Antarctic Peninsula

Please see price guide for upcoming departures. For rates, cabin availability, and information on currently available special offers, please contact us.

Antarctic Peninsula

2021/22 Departures Available | The Antarctic Peninsula consists of an 800 kilometre (500 mile) long mountain chain, the highest peaks rising to approximately 2,800 metres, and numerous off-lying islands. This region offers the most dramatic scenery and the biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica. Visitors are overcome by the stunning landscapes of glaciers, icebergs, Antarctic mountains, and the abundant and tame wildlife. This thrilling cruise itinerary follows a classic Antarctic route.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Depart Ushuaia

    Set sail from Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost city in the world.

  2. Day 2-3: At Sea

    The next two days will see you sail across the Sea of Hoces, otherwise known as Drake Passage.

  3. Day 4-6: Wiencke Island

    The next 3 days will see you sail to “High Antarctica”, passing the Melchior islands and the Schollaert Channel between Brabant and Anvers Island, before continuing into the Neumayer Channel, where the ship will anchor close to Wiencke Island. Here you stay for two days in a multi-activity base camp, with the protected waters around Wiencke Island serving as the venue for a range of water and land-based activities.

  4. Day 7-9: Neko Harbour

    Leaving Wiencke Island, you’ll stop at the British research station and the Antarctic post office at Port Lockroy, on Goudier Island. Close to Port Lockroy you may, depending on the weather conditions, also have the chance to land on Jougla Point, where you can watch Gentoo Penguins and Imperial Shags up close. Keep an eye out for Leopard and Crabeater Seals, too!

  5. Day 10-11: At sea

    The next two days are spent at sea, as you journey north into the Drake Passage, retracing your course back to Ushuaia.

  6. Day 12: Arrive in Ushuaia

    You will arrive in Ushuaia in the morning and disembark after breakfast. A bus transfer will be arranged from the pier to the airport on the day of disembarkation.

Price guide

Please see chart below for upcoming departures. For more detail, including rates for double & triple cabins and information on currently available special offers, please contact us.
Pricing

12 days from £5400pp

Fixed Departures

NB. There are several variations on the Antarctic Peninsula cruise, ranging from 11-14 days. Some have a specific focus. The Basecamp Expeditions, for example, allow for a broad range of activities, including snowshoe walks and camping on the ice.
  • Date: 11/11/2021 - 23/11/2021

    Pricing: 13 days from £6,330pp

    Basecamp Expedition (13 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 12/12/2021 - 22/12/2021

    Pricing: 11 days from £5,485pp

    11-day voyage. Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 22/12/2021 - 03/01/2022

    Pricing: 13 days from £6,815pp

    Basecamp Expedition (13 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 23/12/2021 - 04/01/2022

    Pricing: 13 days from £6,815pp

    Discovery Voyage (13 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Janssonius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 24/12/2021 - 03/01/2022

    Pricing: 11 days from £6,045pp

    Discovery Voyage (11 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Hondius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 03/01/2022 - 15/01/2022

    Pricing: 13 days from £6,815pp

    Basecamp Expedition (13 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 03/01/2022 - 13/01/2022

    Pricing: 11 days from £6,045pp

    11-day voyage. Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Ortelius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 04/01/2022 - 14/01/2022

    Pricing: 11 days from £6,045pp

    Discovery Voyage (11 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Janssonius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 12/01/2022 - 22/01/2022

    Pricing: 11 days from £6,045pp

    Discovery Voyage (11 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Hondius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 31/01/2022 - 10/02/2022

    Pricing: 11 days from £6,045pp

    Discovery Voyage (11 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Hondius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 01/02/2022 - 11/02/2022

    Pricing: 11 days from £6,045pp

    Discovery Voyage (11 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Janssonius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 03/02/2022 - 13/02/2022

    Pricing: 11 days from £6,045pp

    11-day voyage. Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 11/02/2022 - 21/02/2022

    Pricing: 11 days from £6,045pp

    Discovery Voyage (11 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Janssonius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 13/02/2022 - 24/02/2022

    Pricing: 12 days from £6,045pp

    Polar Circle Expedition (12 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 19/02/2022 - 02/03/2022

    Pricing: 12 days from £6,045pp

    Discovery Voyage (12 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Hondius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 24/02/2022 - 08/03/2022

    Pricing: 13 days from £6,360pp

    Basecamp Expedition (13 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 02/03/2022 - 13/03/2022

    Pricing: 12 days from £6,045pp

    Discovery Voyage (12 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Hondius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 08/03/2022 - 20/03/2022

    Pricing: 13 days from £6,360pp

    Basecamp Expedition (13 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 19/03/2022 - 01/04/2022

    Pricing: 14 days from £6,360pp

    Discovery Voyage (14 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Ortelius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

  • Date: 20/03/2022 - 31/03/2022

    Pricing: 12 days from £5,400pp

    Whale-watching voyage (12 days). Quoted price is per person in a quad cabin on board the m/v Plancius. For triple and twin cabins, or for information on current offers, please contact us.

Pricing

12 days from £5400pp

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