Every Antarctic traveler experiences some of the adventure known to the historic polar explorers, but this voyage takes it to the next level. This Antarctica – Elephant Island – Falkland Islands cruise tours both Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic, you’ll travel part of Ernest Shackleton’s legendary route, enjoying glacier-filled surroundings and exotic wildlife: numerous species of seal, whale, and seabird, penguins not the least. Explore the awe-inspiring Antarctic Peninsula and the incredible wildlife.
Oceanwide Expeditions in a fantastic polar expert company that runs ship-based expeditions and are known for being the inventors of Basecamp Antarctica itineraries. Their goal is to take you off the ship and into the action as often as possible, allowing for maximum shore time with activities designed to accommodate a range of experience and fitness levels.
Oceanwide strives for close-contact, twice-daily outings on land and at sea (and sometimes below it). Their expert crew and nimble, ice-strengthened ships allow for safe passage, speedy disembarkations, and supremely flexible itineraries. Their fleet includes the smaller and refurbished M/V Ortelius and M/V Plancius as well as the new M/V Hondius and M/V Janssonius.
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