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
Learn about up to five different species of penguins, which have little fear of humans and often come right up to you
Spend seven days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula alongside a knowledgeable Expedition Team
Get up close to icebergs in your nimble Zodiac landing craft
Scout for southern right whales, blue, sei, minke, humpbacks and more during your expedition
Keep your eyes open as you cruise the coasts of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego for a variety of pelagic birds
With a 1:8 staff-to-traveler ratio, you'll enrich your understanding of Antarctica through lectures by our experienced Expedition Team, comprised of experts in variety of fields
Cruise in the wake of Charles Darwin, whose voyage up this waterway inspired his many evolutionary theories
Discover elegant architecture and the passionate tango in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires
Earn your badge of honor as you cross this legendary passage — and expeditionary rite of passage
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Channel the spirit of explorers of the past, and chase adventure in some of the world’s most remote and unspoiled locations — the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica — on an expedition cruise!
Plus, cruise aboard the 5-star Ocean Explorer, a vessel built specifically for expedition cruising, with the following features:
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 locales, on foot and using Zodiac expedition. After an active day, your deluxe ship and hotels all offer plenty of soothing amenities such as spa facilities and more to help you feel refreshed. Here are some activities you may participate in:
This trip exposes you to the art and culture of Argentina.
Through your excursions and onboard lectures you’ll learn about the history of Argentina and Antarctic exploration.
Come to the bottom of the world to behold wondrous seascapes, landscapes, and wildlife that most people only ever see on nature shows.
Birders will find their life lists growing as they scan for avian species onboard 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:
Prior to your expedition cruise, our Concierge service will be available to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free pre-expedition service by making your requests prior to 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 cruise, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as: