Quest for the Antarctic Circle

Antarctic Peninsula and Antarctic Polar Circle, including 1 night in Ushuaia.

Antarctic Polar Circle
© Paul Teolis

A voyage that goes further south where we intend to cross the Antarctic Polar Circle.

Duration: 14 days
Embarkation: Ushuaia
Disembarkation: Ushuaia
Language: English speaking voyage


Day 1 Ushuaia
Arrive in Ushuaia at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the world's most southerly city.

Day 2 Ushuaia/Drake Passage
Enjoy a free morning in Ushuaia. Do any last minute shopping, explore the town, or visit the surrounding countryside. Embarkation on the G Expedition begins in the afternoon at the port in Ushuaia. Enjoy the evening sailing through the Beagle Channel.

Days 3–4 Drake Passage/South Shetland Islands
The adventure begins with an 800km (497 mi) crossing of the passage named in honour of 16th-century English sea captain and privateer, Sir Francis Drake. The ship is at home in this part of the Southern Ocean. Enjoy daily lectures from the expedition team and keep an eye out for icebergs, whales, and albatross following in the G Expedition's wake.

Days 5–6 South Shetland Islands/Antarctic Peninsula
Encounter some of the region's unique wildlife and awe-inspiring scenery while setting foot on the Antarctic continent. Attempt two shore landings per day (weather permitting) and encounter gentoo, chinstrap, and Adélie penguin rookeries; Weddell, crabeater, and leopard seals; and orca, humpback, and minke whales in the cold Antarctic waters.

Days 7–8 Antarctic Peninsula/Antarctic Circle
With a close eye on weather conditions, continue southward along the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. Passing colossal icebergs and countless colonies of penguins, push on with the goal in mind - crossing the Antarctic Polar Circle. Few travelers have ventured this far south, but with our fully equipped ice-strengthened vessel and favourable sea conditions, the Expedition can access many remote locations other ships just can't reach.

Days 9–11 Antarctic Circle/Drake Passage
Turn north for the first time to continue exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands.

Day 12 Drake Passage
Leave Antarctica and head north across the Drake Passage. In between bird watching and whale watching and enjoying some final lectures by the expedition staff, this is a chance to relax and review the adventures of the past week before returning to Ushuaia.

Day 13 Drake Passage/Ushuaia
Begin your journey to your home port of Ushuaia. Review the highlights of your Antarctic experience with our lecturers and staff, and keep your eyes open on the observation deck for some last-minute whale sightings.

Day 14 Ushuaia
Disembark the G Expedition after breakfast.

What's Included
-7 nts aboard the G Expedition.
-Arrival transfer.
-Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team.
-Lectures and educational programs.
-Insulated, waterproof boots supplied.
-Expedition parka.

Dates & Rates

Ship: Expedition | Date: 30 Jan 2020 / 12 Feb 2020 More info about this Ship
Category 1A Quad.
$ 9,999
Category 1 Triple
$ 10,999
Category 2 Twin
Sold Out
Category 3 Twin
$ 13,999
Category 4 Twin
$ 14,999
Category 5 Double
Sold Out
Ship: Expedition | Date: 01 Mar 2020 / 14 Mar 2020 More info about this Ship
Category 1A Quad.
$ 9,499
Category 1 Triple
$ 10499
Category 2 Twin
$ 12,199
Category 3 Twin
Category 4 Twin
$ 13,999
Category 5 Double
$ 15,499

* 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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