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Cruise Overview

Cruise through Antarctica’s narrow passages and protected channels on board the Sea Spirit. This small yet manoeuvrable vessel navigates pleasantly into areas that larger ships cannot. There are seven luxurious cabin categories to choose from fitting a total of 114 passengers. There are plenty of social places and quiet nooks for rest and relaxation including, a club lounge, restaurant, bar, outdoor bistro, infirmary, library, gym and presentation lounge. Take advantage of the open bridge to view the spectacular Antarctic landscapes from the ships bridge (Captains station).

*Number of days depends on itinerary

 

Highlights
Triple Classic
Classic Suite
Deluxe Suite
Owner's Suite

Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Islands

22 Nights/23 Days

Montevideo - Pre embarkation
Day 1

Excursions to the many sites of the Falklands, South Georgia, Antarctic Islands and Antarctic Peninsula are weather dependant, safety is a priority and therefore itineraries may be adjusted during your trip.

Arrive in the capital city of Montevideo, Uruguay. Upon arrival, group transfer to hotel and the rest of the day at leisure.

Embakation in Montevideo
Day 2

Group transfer from hotel to the pier to board the M/V Sea Spirit

Dinner
South Atlantic Ocean
Day 3-5

Travel towards the Falkland Islands. Whilst on board keep an eye out for dolphins and whales and enjoy presentations and workshops lead by expert staff.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Falkland Islands
Day 6-7

The Falkland Islands are truly a Birders paradise with large colonies of penguins and albatross that can be observed up close. There are also fur and elephant seals that layabout on the sandy beaches and whale and dolphin species that call the nearby waters home.

If weather permits, you will visit Stanley, the quaint capital of the Falkland Islands. While there visit the Falkland Islands Museum, the governor’s house, cathedral, a war memorial, gift shops, pubs and see shipwrecks viewed from the harbour.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Southern Ocean
Day 8-9

Head towards east to South Georgia, pass the remote Shag Rocks – a seabird-covered pinnacles. Prior to arrival in South Georgia expert staff will prepare lectures, brief and let you know of bio-security procedures.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
South Georgia
Day 10-14

South Georgia hosts an abundant number of wildlife providing an opportune time to photograph or observe them at a safe but close distance. It is said that approximately 100 million seabirds inhabit South Georgia, including, albatross, king penguins, macaroni penguins prions, petrels and terns.

Elephant seals and fur seals can be found on the beaches of the Salisbury Plain and Andrews Bay while many whales can be seen in the surrounding waters.

Visit Grytviken, a former whaling station now museum and is the site of the final resting place of famous polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Southern Ocean
Day 15-16

View the majestic albatross that soar throughout the Antarctic sky as you head southwest toward the Antarctic Peninsula.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
South Shetland Islands & Antarctic Peninsula
Day 17-20

Be awestruck by the impressive scenery of glaciers and icebergs all unique in size, structure and coloured with many shades of blue in the Antarctic Peninsula. Penguins can be seen foraging in the sea along with krill and a variety of whale and seal species.

Visit sites such as Deception Island and Elephant Island among the South Shetland Islands. It is here where you will learn its fascinating history and teeming with wildlife.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Drake Passage & Beagle Channel
Day 21-22

Heading north through the Drake Passage back toward South America. Cross the famous Beagle Channel.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Disembarkation in Ushuaia
Day 23

After breakfast we disembark in Ushuaia. Group transfer to airport or town center for those who wish to spend more time here

Breakfast

Antarctic Peninsula - Land of Penguins & Icebergs

11 Nights/ 12 Days

Ushuaia
Day 1

The starting point of your trip begins in Ushuaia. Upon arrival from the airport, take a group transfer to hotel.

Embarkation in Ushuaia
Day 2

Group transfer from hotel to board the luxury expedition ship M/V Sea Spirit. Cross the Beagle Channel on your first night and pass the islands of Tierra de Fuego

Dinner
Across the Drake Passage
Day 3-4

Enjoy the panaromaic view on board one of the decks to see pelagic seabirds

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula
Day 5-9

Be awestruck by the impressive scenery of glaciers and icebergs all unique in size, structure and coloured with many shades of blue in the Antarctic Peninsula. Penguins can be seen foraging in the sea along with krill and a variety of whale and seal species. See the sheltered bays along the Gerlache Strait which has the famous Lemaire Channel or ‘Kodak Gap’ earning its name thanks to its stunning scenery of a narrow passage  sheltered by towering icebergs.

Visit sites such as Deception Island among the South Shetland Islands. It is here where you will learn its fascinating history and teeming with wildlife.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Back across the Drake Passage
Day 10-11

Head back across the Drake Passage towards Ushuaia. Enjoy a farewell dinner to end your voyage.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Disembarkation in Ushuaia
Day 12

The starting point of your trip begins in Ushuaia. Upon arrival from the airport take a group transfer to hotel.

Breakfast

Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica - Antarctic Wildlife Adventure

22 Nights/ 23 Days

Ushuaia
Day 1

The starting point of your trip begins in Ushuaia. Upon arrival from the airport, take a group transfer to hotel.

Embarkation in Ushuaia
Day 2

Group transfer from hotel to board the luxury expedition ship M/V Sea Spirit. Cross the Beagle Channel on your first night.

Dinner
Drake Passage
Day 3-4

Enjoy presentations and lectures by the expert staff to prepare for your journey ahead. Here you will gain a solid understanding of Antarctic wildlife, history and the fascinating geology that makes up this ‘White continent’.

If weather and sea conditions permits, you will experience your first landing in the South Shetland Islands.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Scotia Sea
Day 9-10

Head to the decks for panoramic views of the spectacular landscape, there are also informative presentations on offer as you head

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
South Georgia
Day 11-15

South Georgia is one of the few places in Antarctica flourishing with wildlife. Throughout exploring  and cruising the islands of South Georgia, keep your eyes peeled for elephant seals, humpbacks, orcas, albatrosses and the handsome king penguins.

Visit Grytviken, a former whaling station and is also the final resting place of the famous polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
At sea
Day 16-17

As you head west towards the Falkland Islands enjoy a read in the library or attend presentations and workshops on board lead by expert staff.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Falklands
Day 18-19

Off the beaten track with miles of rugged coastlines and endless beauty of flora and fauna, the Falkland Islands are truly a picturesque escape away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Here you’ll find sea lions, fur seals, black-browed albatrosses and several penguin species including the King, Gentoo and Magellanic.

Visit the quaint yet charming capital, Stanley. Walk the streets to see the British architecture and see shipwrecks on the coast and unusual whalebone arch.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Southern Ocean
Day 20-22

Cruise across the final sea passage as your voyages is nearing the end. Soak up the stunning landscape from the decks and continue to spot the whales and seabirds before arriving in Montevideo.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Disembarkation in Montevideo
Day 23

Disembark the Sea Spirit in Montevideo then take a group transfer to the airport or the city centre.

Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • 1 pre-voyage hotel night
  • Group transfers from airport to hotel prior to embarkation
  • Group transfer to ship on the day of embarkation
  • Group transfer to airport or central location upon disembarkation
  • All schedule landings and excursions
  • All meals on board
  • Expedition Leader and Expedition Team throughout the voyage
  • Accommodation on board
  • Poseidon Expeditions branded parka
  • Rubber boots for shore landings throughout the cruise
  • Welcome and Farewell cocktails
  • All port fees
  • Pre-departure materials
  • Digital Voyage Log

Tour Exclusions

  • Any airfares
  • Any applicable visa and passport fees
  • Luggage and trip cancellation insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages or soft drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and onboard communication (e-mails, phone calls and faxes)
  • Emergency Evacuation insurance to a minimum benefit of USD 200,000
  • Tipping
  • Optional extras such as kayaking and camping (available for extra cost)

Tour Pricing

Itinerary (USD)
Departure Date
Voyage Type
Days
Start - End
Triple Classic
Main Deck Suite
Classic Suite
Superior Suite
Deluxe Suite
Premium Suite
Owner's Suite
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Islands
Oct 20, 2019
Cruise
23
Montevideo - Ushuaia
$12,995
$16,595
$17,895
$18,195
$20,295
$21,795
$27,595
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica
Jan 07, 2020
Cruise
21
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$16,695
$21,995
$23,695
$24,095
$26,895
$28,795
$36,595
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica
Feb 25, 2020
Cruise
23
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$14,695
$19,395
$20,795
$21,195
$23,695
$25,395
$32,195
Antarctic Peninsula
Nov 29, 2019
Cruise
11
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$7,395
$9,795
$10,495
$10,695
$11,895
$12,795
$16,195
Antarctic Peninsula
Dec 08, 2019
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$7,895
$10,495
$11,195
$11,495
$12,795
$13,695
$17,395
Antarctic Peninsula
Dec 18, 2019
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$9,795
$12,995
$13,895
$14,195
$15,795
$16,995
$21,495
Antarctic Peninsula
Dec 28, 2019
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$9,795
$12,995
$13,895
$14,195
$15,795
$16,995
$21,495
Antarctic Peninsula
Jan 26, 2020
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$9,795
$12,995
$13,895
$14,195
$15,795
$16,995
$21,495
Antarctic Peninsula
Feb 05, 2020
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$9,795
$12,995
$13,895
$14,195
$15,795
$16,995
$21,495
Antarctic Peninsula
Feb 15, 2020
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$7,895
$10,495
$11,195
$11,495
$12,795
$13,695
$17,395
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Islands
Oct 19, 2020
Cruise
24
Montevideo - Ushuaia
$12,995
$17,195
$18,495
$18,795
$20,895
$22,495
$28,495
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica
Nov 10, 2020
Cruise
21
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$14,795
$19,595
$20,995
$21,395
$23,795
$25,595
$32,395
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica
Jan 06, 2021
Cruise
21
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$17,494
$23,195
$24,895
$25,295
$28,195
$30,295
$38,395
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica
Feb 27, 2021
Cruise
23
Ushuaia - Montevideo
$15,095
$19,995
$21,495
$21,895
$24,295
$26,195
$33,095
Antarctic Peninsula
Nov 29, 2020
Cruise
11
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$7,495
$9,895
$10,595
$10,795
$11,995
$12,995
$16,395
Antarctic Peninsula
Dec 18, 2020
Cruise
11
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$9,095
$12,095
$12,995
$13,195
$14,695
$15,795
$19,995
Antarctic Peninsula
Dec 27, 2020
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$10,095
$13,395
$14,295
$14,595
$16,295
$17,495
$22,095
Antarctic Peninsula
Feb 07, 2021
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$9,095
$12,095
$12,995
$13,195
$14,695
$15,795
$19,995
Antarctic Peninsula
Feb 17, 2021
Cruise
12
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$8,295
$10,995
$11,795
$11,995
$13,395
$14,395
$18,195
Polar Circle
Jan 25, 2021
Cruise
15
Ushuaia - Ushuaia
$11,995
$15,795
$16,995
$17,295
$19,195
$20,695
$26,195

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