Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent

National Geographic | Lindblad Expeditions
From
$13,633USD
p.p. in a Shared Cabin, Excludes Flights
Duration 12 days - 11 nights
Departure Buenos Aires, Argentina
Destinations Antarctic Peninsula

Experience the thrill with this National Geographic Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent 12 day voyage. Crunch through the sea ice aboard a state-of-the-art expedition ship to see scores of penguins and whales. People come for the wildlife but fall in love with the ice: an entire museum of colossal and magical ice forms defying description. And you’ll get a front seat to the dashing history of the Heroic Age of Exploration.

Armed with a flexible itinerary that allows you to go where conditions are best and wildlife is most active, you’ll experience all the splendor of Antarctica. Venture into channels and coves framed by towering peaks. Watch whales play off the bow; glide around enormous icebergs in Zodiacs; photograph penguin colonies with a National Geographic photographer. Kayak in protected waters, paddling as penguins swim nearby and hike on magnificent mountains and see huge glaciers, plus observe thousands of penguins: gentoos, Adelie, and chinstrap.

This expedition is with National Geographic and Lindblad expeditions on board the comfortable Explorer or the brand new luxury Endurance or Resolution. Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic have joined forces to further inspire the world through expedition travel. This collaboration in exploration, research, technology, and conservation provides extraordinary travel experiences and disseminates geographic knowledge around the globe. Thanks to this alliance, you can sail aboard the National Geographic fleet to the planet’s most extraordinary places in the company of world-renowned scientists, naturalists, educators, and researchers, and explore stunning natural environments alongside skilled specialists using state-of-the-art exploration tools.

Unsure if this National Geographic Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent itinerary is right for you? Review our Antarctica destination overview for full details on seasonality, routes, ship selection, pricing, expedition inclusions and how North South Voyages can help make your Antarctica dream become reality.

Departures

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Overview

Day 1
Flight arriving into Buenos Aires or Santaigo
Private Group Transfer from Airport to Hotel
Overnight Buenos Aires or Santaigo
Day 2
Fly to Ushuaia and embark
Day 3
At Sea: Crossing the Drake Passage
Day 4 - 9
Exploring Antarctica
Day 10 - 11
At Sea: Crossing the Drake Passage
Day 12
Disembark Ushuaia
Fly to Buenos Aires or Santiago

Itinerary

Included

  • National Geographic photographer and specialists on board
  • B&H on loan camera equipment store
  • Hotels ashore as indicated in itinerary
  • Meals on land, as indicated in itinerary
  • All beverages including alcohol
  • 24-hour coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, filtered water and soda on demand
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Special access permits, park fees, port taxes
  • Transfers to and from group flights as per itinerary
  • The expertise of our expedition staff including presentations and guest speakers in the lounge
  • All on shore excursions
  • Zodiac & kayak explorations
  • Crew gratuities
  • Fitness centre and a fully stocked library, and other gracious public spaces
  • The services of a physician
  • Expedition Parka
  • Use of boots for expedition shore excursions

Not Included

  • International or domestic flights, unless specified
  • Additional hotel nights
  • Private transfers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Passport, visa, and immigration fees
  • Spa treatments
  • Laundry, internet and phone services
  • Gift shop items and any other items of personal nature

*Note that we will quote flights for you when provided with your desired travel dates. Costs will vary depending on your travel dates. 

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