Journey to the Antarctic Peninsula

Resort: Journey to the Antarctic Peninsula
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Argentina
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Over View

Fierce, cold and stunningly beautiful explorers since Shackleton have grappled with the contrasts of the Weddell Sea. Experience this ultimate Antarctic landscape on a 15-day adventure that defines once in a lifetime. Cross the Drake Passage to the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula, the Weddell Sea this less-visited region of Antarctica is the planet’s clearest sea and the birthing ground of incredible tabular icebergs. Two attempted shore landings each day means more potential sightings of leopard seals, whales and thriving colonies of roosting penguins. Be a part of history as you embrace Shackleton’s spirit. This isn’t a polar cruise it’s an adventure.

Itineraries

Day 1
Ushuaia

Arrive in Ushuaia at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the world’s most southerly city.

Day 2
UshuaiaDrake Passage

Enjoy a free morning in the world’s most southerly city, Ushuaia. Do any last minute shopping or explore the town or the surrounding countryside. Embarkation on the G Expedition begins in the afternoon at the port in Ushuaia. Enjoy the evening sailing through the Beagle Channel.

Day 3
Drake PassageSouth Shetland Islands

The adventure begins with an 800km (497 mi) crossing of the passage named in honour of 16th-century English sea captain and privateer Sir Francis Drake. The ship is at home in this part of the Southern Ocean. Take in daily lectures from the expedition team, and keep an eye out for your first sightings of icebergs, whales, and albatross following in the Expedition’s wake.

Day 4
Drake PassageSouth Shetland Islands

The adventure begins with an 800km (497 mi) crossing of the passage named in honour of 16th-century English sea captain and privateer Sir Francis Drake. The ship is at home in this part of the Southern Ocean. Take in daily lectures from the expedition team, and keep an eye out for your first sightings of icebergs, whales, and albatross following in the Expedition’s wake.

Day 5
South Shetland IslandsDrake Passage

Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Day 6
South Shetland IslandsDrake Passage

Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Day 7
South Shetland IslandsDrake Passage

Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Day 8
South Shetland IslandsDrake Passage

Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Day 9
South Shetland IslandsDrake Passage

Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Day 10
South Shetland IslandsDrake Passage

Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Day 11
South Shetland IslandsDrake Passage

Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Day 12
South Shetland IslandsDrake Passage

Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Day 13
Drake PassageUshuaia

Begin the northbound journey to the home port of Ushuaia. Review the highlights of the Antarctic experience with the lecturers and staff, and keep your eyes open on the observation deck for some last-minute whale sightings.

Day 14
Drake PassageUshuaia

Begin the northbound journey to the home port of Ushuaia. Review the highlights of the Antarctic experience with the lecturers and staff, and keep your eyes open on the observation deck for some last-minute whale sightings.

Day 15
Ushuaia

Disembark the Expedition after breakfast.

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