Crossing the Antarctic circle: Southern Expedition
Voyage to the far south, on this adventure that crosses the iconic Antarctic Circle, heading south 66°33' S and tick this rare experience off your ultimate bucket list! At the same time, you will have the opportunity to set foot on the majestic 7th continent!
This expedition includes an in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. The experienced expedition team onboard with keep you informed and entertained on Antarctic history, geology, wildlife and more! You will get to explore Antarctic terrain on foot and by zodiac, with chances to visit active penguin colonies or perhaps a research station. Penguins can be found in large numbers, take some time and watch them go about their work and play, look out for Chinstrap, Adélie and gentoos. See if you can spot all four different species of seals and always have your camera ready for minke and humpback whales. There will be time for great excursions daily, and to relax and be mesmerized as stunning landscapes glide by!
You will travel comfortably onboard the Ocean Diamond, Ocean Adventurer, World Explorer or the Ultramarine. If you are keen for a flight over Antarctica, make sure you ask for a departure date on the Ultramarine, or also experience kayaking, paddle excursions, or camping!
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Be one of the few travellers to venture across the Antarctic circle 66°33' S
"Do something different! Take a polar plunge, camp or kayak in Antarctica, or even ask for the Ultramarine departures and take a flight over Antarctica! Tara, Team Viva
This cruise spends plenty of time in Antarctica allowing time to explore the region and get up close with the wildlife.