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A majestic view from the kayak
$8,695
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Learn from lecturers & specialists
  • Journey through the South Shetlands
  • Experience abundant wildlife
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This exciting Antarctic cruise voyages the famed Drake Passage, explores the wildlife rich shores of the South Shetland Islands, and makes numerous stops along the Antarctic Peninsula. A trip of a lifetime aboard the Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer), join in on this 12-day Antarctic tour.
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Cruising the chilly waters in the Zodiac
$7,895
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Trek up snowy pathways for views
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
  • Watch glacier calve into the ocean
  • Explore bays & channels each day
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer) in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! Begin to cross the Drake Passage -the next time you see land you are in Antarctica! Enjoy zodiac excursions to explore bays, channels, and landing sites each day. Visit penguin rookeries and search for …
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Explore remote shores in your zodiacs
$16,195
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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Look for whales and seabirds
  • Enjoy daily land excursions
  • Cross the Circle and reach 66º33´ S
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy Antarctica in style – by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island in Antarctica. Skipping all the extra days at sea, enjoy only the best scenery and wildlife …
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Antarctic Sunrise
$9,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Meet Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
  • View Neko Harbor´s icebergs
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Skip the four days of Drake Passage crossings and optimize your Antarctica experience by flying! A short two-hour flight takes you between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island. Once in Antarctica, the penguins, seals, and whales keep you and your camera busy, as do the massive icebergs, …
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Photographing emperor penguins on Snow Hill Island
$17,495
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Antarctic Express: Peninsula in Depth

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Learn from lecturers & specialists
  • Journey through the South Shetlands
  • Experience abundant wildlife
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Towering glaciers, amazing wildlife encounters, snow-covered landscapes, massive icebergs, and the option to choose your favorite activities every day make this voyage the perfect introduction to the white continent. Explore the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula in comfort on this …
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Walrus in the Arctic
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Big Island, Big Adventure: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore polar bear feeding areas
  • Discover the tundra & polar desert
  • Spot beluga and walrus populations
  • Kayak through icebergs and glaciers
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 13-day voyage attempt a circumnavigation of Spitsbergen, the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago. Take advantage of the conitinous daylight and observe the extraordinary arctic wildlife, including polar bears, walrus poulations, seabirds, reeinders, and Arctic foxes. Embark the Ocean …
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Rockhopper penguins
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Falklands and South Georgia: Islands of the Southern Ocean

18 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Observe incredible penguin colonies
  • Tour the British town of Stanley
  • Explore abandoned whaling stations
  • Kayak across bays and channels
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover theastoundingly diverse South Georgia and the unspoiled storied Falkland Islands on this 18-day expedition to the Islands of the Southern Ocean.Immerse in this spectacular setting, enjoy unforgettable encounters with historically significant sites and unique wildlife unafraid of humans. …
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Penguins cruising the ice
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Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the Falkland Islands
  • Meet three species of penguins
  • Watch for whales and seals
  • Kayak or swim in Antarctic waters
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Cruise across a wild, isolated, and extreme world and enjoy the rich diversity and contrasts that make the Antarctic so captivating and unique. Enjoy a truly epic adventure through the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, South Shetland Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula on this 20-day remarkable …
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Ocean Nova
$5,795
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Search for and photograph wildlife
  • Visit polar bear hunting areas
  • Observe walrus haul-outs
  • Kayak along icebergs and glaciers
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer) on this 9-day itinerary and introduce yourself to the island of Spitsbergen. Embark in Longyearbyen and explore the island on an interesting wildlife circumnavigation. Keep your eyes on the horizon for polar bears, whales, and birds, as the ship navigates …
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Kayakers come into close contact with icebergs
$9,695
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Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Tour traditional Inuit communities
  • Observe arctic wildlife
  • Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Enjoy Zodiac and hiking excursions
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this new, 17-day voyage aboard the Ocean Adventurer, journey back in time to the height of arctic exploration. As a modern-day adventurer, navigate the same waters and visit the same sites that played an important role in the discovery of the sea route—all from the comfort of your small …
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Zodiacs give a new perspective on this rugged terrain and bring you closer to the wildlife
$9,695
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Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Hike the arctic tundra
  • Tour colorful Greenlandic villages
  • Meet iconic arctic wildlife
  • Join Zodiac and kayak excursions
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Immerse yourself in the history of the High Arctic on this 17-day voyage cruisingthrough the maze-like, icy channels of the legendary Northwest Passage on the small ship Ocean Adventurer. Sail through the fabled sea route and explore the waters that have enchanted adventurers for hundreds of years, …
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Photography during Antarctic cruise
$7,895
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Photography Series: Antarctic Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Witness iconic Antarctic wildlife
  • Cruise through crackling sea ice
  • Photograph untamed wildlife
  • Sit amidst a penguin rookery
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 11-day photographic voyage take your polar photography to the next level thanks to unique workshops and lectures and the chance to watch photo pros in action.Travel with professional polar guides to the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Penisula, two of most photographic destinations …
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An Arctic fox scouts the terrain
$8,095
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Three Arctic Islands

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Visit glaciers & steepwalled fjords
  • Hike the arctic tundra
  • Enjoy Zodiac cruises & shore visits
  • Sail through Scoresby Sund
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Ocean Adventurer for a 13-day expedition to Three Arctic Islands - Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland. Marvel at one of National Geographic Travelers’ 50 Tours of a Lifetime and experience the Arctic in all its beauty. Discover the glaciers and wildlife of Spitsbergen, explore the …
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Wildlife comes to say hello on your Arctic voyage
$4,395
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West Greenland: Disko Bay

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Visit a typical Greenlandic village
  • Observe an active calving glacier
  • Photograph breathtaking landscapes
  • Attend a kayaking demonstration
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 10-day voyage explore Disko Bay, an area as rich in history and legend as it is famous for icebergs and whales. During your arctic expedition explore the natural wonders of northwest Greenland, from the impressive Ilulissat Icefjord and breathtaking Eqip Sermia glacier to the red …
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2018
EmbarksDays 
Aug 2617Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin
Sep 0917Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic
Nov 1311Photography Series: Antarctic Explorer
Nov 2218Falklands and South Georgia: Islands of the Southern Ocean
Dec 0811Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Dec 2011Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle
Dec 288Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
2019
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0211Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle
Jan 1011Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle
Feb 038Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Feb 1311Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle
Feb 2412Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Jun 019Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari
Jun 099Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari
Jun 1713Big Island, Big Adventure: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation
Jun 2913Big Island, Big Adventure: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation
Jul 159Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari
Jul 2313Big Island, Big Adventure: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation
Aug 0413Three Arctic Islands
Sep 1017Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic
Nov 1211Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Nov 2111Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Dec 038Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 088Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 138Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 1811Antarctic Express: Peninsula in Depth
Dec 2911Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
2020
EmbarksDays 
Jan 108Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Jan 158Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Jan 2511Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle
Feb 0511Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Feb 1420Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings
Mar 0311Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Passengers: 132
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

Built in 1976, this newly renovated vessel - formerly the Sea Adventurer - offer guests a new look and feel throughout, a forward lounge and observation deck to enjoy mesmerizing views, and technical enhancements – including two new engines – to improve fuel efficiency and minimize carbon footprint.

With a capacity for up to 132 passengers, this vessel was made specifically for exploration of the polar waters and the renovation has added generators, a drive system, and re-bladed propellers to this ice-strengthened polar ship. 

Eight classes of cabins are spread between five of the ship's six decks, from twins & triples to superior, deluxe, suite, and owner's suite cabins, each offering explorers a comfortable place to rest and recharge at the end of each exciting day.

Cabin amenities:
• Bathroom with shower, toilet and wash basin
• Shampoo, conditioner and shower gel
• 220V/50Hz electric current
• Hair dryer
• Bathrobes
• Climate control
• Housekeeping service
• Laundry services
• Sprinkler system
• SOLAS life jackets

While you are onboard, your every need can be induldged at the bar, lounge, presentation room, boutique, gym, and dining options with a masterful chef who can accommodate whatever dietary restrictions you may have. 

When you're off the boat, the itineraries truly live up to the ship's name, granting you access to some of the most beautiful natural environments in the world. Activities range from zodiac cruising, kayaking, optional camping, hiking, and even snow-shoeing on the polar expeditions. 
Cabin, Ocean Adventurer
Triple
Averaging 128 sq. ft. (12 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths and one upper berth. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.
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Lower Deck Twin
Averaging 133 sq. ft. (12 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Lower Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.
Cabin, Ocean Adventurer
Main Deck Twin with Porthole
Averaging 118 sq. ft. (11 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.
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Main Deck Twin with Window
Averaging 139 sq. ft. (13 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and two windows with exterior views.
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Superior
Averaging 142 sq. ft. (13 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Upper Deck, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.
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Deluxe
Averaging 160 sq. ft. (15 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Upper and Captain’s Decks, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.
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Suite
Averaging 215 sq. ft. (20 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Captain’s Deck, it has windows with exterior views and private facilities. Cabin 403 has a bathtub; other Suites have shower stalls.
Cabin, Ocean Adventurer
Owner's Suite
Averaging 290 sq. ft. (27 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Bridge Deck, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.
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