Atlas Ocean Voyages opened its 2023-2024 winter season in Antarctica for bookings today, and also gave details of what to expect during these crossings.
From November 2023 to March 2024, Global Browser and world traveler will return to Antarctica. 23 trips will be offered, ranging from 9 to 20 nights. Almost all will depart from Ushuaia, Argentina.
On these expedition cruises, guests can expect up to two daily departures from the ship, depending on weather and sea conditions. Ashore, guests can expect explorations on Zodiacs to see marine wildlife and icebergs, plus kayaking and paddleboarding.
Expedition team members will accompany guests on all off-ship experiences, and each person represents an academic specialty such as ornithology, marine biology, history, environmental science, and mountaineering .
Global Browser will offer 13 departures to Antarctica from November 9, 2023. It will offer 9- and 11-night cruises focusing on the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula.
Guests will spend four days exploring Antarctica on the nine-night cruises, and the 11 nights will include six days in the region, including a crossing of the Antarctic Circle.
At the end of the season, Global Browser will set sail March 15, 2024 on a special 14-night itinerary that combines the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. It will also include stops in Punta del Este and Montevideo, Uruguay, as well as an overnight stay in Buenos Aires.
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world traveler will bring passengers on 13, 16 and 20 night expeditions combining the Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, Diego Ramirez Islands, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Almost all world traveler Antarctic expeditions include passing through the Lemaire Channel, considered one of the most spectacular Antarctic landscapes ever travelled.
world traveler will also offer two unique transatlantic crossings to close the Antarctica season. The 12-night westbound itinerary departs October 24, 2023 from the Canary Islands.
On March 13, 2024, the ship will return east on a 19-night voyage from Ushuaia to Cape Town, South Africa.
Global Browser launched in August 2021, and world traveler should be launched in November. Both have 98 suites, individual suites at no extra cost and cabins. Three additional sister ships are expected to join the fleet through 2024.
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