• $10,890
  • $800
  • Gohagan & Company
  • High
  • Cruise + Land

Join us for this spectacular 14-day journey featuring a nine-night exclusively chartered cruise to Antarctica, Earth’s last frontier. Cruise aboard the intimate Le Boréal, one of the finest vessels in Antarctic waters, combining innovative design with personalized service and featuring private balconies in 95% of the 110 deluxe, ocean-view Suites and Staterooms. Experience “The White Continent” in its unspoiled state—fantastically shaped icebergs, turquoise glaciers, bustling penguin rookeries and breaching whales—during the lingering light of the austral summer. Accompanied by the ship’s expert expedition team of naturalists, board sturdy Zodiac watercraft for excursions ashore and observe the playful antics of this region’s abundant wildlife—penguins and seals, in particular, are unafraid of human visitors. The expedition team will provide a series of enriching lectures on this pristine wilderness. Spend two nights in the Five-Star InterContinental Buenos Aires Hotel, including a tour of Argentina’s vibrant capital city. Extend your journey with the exclusive three-night Iguazú Falls Post-Program Option. This unique itinerary is an exceptional value and perennially popular!

Itinerary

Day Destination
  1. Depart the U.S. or Canada
  2. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  3. Buenos Aires
  4. Buenos Aires/Fly to Ushuaia/Embark Le Boréal
  5. Cruising the Drake Passage
  6. Cruising the Drake Passage
  7. Port Lockroy
  8. Petermann Island/Lemaire Channel
  9. Neko Harbor/Paradise Bay
  10. Deception Island/Pendulum Cove/Half Moon Island
  11. Cruising the Weddell Sea
  12. Cruising the Drake Passage
  13. Ushuaia, Argentina/Disembark ship/Fly to Buenos Aires/Depart for the U.S. or Canada
  14. Arrive in the U.S. or Canada

Please note: Cruise itinerary is subject to weather, ice and sea conditions at the time of travel and may be revised as necessary.

Highlights:

  • Unique, 14-day itinerary featuring a nine-night cruise to the world’s last great frontier and two nights in vibrant Buenos Aires.
  • Ocean-view accommodations aboard a Five-Star expedition ship, most with a private balcony—simply the optimal Antarctic cruising experience!
  • Small ships have the flexibility to adjust course spontaneously, maximizing wildlife sightings.
  • Ample continental landings—explore untouched wilderness.
  • Be among the fortunate few to discover “The White Continent,” where whales, seals and penguins mingle among turquoise glaciers and glimmering icebergs.
  • Zodiac excursions led by an expedition team of naturalists, with expertise spanning marine biology, ornithology, glaciology, conservation, history and photography.
  • Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages throughout the cruise.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi aboard ship (satellite reception permitting).
  • Lectures aboard ship on natural wonders and wildlife.
  • Spectacular Iguazú Falls Post-Program Option.
  • The best value in the market and perennially popular.

Five-Star, Ice-Class Ship Le Boréal

Five-Star, State-of-the-Art Design, Small Ship

Join us aboard the exclusively chartered, FiveStar Le Boréal, where distinctive French sophistication meets innovative nautical design. The ship’s efficient electrical propulsion system and custom stabilizers provide an exceptionally smooth, quiet and comfortable voyage.

Respect for the Environment

With advanced eco-friendly features, the ship has been awarded the prestigious “Clean Ship” designation, a rarity among ocean vessels.

With Our Compliments

Indulge in these complimentary onboard amenities—alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages available throughout the cruise and in your Suite or Stateroom minibar, Wi-Fi access throughout the ship (satellite reception permitting) and 24hour room service.

Chic and Casual Dining

The stylish dining room and casual alfresco restaurant feature international and regional cuisine and serve continental and buffet breakfasts, buffet lunch, afternoon tea and dinner in four courses or buffet. Wine is served at your table with lunch and dinner.

Only 110 Suites and Staterooms—95% Including Private Balconies

TThese elegant ocean-view accommodations range from 200 to 484 square feet, and most have a private balcony. Your FiveStar Suite or Stateroom features individual climate control, two twin beds or one queen bed, a private bathroom with tub/shower and luxurious hotel amenities, including flatscreen television, safe, fulllength closet, plush robes and slippers.

Life on Board

Whether you seek educational and cultural presentations, panoramic views, nightly entertainment or quiet retreat, the ship’s spacious public areas can accommodate all passengers comfortably. Enjoy two lounges, a theater, library, Sun Deck with openair bar, swimming pool, beauty salon, spa, Turkish bathstyle steam room and fitness room. The ship has two elevators and 10 Zodiacs.

World-Class Service

The highly trained, Englishspeaking crew are personable and attentive, and the ship has a medical center staffed with a doctor and nurse.

In Buenos Aires, Argentina

Two nights in the Five-Star InterContinental Buenos Aires Hotel.
Breakfast each morning.
Welcome Reception.
City tour featuring the popular neighborhoods of Palermo, Monserrat, La Boca, Puerto Madero and San Telmo, and a visit to the historic Recoleta Cemetery.


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