This stunning 10 night voyage to the great white continent is an incredible opportunity to enjoy an encounter with the protagonists of the famous ‘March of the Penguins’ documentary. Cross the Drake Passage before being welcomed by huge tabular icebergs as you sail into the Weddell Sea on your way to Snow Hill Island.
The captain will do his utmost to position the ship as close as possible to allow ship-to-shore helicopter transfers to gain access to the Emperor Penguin Rookery. An extraordinary journey aboard the M/V Ortelius, accompanied by an expert expedition team, you will experience spectacular excursions and amazing landscapes in some of the best Antarctica has to offer.
What makes this trip extraordinary?
- Explore Antarctica on the Weddell Sea side of the peninsula.
- The use of helicopters on the shop to reach the Emperor penguin colony, also offering an aerial view of the great white continent.
- Fantastic wildlife viewing including chinstrap and Gentoo penguins, elephant and Weddell seals.
- Cross the famous Drake Passage, with an array of seabirds following in your wake.