Antarctica in Depth

13 Days
Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
From (USD)
$ 16,395
Dates & Pricing

2020/2021 Buenos Aires > Buenos Aires

An awe-inspiring region of untouched icescapes, mountains rising from the sea, and incredible, diverse marine wildlife; Antarctica defies the imagination. Set out via Zodiac, kayak, helicopter^ and submarine^, and immerse yourself in the unparalleled spectacle.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
101S
Duration:
13 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Buenos Aires

13 Day Itinerary

  1. 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).  

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Day 4 - Crossing the Drake Passage

    Cruise the Drake Passage.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. 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

  6. Day 6 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. 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

  12. Day 12 - At Sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. 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

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