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12 days Scenic Eclipse in Antarctica

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At the base of the globe, the Antarctic Peninsula is a land of white icescapes, towering peaks and protected channels. Home to an abundance of wildlife with vast populations of penguins, seals and whales, the region offers a feast for the senses and a once in a lifetime chance to witness an outstanding range of biodiversity that few have experienced before.

Discover areas largely untouched by humans, a pristine wonderland where the natural world thrives. Mega yacht SCENIC ECLIPSE offers the chance to explore this remote landscape in depth. Wake up to icebergs floating past and spend your days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and surrounding islands by Zodiac, kayak, helicopter and submarine, all with the help of a team of expert guides.

WHY VISIT?

  • Deep sea exploration
  • Educational
  • Stunning views
  • Wildlife

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day One ushuaia

Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina – recognised as the southernmost city in the world – where your crew will warmly greet you as you board SCENIC ECLIPSE. Settle in and get acquainted with the wealth of luxury amenities on board before toasting the start of your voyage while your Captain introduces your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel, where you can admire stunning views of the Andean mountains of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private veranda.

Day Two - Three ushuaia to antarctic peninsula

Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of SCENIC ECLIPSE as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula. Join your team of expert guides in the state-of-the-art theatre for a presentation on your upcoming adventures. Explore the extensive range of dining options and take time for some pampering at the spa. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula.

Day Four antarctic peninsula

A range of exploration options are now available and the Antarctic Peninsula is yours to discover. Your experienced Discovery Team Leaders, who have made countless journeys to Antarctica, will use their expertise to design your adventures. There are endless opportunities to explore with 18-20 hours of daylight.

Day Five - Eight antarctic peninsula

Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals, kayak around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below. Your expert Captain and crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways which may include traversing the stunning 11-kilometre-long Lemaire Channel, where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage.

Day Nine antarctic peninsula

Megayacht amongst the ice

Visit a working scientific base and discuss life in the Antarctic with the staff. If conditions are right in late February and March, you will have the chance to cross the Antarctic Circle at latitude 66°33’ South.

Day Ten - 11 antarctic peninsula to ushuaia

Bid farewell to this land of stunning scenery and adventure and depart for Argentina. Make the most of the outstanding facilities on your two-day journey back to Ushuaia.

Day Twelve ushuaia

Enjoy your final breakfast on board, then disembark in Ushuaia. Take the chance to explore the unique city before continuing your onward journey.

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