Christmas in Antarctica

Greg Mortimer Luxury Expidition Cruise Ship
Greg Mortimer
120 Passengers
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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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Kayak
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Kayak
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Kayak
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Photography, Kayak
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Kayak
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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) & $1,300 (Patagonia), 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), Snorkeling $600 (Feb 3rd & 14th) & $800 (Feb 24th).

A $15 per person per day gratuity for the crew is automatically added to your onboard account. It is at your discretion if you would like to remove the tip (or increase/decrease the amount) when you settle your account. It is not necessary to tip the expedition team members.

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

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Ushuaia - Falklands
Antarctica - Ushuaia

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Ushuaia - Antarctica - Ushuaia

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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 $1,260 (Antarctica) & $1,470 (South Georgia/Antarctica), Camping  Free, Photography Free, Snowshoeing $320 (Antarctica) & $370 (South Georgia/Antarctica), Ski Touring $1,260 (Antarctica) & $1,470 (South Georgia/Antarctica), Alpine trekking/Climbing $1,260, South Georgia Alpine Crossing $2,220 (by ski on Nov 9th & by foot on Dec 8th), Snorkeling $640 (Antarctica) & $740 (South Georgia/Antarctica).

A $15 per person per day gratuity for the crew is automatically added to your onboard account. It is at your discretion if you would like to remove the tip (or increase/decrease the amount) when you settle your account. It is not necessary to tip the expedition team members.

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

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Mountaineering, Kayak, Snowshoe
Ushuaia - Antarctica
Falklands - Ushuaia

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$23,700Full$26,300Full$28,100$26,695Limited$28,800$27,360Limited$29,600$28,120Limited$36,300$32,670Full$43,800$39,420$51,200$46,080Full
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International Airfare Not Included. Rates are per person, based on twin-share. Single occupancy cabin pricing surcharges range from an additional 25-70%. 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 $1,470 (South Georgia/Antarctica), Photography Free, Snowshoeing $370 (South Georgia/Antarctica), South Georgia Alpine Crossing $2,220 (by foot on Nov 24th), Snorkeling $740.

A $15 per person per day gratuity for the crew is automatically added to your onboard account. It is at your discretion if you would like to remove the tip (or increase/decrease the amount) when you settle your account. It is not necessary to tip the expedition team members.

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

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         Captain's Suite *
480 Sq Ft / 44.5 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 • Separate lounge area • 42" flat-screen TV
         Junior Suite *
420 Sq Ft / 38.9 m² including balcony
Deck 7
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 • Separate lounge area
         Balcony Suite *
328-433 Sq Ft / 30.5-40.2 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-A, Balcony Stateroom-B, Balcony Stateroom-C
225-337 Sq Ft / 20.9--31.3 m² including balcony
Decks 4 & 6
Twin or double bed • Private En-suite • Floor to ceiling window • Desk area • Closet space • Private balcony • Room-controlled thermostat • Safe for storing valuables • 42" flat-screen TV
Many "B" staterooms are fitted with interconnecting features making them great for families or groups
         Aurora Stateroom  Twin & Triple (on select voyages)
170-245 Sq Ft / 15.8-22.8 m²
Deck 3
Twin or double bed (Three twin beds in Triple) • Private En-suite • Porthole window • Desk area • Closet space • Room-controlled thermostat • Safe for storing valuables • 42" flat-screen TV

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      Suite benefits include:
• One free pair of binoculars per suite
• 1-hour spa treatment (per person)
• Free stocked mini bar (Balcony & Junior stocked once, Captain’s replenished as needed)
• Gratuities/tips for crew included to the value of $15 per person per day
• 1 free bottle of champagne per suite