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This is a retired British station turned into a museum and basically the only gift shop on the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mav4324
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yaphank, United States
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Post card from Antarctica?

Well, from here you can send a post card from the most southerly Post Office in the world. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derek P
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a retired British station turned into a museum and basically the only gift shop on the continent of Antarctica. Yet it is in an amazing part of the world unspoiled by MAN.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, from here you can send a post card from the most southerly Post Office in the world. It is touristy and there are tourist trinkets and memorabilia but, on this occasion, it is justifiable as it helps the United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Who knows when you will get it? Port Lockroy is provisioned by passing ships - during the spring/summer on a frequent basis - however nothing goes fast and it will circle through the UK before it gets to you ......wherever that is!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jacksbat3
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Learned all about “Base A” at Fort Lockroy and the amazing work that went into restoring key pieces of Antarctic history by the United Kingdom Antarctic Herotage Trust. Had to post the obligatory postcards from Antarctica here!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jeanna007
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of an Antarctic cruise. An amazing opportunity to visit the museum and see the old equipment. Loved sending postcards home from the Antarctic. Treated myself to souvenirs which were all reasonably priced and much admiration to the volunteer staff who live...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank gillian m
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is the place to send your postcards in very reasonable price.. 1 usd per postcard.. as 2017 dec. you can buy gifts there also. and after shopping there are penguins outside the house. recommend you write your cards before the post office.. save your...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

How fun to send your loved ones a postcard that gets stamped in Antarctica! The price of the stamp is $1-reasonable considering the logistics.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Deb W
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Since one does not go on a self-drive tour of the area, visiting will depend upon the itinerary of your boat and the weather but we were fortunate to visit. Aside from being able to mail postcards there is a museum and a shop to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AnAnthropologist
Reviewed 18 January 2018

You can post mail from Antarctica here- delivery times are slow so it's more for the novelty factor and having the Antarctica stamp on the postcard!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Our trip included a trip to Port Lockroy. Staff came on board prior to going on the island. 300 people fight for 4 positions to man this post office for several months each year. Its just plain nice to have a post card to actually...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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I was on an Oceanwide trip on board The Plancius, which I would happily recommend. If you want to do a trip to Antarctica, bear in mind that big cruise ships can't always get close because of fuel issues. Also, bigger ships... More
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