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Classic Antarctica - M/v Polar Pioneer

Into Antarctica...
The South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula form one of the most
spectacular wilderness areas on earth. A remarkable collection of wildlife lives in
the shadow of snow-capped mountains and blue icebergs; penguins, whales and a
rich diversity of birdlife await you an exploratory journey of the Great White

Tour Highlights

  • A classic expedition voyage exploring the Antarctic Peninsula
  • See Adelie, gentoo and chinstrap penguins
  • Enjoy the freedom of being in the vast, ice-sculpted Antarctic wilderness
  • Travel on a small, friendly expedition ship
  • Enjoy lectures and presentations from expert naturalists


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Punta Arenas

  • 2
    King George Island

  • 3
    Antarctic Peninsula

  • 4
    Antarctic Peninsular

  • 5
    Antarctic Peninsular

  • 6
    Antarctic Peninsular

  • 7
    Antarctic Peninsular

  • 8
    Antarctic Peninsular

  • 9
    Drake Passage

  • 10
    Drake Passage

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Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

We have the following different versions of the Classic Antarctica - M/V Polar Pioneer tour available at present.

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Included meals 10 9 10
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Zodiac, Polar Pioneer
1 night Standard Hotel
9 nights Comfortable Boat
Tour Staff
Expedition Crew, Naturalist(s)
Ship Description
Polar Pioneer is a Finnish ex-research vessel, refurbished to provide an adventurous journey in the polar regions; its ice class means it has excellent manoeuvrability. The vessel accommodates only 54 passengers, meaning more time with the experts and a friendly on-board experience. Informed crew and experts will ensure you learn about how a polar expedition runs, your unique surroundings and the wildlife; Zodiacs will take you to shore for close encounters.