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Antactic Classic - 10 Nights

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R 99 200 pps

*Expiry Date 30 November 2019

  • 9 nights aboard the G Expedition
  • 1 night in Ushuaia
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team
    Lectures and educational programs
  • Waterproof boots supplied for USA sizes 4 – 16
  • Expedition parka
  • 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, 9 nts). Please note that all cabins consist of twin-size berths and are ocean-facing. Suites have one queen-size bed.
  • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
  • G Expedition, Zodiac, private bus, walking.2

Dates of Travel and Pricings?

Mar’19 – from R99 219
Nov’19 – from R91 199
Dec 2019 & Jan 2020 – From R92399

Excluded:

International flights
Anything of personal nature
Allow USD25-35 for meals not included.

T&C’s:

Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation. Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are not included. Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations. Rebooking and cancellation fees apply. All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified. Standard terms and conditions apply. All discounts and/or special offers have already been included in the package price.

Day 1Ushuaia:
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
Days 3–4:Drake Passage/South Shetland Islands
The adventure begins with an 1000km (600mi) crossing of the passage named in honour of the 16th-century English sea captain and privateer, Sir Francis Drake. Take in daily lectures from the expedition team and keep an eye out for the first sightings of icebergs, whales and albatross following in the G Expedition’s wake.
Meals included:
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Days 5–8:South Shetland Islands/Antarctic Peninsula
Experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing and inspiring scenery in the world while setting foot on the Antarctic continent. Attempt two shore landings per day (weather permitting) and encounter Gentoo, Chinstrap and Adélie penguin rookeries, Weddell, crabeater and leopard seals, and orca, humpback and minke whales in the cold Antarctic waters. During the voyage, learn about the peninsula’s remarkable history.
Meals included:
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Days 9–10: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 sharp eyes on the observation deck for some last-minute whale sightings.
Meals included:
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 11:Ushuaia
Disembark the G Expedition after breakfast.
Meals included:
Breakfast

The Antarctic Peninsula is anything but a world of white desolation. Join us on a true adventure to a world of immense scale and visual splendour. Passing huge icebergs in the flat calm of a polar morning will reshape the way you look at your world. Encounter huge whales, enormous rookeries of penguins, and stunning landscapes few have ever witnessed. This 11-day expedition will introduce you to the magic of the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula.

Set foot on Antarctica — the world’s least-visited continent
Watch majestic albatross soar by the ship while crossing the Drake Passage
Opt to brave the chill of a polar plunge
Witness immense icebergs and magnificent glaciers
Have your questions answered by Antarctica experts
Duration: 11 days
Start/Finish City: Ushuaia to Ushuaia
Physical Grading: 2 – Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Travel Style: Marine
Small-ship adventures on the world’s great seas, rivers, and other places only accessible by boat.

What’s Included
9 nts aboard the G Expedition. 1 nt hotel in Ushuaia. Arrival and departure transfers. Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team. Lectures and educational programs. Waterproof boots supplied for USA sizes 4 – 16. Expedition parka.
Highlights
Set foot on Antarctica — the world’s least-visited continent, watch majestic albatross soar by the ship while crossing the Drake Passage, opt to brave the chill of a polar plunge, witness immense icebergs and magnificent glaciers, have your questions answered by Antarctica experts

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