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Christmas in Antarctica

Expedition Map - Christmas in Antarctica
Sea Kayaking Camping Skiing in Antarctica Snowshoeing in Antarctica
12/13 DAYS
18 Dec '18 29 Dec '18
17 Dec '19 29 Dec '19
From US$9,100 pp
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Celebrate a white Christmas in Antarctica
  • Penguin colonies alive with nest building
  • Crabeater and Weddell seals hauling out on the ice
  • Visit historic sites and working scientific stations
  • Camp out under the midnight sun*
  • Kayak alongside penguins, seals and whales*

Itinerary

Day 1 - Ushuaia
Days 2 to 3 - Drake Passage
Days 4 to 9 - Antarctic Peninsula
Day 10 to 11 - Drake Passage
Day 12-13 - Punta Arenas

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Polar Pioneer Farewell Offer - Save up to 10%*
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Spirit of Antarctica

Expedition Map - Spirit of Antarctica
Sea Kayaking Photography Workshops Mountaineering Camping Skiing in Antarctica Snowshoeing in Antarctica
11/12 DAYS (FLY/SAIL)
30 Oct '19 10 Nov '19
9 Nov '19 20 Nov '19
19 Nov '19 30 Nov '19
6 Jan '19 16 Jan '19
From US$9,700 pp
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Penguin colonies alive with nest building
  • Zodiac cruise amongst water-sculpted icebergs
  • Step ashore the Antarctic continent!
  • Visit historic huts and scientific stations
  • Antarctic marine life - seals and whales
  • Kayak or camp ashore for added adventure!
  • See Antarctica at its most pristine!

Itinerary

Day 1 - Ushuaia, Argentina
Days 2 - Ushuaia, Argentina
Days 3-5 - Drake Passage
Days 6-8 - Antarctic Peninsula
Days 9 to 10 - Drake Passage
Day 11 - Ushuaia, Argentina

Special Offers

Polar Pioneer Farewell Offer - Save up to 10%*
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New Year in Antarctica

Expedition Map - New Year in Antarctica
Sea Kayaking Camping Snowshoeing in Antarctica
11 DAYS (SAIL/FLY)
29 Dec '18 8 Jan '19
From US$9,700 pp
Ship: Polar Pioneer

Highlights

  • Sail there, fly back - only one sea crossing!
  • Ring in the New Year Antarctica-style!
  • Walk amidst busy penguin rookeries
  • Zodiac cruise past glaciers and icebergs
  • Camp out on the ice under the midnight sun
  • Kayak along penguins, seals and whales

Itinerary

Day 1 - Punta Arenas to Puerto Williams
Day 2 to 3 - Drake Passage
Days 4 to 9 - Antarctic Peninsula
Days 10 - King George Island to Punta Arenas
Day 11 - Punta Arenas

Special Offers

Polar Pioneer Farewell Offer - Save up to 10%*
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

Expedition Map - South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey
Sea Kayaking Photography Workshops South Georgia Alpine Crossing Snowshoeing in Antarctica
18/20/21 DAYS
2 Feb '19 19 Feb '19
14 Mar '20 3 Apr '20
29 Nov '19 18 Dec '19
16 Jan '19 2 Feb '19
28 Dec '19 17 Jan '20
From US$15,600 pp
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Step ashore on the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Visit Point Wild on Elephant Island (weather/conditions permitting)
  • South Georgia's king penguins, seals and seabirds
  • Follow Shackleton's footsteps in South Georgia
  • Whale-sighting while crossing the Scotia Sea
  • Wondrous wildlife breeding cycles at their peak

Itinerary

Day 1 - Ushuaia
Days 2 to 3 - Drake Passage
Days 4 to 7 - Antarctic Peninsula
Day 8 - Elephant Island
Days 9 to 10 - Scotia Sea
Days 11 to 14 - South Georgia
Days 15 to 17 - Scotia Sea
Day 18 - Falkland Islands to Santiago (or Punta Arenas)
Days 19-20/21 - Ushuaia (Greg Mortimer only)

Special Offers

Trek & Cruise Special Offer
Polar Pioneer Farewell Offer - Save up to 10%*
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Across the Antarctic Circle

Expedition Map - Across the Antarctic Circle
Sea Kayaking Scuba Diving Polar Snorkelling
11/12/13 DAYS (FLY/SAIL)
19 Feb '19 2 Mar '19
2 Mar '19 12 Mar '19
3 Feb '20 15 Feb '20
14 Feb '20 26 Feb '20
From US$9,100 pp
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Attempt to cross the Antarctic Circle, then celebrate with a toast on the deck
  • Splendid wildlife activity of fledgling chicks
  • Zodiac cruise along playful leopard seals
  • Scientific research stations and historic huts
  • Divers and snorkellers revel in Antarctic marine life

Itinerary

Day 1 - Depart Ushuaia (or Punta Arenas)
Day 2 -3 - Drake Passage
Days 4 to 9 - Antarctic Peninsula
Day 10 - King George Island
Day 11 - Punta Arenas (or Ushuaia)

Special Offers

Polar Pioneer Farewell Offer - Save up to 10%*
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In Shackleton’s Footsteps

Expedition Map - In Shackleton’s Footsteps
Sea Kayaking Photography Workshops
18 DAYS
20 Mar '19 6 Apr '19
From US$14,600 pp
Ship: Polar Pioneer

Highlights

  • Retrace Shackleton's heroic voyage
  • Step ashore in Antarctica amidst penguins and seals
  • Cruise past huge tabular icebergs in the Weddell Sea
  • Attempt to land on remote Elephant Island
  • South Georgia’s seals, albatross and king penguins
  • ‘Shackleton Walk’, the last leg of Shackleton’s crossing

Itinerary

Day 1 - Ushuaia
Days 2 to 3 - Drake Passage
Days 4 to 6 - Antarctica Peninsula, Weddell Sea
Day 7 - Elephant Island
Days 8 to 9 - Scotia Sea
Day 10 - South Georgia
Days 11 to 15 - South Georgia
Days 16 to 17 - Scotia Sea
Day 18 - Falkland Islands to Santiago (or Punta Arenas)

Special Offers

Polar Pioneer Farewell Offer - Save up to 10%*
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Antarctic Explorer

Expedition Map - Antarctic Explorer
Sea Kayaking Photography Workshops Scuba Diving Polar Snorkelling
11/12 DAYS (FLY/SAIL)
16 Jan '20 27 Jan '20
10 Mar '19 20 Mar '19
25 Jan '20 4 Feb '20
24 Feb '20 5 Mar '20
From US$9,700 pp
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Skip one or both Drake Passage crossings
  • Gorgeous long summer days on the peninsula
  • Zodiac cruise in search of feeding whales
  • Experience polar diving and polar snorkelling with expert guides* Surcharges apply
  • Tour scientific research stations and historic huts

Itinerary

Days 1-2 - Punta Arenas to King George Island
Days 3-8 - Antarctic Peninsula
Days 9-10 - Drake Passage
Day 11/12 - Ushuaia

Special Offers

Polar Pioneer Farewell Offer - Save up to 10%*
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Wild Antarctica

Expedition Map - Wild Antarctica
Sea Kayaking Photography Workshops
13 DAYS (FLY/SAIL)
3 Mar '20 15 Mar '20
From US$11,200
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Vast tabular icebergs pass by in Antarctic Sound
  • Retrace some of Shackleton's and Nordenskoljd's route
  • Visit fascinating fossil fields with an on board paleontologist
  • Capture Antarctic light with polar photography guide
  • Delight in Adelie, gentoo and chinstrap penguins
  • Hunting orcas, feeding humpbacks and slinky minkes

Itinerary

Day 1 - Punta Arenas
Day 2 - King George Island
Days 3-4 - Antarctic Sound
Days 5-7 - Weddell Sea
Days 8-11 - Antarctic Peninsula
Day 12 - Drake Passage
Day 13 - Ushuaia

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You can't do better than travel the polar regions with Aurora. And on the Polar Pioneer!
J. Hinlopen - South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey, 2017
This really was a truly magical experience which will live with us forever.
R. Astridge - Across the Antarctic Circle, 2018
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