Port Lockroy Overview
When looking for places to visit in Antarctica, do not forget the natural harbour of Port Lockroy. Located on the north western shore of the Wiencke Island, Port Lockroy is a major tourist attraction, especially for those entering Antarctica in cruise ships. This natural harbour has been in use since the second World War, and has served as home for whaling stations as well as military bases. As of now, Port Lockroy is being used as a research station. You can visit the post office and museum here to learn about the port’s history.

Location: North-western shore of Wiencke Island, Palmer Archipelago, Antarctic Peninsula

Highlights: historic significance, Penguin colonies, Penguin Post Office, Bransfield House
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