Explorers Cruise: Antarctic Peninsula and the extreme Weddell Sea aboard the Ocean Victory
Experience the incredible wildlife, mountain scenery and gigantic icebergs during this 11-day expedition
Explorers Cruise: Antarctica and Weddel Sea
A 11-day long Cruise
The Trip Highlights
South Shetland Islands
Wildlife in Weddell Sea
Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience
Go deeper into the wilderness
Special Photo Workshop
Your trip is 100% carbon offset
Expert guides answer all questions
Departing from Ushuaia in Argentina, you'll cross the mighty Drake Passage on our way to the South Shetland Islands, where we plan to make our first Zodiac landing and begin your exploration. The expert guides will make landings at penguin rookeries, research stations and fascinating sights that allow you to enjoy impressive views. Sailing eastward, you will explore the Antarctic Sound with its mighty icebergs and journey to the Weddell Sea in search for wildlife. On the way back, you'll follow in Ernest Shackleton footsteps as you navigate close to Elephant Island. On no other journey can you experience so much pristine nature and varied wildlife in so few days!
Your ship: Ocean Victory
We’re delighted to welcome you to the new premium infinity vessel, Ocean Victory, whose maiden Antarctic cruise will begin in November 2021. This makes her one of the most modern small ship Antarctic exploration vessels.
Built to be a robust and capable polar explorer, she’s also designed with a touch of class. Her 93 comfortable guest cabins all feature ocean views and almost all of them feature a private ocean balcony.
Other standout features of Ocean Victory include several restaurants, a dedicated wellness area, a Nordic Bar, an open deck dining facility, a modern lecture lounge, and … Read more about Ocean Victory
Food & Drinks
Beagle Restaurant Dinner always starts with delicious hot soups, cold cuts, and crisp, fresh salads. Several choices of entrees are offered each evening, to accommodate different tastes and dietary requirements; always including a meat choice, fish choice, and vegetarian choice. After dinner, freshly prepared desserts, including ship-made ice cream or cakes are a great way to end a meal and satisfy any sweet tooth. A selection of wines and beers is available to perfectly complement your visit to our restaurant. If you’re interested in relaxing during your time off from activities and landings, delight onboard Ocean Atlantic by raising your glass to the experience of a lifetime! Our bar is fully equipped with a variety of cocktails, beers, non-alcoholic beverages and more, to quench your thirst and reward the explorer in you.
Single Room Supplement
What is included
11-day cruise with accommodation in a shared outside double stateroom with private facilities
All Zodiac landings and excursions as per itinerary
Rubber boot rentals
Guiding and lectures by our expedition leader and team
Special Photo Workshop
English-speaking expedition team
Visual Journal link after voyage including voyage log, gallery, maps, species list and more!
Full board on the ship - breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon snacks
Free tea and coffee 24 hours’ daily
Welcome and farewell cocktails
What is not included
Extra excursions and activities not mentioned in the itinerary
Single room supplement and stateroom upgrades
Meals not on board the ship
Beverages (other than coffee and tea)
Tips for the crew (we recommend USD 14 per person per day)
Transfer to/from the ship