Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Adventure to Antarctica Northbound

Explore the White Continent of Antarctica, the most remote place on Earth, and visit the remote Falkland Islands on this superb expedition cruise, with an overnight hotel stay in Buenos Aires and shore landings for up close encounters with amazing wildlife

Cruise Only - Package Possible
16 nights from £4395pp

Expedition Holiday
  • Antarctica
  • Falkland Islands
  • Kayaking, Antarctica
  • Paradise Bay

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday


Exclusive £100pp discount!

Adventure to Antarctica Northbound Special Offer

Discover the highlights of the Falkland Islands and Antarctica, with opportunities to see penguins, seals and whales up close, hike on the ice and kayak among icebergs.

Enjoy an overnight hotel stay in the lively city of Buenos Aires then fly to Ushuaia to board the ship. Cross the famous Drake Passage en-route to Antarctica, the most remote place on Earth. Here, join the Expedition Team for visits ashore to see huge penguin colonies and perhaps discover the icy shores by kayak. See majestic glaciers and old whaling stations with possible landings including Half Moon Island and Cuverville Island, home to a large colony of gentoo penguins, and Paradise Harbour.

The remote Falkland Islands have a unique culture. The capital, Stanley, is very British with its red phone boxes and English pubs. Explore at leisure or perhaps join an excursion to discover the vast wilderness and wildlife of the surrounding areas. Rejoin the ship and relax during a three-day ocean crossing to Montevideo.

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Adventure to Antarctica Northbound Itinerary

Day 1 - Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Enjoy an overnight hotel stay in Buenos Aires.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires - Ushuaia

Fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia. transfer to your ship Midnatsol and enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Days 3-4 - Drake Passage

Named after Sir Francis Drake, this stretch of water betweeen South America and the Antarctic Peninsula has numerous myths and legends connected to it. Relax on board and perhaps watch a film about Antarctica or attend educational lectures.

Days 5-10 - Antarctica

There are no permanent human inhabitants in Antarctica but it is home to millions of penguins and the feeding area for thousands of whales. Words simply cannot describe the feeling of being on the Great White Continent. The ice, wind and weather dictate life in Antarctica as well as our route. Every voyage is unique and our experienced crew will make all voyages an experience of a lifetime. Locations that may be visited include Cuverville Island, home to a large colony of Gentoo penguins, beautiful Neko Harbour and stunning Half Moon Island.

Day 11 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Days 12-13 - Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands are said to look like a miniature England, with red phone boxes and red buses. Explore Stanley, capital of the Falklands, or join the expedition team in the wild surroundings with options for joining bird watching tours, nature walks or a plane ride over the islands.

Days 14-16 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 17 - Montevideo (Uruguay)

Disembark Midnatsol in Montevideo.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Itineraries vary according to ice and weather conditions - and the wildlife encountered.

Price Includes

  • 15-night full board cruise in the cabin grade of your choice
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Buenos Aires
  • Economy flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
  • Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Buenos Aires
  • Transfers in Ushuaia
  • Landings ashore and lectures onboard by the Expedition Team
  • Complimentary tea and coffee onboard
  • Wind and waterproof jacket

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions and gratuities

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Feb 26£4495£4395

Price Information

  • Please note: Pricing is based on a fluid system so subject to daily change.
  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Polar Inside cabin
  • Cabin upgrade supplements and single supplements available, please call us for details
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