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

Emblematic Antarctica National Geographic

Cross the legendary Drake Passage to the icy realms of the Antarctic Peninsula and Weddell Sea, breathtaking landscapes inhabited by astonishing wildlife, on this expedition cruise in partnership with National Geographic Expeditions

Cruise Only
11 nights from £8995pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Adelie Penguins, Antarctica
  • Antarctic fur seals
  • Antarctica
  • Antarctica

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Emblematic Antarctica National Geographic Special Offer

Explore the majestic icebergs, glistening glaciers and penguin rookeries of Antarctica on this luxury expedition cruise in partnership with National Geographic Expeditions accompanied by a National Geographic Photographer and an Expert.

After an overnight hotel stay in Buenos Aires, fly to Ushuaia to embark your luxury expedition ship. Cross the Drake Passage to the White Continent where there is the chance to spot humpback whales, Gentoo penguins, Adelie penguins, chinstrap penguins, leopard seals, Weddell seals and numerous sea birds. Cruise through the free-floating pack ice of the magical Weddell Sea. Zodiac outings will allow up close encounters with magnificent icebergs and glaciers, and shore landings give the opportunity to hike on the ice. Visit research stations and former whaling stations and learn about the history of exploration in this region.

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Emblematic Antarctica National Geographic Itinerary

Day 1 - Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Enjoy an overnight hotel stay in Buenos Aires. The city is famous for its outstanding cultural life and its European-influenced architecture and is a dazzling feast for the senses.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires - Ushuaia

Take a charter flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia. Transfer to a restaurant for lunch then on to the port to embark your ship or take the optional excursion to the Tierra del Fuego National Park.

Day 3-4 - Drake Passage

Enjoy the ship's facilities whilst cruising the legendary Drake Passage.

Day 5-9 - Antarctic Peninsula

Spend an unforgettable five days exploring the mythical Antarctic Peninsula. You'll be surrounded by spectacular glaciers and exceptional wildlife, including penguins, humpback whales, seals and giant petrels. Based on ice conditions, the Captain and Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac outings and landings.

Day 10-11 - Drake Passage

Enjoy the ship's facilities whilst crossing the legendary Drake Passage.

Day 12 - Ushuaia - Buenos Aires

Disembark your ship in Ushuaia and transfer to the airport for the return flight to Buenos Aires.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 10-night full board expedition cruise
  • Overnight hotel stay in Buenos Aires
  • Charter flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia
  • Captain's welcome cocktail and gala dinner
  • National Geographic Photographer, Expert and experienced expedition team
  • All landings and trips by Zodiac
  • Open bar serving unlimited complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks
  • 24 hour room service (selected menu)
  • Complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi on board
  • Evening entertainments and events

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights - we can arrange these for you, please contact us
  • Port charges and taxes
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Travel insurance

Cruise Extensions

  • Buenos Aires Extension Extend your holiday with a pre-cruise overnight hotel stay in Buenos Aires, a panoramic tour of the city, a visit to Recoleta Cemetery and an Argentine tango show. The following day there is a river boat tour of the Tiger Delta with lunch at a local restaurant. Contact us for more details.
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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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    • Feb 19th - Buenos Aires and back - Sailing on: Le Boreal From: £10645
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Price Information

  • A fluid pricing structure is in place and prices can change at any time.
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