Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond on National Geographic Endurance
Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond
This extraordinary new voyage is like a blockbuster film—the star is the seventh continent. And the co-stars are the big ice of remote West Antarctica, where we are sure to set foot where no other humans ever have; the prolific wildlife and impressive ice shelf of the Ross Sea region; and the sub-Antarctic islands of New Zealand and Australia, World Heritage sites for the thousands of seals and...
A next-generation expedition ship, purpose-built for polar navigation.
National Geographic Endurance is a next-generation expedition ship, purpose-built for polar navigation. A fully stabilized, highly strengthened, ice-class Polar Code PC5 (Category A) vessel, it is designed to navigate polar passages year-round, and safely explore unchartered waters, while providing exceptional comfort. Its patented X-BOW® is key to its design; its powerful wave-slicing action provides an extremely smooth ride in even adverse conditions, and even reduces spray on deck, for superior observation. She carries a full suite of expedition tools and offers a variety of experience-enhancing amenities.
A Lindblad-National Geographic expedition is arguably the most exhilarating overseas adventure travel experience a person can have. Nothing else comes close to approximating its authenticity and all-five-senses engagement. We offer you the world’s ultimate, authentic expedition experience: Discover the planet’s most remarkable places, accompanied by experts able to illuminate all you see, and with cool tools to use to explore up close and personal ...
|1-2||U.S./Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|3||Fly to Ushuaia/Embark|
|4||At Sea/Drake Passage|
|5-9||Exploring the Antarctic Peninsula|
|10-17||Exploring West Antarctica|
|18-25||Exploring the Ross Sea|
|28-29||Macquarie Island, Australia|
|31-33||Exploring New Zealand's Sub-Antarctic Islands|
|34||Bluff, New Zealand/Disembark/Auckland/Overnight Hotel|