Luxury Holidays to Antarctica 2014, 2015 with A&K

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Antarctica's magical aesthetic of snowy expanses and towers of ice plunging into the deep blues and greens of the bitter Southern Ocean symbolises one of our planet's last remaining natural frontiers -an isolated, untamed wilderness that is begging to be explored. To Captain Cook, Antarctica was merely "a land doomed by nature to an everlasting frigidness", which he deemed unworthy of exploring. How wrong he was. The impenetrability which he encountered is precisely what makes The White Continent special. Covering over five million square miles of the coldest and driest place on Earth, Antarctica's hostility and isolation have left it virtually untouched by humans, and as such has enabled it to protect an array of wildlife, making it possibly the finest place in the world to observe animals in their natural habitat. Our trips (link to new page) to the furthest point south will take you to the most far-flung reaches of the Antarctic Peninsula: vast colonies of penguins and seabirds;hanging ice cliffs;stately icebergs and calving glaciers;and the incredible adventures of Shackleton and Charcot. Visit the scantily populated, wildlife-rich islands of the Falklands and historic South Georgia, where you'll follow in Sir Ernest Shackleton's footsteps, gaining an in-depth understanding of the incredibly varied landscapes and the areas surprising history. The Southern Ocean's stunning scenery is home to equally extraordinary, unique wildlife. From Arctic tern to Antarctic shag, elephant seal to humpback whale, and of course, the penguins, the barren wastes of the Polar Regions are replete with wildlife, despite the punishing climate.

Antarctica with A&K

You're heading to earth's last frontier - a thrilling, impossibly photogenic adventure to Antarctica's icebergs, glacier-carved coves and snow-kissed mountains, ringed by freezing ocean. But visiting the pristine White Continent doesn't mean skimping on comfort. Each year Abercrombie & Kent charter the sleek, contemporary Le Boreal and Le Lyrial  for 4 itineraries covering Family adventure, Photographic Expeditions and Climate Change. Each itinerary gives you the opportunity to experience the continent in a unique way with unparalleled experts, covering a blend of luxury, adventure and experience with A&K having more than 25 years of safe operations and each expedition team member having over 17 years of experience. Please have a look through our Abercrombie & Kent Antarctica Cruises  to see the A&K difference.We also work with other top suppliers in the area such as the Sea Explorer  and Antarctica XXI but our flagship for experiencing the continent is our own Abercrombie & Kent Antarctica Cruises


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Fly to

Buenos Aires - British Airways or Iberia (via Madrid) and onwards to Ushuaia

flying time

14 hours to Buenos Aires

time difference

GMT -3 hours

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area

Weather

The months that visits are feasible are the austral summer months of November to March, when daily temperatures average from -4°C to 7°C.

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Antarctica Offers

Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia, Antarctica

Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia, Antarctica

Early Booking Discount - Save up to £2020pp
Book our Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia trip on the 11th or 17th December 2016 and the 15th January 2017 departures to receive the discount. Must be booked by the 31st July 2016.  Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply

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Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

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Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia

Nights: 19 | from £14,660pp

This 20 night voyage will see you visit the wind-swept Falklands, wildlife-rich South Georgia and the great White Continent, Antarctica. Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

Adventure & Culture | Cruising

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Classic Antarctica 2016/17

Nights: 14 | from £10,300pp

Experience unrivalled luxury on board Le Lyrial on an epic 15 day voyage, with on board wildlife experts to help you navigate the Frozen Continent. Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

Adventure & Culture | Cruising

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An A&K voyage to Antarctica offers an opportunity to experience the world's most pristine region at its very best especially while on board the comfortable...Find out more

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Hebridean Sky

Hebridean Sky offers three different itineraries to explore the great beauty of The Antarctic as well as offering adventure options for travellers who...Find out more

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Le Boreal

Antarctica

For those dreaming of genuine adventure, Antarctica has long been considered the last frontier. This pristine landscape of mountains and glaciers remains...Find out more

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Antarctica XXi

Antarctica is a trip of a lifetime without question, to be able to fly over the Drake that can take over 4 days to navigate by boat maximising the time...Find out more

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Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia, Antarctica

Antarctica

Early Booking Discount - Save up to £2020pp
Book our Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia trip on the 11th or 17th December 2016 and the 15th January 2017 departures to receive the discount. Must be booked by the 31st July 2016.  Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply

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