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Luxury Expedition
Greg Mortimer - 120 Guests
Wild Antarctica
Antarctic Expedition

Take a journey into the Weddell Sea's ice-filled waters, navigating vast tabular bergs and breaching whales before discovering the Peninsula's west coast for the best of both worlds.


 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Vast tabular icebergs pass by in Antarctic Sound
  • Retrace some of Shackleton's and Nordenskoljd's route
  • Visit fascinating fossil fields with an on board paleontologist
  • Capture Antarctic light with polar photography guide
  • Delight in Adelie, gentoo and chinstrap penguins
  • Hunting orcas, feeding humpbacks and slinky minkes

DATES / RATES

Rates are listed per person in USD
Start DateEnd DateStateroom TripleStateroom TwinBalcony Stateroom CBalcony Stateroom BBalcony Stateroom ABalcony SuiteJunior SuiteCaptains Suite
Mar 02, 2022Mar 14, 202213,99515,39516,69516,99517,39520,89524,89528,895
Rates are listed per person in USD
Start DateEnd Date(Starting from)
Stateroom Triple
(Mid-range)
Balcony Stateroom A
(High-end)
Captains Suite
Mar 02, 2022Mar 14, 202213,99517,39528,895


ITINERARY

Day 1: Punta Arenas

Arrive in Punta Arenas and transfer to your downtown hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to explore this vibrant, historic seaport on the Strait of Magellan.

Day 2: King George Island

Enjoy scenic flight to King George Island, Antarctica, and transfer by Zodiac to your expedition ship, the Greg Mortimer.

Days 3-4: Antarctic Sound

Sail in Antarctic Sound, entrance to the mesmerizing, ice-filled Weddell Sea. Possible landings at penguin-rich Gourdin Island and Brown Bluff.

Days 5-7: Weddell Sea

Push into the Weddell Sea, aiming for Seymour and James Ross islands' fossil fields, and Paulet Island.

Days 8-11: Antarctic Peninsula

Explore the Antarctic Peninsula's west coast and enjoy excursions to Astrolabe or Enterprise Islands, Port Lockroy, and Paradise Harbor.

Day 12: Drake Passage

Cross Drake Passage, surrounded by soaring albatross and flitting petrels. Celebrate your extraordinary voyage while entering Beagle Channel.

Day 13: Ushuaia

After breakfast, disembark in Ushuaia for homeward flights or perhaps a Patagonia Discovery Trek!

Greg Mortimer (Luxury Expedition, 120-guests)

Capable of negotiating the strongest winds and waves, the Greg Mortimer is built to world-class polar standards. It is designed in close consultation with expedition specialists, taking advantage of Auroras more than 25 years of experience.

(Click image to view Ship details)

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Group transfer to hotel from Aurora Expeditions' preferred flight.
  • One night pre-voyage hotel accommodation
  • Transfer to airport and charter flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island
  • Transfer to downtown Ushuaia or airport (post voyage)
  • Fully-serviced accommodation in your chosen stateroom
  • Daily shore excursions, guided walks, Zodiac cruises
  • An experienced team of destination specialists and activity leaders
  • An informative and entertaining lecture program by our team of experts
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner including house wines, beers and soft drinks, afternoon tea and snacks
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell drinks including four-course dinner, house cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages
  • Pre-dinner drinks including canapes and bar snacks
  • Complimentary 3-in-1 polar jacket
  • Complimentary use of gumboots
  • Complimentary use of fitness center
  • Complimentary access to on board expedition doctor and medical clinic
  • Personalized photo book (post voyage)
  • Entry fees to historic or tourist sites
  • Port, pilotage charges and landing fees

ADVENTURE OPTIONS
  • Kayaking: USD 1,200
  • Photography Workshop: FREE

 

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DISCLAIMER: Rates are per person and subject to change.