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South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

» Antarctica

» Nov 3 2019Nov 12 2019 (10 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 – Arrival Ushuaia
  • Days 2 and 3 – Cross Drake Passage
  • Days 4 and 5 – South Shetland Islands
  • Days 6 and 7  – Antarctic Peninsula
  • Days 8 and 9 – Depart Antarctica – At Sea
  • Day 10 – Back to Ushuaia and disembarkation

SHIP

Ocean Atlantic

ADVENTURE OPTIONS

Kayaking

ACTIVITIES

Photography

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Onboard our strong, ice-classed expedition vessel, Ocean Atlantic, we are sure to get close to the dramatic coastlines. Zodiac cruising and shore landings are an important and considerable part of the planned itinerary, enabling all expedition guests to set foot several times on the Antarctic continent, as well as the many surrounding sub-antarctic islands.

Departing Ushuaia in Argentina, we cross the mighty Drake Passage en-route for the South Shetland Islands, making Zodiac landings at penguin rookeries, research stations and fascinating lookuots along the way. Continuing southward, deep into the inlets of Antarctica, we pass the famous Gerlache Strait, where 3000-ft ice cliffs rise straight out of the still water. On no other journey can you exprience so much pristine nature and varied wildlife in so few days!
When Ocean Atlantic returns to Tierra del Fuego and Ushuaia, we pass close to the mythical Cape Horn – the southermost point on South America; a celebrated maritime landmark.

Any voyage to Antarctica is an adventure, but with a maximum capacity of 198 guests aboard Ocean Atlantic, this cruise offers a unique experience for the few. Shore landings, excursions, lectures and whale safaris are easily accommodated to help you enjoy a matchless expedition experience.


CABINS & PRICES

CAT G SOLD OUT
CAT F SOLD OUT
CAT E SOLD OUT
CAT D SOLD OUT
CAT C SOLD OUT
CAT B SOLD OUT
CAT A SOLD OUT
Premium Suite SOLD OUT

All rates per person in USD

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INCLUDES

  • 10-day cruise with accommodation in a shared double cabin featuring ensuite facilities
  • All Zodiac landings and excursions as per itinerary
  • Expedition parka
  • Rubber boot rentals
  • Guiding and lectures by our expedition leader and team
  • English-speaking expedition team
  • Full board on the ship – breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks
  • Free tea and coffee 24 hours daily
  • Taxes

EXCLUDES

  • Extra excursions and activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Single room supplement and cabin upgrades
  • Meals not on board the ship
  • Beverages (other than coffee and tea)
  • Tips for the crew (we recommend USD 13.5 per person per day)
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers to/from the ship
  • Anything not mentioned under ’Inclusions’

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