The White Continent is a destination that will take your breath away – again and again.
The beauty of Antarctica is unprecedented. With expansive snow-capped landscape extending as far as the eye can see, you will watch in awe the moving giant icebergs and glaciers. Antarctica is also teeming with staggering wildlife from penguins, seals, whales and unending flocks of petrels, albatross and cormorants. You will see whales feeding, seal pups playing, penguins mating and chicks hatching.
Now you can travel to the Frozen Continent with one of the world’s best adventure lines, Hurtigruten Expeditions which has been sailing the polar waters for over 20 years. Its expedition ships combine hybrid technology to leave the lowest possible CO2 footprint of all expedition cruises to the Frozen Continent.
Back by popular demand, Hurtigruten Expeditions is now offering all-inclusive Antarctica voyages from $11,999^ per person twin share including flights for departures from January 2022 to March 2023. But hurry, you have to book by 31 July this year.
You will also learn about Antarctica’s fascinating history and science from Hurtigruten’s expedition team whose knowledge and operational experience of Antarctica is second to none. And their passion and energy is so infectious. Through lectures and workshops, you will gain a deeper understanding of this fragile, complex ecosystem and how to protect it.
You can choose to sail with the world’s first hybrid-powered ship, MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen. Equipped with innovative hybrid engines, these ships will be able to glide into pristine wilderness and take you closer to the wildlife than ever before. They have also been designed for sheer comfort onboard offering inside observation decks with windows stretching all the way to the bow, to make sure you can experience spectacular views, whatever the conditions. And when the weather permits, you can venture out onto the outside observation deck to enjoy the panoramic views in the fresh air.
Alternatively, there’s also the newly refurbished MS Fram, built to take passengers closer to nature and wildlife. The ship’s spacious outside decks including access to the front of the ship and allows you to closely observe the marine wildlife.
Here’s what the your holiday includes:
* International flights from Australia and New Zealand
* Extra pre and post accommodation
* Local charter flights
* All transfers
* Expedition jacket
* Free WiFi
* Meal time drinks package
* Citizen Science Project participation and lectures
* Upgrade options
* And much more
Your 14-day holiday on MS Fridtjof Nansen starts on 15 February 2022 when you arrive in Buenos Aires, the bustling capital of Argentina and discover the Paris of South America over two days. On the third day you will fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will board MS Fridtjof Nansen for your voyage to the White Continent.
Over the next two days, you will cross the famed Drake Passage and when you arrive in Antarctica, it will be another world of icebergs, whales and huge colonies of penguins. Over four days, you will be able to stand on the deck of the ship, to spot whales and prepare for landings at South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Here you will be able to take in the amazing landscapes and pristine wilderness – experiences that will remain with you for the rest of your lifetime.
After exploring the exhilarating continent, you will make your way back through the Drake Passage. On board you can have fun at the Science Center to recap your experiences and spot many sea birds which follow your ship.
Your adventure cruise will end at Ushuaia and fly back to Buenos Aires where you will overnight before your flight home-filled with wonderful memories of your adventure to the frozen continent.
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^Terms and conditions: Visit Hurtigruten Expeditions’ website for full terms and conditions. On sale now until 31 July 2021.