About The Last Desert
The Last Desert is the only multi-day race on the Antarctic continent. The Last Desert in Antarctica is one of the most incredible journeys in the world. Competitors traverse up to 250 km / 155 miles across the largest desert in the world which is often referred to as the "White Desert". The race is held around the Antarctic Peninsula which has a remarkable history of polar exploration and whaling. The scenic backdrop includes icebergs, mountains, research bases, seals, birds and penguins.
21 Nov 2020Competitor Briefing, Board Ship and Leave Ushuaia
22 Nov 2020At Sea
23 Nov 2020At Sea
24 Nov 2020 - to - 28 Nov 2020Up - To - 6 Stages Completed in Antarctica
30 Nov 2020At Sea
01 Dec 2020At Sea
02 Dec 2020Return to Ushuaia and Disembark Ship
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12 Feb 2020
Share the Antarctica Experience with a friend
Antarctica is a unique place that most people will only visit once in their lifetime. For this reason we open a few places to friends and family member to share the experience (but they don't have to run). If you are interested in bring a friend/family member then let us know.
05 Feb 2020
Follow the footsteps of Captain Cook!
The Last Desert explores the pristine scenery of snow, ice, mountains and waterways and wide variety of wildlife including penguins, birds, whales and seals.
22 Jan 2020
Only 50 places for The Last Desert (Antartica)
If you are planning to join The Last Desert (Antarctica) then reserve your place today!
08 Jan 2020
What is the schedule for The Last Desert?
Find out when to meet, where to meet, how you get there, when the race starts, what you can expect and more!
29 Dec 2019
The most unique way to see Antarctica
If Antarctica isn't on your bucket list it should be. And there is no more unique way to see it than by running up to 250km on up to 6 different locations!
18 Dec 2019
A first hand account of The Last Desert Ultra
Read the blog written in Antarctica after each stage of The Last Desert 2018.
12 Dec 2019
Frequently Asked Questions about The Last Desert!
Thinking about The Last Desert and have some questions? Have a look at the frequently asked questions on the website.
27 Nov 2019
Limited places for The Last Desert (Antarctica)
There are limited places on board the expedition ship for The Last Desert (Antarctica) and they are filling up fast! Only 50 people will be able to race in November 2020. If you plan to join, please complete your registration soon - or let us know if you have any questions [email protected]
13 Nov 2019
Videos of The Last Desert (Antarctica)
Find out what it is really like to race in Antarctica by watching these videos.
05 Nov 2019
The Expedition Ship is your Base Camp
During The Last Desert the expedition ship Plancius becomes your base camp and home for the week. Twin sharing cabins, ensuite bathrooms, meals provided, information from an expert team and all the time with stunning views and wildlife.
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