Join leading scientists on an unforgettable polar expedition
Set sail on an exclusive polar voyage, together with Peregrine Adventures and the World Wildlife Fund – Australia (WWF-Australia), as you spend 11 days travelling to the Antarctic Peninsula. On board the Ocean Endeavour, cruise from Argentina towards Antarctica, participating in a comprehensive lecture program presented by biologists, geologists and WWF-Australia researchers, and enjoying onboard amenities such as a library, a bar and health and wellness facilities. As the Great White Continent comes into view, admire wildlife lazing on ice floes, whales breaching in icy waters and albatross flying high above as you embark on multiple shore landings. Enhanced with expert wildlife knowledge, personalised activities and a destination so remote, this once-in-a-lifetime journey is not to be missed.
- Physical rating
- Min 8
- Group size
- Min 1, Max 200
Why you'll love this trip
This expedition focuses on the rare wildlife that calls Antarctica home. Travelling with Dr Ari Friedlaender and a team of researchers in peak humpback whale season, you’ll get the chance to learn about state-of-the-art whale research techniques and marine conservation.
On board the Ocean Endeavour, you'll get the chance to further your Antarctic knowledge with a series of onboard lectures from leading biologists, glaciologists and photographers.
Consider enhancing your Antarctic wilderness adventure on a series of optional experiences, including kayaking expeditions, or for the brave, a polar plunge!
Sleep soundly in the comfort of a fully-equipped polar vessel – the Ocean Endeavour – staffed with an enviable ratio of one expedition crew member to eight passengers, attending to all your needs.
Travel lighter knowing that this expedition is conscious about its environmental footprint, as you eat sustainably sourced seafood, avoid single-use plastics and use phosphate-free cleaning products.
Is this trip right for you?
The Ocean Endeavour is a far cry from the expedition vessels of old and, just quietly, we're tipping it’s the place be in the 2021 Antarctic season.
Meals IncludedThere are no meals included on this day.
Special InformationAn arrival transfer from the airport on Day 1 is included in your voyage fare. Full details will be sent with your final joining instructions.
- Breakfast (2)
- Lunch (2)
- Dinner (2)
- Breakfast (4)
- Lunch (4)
- Dinner (4)
Special InformationPotential excursions and landing sites in Antarctica are determined by weather and ice conditions and cannot be guaranteed in advance. For a list of possible landing sites in Antarctica, go to peregrineadventures.com/antarctica/landing-sites.
- Breakfast (2)
- Lunch (2)
- Dinner (2)
Special InformationIf you would like to further support WWF-Australia’s Protecting Antarctic Giants project via the Intrepid Foundation, find out more at theintrepidfoundation.org/wwf.
Meals10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
TransportExpedition cruise ship, Zodiac
AccommodationHotel (1 night), Expedition Voyage (9 nights)
ADVENTURE ADD ONS
Kayaking is available to book on all Antarctic voyages. Some voyages also offer other activities such as camping and snowshoeing. All of these activities must be booked prior to departure and incur an additional cost. Spaces are limited so please enquire at time of booking. For kayaking, previous, recent experience is essential.
Camping is not available on the 01 March 2023 departure.
Photography workshops are offered as an optional activity on our Ocean Endeavour departures. It is an opportunity for photography enthusiasts of any skill level to fast track their learning on board and make the most of the expert advice that is on offer. Participants will have dedicated Zodiac and photography guided landing where your photography guide will accompany you and give you tips along the way for taking the perfect picture. It is at an additional cost to you and needs to be booked in prior to departure as spaces are limited. If you are interested in taking part, please contact your booking agent for pricing and availability.
Your voyage is operated by our sister company, Intrepid Travel. Your group will be a mixture of Peregrine booked passengers and other international like-minded travellers from Intrepid.
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