Journey on an expedition to Antarctica, the ‘Last Great Wilderness’ on Earth with Robert Swan. Robert is one of the world’s greatest living explorers and the first person in history to trek to both the North and South Poles.
Explore the magnificent 7th Continent as you hike up the icy landscape alongside curious resident penguins.
Observe the massive icebergs and glaciers on this Antarctica cruise, as well as the abundance of Antarctic wildlife including whales, penguins, and seals as we cruise through the icy waters in Zodiac boats.
Travel through Neptune’s Bellows and step into the deep-rooted whaling history of the famed Deception Island as you witness the ancient volcanic formations around you.
Feel the exhilaration as you leap into the sub-freezing waters during the world-famous Polar Plunge.
Sample Daily Itinerary Overview (Days 1 – 7)
**DUE TO WEATHER AND SEA CONDITIONS, THE DAILY ITINERARY COULD CHANGE FROM WHAT IS OUTLINED BELOW
DAY 1 – Ushuaia, Argentina
Welcome to Ushuaia! This port city and Antarctica adventure hub will be our point of disembarkation. Join us on our welcome orientation and meet your fellow explorers.
DAY 2 – Ushuaia, Argentina
In the morning, we tour the city and the storied prison of this former penal colony which is followed by several important briefings and an equipment check. Afterwards, the advent of our Antarctica expedition is upon us as Robert Swan & Barney Swan mesmerize us with their tales of Antarctic polar exploration.
DAY 3 – Set Sail for the Antarctic
As you travel through the Beagle Channel, observe the picturesque glaciers and rocky isles. While adjusting to life at sea, ponder the importance of our mission to save the planet from climate change.
DAY 4 – Drake Passage
The Drake Passage is the gateway for an Antarctica expedition. As we sail through, you’ll have the opportunity to “turn the Horn” while listening to tales of Robert Swan’s Antarctic exploration. Enjoy the splendors of our world-class ship as we make our way to Antarctica.
DAY 5 – Drake Passage
The last pristine landscape on Earth awaits your arrival. Growing ever close to your destination, think back to the great explorers of history as you follow in their footsteps. Be on the lookout for wildlife, icebergs, and the first sighting of this ice-covered continent.
DAY 6 – Crystal Sound, Fish Islands, & Prospect Point
We’ve finally made it to Antarctica! Journey to our first destination, Crystal Sound. This location is purely stunning with its ice-covered water and untouched aura. Next, we’ll stop at near the Fish Islands – known for their colonies of penguins and interesting wildlife. Finally, head to Prospect Point for incredible views of the landscape.
DAY 7 – South of the Circle & The Gullet
Today, we continue south. For a once-in-a-lifetime Antarctica adventure, we look to cross the Antarctic Circle. Peaks rise out of the ice as we travel through the narrow channel called The Gullet. Truly magnificent backdrops surround you. Be on the lookout for Antarctic wildlife. Consider the journey we’ve embarked on, following in the path of the world’s greatest Antarctic explorers.