Journey to Antarctica (14 DAYS – 13 NIGHTS) (GROUP SIZE MAX 148 PASSENGERS)
U.S./BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA OR SANTIAGO, CHILE – USHUAIA, ARGENTINA/BUENOS AIRES OR SANTIAGO, CHILE/U.S.
Experience Antarctica from every perspective using a range of exploration tools aboard the National Geographic Explorer and National Geographic Orion, including a remotely operated vehicle that captures footage of the ocean floor.
Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands (24 DAYS – 23 NIGHTS)
(GROUP SIZE MAX 148 PASSENGERS)
U.S./BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER) OR SANTIAGO, CHILE (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ORION)
Set out from the National Geographic Explorer or National Geographic Orion in a Zodiac or kayak and glide among the exquisite icebergs of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Trace the riveting story of Shackleton’s fateful expedition on South Georgia with our team of experts, and get immersed in a sea of black and white amid thousands of king penguins.
Visit the pioneer outposts of Port Stanley in the Falklands and Port Lockroy in Antarctica.
Get hands-on instruction from a National Geographic photographer as you frame breaching whales, elephant seals, and numerous penguin species.
Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands
Transfers upon arrival/departure for guests booked on recommended group flights.
Accommodation aboard the world-class expedition ships of the National Geographic-Lindblad fleet or a luxury chartered ship
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Daily activities and excursions as indicated in the itinerary
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
Airfare to and from destination, as well as internal airfare where applicable
Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
National Geographics Orion
Capacity 102 Guests
The state-of-the-art National Geographic Orion is a fully stabilized, ice-class vessel with an ice-reinforced hull, enabling it to navigate polar ice as well as small harbors in Europe.
National Geographics Explorer
Capacity 148 Guests
The National Geographic Explorer is arguably the finest expedition vessel on the seas. A state-of-the-art, ice-class expedition ship, the Explorer accommodates 148 guests in 81 spacious cabins, each with outside views; private bathrooms; and sleek, modern furnishings. Single cabins in Category 2 are highlighted in bright blue and include cabins 309-312 and 310-332. Single cabins in Category 3 are highlighted in bright pink and include cabins 105, 106, 203 and 208.
The ship carries kayaks and a fleet of Zodiac motorized landing craft, as well as sophisticated video equipment that allows access to the underwater world. Public areas include a lounge and bar; a library; a spa; a fitness center; a sauna; and a selection of dining options that offer regionally inspired cuisine using fresh, local ingredients. Services include a full-time doctor, a wellness specialist, and an Internet cafe.