‘There’s something otherworldly about the inner atmosphere of ice caves that can only be experienced with one’s own eyes.’
Ice caves of Antarctica
Located inside the Erebus Ice Tongue, the ice caves are a protected place and can only be visited from McMurdo Station.
Mer de Glace, Chamonix, France
A cog train ride takes you here and a further climb down 400 steps will bring you to this ‘sea of ice’.
Kamchatka’s Ice Cave, Russia
Surrounded with active volcanoes on the surface, the ice is so thin that when the sun shines, it shimmers multicolour lights.
Lake Baikal, Russia
Getting to the caves in the world’s oldest and deepest freshwater lake is itself an adventure.
Skaftafell ice cave, Iceland
Located in the Skaftafell National Park, the blue ice can be usually seen after heavy winter rain.
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
With the third largest frosted network of ice, the caves here form long white icicles protruding from floor and ceiling.