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Ocean Victory

Explorers Cruise: Antarctica and Weddel Sea

Experience the incredible wildlife, mountain scenery and gigantic icebergs aboard the Ocean Victory Antarctica Cruises

From: USD 9,690

Explorers Cruise: Antarctica and Weddel Sea

11 Days

5 Reviews

First Class Ship

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A 11-day expedition cruise

5 Reviews

First Class Ship
The Trip Highlights

Antarctic Sound

South Shetland Islands

Penguin rookeries

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

Amenities

gym

Fitness Center

bar

Bar

rubber boots

Mudroom

theater

Lecture Theater

binoculars

Observation Deck

swimming pool

Pool

zodiac fleet

Zodiac Fleet

lounge

Observation Lounge

spa

Spa

gift

Gift Shop

library

Library

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. 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.

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Reviews

Ocean Victory Solar Eclipse
Scott

First Class Ship

So many once in a life-time moments. I loved the wildlife encounters. Tens of thousands of penguins on the beach. Interactions of penguins and fur seal pups. Amazing to watch a leopard seal hunt and catch a penguin. Who knew that icebergs could be so amazing and fascinating. (Copied from Swoop Antarctica)

Ocean Victory Solar Eclipse
Sue

First Class Ship

It is a very comfortable well appointed ship and thankfully very stable. I did have a problem with my cabin when after two days there was a loud, metallic banging noise which seemd to be from above and outside the porthole. I asked to be moved when it didnt get fixed and I went up from deck 3 to 4 and a very nice cabin with a window. Lucky me! The food was very good too. My only complaint was the lack of hot plates & often the 'hot' food was cold too, for breakfast/lunch up in the deck 8 restaurant. (Copied from Swoop Antarctica)

Ocean Victory Solar Eclipse
Gordon

First Class Ship

Well Antarctica was impressive with all its splendor.. it’s vastness, whiteness. And for a few of the coves we were able to get in. But South Georgia.. was the highlight with so much wildlife and the history. The museum in Grytviken and the church were also very interesting. All the penguins - thousands of them at a time was very overwhelming at times. And Malvinas was good to as we learned more about its history. (Copied from Swoop Antarctica)


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