Epic Antarctica: Semi-Circumnavigation

Departure: November 13, 2008
Rate Range: $19,900 to $36,900

In 2008, this 31-day adventure sails from the Antarctic Peninsula to Lyttelton, New Zealand via the Phantom Coast. Landings are planned in the Peninsula, Peter I Island, and Ross Island. The icebreaker will sail the Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas. En route, we plan to visit Emperor Penguin and Adelie Penguin rookeries, as well as some of the historic huts of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration. The Honourable Alexandra Shackleton, granddaughter of Sir Ernest Shackleton, will be the special guest aboard this expedition.

In 2009, This expedition will start in Santiago, Chile, with embarkation in Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas).

Expedition Summary

Day 1 Overnight Ushuaia in 2008 and Santiago, Chile in 2009
Day 2 Embarkation Day
Day 3-5 Drake Passage and South Shetland Islands.
Day 6-8 The Antarctic Peninsula
Day 9-10 The Phantom Coast.
Day 11-16 The Amundsen Sea
Day 17-18 Ross Ice Shelf.
Day 19-21 Ross Island and McMurdo Sound
Day 22-24 The Ross Sea and Cape Royds.
Day 25-28 Southern Ocean and Campbell Island
Day 29-31 Enderby Island to Lyttelton, New Zealand.

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Expedition Dates

Ship Start End Duration
Kapitan Khlebnikov November 13, 2008 December 13, 2008 31 days view pricing >