Christmas in Antarctica

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

Have a ‘Happy Penguin Christmas’ when Antarctica is at its liveliest. If you feel the festive season is a great time to get away from it all, join our special celebratory voyage. Delight in recently hatched penguin chicks, kayak near humpback and minke whales and enjoy 24 hours of daylight for visits to historic sites and scientific stations, and make a continental landing.

Highlights
• Celebrate Christmas with a few thousand penguins
• Paddle kayaks near seal-adorned ice floes
• Zodiac cruise through a maze of tinseled icebergs
• Photograph midnight sun majesty on soaring peaks
• Invigorate your senses with a polar plunge
• Step back in time within historic huts

Day 1 — Ushuaia, Argentina

Arrive in Ushuaia where you’ll be met by an Eexpedition representative and transferred to your downtown hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy delightful waterfront walks, intriguing shops, lively cafes and restaurants.

Day 2 — Ushuaia - Embarkation

Enjoy surrounding beech forests, then embark the Greg Mortimer in late afternoon before sailing down the Beagle Channel.

Days 3 to 5 — Drake Passage and South Shetland Islands

Be mesmerized by albatross of Drake Passage. Make first landing in South Shetlands then sail down Gerlache Strait.

Days 6 to 8 — Antarctic Peninsula Southbound

Pack ice willing, enter stunning Lemaire Channel to reach Adélie penguins, perhaps visit a scientific station and historic huts.

Days 9 to 11 — Antarctic Peninsula Northbound

Return north and experience more continental landings at Paradise or Neko harbors, gentoo penguins at Cuverville Island, and close up whale encounters.

Day 12 — Drake Passage

Enjoy ‘Drake’ time to process what you’ve seen and felt on your adventure, share photos with fellow adventurers and celebrate a final night together on board.

Day 13 — Ushuaia, Argentina

After a delicious breakfast, bid new friends goodbye for either your travels home or to extend your adventure in South America.

Itinerary and map are a guide only. Itinerary is subject to ice and weather conditions.

* Itinerary may be subject to change

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Junior Suite
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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