Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands (Malvinas) & South Georgia

Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands (Malvinas) & South Georgia

» Antarctica

» Dec 27 2021Jan 18 2022 (23 DAYS)

» EMBARKATION: Ushuaia

» DISEMBARKATION: Ushuaia

EXPEDITION IN BRIEF

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

  • Day 1 – Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Day 2 – Embarkation
  • Day 3 – At sea
  • Day 4 and 5 – Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Days 6 and 7 – At Sea
  • Days 8 to 11 – South Georgia
  • Days 12 and 13 – At Sea
  • Days 14 to 16 – South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Days 17 and 18 ­– Antarctic Circle
  • Days 19 and 20 – Northbound Along the Peninsula
  • Days 21 and 22 – Crossing the Drake Passage
  • Day 23 – Disembark in Ushuaia

SHIP

Ocean Diamond

ADVENTURE OPTIONS

Camping
Kayaking
Paddling Excursion

ACTIVITIES

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Single Obstructed View

Twin Obstructed View

Twin Window

Single Porthole

Triple

Library

Dinning Room

Our Epic Antarctica voyage is called so for a reason—it includes all of the major Antarctic highlights you can imagine. From the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) to South Georgia to the Antarctic Peninsula, you will have countless unforgettable moments on this adventure-packed, 23-day voyage. Start with the Falklands, reminiscent of both sandy Cape Cod and the English moors, home to albatross, dolphins, and five species of penguins. From there, venture to South Georgia where you’ll enter the home of 300,000 breeding king penguins, 50 million other seabirds and 5 million seals. Then, explore the stunning Antarctic Peninsula, and finally cross the Antarctic Circle—a significant milestone for any world traveler.


CABINS & PRICES

Triple USD 19,495
Twin (obst. view) USD 27,995
Twin (window) USD 29,495
Single (obst. View) USD 34,995
Single (porthole) USD 34,995
Suite USD 31,995
Balcony Suite USD 33,495
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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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