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New Year in Antarctica

From £4585 for 11 days
Trip Overview
Experience a New Year’s celebration like no other on this 11-day adventure along the Antarctic Peninsula. Spend the days in search of humpback whales, seals and orcas from the bow of a Zodiac, and the evenings making the most of the ship’s onboard comforts including a heated pool, sauna and gym. With land excursions, adventurous optional activities and an ongoing lecture program delivered by polar experts, this Antarctica expedition is the most memorable way to start the year.
Essential Info
Starts: Ushuaia
Ends: Ushuaia
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Polar
Trip Code: IGQMNY
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Antarctica, Argentina
What's Included

Meals

10 Breakfasts included
8 Lunches included
9 Dinners included

Transport

Expedition cuise ship,zodiac

Accommodation

Trip Highlights

•   Toast to the New Year in the southernmost region in the world and enjoy the included onboard celebrations

•   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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Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£4,585pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY2(TripleInterior)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£12,905pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY9(JuniorSuite)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£8,410pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY4A(SinglePorthole)' room type
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Fully Booked
Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£8,065pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY1(SingleInterior)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£13,715pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY10(Owner’sSuite)' room type
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Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£8,065pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY3(TwinInterior)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£8,410pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY4(TwinPorthole)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£9,175pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY5(TwinWindow)' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 27th Dec 2020
Returning: 6th Jan 2021
£10,485pp
This price is for a 'cATEGORY6(ComfortTwin)' room type
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
The countdown to New Year (and your departure) begins in Ushuaia, a small town at the bottom of Argentina. You’ll meet your fellow revellers – ah, travellers – at your hotel later today, but if you arrive early there are plenty of ways to entertain yourself at Tierra del Fuego (the ‘End of the World). The world-famous national park can be visited on a day trip or, if you’ve only a few hours to kill, take a stroll around the surprisingly busy downtown. Avenida San Martin is the main shopping strip and will have you covered for any last-minute Antarctic essentials, while the Museo Maritimo is worth a visit to learn about Ushuaia’s fascinating history.
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