This extended voyage combines the best of the Western Antarctic Peninsula with the less visited, and more remote eastern side. You will be astounded by the abundant penguin rookeries, incredible icebergs and unforgettable landing sites. A perfect voyage if you’re looking for an in depth and unique exploration of this majestic continent.
Day-by-Day Expedition in Brief
- Visit the remote, wild east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula;
- Play in the tranquil, sheltered bays of the west coast;
- Be awed by imposing, majestic tabular icebergs in the Weddell sea;
- See 100,000 pairs of Adelie penguins at the Paulet Island rookery; and
- On board lecturers and educational presentations from Polar specialists.
Day 1 — Ushuaia, Argentina
Day 2 — Embarkation Day
Day 3 — Cape Horn
Day 4 — Crossing the Drake Passage
Days 5 to 7 — Antarctic Peninsula
Days 8 to 11 — Antarctic Sound and the Weddell Sea
Day 12 — South Shetlands
Days 13 to 14 — Drake Passage to Ushuaia
Day 15 — Disembark in Ushuaia, Argentina
Pre- and Post-Trip Options Extend Your Stay
Getting to the Antarctic can be just as much fun as being there. Quark offers multiple travel packages that enable you to see more of the world before and after your Antarctic adventure.
Introduction to Buenos Aires Package
Savour a spectacular bottle of Malbec with fine Argentine steak, explore street art in colourful San Telmo or experience the world-class shopping on Avenida Florida. Discover the elegant beauty of Buenos Aires, a city that melds European charm with the frenzied pace of Latin life. This package includes a guided tour of the city’s impressive highlights, from the quaint, cobbled plazas to its most sophisticated neighbourhoods. In the evening, you will enjoy a spectacular dinner and tango show with a live orchestra. Please contact a Quark Polar Travel Adviser for pricing.