Antarctica Peninsula Basecamp

This is a Group Tour

12 Days From €7,400pp

On this cruise the ship becomes the base camp for many activities including hiking, sea kayaking, wildlife expeditions,  snow climbing and much more. Perfect for the more adventurous.

Tour Includes

cabin, activities, all meals, English speaking guides, full ATOL financial

Tour Excludes

international flights, travel insurance, items of a personal nature, services on the mainland

Highlights

Observing wildlife from deck during the Drake Passage crossing

Hiking on the white continent

Sea kayaking in search of humpback whales

To book this tour or start creating your own tailor made itinerary call us on: 0207 407 1478 (UK) or contact us.

Tour Code(s):

HD22-22, OTL24-22, PLA24-22, PLA25-23, HDS25-23, PLA26-23, PLA31-23, HDS29-23

Pricing

  • Nov 22 2022 – Dec 4 2022: 13 days on Hondius, from €7,600
  • Dec 4 – 16 2022: 13 days on Ortelius, from €7,600
  • Dec 10 – 22 2022: 13 days on Plancius, from €7,600
  • Dec 22 2022 – Jan 3 2023: 13 days on Plancius, from €8,250
  • Dec 23 2022 – Jan 4 2023: 13 days on Hondius, from €8,250
  • Jan 3 – 14 2023: 13 days on Plancius, from €7,750
  • Mar 8 – 20 2023: 13 days on Plancius, from €7,600
  • Feb 20 – Mar 4 2023: 13 days on Hondius, from €7,600

The Trip

Day 1: Ushuaia – Set sail along the Beagle Channel
Day 2-3: At Sea – Cross the Drake Passage
Day 4-10: Antarctic – Position ship for multi-activity basecamp
Day 10-11: At Sea – Cross the Drake Passage
Day 12: Ushuaia – Disembark

Day 1

Arrive in Ushuaia and board the boat. In the afternoon set sail along the scenic waterways of the Beagle Channel.

Day 2

The next couple of days will be spent crossing the Drake Passage. There will be a series of on board lectures and presentations by Antarctic experts to help you learn about the geology and wildlife of the white continent. Up on deck you will have the opportunity to see many sea birds that follow the wake of the boat.

Day 4-10

Sail into the High Antarctic passing the Melchoir Islands and Schollaert Channel and into the Neumayar Channel where the ship will be positioned for the multi activity base camp. The protected waters around Wiencke Island will become the playground for activities. During your time here you will have the opportunity to explore the region on foot using snowshoes, by zodiac or sea-kayak. Expert polar guides will accompany you to help you make the most of your time here and identify wildlife. Hikers can make trips along the shorelines and mountaineers can challenge themselves by climbing nearby hills such as Jabet Peak. Weather conditions will determine if activities can done or not.

Day 10-11

Leave the Antarctic behind and cross back over the Drake Passage. Spend time with your fellow guests sharing stories of the things you’ve seen. Go back on deck to watch for wildlife and attend lectures and presentations given by Polar experts.

Day 12

Disembark at Ushuaia.

Prices in Euros and are per person. Prices in other currencies on request.

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“What an astonishing trip!! Words fail to describe Antarctica adequately. I can highly recommend SLA"

R. Higgs

"The whole trip was very well organised and a great success"

H. Bullock

"Life is art: paint your dreams. This trip has been our picasso, rembrandt, monet.....In fact our masterpiece. Thanks to david and team for setting the canvas to make our dream come true "

P & G Moss

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