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Visiting a colony of Black-browed Albatross
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Watching massive icebergs adrift in the Weddell Sea
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Visiting a historic research base
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Seeing haul-outs of Elephant and Fur Seals
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Transiting the Lemaire Channel

Ultimate Antarctica

Weddell Sea & the Falkland Islands
11 - 12 nights


Akademik Ioffe    Fly in/fly out
January 7 – January 18, 2020
February 4 – February 15, 2020

Akademik Sergey Vavilov    Fly in/fly out
January 20 – February 1, 2020

This exciting expedition provides great diversity and will appeal to those seeking the complete Antarctic experience. It includes the South Shetland Islands, the western and northern sections of the Antarctic Peninsula, the stunning Weddell Sea region located on the eastern side of the Peninsula, and the historic location of Elephant Island. Adding to the experience will be a visit to several locations in the Falkland Island archipelago – home to nesting Black-browed albatross and the colourful King Penguin. Migrating whales and seabirds will be our companions alongside the ship, and on land we will visit sprawling penguin colonies as well as historic research outposts and stations once used by great past explorers more than a century ago.
 
Time saved by flying across the Drake Passage and out of Port Stanley equals more time exploring down among the ice in Antarctica, and more time to visit some of the Falkland Islands’ hidden gems.
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Expedition Cruise Private Journey

Antarctica | 12 days
Expedition Cruise

Cost:
From US$12595 - US$23095 (depending on cabin)
Group Size:
92 - 96 passenger vessels

Includes:
Accommodation in selected cabin, all meals onboard, all activities and entrance fees, all ground transportation, all landings and Zodiac excursions, services of expert naturalists and expedition team leaders, full program of on board presentations by polar experts, complimentary “All Weather Gear”, arrival and departure transfers at destination, port dues and taxes.

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1: Fly across the Drake Passage (2 hours), embark ship at King George Island
Days 2 - 4: Antarctic Peninsula and Deception Island
Days 5 - 7: Navigating icebergs in the Weddell Sea
Day 8: Chinstrap Penguin colonies of Elephant Island
Days 9 - 10: Seabirds of the Southern Ocean
Day 11: Rockhopper Penguins and Black-browed Albatross colonies of the Falkland Islands
Day 12: Fly to Punta Arenas, Chile, disembark ship
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Ship Information

Designed for polar research, the Akademik Sergey Vavilov is modern, comfortable, safe and ice-strengthened. From small group sessions to briefings for all 92 passengers, we have public spaces onboard the ship ideally suited for each and every need. Enjoy a separate bar and lounge located on deck 6 with expansive 180 degree views after coming up the gangway from another exciting, expert-led excursion!
Designed for polar research, the Akademik Ioffe is modern, comfortable, safe and ice-strengthened. From small group sessions to briefings for all 96 passengers, we have public spaces onboard the ship ideally suited for each and every need. Enjoy a separate bar and lounge located on deck 6 with expansive 180 degree views after coming up the gangway from another exciting, expert-led excursion!

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You can request a detailed itinerary for this tour or call 1.800.387.1483 or email us with any questions or to reserve your booking!
Special Offer

Ask about our early booking bonus!


Expedition Cruise Private Journey

Antarctica | 12 days
Expedition Cruise

Dates:
Choose your dates
Cost:
From US$12595 - US$23095 (depending on cabin)
Group Size:
92 - 96 passenger vessels

Includes:
Accommodation in selected cabin, all meals onboard, all activities and entrance fees, all ground transportation, all landings and Zodiac excursions, services of expert naturalists and expedition team leaders, full program of on board presentations by polar experts, complimentary “All Weather Gear”, arrival and departure transfers at destination, port dues and taxes.

WHAT THEY SAY:

"The staff were very friendly, warm, helpful, knowledgeable." - Derek V

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