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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

 

Summary:

If this is your first visit, our classic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in your choice of four stabilized, polar-class vessels; explore majestic natural environm...

Duration
12 Days
Cities
2
Next Departure
27-Dec-2022
Starting at
USD 15,295.00
Price per day
USD 1,275.00

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Operator
Quark Expeditions
Ship
Ultramarine
Tour
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Travel Quality
Extraordinary Travel

Summary

If this is your first visit, our classic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in your choice of four stabilized, polar-class vessels; explore majestic natural environments by zodiac and on foot; get up close and personal with penguins, whales and other wildlife; and enjoy talks on history, biology and glaciology by onboard polar experts. You can personalize your adventure with options that suit your interests, and cross the 7th Continent off the list—your way. 

Starting in 2021, this itinerary allows you to the opportunity to experience our pioneering new vessel, Ultramarine. This purpose-built vessel is designed to extend the boundaries of polar exploration and offer an unmatched Antarctic experience, including a flightseeing tour you’ll never forget and a range of adventure options more extensive than any other ship in its class.  

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Arrive In Buenos Aires, Argentina
Day 2.
Fly To Ushuaia And Embark
Day 3-4.
Crossing The Drake Passage
Day 5-9.
South Shetland Islands And Antarctic Peninsula
Day 10-11.
Crossing The Drake Passage
Day 12.
Disembark In Ushuaia And Fly To Buenos Aires

Ports of call (2): Buenos Aires, Ushuaia

 

Remarks

Highlights

  • Discover why this trip is perfect for first-time visitors to Antarctica
  • Explore highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Travel safely and comfortably aboard any of Quark Expeditions’ three small, ice-strengthened expedition vessels
  • Learn about the environment and wildlife from on-board lecturers and specialists
  • Experience abundant wildlife: penguins, seals, whales and more!
  • On select itineraries, arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the tango capital of the world, and let us take care of the rest of your journey


Ship Information

Ship Name
Ultramarine
Ship Type
Expedition Ship
Max. Passengers
199
 

Travel Package

DescriptionComing from Going to
Cruise (Round Trip) Buenos Aires Buenos Aires


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