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These Highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Cruise on the inaugural season of the Ocean Explorer, an agile and state-of-the-art expedition vessel that can navigate to places larger ships can’t
With an 8:1 crew-to-traveler ratio, you'll enrich your understanding of your destinations with lectures by your 17-member Expedition Team
Make a rare, three-day visit to this utterly pristine wildlife haven, known as “the Serengeti of the Southern Ocean”
Set foot on some of the planet’s most pristine and remotely beautiful landscapes during five days of exploration in the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. You’ll be in good hands with your expedition leaders easing your way
From flat-topped, tabular icebergs the size of states to the bergys and growlers that take on odd sculptural shapes, these spectacular blue-white phenomena will take your breath away
Get to know about seven different species of these quirky, adorable flightless aquatic birds, who have little fear of humans and often come right up to you. Your expedition team will teach you about their features and behavior
The waters off the Atlantic coasts of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego to the South Atlantic islands and the Southern Ocean teem with a variety of pelagic birds, and whale species such as southern right whales, blue, sei, minke, humpbacks and more
Cruise in the wake of Charles Darwin, whose historic voyage up this stunning waterway at the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego inspired many of his evolutionary theories
Arguably South America’s most cosmopolitan capital, Buenos Aires is famed for its elegant architecture, fashion, cuisine, nightlife and of course, the passionate dance known as the tango
Earn your badge of honor as you pass the “Roaring Forties” and “Furious Fifties,” the latitudes where these legendary waters can be among the most rollicking on earth
Celebrate a true White Christmas in South Georgia and New Year’s Eve in Antarctica — a holiday trip not to be missed!
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All activities on this adventure are dependent upon weather and local conditions, and will be coordinated by your expedition team leaders. These will entail exploration in Buenos Aires as well as in remote Antarctic and subantarctic locales, on foot and using Zodiac expedition boats. After an active day, your deluxe ship and hotels all offer plenty of soothing amenities such as pools, spa facilities and more to help you feel refreshed. Here are some activities you may participate in:
Through your excursions and onboard lectures you’ll learn about the history of Argentina, the Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica.
Birders will find their life lists growing as they scan for avian species on board ship as well as during shore excursions. Here’s a glimpse of what to look out for:
Grab your GoPro and have your favorite camera ready to capture the Southern Hemisphere’s stupendous polar scenery and rich marine and bird life. Antarctica is a unique destination to shoot, and your expedition team features an expert photographer who will share top tips in onboard workshops and during your excursions. Here are a few:
Your onboard Vantage Concierge will be available throughout your entire cruise to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free, start-to-finish service by making your requests prior to your journey or during your journey. Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.
On this expedition, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as: