Antarctic Explorer: Discover the 7th Continent is a classic voyage that gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in one of Quark’s four stabilised, polar-class vessels; explore majestic natural environments by zodiac and on foot; get up close and personal with penguins, whales and other wildlife; and enjoy talks on history, biology and glaciology by onboard polar experts. You can personalise your adventure with options that suit your interests, and cross the 7th Continent off the list—your way. Note: this itinerary can also start in Buenos Aires and has 11 or 12 day options. The below itinerary is for 11 days and starts and end in Ushuaia. Please speak to your consultant for further information regarding Buenos Aires departures.
This itinerary is with Quark Expeditions, a company which operates more ships in the polar regions than any other operator. Their vessels, which are optimised for polar travel, range from 128 to 199 passengers and provide an excellent home base for your polar exploration.
Their fleet features strengthened hulls for superior navigation in ice-packed polar waters and boast exceptional levels of comfort and services. From the brand new 5* Ultramarine, to their refurbished and comfortable 3* ship the Ocean Adventurer or the 4* World Explorer – Quark will ensure your Antarctica adventure is memorable.
North South Notes: Quark Expeditions is a polar expert and have a range of great itineraries – this classic Antarctic Explorer: Discover the 7th Continent option is fantastic for first time travellers that just want to explore the Antarctic Peninsula.
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