Antarctic Researchers & Explorers
In 2015 37,405 visitors made a trip to Antarctica, compared with 10,000 in 1999 and zero in 1914. Satellite communications is your only point of contact.
Still, it’s the most remote and forbidding stretch of wilderness in the world, exponentially more difficult to reach than nearly every other landmass. You’ll need a permit and you'll have to follow the Antarctic Conservation Act, which prohibits tampering with the ecosystem in any way. I’ve been to Antarctica four times, and if you want to step foot on the bottom of the world,