Antarctica - Crossing the Circle

Journey to the bottom of the world on this expedition to the edges of the white continent.


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Antarctic Polar Circle
© Agustin Ullmann

Cross the antarctic circle at the 66th parallel to join the triumphant few who conquer the continent. Navigate the south shetland islands and around the antarctic peninsula to get a glimpse of magnificent wildlife.

Duration: 14 days
Starts: Ushuaia, Argentina
Ends: Ushuaia, Argentina
Language: English speaking voyage

*Taxes and fees are additional and vary by itinerary.
Base rates are per person and based on double occupancy and may vary without notice.


Included Activities
Optional Activities

Itinerary

© Agustin Ullmann
© Agustin Ullmann
© Agustin Ullmann

DAY 1 | USHUAIA, ARGENTINA
Get a feel for local life in Ushuaia by traversing the path Avenida San Martin. For a greater challenge, take the trail that leads from downtown to Martial Glacier to marvel at the views of Ushuaia and the Beagle Channel.

DAY 2 – 3 | DRAKE PASSAGE NAVIGATION
Make your way through Neptune’s Bellows, only navigable by smaller ships like World Navigator, for a spectacular view of black volcanic sands and snow. Explore the remains of an old whaling station at Deception Island, which is also the site of an active caldera.

DAY 4 | SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, ANTARCTICA
Hike along Brown Bluff, the exposed portion of a glacial volcano, and navigate between the icebergs at Paulet Island. Discover the serenity and beauty of the South Shetland Islands.

DAY 5 – 6 | ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, CAPTAIN’S CHOICE
Unleash your inner geek with a glimpse into scientific research at Argentina’s Almirante Brown Antarctic Base or Chile’s González Videla Antarctic Base at Paradise Bay. Gaze at humpback whales in Neko Harbor. Snap a photo with the famed Gentoo penguins at the southernmost post office in the world, the Penguin Post Office.

DAY 8-10 | ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, CAPTAIN’S CHOICE
Captain’s Choice ports of call add to the sense of adventure and an element of surprise. World Navigator’s master will sail around changing weather conditions as needed and take you to the best areas for wildlife viewing. Captain’s Choice ports include Deception Island, Paulet Island, Neko Harbor, Paradise Bay, Cuverville Island, and Goudier Island.

DAY 11 | DRAKE PASSAGE NAVIGATION
Navigate the intrepid Drake Passage to truly call yourself an explorer. Witness the awesome power of the ocean and let the petrels and albatrosses that glide across the skies guide your way.

DAY 12 | NAVIGATING CAPE HORN, CHILE
When you see that lush, yet imposing cliff, you will know you are passing Cape Horn. The southerly head of Tierra del Fuego tests the mettle of any sailor. Its ocean’s challenging waves dare explorers to navigate a sea made for the bravest.

DAY 13 | USHUAIA, ARGENTINA
Add to your experience in Ushuaia with a visit to Tierra del Fuego National Park. Traverse the expansive 150,000-acre park with stunning lakes, rivers, and vegetation unlike anywhere in the world.

Itinerary

DAY 1 | USHUAIA, ARGENTINA
Get a feel for local life in Ushuaia by traversing the path Avenida San Martin. For a greater challenge, take the trail that leads from downtown to Martial Glacier to marvel at the views of Ushuaia and the Beagle Channel.

DAY 2 – 3 | DRAKE PASSAGE NAVIGATION
Make your way through Neptune’s Bellows, only navigable by smaller ships like World Navigator, for a spectacular view of black volcanic sands and snow. Explore the remains of an old whaling station at Deception Island, which is also the site of an active caldera.

DAY 4 | SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, ANTARCTICA
Hike along Brown Bluff, the exposed portion of a glacial volcano, and navigate between the icebergs at Paulet Island. Discover the serenity and beauty of the South Shetland Islands.

DAY 5 – 6 | ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, CAPTAIN’S CHOICE
Unleash your inner geek with a glimpse into scientific research at Argentina’s Almirante Brown Antarctic Base or Chile’s González Videla Antarctic Base at Paradise Bay. Gaze at humpback whales in Neko Harbor. Snap a photo with the famed Gentoo penguins at the southernmost post office in the world, the Penguin Post Office.

DAY 8-10 | ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, CAPTAIN’S CHOICE
Captain’s Choice ports of call add to the sense of adventure and an element of surprise. World Navigator’s master will sail around changing weather conditions as needed and take you to the best areas for wildlife viewing. Captain’s Choice ports include Deception Island, Paulet Island, Neko Harbor, Paradise Bay, Cuverville Island, and Goudier Island.

DAY 11 | DRAKE PASSAGE NAVIGATION
Navigate the intrepid Drake Passage to truly call yourself an explorer. Witness the awesome power of the ocean and let the petrels and albatrosses that glide across the skies guide your way.

DAY 12 | NAVIGATING CAPE HORN, CHILE
When you see that lush, yet imposing cliff, you will know you are passing Cape Horn. The southerly head of Tierra del Fuego tests the mettle of any sailor. Its ocean’s challenging waves dare explorers to navigate a sea made for the bravest.

DAY 13 | USHUAIA, ARGENTINA
Add to your experience in Ushuaia with a visit to Tierra del Fuego National Park. Traverse the expansive 150,000-acre park with stunning lakes, rivers, and vegetation unlike anywhere in the world.


© Agustin Ullmann
© Agustin Ullmann
© Agustin Ullmann


INCLUSIONS

ALL INCLUSIVE ALL THE WAY
PROMISES THE LUXE-ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE
Every aspect of your journey considered: Private charter jet service for Antarctica sailings, from the exclusive Operators Gateways (from USA). Roundtrip airfare for all others.
Explore your way: Complimentary land excursion in every port.
Raise a Glass: Unlimited premium pours to share with like-spirited travelers.
Relax and Indulge: Luxurious L’OCCITANE bath amenities in every accommodation.
Everyday Conveniences: Standard wireless internet throughout the ship and prepaid gratuities.

YOUR GEAR ON BOARD
To save space in your suitcase, we are pleased to offer use of the following expedition items during your journey:
• Expedition parka (yours to keep)
• Waterproof pants
• Knee boots for wet landings
• A personal flotation device
• Binoculars
• Umbrella

ONBOARD EXPEDITION TEAM
You are not alone on your journey. Our Onboard Expedition Team is with you every step of the way. They make sure you have all the right gear, offer guidance when you want it and coordinate your shore excursions, too.

EXCLUSIONS

All expenses not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions


* The prices are per person expressed in US Dollars.
NOTE: Embracing the unexpected is part of the legacy—and excitement—of expedition travel. When traveling in extremely remote regions, your expedition staff must allow the sea, the ice and the weather to guide route and itinerary details. This itinerary is a tentative outline of what you’ll experience on this voyage; please be aware that no specific itinerary can be guaranteed.



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