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Enquire About In the Wake of Scott and Shackleton: Ross Sea Antarctica by Heritage

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A 30-day itinerary that explores the Ross Sea region of Antarctica – one of the most remote places in the world, and one of the most fascinating parts of the Great White Continent.
 
The Ross Sea – usually filled with impenetrable pack ice – is only navigable two months of the year during austral summer, meaning that few people have ever ventured this far.  It has long been an area of interest for explorers however, and some fascinating relics remain from early explorations, such as Robert Falcon Scott's in 1901-04 and Ernest Shackleton's in 1907-09.
 
You’ll embark the ship in Port of Bluff in New Zealand and set sail on your adventure, visiting many wonderful places, including The Snares and Auckland Islands, before arriving at the Frozen Continent and being awe-struck by its formidable landscapes and plethora of incredible wildlife, including large colonies of Adelie penguins.
 


Highlights

  • Reach the majestic wonder of the Ross Sea – the very heart of Antarctica
  • Explore New Zealand’s Auckland Islands, characterised by imposing towering cliffs and sea stacks
  • Visit the remote and rocky Macquarie Island
  • Discover remarkable nesting sites in Campbell Island
  • Venture to The Snares and encounter the endemic Snares crested penguin


Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Invercargill
Day 2: Port of Bluff
Day 3: The Snares – North East Island
Days 4 & 5: Auckland Islands
Day 6: At Sea
Days 7 & 8: Macquarie Island
Days 9 - 12: At Sea
Days 13 - 22: Antarctica’s Ross Sea Region
Days 23 - 26: At Sea
Days 27 - 28: Campbell Island – Perseverance Harbour
Day 29: At Sea
Day 30: Invercargill or Christchurch

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Enquire About In the Wake of Scott and Shackleton: Ross Sea Antarctica by Heritage

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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 Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

  • 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 Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.