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Journey to the Antarctic Circle

From £6450 for 14 days
Trip Overview

Enter the southernmost region on earth then take things a step further as you cross the Antarctic Circle. This is nature at its harshest yet Antarctica’s wildlife thrives, having adapted to the beautiful, barren surrounds by the thousands. Experience the thrill of seeing seals lie on the icefloe, whales breaching the frigid waters and penguins patrolling the rocky shoreline in vast numbers. Zip around the ice-filled bays by Zodiac, landing on Antarctica itself for onshore excursions and jaw-dropping views witnessed by seldom few. With towering mountains, glaciers and mammoth icebergs dotting the landscape, you may not understand how the wildlife survives here, but you can’t blame them for wanting to stay.

Essential Info
Starts: Ushuaia
Ends: Disembark
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Polar
Trip Code: IGQMJC
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Antarctica, Argentina
What's Included

Meals

13 Breakfasts included
11 Lunches included
12 Dinners included

Transport

Expedition cruise ship,zodiac

Accommodation

Trip Highlights

•   Take advantage of extra days at the Antarctic Peninsula on this extended expedition. That means more places, more landings and more time to see Antarctica’s incredible wildlife and landscapes.

•   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: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£6,450pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY2(TripleInterior)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£13,715pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY9(JuniorSuite)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£9,675pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY4A(SinglePorthole)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£8,870pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY1(SingleInterior)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£14,520pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY10(Owner’sSuite)' room type
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Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£8,870pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY3(TwinInterior)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£9,675pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY4(TwinPorthole)' room type
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Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£10,485pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY5(TwinWindow)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 5th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£11,290pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY6(ComfortTwin)' room type
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Hola! Welcome to Ushuaia, the gateway to Antarctica, located at the bottom of Argentina. These parts are known as Tierra del Fuego – ‘the End of the World’ – but this is just the beginning of your Antarctic adventure. You’ll meet your fellow travellers at the hotel this afternoon, but if you arrive early there are plenty of ways to entertain yourself. Those with a day or two in hand may want to head to Tierra del Fuego National Park on a full day’s adventure, but if you’ve only got a few hours to kill then why not take a stroll around town and visit the waterfront overlooking the Beagle Channel, or perhaps get a taste of Argentina’s famous cuisine at a local restaurant.
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