Your cruise around the islands of the South Shetland boasts a number of inclusions to enhance the experience on this holiday of a lifetime. Your impressive ice breaker vessel is staffed by a crew with extensive knowledge of ice navigation, getting you close to remote bays, bergs and bases.

For the entire duration of your time on the boat all meals and drinks are included with an open bar. All shore excursions are conducted by expert guides and are incorporated into the price of your tour, you will also be provided with waterproof boots for these various landings. When on board there will be lectures and entertainment which is also all included in the rate.

Try a 4 or 6 night cruise on-board the MV Ocean Nova or join our 9 night Antarctica XXI cruise which includes 5 nights on this ice-breaker vessel.


Key information

During the Antarctica XXI cruise the M/V Ocean Nova sails around the South Shetland Islands, a group of Antarctic islands 75 miles north of the Antarctic Peninsula.


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Insider tips

Remote, inaccessible and inhospitable, the frozen seas and lands of the world’s most southerly continent await you on this adventurous 10-night tour. Spend time in Santiago before flying south to Punta Arenas and then onwards to the South Shetland Islands, a group of Antarctic islands 75 miles north of the Antarctic Peninsula. Embark on a five night cruise on board the modern and comfortable M/V Ocean Nova and witness incredible landscapes and wildlife on a number of unique shore excursions.

Accommodation information

36 outward facing, comfortable cabins with private bathroom. Triple, twin and single cabins are available.

*Denotes local charge