Antártida

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Set out on an Oceanwide Expeditions Antarctica cruise and experience the outermost edge of human exploration. Oceanwide’s Antarctic cruises immerse you fully in the incomparable terrain of Antarctica, introducing you to a diverse host of animals while also engaging you in exhilarating expedition cruise activities like kayaking, hiking, mountaineering, scuba diving, and even camping. Your Antarctic expedition cruise will thoroughly acquaint you with Antarctica’s wondrous ice wildernesses, bringing out your inner explorer as you tour colossal glacier fronts, dazzling berg-filled bays, and shorelines surrounded by towering, snow-swept mountains.Also available during Antarctic cruises aboard our new vessel, Hondius, are special science-based activities that delve into the incredible Antarctic ecosystem.

For countless people over several centuries, Antarctica represents many things…
 

Antarctica is the ice-packed secrets of the Ross or Weddell Seas. It is the snowy southern islands as well as the lush, bird-filled flora of the sub-Antarctic. And Antarctica is the snowy peaks, vast penguin colonies, and whale-abundant waters of the Antarctic Peninsula. Antarctica means seabirds, whales, and near-limitless other animals. But whatever else Antarctica is, it is without doubt an incomparable cruise adventure.

Join Oceanwide on an Antarctic expedition cruise, and experience exploration in its native environment.

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Cruises to Antarctica

Mar de Ross, incl. helicópteros
Hasta 5500 USD de descuento

Mar de Ross, incl. helicópteros

Círculo Polar & Península Antártica – Isla Pedro I – Mar de Ross – Isla Campbell - Isa Enderby | ¡El viaje antártico más espectacular!

OTL27-20. Navegue hasta el extremo sur de la península antártica, la isla Peter I, el mar de Bellingshausen y el mar de Amundsen hasta el mar de Ross. Visite la plataforma de hielo de Ross, los valles secos, la isla de Campbell, Enderby Isand y los refugios históricos de Scott y Shackleton.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Fecha del crucero:

13 ene. - 15 feb., 2020

Precio:

27500 USD 22000 USD 5500 USD de descuento

Mar de Ross, incl. Helicópteros
Hasta 5500 USD de descuento

Mar de Ross, incl. Helicópteros

Isla Enderby - Isla Campbell - Isla Macquarie – Mar de Ross – Isla Pedro I – Península Antártica & Círculo Polar | ¡El viaje antártico más espectacular!

OTL28-20. Navegue hasta el extremo sur de la península antártica, la isla Peter I, el mar de Bellingshausen y el mar de Amundsen hasta el mar de Ross. Visite la plataforma de hielo de Ross, los valles secos, la estación de McMurdo, la isla de Campbell, Enderby Isand y los refugios históricos de Scott y Shackl...

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Fecha del crucero:

16 feb. - 18 mar., 2020

Precio:

27500 USD 22000 USD 5500 USD de descuento

Antártida – Viajes de descubrimiento y aprendizaje

clásico Antártida

HDS24-19. La “clásica” ruta antártica. Este crucero lo llevará a paisajes maravillosos que se encuentran en uno de los ambientes más hostiles de la Tierra. Los grande protagonistas de la Antártida y, en total, hasta 4 especies pueden aparecer frente a sus ojos.

m/v Hondius

m/v Hondius

Fecha del crucero:

11 dic. - 20 dic., 2019

Precio:

6500 USD

Islas Malvinas – Georgias del Sur – Península Antártica

Cumplir al menos seis especies de pingüinos

OTL25-20. Este crucero a las islas Malvinas, Georgias del Sur y Península Antártica es el sueño de los amantes del animales hecho realidad. Las expedición explora una de las últimas regiones indómitas sobre la Tierra – una tierra de bellos paisajes escarpados e increíble variedad de vida silvestre.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Fecha del crucero:

16 dic., 2019 - 3 ene., 2020

Precio:

13350 USD

Antártica – Campamento Base

El mejor viaje de la actividad en la Antártida

PLA25-19. El crucero Campamento Base a la Península Antártica le ofrece una miríada de maneras de explorar y disfrutar de la región Antártica. Esta expedición le permitirá realizar caminatas, utilizar raquetas de nieve, andar en kayak, practicar montañismo e incluso acampara bajo los cielos polares antárticos...

m/v Plancius

m/v Plancius

Fecha del crucero:

18 dic. - 29 dic., 2019

Precio:

por encargo

Antarctica cruise video

Antarctica story

Basecamp Plancius: A True Antarctic Adventure

It was New Year’s Eve, and I was dressed in a full-body penguin suit, making my way to the buffet. We were three days into our cruise aboard...

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Antarctica blog

Oceanwide Five-Time World Travel Award Winner

Oceanwide Expeditions was named the 2019 World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator at the World Travel Awards gala held on November 28 in the...

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Antarctica experiences

Antarctica wildlife

Ver la impresionante variedad de fauna que se podría encontrar::

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Mapa de Antarctica

Antarctica cruise reviews

rating reviews

Valoración general basada en 190 votos

Michael Wims
Outstanding in every way
por Michael Wims sobre Antarctica

Of the 25 voyages we have taken, this was the best. The ship's crew and staff were outstanding, friendly and caring. The food was the best we've had on a ship. Although every ship we've been on has...

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Susanne Mraz
the perfect holidax
por Susanne Mraz sobre Antarctica

It was the perfect holiday. I wanted to see the king pinguines ... and we saw a lot ... The crew was the best. The captainn did his best ... the kitchen was perfect and the guides did the best that we see everything....

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David Kastelein
Perfect
por David Kastelein sobre Antarctica

Our expedition to Antarctica exceeded our expectations more than we could ever imagine. The crew is very professional, the boat was perfect for the comfort we needed and the fresh food that is served was amazing....

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Dawn Kwan
Amazing experience
por Dawn Kwan sobre Antarctica

The expedition team, captain and his crew, and the hotel staff were all incredible, warm, and made the experience life changing. Really appreciated the good weather so we were able to have 4 days of landing.

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sandra thomas
emperor penguins
por sandra thomas sobre Antarctica

a terrific trip all the crew were fantastic Claudia chief guide was amazing and organized all very well. The food was worthy of a 5 star restaurant thanks to Mr Khabir. The lectures all were interesting and informative,...

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Robert Springer
Excellent
por Robert Springer sobre Antarctica

Oceanwide couldn't have done a better job. The ship was new and excellent, the crew was awesome, the food was terrific, especially considering that there was no way to retrovision the ship on a 21 day trip....

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Antarctica FAQ

¿Dónde está la Antártida?

Antártida es el 5to en tamaño de los siete continentes. El continente tiene dos grandes entradas en la línea costera que son el Mar de Ross y el Mar de Weddell. El continente más cercano es América del Sur. La superficie...

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¿Cuál es el huso horario en la Antártida?

La zona/ huso horario en Antártida es la misma que en Nueva Zelanda: GMT +12 horas. En viajes regulares a Antártida operamos en la misma zona horaria que Ushuaia, Argentina: GMT -3horas.

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¿Es peligroso visitar la Antártida?

No, la ubicación remota, el paisaje congelado y la meteorología impredecible pueden hacer que las operaciones turísticas sean difíciles, pero Oceanwide Expeditions tiene la experiencia, conocimientos y competencia necesaria...

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¿Cómo es el clima en Antártida?

La Antártida es el continente más frío y también más ventoso en el mundo. La temperatura más baja en la Tierra se registró en la Antártida. Hay tres regiones climáticas en la Antártida: El...

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¿Cómo es el paisaje Antártico?

Antártida está compuesta por dos grandes regiones. Antártida oriental (la de mayor superficie) y Antártida Occidental (Península Antártica). Más del 98% del continente está cubierto de hielo y nieve....

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¿Qué tipo de plantas o animales es posible encontrar en Antártida?

La vegetación en Antártida se limita a aproximadamente 350 especies de principalmente líquenes, musgos y algas. Varias especies de aves marinas, focas y pingüinos suelen verse en Antártida, tales como pingüino Emperador,...

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About Antarctica

Antarctic Weather

Witness some of Earth’s most beautiful scenery in one of Earth’s least hospitable environments. Antarctica is the coldest, highest, windiest, and driest of all Earth’s continents, though it grants our cruise passengers access to many of the most dazzling sights our planet has to offer. Gray rock peaks punch out of the wind-carved snow, passing icebergs dot the dark blue waters, and wildlife abounds that can be seen nowhere else – all serving to remind us that we are truly in another world.


Along the Antarctic coasts (where we travel on our cruises) temperatures can reach as high as 10°C (50°F) during a hot summer day, and on a regular day can plummet to barely above freezing. But just because you’re in the coldest spot on Earth doesn’t mean you have to be uncomfortable: Our vessels are consummately designed to make your voyage as pleasant as possible. And if you’re still unsure what clothing to pack, we’ll give you all the information you need to stay warm and dry before you join us on our exploration of the Antarctic.

Facts About Antarctica

  • Antarctica is larger than Europe
  • Because Antarctica experiences so little precipitation, it is technically a desert
  • The name “Antarctica” comes from a Greek phrase meaning “opposite to north”
  • Almost 62% of the freshwater ice on Earth exists in Antarctica. If all that ice melted today, the world’s oceans would swell by about 60 meters (197 feet)
  • The coldest temperature ever recorded was at the Antarctic research station Vostok, on July 21, 1983, when the thermometer dropped to a teeth-chattering -89.2°C (-128.6°F), cold enough to shatter steel
  • Despite the cold, the biggest documented mass of living creatures — a 10,000,000-ton school of krill — was spotted in the Antarctic
  • The first confirmed sighting of Antarctica was in 1820, though it would take almost a century — until 1911, to be exact — before a human being set foot on the continent

Travel to Antarctica

An Antarctic cruise means visiting a part of Earth that has remained largely unchanged since Aristotle first gave rise to the notion of Terra Australis, or the ”Land of the South”.

Taking one of our cruises also means acquainting yourself with the real survivalists of the Antarctic: the seals, whales, and so many penguins who call the region home.

Our Antarctica cruises offer you an experience unlike any you’ve had. Take a Zodiac cruise among the towering blue-white icebergs, kayak alongside curious whales, introduce yourself to the inquisitive penguins, dive into a new world under the sea, camp beneath the polar sky, or climb to a rugged vista for a bird’s-eye view of the landscape. To see a list of all your many options, check out our dedicated Antarctica cruise page.