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Overview

Like our “Antarctica Classic” tour, this 13-day expedition introduces you to the magic of the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula, but adds on two additional days to better explore its majesty. Part of the reward of arriving in Antarctica is the challenge of negotiating the Drake Passage — and the G Expedition will bring you there safely. Encounter leopard seals lazing on ice floes and immense rookeries of penguins surrounded by towering glaciers. The G Expedition’s expert guides and lecturers offer knowledge and insight that really bring the nature and history of the region to life, creating the adventure of a lifetime.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Ushuaia to Ushuaia
  • Travel style: Expedition
  • Physical rating: 2
  • Age requirements: Minimum age of 10 years for this trip.
  • Trip type: Max 134 aboard the G Expedition.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Twin-share hotel (1 nt), aboard the G Expedition in quad-, triple-, twin-share cabins, or suites (all with en suite bathrooms and porthole or window, 11 nts). Please note that all cabins consist of twin-size berths and are ocean-facing. Suites have one queen-size bed.
  • Transport: G Expedition, Zodiac, private bus, walking.
  • Meals: 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Team leader: One expedition team member per 10 guests.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Spend six full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands, conquer the notorious Drake Passage, learn from polar experts about the wonders of the Antarctic region, come face-to-face with amazing polar wildlife, marvel at immense icebergs, spend time on deck watching soaring albatross

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Ushuaia
Arrive in Ushuaia at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the world's most southerly city.
Day 2 Ushuaia/Drake Passage
Enjoy a free morning in Ushuaia. Do any last minute shopping, explore the town, or visit the surrounding countryside. Embarkation on the G Expedition begins in the afternoon at the port in Ushuaia. Enjoy the evening sailing through the Beagle Channel. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 3-4 Drake Passage/South Shetland Islands
The adventure begins with an 1000km (600 mi) crossing of the passage named in honour of 16th-century English sea captain and privateer, Sir Francis Drake. The ship is at home in this part of the Southern Ocean. Take in daily lectures from the expedition team and keep an eye out for icebergs, whales, and albatross following in the G Expedition's wake. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 5-10 South Shetland Islands/Antarctic Peninsula
With a total of six days to explore the world's most southerly ecosystem, there's more time to encounter the unique wildlife and awe-inspiring scenery of the Antarctic. Attempt two shore landings per day (weather permitting) to encounter penguin rookeries, get a good look at the variety of seal species, and keep an eye out for the whales that feed in the peninsula's cold, fertile waters. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 11-12 Drake Passage/Ushuaia
Begin the journey north to the home port of Ushuaia. Review the highlights of the Antarctic experience with the lecturers and staff. Keep eyes peeled on the observation deck for some last-minute whale sightings. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 13 Ushuaia
Disembark the G Expedition after breakfast. Meals included: breakfast
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Dates & Prices
2019
Nov 11
11 Nov 2019 23 Nov 2019
Category 3 - Twin
1 left
94150 SEK 75328 SEK
  • Departs from Ushuaia
  • Ends in Ushuaia
Price per person 94150 SEK 75328 SEK
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