Charcot and Peter Island Antarctic Expedition
Land on the moon! Well, it may actually feel like it on this exciting voyage to Antarctica. This is off the beaten track Antarctica, go beyond 66°33’ south of the Equator. the Antarctic Circle and explore the remote and seldom visited Charcot and Peter I Islands!
The outstanding new luxury exploration vessel, the Le Commandant-Charcot, is purpose built for remote polar regions. This hybrid-electric polar exploration ship powered by LNG considers the environment, and provides you with plenty of comfort at the same time, including panoramic restaurants and an indoor swimming pool.
Discover some of the most remote and unique islands of Antarctica as you embark on this incredible voyage. Cruise into the vast mysteries of the Bellingshausen Sea, including a visit to a small volcanic island, the remote Peter I Island.
Along the way we will cruise Marguerite Bay, known as one of the most stunning regions in Antarctica, and through narrow fjords on the way to Pourquoi Pas Island. There will be plenty of time to explore, take zodiac exploration trips, and land ashore in Antarctica. Hike or snowshoe in Antarctica, perhaps join a kayaking activity and glide past icebergs, or take a polar swim. Wildlife abounds, look out for humpback whales, gentoo penguins, Weddell seals and more.
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Cross the mythic line of the Antarctic Polar Circle, located along 66°33’ south of the Equator then cruise the Bellingshausen Sea - and be among the few people on earth who have approached two islands beyond the Antarctic Polar Circle!
"Sail on a sleek and elegant vessel with a fantastic mix of luxury and revolutionary technology to remote and off the beaten track spots in Antarctic, Peter I Island has been described as like landing on the moon!" Tara, Team Viva
Encounter the unique wildlife of Antarctica including humpback whales, penguins and Weddell Seals, whilst making zodiac expeditions and shore landings, or even by kayak.