International Antarctic Centre: General Admission
Length: General Admission 2-3 hours
Tour Style: an audio guide for FITs ($5 hiring fee); a semi-guided tour for groups
Group Size: no limitation
Meals: Our Cafe is open daily from 8am-5pm; group lunch menus are avaiable
per adult from
- Hagglund Ride
- Antarctic Storm
- Penguin Feeding Show
- 4D Movies
- HD Movie
- Antarctic Gallery
- Day 1 : General AdmissionBe chilled in our incredible Antarctic storm room. Be thrilled on an all-terrain vehicle tour. Make friends with penguins and huskies. Learn about the first expeditions, modern day life on Scott Base and the future of humanity on the ice. Be amazed through the big screen ice tour and astonished within the immersive 4D theatre. In just a few hours here the icy continent will create memories to last a lifetime.Meals :None
- We are open daily 9am-5.30pm every day of the year.
- Our Cafe is open daily from 8am-5pm
The FREE shuttle pick-up and drop-off stop in the city is located outside the Canterbury Museum in Rolleston Ave.
The Penguin Express departs from Canterbury Museum at 9.00am, 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm daily.
The shuttle departs International Antarctic Centre at 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.
Please note: The Penguin Express is a service only for visitors to the Antarctic Centre.
PENGUIN BACKSTAGE TOUR
Limited to just 8 visitors per tour, the XCLUSIVE pass takes you into the areas not accessible to other visitors, hosted by one of our Antarctic Rangers. See how our quarantine area works, learn about Penguin feeding and husbandry and take your Penguin knowledge to the next level!
Tours are in English only and run daily at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm. Bookings are essential due to the limited numbers. Tour is not suitable for children under 6 years of age.
Child (5-15 years) $15
Family (2A+3C) $80
Senior/Student (with ID) $20
Please note that all visitors wishing to book the Backstage Tour must also purchase a valid Xpress or General Admission Attraction entry ticket.