Capture the essence of the Great White Continent, cruising in style aboard the Ocean Endeavour
Experience the pinnacle of expedition travel – Antarctica. It’s a place of extremes, where wildlife and landscapes unfold like nowhere else in the world. The extraordinary islands around the Antarctic peninsula provide a stunning reward for those who conquer the Drake passage. Be among orca and humpback whales, hear cracking glaciers pierce the Antarctic silence, and experience, with all the senses, scenes that seem windows to another world. Regular excursions by Zodiac, plus a state-of-the-art ship with health and wellness facilities, ensure this 10-day Antarctic voyage will be a talking point with friends and family for years to come.
- Physical rating
- Min 8
- Group size
- Min 1, Max 200
Why you'll love this trip
This is our classic Antarctica cruise, perfect for first-time explorers or seasoned adventurers, with several days to explore on the Great White Continent. For the extended 11-day version of this trip (with an extra day on the Antarctic Peninsula) see trip code PPDAE.
Enjoy the freedom to customise your trip with a wide range of optional activities. Choose to explore the water on a kayaking expedition, sign up for a photography masterclass, or camp out overnight like a true polar explorer.
Whereas most polar expeditions of this kind have a crew-to-passenger ratio of ten, 15 or 20 to one, Peregrine expeditions on the Ocean Endeavour have an expedition crew member for every eight passengers for a greater personal touch
Our experienced leaders have made hundreds of polar voyages. Learn about the history, geography and wildlife of the Antarctic from experts in marine biology, glaciology and history.
Rest assured you will leave only footprints behind. Your Antarctica expedition is carbon offset, and we serve only sustainably-sourced seafood, avoid single-use plastics and use biodegradable and phosphate-free cleaning products on board.
Is this trip right for you?
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.
As well as safety briefings, there will be briefings on what lies ahead. A comprehensive lecture program from onboard experts will run throughout the journey; this will explore the history, geology and biology of the Great White Continent. With any luck we will make it to land by early evening on day 4 – a moment that always brings much excitement.
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Meals9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
TransportExpedition cruise ship, Zodiac
Arctic and Antarctic bookings have an increased deposit requirement of 20% of the full voyage cost (before any discount). The balance is due 95 days before departure.
If a booking is cancelled 95 days or more before departure - the cancellation fee is the full loss of the deposit paid.
If a booking is cancelled between 95 days and departure - the cancellation fee is 100% of the total price of the voyage.
Other fees may apply for air tickets and other arrangements booked in conjunction with a Polar voyage.
ADVENTURE ADD ON's
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.
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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