Antarctica in Depth

Quite simply, Antarctica defies the imagination. Remote, pristine and undeniably beautiful, this awe-inspiring region of untouched icescapes, mountains rising from the sea, and incredible, diverse wildlife will literally take your breath away. Mountains that have never felt human footfall and an abundance of wildlife greet you as you cruise on the World’s First Discovery Yachts.

Wake up to spectacular scenery and ice-filled channels, spend your days marvelling at the many wonders along the Antarctic Peninsula. Set out exploring via Zodiac, kayak, helicopter^ and submarine^, and immerse yourself in the spectacle. The constantly changing weather, scenery and colours provide unique opportunities for professional and amateur photographers alike, leaving you awestruck with memories that will last a lifetime. (^Helicopter and Submarine excursions are an additional expense, subject to regulatory approval, ice and weather conditions).

Price Includes

Only 200 guests on board
100% spacious Verandah Suites
Butler service for every guest
Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
Complimentary beverages all day, every day
16 member Specialist Polar Discovery Team
Scenic Discovery excursions
Engaging lecture and education program on board
Complimentary expedition parka, water bottle plus use of special polar boots
Internal flights and taxes
All tipping and gratuities

 
Departure Date
10 November 2021

Bonus

Earlybird offer: Save up to 10% on full fare*

Room/Cabin information
Category DA Verandah Suite
Offer Ends

30 Sep 19,

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

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Day 1 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Latin passion and European Romance define the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, a dynamic mecca known for its wide-ranging architectural styles, contemporary and historic arts, and culinary pleasures and parrillas (steakhouses).  

Day 2 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia
From our hotel, we transfer to the airport and fly from Buenos Aires, Argentina to the port of Ushuaia, and step aboard your home away from home for the next 12 days – Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yacht. Departing in the late afternoon, we begin our journey by sailing down the picturesque Beagle Channel.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Crossing the Drake Passage

Look around and behold the cape petrels flying about the ship, majestic albatross soaring on the wind, and Wilson’s storm petrels skipping along the ocean surface. Our onboard Discovery Team enlightens you about Antarctica and its natural history, bringing the journey to life with their impressive experience and knowledge of the region. Early afternoon on Day 3 we watch for our first icebergs and hope to do our first landing.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Crossing the Drake Passage

Cruise the Drake Passage.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Antarctic Peninsula

Voyaging overnight along the Gerlache Strait we arrive at the breath-taking Antarctica Peninsula, a land as vast as it is magical. We set out on Zodiacs, kayaks, helicopters^ or submarine^, and venture to penguin rookeries, historic sites and scientific stations, and cruise around majestic icebergs. Discover secluded bays via kayak, plunge below the surface to underwater kingdoms by submarine, and circle above incredible inland vistas in a helicopter. Keep your eyes peeled for leopard seals snacking among the icebergs, and later, step ashore for moments you’ll never forget.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Antarctic Peninsula
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Antarctic Peninsula
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Antarctic Peninsula
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 - Antarctic Peninsula

Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 - Antarctic Peninsula

Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 - At Sea
Soak in the incredible array of Antarctic experiences you’ve had as we head north across the Drake Passage. Luxuriate on board as you observe seabirds and aquatic life, capture once-in-a-lifetime photos, and share in the knowledge of our world leading Discovery Team.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 - At Sea
A day at sea.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 - Ushuaia > Buenos Aires
Relax as we cruise along the Beagle Channel in the early morning. We disembark after breakfast for our flight back to Buenos Aires.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Helloworld Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 19 August 2019 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Valid for new bookings only until 30 September 2019.  Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Offer applicable for new bookings only. All savings are included in the advertised price.  Airfares are not included. For new bookings only, not available in conjunction with any other offer. First non-refundable deposit due within 7 days of booking. Earlybird fares are strictly limited and subject to availability. Price includes Earlybird Fare and Early Payment Discount, with full payment due 31 January 2020. Pricing and offers are based on Antarctica in Depth 101S101121 Cat DA Verandah Suite. ^Helicopter and submarine at an additional cost and subject to regulatory approval.  Limited in Polar and remote regions.  Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Scenic and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.