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Antarctica Expedition

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Antarctica Expedition

This Antarctica Expedition on board the brand new Sylvia Earle Ship is ideal for anybody who wants to experience one the world’s most beautiful wilderness areas with the most luxurious ship and rooms as a base.

Welcome to the ice factory. Thanks to vast ice shelves that calve monstrous tabular icebergs, waters rich in krill and otherworldly landscapes, the Weddell Sea is one of Antarctica's most unique regions. This brand new Wild Eye Antarctica Expedition will see us cruising between the Weddell Sea and the Antarctic Peninsula's west coast for the best of both worlds!

With two zodiac’s exclusively dedicated to the group on this Antarctica Expedition, dedicated lecture and photography room and the high standards of hosting and education Wild Eye is known for, this Antarctica Expedition on board the brand new Sylvia Earle Ship is ideal for anybody who wants to experience one the world’s most beautiful wilderness areas.

At a glance

Duration:

10 Nights / 11 Days

Tour Capacity:

Maximum 7 Guests Accommodated in Sharing Cabins and Hosted by 1 Wild Eye Guide

Cost:

From $17 355 per person sharing

Payment:

Minimum 50% deposit to secure

Tour Focus:

Wildlife, Photography, Landscapes

Countries Visited

Argentina (Ushuaia) , Antarctica, Chile (Punta Arenas)

Includes

  • Arrival transfer from airport to hotel on day 1 
  • One night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Santiago on day 1
  • Mandatory pre-embarkation health screening and COVID test on day 2 
  • Transfer from hotel to airport in Santiago on day 2 
  • Transfer from airport to hotel in Punta Arenas (for COVID testing) on day 2 
  • Transfer from hotel to pier in Punta Arenas on day 2 
  • Charter flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas on day 11 
  • Transfer to group hotel in Punta Arenas on day 11 
  • One night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Punta Arenas on day 11 
  • Transfer from hotel to airport on day 12 
  • On-board accommodation during voyage including daily cabin service 
  • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage 
  • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner 
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises 
  • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team 
  • Complimentary access to onboard expedition doctor and medical clinic (initial consult) 
  • A 3-in-1 waterproof polar expedition jacket 
  • Complimentary use of muck boots during the voyage 
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information 
  • Port surcharges, permits and landing fees 
  • Wild Eye photographic guides and tour leaders 

Excludes

  • International or domestic flights to or within South America, unless specified 
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Airport arrival or departure taxes 
  • Passport, visa, reciprocity and vaccination charges 
  • Travel insurance or emergency evacuation charges 
  • Hotels and meals not included in itinerary 
  • Optional excursions not included in the itinerary 
  • Optional activity surcharges 
  • All items of a personal nature including but not limited to: alcoholic beverages and soft drinks (outside of dinner service), laundry services, personal clothing, medical expenses, Wi-Fi, email or phone charges. 

Note: A $15 USD per person per day gratuity for the crew is automatically added to your onboard account. It is at your discretion if you would like to remove the tip (or increase/decrease the amount) when you settle your bill. It is not necessary to tip the expedition team members. This gratuity amount is included for suites as part of their ‘Suite Benefits’. 

Available dates

Fully booked

15 Feb - 26 Feb 2022

$17,355.00

Hosted By:

Andrew Beck

Your Itinerary

Antarctica Expedition Overview

Ready for the adventure of a lifetime as we journey to the end of the earth and follow the footsteps of some of the most famous explorers on our Wild Eye Antarctica Expedition?

Day 1: Arrival in Santiago and overnight at Hotel Intercontinental. Enjoy free time to explore Santiago | Day 2: Transfer to Santiago airport for flight to Punta Arenas for embarkation | Day 3: Chilean Fjords | Day 4 -5: Drake Passage & South Shetland Islands | Day 6 – 10: Weddell Sea and Antarctic Peninsula West Coast | Day: 11: Fly King George island to Punta Arenas | Day 12: Punta Arenas

Note: Aurora Expeditions requires all embarking crew, Expedition Team and our guests to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to embarking on any of its cruises. Full vaccinations must occur four weeks prior to the embarkation date of the voyage and proof of vaccination will be required to be provided to Aurora Expeditions in advance of the voyage. Additionally, guests will be required to bring a printed copy of their proof of vaccination documentation to board. Vaccinations acceptable are those that have been approved by the CDC in the USA, the UK and European Authorities and these vaccines are limited to: Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and AstraZeneca. 

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