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Antarctica

Exploring the Antarctic Peninsula

  • Expedition dates

    10 November, 11 December 2021, 8 & 18 February 2022 | 10 December 2022, 8 & 18th February 2023

  • Starts From

    Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ends At

    Ushuaia, Argentina

  • Activities & Attractions

    Penguins, whales, seals, icebergs, glaciers, hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, RIB safaris, camping on snow

  • Starting From Price per person

    AED 30,894

Expedition Overview

This classic Antarctic cruise expedition is an authentic experience of the pristine polar wilderness featuring abundant wildlife and spectacular scenery. Cross the infamous Drake Passage, and check off your bucket list, all the classic ports of visit at Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands.

Your day-wise itinerary

Day 1 - 2

Ushuaia

Enjoy some festive moments in this town, before embarking your ship on second day.

Day 3 - 4

Crossing the Drake Passage

As we cross the famed passage, we celebrate on board with festive menu and traditions.

Day 5 - 8

Antarctica

Have a truly white christmas with incredible wildlife, scenery and activities that we shall experience while hopping between different sites.

Day 10 - 11

Heading back via Drake Passage

Enjoy your last day out on deck, recapping your experiences from the incredible journey.

Day 12

Ushuaia, Argentina

We disembark at Ushuaia, marking an end to a very memorable expedition.
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With special COVID Safety Measures In place

Strict measures have been introduced to ensure you have a safe exploration with us. Tests before boarding, face masks in common areas, hand hygiene, deep cleaning of ship, such protocols for both crew and guests ascertain we all together assure our safety. Our expedition consultant will walk you through in detail of these measures.

Enjoy a Night Out

On Antarctic Snow

Spend a night laying on Antarctic snow, watching the drama of endlessly changing light or listening to scurrying penguins or rambling icebergs. Limited to just 30, its one of the most unique memorable experiences

Join Sea Kayak Club

If paddling is an activity you greatly enjoy, sign up to participate for kayaking with an intimate group of just 8, guided by a professional, with unlimited opportunities throughout the sailing, subject to weather conditions

Hone Your Photography Skills

On the Field

Take chance to learn & practice photography alongside an experienced professional via on board lectures or special workshops during landings. Explore the key elements of photography, experiment with techniques, all for free!

Go for Hikes

Join the expedition team as they invite you to hike through snow and ice-filled wilderness of Antarctica. Hike up to view points, walk among seals or penguins, visit a rookery.

Enjoy Zodiac Cruising

At places not accessible by ship, the expedition team will take you on land on sturdy inflated rubber boats, to observe stunning wildlife, watch icebergs up close, or simply admire the views of particular site.

Get Offshore

Sometimes you make a landing at places some may have never set foot before! With aim to get off ship 1-2 times a day, expect to visit abandoned whaling stations, research stations, see e a rookery, or climb up hills

Penguins

Sighting them in real, is a spectacle on its own! During your sailing in peak summer, penguin rookeries will be at full capacity, with adults rearing their chics - Gentoos, Chinstraps, Adèlie

Seals

While, sighting the crab eaters will be common, we'll just be in time to see weaning of the Leopard & weaning cum rearing of Antarctic fur seals. The weddel seals chicks which have by now become adults will be found molting if spotted

Whales

December sees the arrival back of hungry humpback whales from tropical waters. Expect to spot fin, minke, orcas, southern right & sperm whales among others, all just beginning to arrive for the annual feeding season

Birds

With this peak summer season marking the breeding time for wandering albatross, expect to see shearwaters, petrels, blue-eyed shags, cormorants, sheathbills, skuas, gulls & terns at various different times

MV Sea Spirit

Enjoy an intimate atmosphere aboard this small expedition ship, with a capacity of just 114. Its ice-strengthened hull, ample deck space for wildlife viewing, & state-of-the-art fin stabilizers, make it ideal for polar expeditions

Bridge Visit

The captain & officers welcome you to visit them at the Bridge any time, to have a simple chit chat, discuss their life on board, their experience in polar regions or simply watch the views from the special angle.

Outdoor Bistro

The top deck of the ship features an outdoor bistro, with a jacuzzi, allowing you to enjoy the scenic views while you share meals with fellow travelers or simply sitting to have a hot chocolate

Cabins

Features all - suite accommodations. Each spacious, every cabin's well-appointed location across the decks provides a generous measure of comfort.

What's Included

  • Expedition Cruise in cabin grade of your choice
  • All meals with beverages (breakfast, lunch, dinner, early riser and afternoon treats) during the expedition
  • One night stay in Ushuaia, Argentina before the voyage
  • Transfer from airport to hotel on 1st Day in Ushuaia
  • Transfer from hotel to ship in Ushuaia
  • Transfer from ship to airport or city centre in Ushuaia after voyage
  • Guidance from Professional English speaking expedition team
  • Complimentary Wind and Water resistant jacket
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and equipment needed for optional and included activities
  • Engaging onboard activities and included off shore activities

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Optional Shore Excursions
  • Optional activities with expedition team (like kayaking, snowshoeing, camping)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Handling
  • Optional Gratuities

Special Notes

  • A medical declaration form is required to be submitted by all passengers joining this expedition
  • A travel insurance of repatriation amount USD 200,000 is mandatorily required
  • The above itinerary is only indicative. Weather, ice and sea conditions determine the final framework of exploration. A safe experience at all times will be the priority
  • Kids of age 5 and below cannot be allowed
  • We offer flexible payment plans on request basis. Please ask your consultant for same at time of booking