2014 02 Dec, 07 Dec, 12 Dec, 17 Dec, 22 Dec, 27 Dec,
2015 17 Jan, 22 Jan, 27 Jan, 01 Feb, 06 Feb, 11 Feb
Transfers airport/hotel/airport in Punta Arenas, 1 night accommodation in Punta Arenas, 1 night accommodation in Punta Arenas on return from Antarctica, return flight from Punta Arenas to Frei Station, daily buffet breakfast and lunch, dinner, wine/beer/soft drinks/snacks throughout the expedition, all English speaking guided shore excursions, lectures/entertainment on board, loan of waterproof boots for landing in Antarctica,
Airfares, items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities (suggested USD 10 per person per day), airport taxes, excess baggage charges, travel/health insurance, visas or passport expenses.
Vessel : M/V Ocean Nova
The M/V Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable vessel. She was built in Denmark in 1992 to sail the ice-choked waters of Greenland, and her ice-strengthened hull is ideally suited for expedition travel in Antarctica. The M/V Ocean Nova has capacity for 68 passengers accommodated in comfortable outside cabins, all with private facilities, including dedicated single, twin and triple cabins. In addition to a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room, a spacious dining room, a bar, a library and an infirmary. The ship has Zodiac boats that are well suited for disembarking and wildlife watching.
Expedition staff & Crew: 38, Passengers: 68, Lifeboats: 2, fully enclosed, capacity of 90, Length: 73.0m, Breadth: 11.0m, Draft 3.7m, Propulsion: engines - 2,000-horsepower, Ice class: 1B, EO (Hull Ice 1A), Crusing speed: 12 knots in open water.
M/V Ocean Nova Typical Cabin Onboard Dining Room