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Incredible Antarctica Solo Cruise from £8,995

Experience the adventure of a lifetime with HX Hurtigruten Expeditions on an 11-night solo cruise to Antarctica.

Flying from the UK, you will arrive in Buenos Aires, where you’ll journey through the historic Drake Passage to the stunning icy wilderness of Antarctica. Spend four nights amidst breathtaking icebergs and unique wildlife, with daily excursions and activities included. This expedition offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore one of the most remote regions of the world in comfort and style.

All flights and transfers are included, along with an overnight stay in Buenos Aires. Enjoy daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus all-day coffee, tea, soft drinks, and more. With a range of activities and gratuities included, this voyage is the perfect chance to immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of Antarctica. Book now for a truly memorable adventure with HX Hurtigruten Expeditions.

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    Buenos Aires: Begin your adventure in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s vibrant capital. Explore the city’s rich culture, from the historic neighbourhoods of San Telmo and La Boca to the elegant Recoleta district. Enjoy world-class dining, tango performances, and visit iconic landmarks like the Casa Rosada and Teatro Colón. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and diverse attractions of this cosmopolitan city before your Antarctic voyage.

    Ushuaia: Board your expedition ship in Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city, known as the “End of the World.” Take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, forests, and the Beagle Channel. Explore the unique landscapes of Tierra del Fuego National Park, where you can hike through lush forests, spot native wildlife, and visit the scenic Lapataia Bay. Ushuaia offers a perfect blend of adventure and natural beauty, setting the stage for your Antarctic expedition.

    Drake Passage: Experience the iconic Drake Passage, a significant part of the Antarctic journey. During the crossing, participate in engaging onboard lectures and activities led by the Expedition Team. Learn about the history, wildlife, and environment of Antarctica while keeping an eye out for seabirds, such as albatrosses and petrels, and marine life like dolphins and whales. This dynamic sea route, known for its rich biodiversity, offers a fascinating introduction to the polar region.

    Antarctica: Spend several days exploring the awe-inspiring Antarctic Peninsula. Witness towering icebergs, pristine glaciers, and a diverse range of wildlife in their natural habitats. Enjoy landings, allowing you to set foot on the continent and experience its untouched beauty up close. Encounter colonies of penguins, including Gentoo, Chinstrap, and Adelie species. Observe seals lounging on ice floes and spot humpback, minke, and orca whales breaching the icy waters. Participate in thrilling activities such as kayaking, ice-cruising, and snowshoeing, all led by an expert Expedition Team. Engage in scientific research activities and attend educational lectures to deepen your understanding of this unique ecosystem and the impact of climate change. Antarctica promises a truly immersive and transformative experience.

    Return to Ushuaia and Buenos Aires: After your Antarctic adventure, sail back across the Drake Passage to Ushuaia. Disembark and enjoy a scenic flight back to Buenos Aires. Reflect on your incredible journey as you spend some additional time in Buenos Aires, soaking in the last moments of Argentine culture and hospitality before returning home.

    MS Roald Amundsen ship

    MS Roald Amundsen

     

    Experience the future of expedition cruising aboard the MS Roald Amundsen, a groundbreaking hybrid-powered ship. This vessel emphasises sustainability without compromising luxury, featuring spacious cabins, diverse dining options, and advanced amenities such as a wellness center, infinity pool, and an educational science center. Its innovative design minimises environmental impact while providing a comfortable and immersive experience.

    MS Fridtjof Nansen ship

    MS Fridtjof Nansen

     

    Sail on the MS Fridtjof Nansen, a modern hybrid-powered expedition ship built for eco-friendly exploration. Passengers enjoy stylish cabins, gourmet dining, and exceptional facilities, including a wellness area and panoramic lounges. The ship’s advanced technology ensures a sustainable journey, while the onboard science center and expert-led excursions offer deep insights into the polar regions.

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