South Pole Traverse

Dare to drive the dangerous South Pole Traverse

South Pole Traverse, also called the McMurdo-South Pole Highway, is the world’s southernmost road. With a length of 1,600 kilometers (995 miles) over the Antarctic ice sheet, this compacted snow road links the McMurdo Station and the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station.

NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.