Summary : Combine the grandeur of the Chilean Fjords, Andean peaks and abundant wildlife with scenic cruising and landings in the most unspoiled region on Earth. Share the adventure with a team of expedition scientists, naturalists, and even digital photo coaches to help you capture the sights. From numerous possible landing sites, your experienced expedition team will select those that will provide you with the best experience available, based on real-time reports of wildlife, weather and ice conditions. There is nothing like it anywhere else.
Activities : Birding, Culture, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography
$15,999 to $35,999
Read this itinerary as a guide only; the exact route and program varies according to ice and weather conditions, and the wildlife you encounter. Flexibility is the key to the success of this expedition. ExpeditionTrips.com is not responsible for itinerary changes.
Antarctica Program: During your time in Antarctica, daily Zodiac tours and hikes are included in the cost of the cruise. Kayaking in Antarctica is an optional pre-bookable activity available at an additional cost. Please see below.
Join your qualified kayak guide for a leisurely paddle, exploring hidden sandy bays and rugged unspoiled shorelines. All sea kayaks are doubles. There are 8 double kayaks aboard the ship, 16 passengers per excursion. Two Zodiacs and a kayaking guide will follow the kayaks at all times for safety and to lend assistance as required. Kayaking excursions are approximately three hours in length, including two hours on the water and additional preparation and instruction time. Kayaking is highly weather-dependent, and your onboard expedition team will make every effort to offer this activity as often as safe weather permits. Dry suit, Pogie gloves, booties, and a dry bag are provided. No previous kayaking experience is required. Pre-booking is highly recommended – space is strictly limited. Please contact ExpeditionTrips to book this optional activity in advance.
Cabin accommodations and meals aboard the ship; complimentary WiF/ Internet for cabin categories OW-GR; complimentary Zodiac tours and hiking excursions at each landing site in Antarctica (weather permitting); digital photography workshops; parka; backpack; special guest speakers; in-suite bar and refrigerator stocked with your preferences; complimentary fine wines at lunch and dinner; open bars throughout the ship; (neither required nor expected); onboard meals at all dining venues; onboard entertainment; fine wines and spirits (bar expenses for select vintage wine and spirits are additional). Subject to change without notice.
Airfare; passport and visa expenses and/or immigration reciprocity taxes if applicable; airport taxes; any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones mentioned; telephone and internet charges; medical services; spa charges; beverages other than those mentioned; laundry services, hair salon; personal expenses, onboard medical consultations and drug prescriptions; cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/medical insurance(s); gratuities for local shore excursions; fuel surcharge may apply. Optional shore excursions – please inquire with ExpeditionTrips for booking information.