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Embark on a trip of a lifetime and experience the enthralling Antarctica. With fascinating wildlife, thrilling Zodiac rides, unparalleled glacial scenery – this breathtaking world of white and blue will leave you awestruck.

Antarctica is the fifth largest, coldest and driest continent on Earth, and Intrepid is offering travellers the opportunity to observe the abundance of wildlife it has to offer from the comfort of their expedition vessel, but also to gain inspirational insights from a dedicated and knowledgeable crew. Get up close to Antarctic penguins and seals as they welcome you ashore, take regular zodiac excursions with your expert expedition team, visit the stunning Lemeire Channel and Neko Bay and more.

Travel to the end of the earth and explore the vast wilderness of the great white continent on one of the following incredible Antarctic Expeditions.

ANTARCTIC EXPEDITIONS

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Antarctica Explorer  Explore the Antarctica Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
11 days from $9,999*pp
Experience an adventure tour of Antarctica and explore the unique conditions at the end of the Earth. Embark from Ushuaia, travelling through the Drake Passage to the South Shetland Islands to see the incredible landscapes created by the Antarctic climate. See multiple species of playful penguins, the imposing and graceful frames of Antarctica’s whales and a frenzy of feeding birdlife. Benefit from the navigational expertise and local knowledge of a professional crew and make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime experience to Antarctica to see the exotic, alien nature of this frozen world for yourself.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • Journey through the historic Beagle Channel, looking out for rare birdlife from deck with the help of your expedition team
  • Get up close to an incredible range of wildlife, such as minke, humpback and orca whales or gentoo, Adelie and chinstrap penguins
  • Few people ever get the opportunity to set foot on the Great White Continent, but you’ll be one of the
  • A diversity of possible landing sites and activities allows you to see the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula from multiple perspectives
  • Optional activities such as sea kayaking or polar ice camping on selected voyages can take your adventure to the next level. Book early, as these sell out fast
  • A polar plunge in the Antarctic sea is the most invigorating swim you’re ever likely to take

Includes:

  • Transportation onboard the Ocean Endeavour
  • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners
  • Transport – interconnecting planes, expedition ship and zodiac
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Photography Series: Antarctic Explorer Meet the wildlife of the Great White Continent and capture them on film with the help of a photography expert
11 days from $10,400* pp
Crossing the Drake Passage and sailing out to the Antarctic Peninsula, this expedition puts you right amongst the wildlife of the White Continent. Exploring by Zodiac, visit the bays, channels and open water that elusive leopard seals, colonies of gentoo, Adelie and chinstrap penguins, and humpback whales call home. Capture this incredible experience on film under the close guidance of an onboard photography expert.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • Take the best possible photos of the remote landscapes and unique wildlife of the Atlantic Peninsula with the assistance of an onboard photography expert (suitable for non-photographers, too)
  • Learn about the unique history, geology and wildlife of the region from polar experts
  • With a professional photographer on-hand to provide guidance, you’ll be uniquely positioned to make the most of an opportunity few people get to experience: setting foot on the Great White Continent
  • Photograph beaches teeming with thousands of king penguins in some of the largest rookeries in the world
  • A diversity of possible landing sites and activities allows you to see the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula from multiple perspectives
  • Take a refreshing ‘polar plunge’ in the icy sea and experience the ultimate in Antarctic weather
  • Optional activities such as sea kayaking among seals and icebergs can take your adventure to the next level. Book early, as these sell out fast
  • See abundant species of whales, seabirds, seals and penguins on regular Zodiac excursions, camera at the ready

Includes:

  • Transportation onboard the Ocean Adventurer
  • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners
  • Transport – expedition cruise ships and zodiac
  • Accommodation – expedition cruise ship for 9 nights, hotel 1 night
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Antarctic Peninsula, Falkland Islands & South Georgia Journey to unforgettable Antarctica via the Falkland and South Georgia islands
20 days from $16,250* pp
Experience an adventure tour of Antarctica and explore the unique conditions at the end of the Earth. Embark from Ushuaia and travel through the Beagle Channel to the Falkland Islands, where a treasure trove of bird life and cheeky penguins put on a show on the rocky shores. Then head through the Antarctic Convergence on the way to South Georgia, and get your first taste of Antarctic life on this remote island made famous by Shackleton. Incredible icy bays, abandoned whaling stations and an abundance of noisy wildlife are just some of the sights to greet you before sailing further along the Antarctic Peninsular to spend days exploring the area on zodiacs, witnessing ethereal icebergs and soaking in the incredible landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica. Benefit from the navigational expertise and local knowledge of a professional crew and make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • Your voyage at sea brings new experiences every day. Cross the wild and wintry Drake Passage, pass between blue-tinged icebergs and explore the coastlines of a multitude of contrasting islands
  • Daily Zodiac trips along the Antarctic Peninsula, in the Falklands and on South Georgia Island provide unequalled encounters with nature. See thousands of penguins in their natural habitat, elephant and fur seals lining beaches and various species of whales
  • The Falkland Islands are a haven for birdwatchers. Search for petrels, cormorants and Black-browed albatross before heading to the pub to rub shoulders with friendly locals in Port Stanley
  • Discover the old abandoned whaling station of Griytviken in South Georgia, paying your respects at the grave of the explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Optional activities such as sea kayaking can take your adventure to the next level. Book early, as these sell out fast

Includes:

  • Transportation onboard the Ocean Endeavour
  • 19 breakfasts, 17 lunches and 18 dinners
  • Transport – expedition cruise ship, interconnecting planes and zodiac
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Antarctic Explorer from Ushuaia Head to Antarctica on an adventure to explore the frozen continent
12 days from $11,400* pp
Experience an adventure tour of Antarctica and explore the unique conditions at the end of the Earth. Embark from Tierra Del Fuego and travel through the Beagle Channel and Drake Passage to the South Shetland Islands to see the incredible landscapes created by the Antarctic climate. See multiple species of playful penguins, the imposing and graceful frames of Antarctica’s whales, and a frenzy of feeding birdlife. Benefit from the navigational expertise and local knowledge of a professional crew and make the most of a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Travel to Antarctica and see the exotic, alien nature of this frozen world for yourself.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • Begin your adventure in the Patagonian outpost of Ushuaia, often referred to as the ‘city at the end of the world’
  • Follow in the path of historic explorers, as you sail through the Beagle and Drake channels
  • Observe abundant species of whales, seabirds and seals on regular Zodiac excursions in the South Shetland Islands
  • Visit rookeries teeming with chinstrap penguins and hike up hills to enjoy 360 degree views of the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Optional activities such as sea kayaking or polar ice camping on selected voyages can take your adventure to the next level. Book early, as these sell out fast.

Includes:

  • Transportation onboard the Ocean Adventurer and World Explorer
  • 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners
  • Transport – expedition cruise ship and zodiac
  • Accommodation – expedition cruise ship for 10 nights, hotel 1 night
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Photography Series: Crossing the Antarctic Circle Sail deep into the Polar region and cross the Antarctic Circle accompanied by a professional photographer
14 days from $11,800* pp
If you make it to Antarctica, where few have ventured before, you’ll most certainly want the incredible photos to prove it. Journeying far into the wildlife-filled Polar region, daily Zodiac landings will bring you as close to the action as possible. What’s more, you’ll have the guidance of an on-board photography professional to ensure you capture each, unique moment.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  •  An onboard photography expert will inform and guide you to take the best possible photos of this once-in-a-lifetime trip (suitable for non-photographers too)
  • Encounter whales, seals and penguins on regular Zodiac excursions along the plunging coastline of the Antarctic Peninsula
  • On-board lectures by polar experts provide great insight into the unique history, geology and wildlife of the region
  • Few people ever get the opportunity to set foot on the Great White Continent, but you’ll be one of them
  • A diversity of possible landing sites and activities allows you to see the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula from multiple perspectives
  • This all-encompassing trip includes everything you need for peace of mind on your journey, such as pre-expedition hotel accommodation, transfers to and from your ship, full meals on-board, around the clock tea and coffee, waterproof expedition boots for shore landings (on loan) and emergency evacuation insurance.

Includes:

  • Transportation onboard the Ocean Diamond
  • 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 12 dinners
  • Transport – expedition cruise ship and zodiac
  • Accommodation – expedition cruise ship for 12 nights, hotel 1 night
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The Falklands and South Georgia Conquer the Great White Continent on a far-reaching expedition that goes beyond most Antarctic voyages
18 days from $17,900* pp
Reaching Antarctica is the ultimate achievement so if you have the time, you’ll want to explore comprehensively. Spanning 23 days, this extensive expedition brings you further south than most Antarctic voyages, taking in the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island, the South Shetland Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula. You’ll cross the Antarctic Circle and the Drake Passage, tour historic landing sites, and bear witness to wildlife and landscapes not found anywhere else.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • Sail the historic Beagle Channel, spotting seldom-seen seabirds and magnificent whales with the help of wildlife experts.
  • Experience a unique opportunity to see the Sub Antarctic islands from several different perspectives by Zodiac and land, seeing frozen peaks, icebergs and glaciers rarely seen by others.
  • Uncover the fascinating histories, rich wildlife and incredible landscapes of the far-flung Falkland and South Georgia islands.
  • Ramp up your adventure by taking part in sea kayaking. Due to high popularity, be sure to book in advance.

Includes:

  • Transportation onboard the Ocean Adventurer
  • 17 breakfasts, 15 lunches and 16 dinners
  • Transport – expedition cruise ship and zodiac
  • Accommodation – expedition cruise ship for 16 nights, hotel 1 night


TRAVEL DATES

Travel dates vary for these expeditions.

Please speak to your Travel Partners travel expert for specific departure dates.

FLIGHTS

Speak to your Travel Partners expert about partnering flights with these expeditions.

Safe travels from Travel Partners Australia ✈️

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Terms and conditions: *Prices are per person. Offer valid for new bookings only when booked before 30 April 2018, unless sold out prior. All savings and bonus nights (if applicable) are included in the advertised price. Available for departures from November 2018 to March 2019. Not combinable with any other promotion, except Quark’s Shackleton Club loyalty programme. Applies to voyage only and not applicable on Ocean Endeavour transfer package, land-based programmes, Adventure options, pre or post hotel accommodation, pre or post voyage tours, insurance, flights or group bookings. Intrepid has the right to limit or withdraw the promotion at any time. Excludes triple cabins, owners suites on all ships and single cabins on the Ocean Endeavour. General: Prices correct from publication but is subject to change at the discretion of the tour operator and may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Limited availability in peak periods. All offers and prices are subject to availability and can change without notice. Amounts payable to third parties not included. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Cancellation and change fees will apply. Booking may be subject to compulsory credit card fees and service charges. Other conditions apply. Travel Partners Australia reserve the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. ff681d

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