- 13 Days
- January to February
November to December
- National Geographic Explorer
- £11,459 per person
- 2020: 8th November, 18th November, 28th November, 8th December, 18th December, 28th December
- 2021: 7th January, 17th January, 27th January, 6th February
This Expedition Includes:
- All meals, beverages and gratuities
- Pre-cruise hotel stays in Buenos Aires or Santiago
- Charter flights from Buenos Aires or Santiago to Ushuaia
- All excursions – including Zodiac tours and kayaking trips
- 5 full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula
- Spot gentoo, chinstrap and Adelie penguins, seals, whales and dolphins
Explore The White Continent on this 13-day Antarctica expedition which features 5 days of immersive exploration in the most remote region on earth.
Your expedition begins with an overnight hotel stay in either Buenos Aires (if sailing on National Geographic Explorer) or Santiago (if sailing on National Geographic Orion). The following morning you will take an internal flight over Patagonia to Ushuaia, regarded as the world’s southernmost city. Here you will board your state-of-the-art ship, either the National Geographic Explorer or the National Geographic Orion and begin a journey across the legendary Drake Passage.
Once your ship has arrived in the Antarctic Peninsula, your adventure will really get underway. With almost 24 hours of daylight and no scheduled itinerary, the Expedition Team onboard will lead you and your fellow guests on a unique 5 day tour of this breathtaking region. Each day will bring the chance to explore somewhere new and be further enhanced by an informative series of onboard briefings and lectures.
Weather permitting, your ship’s fleet of Zodiacs will be deployed daily in order to cruise at touching distance from mountainous icebergs or get closer to the waddles of penguins that line the jagged shorelines. You will also be given the opportunity to step ashore to enjoy hiking tours and take part in excursions by kayak.
On the ninth day your time in Antarctica will draw to a close and your ship will set sail north, again through Drake Passage. This two-day crossing will provide you with plenty of time to relax and reflect on your experience. You may also wish to use the onboard facilities to upload photos from your trip, or make contact with friends and relatives via the onboard WiFi.
Upon arrival back in Ushuaia, you will be flown back to either Buenos Aires (if sailing on National Geographic Explorer) or Santiago (Orion) in order to catch your connecting flight back to the UK. Of course, should you wish to say a little longer in either of these fantastic cities, simply let our Expedition Experts know.Contact Us