Across Antarctica from New Zealand to South America - 31 Nights

31 Nights



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DEPARTING FROM: Invercargill, New Zealand
FINAL DESTINATION: Ushuaia, Argentina
DURATION: 32 Days/ 31 Nights
REGION: Antarctica
SHIP: Ortelius

This is perhaps the ultimate Antarctic expedition - one for true adventurers! Departing from the Port of Bluff (Invercargill) in New Zealand, this comprehensive 32 day exploratory voyage to Ushuaia in Argentina takes in the the rarely visited volcanic Peter I Island, the huts of the British explorers Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott on Ross Island, McMurdo Station and the Dry Valleys, the Ross Sea and New Zealand’s sub-Antarctic Campbell Island, home to the Southern Royal Albatrosses. Throughout the voyage you will travel in comfort aboard the 1A ice-rated ship Ortelius. Only operated once every few years, this expedition always sells out well in advance so secure your participation today!

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15 February 2020 Saturday Invercargill, New Zealand 6:00 PM

16 February 2020 Sunday At Sea, Southern Ocean

17 February 2020 Monday Campbell Island, New Zealand

18 February 2020 Tuesday At Sea, Southern Ocean

19 February 2020 Wednesday At Sea, Southern Ocean

20 February 2020 Thursday At Sea, Southern Ocean

21 February 2020 Friday At Sea, Southern Ocean

22 February 2020 Saturday At Sea, Southern Ocean

23 February 2020 Sunday Antarctica, Antarctica

24 February 2020 Monday Antarctica, Antarctica

25 February 2020 Tuesday Antarctica, Antarctica

26 February 2020 Wednesday Antarctica, Antarctica

27 February 2020 Thursday Antarctica, Antarctica

28 February 2020 Friday Antarctica, Antarctica

29 February 2020 Saturday Antarctica, Antarctica

01 March 2020 Sunday Antarctica, Antarctica

02 March 2020 Monday Antarctica, Antarctica

03 March 2020 Tuesday Antarctica, Antarctica

04 March 2020 Wednesday Antarctica, Antarctica

05 March 2020 Thursday At Sea, Antarctica

06 March 2020 Friday At Sea, Antarctica

07 March 2020 Saturday At Sea, Antarctica

08 March 2020 Sunday At Sea, Antarctica

09 March 2020 Monday Antarctica, Antarctica

10 March 2020 Tuesday Antarctica, Antarctica

11 March 2020 Wednesday At Sea, Antarctica

12 March 2020 Thursday At Sea, Antarctica

13 March 2020 Friday Antarctica, Antarctica

14 March 2020 Saturday Antarctica, Antarctica

15 March 2020 Sunday Drake Passage, Antarctica

16 March 2020 Monday Drake Passage, Antarctica

17 March 2020 Tuesday Ushuaia, Argentina 8:00 AM


Your cruise price includes:

31 night expedition voyage aboard the Ortelius

All meals throughout the voyage aboard the ship including snacks, coffee and tea

All shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage by Zodiac

Ship-to-shore helicopter transfers (with no specific amount of helicopter time guaranteed)

Program of lectures by noted naturalists and leadership by experienced expedition staff

Free use of rubber boots and snowshoes

Pre-scheduled group transfer from the vessel to the airport in Ushuaia (directly after disembarkation)

All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the programme

Comprehensive pre-departure material

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