Epic Antarctica from Dunedin: Crossing the 7th Continent 2026 – BOOK NOW Save upto 20%

enquire now 34 Days From NZD $72,650 pp twinshare
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Calling all pioneers, history buffs and adventure lovers for an epic adventure across the southern seas

✓ Follow in the footsteps of explorers such as Scott, Ross, Amundsen and Shackleton and embark on a journey very few people on this planet have made

✓ Sail beyond the Antarctic Circle, uncover wonders of the Ross Sea, explore the Peninsula and the incredible sights in between

✓ Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the beauty and majesty of this remote and pristine environment

Expedition To/From: Dunedin, New Zealand/Ushuaia, Argentina

  • Cruise
  • 34 days
  • 08 February – 12 March 2026

Our world-class expedition vessels: Douglas Mawson.

Destination Highlights
• See the impressive Ross Ice Shelf, the largest ice shelf in the world (roughly the size of France)
• Follow the trails of pioneers and traverse the Antarctic coastline from the Ross Sea to the Antarctic Peninsula
• Bear witness to a vast array of wildlife including numerous penguin varieties

Sample Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive in Dunedin and transfer your hotel
Day 2: Embarkation day
Day 3: At Sea
Days 4-6: New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands
Day 7: At Sea
Days 8-9: Macquarie Island
Days 10-12: At Sea
Days 13-18: Ross Sea
Days 19-26: At Sea, Cross the International Date Line
Days 27-31: Antarctic Peninsula
Days 32-33: At Sea
Day 34: Disembark in Ushuaia

• All airport transfers mentioned in the itinerary.
• One night’s hotel accommodation including breakfast, in Dunedin on
Day 1.
• Onboard accommodation during voyage, including daily cabin service.
• All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage.
• Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner.
• Captain’s Farewell reception including four-course dinner, house
cocktails, house beer and wine, non- alcoholic beverages.
• All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises.
• Educational lectures and guiding services provided by Expedition
• Complimentary access to onboard expedition doctor and medical
clinic (initial consultation).
• One 3-in-1 waterproof, polar expedition jacket.
• Complimentary use of Muck Boots during the voyage.
• Comprehensive pre-departure information.
• Port surcharges, permits and landing fees.
• Wi-Fi* (Please note we travel to remote regions and therefore the connection can be unreliable).

• International or domestic flights – unless specified in the itinerary.
• Transfers – unless specified in the itinerary.
• Airport arrival or departure taxes.
• Passport, visa, reciprocity and vaccination fees and charges.
• Travel insurance or emergency evacuation charges.
• Hotel accommodation and meals – unless specified in the itinerary.
• Optional excursions and optional activity surcharges.
• All items of a personal nature, including but not limited to alcoholic beverages and soft drinks (outside of dinner service), gratuities, laundry services, personal clothing, medical expenses, wi-fi,

Save up to 20%

*Terms and conditions: Only valid on new bookings and must be booked by 30 June, 2024. Promotion is subject to availability at the time of booking and capacity controlled. Offer can be withdrawn at any time and not redeemable for cash. For Air Credit value-add, this is applicable on select Antarctic 2025-26 voyages. Normal booking terms and conditions apply – contact your travel advisor for details.

Images courtesy of Aurora Expeditions