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These Adventure Highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Your Antarctic adventure takes place on a sustainable, state-of-the-art expedition vessel with luxury amenities
Spend four full days exploring the natural wonders and wildlife of this far-flung continent
Explore the unique architecture and UNESCO-listed church on this Patagonian outpost
Greet curious Gentoo, Chinstrap, and Adelie penguins at most of our landing sites
Embark a Zodiac boat to see massive icebergs up close, taking in their multihued beauty
This mind-blowing experience often leaves travelers speechless — this is a true bucket-list experience
Enhance your land explorations with talks by handpicked experts on geology, glaciology and wildlife
Relax in deluxe comfort as you spot rare bird species from your ship, including albatross, petrels, shearwaters, and more
Sail to the “End of the Earth” and make landfall at Cape Horn (weather permitting)
Visit the colorful fishing port of Puerto Natales, the gateway to Torres del Paine
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Revel in the miraculous natural wonders of the world’s most remote corners as you sail past glistening icebergs, rich marine life, and endless skies. You’ll have the chance to spot all kinds of incredible wildlife, from penguins and leopard seals to albatrosses and petrels. Where conditions allow, you’ll embark on several naturalist-led expeditions for a close-up look at the unique wildlife and breathtaking landscapes of these remarkable destinations.
Antarctica: We’ll enjoy four full days taking in Antarctica’s clear, crisp air, towering icebergs, pearl-colored mountain ranges, and amazing land and sea life. After all, this is a stark landscape of heady breathtaking terrain and a travel experience unlike any other. You’ll witness the rich activity of penguin colonies, watch whales break majestically to the surface, and observe birds soaring regally through the endless skies. Where weather conditions allow, we will we go ashore on naturalist-led expeditions by versatile Polarcirkel craft and further explore the plethora of natural wonders found here.
At Sea: Enjoy the magnificent scenery as you cruise some of the world’s most famous waterways, including the history-steeped Drake Passage and the legendary Beagle Channel. You’ll also enjoy daily birdwatching activities from the ship’s observation deck, where you’ll get a chance to view albatrosses, petrels, fulmars, terns, and other species.
Your daily itinerary is crafted to make sure you have the best chance to take that perfect photograph. Each day, there will be opportunities to not only capture the moment, but to hone your craft in a fun and collaborative environment. Your Adventure Leader will point out ideal photography opportunities, using their extensive experience in the field to ensure great shots. However, Antarctica is a unique environment with harsher circumstances than what we are used to, and the same goes for our cameras. A few photography tips to keep in mind during your adventure:
In addition to traversing some of the most remarkable vistas in the world, this cruise offers incredible birdwatching opportunities. You’ll witness endearing penguins and many other captivating species in action as you explore the magic of the White Continent and beyond, a region so full of natural marvels it is truly unlike any other.
Antarctica: When landing in Antarctica, you’ll see three species of penguin – the Gentoo, Chinstrap and Adelie – along with a variety of other rare and interesting birds, including the snow petrel.
At Sea: Enjoy daily birdwatching activities from the ship’s observation deck, where you’ll get a chance to view albatross, petrels, fulmars, terns, and other species.
Nothing brings us closer to the world — or to each other — than sharing those moments of wonder, beauty, and connection that define travel at its best. With accommodations built for traveling together, itineraries built for a range of interests, and an unbeatable value, this voyage is perfect for your next family getaway!
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