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Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle

 

Summary:

This expansive expedition takes you into the Antarctic Circle, combining the rich animal life of the Weddell Sea with the surreal shores and islands of the Antarctic Peninsula. Such key landing sites as the legendary Elephant Island and Crystal Sound make...

Duration
14 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
14-Mar-2023
Starting at
± USD 9,245.00
Price per day
± USD 543.00

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Operator
Oceanwide Expeditions
Ship
m/v Hondius
Tour
Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle
Travel Quality
Extraordinary Travel

Summary

This expansive expedition takes you into the Antarctic Circle, combining the rich animal life of the Weddell Sea with the surreal shores and islands of the Antarctic Peninsula. Such key landing sites as the legendary Elephant Island and Crystal Sound make this voyage truly exceptional.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Ushuaia
Day 2-3.
At Sea
Day 4.
Elephant Island
Day 5.
Devil Island
Day 6.
Erebus And Terror Gulf
Day 7.
Cruising
Day 8.
Petermann Island
Day 9.
Detaille Island
Day 10.
Yalour Islands
Day 11.
Melchior Islands
Day 12-13.
At Sea
Day 14.
Ushuaia

Visited Countries (2): Antarctica (Argentina), Argentina

Ports of call (4): Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage, Ushuaia, Weddell Sea

 

Remarks

Important!

All itineraries are for guidance only. Programs may vary depending on ice, weather, and wildlife conditions. Landings are subject to site availabilities, permissions, and environmental concerns per IAATO regulations. Official sailing plans and landing slots are scheduled with IAATO prior to the start of the season, but the expedition leader determines the final plan. Flexibility is paramount for expedition cruises. The average cruising speed for our vessel is 10.5 knots.

Ship Information

Ship Name
m/v Hondius
Ship Type
Expedition Ship
 

Travel Package

DescriptionComing from Going to
Cruise (Round Trip) Ushuaia Ushuaia


This is an Organised Sea Cruise, Luxury Cruise or Expedition: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. These are smaller ships and there are never more than 200 passengers on board. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

Antarctica - Basecamp (13 Days)

“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active ...

Next Departure: 11-Nov-2021
Starting at: ± USD 9,001.00

Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage (10 Days)

This Antarctic Peninsula is known as the “Classic Antarctic” route. Meet the great stars of the Antarctic, the penguins, found in the thousands in a variety of curious species. Investigate one of the most pristine regions left on Earth with the chance to ...

Next Departure: 14-Dec-2021
Starting at: ± USD 7,055.00

Antarctica (11 Days)

Cruise south to the South Shetland Islands and beyond to the frozen southern continent. Watch as the clearing mist reveals some of the most dramatic landscapes on Earth. Experience one of the most pristine regions in the world first-hand and enjoy the pos...

Next Departure: 12-Dec-2021
Starting at: ± USD 7,785.00

Antarctica - Polar Circle (12 Days)

This voyage will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circle. This cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to hike, kayak,...

Next Departure: 13-Feb-2022
Starting at: ± USD 8,576.00

Antarctica - Whale watching discovery and learning voyage (10 Days)

Cruise south to the frozen southern continent. Watch as the clearing mist reveals some of the most dramatic landscapes on Earth. Experience one of the most pristine regions in the world first-hand and enjoy the possible close encounters with spouting whal...

Next Departure: 15-Mar-2022
Starting at: ± USD 6,264.00

Antarctica - Polar Circle, Deep South Discovery voyage (14 Days)

This Polar Circle and Antarctic Peninsula cruise will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circe. This expedition cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, t...

Next Departure: 19-Mar-2022
Starting at: ± USD 9,062.00

Antarctica Special - Discovery and learning voyage (13 Days)

The seabirds of the South Shetlands, the ice formations of Antarctic Sound, the whale hotspots of Wilhelmina Bay – all of these experiences and more await you on this exploratory expedition cruise, which focuses not only on visiting Antarctica’s most icon...

Next Departure: 23-Dec-2021
Starting at: ± USD 9,670.00

Antarctica - Polar Circle Discovery and learning voyage (12 Days)

This voyage will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circle. This cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to hike, kayak,...

Next Departure: 02-Mar-2022
Starting at: ± USD 8,576.00

Antarctica - Elephant Island - Falkland Islands (14 Days)

Every Antarctic traveler experiences some of the adventure known to the historic polar explorers, but this voyage takes it to the next level. Touring both Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic, you’ll travel part of Shackleton’s legendary route, enjoying glaci...

Next Departure: 13-Mar-2022
Starting at: ± USD 8,576.00

Antarctica - Whale watching voyage (12 Days)

Cruise south to the South Shetland Islands and beyond to the frozen southern continent. Watch as the clearing mist reveals some of the most dramatic landscapes on Earth. Experience one of the most pristine regions in the world first-hand and enjoy the pos...

Next Departure: 20-Mar-2022
Starting at: ± USD 7,663.00

Antarctica - Elephant Island - Falkland Islands - Birding (14 Days)

Every Antarctic traveler experiences some of the adventure known to the historic polar explorers, but this voyage takes it to the next level. Touring both Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic, you’ll travel part of Shackleton’s legendary route, enjoying glaci...

Next Departure: 13-Mar-2022
Starting at: ± USD 8,576.00

Antarctica - Basecamp - free camping, kayaking, snowshoe/hiking, mountaineering, photo workshop (13 Days)

“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active ...

Next Departure: 13-Jan-2022
Starting at: ± USD 10,461.00

Antarctica - Basecamp - free camping, kayaking, snowshoeing/hiking, mountaineering, photo workshop (13 Days)

“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active ...

Next Departure: 06-Feb-2022
Starting at: ± USD 10,461.00

Antarctica - 'Basecamp'- free camping, kayaking, snowshoe/hiking, mountaineering, photo workshop (13 Days)

“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active ...

Next Departure: 10-Nov-2022
Starting at: ± USD 9,245.00

Antarctica - Polar Circle - Deep South Discovery voyage (13 Days)

This Polar Circle and Antarctic Peninsula cruise will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circe. This expedition cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, t...

Next Departure: 10-Feb-2023
Starting at: ± USD 9,245.00

Antarctica - Weddell Sea Explorer (12 Days)

The great Weddell Sea not only features massive tabular icebergs, wildly dramatic landscapes, and fascinating historical sites, but it is also one of the best places in Antarctica for viewing iconic wildlife like whales, seals, juvenile emperor penguins, ...

Next Departure: 11-Feb-2023
Starting at: ± USD 8,758.00

Antarctica - Polar Circle - Discovery and learning voyage (11 Days)

This voyage will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circle. This cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to hike, kayak,...

Next Departure: 04-Mar-2023
Starting at: ± USD 7,967.00

Antarctica - Polar Circle - Whale watching voyage (12 Days)

This voyage will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circle. This cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to hike, kayak,...

Next Departure: 20-Mar-2023
Starting at: ± USD 7,846.00

   


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