Your Antarctic expedition starts in the southernmost tip of Argentina. Gone are the days of basic accommodations on expedition ships; these vessels are not only equipped for everything the Antarctic ocean and weather might throw at them, they are also luxuriously appointed on the inside, with large and comfortable cabins with en suite bathrooms excellent cuisine and first class service. Crossing the renowned Drake Passage takes a couple of days, during which you will have a variety of relevant lectures by your erudite crew. Thereafter the ship glides gently in the calm waters of the Antarctic, allowing you to make the most of the astounding land and seascapes and easy landfall is made using small zodiac boats. The experience is one to remember. From seeing (and hearing!) an iceberg calve a few hundred metres away, to being followed about by Chinstrap penguins; from witnessing a humpback whale breaching to exploring the British heritage site of Port Lockroy.

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    Flight time from London
    16 hours + overnight in Ushuaia and 2 days sailing
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    Time Zone
    UTC -3
  • Currency icon
    Currency
    Varies according to expedition. Ask our expert
  • Temperature icon
    Average Temperature
    -40°C - 10°C

Itinerary

10 Night Expedition

11 Days
from £7,830
per person
Antarctic
Explore Antarctica in style on board the beautifully refurbished Silver Cloud or Silver Explorer. Explore these vast open plains by zodiac and on foot, home to the world’s most incredible wildlife.

18 Night Expedition

19 Days
from £14,400
per person
Antarctic
Explore the remote communities of the Falkland Islands and visit Shackleton's grave in South Georgia en route to the great white continent. A bucket list adventure.

CHARLIE LOCKWOOD

Antarctica Specialist

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