Best of Antarctica - Whale Journey

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Saturday 1 7-28 February 2024

Ushuaia,  Argentina

15 plus your WEA guides

For all fitness levels

$15,990

per person

Women Embrace Adventure has partnered with Chimu Adventures

to bring you an Antarctic adventure of a lifetime!

Antarctica is one of the most extraordinary places on our planet. The wildlife and landscapes experienced present life in their rawest form. It is wild, remote and heartbreakingly beautiful. But most importantly, Antarctica is pristine - a natural reserve devoted to peace and science and offers the lucky few who visit the guaranteed experience of a lifetime!

Set sail in search of the giants of the Southern Ocean on this voyage of discovery to the spectacular frozen continent of Antarctica. Brave the formidable Drake Passage and have your camera ready for albatross and petrels as they soar and swoop around the ship; keep your eyes peeled for a silhouette and unmistakable breach.  Awe-inspiring scenery, calving glaciers and ice-filled channels await and provide a perfect backdrop as you explore by zodiac the ice-filled bays bringing you closer to the magnificent migrating mammals. Take a step on the continent and spot seals lazing along the shores and walk among penguin rookeries.  Onboard, enjoy optional activities, lectures presented by resident polar experts and state-of-the-art wellness and fitness facilities. There is no better way to discover the majestic beauty of the Antarctic peninsula and its largest inhabitants.

 

Highlights:

  • In just under two weeks you will experience the world’s most remote wilderness: the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands.

  • Marvel at imposing mountain ranges, beautifully sculpted icebergs, calving glaciers, and ice-filled channels.

  • Witness an incredible abundance of Minke, Southern Right and Humpback whales as these serene marine mammals migrate to Antarctica to feed on krill each year.

  • Ushuaia, the southernmost city of the world, is a highlight in itself as it is located in the dramatic landscape of Tierra del Fuego.

  • Experience daily Zodiac excursions and onshore landings and personalise your expedition with our wide range of paid adventure options during your voyage such as Kayaking and Day Paddle, Camping, Photography and Snowshoeing.

  • Benefit from a variety of onboard activities including educational lectures on history, geology and ecology and participate in our Citizen Science Program, all led by our expert Expedition Team.

  • Enjoy the Ocean Endeavour’s amenities including Aurora lounge, sun deck, Polaris Restaurant, bar, Polar Library, saltwater pool, jacuzzi, gym, spa and sauna.

Whats included:

  • All meals onboard the Ocean Endeavour including snacks

  • Onboard lecture program from Expedition Team and Naturalists

  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruising (except paid adventure options that have an additional cost)

  • Use of rubber boots on land and waterproof outer shell jacket

  • Insulated inner jacket, yours to keep at the end of your voyage

  • Transfer from Ushuaia airport to hotel (Day 1)

  • Pre-night hotel accommodation with breakfast (all twin share)

  • Transfer from hotel accommodation to the Ocean Endeavour for embarkation

  • Comfortable Twin share cabin with window on board Ocean Endeavor

  • 8 staff to 1 guest ratio onboard 

  • Transfer to Ushuaia airport on return to port

  • All port taxes

  • Use of onboard gym, sauna, pool, jacuzzi and yoga

  • 2 WEA hosts to ensure you have everything you need and this is indeed a trip of a lifetime

  • WEA goodie bag – always a hit and a WEA trip wouldn’t be the same without them

  • Welcome team dinner in Ushuaia

  • Welcome cocktail deck party on the Ocean Endeavour on first night

  • Team Zodiacs for land excursions

  • One day Kayaking excursion

  • Celebration dinner on last night on board the Ocean Endeavour