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Crossing the Antarctic Circle From Buenos Aires

From £6800 for 14 days
Trip Overview
Cast off from Ushuaia, Argentina, to embark on an adventure to one of the most beautiful and remote locations on the planet. Sail across the notorious Drake Passage bound for the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Explore a world covered in ice and snow; marvel at the odd shapes and spectacular hues of drifting icebergs; spot albatross, cormorants, seals, penguins and whales; and discover the land of the midnight sun - the blues and whites of Antarctica are truly breathtaking.
Essential Info
Starts: Buenos Aires
Ends: Ushuaia to Buenos Aires
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Sailing
Trip Code: IGQMAE
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Antarctica, Argentina
What's Included

Meals

13 Breakfasts included
11 Lunches included
12 Dinners included

Transport

Plane,Ship,Zodiac

Accommodation

Trip Highlights

•   Follow in the path of historic explorers as you cross the legendary Drake Passage. Weather permitting, squeeze through the photogenic Lemaire Channel between the mountains of Booth Island and the Antarctic continent

•   See an incredible range of wildlife, such as minke, humpback and orca whales and gentoo, Adelie and chinstrap penguins. Zodiac cruises allow you to get right up close - if you're lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of a leopard seal

•   Few people ever get the opportunity to set foot on the Great White Continent or venture as deep into Antarctica as the Antarctic Circle, but you'll be one of them

•   A diversity of possible landing sites and activities allows you to see the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula from multiple perspectives

Where you'll be staying

Ocean Endeavour

The largest in our fleet, the Ocean Endeavour offers an unmatched sense of space.  She has plenty of outdoor space on the expansive decks to watch the magnificent scenery go by.  Spacious lounge and bar areas for relaxing with a drink or chatting to fellow travellers.  This ship allows you to be part of it all, or to enjoy Antarctica in quiet solitude.  There are a variety of cabins to choose from offering something for those on a budget, a great value option for solo travellers, and for those who like the finer things; there is something for everyone.

Endeavour is also the only polar expedition ship in Antarctica focused on health and wellness, and offers a contemporary approach to cuisine and newly-designed health and fitness features. Facilities include a spa serviced by organic spa provider VOYA, His & Hers saunas, a salt water pool, a gym, and a juice and smoothie bar. Complimentary activities include yoga and stretching classes, an exclusive Polar Photography program, the Scientists in Residence program, and more adventure activities than any other vessel.

 

 

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Dates & Availability
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Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£6,800pp
This price is for a 'triple(Interior)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£13,200pp
This price is for a 'juniorSuite' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£11,700pp
£8,775pp
This price is for a 'single(Interior)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£11,400pp
This price is for a 'superiorDouble' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£11,400pp
This price is for a 'superiorTwin' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£12,000pp
£9,000pp
This price is for a 'topDeckDouble' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£9,800pp
This price is for a 'twinPorthole' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£10,900pp
This price is for a 'twinPortholeSuite(1Bathroom)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Jan 2020
Returning: 29th Jan 2020
£10,900pp
This price is for a 'twinPortholeSuite(2Bathrooms)' room type
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos. Welcome to Argentina. Your Antarctic Explorer adventure begins with an overnight stay in Buenos Aires. Meet your leader and shipmates for a welcome meeting this evening at the hotel. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask reception where it will take place. We'll be collecting insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so ensure you bring these details to provide to your leader. If you're going to be late, please inform hotel reception. If you have time during the day, explore the leafy boulevards, hip galleries and European architecture of Buenos Aires. In the evening, perhaps head out for a steak dinner with your new travel companions. Note: A transfer from Buenos Aires airport to the hotel is not included.
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