The Antarctic Experience

October 28 – November 9, 2017

Join Bill’s Trips guides for a 13 day trip of a lifetime to ski or snowboard the incredible Antarctic Peninsula.  Board your luxury antarctic cruise ship in Ushuaia, South America, then set sail to explore and ski the amazing mountains and glaciers of the most southern continent on the planet.   I am so stoked to have guided on this adveture for the past 2 years, and am sooo looking forward to getting back down there in 2017! – Bill.

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Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive in Ushuaia, South America.  Orientation and pre trip instruction with your guide on the nearby glacier.  Welcome Dinner.  Overnight in Ushuaia.

Day 2 – Board the Sea Adventurer and set sail down the Beagle Channel.

Day 3/4 – Cross the Drake Passage. Sperm, fin, and humpback whales, along with skies of seabirds will accompany our journey.

Day 5 – Ski and trekking objectives at Neko Harbour. Zodiac cruises, penguin rookeries, hiking.

Day 6 – Ski and trekking objectives at Anvers and Wenke Islands. Port Lockroy scientific base and museum. Visit gentoo and adelie penguin habitat.

Day 7 – Ski and trekking objectives on Ronge Island/Mt. Britannia. Visit penguin rookery at Georges Point.

Day 8 – Ski and trekking objectives in Paradise Bay. Zodiac excursions.Visit penguin rookery and Almirante Brown Station.

Day 9 – Lemaire Channel/ Mt. Scott/ Mt. Demaria/Mt. Mill ski descents. Visit the Ukrainian Vernadsky scientific station. Killer whale and leopard seal sightings.

Day 10 – New ski descents and nature cruises of Charlotte Bay; begin journey north in the evening.

Day 11/12 – Sail Drake Passage; pass the dramatic cliffs of Cape Horn.

Day 13 – Disembark the Sea Adventurer in Ushuaia, Argentina.

Flexibility is necessary for all Antarctic travel. This program is subject to change throughout the journey depending on ice, weather and local conditions.

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Price – From US $9,995

Lower Deck Twin: US $9,995 per guest – SOLD OUT
Main Deck Twin (porthole): US $11,995 per guest
Main Deck Twin (window): US $12,165 per guest
Main Deck Twin Single: US $19,690
Upper Deck Superior: US $14,090 per guest
Upper Deck Deluxe: US $15,180 per guest – SOLD OUT
Suite Cabins: US $17,490 per guest
Captain’s Suite: US $19,690 per guest

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Inclusions

  • 1 night pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Ushuaia, Argentina including breakfast and welcome dinner.
  • 1 day of pre-expedition orientation and training by your guide on the Ushuaia glacier.
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and all snacks aboard the Sea Adventurer.
  • Shore landings and Zodiac excursions.
  • 4 to 1 ski guiding ratio.
  • Presentations by the Expedition Team including marine biologists, historians, geologists and other Antarctic experts.
  • Expedition certificate and photographic DVD chronicling the voyage.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information package.
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How fit and experienced do I have to be?

If you can comfortably ski a black run in your resort back home, and are fit enough to walk up a sand dune at the beach then you are capable enough to ski or board the Antarctic Peninsula.  You do not even have to be a skier or snowboarder to join this trip as there is also the option to kayak, trek and zodiac excursions.  Or just relax and take it all in from the luxury of the ship.

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More Info

Contact Bill for more info on this incredible experience.  The last remaining births will not last long.

  • Australia   0409 161 978
  • International  +61 409 161 978
  • bill@billstrips.com
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