Sub-Antarctic Safari

AURORA EXPEDITIONS

Traverse the rugged coastlines and expansive oceans of Antarctica for 14 nights on board Polar Pioneer from Aurora Expeditions. Explore the untouched regions of the Falkland Islands, Scotia Sea and South Georgia whilst starting and finishing with a cultural immersion in Santiago, Chile. This exclusive expedition cruise will allow you to see unhindered wildlife and unbelievably harsh environments; it includes flights, all meals, all shore excursions, educational sessions and more!

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Polar Pioneer

Sub-Antarctic Safari

Highlights

Cruise in a twin share cabin with private facilities
Return Economy class airfares departing Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide or Melbourne
Return flight from Santiago, Chile (or Punta Arenas) to Stanley, Falkland Islands
Return transfer from Falkland Island’s airport to ship
14-nights ship accommodation in your chosen cabin category with daily cabin service
All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during the voyage
All shore excursions and Zodiac (inflatable boat) cruises
Educational lectures and guiding services from our expert team
Access to our on board doctor and basic medical services
A custom designed polar expedition jacket to keep
Free gumboot hire during the voyage
Comprehensive pre-departure information
Professionally produced voyage journal (one per booking)
Port taxes and charges

 

Optional Upgrade:

Mini Suite – $15,000 per person save $7,500 per person

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The Ship

Polar Pioneer

Polar Pioneer is one of the most renown expedition ships in Antarctica. Her original purpose was as a reasearch vessel in Finland before a refurbishment and transformation in to a passenger ship in 2000. She has a strict amount of 54 passengers and 35 crew to ensure a personal and intimate experience in every destination. Polar Pioneer features a range of cabin options, expansive viewing platforms, lounge bar, two dining rooms, sauna, laundry service as well as a satellite phone and email access. You’ll also be treated to a range of unique shore excursions, on board entertainment, informative lectures and delicious meals.

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Sub-Antarctic Safari Cruise Itinerary

Fly from Santiago to the Falkland Islands where you will embark upon Polar Pioneer for your 14 night Antarctic cruise!
Today’s activities will depend on the weather. If it is clear, you will be bale to explore the Steeple Jason Island which is home to the largest group of Black-browed albatross. If the weather isn’t ideal, the team have organised other ventures including island tours of Saunders and Carcass which both offer incredible bird-watching opportunities so have that camera ready!
Today will see you head towards South Georgia via Scotia Sea. Take the opportunity to sit back and relax on board Polar Pioneer and witness the bird life in the presence of the boat. In the afternoon you will be prepped for South Georgia landings with safety procedures and knowledgable wildlife and historical talks.
South Georgia is home to some of the world’s most incredible wildlife species, with almost a week here you’ll be able to explore an incredible amount and travel at your own pace. Spot wildlife spectacles including around 500’000 king penguins, as well as chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguin colonies. The beaches will no doubt be lined with elephant and fur seals amongst the abundance of kelp. The on board naturalist and historian will delve in to the most intriguing elements of the region and the well-versed photographer guide will help you get that perfect shot.
You’ll now start your journey back to the Falkland Islands, in the company of the local birdlife. Use the time to reflect on this incredible cruise journey and enjoy a drink with your new found friends.
It is now time to disembark Polar Pioneer and catch your lfight back to Santiago. You’ll then have transfers and flights back to Australia all included.
Antarctica

Travel Dates

Departing: 24 March 2018

Surcharges may apply

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