Trip reference number: Solar Eclipse in Antarctica

Trip Operator: Polar Routes

Solar Eclipse in Antarctica

From: £23649.00

A 24-day itinerary to explore the Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands before heading to the Weddell Sea and witness a total solar eclipse that occurs only every 1-2 years! 
In this voyage, the ship will also navigate to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands where you will encounter formidable wildlife such as colonies of King penguins and explore the region’s natural beauty.


  • A rare opportunity to witness a total solar eclipse in Antarctica
  • Retrace Shackleton’s legendary journey
  • Encounter formidable wildlife from penguins to albatrosses and whales
  • Land on a Zodiac and hike in some of the most remote sites in the world

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Buenos Aires
Day 2: Arrive Ushuaia
Day 3: Embark the Greg Mortimer in Ushuaia
Day 4: Drake Passage crossing
Day 5: Drake Passage & South Shetland Islands
Day 6-10: Antarctic Peninsula
Day 11: Elephant Island, Weddell Sea
Day 12: Solar Eclipse
Day 13-14: Scotia Sea
Day 15-18: South Georgia
Day 19-20: Sea crossing
Day 21: Falkland Islands
Day 22: Sea crossing
Day 23: Ushuaia - Buenos Aires
Day 24: Fly to the UK


Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
22/11/2021 17/12/2021 yes £23649.00

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