Ultimate Antarctica And Patagonia With Seabourn

July 24, 2014

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Ultimate Antarctica and Patagonia Seabourn

Discover the ‘White Continent’ with Seabourn in 2014/15

Embarking on a voyage of Antarctica and Patagonia really is a once in a lifetime experience and one that is best enjoyed aboard a purpose-adapted vessel, hosted by a team of destination experts. 

In 2014/15 Seabourn Cruises is offering a selection of Polar Region voyages aboard the luxurious Seabourn Quest with each hosted by a world-class 17-person exhibition team.  Seabourn’s team is among the largest on any ship bound for Antarctica and with their extensive collective knowledge and expertise of the “White Continent” and expedition travel as a whole, those joining one of four special ‘Ultimate Antarctica & Patagonia’ cruises with Seabourn  can be assured of the best experience both onboard and ashore.

The team, which has been handpicked and will be led by Seabourn Expedition Programme Manager and Leader Robin West, comprises naturalists, scientists, cultural and historical experts, and other lecturers. Award-winning nature photographers will offer tips on digital photography to help guests capture the diverse wildlife and remarkable landscapes. From distant sightings onboard to landings ashore. Robin West is a veteran of more than 40 Antarctic voyages and led the expedition team during Seabourn’s first Antarctic season in 2013.

Antarctica is the Earth’s southernmost continent, no one permanently lives there, but up to 5000 people reside throughout the year at various research stations, and of course the occasional expedition vessel sails through. The region offers striking landscapes and abundant wildlife including: penguins, seals and whales. During your voyage, there will be ample opportunities to explore the region as you make a Zodiac landing in Antarctica each day.

Don’t forget to pack properly for your Antarctica expedition voyage! We recommend taking a pair of binoculars, spare camera batteries (the low temperatures can drain the batteries very quickly), extra pairs of gloves and the necessary equipment and accessories to keep your camera lens clean. After all, this region must be captured on film, so you can share its beauty and wildlife with friends and family back at home.

Antarctica and Patagonia with Seabourn

Antarctica Voyages Aboard Seabourn Quest

Departing Buenos Aires on 29 November 2014 for 21-nights

Itinerary: Buenos Aires | Montevido, Uruguay | At Sea x2 | Port Stanley, Falkland Islands | At Sea | Cruising Antarctica x5 | Cruising Cape Horn | Ushuaia, Argentina | Cruising Beagle Channel | At Sea | Cruising Cockburn Channel | Strait of Magellan | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Cruising Canal Sarmiento | Amalia Glacier | Chilean Fjords | Puerto Chacabuco, Chile | Cruising Gulf of Corcovado | Castro, Chiloe Island, Chile | Cruising Reloncavi Sound | Puerto Montt, Chile | At Sea | Valparaiso, Chile

Departing Valparaiso on 20 December 2014 for 24-nights

Itinerary: Valparaiso, Chile | At Sea | Cruising Reloncavi Sound | Puerto Montt, Chile | Cruising Gulf of Corcovado | Castro, Chiloe Island, Chile | Puerto Chacabuco, Chile | Chilean Fjords | Amalia Glacier | Cruising Canal Sarmiento | Strait of Magellan | Cruising Cockburn Channel | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Glacier Alley | Cruising Beagle Channel | Ushuaia, Argentina | Cruising Cape Horn | Cruising Antarctica x 5 | At Sea x2 | Grytviken, South Georgia (overnight in port) | At Sea x3 | Montevido, Uruguay | Buenos Aires

Departing Buenos Aires on 13 January 2015 for 21-nights

Itinerary: Buenos Aires | Montevido, Uruguay | At Sea x2| Port Stanley, Falkland Islands | At Sea | Cruising Antarctica x5 | Cruising Cape Horn | Ushuaia, Argentina | Cruising Beagle Channel | Glacier Alley | Cruising Cockburn Channel | Strait of Magellan | Punta Arenas, Chile | Cruising Canal Sarmiento | Amalia Glacier | Chilean Fjords | Puerto Chacabuco, Chile | Cruising Gulf of Corcovado | Castro, Chiloe Island, Chile | Cruising Reloncavi Sound | Puerto Montt, Chile | At Sea | Valparaiso, Chile

Departing Valparaiso on 3 February 2015 for 21-nights*

Itinerary: Valparaiso, Chile | At Sea | Cruising Reloncavi Sound | Puerto Montt, Chile | Cruising Gulf of Corcovado | Castro, Chiloe Island, Chile | Puerto Chacabuco, Chile | Chilean Fjords | Amalia Glacier | Cruising Canal Sarmiento | Strait of Magellan | Cruising Cockburn Channel | Punta Arenas, Chile | Glacier Alley | Cruising Beagle Channel | Ushuaia, Argentina | Cruising Cape Horn | Cruising Antarctica x5 | At Sea | Port Stanley, Falkland Islands | At Sea x2 | Montevido, Uruguay | Buenos Aires.

*This voyage can also be taken as a 41-night option – South American & Antarctica Exploration.

All of the above sailings are available to book now. For further information regarding cruises in Antarctica and Patagonia with Seabourn Cruises – or to find out about our latest fares and special offers – please call on of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.

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