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Sea Adventurer: Classic Antarctica

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 The Sea Adventurer has a proud reputation as a well-appointed, elegant expedition ship designed for exploration in polar regions. Built in 1975, she underwent a $13 million conversion in 1998. An exceptionally comfortable ride is ensured by stabilizers and an ice-hardened hull that allow her to navigate easily in the most rugged natural environments. The Sea Adventurer is outfitted with state-of-the-art satellite navigation and communication equipment as well as a fleet of Zodiac landing craft. The deluxe ship accommodates 122 guests in 61 outside cabins, all with private en suite facilities in a variety of categories. Cabins feature individual temperature controls and in-room music. Comfortable public areas include a window-lined dining room, two bars and a lounge/presentation room.


2014/2015/2016 Itinerary, Dates & Fees

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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

This expedition offers the opportunity to discover the best of the Antarctic Peninsula, the most northerly —and arguably most scenic — region of the Last Continent. You’ll be delighted by penguins, seals and whales as they accompany you on your voyage along the stunning icebound edge of the peninsula's deeply indented coastline. Landing on the continent itself is a memorable highlight, where you’ll explore the iconic sights that define one of the world’s most pristine and unforgettable natural environments.


Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

Skip the four days of Drake Passage crossings and optimize your Antarctica experience by flying! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile and King George Island. Once in Antarctica, you’ll waste no time being immersed in the sheer beauty and dramatic landscapes of the White Continent. Within hours of your departure you’ll be greeted by our team of experts on the ship and quickly on the lookout for penguins and whales in Antarctica.


Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

This expedition offers you the most in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. Extended time in the region allows you to go beyond the Antarctic Peninsula and venture south of the Antarctic Circle, home to fantastic ice formations and wildlife including the Weddell seal. You’ll enjoy more time communing with penguins and visits to less-frequented landing sites.


Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

Enjoy Antarctica in style – by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island in Antarctica. Skipping all the extra days at sea, you’ll enjoy only the best scenery and wildlife experiences of the Antarctic. Prepare yourself for a sensory overload, as you’ll be inundated by the sheer beauty and dramatic landscapes of the white continent. Soon after, our team of Polar Experts on the ship will have you searching for penguins and whales in Antarctica.


Antarctic Express: Cruise South, Fly North

If you’re looking for a more efficient Antarctic experience, this is it. Venture south, crossing the infamous Drake Passage and experience the first sighting of Antarctica with your fellow shipmates. After your penguin, seal, whale, iceberg and glacier cravings have been satisfied you’ll take the relaxing way home by flying from King George Island to Punta Arenas, Chile.


Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise North

Take advantage of the fastest, most direct way to Antarctica: flying. A short three-hour flight takes you to the white continent where you will enjoy everything the Antarctic has to offer. Immense penguin rookeries and icy landscapes await your arrival. You’ll get the full Antarctic experience, while only having to cross the Drake Passage once.