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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

 

Summary: If this is your first visit, our classic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in your choice of four stabilized, polar-class vessels; explore majestic natural environm...

Duration
11 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
31-Oct-2021
Starting at
USD 11,995.00
USD 10,796.00
Price per day
USD 981.00
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Operator
Quark Expeditions
Ship
Ultramarine
Tour
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

Summary

If this is your first visit, our classic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in your choice of four stabilized, polar-class vessels; explore majestic natural environments by zodiac and on foot; get up close and personal with penguins, whales and other wildlife; and enjoy talks on history, biology and glaciology by onboard polar experts. You can personalize your adventure with options that suit your interests, and cross the 7th Continent off the list—your way. 

Starting in 2021, this itinerary allows you to the opportunity to experience our pioneering new vessel, Ultramarine. This purpose-built vessel is designed to extend the boundaries of polar exploration and offer an unmatched Antarctic experience, including a flightseeing tour you’ll never forget and a range of adventure options more extensive than any other ship in its class.  

Visited Countries (2): Antarctica (Argentina), Argentina

Ports of call (5): Antarctic Peninsula, Buenos Aires, Drake Passage, South Shetland Islands, Ushuaia

Summary

If this is your first visit, our classic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in your choice of four stabilized, polar-class vessels; explore majestic natural environments by zodiac and on foot; get up close and personal with penguins, whales and other wildlife; and enjoy talks on history, biology and glaciology by onboard polar experts. You can personalize your adventure with options that suit your interests, and cross the 7th Continent off the list—your way. 

Starting in 2021, this itinerary allows you to the opportunity to experience our pioneering new vessel, Ultramarine. This purpose-built vessel is designed to extend the boundaries of polar exploration and offer an unmatched Antarctic experience, including a flightseeing tour you’ll never forget and a range of adventure options more extensive than any other ship in its class.  

Short Itinerary
1.
Arrive In Buenos Aires, Argentina
2.
Fly To Ushuaia & Embark
3-4.
Crossing The Drake Passage
5-8.
South Shetland Islands And Antarctic Peninsula
9-10.
Crossing The Drake Passage
11.
Disembark In Ushuaia And Fly To Buenos Aires

Visited Countries (2): Antarctica (Argentina), Argentina

Ports of call (5): Antarctic Peninsula, Buenos Aires, Drake Passage, South Shetland Islands, Ushuaia

 

Highlights

  • Discover why this trip is perfect for first-time visitors to Antarctica
  • Explore highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Travel safely and comfortably aboard any of Quark Expeditions’ three small, ice-strengthened expedition vessels
  • Learn about the environment and wildlife from on-board lecturers and specialists
  • Experience abundant wildlife: penguins, seals, whales and more!
  • On select itineraries, arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the tango capital of the world, and let us take care of the rest of your journey


Ship Information
Ship Name
Ultramarine
Ship Type
Expedition Ship, Ice Breaker
 
Travel Package
DescriptionComing from Going to
Cruise (Round Trip) Buenos Aires Buenos Aires


This is an Organised Sea Cruise, Luxury Cruise or Expedition: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. These are smaller ships and there are never more than 200 passengers on board. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.


Tour Variations

Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent (from Ushuaia) (12 Days)
If this is your first visit, our classic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in your choice of four stabilized, polar-class vessels; explore majestic natural environm...
 
Next Departure: 03-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 8,995.00

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