Antarctica Solar Eclipse Cruise

November 28 – December 10, 2021

12 Nights/13 Days

from $16,499 per person

Experience a Wondrous Cosmic Event on the 7th Continent

Wildlife-filled and Stunning Landscapes

There’s no better place to witness solar totality than in the rarefied setting of Antarctica.  Imagine being surrounded by brilliant light one minute, then complete blackout the next, before enjoying the mysterious shadow-play as we wind back to the blinding white of Antarctica.  The expert naturalist team and guest speakers, will provide insight and background on eclipses and other astronomical features.

On this ultimate Antarctica expedition voyage,  you’ll be accompanied by the ship’s expert team of naturalists, board sturdy Zodiac watercraft for daily excursions ashore to experience Antarctica’s beauty and wildlife up close. Discover rare yet abundant wildlife on a voyage timed with the peak of the austral summer, explore the Antarctica Peninsula with action-packed daily expeditions.  Observe incredible wildlife throughout the vast Southern Ocean and Antarctic Peninsula, from humpback whales to colonies of penguins and seals.

The unspoiled wonders of the White Continent are filled with sparkling turquoise glaciers, bustling penguin rookeries, awe-inspiring whales and icebergs of a every size shaped like fantastical art sculptures.

A Luxe-Adventure Aboard the Brand-New World Navigator. Source Events is proud to partner with Atlas Ocean Voyages to bring a group aboard this extraordinary voyage. 

The World Navigator was conceived with the sensibilities of an explorer – one who believes the world is the best experienced up close while leaving the destination untouched. This 200 passenger luxury vessel launches in June of 2021 and is All-Inclusive “All the Way ” with roundtrip airfare, Top-shelf beverages, zodiac expeditions, gratuities, and much more.

 CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS & AMENITIES:

 

  • Witness a rare total solar eclipse visible only in Antarctica
  • Cruise through incredible scenery
  • Witness exceptional wildlife
  • Private chartered jet flight from Orlando to Ushuaia
  • Zodiac excursions with expedition leaders
  • Fascinating enrichment lectures
  • Experience massive glaciers and icebergs
  • Gratuities & Wi-Fi included
  • $200 shipboard credit
  • Spirits, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages included

ITINERARY

NOV 28

Ushuaia, Argentina

The snow-capped Martial Mountains behind a sprawling city of colorful building create the backdrop of Ushuaia, Argentina. A mix of historic buildings and rugged nature adventures make this city perfect for the curious explorer who wants to go beyond the surface. Don’t let the nickname “End of the World” fool you. Although it lies on the southernmost tip of South America among the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, Ushuaia is far from the end of any adventure. Where the Andes meet the Beagle Channel lies a lively town ready and waiting to take you on the thrill of a lifetime. Get a feel for local life by taking a stroll along with Avenida San Martin. Ushuaia’s main street provides the look and feel of a quaint town with shops, restaurants, and a church, indicating the bustle of everyday life that takes place there.

Departure: 6:00pm

NOV 29

Drake Passage Navigation

Navigating the intrepid Drake Passage is made for the boldest of explores. Petrels and albatrosses that glide across the skies guide the way. To witness its awesome power makes the journey to Antarctica all the more triumphant. The Drake Passage leads you from the southernmost region of the Americas to the Antarctic Peninsula, the northern point of the White Continent. As you emerge from the Drake Passage, the mammoth, icy peaks of the South Shetland Islands loom ahead, greeting you on your victorious landing. You have completed the rite of passage to explore the seventh continent.

NOV 30

Drake Passage Navigation

Drake Passage Navigation The meeting of warm and cold waters creates an environment that attracts extraordinary wildlife, offering the chance to witness the likes of humpback whales and hourglass dolphins that accompany the voyage. While the waterway is famous for its challenging navigation, you may still get another side of the Drake Passage. On some occasions, the channel is calm and tranquil, making for a pleasant voyage.

DEC 1

South Shetland Islands

The South Shetland Islands are completely silent and serene. Natural wonders like the black and white effect of Deception Island and the tops of massive glaciers sitting atop the water’s surface inspire awe and admiration even from the most veteran explorers. Along the rugged cliffs of Brown Bluff, the exposed portion of a glacial volcano, you can hike to a backdrop of expanses of ice and ocean. Dotted with Adelie penguins and leopard seals, the rocky shoreline provides a path to trek and explore the wildlife. The whimsical birds waddle about, inviting you to give in to your inner child and play along.

Arrival: 6:00am / Departure: 6:00pm

DEC 2

Antarctic Peninsula – Captain’s Choice

From the remarkable blue coloring of the glaciers to leopard seals napping on ice floes, the Antarctic contains a multitude of wonders to behold. Cormorants soaring high above and orcas breaching the waters below surround you with a magnificent array of wildlife. As the captain brings you to a safe harbor, you can launch a kayak to skim atop calm and clear waters among small pieces of floating ice. Gently cruise along the world’s largest icebergs and an extraordinary array of wildlife surrounded by spellbinding scenery. Its tranquility will surely captivate your imagination for years to come. Captain’s Choice ports of call add to the sense of adventure and an element of surprise. Your ship’s master will sail around changing weather conditions as needed and take you to the best areas for wildlife viewing. Captain’s choice ports include Deception Island, Paulet Island, Brown Bluff, Neko Harbor, Paradise Bay, Cuverville Island, and Goudier Island.

DEC 3

Cruising the Scotia Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore.

DEC 4

Total Eclipse

Amid the backdrop of behemoth icebergs, there is still a grander sight to behold. Witness a total eclipse of the sun as you sail deep through the pack ice. In a serendipitous twist, this rare event passes through Antarctica during the continent’s summer season when waters are most navigable.

DEC 5

Gold Harbour, South Georgia & Sandwich Island

South Georgia and the South Sandwich islands offer rugged mountain views amidst the Atlantic Ocean, part of the “Soctia Arc.” Remnants of a whaling vessel repair station amid whale bones make up haunting landscape of Grytivken. These lands contain the intrepid history of Antarctica and call out for you to explore and discover that it still holds more. Along South Georgia’s southern coast likes Haakon Bay, where the history of Shackleton’s marooned ship rescue comes to life among the gray stone shore and snowy peaks. Rocky cliffs stand tall amid the rugged landscape that challenges you to braze its trails and make your own history. Gazing up at these natural monoliths give you a sense of reverence

Arrival: 2:00pm / Departure: 6:00pm

DEC 6

South Georgia and Sandwich Islands

Among the South Sandwich Islands, you will find King and Gentoo penguin rookeries with an abundance of the loveable birds to take pictures with. As you traverse the dirt trails leading to the islands’ wildlife, you get up close and personal with Antarctica’s nature, creating a sense of awe and wonder.

Arrival: 7:00am / Departure: 6:00pm

DEC 7

South Georgia and Sandwich Islands

Gold Harbor, the true jewel of South Georgia, is home to a great deal of wildlife. As you step into these lands, penguins and elephant seals make a raucous greeting that you cannot help to smile over. Lying at the foot of the Salvesen Mountains, Gold Harbor’s cliff-lined coast creates a backdrop perfect for that one-of-a-kind photo op. A spreading of green tussock grass in between completes the scene.

Arrival: 6:00am / Departure: 11:00am

DEC 8

Cruising the Scotia Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore.

DEC 9

Drake Passage Navigation

Navigating the intrepid Drake Passage is made for the boldest of explorers. Petrels and albatrosses that glide across the skies guide the way. To witness its awesome power makes the journey to Antarctica all the more triumphant. The Drake Passage leads you from the southernmost region of the Americas to the Antarctic Peninsula, the northern point of The White Continent.

This waterway where cold southern ocean meets warm northern seawater creates powerful currents that test your mettle. But the rewards for the journeyer that braves these waters do not compare. The meeting of warm and cold waters creates an environment that attracts extraordinary wildlife. The Drake Passage offers the chance to witness the likes of humpback whales and hourglass dolphins that accompany the voyage.

The soundtrack of the 48-hour journey through the Drake Passage includes the crash of the ocean against the ship and the cry of petrels, skuas, and gulls. While the waterway is famous for its challenging navigation, you may still get another side of the Drake Passage. On some occasions, the channel is calm and tranquil, making for a pleasant voyage into Antarctica. That’s one of the more splendid characteristics of the Drake Passage – you never know what you will get.

As you emerge from the Drake Passage, the mammoth, icy peaks of the South Shetland Islands loom ahead, greeting you on your victorious landing. You have completed the rite of passage to explore the seventh continent.

DEC 10

Ushuaia, Argentina

Arrival: 8:00am

EXTENSIONS

Source can arrange for pre and post journey accommadtions, tours, or other extensions to your trip. Pease contact us directly to discuss your options for creating an even more special journey to the southern hempisphere.

SHIP

World Navigator – Atlas Ocean Voyages

Welcome to your natural habitat. Every deck is designed to bring the outdoors inside so that you are almost never without a transcendent view. Meanwhile, World Navigator also features luxe accommodations, contemporary and airy design, as well as thoughtfully selected amenities, entertainment, restaurants, and bars.

Select from ten suite and stateroom categories that all feature livable space and comforts. Feel the Mediterranean sun on your face, because every accommodation has an ocean view, with most providing the enhanced experience of ocean breezes and full-moon views from a full walk-out or Juliet balcony. Watch for wildlife from the water’s Edge Lookout or the glass-domed Observation Lounge. The views are just a jumpstart.

Borrow the ship’s complimentary kayaks, camping gear, stand-up paddleboards, bikes, and other equipment and get even closer to nature onshore. We know that relaxation is personal, so you’ll discover assorted ways to unwind onboard. The library is stocked with a large collection of fiction, non-fiction, and periodicals, as well as games.

Swim laps or just chill in the outdoor heated pool, with two spa hot tubs. Exercise in the ocean air as you jog along the track, or keep your wellness routine going at the gym, personal trainers, yoga, and Pilates. SeaSpa by L’Occitane is as extraordinary as the name suggests. The first L’Occitane spa on water beckons you with a full menu of soothing and invigorating services featuring the brand’s renowned natural ingredients and Mediterranean art-de-Vivre. While the scent of lavender still lingers on your skin, you might be off to another onboard discovery.

There’s always something special about the atmosphere on Atlas Ocean Voyages because you’re sharing this unique journey with like-minded modern explorers, starting friendships at the pool, attending fascinating seminars, or enjoying live music over craft cocktails. Sometimes, it’s when you’re farthest away that you feel most at home.

 

PRICING

Cabin ClassPriceAvailabilityBook Now
Adventure Stateroom (C1) - Deck 5$15,299.00 / personSOLD OUT CALL FOR AVAILABILITY
Veranda Stateroom (B2) - Deck 5$16,499.00 / personSOLD OUT CALL FOR AVAILABILITY

Included in this Journey

  • Cruise Fare includes private jet chartered flight to Ushuaia, Argentina departing from Orlando, Florida. Business-class seats for suites and Economy class for staterooms
  • Each stateroom will receive a $200 Shipboard credit
  • Luxe Accommodations
  • All meals and snacks
  • Round-the-clock beer, wine, and top-shelf spirits, plus all non-alcoholic beverages including filtered water
  • Coffee/Tea Machines in all accommodations
  • Butler Service for Suites
  • All excursions and lectures
  • Gratuities
  • L’Occitane bath amenities
  • Standard Wi-Fi

Not Included in this Journey

  • Port Fees of $607 per person
  • There are higher category staterooms. Please inquiry about availability.

BOOKING INQUIRY

Antarctica Solar Eclipse Cruise

  • How Many Guests Will Be Going on Your Journey? (including you!)
  • Which options would you like? (If some guests require different packages, don't worry. Contact us directly and we'll work it out with you.)

Please Note To reserve a deposit of $500 per person for Staterooms and $1,000 per person for Suites with a final payment 120 days before the cruise. Deposit is fully refundable up to 91 days from the start of the cruise. Please Note: Your valid passport should have at least two blank visa pages and should be valid for at least six months after your planned departure from the country you are visiting. U.S and Non-U.S citizens may require a visa.

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