Across the Antarctic Circle from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

with the  Polar Pioneer0-Sterne  (Cruise ID 329891)




  •  Cross the Antarctic Circle and explore the unique wildlife
  •  Built as an ice-strengthened research ship
  •  Very well stocked library onboard
  • Aurora Expeditions
  • Polar Pioneer
  • Antarctic Ocean
  • Ushuaia, Argentina
  • King George Island, Antarctica
  • 10 Nights
  • 18.02.2017
  • 329891
    • All Inclusive
    • Incl. Hotel
Itinerary & Map
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dayportarrivedepartInfo & Travel Tips
1Ushuaia, Argentina
Lay days on request, usually after booking
Embarkment
1Beagle Channel Passage, Chile
2Drake Passage
3South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
4Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
5Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
6Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
7Lemaire Channel, Antarctica
8Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
9Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
10King George Island, Antarctica
Disembarkment
Flight to Punta Arenas
10Punta Arenas, Chile
Arrival in Punta Arenas
Overnight stay in hotel
11Punta Arenas, Chile
Tour ends
Polar PioneerLearn everything about the ship
Polar Pioneer

Cabins

All cabins have outside portholes plus ample storage space.

Entertainment

There is a combined bar/lounge/library area with a good collection of polar books on board the ship.

Wellness and Fitness

Zodiacs whisk you to penguin rookeries, historic sites or simply ashore to stretch your legs. The sauna is especially loved after a polar plunge, a day’s climbing, kayaking or diving.

Ship Data:

  • Launched: 2000
  • Number of decks: 3
  • Passengers: 56
  • Crew: 23
Deck PlansPolar Pioneer
CabinsPolar Pioneer

Deck Location: Deck 3
Cabin size: 10m²
Occupancy: 2
Amenities:
  • Two single beds, and one loft bed
  • Porthole
  • Small sink
  • Showers and toilets shared with other cabins
  • Desk
  • Storage and hanging space

Deck Location: Deck 3
Cabin size: 10m²
Occupancy: 2
Amenities:
  • Two single beds
  • Porthole
  • Small sink
  • Showers and toilets shared with other cabins
  • Couch
  • Desk
  • Storage and hanging space

Deck Location: Decks 4 & 5
Cabin size: 13m²-14m²
Occupancy: 2
Amenities:
  • Two single beds and additional beds in some cabins
  • Windows
  • Private bathroom
  • Desk
  • Couch in some cabins
Benefits:
  • Some cabins have loft beds and a couch

Deck Location: Deck 5
Cabin size: 19m²
Occupancy: 2
Amenities:
  • Double bed and a sofa bed
  • Picture windows
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sofa
  • Television
  • Desk and table area
  • Refrigerator

Deck Location: Deck 5
Cabin size: 24.5m²
Occupancy: 2
Amenities:
  • Double bed and a sofa bed
  • Picture windows
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sofa bed
  • Lounge and table area
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
Benefits:
  • Forward and port facing windows

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Services
Included Services

  • A cruise from Ushuaia to King George Island on board the Polar Pioneer
  • All meals onboard and picnic lunches or barbecues onshore during the voyage
  • Services of expedition staff including lectures, briefings and slide/video shows
  • All shore excursions from the ship including the use of Zodiacs and landing boat
  • Flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas
  • Transfer from Punta Arenas airport to hotel
  • 1 night accommodation in Punta Arenas
  • Port taxes, port charges and landing fees

Optional bookable services:

  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Transfers
  • Wide variety of shore excursions
  • Rental vehicles
  • Travel insurance

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