Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

» Antarctica

» Dec 7 2019Dec 18 2019 (11 DAYS)

» EMBARKATION: Ushuaia

» DISEMBARKATION: Ushuaia

EXPEDITION IN BRIEF

  • Discover why this trip is perfect for first-time visitors to Antarctica
  • Explore highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Learn about the environment and wildlife from on-board lecturers and specialists
  • Experience abundant wildlife: penguins, seals, whales and more!

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

  • Day 1 – Ushuaia
  • Day 2 – Embarkation day
  • Day 3 and 4 – Crossing the Drake Passage
  • Days 5 to 8 – South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Days 9 and 10 – Crossing the Drake
  • Day 11 – Disembarkation in Ushuaia

You’ll enjoy iconic Antarctic highlights, exhilarating adventures and be rewarded with memories to last a lifetime.

SHIP

World Explorer

ADVENTURE OPTIONS

Camping
Kayaking
Stand-up paddleboarding

ACTIVITIES

Antarctica has been inspiring explorers for centuries. And this expedition offers you the chance to discover why, with an unforgettable journey through the spectacular wilderness of the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula. You’ll encounter a world where nature creates the rules, her unpredictable temperament making each trip unique, exciting and personal.

Imagine cruising in a Zodiac through crackling sea ice like shattered glass, witnessing penguins building their nests, or navigating through a maze of icebergs, each one uniquely shaped by its journey through the sea. You’ll enjoy iconic Antarctic highlights, exhilarating adventures and be rewarded with memories to last a lifetime.


CABINS & PRICES

Triple USD
Superior Suite USD
Premium Suite USD
Corner Suite USD
Deluxe Balcony Suite USD
Owner’s Balcony Suite USD
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INCLUDES

  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks on board
  • All shore landings per the daily program
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • An official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • A hair dryer and bathrobes in every cabin
  • Comprehensive predeparture materials, including a map and an informative Antarctic Reader
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • All gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person
  • Group transfer in Ushuaia from the airport to the pre-expedition hotel on Day 1
  • One night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Ushuaia, with breakfast
  • Group transfer from the hotel to the ship on embarkation day
  • Group transfer upon disembarkation in Ushuaia from the ship to the local airport

EXCLUDES

  • International airfare
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Additional overnight accommodation
  • Optional adventure activities

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