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Luxury

Classic Antarctica

Buenos Aires Return
15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: ISAA15R
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Guided Zodiac Excursions

Enjoy exhilarating Zodiac excursions in deep blue waters near spectacular icebergs and up close to penguins and seals.

Tango in Buenos Aires

Grab a partner and perfect your footwork learning to dance the tango – an expression of culture, lust and patriotism.

Cruise True South

Reawaken your inner adventurer on an Antarctica expedition cruise, skimming past icebergs to meet curious wildlife.

Your Vacation Includes

  • APT charter to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard Le Boréal
  • APT Tour Director and Expedition Team
  • Buenos Aires to Ushuaia return flights
  • Four nights at the luxurious Park Hyatt Hotel in Buenos Aires
  • Finest dining - a total of 34 meals
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping

Map & Itinerary

South America ISAA15R 2020

Buenos Aires Return

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

On arrival in the Argentinian capital, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, enjoy Welcome Drinks.

Stay: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

Fly to Ushuaia today and board your cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula.

Stay: 10 Nights, Le Boréal

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sail across the Drake Passage, one of the great travel milestones. Learn all about the adventures ahead as you participate in a range of informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica delivered by your expert Expedition Team.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your itinerary in Antarctica becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water. Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sightseeing opportunities available and the most favourable ice and weather conditions.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Each day on your cruise, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides. Visit penguin rookeries, seal colonies, and keep an eye out for the orcas and humpback and minke whales that frequent these waters.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head to Deception Island, an active volcano and once home to a whaling station. You may also get the opportunity to stop at the Port Lockroy scientific base. From here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Continue to explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take advantage of a flexible itinerary as you continue to explore this enchanting world of water and ice.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head to the shores of Deception Island, an active volcano surrounded by distinctive black sand. Once an old whaling station, you will see giant barrels and bleached whale bones here as well as impressive elephant seals lounging along the shore.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

On board your ship, share stories with fellow passengers and new-found friends.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Return across the Drake Passage towards the Argentinian city of Ushuaia. Along the way, keep an eye out for the many whales, dolphins and albatross that frequent these waters.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take a tour to Tierra del Fuego, South America’s most southern national park.


Today, disembark your ship in Ushuaia. Later travel to the airport for your included flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy dinner and a lively tango show.


Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires before visiting the city’s oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca’s colourful houses and picturesque pedestrian street, the Caminito; drive along one of the widest avenues in the world, Avenida 9 de Julio; pass the parks, gardens and tree-lined streets of Palermo; and visit La Recoleta Cemetery.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant street art culture, or take a behind the scenes soccer tour.


Today, enjoy your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions.

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  • Breakfast

Your journey ends upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Luxury Antarctica Cruise

Enjoy gourmet food, flawless service and easy access to the wonders of Antarctica on the privately chartered Le Boreal.

The Elegant Park Hyatt Hotel

We've selected the very best hotels we know you'll love, including the Park Hyatt Hotel in Buenos Aires.

Included Dining and Beverages

Take your choice of casual and fine dining restaurants and enjoy all-day complimentary beverages while aboard Le Boreal.

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.