Antarctic Explorer

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5.0 Based on 1 Review
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  • Safari
  • Wildlife
  • Polar expeditions and cruise
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  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 189
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Ends Ushuaia, Argentina
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the remarkable Antarctic Peninsula
  • Incredible wildlife viewing including seabirds, penguins, seals and whales
  • Travel on a small expedition vessel
  • Accompanied by extremely qualified Expedition Staff
Starting and ending in Ushuaia, the tour Antarctic Explorer is a guided polar expeditions and cruise tour that takes 11 days. You will be traveling through Drake Passage, Ushuaia and Antarctic Peninsula in Argentina and Antarctica. Antarctic Explorer is a group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

It is a heady and inspiring cocktail of towering blue icebergs which refract searing blues and greens, whether against piercing clear skies or slate grey ones. It is home to an extraordinary array of wildlife: penguins of almost all descriptions, Leopard and smaller seals and whales, seen from the shore, the Zodiacs and from on board. This is a journey that appeals to many: photographers, wildlife enthusiasts, ornithologists or those who simply want to marvel at the peaks of Deception Island or the striking colours of Iceberg Alley in the most immaculate wilderness anywhere.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
ANTARCTIC EXPLORER
5 - Excellent
  • On Apr 16 2017
“An absolutely amazing trip that surpassed all expectations. The cabin was bigger than expected, the food great, the wildlife plentiful and close, the crew were friendly, organisation was superb and there was so much to do I didn't even get to read my book!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Board ship and sail along the Beagle Channel.
  • Day 2-3: Cross the Drake Passage.
  • Day 3-4: Cross the Drake Passage.
  • Day 5-8: South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Day 9-10: Sail back through the Drake Passage.
  • Day 11: Disembark and end in Ushuaia.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 9 or 10 nights on the ship, 1 night hotel in Ushuaia , All accommodation
Transport
  • All transport and listed activities
  • We can include flights from the UK.  Please contact us for a quote.
Others
  • Expedition cruising in comfortable conditions
  • All meals while on the ship
  • Tour leader throughout and qualified Expedition Staff
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Ushuaia are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Antarctic Explorer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Antarctic Explorer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 August 2021, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Antarctic Explorer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Antarctic Explorer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • An average group size of maximum 10 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19. Local authority requirements will furthermore be followed.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this package tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
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