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Antarctic Discovery – 9 Night Ushuaia Roundtrip

Antarctic Discovery – 9 Night Ushuaia Roundtrip

From USD $11,999

Description

Delve deep into the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands, guided by a world-class expedition team that takes you on daily landings and complimentary Zodiac safaris. January is a prime time to watch for the whales of the Antarctic, from fin whales to minkes. Keep an eye out for the Adélie and chinstrap penguins that make their homes amid the South Shetlands.

Trip Name
Antarctic Discovery - 9 Night Ushuaia Roundtrip
Days
12
Overview
Vessel Type: Yacht Length: 129 m Passenger Capacity: 198 Built: 2022 Be among the first to experience our newest yacht on an all-inclusive voyage. She encompasses our signature style of relaxed luxury, highly personalized service and destination immersions with a distinguishing and timeless Italian design inspired by La Dolce Vita. Refined accommodations, globally inspired gourmet dining and premium cocktails, and an atmosphere that encourages connection combine to create intimate moments that feel exclusively made for you.  YOUR PRIVATE HAVEN AT SEA After an inspiring day of exploring, the luxurious comfort of your suite or stateroom offers the perfect place to relax. All accommodations include plush bedding, a marble spa bath and lavish L’OCCITANE amenities. Take in a final view of the seascape from the comfort of your balcony or from your panoramic window before retiring for the evening. Awaken fully refreshed and begin your day by pouring yourself a cup of Nespresso Coffee or Kusmi Tea. A GLOBAL CULINARY ADVENTURE Your culinary adventures on board rival your discoveries ashore, as our well-traveled chefs take inspiration from a wide array of global cuisines when creating their ever-changing menus. And like your shoreside travels, your culinary exploration on board is designed to engage all of the senses. Relaxed and unhurried, each meal on board becomes another memorable experience to savor with friends. ONBOARD LIFE At Atlas Ocean Voyages, we encourage a holistic approach to life that incorporates mind, body and spirit. Connect with like-spirited explorers during Après Sea and satisfy your curiosity with exceptional guest lecturers to relish every aspect of a stimulating journey. From appreciating the dining experience to keeping up an exercise routine while on holiday to taking time for self-care, we cultivate an atmosphere of overall well-being in every space on board World Traveller. MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME Aboard our intimate yacht World Traveller you will find everything you want and need. Including three decks of spacious and elevated accommodations, various onboard dining options, spa and sauna amenities, social spaces for gathering with your fellow travelers and more, World Traveller has been designed to always deliver relaxed luxury and highly personalized service. CONSCIOUS NAVIGATION An innovative hydro-jet propulsion system allows the purpose-built World Traveller to bring you closer to the environment and wildlife. The system keeps our yachts quieter and lets us get closer to the environment and wildlife without disturbing their habitat, making for up-close and personal encounters that leave you in awe.

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day 1 Pre Cruise
FREE 1-Night Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay on Antarctica Expeditions
Day 2 - Day 2 Ushuaia, Argentina
Although its nickname the “End of the World” – derived from its location along the southernmost tip of South America among the Tierra del Fuego archipelago – Ushuaia is far from the end of any adventure. Where the Andes meet the Beagle Channel and the snow-capped Martial Mountains sit behind a sprawling city of colorful buildings, lies a lively town ready and waiting to take you on the thrill ride of a lifetime. Scenes like Parque Yatana give you the chance to immerse yourself in the rich, indigenous culture.
Day 3 - Days 3 - 4 Drake Passage Navigation
Navigating the intrepid Drake Passage is made for the boldest of explorers. Petrels and albatrosses that glide across the skies guide the way. To witness its awesome power makes the journey to Antarctica all the more triumphant.The Drake Passage leads you from the southernmost region of the Americas to the Antarctic Peninsula, the northern point of The White Continent. This waterway where cold southern ocean meets warm northern sea water creates powerful currents that test your mettle.But the rewards for the journeyer that braves these waters do not compare. The meeting of warm and cold waters creates an environment that attracts extraordinary wildlife. Drake Passage offers the chance to witness the likes of humpback whales and hourglass dolphins that accompany the voyage. The soundtrack of the 48-hour journey through the Drake Passage includes the crash of the ocean against the ship and the cry of petrels, skuas, and gulls.While the waterway is famous for its challenging navigation, you may still get another side of the Drake Passage. On some occasions, the channel is calm and tranquil, making for a pleasant voyage into Antarctica. That’s one of the more splendid characteristics of the Drake Passage – you never know what you will get.As you emerge from the Drake Passage, the mammoth, icy peaks of the South Shetland Islands loom ahead, greeting you on your victorious landing. You have completed the rite of passage to explore the seventh continent.
Day 4 - Day 5 Exploring the South Shetland Islands – Captain’s Choice, Antarctica
Part of the greater Antarctica region, the South Shetland Islands contain plenty of wildlife, scenic landscapes, hiking opportunities and magnificent viewpoints that inspire a sense of discovering another world. A possible landing on Elephant Island, named for the shape of its cliffside and the elephant seals that call it home, puts you on the same path as the famous Shackleton Expedition. Deception Island, another possible landing and named for its very nature, is in fact a volcanic caldera where you can find heated springs amid the striking black sands. Other stops could include Half Moon Island, Yankee Harbor, Point Wild and Barrientos Island, where you can find plenty of Gentoo penguin rookeries.CAPTAIN’S CHOICE – Captain’s Choice ports of call add to the sense of adventure and an element of surprise. Your ship’s captain will sail around changing weather conditions as needed and take you to the best areas for wildlife viewing.
Day 5 - Days 6 - 8 Exploring Antarctica- Captain’s Choice
Nicknamed The White Continent for its vast expanse of icebergs, snow and glaciers, Antarctica is often the final frontier for experienced explorers to conquer. As you navigate Antarctic waters, you may set foot on sites like Beak Island, Brown Bluff, Cierva Cove, Hidden Bay and many more. Each landing throughout the continent offers its own unique landscape, from expansive tundra to rugged mountain peaks, all beckoning you to follow the paths that few explorers have trekked before.CAPTAIN’S CHOICE – Captain’s Choice ports of call add to the sense of adventure and an element of surprise. Your ship’s captain will sail around changing weather conditions as needed and take you to the best areas for wildlife viewing.
Day 6 - Days 9 - 10 Drake Passage Navigation
Navigating the intrepid Drake Passage is made for the boldest of explorers. Petrels and albatrosses that glide across the skies guide the way. To witness its awesome power makes the journey to Antarctica all the more triumphant.The Drake Passage leads you from the southernmost region of the Americas to the Antarctic Peninsula, the northern point of The White Continent. This waterway where cold southern ocean meets warm northern sea water creates powerful currents that test your mettle.But the rewards for the journeyer that braves these waters do not compare. The meeting of warm and cold waters creates an environment that attracts extraordinary wildlife. Drake Passage offers the chance to witness the likes of humpback whales and hourglass dolphins that accompany the voyage. The soundtrack of the 48-hour journey through the Drake Passage includes the crash of the ocean against the ship and the cry of petrels, skuas, and gulls.While the waterway is famous for its challenging navigation, you may still get another side of the Drake Passage. On some occasions, the channel is calm and tranquil, making for a pleasant voyage into Antarctica. That’s one of the more splendid characteristics of the Drake Passage – you never know what you will get.As you emerge from the Drake Passage, the mammoth, icy peaks of the South Shetland Islands loom ahead, greeting you on your victorious landing. You have completed the rite of passage to explore the seventh continent.
Day 7 - Day 11 Ushuaia, Argentina
Although its nickname the “End of the World” – derived from its location along the southernmost tip of South America among the Tierra del Fuego archipelago – Ushuaia is far from the end of any adventure. Where the Andes meet the Beagle Channel and the snow-capped Martial Mountains sit behind a sprawling city of colorful buildings, lies a lively town ready and waiting to take you on the thrill ride of a lifetime. Scenes like Parque Yatana give you the chance to immerse yourself in the rich, indigenous culture.
Day 8 - Day 12 Post Cruise
FREE 1-Night Post-Cruise Hotel Stay on select Antarctica Expeditions
Day 9 - Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $16,499SOLO OCEANVIEW STATEROOM (SO)
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $18,499ADVENTURE OCEANVIEW STATEROOM (AO)
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $19,499HORIZON STATEROOM (A1/A2)
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $19,499VERANDA STATEROOM (B1/B2)
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $22,499HORIZON DELUXE STATEROOM (E1)
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $23,499VERANDA DELUXE STATEROOM (E2)
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $27,999JOURNEY SUITE (JS)
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $28,499DISCOVERY SUITE (DS)
12-03-202423-03-2024USD $30,499NAVIGATOR SUITE (NS)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $13,499ADVENTURE OCEANVIEW STATEROOM (AO)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $16,499HORIZON STATEROOM (A1/A2)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $16,499VERANDA STATEROOM (B1/B2)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $18,999VERANDA DELUXE STATEROOM (E2)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $19,299HORIZON DELUXE STATEROOM (E1)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $21,999JOURNEY SUITE (JS)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $22,999DISCOVERY SUITE (DS)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $24,499NAVIGATOR SUITE (NS)
17-03-202428-03-2024USD $11,999SOLO OCEANVIEW STATEROOM (SO)

Inclusions

    • Ushuaia, Argentina: Known as the "End of the World," Ushuaia is located at the southernmost tip of South America. With its stunning backdrop of the Andes, Beagle Channel, and Martial Mountains, this vibrant town offers a gateway to thrilling adventures and opportunities to immerse yourself in the indigenous culture.
    • Drake Passage Navigation: The journey through the Drake Passage, located between South America's Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica, is known for its challenging and unpredictable conditions. Navigating these waters is an exhilarating experience as you traverse one of the world's most iconic and historic maritime routes.
    • Exploring Antarctica: Embarking on a Captain's Choice expedition, you'll have the extraordinary opportunity to explore the pristine and awe-inspiring landscapes of Antarctica. From the South Shetland Islands to the mainland, you'll witness breathtaking ice formations, encounter unique wildlife such as penguins and seals, and immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of this remote and captivating continent.

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