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Antarctica, South Georgia and Falklands Explorer

From £10990 for 21 days
Trip Overview
An epic, 21-day adventure across the depths of the Drake Passage awaits. The destination? The awe-inspiring Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. Discover just how impressive Shackleton’s journey was and become immersed in wildlife encounters along the way. Visit penguin rookeries, watch whales breach and scout for seals along the shoreline, with a team of onboard polar experts leading Zodiac excursions through the ice-filled bays and on land. Days at sea offer comfortable living quarters and services catering for health and wellness, as well as a program of lectures and screenings to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of the area, adding to what really is a once-in-a-lifetime trip to discover the last frontier.
Essential Info
Starts: Ushuaia
Ends: Ushuaia – Disembarkation Day
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Polar
Trip Code: IGQMWS
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Antarctica, Argentina, Falkland Islands
What's Included

Meals

20 Breakfasts included
18 Lunches included
19 Dinners included

Transport

Expedition cruise ship,zodiac

Accommodation

Trip Highlights

•   Retrace the route of the legendary Sir Ernest Shackleton, who led three expeditions to the Antarctic region, and uncover the historical events of his journey.

•   Freezing is great but freedom is better. Customise your trip with a wide range of optional activities on top of regular Zodiac excursions. Explore the water by kayak, sign up for a photography masterclass, rejuvenate with some onboard yoga and a massage, take a refreshing polar plunge or camp overnight like a true polar explorer.

•   Whereas most polar expeditions of this kind have a crew-to-passenger ratio of ten, fifteen or twenty to one, Intrepid expeditions on the Ocean Endeavour have an expedition crew member for every 8 passengers for a greater personal touch.

•   Our experienced leaders have made hundreds of polar voyages between them. They’re experts in marine biology, glaciology and Antarctic history, and they’ll share their knowledge throughout the journey during a comprehensive lecture program.

•   Rest assured that footprints are all you’ll leave behind. Your Antarctica expedition is carbon offset, and we serve only sustainably sourced seafood, avoid single-use plastics and use biodegradable and phosphate-free cleaning products.

•   Travelling solo? This is your perfect Antarctic adventure, with single cabins at the same price as some twins.

Where you'll be staying

Ocean Endeavour 2020

Not only is the Ocean Endeavour the only polar expedition ship in Antarctica focused on health and wellness – it also has, on our new voyages starting in 2020, one crew member for every eight travellers. This outstanding crew-to-passenger ratio means a greater personal touch and more time with onboard experts. With contemporary interiors, lounges for learning and reflection, Zodiacs for remote exploration, a wide range of cabin types, a surplus of space and breathtaking 360° views from the flydeck, the Ocean Endeavour is the Antarctic expedition vessel to be on in 2020.

Ocean Endeavour Price List 2020

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Dates & Availability
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Availability
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£10,990pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY2(TripleInterior)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£19,360pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY10(Owner’sSuite)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£14,520pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY4A(SinglePorthole)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£13,715pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY1(SingleInterior)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£13,715pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY3(TwinInterior)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£14,520pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY4(TwinPorthole)' room type
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Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£15,325pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY5(TwinWindow)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£16,135pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY6(ComfortTwin)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 17th Jan 2021
Returning: 6th Feb 2021
£16,940pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY7(SelectTwin)' room type
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Fully Booked
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to the port city of Ushuaia for the start of your Antarctic adventure. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel and settle in before meeting your fellow travellers. If you’re arriving earlier there are plenty of activities to choose from. Visit Tierra del Fuego National Park on a full day’s adventure, or perhaps take a walk around town, visiting the waterfront overlooking the Beagle Channel. The Museo Maritimo (Maritime Museum), housed in an old prison, will give you a sense of the city’s history, or enjoy a delectable combination of Argentinean wine and steak at a local restaurant.
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