Sylvia Earle

Antarctic Explorer aboard the Sylvia Earle

An expedition cruise to the White Continent created for adventurers

Antarctic Explorer
A 11-day long expedition cruise
First Class Ship

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A 11-day long Cruise

First Class Ship
The Trip Highlights

Penguin rookeries

Leopard Seals on ice floes

Breaching whales

Awe at immense icebergs

Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience

Fly the Drake Passage

60% fewer fuel emissions on board

Your trip is 100% carbon offset

Expedition Jacket

Early Antarctic explorers returned from their voyages to the deep south with tales of a magnificent, ice-covered land teeming with life. Experience the jaw-dropping beauty and immensity of Antarctica and discover the amazing wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula, where giant glaciers tumble into the sea, penguins inhabit below soaring peaks, and humpback and minke whales dine on abundant krill. Bonus: You'll reduce your time on the high seas by flying at least one way across the infamous Drake Passage.

Your ship: Sylvia Earle

All images of the Sylvia Earle are artist’s impressions only and final results may vary.

Welcome aboard the Sylvia Earle, a brand-new cruise ship named after the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National and Atmospheric Administration. Sylvia Earle was also named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998. Set to sail in October 2021, this powerful new ship honors Sylvia’s long-standing marine conservation efforts. Built for intense weather conditions, the Sylvia Earle is a pioneer in nautical technology. Sail the Arctic or the Antarctic like never before aboard one o … Read more about Sylvia Earle

Amenities

gym
Fitness Center
bar
Bar
rubber boots
Mudroom
theater
Lecture Theater
swimming pool
Pool
zodiac fleet
Zodiac Fleet
lounge
Observation Lounge
spa
Spa
sauna
Sauna
laboratory
Citizen Science Laboratory
library
Library

Food & Drinks

Arguably the most important part of any trip- The food! A Sylvia Earle polar cruise offers hearty delicious cuisine with a variety of options and courses for each meal. Mealtimes are a great way to get to know your fellow travelers in the open seating dining room. Tea, coffee, and various snacks are available 24 hours a day. Enjoy a wide range of house wine, beers, and soft drinks included with dinner, perfect after a long day of exploration.

Every passenger is also invited to join the cruise ship captain and expedition team for Welcome and Farewell drinks, which include complimentary cocktails and appetizers. The bars and lounges aboard the Sylvia Earle are a tasteful, yet inviting place to gather with new friends. Enjoy the sunset through the floor-to-ceiling windows that offer stunning views. The friendly bartenders aboard the ship will quench your thirst and entertain you with tales of previous adventures.

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