18 Nights / 19 Days
Board your ship at Ushuaia and sail the Beagle Channel, to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia, around the South Shetland Islands with our final destination of the Antarctic mainland. Cruising back across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, heading back to Ushuaia, with a possible attemp of rounding Cape Horn.
Vessel: The Akademik Ioffe
Designed for polar research, the Akademik Ioffe is modern, comfortable, safe and ice-strengthened.
From small group sessions to briefings for all passengers, we have public spaces on-board the ship ideally suited for each and every need.
A separate bar and lounge, as well as a library provide ideal places to sit and relax or catch up on some reading. A selection of movies and documentaries can also be watched in the lounge.
Vessel: The Akademik Sergey Vavilov
The sister ship to the Akademik Ioffe; is modern, comfortable, safe and ice-strengthened.
With a near identical layout the Akademik Sergey Vavilov offers numerous passenger areas ideal for small group briefings or information sessions, an expansive bar and lounge located on deck six offers widespread views 180 degrees, making it an ideal location for catching up over drinks or writing in your journal.
The library and reading room are well stocked with polar, fiction and non- fiction and is a wonderful spot to enjoy some reading.
The sumptuous meals prepared for you by our culinary team are enjoyed in our dining room, which can host all clients in a single seating and will keep you feeling healthy and strong for the myriad of activities offered throughout the voyage.
Both ships also include the theatre style presentation room, gift-shop, fitness room, massage room, hot water spa, sauna and plunge pool.