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    Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia 2020

    Experience a great diversity of environments and landscapes, unprecedented wildlife viewing and a luxurious expedition experience.

    A fantastic opportunity for a longer and luxurious Antarctica expedition at value rates!

    ABOUT

    • State-of-the-art luxury vessel with just 100 passengers
    • All travelers able to step ashore quickly and at once
    • See many species of penguins, seals, whales and Antarctica’s natural beauty
    • Astonishing wildlife and scenery of South Georgia
    • Remote island outposts of the Falklands with impressive birdlife
    • Expert guides and a modern, comfortable, ice-class Antarctic cruise ship
    • Optional kayaking and hiking excursions
    • Outstanding value for a comprehensive and in-depth Antarctic voyage

     

    Cabin Classes:

    Grand Suite: From $25,495 USD PP

    40 m2 / 440 sq. ft.

    Located on Deck 4, with 2 twin beds or 1 king-size bed. There is a Separate living area with queen-size sofabed and coffee table. Desk and chair sets in both living and bedroom areas, two armchairs with side tables, two private balconies with sitting areas. There are combo Euro-American electrical outlets with USB port, a safe, telephone, hairdryer, selection of snacks restocked daily, mini-bar restocked daily, coffee maker. The Grand Suite features two larger private bathrooms with separate shower, premium bathroom amenities, bathrobes and slippers.

    Penthouse Suites: From $19,995 USD PP

    Located on Deck 5 and 30 m2 / 330 sq. ft. in size

    The Penthouse suites have two twin beds or one king-size bed, separate sitting area with sofa and coffee table, desk and chair, two armchairs and a private balcony with sitting area. There are combo Euro-American electrical outlets with USB port, a safe, telephone, hairdryer, selection of snacks restocked daily, mini-bar restocked daily, coffee maker. There is a large private bathroom with separate shower, premium bathroom amenities, bathrobes and slippers.

    Deluxe Veranda Cabin: From $17,995 USD PP

    Located on Deck 4 and 20 m2 / 220 sq. ft. in size,

    The Deluxe Veranda Cabin has 2 twin beds or 1 king-size bed, desk and chair, one armchair with side table and private balcony with sitting area. There are combo Euro-American electrical outlets with USB port, a safe, telephone, hairdryer, selection of snacks restocked daily, mini-bar restocked daily, coffee maker. There is a large private bathroom with separate shower, premium bathroom amenities, bathrobes and slippers.

    Veranda Cabin: From $16,795 USD PP

    Located on Deck 3 and 20 m2 / 220 sq. ft. in size

    The Veranda Cabin has 2 twin beds or 1 king-size bed, desk and chair, one armchair with side table and private balcony with sitting area. There are combo Euro-American electrical outlets with USB port, a safe, telephone, hairdryer. The private bathroom has a separate shower, bathroom amenities, bathrobes and slippers.

    Porthole Cabin: $14,995 USD PP

    Located on Deck 3 and 20 m2 / 220 sq. ft. in size

    The Porthole Cabin has 2 twin beds or 1 king-size bed, desk and chair, two armchair with side table. There are combo Euro-American electrical outlets with USB port, a safe, telephone, hairdryer. The private bathroom has a separate shower, bathroom amenities, bathrobes and slippers.

    Triple Suite

    Located on Deck 4 and 40 m2 / 440 sq. ft. in size

    The Triple Suite has two twin beds and 1 queen-size bed
    (max. occupancy 3 people). There is a separate living area with sofa and coffee table, desks and chair sets in both living
    and bedroom areas, two armchairs with side tables, two private balconies with sitting areas. There are combo Euro-American electrical outlets with USB port, a safe, telephone, hairdryer, selection of snacks restocked daily, mini-bar restocked daily, coffee maker. There ate two larger private bathrooms with separate shower, premium bathroom amenities, bathrobes and slippers.

    Overview

    This extended small ship expedition takes you to the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, the remote Falkland Islands as well as the extraordinary beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula. Experience a great diversity of environments and landscapes, unprecedented wildlife viewing and a luxurious expedition experience. Optional kayaking and hiking excursions extend your adventure. The Magellan Explorer provides a stylish base for your adventures, with spacious cabins and boutique hospitality.

    Day 1 / UshuaiaYour journey begins in Ushuaia, Argentina. Board Magellan Explorer and sail along the Beagle Channel towards Antarctica.

    Day 2-3 / Crossing the Drake PassageAs you sail through the Drake Passage, attend an engaging program of presentations. After crossing the Antarctic Convergence, the environment changes noticeably. Keep your camera ready for icebergs and the first sight of Antarctic land.

    Day 4-6 / Exploring AntarcticaThe Expedition Team sets the voyage route to take advantage of the ever-changing opportunities provided by Nature, disembarking each day by Zodiac to explore the landscape. Explore several spots in the Gerlache Strait that offer the best possible overview of the varied Antarctic environment. Enjoy the company of seabirds, penguins, seals and whales, as you travel along ice-filled fjords and among spectacular icebergs
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    Day 7 / Elephant IslandSailing north, we hope to stop at Elephant Island. It was here that the crew of explorer Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance found refuge while he and five handpicked men carried on to South Georgia. While the stormy conditions of this area rarely allow a shore landing, you will see the island from the ship
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    Day 8-9 / Sailing to South GeorgiaAs we sail northward, our historian and our naturalists offer a series of presentations. There is time to socialize in the ship’s lounge, while keeping an eye out for the region’s abundant birdlife
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    Day 10-12 / South GeorgiaThe island of South Georgia is a diverse landscape of majestic mountains, massive glaciers, grassy uplands and deep fjords. Visit the former whaling outpost of Grytviken, where you may pay your respects at the simple grave of Ernest Shackleton. At St. Andrew’s Bay be overwhelmed by the sight of 150,000 king penguins. At Cooper Island, the nesting home of thousands of black-browed albatrosses, see a large colony of macaroni penguins. If the weather is favourable, visits are also planned at Fortuna Bay, Salisbury Plains, and Elsehul Bay
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    Day 13-15 / Sailing towards the FalklandsAs the ship heads to the Falklands (Malvinas), the program of shipboard presentations continues. Use this time to enhance your understanding of the region and its history. In the company of expert guides, watch for wildlife from the outside decks
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    Day 16-17 / The Falkland IslandsVisit Port Stanley, an outpost of British culture in the South Atlantic. At Saunders Island and West Point, important birding areas, you can expect to see rockhopper penguins, macaroni penguins, black-browed albatrosses, among others
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    Day 18 / At sea and Beagle ChannelApproach the South American continent and sail along the Beagle Channel. Take in the beauty of Tierra del Fuego and Navarino Island as you make your way to Ushuaia
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    Day 19 / Ushuaia, ArgentinaArrival to Ushuaia, where your journey ends.

    March 16 - April 3, 2020

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    From $14,995USD

    Single Supp: $ASK USD

    Key Information:

    What's included?
    • Comprehensive pre- and post-voyage information material.
    • Ship cruise as indicated in the itinerary corresponding to each expedition.
    • Daily buffet breakfast and lunch on board ship offering a wide choice of dishes.
    • Daily served dinner on board ship offering a choice of three main courses.
    • Wine, beer, juice, and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board ship
    • Coffee, tea, chocolate, cappuccino, water and snacks on board ship throughout the expedition.
    • Loan of waterproof boots for landing in Antarctica.
    • All guided shore excursions.
    • Lectures and entertainment on board.
    • IAATO passenger fee.
    What's not included?
    • Accommodation, meals, excursions and transfers other than those included in the itinerary corresponding to each voyage.
    • Beverages purchased at the ship’s bar.
    • Personal travel insurance.
    • Extra expenses (communication, laundry, souvenirs, etc.).
    • Gratuities.
    • Visas for Chile and/or Argentina, passport expenses, and any arrival and/or departure tax, if applicable.

     

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