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Wednesday, February 5 - Sunday, February 16, 2020

Antarctica, M/V Plancius


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Join Faith Ortins from Blue Green Expeditions and other polar diving specialists and photographers on an amazing expedition to Antarctica! We arrive February 5th in Ushuaia, Argentina for an overnight stay as well as a day tour of Tierra Del Fuego National Park before embarking on our journey aboard the majestic m/v Plancius to Antarctica. We will sail through the Drake Passage tracing the path of the early polar explorers who first braved these regions. Along the way, we will see Humpback and Minke whales breaching in the sea as well as albatrosses and many other birds that will accompany us on our journey. We will tour glaciers and icebergs on zodiac cruises exploring areas few people have ever seen before. Amongst the epic landscape of mammoth glaciers and wind carved snow, live colonies of thousands of penguins nesting on these islands. Divers will experience the opportunity to swim with penguins and leopard seals as well as seeing the unique invertebrate life of Antarctica. 


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Trip Includes:


  • Accommodations aboard the m/v Plancius, part of Oceanwide Expeditions polar fleet
  • All meals aboard the ship
  • Diving, 1-2 dives a day, including tanks and weights. As this will be a diving-oriented trip, the ship will have extra dive staff on board to ensure a great experience
  • Expeditions lead by Faith Ortins and other polar diving and photography experts
  • Photography, historical and ecological presentations
  • All transfers to and from the ship
  • Hotel stay in Ushuaia, Argentina on February 5th - the night before the boat leaves. It is important to get there early in case luggage gets delayed


Not Included:

  • Airfare, fuel surcharges, alcohol, and tips on the boat
  • Travel and Dive Insurance are required 
  • Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended 


Optional five day add on in Patagonia and Iguazu Falls available after hiking among waterfall and glaciers - both areas are World Heritage Sites. Prices start at $990/person double occupancy. Contact us for information or to discuss a custom add-on package.


There are a variety of cabins on the Plancius and the price is dependent on the cabin selected. The hotel in Ushuaia is double occupancy.

Price is per person:
  • Quad: $9,200
  • Triple: $10,200
  • Twin Porthole: $11,400
  • Twin Window: $11,990
  • Twin Deluxe: $12,500
  • Superior: $13,900

We recommend both DAN Divers Insurance and DAN Trip Insurance.  Click the DAN links below for information on both of these programs.

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  Destination Start Date End Date Price  
SABA Saturday 15 Jun 2019 Saturday 22 Jun 2019 US$ 1749.00

  • Our Price: US$ 1749.00

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