Retracing Heroic Age Expeditions

Retracing Heroic Age Expeditions

Retracing Heroic Age Expeditions

$61,050 *pp
27 days
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Following in the wake of courageous pioneers, explore the southern seas, including the Ross Sea, a kingdom of prodigious wildlife.

Embark on an extraordinary Antarctic journey, sailing from New Zealand to Ushuaia aboard the remarkable ship, Le Commandant Charcot. Guided by esteemed guests Ian Dawson and Sue Flood, British Photo Ambassadors, this polar odyssey immerses you in the heart of ice-bound territories, echoing the spirit of pioneering explorers. From the expansive Ross Sea, the world's largest marine protected area, to the mythical allure of Adelie Land, Victoria Land, and Marie Byrd Land, the expedition offers a chance to witness prodigious wildlife and majestic landscapes. As you venture beyond the Antarctic Circle, contemplating icy cathedrals and untouched territories, you'll discover the essence of adventure and wonder in this unparalleled exploration before concluding your voyage in Tierra del Fuego.

Departs 6 February 2024
  • Lyttelton
  • Magnetic South Pole
  • Adélie Land
  • Victoria Land
  • The Ross Sea
  • Marie Byrd Land
  • Amundsen Sea
  • Peter I Island
  • Bellinghausen Sea
  • Charcot Island
  • Marguerite Bay
  • The Drake Passage
  • Ushuaia
  • Featured British Photo Ambassadors Ian Dawson and Sue Flood
  • Workshops, conferences and personalized advice to improve your photographic skills
  • History of the French and Australian conquests of the South Pole
  • Exploration of Adelie Land and the Dumont d’Urville scientific station
  • Attempt to reach the Magnetic South Pole
  • Outings and shore visits in a zodiac dinghy with a reinforced team of naturalist guides
  • See landscapes of ice shelves, surrealist glaciers, monumental icebergs
  • Spot wildlife like crabeater, Adelie penguins, humpback whales and orcas
  • Many activities inlcuding kayaking, hiking or snowshoeing
*Conditions apply: Prices are per person twin share in AUD unless otherwise specified. Prices are correct as at 28 Sep 2023 & subject to change without notice, availability at time of booking, currency fluctuations & changes to taxes/surcharges. The category of stateroom to which this price applies may no longer be available. Valid for sale until 20 Nov 23 for travel on 06 Feb 2024 unless sold out prior. The navigation will be determined by the type of ice we come across; as the fast ice must be preserved, we will take this factor into account from day to day in our itineraries. The sailing programme, outings, activities and observation of fauna cannot be guaranteed and are subject to weather and ice conditions. These experiences are unique and vary with each departure. The Captain and the Expedition Leader will make every effort to ensure that your experience is as rich as possible, while respecting safety instructions and regulations imposed by the IAATO. Prices do not include airfares & may vary due to currency fluctuations & changes to taxes & surcharges. Further terms & conditions including professional service fees apply.

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