Call Scenic 138 128

Ultimate Antarctica

This 12 day cruise takes you to some of the most remote places in the Southern Hemisphere. Nothing will prepare you for the wonder of visiting Antarctica.

12 Day
From (AUD)
$ 19,195
  • 2018/2019 Ushuaia > Ushuaia

    Great white wonder

    Remote, pristine and undeniably beautiful, Antarctica is unlike any other place on Earth. Vast icescapes, mountains that have never felt human footfall and an abundance of wildlife will quite literally take your breath away as you cruise on the World’s First Discovery Yacht.

    Spend your days marvelling at the many wonders along the Antarctic Peninsula, wake up to icebergs floating past your suite’s verandah and spend your days exploring via Zodiac, kayak, snowshoes, helicopter and submarine^.

    Tour Code:

    101S

    Duration:

    12 Days

    Departure City:

    Ushuaia

    Return City:

    Ushuaia

  • 12 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia

      Your journey into wonder begins in Argentina as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your handsomely appointed suite. Try on your custom designed parka, head to the change room to be fitted with your boots and acquaint yourself with all the sumptuous facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht. Raise your glass this evening as you toast 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 and admire the dramatic views of the Andean mountains of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah.

      Please arrive by 5am (pre tour accommodation in Buenos Aires recommended)

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - At sea

      Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula. Expertly designed to traverse the important sea trade route of the Drake Passage, Scenic Eclipse crosses faster than all other vessels, with relative ease and the utmost in comfort. Let your excitement build as you partake in an entertaining presentation by one of the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre 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 your butler will serve you in-suite.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - At sea

      Continue cruising towards the Antarctic Peninsula.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Antarctic Peninsula

      The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible during your time in Antarctica. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leaders will carefully plan each day’s activities based on the conditions. Navigate some of the most beautiful waterways including Paradise Bay and the stunning Lemaire Channel where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage. Visit a working base like Esperanza Station. At Port Lockroy, you can send a postcard home from this most remote and isolated post office to share
      a unique memory with your loved ones.

      Freechoice

      Equipped with a fleet of Zodiacs, kayaks, snowshoes, helicopters and a submarine^, a discovery excursion will take you to the place of your wildest dreams. Depending on weather and ice conditions you will partake in an average of two excursions a day, escorted by your expert Discovery Team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - At sea

      Farewell your adventure in the icy lands as we set sail heading 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.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - At sea

      A day at sea to enjoy the facilities on board.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Ushuaia > Buenos Aires

      Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark after breakfast to fly back to Buenos Aires taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience.

      Please depart after 8pm (post tour accommodation in Buenos Aires recommended)

      ^ At additional expense

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-Inclusive highlights
    • 200-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht
    • 100% spacious verandah suites
    • Specialist Polar Discovery Team on board
    • Widest range of discovery excursions in the Polar regions
    • Active discovery experiences – kayaking and snowshoeing*
    • Average of two discovery excursions per day*
    • Complimentary expedition kit including parka and beanie plus on board polar boots
    • And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore