2024.25 Antarctic Explorer

Itinerary

DAYS 3 & 4 | CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE Your days at sea are filled with presentations led by your Expedition Team on photography, wildlife, glaciology, and history. In between presentations, spend time on deck looking for wildlife, or chatting with your shipmates over a drink at the bar. DAYS 5–8 | SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS AND ANTARCTIC PENINSULA The most common reaction upon reaching the 7th Continent is a sense of reverence and awe. The experience is beyond words, since few places are as untouched and enduring as Antarctica. You will begin to appreciate why this region has long captivated the attention of explorers and travelers alike. Every time we visit Antarctica, we witness

DAY 1 | ARRIVE IN USHUAIA, ARGENTINA You will begin your journey in Ushuaia, a small but bustling port town at the tip of South America. This Argentine town is an ideal gateway for you to explore the southern extent of Patagonia while preparing for your adventure ahead. Enjoy the mountains or sample handcrafted chocolate at a café in town. DAY 2 | EMBARK Embarkation will occur in the late afternoon, after which your vessel will sail down the historic Beagle Channel, which transects the Tierra del Fuego archipelago in the extreme south of South America. Expect an air of anticipation as you depart—the next time you see land, you’ll be on the world’s most southern continent!

Buenos Aires

Santiago

ARGENTINA

CHILE

Atlantic Ocean

Ushuaia

Punta Arenas

South Shetland Islands

Drake Passage

Anvers Island

Lemaire Channel

Weddell Sea

Antarctic Peninsula

ANTARCTIC EXPLORER Discovering the 7th Continent On board the Ocean Adventurer or World Explorer

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