Destination Area: Ocean Crossings
Length: 21 NIGHTS
Vessel: Europa


Departs:

Ushuaia, Argentina on January 15, 2018

Returns:

Ushuaia, Argentina (return) on February 5, 2018


Call for fare information which includes all meals and soft drinks. Landing fee is approximately 196 Euros (+- $176.) Excluded is alcohol, ground transportation and travel.

Call for air.


For more information call us toll free at 1-877-882-4395.

ANTARCTICA EXPEDITION - SAILING ACROSS THE DRAKE PASSAGE BETWEEN THE ICEBERGS ON THE WAY TO THE SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS: 21 Night, Round Trip Voyage From Ushuaia, Argentine

The bark Europa is well known by blue water sailors. She has sailed in tall ships races in the Atlantic & Pacific oceans, and even in the Great Lakes ...

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  • Enjoy guided tours of nature's wonders
  • View humpback whales/ minky whales and even orca’s
  • Note the curiosity of sea creatures swimming alongside the ship
  • Observe steep glaciers and walls of ice with magical shapes and surreal colors
  • Take in the wonders of the world's most beautiful fjords and canals between mountains and glaciers
  • Experience the awe of enormous ice masses and geothermal warm water
  • Unbelievable bird-watching
  • Marine mammals cavorting including killer whales
  • Experience tranquility and excitement simultaneous. Sailing on the high sea will take awhile and you will be able to experience all the aspects of seaman’s life
  • Watch keeping
  • Climbing the masts and classic navigation crossing the famous Drake Channel.

Your Antarctica expeditions are voyages for the sailing and bird lovers, for photographers, artists or just nature admirers. The expeditions to Antarctica start from Ushuaia (Argentina), the most southern city in South America is located alongside the Beagle Channel. From here, the famous “Drake Passage” has to be crossed. On the way albatrosses and storm birds will accompany the ship to the Antarctic paradise.

In the Antarctic waters, the bark EUROPA will anchor in sheltered bays every day. The crew will bring groups ashore in the dinghies to see glaciers, mosses and lichens, seals, birds and penguin colonies. Visitors on shore will often be welcomed by thousands of different kinds of penguins. A professional guide will give information about the flora and fauna. He will explain for example where to find bird and sea elephant colonies and he will give advice about what to do to not disturb the unspoiled scenery.

19 Days at Sea


Antarctic Stations
Stations are temporary quarters for research scientists who monitor the flow and melting of Arctic ice.

Antarctic Protective Coves
You will encounter the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula and the surrounding islands and protective coves and waterways. Glide around enormous tabular icebergs by Zodiac, walk along beaches covered with thousands of penguins, and kayak amid abundant marine life.

Ushuaia, Argentina (return)
Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, is the southernmost city in the world, and the principal gateway to Antarctica. The city is surrounded by coastal forests and by mountains of the Andes. Directly on the Beagle Channel (named after Darwin's expedition ship), Ushuaia is about 600 miles across the Drake Channel from the Antarctic peninsula.

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