Whichaway is our flagship camp and sits on the shores of one of the freshwater lakes of the ice-free Schirmacher Oasis.

We’ve designed 6 heated ‘polar pods’ with cutting-edge exteriors and old-world interiors that conjure up images of Antarctica’s rich heritage of exploration. Our guests really love to sit back and chat in the communal lounge, library and dining area which is a wonderful space to relax with amazing views.

Savour gourmet meals prepared by your private chef, enjoy a sauna with view of the glacier, sip cocktails by the fire, and cross off bucket list adventures like visiting the South Pole, ice climbing, hiking over ice waves, and coming face-to-face with 28,000 emperor penguins.

whichaway lounge


Our collection of polar books encompasses lesser-known facts on the indigenous wildlife and the explorers of old


Write postcards and letters from the warm and cosy lounge


Sensational food and carefully selected wines make the evening’s dining an unforgettable experience


The perfect place to chat and enjoy cuisine from our award-winning chef

Elegant dining

Every day, our chefs design a hearty breakfast to prepare you for your day followed by an exquisite six-course tasting menu accompanied by a selection of our Cape Town vineyards' finest wines.


Three separate shower rooms are available 24/7

Sleeping pods

The pods are cosy and spacious, with rich textures and soft furnishings

En suite

The wash area and toilets of each sleeping pod

Sleeping pods

The pods are cosy and spacious, with rich textures and soft furnishings

Activities around camp

Ice Tunnels

A photographer's dream. Explore a maze of surreal ice tunnels that have been sculpted by seasonal meltwater
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Nunatak climb

With the help of our expert guides, scale a blue-ice glacier and reach the easy summit of "Nunatak" mountain for spectacular views
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Mighty abseil

Experience an exhilarating descent from the summit of a 100 metre-high cliff surrounded by an amphitheatre of glimmering blue ice
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Ice climbing

Learn this exciting sport using crampons and ice-axes, allowing you to scale seemingly impossible walls of ice
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Rock climbing

Our former world champions will teach you how to safely scale the stunning red granite walls that encircle our camp
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Ice caves

The meltwater that flows through tunnels and caves will defy your imagination
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Rope walk

An easy traverse above a 200ft cliff with spectacular views across the ice waves below
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Adventurers picnic

Refuel on the top of a rugged peak with views to every horizon, the perfect opportunity to sip on a cocktail with 1,000-year-old ice
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Polar talks

Learn the extraordinary tales of the explorers of old whilst in the same environment
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South Pole & Emperors
7/8 days
This trip combines the magnificent Emperor Penguins with a flight to the southernmost point on earth - the Geographic South Pole.
Early Emperors
5/6 days
This trip offers unique access to a magnificent penguin colony when the chicks are taking their first steps off their parent's feet.
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