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A 24-day itinerary to explore the Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands before heading to the Weddell Sea and witness a total solar eclipse that occurs only every 1-2 years! 
In this voyage, the ship will also navigate to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands where you will encounter formidable wildlife such as colonies of King penguins and explore the region’s natural beauty.

Highlights

  • A rare opportunity to witness a total solar eclipse in Antarctica
  • Retrace Shackleton’s legendary journey
  • Encounter formidable wildlife from penguins to albatrosses and whales
  • Land on a Zodiac and hike in some of the most remote sites in the world

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Buenos Aires
Day 2: Arrive Ushuaia
Day 3: Embark the Greg Mortimer in Ushuaia
Day 4: Drake Passage crossing
Day 5: Drake Passage & South Shetland Islands
Day 6-10: Antarctic Peninsula
Day 11: Elephant Island, Weddell Sea
Day 12: Solar Eclipse
Day 13-14: Scotia Sea
Day 15-18: South Georgia
Day 19-20: Sea crossing
Day 21: Falkland Islands
Day 22: Sea crossing
Day 23: Ushuaia - Buenos Aires
Day 24: Fly to the UK

If you would like help to find your perfect expedition cruise, simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch.

Alternatively, call our Polar Specialists on 0203 196 1000 

Prices Include

  • Return international flights from/to Buenos Aires
  • Includes all domestic flights (Buenos Aires to Ushuaia return)
  • 2 nights hotel stay in Buenos Aires (1 pre-cruise & 1 post-cruise)
  • 22 day full board package with Aurora ExpeditionsHalf day Ushuaia city tour on Day 2 (lunch not included on Day 2)
  • Luggage transfer from your hotel in Ushuaia to the ship on Day 2
  • On board accommodation during voyage including daily cabin service
  • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage
  • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner
  • Captain’s welcome and farewell drinks including four-course dinner, house cocktails, house beer and wine, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises mentioned in the itinerary
  • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team
  • Access to our onboard doctor and basic medical services
  • Complimentary 3-in-1 waterproof polar expedition jacket
  • Complimentary loan of Muck boots during the voyage
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • A printed photo book produced with photos from your voyage
  • Gratuities for crew will automatically be added to your bill. Please advise at the time of settlement if you would like this to be removed
  • Port surcharges, permits and landing fees

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



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About Us
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.

  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know the destinations, ships and operators inside out

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

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, 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 Travel 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 Travel Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Travel Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are the amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

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