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Argentina/Antarctica

“Land Ho!” Icebergs and Penguins in Otherworldly Antarctica

Program No. 23705RJ
Experience nature in its purest form on an expedition to the beaches, glaciers and islands of the Antarctic Peninsula as seasoned experts shine a light on the seventh continent.
Length
14 days
Rating (5)
Activity Level
Starts at
10,999
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DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside Ship Balcony
Accommodation Details

A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.

Accommodation Details

A cabin featuring a verandah, or balcony, that allows you to step outside without going to a public deck.

Feb 15 - Feb 28, 2023
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 12,499
Ship Balcony 13,499
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Enroll by Jan. 04, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on M/V Ocean Victory.

Oct 27 - Nov 9, 2023
Ship Outside 10,999
Ship Balcony 12,099
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Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

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This departure sails on Ocean Albatros.

Dec 2 - Dec 15, 2023
Ship Outside 11,499
Ship Balcony 12,999
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Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on Ocean Albatros.

Jan 28 - Feb 10, 2024
Ship Outside 12,999
Ship Balcony 14,499
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Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on Ocean Albatros.

Feb 6 - Feb 19, 2024
Ship Outside 12,999
Ship Balcony 14,499
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Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on Ocean Albatros.

Feb 25 - Mar 9, 2024
Ship Outside 12,499
Ship Balcony 13,999
Special Offer

Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on M/V Ocean Victory.

DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside Ship Balcony
Accommodation Details

A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.

Accommodation Details

A cabin featuring a verandah, or balcony, that allows you to step outside without going to a public deck.

Feb 15 - Feb 28, 2023
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 14,999
Ship Balcony 16,499
Special Offer

Enroll by Jan. 04, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on M/V Ocean Victory.

Oct 27 - Nov 9, 2023
Ship Outside 13,499
Ship Balcony 14,999
Special Offer

Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on Ocean Albatros.

Dec 2 - Dec 15, 2023
Ship Outside 14,499
Ship Balcony 15,999
Special Offer

Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on Ocean Albatros.

Jan 28 - Feb 10, 2024
Ship Outside 16,499
Ship Balcony 17,499
Special Offer

Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on Ocean Albatros.

Feb 6 - Feb 19, 2024
Ship Outside 16,499
Ship Balcony 17,499
Special Offer

Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on Ocean Albatros.

Feb 25 - Mar 9, 2024
Ship Outside 15,999
Ship Balcony 16,999
Special Offer

Enroll by Feb. 28, 2023 for free air from Miami! Availability may vary by date. Ask about low-cost air from other cities.

Itinerary Note

This departure sails on M/V Ocean Victory.

At a Glance

Journey beyond Cape Horn to an icy paradise where penguins and seals are your local welcoming committee. Once you have conquered the storied waters of the Drake Passage, explore volcanic islands and iceberg-filled bays of the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands as seasoned naturalists and biologists introduce you to the world’s frozen desert. See the exemplary adaptations by which life thrives in the icy waters and the forces that make Antarctica a frozen wonderland as you embark on Zodiac rides and hikes on snowy beaches where the only tracks are from penguins shuffling to and from their nests.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles at a time over varied terrain including hills, mud, gravel, and ice. Most embarkations and disembarkations will be via Zodiacs requiring the ascent and descent of steep stairs between the Zodiacs and the ship. Zodiac landings will generally entail disembarking onto wet surfaces which may be slippery. Wind and choppy water may result in more turbulent Zodiac transfers.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Get up close to multi-story icebergs to see their blue-green hues reflecting through the ice on Zodiac rides as seabirds glide overhead.
  • See and learn about how wildlife — seals, whales, penguins and more — thrive in the frozen Antarctic.
  • Marvel at the landscapes of Tierra del Fuego and sample authentic Argentinian cuisine in Ushuaia before embarking on your expedition.

General Notes

Departures operate on different ships, so please see the daily schedule for specific details. The itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions. Road Scholar groups are limited to 30 participants and the ship holds 190 passengers. There could be multiple Road Scholar groups on board.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Antarctic Marine Wildlife: Antarctic Peninsula, Weddell Sea & Scotia Sea
by Jamie Watts
The first complete guide for guides and visitors to all the marine wildlife and marine ecosystems of this last great wilderness, from the plankton to the penguins and whales. Beautifully illustrated with photos and plates, and including a wildlife calendar'
Forgotten Footprints, Lost Stories in the Discovery of Antarctica
by John Harrison
A frequent lecturer aboard expedition ships to the Antarctic, John Harrison mixes his own adventures with tales of the seamen, sealers, whalers and plain lunatics who have journeyed to the Ice to make their fame and fortune. He focuses not on Shackleton, Scott and Amundsen but lesser-known tales of the Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetlands and Weddell Sea.
Antarctica, A Guide to the Wildlife
by Tony Soper
Designed for the field, this compact handbook features all the species of birds, seals and whales the traveler is likely to encounter on an Antarctic voyage.
Antarctic Explorer Map
by Ocean Explorer
A full-color map of the Antarctic Peninsula, including Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands and South Georgia, at a scale of 1:2,750,000. With a map of the Antarctic continent on the reverse.
Antarctic Wildlife
by James Lowen
Produced by a shipboard naturalist, this handy identification guide focuses on the Beagle Channel, Drake and Peninsula regions.
Wildlife of the North Atlantic, A Cruising Guide
by Tony Soper, Dan Powell (Illustrator)
This compact, illustrated guide covers the many petrels, ducks, gulls, terns and other seabirds, as well as the rich abundance of life existing under the waves, that populate the vast Atlantic region from the British Isles to Newfoundland.
Lonely Planet Antarctica
by Lonely Planet
Alexis Averbuck, author of the new edition of this compact and surprisingly handy guide, expands coverage of Ushuaia, the Falklands and South Georgia. With a wildlife guide and contributions from 26 Antarctic experts on the history, geology, wildlife and future of Antarctica.
Frozen in Time, Murder at the Bottom of the World
by Theodore Jerome Cohen
A scientist with the 16th Chilean Antarctic Expedition in the 1960s, Professor Cohen turns his experiences and actual events from the time into a novel with a strong setting at Deception Island and the South Shetlands.
Southern Light, Images from Antarctica
by David Neilson
Photographer David Neilson has turned his six journeys to the ice over the last 20 years, often with the Australian Antarctic Program (and sometimes lugging a 30-pound large format camera), into a coffee-table tribute to the continent and its wildlife. Includes 130 color and 100 rich black-and-white oversized photographs, gate-folds and double-page spreads that portray the drama and beauty of the Antarctic.
Melting Away, Images of the Arctic and Antarctic
by Camille Seaman
In her masterful series of 75 portraits and essays, Camille Seaman shows how climate change has wreaked havoc on both the North and South Poles.
Antarctica, A Call to Action
by Sebastian Copeland
Copeland's collection of striking photographs includes a three-page list of sensible suggestions to protect the planet.
Birds of Southern America & Antarctica
by Martin D. la Pena, Maurice Rumboll
With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide
The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
by Sophie Gordon, David Hempleman-Adams, Emma Stuart
Here in one handsome book are hundreds of haunting photographs by Herbert George Ponting and Frank Hurley, drawn from the albums they created during the two most famous Antarctic explorations. The stunning images are accompanied by lively essays, maps, paintings and other ephemera from the Royal Collection
The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning, A Polar Journey
by Carol Devine, Wendy Trusler
An insightful miscellany from a 55-person environmental cleanup expedition in Bellingshausen, Antarctica. The authors’ travelogue is supplemented by 42 recipes, anecdotes, journal entries, vignettes and captivating photography.
Meals
32 Meals
11 Breakfasts
10 Lunches
11 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Gluten Free, Low Salt, Low Fat, Vegetarian
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Feb 15, 2023 - Feb 28, 2023
  • Feb 15, 2023 - Feb 28, 2023
  • Oct 27, 2023 - Nov 09, 2023
  • Dec 02, 2023 - Dec 15, 2023
  • Jan 28, 2024 - Feb 10, 2024
  • Feb 06, 2024 - Feb 19, 2024
  • Feb 25, 2024 - Mar 09, 2024
2 nights
Ushuaia
Cilene del Faro hotel is located in the center of the City of Ushuaia, just meters away from the Beagle Channel, Maipu Avenue, and also a few meters away from San Martin Street, the main commercial way with its shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Crossing the street from the hotel you will find the Presidium and Maritime Museum. A two minutes walk will take you to the End of the World Museum, and also we are just 400 meters away from the Tourist Wharf, where all the Beagle Channel Tours depart from. The architecture of the building allows the visitor to have natural views and luminosity in all of its rooms. The hotel is standing right in the middle of the gastronomic district of Ushuaia, famous in Argentina for its 6 specialties which are the local King Crab, Black Haze from the South Atlantic, Rio Grande Trout, Beagle Octopus, Mussels, and Patagonian Lamb.
9 nights
Copenhagen
The vessel is part of a brand new generation of low-energy vessels, with 4 diesel engines and 2 electro engines, all controlled electronically to optimize speed and fuel consumption. Albatros Nordic Bar Lounge Albatros Ocean Shop Albatros Observation Lounge Observation Sliders Polar Spa / Wellness Area / Gym Modern lecture lounge 93 spacious comfortable staterooms All staterooms with Ocean View Restaurant on Deck 5 Observation Speciality Restaurant on Deck 9 Swimming Pool, jacuzzies and Pool Bar
2 nights
Ushuaia
Cilene del Faro hotel is located in the center of the City of Ushuaia, just meters away from the Beagle Channel, Maipu Avenue, and also a few meters away from San Martin Street, the main commercial way with its shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Crossing the street from the hotel you will find the Presidium and Maritime Museum. A two minutes walk will take you to the End of the World Museum, and also we are just 400 meters away from the Tourist Wharf, where all the Beagle Channel Tours depart from. The architecture of the building allows the visitor to have natural views and luminosity in all of its rooms. The hotel is standing right in the middle of the gastronomic district of Ushuaia, famous in Argentina for its 6 specialties which are the local King Crab, Black Haze from the South Atlantic, Rio Grande Trout, Beagle Octopus, Mussels, and Patagonian Lamb.
9 nights
Copenhagen
With a total of 95 comfortable staterooms and suites, all with unobstructed sea view, most with their own balcony, the Ocean Albatros will definitely become one of the most popular expedition cruise vessels in the world. It offers two restaurants, a wellness area, an Albatros Nordic Bar, an open deck dining facility, a modern lecture lounge, and other state-of-the-art amenities. The vessel will have more than a 50% lower carbon footprint than traditional expedition vessels and be one of the most environmentally friendly, implementing the Green Initiative Program, ensuring both absolute comfort and sustainability for our guests.
2 nights
Ushuaia
Cilene del Faro hotel is located in the center of the City of Ushuaia, just meters away from the Beagle Channel, Maipu Avenue, and also a few meters away from San Martin Street, the main commercial way with its shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Crossing the street from the hotel you will find the Presidium and Maritime Museum. A two minutes walk will take you to the End of the World Museum, and also we are just 400 meters away from the Tourist Wharf, where all the Beagle Channel Tours depart from. The architecture of the building allows the visitor to have natural views and luminosity in all of its rooms. The hotel is standing right in the middle of the gastronomic district of Ushuaia, famous in Argentina for its 6 specialties which are the local King Crab, Black Haze from the South Atlantic, Rio Grande Trout, Beagle Octopus, Mussels, and Patagonian Lamb.
9 nights
Copenhagen
With a total of 95 comfortable staterooms and suites, all with unobstructed sea view, most with their own balcony, the Ocean Albatros will definitely become one of the most popular expedition cruise vessels in the world. It offers two restaurants, a wellness area, an Albatros Nordic Bar, an open deck dining facility, a modern lecture lounge, and other state-of-the-art amenities. The vessel will have more than a 50% lower carbon footprint than traditional expedition vessels and be one of the most environmentally friendly, implementing the Green Initiative Program, ensuring both absolute comfort and sustainability for our guests.
2 nights
Ushuaia
Cilene del Faro hotel is located in the center of the City of Ushuaia, just meters away from the Beagle Channel, Maipu Avenue, and also a few meters away from San Martin Street, the main commercial way with its shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Crossing the street from the hotel you will find the Presidium and Maritime Museum. A two minutes walk will take you to the End of the World Museum, and also we are just 400 meters away from the Tourist Wharf, where all the Beagle Channel Tours depart from. The architecture of the building allows the visitor to have natural views and luminosity in all of its rooms. The hotel is standing right in the middle of the gastronomic district of Ushuaia, famous in Argentina for its 6 specialties which are the local King Crab, Black Haze from the South Atlantic, Rio Grande Trout, Beagle Octopus, Mussels, and Patagonian Lamb.
9 nights
Copenhagen
With a total of 95 comfortable staterooms and suites, all with unobstructed sea view, most with their own balcony, the Ocean Albatros will definitely become one of the most popular expedition cruise vessels in the world. It offers two restaurants, a wellness area, an Albatros Nordic Bar, an open deck dining facility, a modern lecture lounge, and other state-of-the-art amenities. The vessel will have more than a 50% lower carbon footprint than traditional expedition vessels and be one of the most environmentally friendly, implementing the Green Initiative Program, ensuring both absolute comfort and sustainability for our guests.
2 nights
Ushuaia
Cilene del Faro hotel is located in the center of the City of Ushuaia, just meters away from the Beagle Channel, Maipu Avenue, and also a few meters away from San Martin Street, the main commercial way with its shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Crossing the street from the hotel you will find the Presidium and Maritime Museum. A two minutes walk will take you to the End of the World Museum, and also we are just 400 meters away from the Tourist Wharf, where all the Beagle Channel Tours depart from. The architecture of the building allows the visitor to have natural views and luminosity in all of its rooms. The hotel is standing right in the middle of the gastronomic district of Ushuaia, famous in Argentina for its 6 specialties which are the local King Crab, Black Haze from the South Atlantic, Rio Grande Trout, Beagle Octopus, Mussels, and Patagonian Lamb.
9 nights
Copenhagen
With a total of 95 comfortable staterooms and suites, all with unobstructed sea view, most with their own balcony, the Ocean Albatros will definitely become one of the most popular expedition cruise vessels in the world. It offers two restaurants, a wellness area, an Albatros Nordic Bar, an open deck dining facility, a modern lecture lounge, and other state-of-the-art amenities. The vessel will have more than a 50% lower carbon footprint than traditional expedition vessels and be one of the most environmentally friendly, implementing the Green Initiative Program, ensuring both absolute comfort and sustainability for our guests.
2 nights
Ushuaia
Cilene del Faro hotel is located in the center of the City of Ushuaia, just meters away from the Beagle Channel, Maipu Avenue, and also a few meters away from San Martin Street, the main commercial way with its shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Crossing the street from the hotel you will find the Presidium and Maritime Museum. A two minutes walk will take you to the End of the World Museum, and also we are just 400 meters away from the Tourist Wharf, where all the Beagle Channel Tours depart from. The architecture of the building allows the visitor to have natural views and luminosity in all of its rooms. The hotel is standing right in the middle of the gastronomic district of Ushuaia, famous in Argentina for its 6 specialties which are the local King Crab, Black Haze from the South Atlantic, Rio Grande Trout, Beagle Octopus, Mussels, and Patagonian Lamb.
9 nights
Copenhagen
The vessel is part of a brand new generation of low-energy vessels, with 4 diesel engines and 2 electro engines, all controlled electronically to optimize speed and fuel consumption. Albatros Nordic Bar Lounge Albatros Ocean Shop Albatros Observation Lounge Observation Sliders Polar Spa / Wellness Area / Gym Modern lecture lounge 93 spacious comfortable staterooms All staterooms with Ocean View Restaurant on Deck 5 Observation Speciality Restaurant on Deck 9 Swimming Pool, jacuzzies and Pool Bar





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