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$5,950pp USD

Duration

10 Days

Departs

01 Nov, 2017

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Images of Antarctica with Chimu Adventures

Come aboard this exclusive 10 day charter to the Antarctica Peninsula this November on one of the first and most affordable voyages of the season. This is your chance to see completely untouched landscape, nesting penguins and incredible sea ice which you may be able to walk on – something which isn’t possible at any other time of year.

Highlights include:

  • 9 nights aboard the USHUAIA ship
  • Voyage through the Drake Passage, a zone of climatic transition where cold polar water sinks beneath the warmer northern waters.
  • Discover the South Shetland Island, home to Antartic fur seals and southern elephant seals.
  • Sail into the flooded caldera of spectacular Deception Island and explore King George Island with its colonies of nesting Adelie and chinstrap penguins, kelp gulls, blue eyed cormorants, Antarctic terns and southern giant petrels.
  • Possible sites include the aptly names Paradise Bay, Melchior Island, Cuverville Island, Portal Point, Neko Harbour and Pleneau Island.
  • Explore Petermann Island where the southernmost colony of gentoo penguins can be found.
  • Visit Paulet Island, home to the ruins of the 1903 Nordenskjöld expedition’s stone survival hut.

Inclusions

  • Voyage aboard the USHUAIA
  • all meals throughout the voyage on board ship
  • All shore excursions and activities through the voyage
  • Program of lectures by noted naturalists and leadership by experience espedition staff
  • All service taxes and port charges throughout the voyage
  • comprehensive pre-departure material
  • Detailed post- expedition log
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