These Highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Cruise on the Ocean Explorer, an agile and state-of-the-art expedition vessel that can navigate to places larger ships can’t
Revel in 5 full days of Antarctic exploration, including daily Zodiac expeditions to various landing sites
Greet penguins at almost every Antarctic landing site — these cuties are just as curious about humans as we are of them!
You’ll be awestruck by the sizes, shapes, and hues of Antarctica’s mammoth icebergs
Spend 3 days exploring remote South Georgia and learn about explorers like Sir Ernest Shackleton who had a profound impact on the island and is buried here
Watch for albatrosses, including the rare wandering albatross, as well as petrels, fulmars, and terns from the deck of the ship
Join handpicked experts on geology, biology, and more, for enlightening talks that will enhance your knowledge of this region
Discover the European flair of this Argentinean capital city on a city tour
Explore the wildlife of the Falkland Islands (both East and West Falkland) and tour the capital, Port Stanley
Test your mettle while crossing the Drake Passage, known as the world’s most unforgettable sea crossing for its unpredictability
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Channel the spirit of explorers of the past, and chase adventure in some of the world’s most remote and unspoiled locations — the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica — on an expedition cruise!
Plus, cruise aboard the 5-star Ocean Explorer, a vessel built specifically for expedition cruising, with the following features:
All activities on this adventure are dependent upon weather and local conditions, and will be coordinated by your Expedition Team leaders. These will entail exploration in Buenos Aires as well as in remote Antarctic and sub-Antarctic locales, on foot and using Zodiac expedition. After an active day, your ship and hotels offer plenty of soothing amenities, such as spa facilities, and much more to help you feel refreshed. Here are some activities you may participate in:
This trip exposes you to the art and culture of Argentina and the South Atlantic islands.
Through your excursions and onboard lectures, you’ll learn about the history of Argentina, the Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica.
Come to the bottom of the world to behold wondrous seascapes, landscapes, and wildlife that most people only ever see on nature shows.
Birders will find their life lists growing as they scan for avian species on board ship as well as during shore excursions. Here’s a glimpse of what to look out for:
Grab your GoPro and have your favorite camera ready to capture the southern hemisphere’s stupendous polar scenery, rich marine, and bird life. Antarctica is a unique destination to shoot, and your Expedition Team features an expert photographer who will share top tips in onboard workshops and during your excursions. Here are a few:
Prior to your expedition cruise, our complimentary Concierge service will be available to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free, start-to-finish service by making your requests prior to your journey or during your journey. We are one of the only companies to offer this level of service! Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.
During your journey, your onboard Destination Manager can assist with any special requests such as spa reservations, hotel reservations, and more.
On this expedition cruise, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as:
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