The belugas at the Arctic Watch Lodge were featured in the BBC’s Frozen Planet Arctic documentary.
Polar bear cubs stay with their mother until they are 2 - 2 1/2 years old. During this time, they learn to hunt and survive in some of the earth's harshest environments.
After breakfast aboard the ship, it is time to part ways and say goodbye to your Expedition Team.
The most common reaction upon reaching the White Continent is a sense of reverence and awe. The experience is hard to put into words, since few places are as untouched, unique and enduring as Antarctica.
Sailing south, you’ll officially enter Antarctic waters by crossing the invisible biological boundary called the Antarctic Convergence.
This remote outpost was a popular stop for many historic Antarctic expeditions and was once a haven for hunting whales and elephant and fur seals. Today, island wildlife populations have rebounded, but you’ll still see remnants of old whaling stations and other abandoned outposts.
There are many activities to keep you engaged while we’re at sea.
Trade your land legs for sea legs, meet and greet your fellow travelers and get acquainted with your ship.
Your gateway for this expedition is Ushuaia, Argentina. Nestled within the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, Ushuaia has a small-town feel yet also has many shops, museums, cafés and restaurants that you can enjoy before your voyage.
After breakfast aboard the ship, it is time to part ways and say goodbye to your Expedition Team and fellow travelers.