Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Classic journey into Antarctica


3 October 2012

Classic journey into Antarctica


Discover some of the world’s most remarkable landscapes and wildlife with Bentours’ 11-day expedition through the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctica Peninsula.

The Antarctica Classic journeys through the Drake Passage, the legendary stretch of sea named after 16th Century English explorer Sir Francis Drake, and offers plenty of opportunities to see towering icebergs, seals, whales and penguins from NZ$8332* per person twin share. The voyage also includes lectures about heroic expeditions to this remote corner of the world.

It includes one night accommodation in Ushuaia, and nine nights aboard the MS Expedition in a cabin category of choice with all meals, sightseeing and excursions, educational programs, destination guide book and use of gumboots during Antarctic landings. The cruise operates 28 November 2013; 1 and 29 January; and 7 and 16 February 2014, and starts and ends in Ushuaia.

Bentours also offers the 13-day Antarctica Classic in Depth expedition which includes an extra two days in Antarctica from NZ$8717* per person twin share.

Both cruises feature in Bentours’ new 2013/14 Antarctica brochure, consisting of 10 voyages which showcase the dramatic beauty and unique wildlife of the world’s last great wilderness.
For bookings or further information contact your local travel agent, or Bentours on 0800 443 510 or www.bentours.co.nz.

*Terms and conditions apply. Prices subject to change and availability.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Werewolf: Music Criticism As A Dating Metaphor

Music criticism can be just another form of consumer advic... Yet ever since pop music criticism first entered the media mainstream it has played a wider role, too. Rather than a decree with a numerical score attached, this kind of criticism functions more like travel notes. A conversation, even a form of seduction. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Rushing For Gold

The first section focuses particularly on the Victorian connections – commercial, legal, mining and personal, including migration statistics. But for me the most interesting chapters were in the middle sections about the people of the goldfields. More>>

Comedy Festival Review: VOTE BATT

The political campaigning in the US over the last eight months or so has provided a stark insight into how far political candidates are willing to go. This background came into focus as “former comedian” – now politician – Tim Batt ushered people up into the front seats, passing out badges and taking photographs with his not entirely adoring public... More>>

HRH QEII's 90th: New Zealand Post Birthday Stamps Fit For A Queen

New Zealand Post is celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday with a special series of stamps and a limited edition silver coin. The Queen was born on 21 April 1926. To mark her birthday, New Zealand Post has produced ‘lenticular’ or moving stamps that feature nine different images of the Queen on just three stamps. More>>

ALSO:

Anzac Day: A Time To Stand Against Hatred

The Human Rights Commission says ANZAC Day is a time for New Zealanders to remember those things our grandparents stood for and stand up against intolerance and prejudice. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news