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Antarctica in Depth 2021-2022

13 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe


Itinerary
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Day 1 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Latin passion and European Romance define the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, a dynamic mecca known for its wide-ranging architectural styles, contemporary and historic arts, and culinary pleasures and parrillas (steakhouses).  

Day 2 Buenos Aires > Ushuaia
From our hotel, we transfer to the airport and fly from Buenos Aires, Argentina to the port of Ushuaia, and step aboard your home away from home for the next 12 days – Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yacht. Departing in the late afternoon, we begin our journey by sailing down the picturesque Beagle Channel. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3 Crossing the Drake Passage
Look around and behold the cape petrels flying about the ship, majestic albatross soaring on the wind, and Wilson’s storm petrels skipping along the ocean surface. Our onboard Discovery Team enlightens you about Antarctica and its natural history, bringing the journey to life with their impressive experience and knowledge of the region. Early afternoon on Day 3 we watch for our first icebergs and hope to do our first landing. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Crossing the Drake Passage
Cruise the Drake Passage. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Antarctic Peninsula
Voyaging overnight along the Gerlache Strait we arrive at the breath-taking Antarctica Peninsula, a land as vast as it is magical. We set out on Zodiacs, kayaks, helicopters^ or submarine^, and venture to penguin rookeries, historic sites and scientific stations, and cruise around majestic icebergs. Discover secluded bays via kayak, plunge below the surface to underwater kingdoms by submarine, and circle above incredible inland vistas in a helicopter. Keep your eyes peeled for leopard seals snacking among the icebergs, and later, step ashore for moments you’ll never forget. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Days 6-10 Antarctic Peninsula
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 At Sea
Soak in the incredible array of Antarctic experiences you’ve had as we head north across the Drake Passage. Luxuriate on board as you observe seabirds and aquatic life, capture once-in-a-lifetime photos, and share in the knowledge of our world leading Discovery Team. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 At Sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 Ushuaia > Buenos Aires
Relax as we cruise along the Beagle Channel in the early morning. We disembark after breakfast for our flight back to Buenos Aires. (Breakfast)

Map
All This Included
An awe-inspiring region of untouched icescapes, mountains rising from the sea, and incredible, diverse marine wildlife; Antarctica defies the imagination. Set out via Zodiac, kayak, helicopter^ and submarine^, and immerse yourself in the unparalleled spectacle.
  • 33 meals including 12 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches and 11 Dinners
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
For Scenic terms and conditions, please click here.

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.