Irish Led Expedition to Antarctica to swim in the icy waters. Visit the POLAR CIRCLE.
Challenge yourself to make a difference and raise awareness for Lewis Pugh's Antarctica 2020 campaign to have two sea areas designated as Marine protection areas.
All swimmer abilities welcomed.
Non swimming supporters also very welcome.
Be inspired by Bransfield,Shackleton & Crean.
Exploring the South Shetland Islands, the Antarctic Peninsula and endeavoring to cross the Polar Circle which few have ever crossed.
We will cruise onboard the USHUAIA.
The ice-strengthened polar vessel USHUAIA is very well appointed and provides ample deck space and an open bridge policy. The full complement of inflatable landing craft ensures superb landings and wildlife viewing opportunities on the otherwise inaccessible coastline.
All cabins include ample storage space. Public areas feature a large dining room (one sitting), an open-plan observation lounge / lecture room with modern multimedia equipment, bar and a well-stocked library. There is also a changing room and a small infirmary. Our expert captain, officers and crew are highly experienced in Antarctic navigation and have a great love of nature. We provide a specialist team of international expedition leaders and lecturers, all extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, helpful and dedicated to the protection of the environment. Our chefs prepare excellent cuisine including many local specialties and the bar is well-stocked with carefully selected wines and spirits.
Prices are per person sharing 11 std and 12 std plus held- flights not included
twin single beds