Antarctic Expedition: Weddell Sea & Emperor Penguins

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Run by: Peregrine

Reference number: PPSNH

From: £15840.00

Board the icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov, on a once-in-a-lifetime voyage to the bottom of the planet. Conquer the infamous Drake Passage and Weddell Sea en route to Snow Hill, an immense emperor penguin colony off the coast of Antarctica, to find penguins frolicking and nursing their young. Learn about this elusive species with the help of onboard experts and presentations, and take to the air in a helicopter for breathtaking views of this pristine polar landscape. Remote and utterly wild, this is a rare chance to discover a new, frozen world. Highlights/r/n
  • Witness the spectacle of thousands of emperor penguins - and their chicks - in their natural habitat.
  • Cruising the Drake Passage and Weddell Sea also includes the opportunity to see other iconic wildlife, such as whales, seals and seabirds.
  • Travel aboard the legendary Kapitan Khlebnikov, the only vessel to circumnavigate Antarctica twice.
  • Enjoy helicopter sightseeing and Zodiac cruising for a unique perspective of the Antarctic Peninsula

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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