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Luxury

Classic Antarctica

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Trip Code: ISAA15R
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Trip Highlights

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

Guided Zodiac Excursions

Enjoy exhilarating Zodiac excursions through deep blue waters filled with spectacular icebergs to get up close to penguins and seals

Your Vacation Includes

  • APT charter to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard Le Lyrial
  • 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

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South America Map ISAA15/ISAA15R 2019

Buenos Aires Return

Reverse Trip

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 Briefing.

Stay: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

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

Stay: Ten Nights, Le Lyrial

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Sail across the Drake Passage, where the Atlantic and Pacific oceans meet between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands. To cross the Drake Passage, making your way ever closer to the White Continent, is to achieve one of the great travel milestones. During this time, you’ll 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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On arrival in Antarctica, your itinerary becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water.

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Utilising the knowledge of your Expedition Team, 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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For the next seven days, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides. Experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing in the world as you’re taken to visit penguin rookeries and seal colonies.

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These chilly waters are often frequented by hunting orcas and the breaching forms of humpback and minke whales, so be sure to keep an eye out.

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Although landing sites will vary depending on conditions, the route will feature the most scenic bays and channels, including the stunning Lemeire Channel and Neko Bay.

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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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You may even get the chance to stop at Port Lockroy, a scientific base currently studying gentoo penguins. Here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp.

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The adventure, and the wildlife spotting, continues as you bid farewell to the beautiful waters surrounding the Antarctic Peninsula and return across the Drake Passage back towards the bustling Argentinian city of Ushuaia. Along the way, be sure to keep a keen eye out for the wildlife, including the many whales, dolphins, giant petrels and albatross that frequent these waters.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Disembark your ship. Later, head to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires.

Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a tango lesson, dinner and an exciting 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.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps 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 that celebrates ‘fútbol’, the national sport of Argentina. Perhaps you would prefer to learn more about the game of polo and attend a professional live polo game.


This morning after breakfast, embark on your chosen activity.

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Your journey ends upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport.

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Travel & Accommodation

Luxury small ship cruising off the coast of Antarctica
Luxury Antarctica Cruise

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

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Included Dining And Beverages

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

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

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary