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The Antarctic Peninsula and Weddell Sea - M/V Polar Pioneer PPWA
The Antarctic Peninsula And Weddell Sea - M/V Polar Pioneer
Journey deep into Antarctica and visit both sides of the Peninsula. The Weddell Sea is a pristine area of Antarctica, reserved only for the luckiest of polar travellers. It boasts huge tabular icebergs, pristine seas and an uncompromising environment reserved for rare and unique wildlife. It was here
that polar explorer Ernest Shackleton travelled, too, on his quest to conquer this inhospitable environment. During your cruise, you'll not only see the world's tallest penguins, the emperors, but observe seals, whales and birds at close quarters.
- Follow in the footsteps of famous polar explorer Ernest Shackleton
- Journey deep into Antarctica, territory trodden by only a few lucky explorers
- Take Zodiacs beneath huge icebergs and towering glaciated peaks
- See whales, seals and vast penguin colonies
Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.
Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.
We have the following different versions of the The Antarctic Peninsula and Weddell Sea - M/V Polar Pioneer tour available at present.
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Bottle of wine - from $12
Bottle of beer - from $3
Spirits (gin, whisky, vodka, port, rum) - from $5
Cocktails - from $5.50
Soft drinks (fizzy, fruit juice and water) - from $2.50
There is no internet access on board our ships, however you can pay to send and receive emails (no attachments). On the Polar Pioneer, the prices start from approximately 20 US cents per one kilobyte. Wi-fi access is available for laptops, with an email account set up for US$5, with the same download/sending fees.
A satellite telephone is available for use, and prices start from US$10 for 5 min.
Please Note: Due to the remote location of your voyage, making contact with the ship via telephone can be difficult and expensive.
It is better to carry US dollars for tipping and payment of bar bills on board the ship. You can also pay with all major credit cards including Visa, Mastercard and American Express.