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Greg Mortimer, Across the Antarctic Circle ex Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

Greg Mortimer, Across the Antarctic Circle ex Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

10 Night Cruise sailing from Ushuaia to King George Island aboard Greg Mortimer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Ushuaia and post-cruise in Punta Arenas.

Follow Captain Cook’s wake to the farthest southerly point of any of our voyages. Cross the Antarctic Circle and earn more than bragging rights. Enter a world of elegant snow petrels, powerful orcas and dreamlike icebergs. Divers, snorkellers and kayakers explore where few have gone before. Ice-clad mountains, feeding whales and lively penguin colonies will be etched in your memory forever.

NOTE: This cruise has a variation to the sample itinerary outlined below. Disembaking at King George Island, flight to Punta Arenas for a hotel stay post-cruise. Please check at time of enquiry/booking.

DAY 1 Arrive in Ushuaia nestled at the base of ice-clad mountains, replete with great cafes and restaurants. Make your way to your downtown hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 2 Check-out of your hotel and enjoy time for last minute
shopping, exploring, or tasting hand made chocolates before boarding Greg Mortimer in the late afternoon to sail Beagle Channel.

DAYS 3–5 Enjoy seabirds on Drake Passage, first landing in South Shetlands, scenic and whale-rich Gerlache Strait, then Lemaire Channel.

DAYS 6–8 Sail down Penola Strait and Grandidier Channel to Circle and beyond (ice willing), aiming for two spectacular landings daily.

DAYS 9–11 As we return north, enjoying more continental landings, Zodiac cruises, wildlife, scientific stations such as Vernadsky, and historic sites like Port Lockroy.

DAY 12 Cross Drake Passage, a time for reflection, seabird watching, sharing tales and photos and celebration of a great experience.

DAY 13 Enjoy a delicious breakfast, bid farewell to new friends before heading home, or on to your next adventure.


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