Cruise Polar South America Antarctica Cruise with Argentina & Patagonia

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$9999 per person
Duration
23 days
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Travellers
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BUCKET LIST TRIP South America Glaciers, Waterfalls & Antarctica Cruise

This has to be one of the world's greatest bucket list trips! Live the lifelong dream of cruising to Antarctica, see the thunder of Iguazu Falls up close and feel the magnitude of the Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia!
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This is the type of trip so that many of us have been waiting for a lifetime to experience! Board an extraordinary Celebrity cruise to Antarctica and enjoy the luxury of having all your meals and drinks included. Spend time in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, with local guides to show you its hidden secrets and fly to Iguazu to witness the breathtaking falls. On top of all that, take a tour of World Heritage-listed Los Glaciares National Park to discover the true wonders of Patagonia. It doesn't come much bigger or more memorable than this remarkable adventure. Plus, it pays to book early and save - it's only $1000 to upgrade to an Oceanview cabin on the cruise with the early bird deal!

What's included

Destination
Antarctica , Argentina Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Fly from Australia to Buenos Aires, Argentina
Return Location
Fly from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Australia
Tour Start Date & Time
January 27, 2023 8:00 am View other Times
Additional Information
Book by 30 June 2022: Or before it's sold out! Prices can change without notice. Travel Insurance: Insurance is essential for this tour - please ask us for a quote.
Price includes
  • Accommodation based on twin share room
  • Airport transfers
  • Cruise as per itinerary
  • Cruise gratuities
  • Cruise meals and non-chargeable entertainment
  • Cruise transfers
  • Escorted tour
  • Expert local guides
  • Internal flights
  • International flights from Australia
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Transport in air conditioned vehicles
Price does not include
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Medical and emergency insurance
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa arrangements
Complementaries
Celebrity Always Included: Bonus drinks, WiFi & service charges on the cruise!
Additional Prices
Cabin Options: Inside Cabin from $9,999. Oceanview Cabin from $10,999. Balcony Cabin from $11,999 (prices are per person based on twin share & subject to confirmation when booking) Single Supplement: Please contact us for solo traveller rates. Optional Tours: Shore excursions & optional tours are available at additional cost.

Cruise & Tour overview

This really is a bucket list trip, with a spectacular cruise to Antarctica, tour of Argentina with Iguazu Falls, Patagonia escorted tour and includes international flights from Australia!

Fly to Buenos Aires, where you’ll overnight before boarding Celebrity Infinity for a spectacular voyage. Witness the awe of Antarctica’s wildlife and unique glaciers, see breathtaking icebergs, spot penguins from the top deck and take in the many once-in-a-lifetime moments.

The tour of Argentina then takes you to jaw-dropping Iguazu Falls. Next, it’s on to Patagonia for remarkable tour of World Heritage-listed natural wonders and where you can see the magnitude of Perito Moreno glacier in Los Glaciares National Park.

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Antarctica penguins
Experience the breathtaking moments of a cruise to Antarctica

Special features

  • Tick Antarctica off the bucket list with an extraordinary cruise journey.
  • Enjoy all the facilities & many dining options aboard Celebrity Infinity.
  • Have fun touring Buenos Aires, Iguazu, El Calafate and more.
  • Everything is looking after, with accommodation, cruise, tours & flights included!
  • Bonus! Celebrity cruise includes drinks, WiFi & service charges!

Life aboard Celebrity Infinity

Celebrity Infinity, at 90,940 GT, carries 2,168 passengers, and is ranked in the best large cruise ship category, styled after the great ocean liners. Launched in 2001, she boasts a wow factor along with a fresh and unique décor. She was refitted in 2014 with AquaClass accommodations, Blu and Qsine restaurants, and Celebrity iLounge.

Passengers give her 4-star ratings for most categories. Dining caters for all tastes, and a wide range of additionally-charged options. Relax in solitude, or select your level of conversation and ambiance. Daytime activities include lectures, quizzes, auctions, magic and the like. For evening entertainment there are production shows in the Celebrity Theatre, soloists at the cafes, bars and pools, and cinema. Dress is smart casual, with some formal nights.

Celebrity Cruise ‘Always Included’

This Celebrity Cruise includes drinks, WiFi and service charges for every cabin category as part of the cruise line’s ‘Always Included’ promotion.

Drinks: Choose from an incredible array of beers, spirits, cocktails, liqueurs, frozen drinks, wine by the glass, soft drinks, juices and bottled water.

WiFi: Internet access is included for all guests. Browse the web, check email and use messaging apps.

Service Charges: Celebrity Cruises has your covered. Just sit back and relax while we make your vacation as memorable as possible.

Three amenities (Tips, Surf Wi-Fi and Drinks, Classic Beverage Package) are included on your cruise, with the ability to upgrade amenities with the purchase of Elevate or Indulge package. All guests are eligible to receive Tips and Drinks, and 2 device Wi-Fi logins will be provided per stateroom. See the brochure for conditions and more information.

  • DAY 01
  • DAY 2
  • DAYS 3-5
  • DAY 6
  • DAY 7
  • DAY 8
  • DAY 9
  • DAY 10
  • DAY 11
  • DAY 12
  • DAY 13
  • DAY 14
  • DAY 15
  • DAY 16
  • DAY 17
  • DAY 18
  • DAY 19
  • DAY 20
  • DAY 21
  • DAY 22
  • DAY 23
DAY 01

Fly to Buenos Aires

Fly from Australia to Buenos Aires, Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Its beauty is apparent with its elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards, striking monuments and sprawling parks. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to get acquainted with the “Paris of South America” and its distinct European flavour. As you will have your night at leisure feel free to treat yourself to an Argentinean beef dinner at one of the city's many superb steak restaurants
Overnight: Buenos Aires

DAY 2

Board Antarctica Cruise

Transfer to the cruise port to board Celebrity Infinity Antarctica Cruise.

DEPART 17:00

DAYS 3-5

Antarctica Cruise

These days are at sea and an opportunity to enjoy the many facilities on board Celebrity Infinity.

DAY 6

Ushuaia

ARRIVE 09:00 - DEPART 21:00

No city on the planet has a more southerly latitude. As a result, the sun shines for 18 hours during each summer day, providing ample opportunity to view the mix of glaciers, forests and sea, all framed by Mount Martial to the west and Mounts Olivia and Cinco Hermanos to the east.

DAY 7

Cape Horn

ARRIVE 06:00 - DEPART 08:00

Tierra del Fuego, Land of Fire, is the most isolated place in the Americas, and Cape Horn is its southernmost point. These craggy cliffs and windswept shores are stark, rugged beauty personified, creating a dramatic setting for the collision between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

DAY 8

Chollart Channel - Paradise Bay - Gerlache Strait

day 8:  CHOLLART CHANNEL

ARRIVE 11:00 - DEPART 13:00

 

 

day 8:  PARADISE BAY

ARRIVE 14:00 - DEPART 16:00

 

 

day 8:  GERLACHE STRAIT

ARRIVE 17:00 - DEPART 19:00

DAY 9

Elephant Island

ARRIVE 14:00 - DEPART 18:00

This uninhabited island is just off the coast of Antarctica and a well-placed area for nature lovers.

DAY 10

At Sea

Time to enjoy more of the facilities on board the ship.

DAY 11

Port Stanley

ARRIVE 08:00 - DEPART 17:00

Commune with the roughly 2,000 intrepid souls who call this remote former whaling outpost home. As you hike through the rocky, windswept landscape you may observe a few of the island’s flightless residents—including Magellan penguins burrowing underground, and rockhoppers carefully observing you from outcroppings.

DAY 12

At Sea

Today is at sea. Keep a look out for passing wildlife, catch up on your reading or use the included WiFi on the ship.

DAY 13

Puerto Madryn

ARRIVE 07:00 - DEPART 16:30

This deep water port was founded in 1865 by Welsh immigrants. Extending out into the Atlantic from Puerto Madryn is the Península Valdés, a wildlife sanctuary where vast numbers of sea elephants, whales and penguins far outnumber the few human visitors who make it out this far.

DAY 14

At Sea

Enjoy the onboard facilities of Celebrity Infinity.

DAY 15

Montevideo

ARRIVE 09:00 - DEPART 17:00

Montevideo is a thoroughly modern city with a rich artistic tradition, the reach of the rural estancias is all around you. If ever there were a time you were inclined to indulge, delicious steaks are the specialty of the house in virtually every restaurant.

DAY 16

Arrive Buenos Aires - Fly to Iguazu

Antarctica Cruise arrives back in Buenos Aires this morning around 5:00am.  Transfer to the airport on a flight to Iguazu Falls. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel and enjoy a typical Argentine dinner.  If you would like to take an optional tour of Iguazu Falls on arrival, please let your travel consultant know. One of the planet’s most awe-inspiring sights, the Iguazú Falls are simply astounding. A visit is a jaw-dropping, visceral experience, and the power and noise of the cascades – a chain of hundreds of waterfalls nearly 3km in extension – live forever in the memory. An added benefit is the setting: the falls lie split between Brazil and Argentina in a large expanse of national park, much of its rainforest teeming with unique flora and fauna.
Overnight: Iguazu
Meals: Breakfast.

DAY 17

Iguazu, the Argentinean Falls

Your adventure continues this morning at Iguazu Falls. A rail car takes you to the top of the Falls on the Upper Circuit, and you will walk to the Lower Circuit where the power of nature surrounds you. Continue along the catwalks to Devil's Gorge - stand in amazement as you gaze at spectacular "Devil's Throat" the most magnificent of all of the cataracts. View, photograph and feel the spray of the thundering waters, one of nature's most impressive achievements and a unique experience for your senses. Spend the rest of the day exploring the natural treasures of Iguazú National Park, designated a World Heritage Site for its rare and endangered flora and fauna
Overnight: Iguazu
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 18

Fly to Buenos Aires

This afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires.

If only one word could be used to describe this vibrant and richly cosmopolitan city, it would be "mosaic." Stroll along these broad thoroughfares, like the Plaza de Mayo, where famed first lady Evita Perón led fervent crowds to petition for her husband’s release from prison, or visit Pirámide de Mayo, the oldest of the city’s many national monuments.
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 19

Buenos Aires City Tour

Discover the city's highlights this morning on a tour that includes the Plaza de Mayo, Metropolitan Cathedral and Casa Rosada (government palace); see the balcony where Eva and Juan Peron made their speeches. Then, to the colourful La Boca neighbourhood, a working class barrio, and the old quarters of San Telmo and Caminito, a mix of colonial style homes, narrow lanes, artists' lofts and very trendy cafes. Drive to the Recoleta Cemetery, final resting place of many of the wealthiest and most important Argentine historical figures. The grounds here cover more than four city blocks, filled with tombs adorned by works of local and international sculptors, and more than 6400 mausoleums including the tomb of Eva "Evita" Peron, always heaped with flowers and letters from adoring fans. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring some of Buenos Aires neighbourhoods and fabulous collection of shops before this afternoon's tango lesson with professional Argentinean Tango Dancers. Tonight is at leisure, or, participate in the optional Argentinean Dinner and Tango Show
Optional: Buenos Aires Dinner & Tango Show (PM)
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 20

Buenos Aires – El Calafate

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate, about 1,700 miles (2,700 km) south of Buenos Aires on the shores of Lake Argentino (Lago Argentino). When you arrive, you’ll be picked up by your professional guide and driven to your select hotel. The rest of the evening is yours to have dinner (own expense) and do what you wish. Overnight: Your selected hotel in El Calafate.

DAY 21

El Calafate Los Glaciares National Park

Today, enjoy an excursion to the Perito Moreno glacier in Los Glaciares National Park. After breakfast, make the 50-mile (80-km) drive from El Calafate to the glacier, which sits on the southwestern corner of Lake Argentino. The most famous feature of the World Heritage-listed national park, Perito Moreno is 19 miles (30 km) long, 3 miles (5 km) wide and 197 feet (60 m) tall. With your guide, walk along the 1,300-foot (400-meter) walking path that takes you to a lookout point near the glacier. You’ll spend about two hours here; when you reach the viewpoint (about an hour’s walk), your guide will give you free time to take photos and admire the amazing view of the glacier and lake.

Perito Moreno is a growing glacier, creeping forward a little bit each day. If you’re lucky, you may witness the natural phenomenon of ice breaking off of the glacier walls and crashing into the water. You may bring your own packed lunch with you to eat during the tour, have lunch at the restaurant inside the national park, or bring a few snacks on the tour and wait until you get back to El Calafate to eat lunch; the usual return time to El Calafate is 1pm, unless your tour group decides to spend more time at the national park. Please note, the entrance fee to Los Glaciares National Park is not included in the price of the tour; you will pay at the gate when you get there. Overnight: Your selected hotel in El Calafate. Meals: Breakfast

DAY 22

El Calafate – Buenos Aires

After breakfast, spend a bit more free time in El Calafate before you are driven to the airport to catch your 4-hour flight back to Buenos Aires.  Upon arrival back in Buenos Aires your will be transferred to your hotel for another great evening in this cosmopolitan city. Meals: Breakfast

DAY 23

Depart Argentina for Australia

After you check out of your hotel this morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight home.  Tour Concludes – Memories Begin.
Meals: Breakfast.

More about Antarctica

Few adventures can rival the thrill of Antarctica, with its frozen sculptures, untouched beauty, unforgiving landscapes and unique wildlife. It's the coldest and driest continent on earth and yet the allure for travellers remains strong. Cruising to Antarctica is one of the world's greatest voyages. Not only is it spectacular, but after a day on the ice you get to enjoy all the comforts of the luxurious ship.

More about Argentina

This is the type of trip so that many of us have been waiting for a lifetime to experience! Board an extraordinary Celebrity cruise to Antarctica and enjoy the luxury of having all your meals and drinks included. Spend time in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, with local guides to show you its hidden secrets and fly to Iguazu to witness the breathtaking falls. On top of all that, take a tour of World Heritage-listed Los Glaciares National Park to discover the true wonders of Patagonia. It doesn't come much bigger or more memorable than this remarkable adventure. Plus, it pays to book early and save - it's only $1000 to upgrade to an Oceanview cabin on the cruise with the early bird deal!

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The brochure includes details of the inclusions, itinerary (where applicable) and other relevant travel information. Information contained in the brochure is subject to change and at the time of booking you will be provided with an updated copy that includes the current details for your reservation.

Departure Dates

This cruise package includes flights from Australia and departs on the following dates:

2023 – 27 January, 10 February, 24 February

Dates are subject to availability at time of booking. Price may vary depending on when you book.

Cruise start time

The cruise is scheduled to leave Buenos Aires at 5:00pm on Day 2. You will be advised of embarkation times at confirmation.

Important to remember...

The day-by-day itinerary descriptions are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, sea conditions, road accessibility, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that are ultimately for the client's benefit. It is essential that travellers are flexible and open minded in this regard.

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Antarctica Cruise with Argentina & Patagonia

Price
$9999 per person
Duration
23 days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
2+

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