Experience the wonders of the seventh continent on this Seabourn® expedition cruise without compromising on style and service.
• Buenos Aires
• Falkland Islands
• Chilean Patagonia
Cruise A range of talks and demonstrations from members of the 17-strong expediton team are available throughout the day in the Grand Salon. Enrichment programmes include lectures providing insight into the unique geology and wildlife of the Falkland Islands, Patagonia and, of course Antarctica.
Cruise During your cruise you can learn new photography techniques or hone existing skills under the instruction of multi-award-winning photographers Pat and Rosemarie Keough. They’ll be on board for the duration of the cruise, and will be on-hand to help you capture some truly breathtaking images.
Cruise A visit to Antarctica is up there at the top of many people’s wildlife adventure bucket lists. There are four varieties of penguins that live and breed here including the chinstrap, gentoo and Adélie penguins, while minke and humpback whales and orcas feed in the region’s nutrient-rich waters.
Cruise There are three venues on the ship including the main restaurant, a casual eatery which has an open-air deck and a fine-dining restaurant.
Buenos Aires Dining in the Argentinian capital is an experience in itself, from the simple pizzerias and bars in San Telmo to the upmarket steakhouses of Palermo*.
Is this for you?
Small, intimate ships, unrivalled service, hand-picked itineraries and gourmet dining are just a handful of features that combine to create the unique Seabourn® experience. Regularly voted the best small ship cruise line, ultra-luxurious and all-inclusive Seabourn® sail to seven continents, allowing you to explore the world in true comfort and style.
The chilled glass of Champagne that welcomes you as you board the Seabourn Quest sets the scene for the adventure ahead. Her reinforced hull means she can sail the ice-strewn waters of the polar regions.
What to expect
SUGGESTED STAY & CRUISE ITINERARY
Day 1 UK to Valparaiso, Chile Depart the UK on your overnight flight to the Chilean capital.
Days 2-3 Valparaiso, Chile On arrival, transfer to the port city of Valparaiso where you will stay two nights atyour chosen hotel.
Day 4 Valparaiso, Chile
Begin your cruise on board the Seabourn Quest.
Day 5 At sea
Day 6 Cruising the Reloncavi Sound; Puerto Montt, Chile
Day 7 Castro, Isla Chiloé; cruising the Gulf of Corcovado, Chile
Day 8 Cruising the Chilean Fjords, Chile
Day 9 Cruising the El Brujo Glacier & the Canal Sarmiento, Chile
Day 10 Cruising the Strait of Magellan; Punta Arenas, Chile
Day 11 Cruising the Beagle Channel; Ushuaia, Argentina
Days 12-13 At sea
Day 14-19 Antarctica
Witness incredible landscapes and fascinating wildlife on a
once-in-a-lifetime Antarctic experience. For five days the Seabourn Quest will cruise
around the South Shetland Islands, the Antarctica Peninsula and the Antarctic Sound while your experienced expedition team will select from hundreds of possible landing sites, choosing those that will provide you with the best experiences available, based on real-time reports of wildlife, weather and ice conditions.
Day 20 At sea
Day 21 Stanley, Falkland Islands
Days 22-23 At sea
Day 24 Montevideo, Uruguay
Day 25 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Following disembarkation, transfer to your hotel where you will stay two nights.
Day 26 Buenos Aires, Argentina Enjoy a full free day exploring the Argentinian capital.
Day 27 Buenos Aires, Argentina Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.
The Antarctica cruise season runs between November and March; 2016 and 2017 dates are available
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Why not extend your holiday
Chile’s winelands produce some of the world’s best known wines with brands such as Casillero del Diablo, a household name here in the UK. Following your epic Antarctica and Patagonia voyage, what better way to relax than by spending a few nights surrounded by rolling vineyards and sampling some of the local varieties.
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