Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

» Antarctica

» Dec 27 2022Jan 7 2023 (12 DAYS)

» EMBARKATION: Ushuaia

» DISEMBARKATION: Ushuaia

EXPEDITION IN BRIEF

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Day 2 –  Fly to Ushuaia and Embark
  • Day 3 and 4 – Crossing the Drake Passage
  • Days 5 to 9 – South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Days 10 and 11 – Crossing the Drake
  • Day 12 – Disembark in Ushuaia and Fly to Buenos Aires

The Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula

SHIP

Ultramarine

ADVENTURE OPTIONS

Camping
Kayaking
Paddling Excursion
Stand-up paddleboarding

ACTIVITIES

Aerial Sightseeing

If this is your first visit, our classic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in your choice of four stabilized, polar-class vessels; explore majestic natural environments by zodiac and on foot; get up close and personal with penguins, whales and other wildlife; and enjoy talks on history, biology and glaciology by onboard polar experts. You can personalize your adventure with options that suit your interests, and cross the 7th Continent off the list—your way.


CABINS & PRICES

Solo Panorama USD 22,490 20,340
Explorer Triple USD 16,290 14,760
Explorer Suite USD 20,890 17,109
Balcony Suite USD 22,990 18,810
Deluxe Balcony Suite USD 27,090 24,480
Terrace Suite USD 28,090 25,380
Penthouse Suite USD 30,090 27,180
Owner´s Suite USD 36,690 33,120
Ultra suite USD 40,790 36,810

 

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INCLUDES

  • Leadership throughout your voyage by our experienced Expedition Leaders, including shore landings and other activities
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising as per the daily program
  • All shore landings as per the daily program
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board throughout your voyage (Please inform us of any dietary requirements as far in advance as possible. Unfortunately, the ships’ galleys cannot prepare kosher meals.)
  • Select beer and wine during dinner; and coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for landings and Zodiac cruising excursions
  • An official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Hair dryer and bathrobes in every cabin
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency Evacuation insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of USD $500,000 per person
  • One 10- to 15-minute helicopter flightseeing excursion (weather and logistics permitting)

EXCLUDES

  • Mandatory Transfer Package*
  • International airfare
  • Passport and applicable visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned
  • Meals unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights and domestic flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac landing and cruising excursions, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, spa services and other personal charges, unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges (connectivity may vary by location)
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for expedition staff and shipboard crew
  • Additional overnight accommodation
  • Arrival and departure transfers, except where explicitly stated
  • Adventure Options not listed in Included Activities

*MANDATORY TRANSFER PACKAGE INCLUDES: 

  • One night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Buenos Aires with breakfast (Note: The number of guests per room is the same as cabin occupancy on the ship. Due to limited availability, travelers who reserve a suite on board are accommodated in standard rooms at the hotel. Triple rooms may not be available.)
  • Group flight departing from Buenos Aires’ domestic airport (Aeroparque/AEP) to Ushuaia, and returning to Buenos Aires’ international airport (Ezeiza/EZE)
  • Group transfer from hotel to airport in Buenos Aires
  • Group transfer from Ushuaia airport to the ship, and return (Note: Transfer on arrival in Buenos Aires from airport to hotel at the beginning of the journey is not included. Please make your way to the included hotel.)
  • Combined airport transfer and express bus tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park after disembarkation in Ushuaia

PACKAGE PRICE: $995 USD 

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