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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

10, 11, or 12 days

Исследователь Антарктиды Откройте для себя 7-й континент!

Этаэкспедиция — прекрасный шанс открыть для себя самое интересное на Антарктическом полуострове, самом северном pегионе последнего континента.Компанию в вашей поездке вдоль Антарктического побережья вам составят обитающие там пингвины, тюлени и киты.

Day-by-Day Expedition in Brief

  • Perfect for first time visitors to Antarctica;
  • Witness and explore the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula;
  • Be aboard one of Quark’s specially designed ice strengthened vessels;
  • Learn about the environment and wildlife from onboard lecturers and specialists; and
  • Witness the abundant wildlife - penguins, seals, whales and more!

Day 1 — Ushuaia, Argentina

With a population of more than 63,000 people, Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world.

Day 2 — Embarkation Day

Embarkation will occur in the late afternoon, after which your vessel will sail down the historic Beagle Channel.

Days 3 and 4 — Crossing the Drake Passage

Prepare yourself for potentially rough water, but hope for a smooth sailing as the Drake is unpredictable and always changing.

Days 5 to 7 — South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

When the Antarctic Convergence is left in our wake, you will truly begin your Antarctic adventure. It is perhaps the first sight of land itself that is embraced as the true beginning of any Antarctic expedition.

Days 8 and 9 — Crossing the Drake Passage

The journey back across the Drake Passage provides final opportunities to enjoy the crisp Antarctic air.

Day 10 — Disembarkation in Ushuaia

You will arrive in Ushuaia in the morning, which allows you to continue your adventure on land or catch your flights home.
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Adventure Options Add an Extra Rush of Adrenaline to Your Expedition

Every Quark Antarctic voyage includes great daily outdoor activities including Zodiac cruises, hiking and some also offer snowshoeing. The more discerning adrenaline junkie can also choose from a range of optional adventure activities, with varying exertion levels, to experience the 7th continent in a more personal way. Contact a Quark Polar Travel Adviser to learn more about adventure options, including physical requirements.

Кемпинг в Антарктике

$250 с человека

Не так уж много людей в мире могут похвастаться тем, что они жили в настоящем полярном лагере.Это один из лучших способов более близкого знакомства с Антарктикой. Ваша экспедиция выйдет на новый уровень!Кемпинг возможен в большинстве антарктических круизов. Количество мест в лагере ограничено.Quark предоставляет все оборудование, гидов и инструктаж.Для дополнительной информации, пожалуйста, свяжитесь с вашим консультантом Quark по полярным путешествиям.

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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.

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.

Expedition Facts

Bridge Visits

Say Hello to the Captain and Crew

During your voyage you may be invited to visit the Bridge, where you can observe how the Captain and officers sail and navigate the ship. A map of your expedition path will be available, so you can see exactly where you have been.

Onboard Lectures

Presentations by Quark’s Expedition Team are included as part of your voyage. Through formal illustrated presentations, as well as informal briefings, the Quark Expeditions Team will cover a range of topics including ornithology, marine biology, glaciology, geography, geology, history and the environment.