Antarctica Discovery and Learning Voyage
Take an Antarctic cruise where you will explore the frozen wonder of the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands, with the many and varied species of wildlife that will share your journey. Perhaps, take a Zodiac cruise around the wreck of the Guvernoren, a whaling vessel that was gutted by fire. Or visit the former British research station, now museum, at Port Lockroy. Try snowshoeing in search of penguin colonies and get up close to great throngs of seals. Or kayak where Minke and Humpback whales dive and splash in ice-strewn waters.
Throughout your expedition cruise, the experienced crew and naturalist guides will impart their knowledge on everything Antarctica. From history, astrology, navigation and of course, their impressive understanding of the animals that live in and around the Antarctic Peninsula.
You will be comfortable and well looked after onboard your polar class cruise ship, perfectly designed for these Antarctic waters.
Please note some departures include a navigational workshop - please ask for more details
Be part of a true polar expedition! During this adventurous voyage, we will visit some of Antarctica’s remote islands. This includes the Wauwermans Islands (close to Anvers Island), where we will chart and make depth measurements while exploring the area in our Zodiac boats and kayaks. Navigation workshops and presentations about historic Antarctic voyages are also part of this exciting activity-based expedition.
Select this activity if you’re interested in learning the history, theory, and practice of land and sea navigation. Topics covered include the use of sextants, chart positioning, and GPS functions, among others. All courses are led by experienced expedition guides. No additional equipment needed.
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“If you have a cruise booked which offers kayaking or camping, make sure you book this in advance. You don’t wan to miss out on this amazing experience. “ Pia, Team Viva
Discover the breathtaking landscapes of the peninsula and visit iconic sites like Neko Harbour, Danco Island and Paradise Bay
Take time to watch all the wildlife, penguins, seals, whales and more on this Classic Antarctica voyage