Highlights of Antarctica


Departure date
Unknown
Duration
12 days

Discover the wonders of the seventh continent

  • 12-day expedition cruise, starting in Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, flying to Ushuaia and then onwards to Antarctica in the summer months.

  • Discover Antarctica's wildlife, as we spot seals, penguin colonies and go whale watching against backdrops of staggering natural beauty.

  • Join our Expedition Team as they deliver lectures and accompany landings, sharing their knowledge on glaciology, wildlife, climate change and polar exploration.

Breathtaking icescapes

Marvel at colossal glaciers and icebergs on this incredible Antarctica expedition cruise. Experience nature's majesty as we navigate ever-changing icescapes on our hybrid-powered ship. Your Expedition Team will bring you close to your stunning surroundings on ice-cruising and landing activities.

Antarctic wildlife

It's a busy time for the wildlife of Antarctica between November and March. In October and November, penguins court and nest, while December and January is when penguins hatch. February and March offer peak whale watching opportunities. 

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 12-day expedition cruise.

Flights

  • Return flights in economy class between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia

Hotel

  • Overnight in Buenos Aires before the expedition cruise, including breakfast

Transfers

  • Transfer from the hotel in Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires airport before the expedition cruise
  • Transfers between Ushuaia airport and the ship, including a brief tour of the town

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurants Aune and Fredheim
  • À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to use at water refill stations on board
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard Activities

  • Experts on the Expedition Team deliver in-depth lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • Citizen Science programme allows guests to assist with live scientific research
  • Professional onboard photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • Use of the ship’s hot tubs, panoramic sauna, outdoor and indoor gyms and outdoor running track
  • Informal gatherings with the crew such as daily recaps and preparation for the day to come

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats while in Antarctica
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities
  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition Photographers help with your camera settings before landings

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel insurance

  • Luggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

The beat of Buenos Aires

Day 1

Early start in Ushuaia

Day 2

Get set for Antarctica

Day 3-4

Antarctica: another world

Day 5-9

Returning to warmer waters

Day 10-11

Back to Buenos Aires

Day 12

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Expedition Team in Antarctica

Your onboard guides are local experts in areas of interest specific to Antarctica