Across the Antarctic Circle: Voyage to the 7th Continent

Across the Antarctic Circle
January 22, 2018
14 Days
Small-Ship Cruise
100 Guests
From $12,980

Combine with Wild Patagonia

Gentoo Penguin, Antarctica

Expedition Highlights

  • Venture to extreme southern latitudes as you cross the Antarctic Circle and witness one of the planet’s last frontiers.
  • Spend five full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and become one of the privileged few who have set foot on the Great White Continent.
  • Cruise through the Lemaire Channel, a supremely scenic strait where orca and humpback whales are frequently found.
  • Board Zodiacs to search for humpback, minke, and orca whales; as well as leopard, Weddell, and crabeater seals.
  • Photograph a variety of subjects, from mighty glaciers descending from lofty peaks and electric-blue icebergs to an array of unique wildlife.

Expedition Team

Island Sky

Built in 1992 and recently refurbished, the Island Sky is a comfortable and contemporary expedition vessel. Public spaces include a large lounge, elegant bar with piano, library stocked with fiction and reference books along with a selection of games, and a single-seating dining room. Outside decks feature a bar, and a sun deck where meals are served in pleasant weather. All suites feature ocean views, a sitting area, en suite bathroom, large wardrobes, small refrigerator, and television.

Additional Exploration

Patagonia with Torres del Paine
Pre-Trip Extension:
Wild Patagonia
January 16January 23, 2018
From $4,980

Encompassing 615,000 acres of expansive grasslands and the fantastic pinnacles of the Andean mountains, Torres del Paine National Park is a stunning UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and Chile’s premier Patagonian destination. Here, peaks of twisted, snow-dusted granite—endowed with waterfalls, emerald lakes, and verdant valleys—tower above the plains of Patagonia.

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