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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Antarctica with Patagonian Adventure

This luxury expedition combines an unforgettable cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula on board Scenic Eclipse with hotel stays in Buenos Aires, stunning El Calafate, the breathtaking Torres del Paine National Park, and lively city of Santiago. Includes thrilling Zodiac excursions and return flights from the UK

Fly Cruise
22 nights from £15645pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Emperor Penguins in Antarctica
  • Ice floes in Antarctica
  • Antarctica
  • El Calafate
  • Los Glaciares National Park
  • Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Torres del Paine National Park
  • Santiago

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

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FREE private door-to-door transfers! Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within a 75 mile radius, subject to availability. Offer ends 31 May 2019

Antarctica with Patagonian Adventure Special Offer

This luxury expedition takes in the majestic ice formations and abundant wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula, before continuing to Patagonia, with hotel stays in El Calafate, gateway to the beautiful national park of Los Glaciares, plus four nights in the Torres del Paine National Park.

Enjoy an overnight hotel stay in the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires, before embarking the luxurious Scenic Eclipse for an exciting voyage. Cross the famous Drake Passage en route to the incredible Antarctic Peninsula, where you’ll spend six unforgettable days. Enjoy a cruise of the magnificent Lemaire Channel, and board the Zodiacs to get up close to colonies of penguins, pods of whales and impressive icebergs.

Fly to Patagonia for a three-night hotel stay in El Calafate, gateway to the World Heritage-listed Los Glaciares National Park. Enjoy a cruise close to the majestic Perito Moreno Glacier, and visit a traditional ranch in the Argentine countryside, set against a backdrop of glaciers and snow-capped peaks. Continue to the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park for a four-night hotel stay. Spend the next few days taking in the incredible scenery including the peaks of the Paine Massif, and the variety of wildlife, before flying to the Chilean capital of Santiago for an overnight stay.

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Antarctica with Patagonian Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Overnight flight from the UK to Buenos Aires.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires

Welcome to Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina. You'll be transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 3 - Buenos Aires - Ushuaia

Fly from Buenos Aires to the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, where your crew will warmly greet you as you board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your beautifully appointed suite and acquaint yourself with the luxurious facilities of your ship. Toast to the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception, hosted by the captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel, admiring the dramatic views of the Andes of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah. (B,D)

Days 4-5 - At sea

Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula. An entertaining presentation by the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre will excite you for what's to come, or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV. Your palate will be delighted as you explore the extensive range of dining options, or a butler will serve you as you dine in-suite. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula. (B,L,D)

Days 6-11 - Antarctic Peninsula

Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, a host of choices are now open and, depending on the ice and weather conditions, the Antarctic Peninsula is yours to explore. Our experienced Discovery Team Leaders, who have made countless journeys to Antarctica, will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18-20 hours of daylight. Discovery: You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak around icebergs, hear the ice cracking and feeding whales blow. Your expert Captain and crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways which may include traversing the stunning 11-kilometre-long Lemaire Channel where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage just 700 metres wide at its narrowest point. Sail close to blue-tinged icebergs and there may be the chance to visit a working scientific base and discuss life in these harsh conditions with the staff. In late February and March, if conditions are favourable, there may be the opportunity to cross the Antarctic Circle at latitude 66 degrees 33' South. (B,L,D)

Days 12-13 - At sea

Bid farewell to the Antarctic Peninsula and set sail north to the continent of South America. Take the opportunity for a last presentation by the Discovery Team and share memories of your experiences with new-found friends. (B,L,D)

Day 14 - Ushuaia (Argentina) - El Calafate

Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark and fly to El Calafate, the gateway to the Los Glaciares National Park in Argentine Patagonia. Meet your Tour Director and enjoy a relaxing three night stay. (B,D)

Day 15 - El Calafate

Established in 1937 as a national park and extending over 4,459 square kilometres, the World Heritage-listed Los Glaciares National Park is sure to be a highlight. Cruise close to the impressive Perito Moreno Glacier, whose face rises an average of 74 metres above the surface of the water. Then take a guided walk along the boardwalk for views across to the top of the impressive 250 square kilometre glacier. Sundowner - Toast your day in this natural wonderland framed by the spectacular backdrop of Perito Moreno glacier. (B,L)

Day 16 - El Calafate

Discover the traditional way of life on an estancia (ranch) in the Argentine countryside, surrounded by glaciers, snow peaks and lakes of great natural beauty. This evening is at leisure to wander into town and experience one of the many quaint restaurants and cafes. (B,L)

Day 17 - El Calafate - Torres del Paine National Park (Chile)

Fly to Patagonia and reach your luxurious retreat, explora Patagonia, set in the heart of the park on the shores of Lake Pehoe and provides the perfect base for a four night Special Stay. Settle into your tastefully appointed room, with sweeping views across the lake to the Paine Massif and enjoy a range of excursions each day, complimentary beverages and delicious meals featuring Patagonian specialities. (B,L,D)

Days 18-20 - Torres del Paine National Park

Your exciting adventure into one of the most spectacular national parks in the world begins. Boasting glaciers, waterways, the peaks of the Paine Massif and a range of wildlife including the elusive puma, your days exploring will be a memory to treasure. Freechoice: Over the next three days, there are several small group activities for you to choose from and enjoy at your own pace, all escorted by expert expedition guides. Each evening relax in the lounge with its magnificent views over the lake across to the mountains. (B,L,D)

Day 21 - Torres del Paine National Park - Santiago

Savour the last views of the massifs of Torres del Paine before flying to the quirky Chilean capital of Santiago for an overnight stay. (B)

Day 22 - Santiago - UK

Say farewell as you transfer to Santiago airport for your overnight flight, taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you. (B)

Day 23 - Arrive UK

Arrive back in the UK.

Price Includes

  • 11-night all-inclusive cruise on Scenic Eclipse
  • 1-night hotel stay in Buenos Aires
  • 3-night hotel stay in El Calafate
  • 4-night hotel stay in Torres del Paine National Park
  • 1-night hotel stay in Santiago
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Scenic FreeChoice tours
  • Zodiac landings, kayak and snorkelling excursions with the Discovery Team
  • Unlimited complimentary premium wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks onboard ship
  • Complimentary in-suite minibar onboard ship
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard ship
  • All tipping and gratuities

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional helicopter and submarine excursions
  • Travel insurance
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Map for Antarctica with Patagonian Adventure