A Family Holiday in Antarctica

Experience the holiday season like never before during this 12-day expedition to Antarctica and discover the great white continent’s breathtaking natural beauty. Come face-to-face with penguins and seals in the South Shetland Islands before cruising amidst huge glaciers and icebergs along the Antarctic Peninsula. Not only will you discover the region’s rich biodiversity but you will encounter humanity’s long quest to understand this wild corner of the world. 

 

Mornings on Board the MS Seaventure

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South Georgia Island in antarctica
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Itinerary

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Day 1

Arrive in Buenos Airies

 

Arrive at Ezeiza International Airport (EZE) where you will be met by a representative of our Partner,  Polar Latitudes and transferred to the Alvear Art Hotel.  Once at the Alvear Art Hotel, you will be tested by a medical team member and officially join the “bubble.” After dinner and a relaxing night’s stay, you will wake to breakfast before heading to Ushuaia.

 

ACCOMMODATION : Alvear Art Hotel

Day 2

Fly to Ushuaia

Group transfer to Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP) in Buenos Aires where you will check-in at a dedicated charter terminal before boarding your private group charter flight to Ushuaia.

After landing in Ushuaia, you will enjoy a private group lunch at the picturesque Arakur Hotel before being transferred to the ship for embarkation. Enjoy your voyage!

ACCOMMODATION : MS Seaventure or MS Island Sky
MEALS INCLUDED : Dinner

Day 3-4

Drake Passage

As we make our way across the legendary Drake Passage, join our Polar Experts for a series of engaging lectures about Antarctica’s wildlife, geology, and human exploration. You may opt to participate in our Citizen Science program by recording wildlife along the way, including whales and seabirds that follow the ship on its journey. You’ll notice the temperature drop as we cross the Antarctic Convergence and officially arrive in Antarctic waters.

ACCOMMODATION : MS Seaventure or MS Island Sky
MEALS INCLUDED : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5-6

South Shetland Islands

Volcanic in origin, the South Shetland Islands are our playground for the next two days, with their wildlife abundance and natural beauty spellbinding. Our inflatable Zodiacs will enable you to explore as much of the archipelago’s dramatic coast as possible while enjoying a front-row seat watching the resident seabirds in action.

ACCOMMODATION : MS Seaventure or MS Island Sky
MEALS INCLUDED : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7-9

Antarctica

Finally, we arrive in Antarctica where we’ll enjoy three full days exploring the continent’s stunning bays, harbors, and channels. You’ll have the opportunity to stop at several historic landing sites and scientific bases to learn about humankind’s long associations with Antarctica and spot everything from penguins to seals and whales along the coast. 
  

ACCOMMODATION : MS Seaventure or MS Island Sky
MEALS INCLUDED : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10-11

Drake Passage 

After some incredible experiences in the world’s southernmost continent, it’s time to make the return journey north across the Drake Passage towards Ushuaia. Spend your days relaxing on board before a farewell meal and a slideshow to celebrate your adventure.

 

ACCOMMODATION : MS Seaventure or MS Island Sky
MEALS INCLUDED : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12

Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Your expedition comes to an end as we arrive back in the port of Ushuaia where you’ll disembark in the morning. After disembarkation, you will be transferred to the Ushuaia airport for your private group charter flight back to Ezeiza International Airport (EZE). The flight is scheduled to arrive in EZE at 4:30PM local time.

MEALS INCLUDED : Breakfast

Dates & Rates

DatesAdult (USD)Child (USD) 
Dec 19, 2022 to Dec 31, 2022
Rates vary by cabin, please inquire for exact pricing
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Supplementary Information

 

Activities During Voyage

  • Kayaking - $895 additional. Please sign up at the time of booking as space is extremely limited.
  • Camping - $295 additional. Please sign up at the time of booking as space is extremely limited.
  • Citizen Science - Included
  • Photography - Included

MS Seaventure - Rates by Cabin

START DATE

TRIPLE

PORTHOLE

WINDOW

PROMENADE

DELUXE

VERANDA

PENTHOUSE

OWNER’S

Dec 21, 2021
 

$11,580

$13,210

$14,720

N/A

N/A

$15,850

N/A

$17,220

Dec 19, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALL ANTARCTIC VOYAGES INCLUDE:

PRIOR TO DEPARTURE:

  • One pre-voyage hotel night in Buenos Aries for all departures 
  • Charter Flight to Ushuaia from Buenos Airies
  • For the Nov 3, 2021 and Nov 1, 2022 departures only: One pre-voyage hotel night* in Puerto Madryn
  • Transfer from airport in embarkation city to group hotel Day 1 of itinerary.
  • Transfer from Lunch Stop to ship for embarkation

ON BOARD ISLAND SKY AND SEAVENTURE:

  • Shipboard accommodations
  • All meals on board
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (some super premium brands excluded)
  • Coffee/Tea/Cocoa 24 hours a day
  • All scheduled landings and excursions
  • Our Citizen Science program: participation in a variety of scientific activities that support important research projects
  • Expedition jacket (yours to keep)
  • A pair of loaner boots for use during the voyage
  • WiFi from the public computers
  • 200 MB WiFi card for use on your personal devices
  • Daily international news service
  • All port fees
  • All landing fees
  • Digital Voyage Log

POST DEPARTURE:

  • Group transfer from ship to airport, hotel in Ushuaia, or central location following disembarkation.
  • Please note we cannot drop at Airbnb / private homes which are often inaccessible for our transfer vehicles.
  • For the Nov 3 2021 and Nov 1 2022 departures only, one post-voyage hotel night in Ushuaia.

VOYAGES DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Any airfare or travel expenses associated with arrival in Buenos Aries other than those listed above
  • Pre- or post-voyage expenses in Ushuaia or Puerto Madryn
  • Travel insurance; medical insurance; evacuation coverage
  • Laundry and personal expenses incurred on board
  • Onboard communication charges such as outgoing phone calls, WiFi from personal devices in excess of the 200 MB provided
  • Staff gratuities

Ship Details

The beautiful MS Seaventure boasts a 1-A Super ice class rating, top ice class honors among vessels designed for passenger travel. Thoughtfully designed, the MS Seaventure offers exterior facing rooms, some even including balconies. The common areas aboard the ship are thoughtfully designed to offer beautiful, calming and collaborative spaces. Some passenger favorite features include the Citizen Science lab, fitness center, library, sauna and heated saltwater pool on the top deck!

Ship Specifications:

  • Passengers: 164*
  • Crew: 90 (includes Staff)
  • Built by: Mitsubishi Shipyard, Kobe (Japan)
  • Built in: 1990
  • Reimagined: 2019
  • Refurbished: Spring 2021
  • Manager: RsR Nemo Ship Management, Cyprus
  • Registered in: Limassol, Cyprus
  • Length: 111,5 m
  • Width: 17,0 m
  • Tonnage: 6 752 GRT
  • Class: B.V. Ice Class 1A Super (highest available)
  • Stabilization: Retractable-type Fin Stabilizers (11 m2 ea)

*To enhance our guest experience, we carry a maximum of 139 passengers. In an effort to accommodate rebooking preferences, some voyages may carry up to 149

Ship Facilities:

  • Two Elevators serving all passenger decks
  • Library with computers
  • Fitness Center and Sauna
  • Heated salt-water swimming pool
  • Citizen Science Laboratory

All Staterooms Feature:

  • Exterior views
  • Sitting area with chairs or sofa and table
  • Complimentary Mini-Bar
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Telephone
  • Safe to store your valuables
  • Independent temperature controls
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Hair dryer

 

Staterooms

Ship Photos

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Deck Plans

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