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Gerard Baker

Gerard Baker is a BBC presenter and documentary maker, having made more than 30 radio and television documentaries in the past 25 years from Antarctica to the Himalaya. A renowned author, Gerard has published 15 books on subjects as wide as beekeeping to books for the Great British Bake Off. As a historian, he shares his love of the destinations we travel to with passion and clarity. As a naturalist with degrees in Botany, Zoology and Environmental Management, he also shares a love of the natural world and is well placed to interpret on shore within all the zones in which we travel.

Gerard has spent more than 4000 nights on the Antarctic continent as a multiple winterer, working in logistics and conservation. When at home, he keeps bees and breeds fox red Labradors.

My upcoming expeditions

Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent

  • Jan 6 2023
  • Jan 16 2023
  • Jan 26 2023
  • Feb 5 2023