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Greg Mortimer, Christmas in Antarctica ex Ushuaia Return

Greg Mortimer, Christmas in Antarctica ex Ushuaia Return

11 Night Cruise sailing from Ushuaia roundtrip aboard Greg Mortimer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Ushuaia.

Have a ‘Happy Penguin Christmas’ when Antarctica is at its liveliest. If you feel the festive season is a great time to get away from it all, join our special celebratory voyage. Delight in recently hatched penguin chicks, kayak near humpback and minke whales and enjoy 24 hours of daylight for visits to historic sites and scientific stations, and make a
continental landing.

DAY 1 Arrive in Ushuaia and make your way to your downtown hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy delightful waterfront walks, intriguing shops, lively cafes and restaurants.

DAY 2 Enjoy surrounding beech forests, then embark the Greg
Mortimer in late afternoon before sailing down the Beagle Channel.

DAYS 3–5 Be mesmerised by albatross of Drake Passage. Make first landing in South Shetlands then sail down Gerlache Strait.

DAYS 6–8 Pack ice willing, enter stunning Lemaire Channel to reach Adélie penguins, perhaps visit a scientific station and historic huts.

DAYS 9–11 Return north and experience more continental landings at Paradise or Neko harbours, gentoo penguins at Cuverville Island, and close up whale encounters.

DAY 12 Enjoy ‘Drake’ time to process what you’ve seen and felt on your adventure, share photos with fellow adventurers and celebrate a final night together on board.

DAY 13 After a delicious breakfast, bid new friends goodbye for either your travels home or to extend your adventure in South America.

Itinerary and map are a guide only. Itinerary is subject to ice and weather conditions.


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