Across the Antarctic Circle

Greg Mortimer Luxury Expidition Cruise Ship
Greg Mortimer
120 Passengers
Adventure Options

Follow Captain Cook’s wake to the farthest southerly point of any of our voyages. Cross the Antarctic Circle and earn more than bragging rights. Enter a world of elegant snow petrels, powerful orcas and dreamlike icebergs. Divers, snorkelers and kayakers explore where few have gone before. Ice-clad mountains, feeding whales and lively penguin colonies will be etched in your memory forever.

Highlights
• Sail through Lemaire Channel into icy wonderland
• Champagne toast at Antarctic Circle, 66°33’ South
• Visit fascinating scientific stations and historic huts
• Sail into the active caldera of Deception Island
• Paddle kayaks among gorgeous, wave-sculpted icebergs
• Zodiac cruise near leopard and crabeater seals

Day 1 — Ushuaia, Argentina

Arrive in Ushuaia nestled at the base of ice-clad mountains, replete with great cafes and restaurants. You’ll be met by an expedition representative and transferred to your downtown hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2 — Ushuaia - Embarkation

Check-out of your hotel and enjoy time for last minute shopping, exploring, or tasting hand made chocolates before boarding Greg Mortimer in the late afternoon to sail Beagle Channel.

Days 3 to 5 — Drake Passage and South Shetland Islands

Enjoy seabirds on Drake Passage, first landing in South Shetlands, scenic and whale-rich Gerlache Strait, then Lemaire Channel.

Days 6 to 8 — Antarctic Peninsula Southbound

Sail down Penola Strait and Grandidier Channel to Circle and beyond (ice willing), aiming for two spectacular landings daily.

Days 9 to 11 — Antarctic Peninsula Northbound

As we return north, enjoying more continental landings, Zodiac cruises, wildlife, scientific stations such as Vernadsky, and historic sites like Port Lockroy.

Day 12 — Drake Passage

Cross Drake Passage, a time for reflection, seabird watching, sharing tales and photos and celebration of a great experience.

Day 13 — Ushuaia, Argentina

Enjoy a delicious breakfast, bid farewell to new friends before heading home, or on to your next adventure.

Itinerary is subject to ice and weather conditions.

* Itinerary may be subject to change

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Rates Antarctica 2019-20
Aurora Stateroom
Balcony Stateroom
Balcony Suite
Junior Suite
Captain's Suite
Camp, XC Ski, Mountaineering, Photography, Kayak, Snowshoe
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$9,900 $10,900$9,650$13,900$12,650$16,400$15,150$18,900$17,650
Camp, XC Ski, Mountaineering, Photography, Kayak, Snowshoe
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Kayak
$17,800Full$19,500Full$24,900Full$29,400Full$33,800Full
Kayak
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Kayak
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Kayak
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International Airfare Not Included. Rates are per person, based on twin-share. Single costs are 1.7 times the twin rate in all cabin categories. Twin share, with no supplement, is available in Aurora Stateroom and Balcony Stateroom categories.

Flights included for Fly/Cruise itineraries.

Adventure options must be pre-booked and paid for prior to start of the trip. Space is subject to availability. Some activities require experience.

Optional Activities: Kayaking $1,200 (Antarctica) & $1,400 (South Georgia/Antarctica), Camping  Free, Photography Free, Snowshoeing $280, Ski Touring $1,200, Climbing $1,200, South Georgia Alpine Crossing $1,400 (by ski on Nov 29th & by foot on Mar 14th).

Mandatory Emergency Evacuation Insurance Required. All trips subject to possible fuel surcharge.

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   Captain's Suite
500 Sq Ft / 46.3 m² including balcony
Deck 4
Twin or double bed • Private en-suite • Full size window • Desk area • Closet space • Private balcony • Sofa bed (can sleep 3rd passenger) • Room-controlled thermostat • Safe for storing valuables • Separate lounge area • 42" flat-screen TV
   Junior Suite
475 Sq Ft / 44.4 m² including balcony
Deck 7
Twin or double bed • Private en-suite • Full size window • Desk area • Closet space • Private balcony • Sofa bed (can sleep 3rd passenger) • Room-controlled thermostat • Safe for storing valuables • 42" flat-screen TV • Separate lounge area
   Balcony Suite
385 Sq Ft / 35.8 m² including balcony
Deck 4
Twin or double bed • Private en-suite • Full size window • Desk area • Closet space • Private balcony • Room-controlled thermostat • Safe for storing valuables • 42" flat-screen TV
   Balcony Stateroom
250-310 Sq Ft / 23.1-28.9 m² including balcony
Decks 4 & 6
Twin or double bed • Private En-suite • Floor to ceiling window • Desk area • Closet space • Private balcony • Sofa bed (can sleep 3rd passenger in select cabins) • Room-controlled thermostat • Safe for storing valuables • 42" flat-screen TV
   Aurora Stateroom
250 Sq Ft / 23.2 m²
Deck 3
Twin or double bed • Private En-suite • Porthole window • Desk area • Closet space • Sofa bed (can sleep 3rd passenger in select cabins) • Room-controlled thermostat • Safe for storing valuables • 42" flat-screen TV