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Antarctica - Polar Circle

Starting at:
Per Person
$ 7,700
Length
12 Days
Embark
Ushuaia
Disembark
Ushuaia
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 7,700

Highlights

This Polar Circle and Antarctic Peninsula cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to dive in the iceberg-heavy waters.

Ships

Plancius

An authentic expedition ship with comfort and character specially built for oceanographic voyages.

Standard Activities

compass
Navigation Workshops
camera 2
Photography Workshops
Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing
Whale Watching
Whale Watching
Only available on 03/21/2024 and 03/23/2025
Zodiac Cruises
Zodiac Cruises

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

End of the world, start of a journey

Your voyage begins where the world drops off. Ushuaia, Argentina, reputed to be the southernmost city on the planet, is located on the far southern tip of South America. Starting in the afternoon, you embark from this small resort town on Tierra del Fuego, nicknamed “The End of the World,” and sail the mountain-fringed Beagle Channel for the remainder of the evening.

Ushuaia
Embarkation Point
Days 2-3

Path of the polar explorers

Days 4-9

Sights of late summer Antarctica

Days 10-11

Familiar seas, familiar friends

Day 12

There and back again

Route Map

There are 14 main destinations visited
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Departure Dates

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March 23 - Apr 3, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 7,700 - $ 11,200

Extra Activities

Explore these 3 add on activities
Tent set up on ice
From $ 225 Per Person

Camping

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From $ 460 Per Person

Kayaking

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From $ 700 Per Person

Diving

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What's Included

  • Voyage aboard the indicated vessel as indicated in the itinerary
  • All meals throughout the voyage aboard the ship including snacks, coffee and tea.
  • All shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage by Zodiac.
  • Program of lectures by noted naturalists and leadership by experienced expedition staff.
  • Free use of rubber boots and snowshoes.
  • Luggage transfer from pick-up point to the vessel on the day of embarkation, in Ushuaia.
  • Pre-scheduled group transfer from the vessel to the airport in Ushuaia (directly after disembarkation).
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the programme.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure material.

What's Excluded

  • Any airfare, whether on scheduled or charter flights
  • Pre- and post- land arrangements.
  • Passport and visa expenses.
  • Government arrival and departure taxes.
  • Meals ashore.
  • Baggage, cancellation and personal insurance (which is strongly recommended).
  • Excess baggage charges and all items of a personal nature such as laundry, bar, beverage charges and telecommunication charges.
  • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyages for stewards and other service personnel aboard (guidelines will be provided).