Journey to the Antarctica Circle
Cruise aboard a spacious and comfortable polar expedition vessel to cross a milestone many haven't ventured, the Antarctic Circle.
This Antarctica cruise departs from Ushuaia and crosses one of the most revered stretches of ocean, the Drake Passage. Setting course for Antarctica we sail through the icy waters alongside the Antarctic Peninsula. Here you will be treated to incredible views of white mountains, deep blue icebergs that have been carved by the ocean and huge glaciers. The goal of this extended voyage is to follow in the wake of Captain Cook and cross the Antarctic Circle, home to the midnight sun, shifting ice, incredible ice formations and Weddell seals.
Plenty of zodiac launches will take you to visit penguin rookeries and seal colonies. You may also spot breaching whales and hunting leopard seals that patrol these waters. Take advantage of optional activities during your voyage including kayaking and snowshoeing.
Your Antarctica cruise ship, The Ocean Endeavour, is equipped for the best polar experience including optional forward-facing zodiacs for optimal photographic opportunities. The polar expedition cruise ship has been recently renovated and includes saunas, jacuzzi, gym, yoga classes, library and two restaurants. It also boasts the best guide to passenger ratio in Antarctica (1:8) and has dedicated single occupancy cabins.
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