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Antarctic Peninsula Adventure tour

Antarctic Peninsula Signature Tour

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Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level: 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
12 days
From: $ 8,995 $ 750 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • Explore Ushuaia
  • Relax on deck as we sail through the Beagle Channel, passing colonies of Magellanic penguins, rock cormorants and sea lions.
  • Enjoy sailing across the Drake Passage
  • Visit Half Moon Island in Livingston’s eastern shore, or conditions permitting visit historic Deception Island.

Short Description

Venture from Ushuaia across the wildlife-rich waters of the Drake Passage to the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula. Cruise through the famous Lemaire Channel, visit colonies of Adelie, chinstrap and Magellanic penguins, and learn about the research being conducted in this southern continent at working scientific stations.

The expedition includes zodiac excursions to get up close to wildlife and is accompanied by a fascinating series of lectures about the natural and human history of Antarctica.

Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
Trip Type Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Lodging Level Premium - 4 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Ushuaia
End City Ushuaia

Trip Includes

  • One night Hotel accommodations in embarkation city.
  • Transfer from Airport in embarkation city
  • Transfer from group hotel to ship for embarkation
  • Group transfer from ship to airport or central location on disembarkation
  • Shipboard accommodations
  • All scheduled landings and excursions
  • All meals on board
  • Coffee, Tea and Cocoa available 24 hours a day
  • Welcome and Farewell Cocktail
  • House wine, berr and soft drink with dinner
  • Expediton Jacket (yours to keep)
  • Insulated rubber boots for use durring the voyage
  • Wifi on Library computers
  • 100 minute Wifi Card (for use on personal devices)
  • All port fees
  • All landing fees
  • Digital voyage log
  • In Owner's Suite, Penthouse, Veranda, Deluxe, Single and Promenade categories: champagne and chocolates on arrival, complimentary mini-bar, and $100 gift shop credit

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Itinerary

Day 1: Ushuaia

Accommodation : Ushuaia Hotel

Your expedition begins in the southernmost town in the world, Ushuaia, with a night at the beautiful Arakur Hotel & Resort. Take the time to explore its walking trails and indulge in a spa treatment or head into Ushuaia to browse its Argentinean leather markets and award-winning museum. Ushuaia is also on the doorstep of Tierra del Fuego National Park which can be accessed along the famous “Train at the End of the World”.

In the evening there will be an optional briefing where you can meet some of your Expedition Team and fellow travelers.

Day 2: Embarkation

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation : MS Hebridean Sky or MS Island Sky

Spend the morning exploring Ushuaia before being transferred to the ship in the mid-afternoon. On board you will meet your Expedition Team and the ship’s Officers, then relax on deck as we sail through the Beagle Channel, passing colonies of Magellanic penguins, rock cormorants and sea lions.

Day 3 – 4: Drake Passage

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation : MS Hebridean Sky or MS Island Sky

The next couple of days will be sent sailing across the Drake Passage, keeping an eye out for albatross, prions and petrels which may follow the ship, together with whales and dolphins. A series of informative lectures will be presented by your polar experts on the wildlife, history and geology of the Antarctic Peninsula.

After crossing the Antarctic Convergence, you’ll notice a distinct drop in temperature, with the opportunity to help collect weather data and salinity samples along the way.

Day 5 – 6: South Shetland Islands

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation : MS Hebridean Sky or MS Island Sky

Immerse yourself in the spectacular landscapes of Antarctica over the next five days, exploring the scenic bays and channels of the Peninsula. Our first land sighting is likely to be South Shetland Islands. This volcanic expanse offers an amazing sensory overload of abundance and beauty. We may visit Half Moon Island in Livingston’s eastern shore, or conditions permitting visit historic Deception Island. We are still quite for notrh so this gives us a chance to see sub-Antarctic species that are more commonly found here, including Chinstrap penguins and Southern Elephant seals.

The 11 Day Tour only spends 1 day here.

Day 7 – 9: Antarctica

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation : MS Hebridean Sky or MS Island Sky

Today we take a southerly direction and head across the Bransfield Strait on route to Trinity Coast and Gerlache Strait. Destinations may include picturesque Neko Harbor, Paradise Harbor, Wilhelmina Bay and the striking Lemaire Channel, together with the magnificent Neumayer Channel and the wildlife-filled waters of the Penola Channel. We’ll launch the zodiacs to visit penguin rookeries, seal wallows and bird colonies, as well as working scientific bases such as Poland’s Arctowksi or the U.K.’s Port Lockroy. The itinerary will be largely determined by weather, ice and wildlife opportunities, with the chance to see Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo penguins together as well as Weddell, Crabeater and Elephant seals.

The 15 Day Itinerary spend 4 days in the Antarctic Sound and on the Antarctic Peninsula

Day 10 – 11: Drake Passage

We’ll depart the Antarctic Peninsula on our return trip across the Drake Passage, continuing our presentation series and wildlife spotting. Then cruise back through the Beagle Channel as we celebrate this incredible expedition, reliving the highlights during a slideshow presentation.

Day 12: Ushuaia

Disembark and make your way to the airport or continue your journey through Argentina.

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Antarctic Peninsula Signature Tour

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This was our first trip and definitely won't be our last! The guides are really fun and lunch exceeded expectations. Thanks so much Jake, Ben & Ashley for making this the highlight of our summer!!
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A few things stand out on every ROW trip, regardless of destination. First being the guides. These are people who genuinely love what they do. They're passionate, attentive, professional, safety-oriented, friendly, and generally fun people to be around. They're accommodating to individual needs and do their best to make sure you are comfortable and enjoying your vacation to the maximum.

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Perhaps their best feature though, is their emphasis on human connection. In the end, these are trips that are very often life changing. ROW is dedicated to curating life changing experiences that draw families closer to each other, create new friendships between guests and guides, and educate everyone involved about how tourism can work to the continued protection of our great outdoors.

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Ship Name

Hebridean Sky

Ship Stats

Hebridean Sky Technical Specifications

  • Passengers: 118*
  • Crew: 75 (includes Staff)
  • Manager: Salén Ship Management AB, Sweden
  • Registered in: Nassau, Bahamas
  • Built by: Nuovi Cantieri Apuania, Italy
  • Built in: 1991
  • Refurbished: May, 2016
  • Length: 90,6 m
  • Width: 15,3 m
  • Tonnage: 4 200 GRT
  • Class: B.V. Ice Class 1C
  • Stabilization: Blohm & Voss Stabilization System with wave-anticipation roll technology


*To enhance our guest experience, we carry a maximum of 114 passengers

Ship Description

All Suites

  • Exterior views
  • Your choice of queen-sized or two twin-sized beds
  • Sitting area with sofa and side chair
  • Flat Screen TV with DVD/CD player
  • Telephone
  • Independent temperature controls
  • Mini-Bar
  • Marble-appointed bathroom with fine toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • 220 square feet or more
  • Sofa can be converted to bed for third person

 

Promenade, Deluxe, Single, Veranda & Penthouse Accommodations Include all of the features above plus:

  • En suite Champagne & Chocolates on Arrival
  • Complimentary mini-bar (beer, wine & soft drinks)
  • En suite Nespresso machine

 

*Please see the deck plans for additional information regarding cabin options.

All Deck & Cabin Plans

Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Group Size:

Standard Group

Cancellation Policy:

If you find it necessary to cancel your trip, you should notify Adventure Unbound in writing, by e-mail or fax immediately.  If written cancellation is received (call to verify) before the final balance is due, you will be given a refund less the amount of the deposit.  Deposits are not refundable.  If cancellations are made on or after the final due date, no money will be refunded.  If you are unable to go on the trip, you are welcome to find a replacement for yourself.  Please understand that once you’ve signed up, we lose the right to sell your reserved space to other individuals or groups.  Therefore, we regret that we cannot make exceptions for personal emergencies.  For this reason we strongly recommend you consider purchasing the Travel Protection Plan

Age Notes

Min. Age: 16

Trip ID#:

AntPenRow

Trip Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Transfers from airport to group hotel, unless arriving on Day 1 of the itinerary
  • Pre or post voyage expenses in Ushuaia or Puerto Madryn
  • Laundry and personal expenses incurred on board
  • Alcohol and soft drniks on board (except as listed in inclusions)
  • On board communication charges such as outgoing phone calls, wifi from personal devices in excess of 100 minutes provided
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Meals Included:

8 Breakfast, 8 Lunches and 8 Dinners

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