Polar Circle, Deep South Discovery Voyage
This Antarctic cruise will take you around the Antarctic Peninsula and south to the Antarctic Circle where ice floes and icebergs are plentiful and the scenery they create is spectacular. This expedition cruise passes through waters travelled by Minke, Fin and Humpback whales. As your Antarctic cruise approaches and then crosses the Antarctic Circle your expedition cruise ship will sail among picturesque fjords and channels, into glassy inlets and will always be flanked by impressive snowy peaks. Zodiac excursions afford you intimate views of the multi-hued ice and chances to make landing to walk among the curious wildlife - there is even the opportunity to dive in the polar waters.
Leopard and crabeater seal sightings are common on your Antarctic cruise, as well as many species of penguin and seabirds. Visit historic research stations, including British Base Y that is a time capsule to the 1950s technology that has remained there since the base was decommissioned. Our specialist Antarctic naturalists will guide you throughout your journey both on shore excursions and through a series of lectures on board.
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Get the closest views of the Neko Harbour alpine peaks on the Zodiac cruise
Go overnight camping with spectacular views at Paradise Bay
Catch a great shot of a humpback whale in Dallmann Bay