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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.

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