Antarctica – a beautiful, ice-covered land at the southernmost tip of the Earth. Over the years it has been of great importance to the scientists and polar researchers. For more than two decades now Antarctica has become a growing destination. What do the tourists seek? What do they have to face there? The rise in visitor numbers has recently called the attention of global authorities concerned about the future of the continent because of the environmental impacts of the tourism industry. Let us get familiar with the important issues connected with the icy tourism.