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This really is a bucket list trip, with a spectacular cruise to Antarctica, time to explore Buenos and your international flights are included!
Fly to Buenos Aires, where you have two nights before and after the cruise to enjoy the city. Stroll down La Rambla, pay your respects to Evita at Cementerio de la Recoleta, eat the most delicious steak dinner, even dance the Tango at Milonga, or just watch – there’s so much to experience in Buenos Aires.
Next, it’s time to board Norwegian Star for a spectacular journey from Argentina to Chile, the Falkland Islands and Uruguay. 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!
- Tick Antarctica off the bucket list with an extraordinary cruise journey.
- Enjoy all the facilities & many dining options aboard Norwegian Star.
- Have fun exploring Buenos Aires before and after the cruise.
- Everything is looking after, with accommodation, cruise & flights included!
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FLY TO SOUTH AMERICA
Fly to Argentina and on arrival in Buenos Aires you will be transferred to your hotel, where the remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Your time is free to explore this great city or let us know if you would like to pre-book a sightseeing tour to make the most of your stay.
BOARD NORWEGIAN STAR CRUISE
Check out of your hotel in the morning and transfer to the cruise port to board Norwegian Star and commence your spectacular Antarctica & South America cruise.
Cruise - Buenos Aires Argentina - depart 6:45pm
Enjoy the facilities, meals and entertainment on board Norwegian Star.
Puerto Madryn, Argentina - Arrive 8:00am, Depart 5:00pm
There loads to do on Norwegian Star, like start the day at Mandara Spa, where you can revive, refresh and recharge (spa treatments not included).
Punta Arenas, Chile - Arrive 8:00am, Depart 4:00pm
Ushuaia, Argentina - Arrive 10:00am, Depart 5:00pm
Discover the immense beauty of Tierra del Fuego's lakes, lush forests, soaring mountains and flora and fauna by train, via all-terrain vehicle or on horseback (optional shore excursions). Enjoy the expansive views from Garibaldi Pass and watch for sea lions and albatross along the Beagle Channel.
Have fun relaxing aboard Norwegian Star. Grab a drink at one of the many bars and lounges. Enjoy delicious dining, from Irish pub classics at O'Sheehan's to classic hibachi at Teppanyaki (drinks & some meals not included).
Deception Island, Antarctica - Overnight
Deception Island located off the coast of Antarctica in the South Shetland Islands. The mountainous, horseshoe-shaped destination is home to an active volcano and eight nesting seabirds. The largest group of penguins in the Antarctic Peninsula, and possibly the world, is located on this wildlife lover's paradise. This is your chance to witness tens of thousands of chinstrap penguins looking like a scene out of 'Happy Feet'.
CRUISE ELEPHANT ISLAND / CAPE LOOKOUT
Cruise Elephant Island/Cape Lookout - Arrive 9:00am, Depart 3:00pm
Elephant Island takes it name from two things - the elephant seals that live there and some thought the island was shaped a bit like an elephant head. Dramatic mountains, shimmering sheets of ice and unique wildlife add to the thrill of this remote destination. This beautiful landscape, albeit unforgiving, is also home legions of dapper-looking penguins that waddle across the rocky terrain, while their giant seal neighbours lounge around the island.
Sail past glaciers where you can look for leopard seals. Keep watch for the largest animal to ever exist, the blue whale, and don't forget to get your camera ready for Emperor Penguin and other rare bird sightings.
STANLEY, FALKLAND ISLANDS
Stanley, Falkland Islands - Arrive 7:00am, Depart 5:00pm
Discover this quaint town, its cathedral, authentic English pubs, neat gardens, war memorials and fascinating landscape. Set off for an adventure on this South Atlantic island and visit a penguin colony and watch for albatross and skuas or go to a sprawling sheep farm.
Refurbished as part of the Norwegian Edge programme in 2018, Norwegian Star shines with upgrades. The extensive enhancements include upgrades to staterooms, public spaces, restaurants, bars and lounges.
PUNTA DEL ESTE
Punta del Este, Uruguay - Arrive 8:00am, Depart 5:30pm
ARRIVE BUENOS AIRES
After disembarking from your cruise at approximately 5:45 in the morning, you will be transferred to your Buenos Aires hotel for your two-night stay.
Now’s the time to catch up on any sightseeing that you missed on the first visit and enjoy the opportunity to discover more about this great city.
FLY TO AUSTRALIA
Check out of your hotel in the morning and transfer to the airport for your flights home to Australia. As the journey comes to an end, your memories begin!
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You can imagine why this is one of our most popular cruise holidays. There's no better, or easier, way to discover Antarctica and this trip gives you all the comforts of a big, modern ship. Plus we've included an extended stay in Buenos Aires and flights from Australia so that it's the compete package!
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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.
This cruise package has limited departures and the following dates are when you would fly out of Australia. Please ask us for your preferred departure date and we will advise availability.
2022 – 28 January, 11 February, 25 February
2023 – 27 January, 10 February, 24 February*
Dates are subject to availability at time of booking. Price may vary depending on your travel date. *Surcharge applies to 2023 departures.
Tour start time
The start time listed for this cruise package is 8:00am but this is just a guide. For your international flights, you will be advised of the flight details and check-in times when your booking is confirmed.
Important to remember...
The day-by-day tour descriptions are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, sea or river 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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