From (AUD)$13,125
Days11
Independent Travel
This cruise delivers you to wondrous landscapes found in one of the harshest environments on Earth. Plunge into a world of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Meet the great stars of the Antarctic, the penguins, found in the thousands in a variety of curious species.
Transport — Polar Expedition ship

Itinerary Oceanwide Expeditions - Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage

Itinerary

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Inclusions Oceanwide Expeditions - Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • All shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage by Zodiac

Touring

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  • Luggage transfer from pick-up point to the vessel on the day of embarkation, in Ushuaia
  • All cruising on board the polar expedition ship, the m/v Janssonius or m/v Hondius
  • Pre-scheduled group transfer from the vessel to the airport in Ushuaia (directly after disembarkation)

Accommodation

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  • 10 nights on board the m/v Janssonius or m/v Hondius
  • Cost based on Twin Porthole cabin.

Information and additional cabin options on board the m/v Janssonius or m/v Hondius.

Meals

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  • All meals throughout the voyage aboard the ship including snacks, coffee and tea

Dates & Prices

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  • 13 Dec 22 - 23 Dec 22, Priced from $13,125 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin 
  • 11 Jan 23 - 21 Jan 23, Priced from $14,375 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin 
  • 21 Jan 23 - 31 Jan 23, Priced from $14,375 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin
  • 31 Jan 23 - 10 Feb 23, Priced from $14,375 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin
  • 04 Mar 23 - 14 Mar 23, Priced from $13,125 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin. Itinerary variation on this departure, see below. 
  • 07 Dec 23 - 17 Dec 23, Priced from $13,472 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin. No Optional Excursions on this departure.
  • 04 Jan 24 - 14 Jan 24, Priced from $14,861 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin
  • 14 Jan 24 - 24 Jan 24, Priced from $14,861 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin
  • 24 Jan 24 - 03 Feb 24, Priced from $14,861 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin
  • 03 Feb 24 - 13 Feb 24, Priced from $14,861 per person based on Twin Porthole cabin

Please note: All prices quoted are subject to change based on the USD/AUD exchange rate at the time of booking. Discounts may be available on various cruises. Please contact our office for details.

 

Some things to note

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Inclusions

  • Program of lectures by noted naturalists and leadership by experienced expedition staff
  • Free use of rubber boots and snowshoes
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the programme
  • Comprehensive pre-departure material

Exclusions

  • Any airfare, whether on scheduled or charter flights
  • Pre and post land arrangements
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes
  • Meals ashore
  • Baggage, cancellation and personal insurance
  • Excess baggage charges and all items of a personal nature such as laundry, bar, beverage charges and telecommunication charges
  • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyages for stewards and other service personnel aboard (guidelines will be provided)

Optional Activities

A range of optional activities is available to purchase for your Arctic or Antarctic voyage. To view the optional activities that may be available on your voyage, click here.

Rental gear is available to hire in Ushuaia at the Ushuaia Rental Depot. For full details visit their website here.

Please note about our Itineraries:

  • 13 December 2022 & 07 December 2023 Departure - These voyages use the m/v Hondius Vessel.
  • 04 March 2023 Departure - This itinerary has a slight variation where the expedition travels further south across the Polar Circle. This voyage uses the m/v Hondius Vessel.

All itineraries are for guidance only. Programs may vary depending on local ice and weather conditions in order to take advantage of opportunities to see wildlife. The onboard expedition leader determines the final itinerary. Itineraries may mention places that require permission to land, which must be granted by the relevant national authorities. Such permission is not granted prior to the publishing of these itineraries. Flexibility is paramount for expedition cruises. The average cruising speed of our vessel is 10.5 knots.

At the conclusion of the voyage, we do not recommend booking flights departing prior to 12.00 pm on the day of disembarkation in case there are delays.

 

Information Oceanwide Expeditions - Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of a walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices Oceanwide Expeditions - Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage

Dates & Prices
Select a cruise to reserve your place.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Cruise Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
13 Dec 22
23 Dec 22
$13,125
On Request
11 Jan 23
21 Jan 23
$14,375
On Request
21 Jan 23
31 Jan 23
$14,375
On Request
31 Jan 23
10 Feb 23
$14,375
On Request
04 Mar 23
14 Mar 23
$13,125
On Request
07 Dec 23
17 Dec 23
$13,475
On Request
04 Jan 24
14 Jan 24
$14,865
On Request
14 Jan 24
24 Jan 24
$14,865
On Request
24 Jan 24
03 Feb 24
$14,865
On Request
03 Feb 24
13 Feb 24
$14,865
On Request

Additional Information

Booking Deposit
$2,625 per person
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

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