HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FROZEN CONTINENT WITH HURTIGRUTEN

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See the highlights of the frozen continent on this 14 night fly, cruise & stay package aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen. Your adventure starts in Buenos Aires with a pre-cruise stay where you can spend your evening at leisure discovering the ‘Paris of South America’ for yourself. Be transferred to the airport for your flight to Ushuaia where you will embark MS Fridtjof Nansen & set sail on your Antarctica voyage. Sail across the Drake Passage before arriving at the most remote destination on Earth, Antarctica! The places you will visit are serene and offer opportunities to observe different types of Antarctic wildlife, including penguin colonies, seals, whales, glaciers, icebergs in every shape and colour, whaling stations and scientific stations. The activities on offer are exciting and varied. One day you will go ashore to see penguins and hear the crackling sounds of glaciers. The next day, you may get to feel the wind as you cruise amid the sea ice, looking for seals. Another day you may choose optional kayaking or a walk. Conclude your voyage in Ushuaia with a flight to Buenos Aires where you will enjoy a 3 night Buenos Aires Essentials Tour. Your tour includes 3 nights accommodation with breakfast, a classic city tour, tango show with dinner & private return transfers with a guide so you are bound to have a memorable experience

Departure date: 7 December 2020
Embark port: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cruise line: Hurtigruten
Ship: Fridtjof Nansen

ITINERARY: Buenos Aires (overnight), Ushuaia, Drake Passage (overnight), Antarctica Peninsula (4 nights), Drake Passage (overnight),
Ushuaia, Buenos Aires

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PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Return economy class airfare to Buenos Aires#
  • One hotel night in Buenos Aires before the voyage
  • Ship Operated Transfer Hotel to Airport in Buenos Aires
  • Return economy class airfare from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
  • Ship Operated Transfer Airport to Ship in Ushuaia
  • 10 night Highlights of the Frozen Continent cruise round trip from Ushuaia onboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • All meals including beverages (ship beer and wine, sodas and mineral water in all restaurants)
  • Coffee and tea included throughout the day
  • Early riser and afternoon treat offered in addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Free Wi-fi on board for all guests. Be aware that when sailing in remote areas there will be limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • No gratuities expected onboard
  • Ship Operated Transfer Ship to Airport in Ushuaia
  • Transfer Buenos Aires airport to hotel#
  • 3 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires including breakfast#
  • Sightseeing tour of the Buenos Aires, the so-called “Paris of South America#
  • Evening night out a the tango. Enjoy a 3-course dinner at Cafe de Angelitos and one of the best shows in town
  • Transfer hotel to Buenos Aires airport#
  • Airport taxes#, Port charges and government fees

fr  $12,699* per person, twin share ex Sydney/Melbourne/Adelaide in a Polar Outside Cabin

fr $12,739* per person, twin share ex Brisbane in a Polar Outside Cabin

fr $12,789* per person, twin share ex Perth in a Polar Outside Cabin

Other departure dates available including
07NOV20 – 17NOV20 – 27NOV20 – 17DEC20 – 27DEC20 – 06JAN21 – 16JAN21- Cruise, air and land surcharges may apply to other dates

Departures from other cities available – enquire!

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Offer Ends: 13 Dec 2019 or until Sold Out

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TOUR DETAILS

Pre-Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity
07/12/20 Fly Australia to Buenos Aires, own way to hotel
Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
07/12/20 Buenos Aires, Argentina Hotel
08/12/20 Buenos Aires, Argentina Flight to Ushuaia
08/12/20 Ushuaia, Argentina Embark
09/12/20 Drake Passage
10/12/20 Drake Passage
11/12/20 Antarctic Peninsula
12/12/20 Antarctic Peninsula
13/12/20 Antarctic Peninsula
14/12/20 Antarctic Peninsula
15/12/20 Antarctic Peninsula
16/12/20 Drake Passage
17/12/20 Drake Passage
18/12/20 Ushuaia, Argentina Disembark Flight to Buenos Aires
18/12/20 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Post-Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity
18/12/20 Transfer airport to Buenos Aires hotel
19/12/20 Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour
20/12/20 Dinner at Cafe de Angelitos and show
21/12/20 Transfer to airport, fly Buenos to Australia
22/12/20 Arrive Australia

Day 1 Buenos Aires – Hotel
Cultural and Cool
Your adventure starts with an overnight stay in Buenos Aires, the bustling capital of Argentina. Spend the evening at your leisure and discover “Paris of South America” on a warm spring/summer day, or extend your stay with an optional pre- and/or post-cruise Land Adventure to explore Wild Patagonia.

Day 2 Buenos Aires/Ushuaia – Flight & Embarkation
Tierra del Fuego
Fly early in the morning to Ushuaia, where MS Fridtjof Nansen awaits. Once onboard, we start our journey with a welcome dinner.

Day 3-4 Drake Passage – At sea
Crossing Drake Passage
Prepare yourself for Antarctica as we cross famed Drake Passage. MS Fridtjof Nansen is designed to make polar exploration a pleasure for all ages and learning levels. There will be lectures on the environment, films about Antarctica in the Science Center, and the ship offers a pool, hot tubs and a wellness center to enrich your journey.

Day 5-9 Antarctica
Welcome to the most remote area on Earth! Come ashore to explore breathtaking Antarctic scenery and encounter penguins. From on deck, there will be ample opportunities to sight whales and seals.

We always work with the elements in Antarctica, and intend to land on the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula.

The places we visit offer opportunities to discreetly observe different types of penguin colonies, seals, and whales, as well as see glaciers and icebergs in every shape and color. We also visit whaling stations and scientific facilities.

Our activities are varied and exciting. One day you might go ashore to see penguins and hear the ominous crackling of glacial ice. The next day, you may feel the wind on your face as we cruise amidst sea ice searching for seals. Another day may entail kayaking or a walk. Our onboard photographer will be on hand to show you the basics of expedition photography to capture these amazing experiences.

Day 10-11 Drake Passage – At sea
Heading back to civilization
After exploring this exhilarating continent, we set our course back to civilization. Spend the day at sea recapping your experiences, having fun in the Science Center or just relaxing on deck, spotting the many sea birds that follow our ship.

Day 12 Ushuaia/Buenos Aires – Disembarkation & Flight
The End of the Adventure
Our Antarctic expedition cruise ends as we reach Ushuaia, and we transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Buenos Aires.