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Antarctic Dream

Antarctica is the last frontier, the white continent, the most virgin, nature and pristine place where you can stay. There is no chance of describe the feeling and emotion you will get if you take a cruise like this. Everything is marvelous: the landscape, the wind, wildlife, fauna, birds, whales, etc. Everything together during 11 days is out of anything you can image. The cruise is a ship that was reconditioned with the best technology available, so the trip will be safe with the best service maybe you can lookfor in this kind of trip. Come to see by yourself what Antarctica has for you.

Cabins: The M/V Antarctic Dream has 39 double cabins and 4 decks.
All cabins consider: Private Bathroom, Closed TV Circuit, Music, Individual / Central Heating, International Telephone connection, Wardrobe


  • Double Cabin
    Amundsen Deck
    94 feet2
    Shower
    Queen or twin bed
    Double Superior Cabin
    Schackleton Deck
    98 feet2
    Shower
    Queen or twin beds
    1 window
    Suite Cabin
    Piloto Pardo Deck
    140 feet2
    Shower
    Tub and 3 windows
    Queen and Twin Beds
    Suite Cabin
    Cape Horn Deck
    159 feet2
    Tub and 7 windows
    Queen beds
     

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Ushuaia, Argentina
    The adventure begins in Ushuaia. At 14:30 check in at Albatros Hotel in Ushuaia
  • Day 2 a 3: Drake Passage (Paso Drake)
    During the navigation through the famous Drake Passage you will notice several seabirds as the wandering albatrosses, that will escort the vessel, crossing this passage named in honour to Sir Francis Drake, the 16th-century English navigator. The sailing will continue towards the Antarctic Convergence, a biological barrier where cold polar waters sink beneath the warmer waters of the more temperate zone.
  • Day 4: King George Island (Isla Rey Jorge)
    The first step in the route to the Antarctica (or Antartida) will be King George Island, the island of the South Shetlands. First exploration in Potter Bay. In the afternoon navigation until Aitcho Island, where you will have the second exploration. Continue crossing the Bransfield and Gerlache Straits to enter Andvord Bay where you will visit Neko Bay.
  • Day 5: Antarctic Peninsula (Península Antartica) & Neko Bay
    In the morning, the scenario you will see is outstanding. Mountains, ice and snow. You are in Antarctica!. During all your stay you will have the chance of watching a see wide variety of native wildlife: cape petrel, the skuas, blue-eyed shags, gulls. You will never forget the first time you see orcas or mink or humpback orcas. If you are lucky, they will "dance" near the Cruise during all the time you want to. Near the friendly ping√ins will run and jump playing with the enemy (the orcas). The first landing in the Antartica in the Continent will be in Neko Bay, discovered by Adiran de Gerlache. Then you will land on Port Lockroy.
  • Day 6: Pleneau - Petermann Island
    Sailing in the beautiful and narrow Lemaire Channel whose high, sheer cliffs suggest that no passage could be found. After passing the Lemaire Channel, you will disembark in, according many people, one of the most beautiful places in the World: the Peterman Island. Here you will visit a colony of adelei penguins.
  • Day 7: Paradise Bay - Cuverville Island
    The last southern point in this voyage is Petermann Island. But don't worry, the adventure goes on!. Today in the morning you will disembark on Paradise Bay. Later afternoon, explore Cuverville Island, where you will find the largest colony of Gentoo penguins and skuas. This rocky island is on the north side of the Errera Channel, between Ronge Island and the Arctowski Peninsula.
  • Day 8: Deception Island - Whaler's Bay -Pendulum Cove
    In the morning, sailing to Deception Island the largest active volcano in the area. Disembark in Whaler's Bay and Pendulum Cove where you can live the unique experience of swimming in this water. In the afternoon we will disembark at Hannah Point (Livingstone Island). This is one of the best places in the Antarctic to see fauna and we should see Gentoo penguins, giant petrels, Wilson petrels and skuas.
  • Days 9 and 10: Drake Passage
    Today, we will leave the Antarctic and head north back across the Drake Passage. This is the perfect time to enjoy the delicious gastronomy on board as you return to Ushuaia.
  • Day 11: Ushuaia, Argentina
    After and early breakfast we will land at 9:00 am. Thus ends an incredible and unique expedition.

Departures


  • November 2009  7 17 27
    December 2009 7 18 28
    January 2010 7 17 28
    February 2010 8 18 28
    March 2010 10 20  


Rates & Season.
Rates are per passenger in American Dollars and include:

  • Accommodation according the selected cabin and deck
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner)
  • Use of library and fitness room and sauna
  • Lectures on board
  • Zodiac expedition
  • Medical attention on board
  • Gasoline tax of US$ 30 per passenger per day is not included in the rate
  • The excursions and day trips described in the itineraries can normally be, and are frequently, carried out. Without prejudice to the aforesaid, the Company reserve the right to reschedule shorten or alter all or part of itineraries and/or excursions without previous notice, in order to safeguard the well being and safety of passengers, preserve the environment or due to the extraordinary circumstances, acts of god or force majeure. In view of the same reasons, the hours of departure or arrival of the vessels may be subject to change.

  • High Season Rates 2009 - 2010 (December 20th to February 20th)
    Decks
    Cape Horn
    Piloto Pardo
    Schackleton
    Amundsen
    Single Cabin US$ 21.300 US$ 19.300 US$ 15.350 US$ 12.800
    Double Cabin US$ 14.200 US$ 12.900 US$ 10.200 US$ 8.550

    Regular Season Rates 2009 - 2010
    (from November 1st to December 20th & from February 20th to March 20th)
    Decks
    Cape Horn
    Piloto Pardo
    Schackleton
    Amundsen
    Single Cabin US$ 17.200 US$ 15.570 US$ 12.410 US$ 10.300
    Double Cabin US$ 11.450 US$ 10.450 US$ 8.250 US$ 6.900

Important

  • Normally, the information described in the itinerary is carried out. 
  • However, the Company reserves the right to change all or any part of the schedule without previous advice, to safeguard the well being and safety of passengers. 
  • Rates might change without previous notice
  • The cruise is not recommended for children under 14 years
  • Gasoline tax Gasoline tax of US$ 30 per passenger per day is not included in the rate
Cancellation Policies
If after confirming the cruise reservation, passengers need to cancel the services,
our company will charge the following amounts, according the dates prior to cruise departure. 
All cancellations must be sent via fax or email to our office:
100 days before cruise departure     U$ 700 per passenger
Between 100 and 0 days               No refund applied
We strongly recommend you to take a Travel Insurance

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