Affordable Polar expedition ship with a South American crew and a solid, reliable reputation.
This US-built ship prides herself on excellent service. A reliable Argentine operation, her crew is mostly Latin American and the spirit is friendly and informal. The large outer deck, dining room, observation lounge and bar provide ample space for everyone to mingle and, thanks to her size, you can really get to know your fellow Antarctic explorers.
She has a large deck, enabling the up-to 90 guests to enjoy a feeling of space and freedom whilst on board. All exterior-facing cabins are bright with ample storage space and individually controlled heating. There’s a wide range to suit all budgets; from economical twin cabins with bunk beds and shared facilities to quite minimalist, contemporary-styled suites with DVD, sitting area and minibar.
The ship has a large dining room where meals taken at shared tables, so it’s easy to make new friends. There’s an observation lounge, conference room with modern multimedia equipment and you are welcome on the bridge.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Highlights: “Setting foot on Antarctica and seeing the wildlife in its natural habitat. The first part had always been an ambition of mine”SM, Dennie
This was a trip of a lifetime. The scale of the natural beauty of Antarctica is overwhelming. The icebergs, penguins ,mountains and sunshine which reflected it all in the clear water was breathtaking. I feel privileged to have been able to experience it thank you.AW, Stanmore
Most memorable experience: "A hard question to answer, but probably being able to walk on the continent, and not just strolling along the shore line, but fairly serious walking on snow and ice up onto the local ridges."HW, New Romney
Highlights were South Georgia – amazing king penguin colony, bathing in thermal pool and cooling off in Whalers Bay on deception island, the open air party as we left Paradise Bay, walking f the frozen Weddell seaHG, Surbition
Most memorable experience: "The whales in Wilhelmina Bay. Our expedition leader said that this was the best he had seen in his 19 years of leading these trips."RW, Teddington
The whole experience of sailing across Antarctica was amazing, but being able to visit Scott's at Cape Evans was probably the pinnacle of the trip.JW, Bedford
Every bit was memorable from the rough sea crossings to the wonderful remoteness of the destination and the absolutely fantastic wildlife.HD, London
Most Memorable Experience: “The Awesome Beauty of a Sunny Antarctica!”AW, Nottingham
Antarctica “Best holiday we have ever had.”MR, West Malling
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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.
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Real Latin America Experts
Sophie Barber - Travel Expert
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.
Lina Fuller - Travel Expert
Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert
Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert
Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.
Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert
Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.