Discover Antarctica cruise | 10 days
Cruise to Antarctica, one of the final frontiers that was once only visited by the hardest explorers. On this Antarctic expedition, you will sail across the Drake Passage towards the Antarctic Peninsula. Visiting the South Shetland Islands you will have the opportunity to kayak the icy waters or take zodiac expeditions. Your Antarctica cruise will sail down the Antarctic peninsula stopping at different landing points. Watch on deck as massive glaciers and snow-capped peaks drift past and join the many zodiac expeditions that depart for the Antarctica peninsula.
Reaching land there will be options of snowshoeing or hiking to vantage points to witness the raw and rugged beauty of Antarctica. Alternatively, you can enjoy the company of curious penguins and visit seal colonies along the shoreline. Visiting Antarctica on many zodiac expeditions is heaven for wildlife enthusiasts with the added possibility of witnessing a breaching whale. Join the 23rd Feb 2021 and 3rd March 2021 departures to have the best chances to see whales in Antarctica.
This unforgettable journey to Antarctica is aboard the Ocean Endeavour, a cruise ship that has the best guide to passenger ratio in Antarctica (1:8). The ship is equipped with a large Zodiac fleet including forward-facing photography zodiacs designed for maximum comfort & uninterrupted views. Amenities on board include expedition lounge, restaurant, bar, pool, Jacuzzi, library, gym, sundeck, spa facilities and sauna. There is also dedicated single occupancy cabins with no single surcharge.
*An 11-day cruise is also available with this itinerary, please click here*
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Optional activities to take to the icy waters in a kayak or zodiac, snowshoe or hike to vantage points.
Cruise past glaciers, towering rock faces and majestic snow-capped peaks and alongside imposing, often beautifully sculpted icebergs.
Be enthralled by close encounters with the abundant Antarctic wildlife, from curious and playful penguins to huge breeching whales.