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Ocean Nova

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

The perfect amount of days to explore incredible Antarctica aboard the Ocean Nova

From: USD 11,495

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

A 8-day long expedition cruise

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A 8-day long Cruise

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The Trip Highlights

Ice-filled fjords

Spectacular Icebergs

Seals and whales

Penguin rookeries

Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience

Fly the Drake Passage

Up to 5 hours of excursion per day

Your trip is 100% carbon offset

Dedicated transfer team in Punta Arenas

The Classic Antarctica air-cruise is one of the most popular Antarctica expedition itineraries. Once arriving by flight to Antarctica, you will sail between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. Discover ice-filled fjords and giant icebergs, while spotting all kinds of fantastic polar wildlife that call the White Continent home.

Your ship: Ocean Nova

The Ocean Nova is a sturdy but nimble expedition vessel, originally built in Denmark to sail through the ice-packed waters off Greenland. With its ice-strengthened hull, and after a full refit in 2006, she was converted to become the perfect Antarctic cruise ship. Since then, she has been upgraded and improved every year to maintain her excellent reputation.

For our air-cruises, Ocean Nova has capacity for only 67 passengers who will find themselves in comfortable outside cabins. The ship offers three categories of accommodation for Antarctic cruises: dedicated Single Cabins, Twin Cabins, … Read more about Ocean Nova

Amenities

gym

Fitness Center

bar

Bar

theater

Lecture Theater

zodiac fleet

Zodiac Fleet

lounge

Observation Lounge

doctor's suitcase

Medical Services

library

Library

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Reviews

Meghal Lotia

January 2022

To talk about the cruise, it was an amazing experience! The services by Oceanwide were managed very efficiently despite the covid outbreak during the tour. I am a vegetarian so I was surprised that they had plenty of meal options for me and the kitchen staff made great efforts. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. We would often sit down in the evening after our dinner and chat about our personal lives and passions. It felt more like being friends with them than the conventional tourist-guide relation. I am glad that I made it to this trip. It has been a very memorable experience with the activities that we did and friends I made. I would rate Oceanwide very highly for all their efforts! I would love to go on another trip with Oceanwide, maybe to the Arctic this time.

onyx007

Mid Range Ship

G Expedition belongs to "G Adventures" which is a small group tour company with tours all over the world. Therefore if you are a single traveller you could choose to share a room instead of paying a single supplement. The crew is amazing and guest satisfaction is bigger than holding to a certain itinerary. I travelled with the tour called "Spirit of Shackelton" from Ushuaia to Falkland Islands (2 days), South Georgia (4 days) and Antartic Peninsula (5 days). Beforehand only this number was clear, but not where we will make landfall. And the crew made really the best afford to make the most landings as possible and we even made detours on the ship to follow a blow of a whale. Shore Excursions are all included and made with Zodiacs boats, so one should be able to enter such a boat. It's a mixture of landings and Zodiac boat cruises. (Bring at least waterproof trousers and a protection for your camera). We were provided (included in the price, to take home with you) with a water bottle, which could be filled the whole day at a water station and with a thick jacket. Also tea and coffee were available through the whole day for free. During sea days the crew gave lectures about nature, wildlife and history of the places we were visiting. And in the evening we had life music, movies and other entertainment in the Polar Bear Bar and in the Lounge. The food was amazing for such a small ship and only alcoholic beverages and fizzy drinks had to by bought, but still water was provided free to each meal. (Feedback from CruiseCritic)

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