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Fulfil your dreams on this bucket-list cruise aboard Swan Hellenic's boutique expedition ship the SH Minerva and experience epic landscapes and phenomenal wildlife on a life-changing adventure. This 10-day voyage takes you across the notorious Drake Passage straight to the frozen Antarctic Peninsula where you'll discover mesmerising icy scenes of both the Gerlache Strait and the exceptionally beautiful Antarctic Sound. You will step ashore onto beaches crammed with penguins for fabulous photo opportunities before returning via the South Shetland Islands. This unforgettable journey will leave you with remarkable tales of how you achieved your life goal by visiting one of the most remote places on the planet.

Highlights

  • Traverse the infamous Drake Passage
  • Listen to engaging polar experts and get tips from experienced photographers
  • Marvel at an array of incredible wildlife from whales breaching the surface to albatross' flying overhead
  • Marvel at monumental icebergs
  • Get up-close to thousands of penguins

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Ushuaia
Days 2 & 3: Drake Passage
Day 4: Antarctic Sound
Days 5 & 6: Antarctic Peninsula
Day 7: South Shetland Islands
Days 8 & 9: Drake Passage
Day 10: Ushuaia

Secure your space today by calling one of our Travel Specialists on 0203 196 1000 or enquire here

Departures and Prices

SH Vega
22nd November 2022 - 1st December 2022

Prices from £7,029 pp

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SH Minerva
4th December 2022 - 14th December 2022

Prices from £7,689 pp

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ABOUT US


  • We'll compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!

  • As supporters of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, booking with us helps support the work of the trust within Antarctica.

  • All our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind.


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Why book with Polar Routes?

CHOICE
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From former Russian research vessels to larger and luxurious ships - there is an expedition cruise to suit you. 
  • Our Polar Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your requirements.
SPECIALISTS
  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know all the polar destinations inside out.
  • Our expert team of Polar Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Polar Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!
  • All our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, booking with us helps support the work of the trust within Antarctica.