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A 33-day itinerary to explore the mesmerising sights of the Great White Continent from the busy port of Ushuaia to the sublime country of New Zealand. You will visit many places like the Ross Ice shelf, Dry Valleys, McMurdo Station, Macquarie Island, Campbell Island and the historic huts of Scott and Shackleton. If conditions are favourable, helicopter landings will be organised in several places during the expedition.

Highlights

  • Navigate to the Ross Ice Shelf, the largest ice shelf in the world
  • Experience Antarctica’s spectacular views on a helicopter
  • Explore locations encountered by great polar explorers
  • Observe gigantic icebergs and majestic glaciers along the way
  • Discover fascinating wildlife from emperor penguin to elephant seal and minke whale

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: End of the world, the start of a journey
Day 2 – 3: Path of the polar explorers
Day 4: Through the Pendleton Strait
Day 5 – 6: Sailing the Bellingshausen Sea
Day 7: A rare glimpse of Peter I Island
Day 8 – 14: Sights of the Amundsen Sea
Day 15 – 17: The epic Ross Ice Shelf
Day 18 – 20: Highlights of the Ross Sea
Day 21 – 22: Exploring the inexpressible
Day 23: The residents of Cape Adare
Day 24:
Ross Sea to the Southern Ocean
Day 25: The windswept Balleny Islands
Day 26 – 28: Sailing among the seabirds
Day 29: Macca aka Macquarie Island
Day 30: Northwest toward Campbell Island
Day 31: Campbell Island’s bounteous birdlife
Day 32-33: The Southern Ocean to New Zealand

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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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