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Antarctic Cruise

Best time to travel
Nov – Mar
Ideal length
19 nights
Perfect for
Price from
€8,795 pp

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 3-nights’ at an OROKO partner hotel in Buenos Aires.
  • Private guided city tour of Buenos Aires and reservations in our favourite parrillas.
  • 13-night Antarctic cruise aboard on of our partner cruise ship, on an all-inclusive basis.
  • One-night pre-cruise and one-night post-cruise luxury accommodation in Ushuaia.
  • Relax for 3 nights’ at the end of your trip in the traditional estancia of La Bamba de Areco.
  • Guided land and sea tours and shoreside activities led by expert Expeditions Team.
  • All private transfers and guiding requirements.
  • Allow us to arrange unique experiences in Ushuaia like trekking in Tierra del Fuego.
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About Antarctica

Leave the rest of the world behind and travel to the most distant and extreme destination on the planet. Appreciate the otherworldly beauty of our wonderful planet as you explore the ends of the earth in Antarctica. On this luxury journey that many only dream of, accompany expert wilderness guides and get up close to the wildlife that brave these extreme conditions. Combined with vibrant Argentina, this suggested itinerary combines luxury, comfort and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Trip Overview

Depart from November to February.
Fly from Dublin to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon arrival, privately transfer to an OROKO recommended hotel for your three-night stay.
Fly to Buenos Aires Argentina
Known as the “Paris of Latin America”, Buenos Aires is a fantastic base to explore the rest of the country.
We will arrange a private half-day city tour to historic landmarks and through the chic districts of Recoleta and Palermo. We will also arrange restaurant reservations in some of our favourite parrillas.
Stay in Buenos Aires
Fly to Ushuaia, the capital of Tierra del Fuego.
Enjoy a one-night pre-cruise and post-cruise stay in an OROKO partner property. Nicknamed “The End of the World”, it is home to beautifully rugged landscapes and spectacular marine wildlife.
Ushuaia Argentina
It is time to embark on your once in a lifetime cruise in Antarctica.
Privately transfer to Ushuaia Port where you will arrive at your luxury cruise ship. Check in to your spacious room and admire the views from the observation deck as you depart for Antarctica.
Luxury Cruise in Antarctica
Sail along the legendary Drake Passage, passing mammoth icebergs and watching the “End of the World” fade into the horizon.
Surrounded by pods of humpback whales and shadowed by soaring albatrosses, admire the unbelievable welcome you will receive as you make your first landing on the White Continent.
Up Close to Wildlife in Antarctica
As you sail the Antarctic, get your camera ready for some unbelievable wildlife sightings.
As you come face to face with towering islands of ice, get up close to colonies of penguins, pods of whales and majestic birds. Photography enthusiasts will be blown away by endless atmospheric landscape shots they will take along the way.
Penguins in Antarctica
Reaching the Antarctic Peninsula, embark on adventure expeditions with expert guides.
As you continue to make landings, admire adorable seal and penguin colonies that call Antarctica home. One unbelievable highlight includes zodiac boat excursions in the Antarctic, a wonderful way to appreciate the White Continent in complete silence.
Sea Expeditions in Antarctica
Your adventure in the White Continent has come to an end.
Arrive in Ushuaia Port, where you will be privately transferred to your Ushuaia hotel for some well-deserved rest.
Cheeky Penguins in Antarctica
Privately transfer to the luxury Estancia La Bamba De Areco for your three-night stay.
Situated in the gaucho heartland of Pampa, get ready for a traditional ranch experience. Choose to simply relax by the pool or watch daily polo training sessions, enjoy horse riding excursions and mountain biking around the surrounding area.
La Bamba de Areco Argentina
Privately transfer to Buenos Aires Airport for your flight home.
Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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Hondius, Oceanwide Expeditions

Aboard the Hondius, enjoy unique landscapes and wildlife, while impacting them as little as possible. One of the most environmentally friendly vessels on the polar seas, be safe in the knowledge that you are protecting the unique seas of the Antarctic. Expect luxury and comfort, with various relaxation zones as well as a large observation deck, promising exceptional views and photo opportunities.

View our suggested itinerary to Antarctica.


Silver Cloud, Silversea

Aboard the Silver Cloud, appreciate comfort and luxury in your spacious apartment suite. With a dedicated butler service and spacious lounge areas, everything is prepared for your unlimited comfort. Throughout the cruise, enjoy onboard entertainment and a selection of restaurants offering a range of dining options. For relaxation after exhilarating landings, relax in the Zagara Beauty Salon or at the heated pool deck.

View our suggested itinerary to Antarctica.


Home Hotel, Buenos Aires

Home Hotel is a laid-back, stylish boutique perfectly situated in Buenos Aires’s chic neighbourhood of Palermo. The outdoor garden has a charming outdoor pool and sun loungers, perfectly situated for mornings in the summer sun. Interiors are homely and inviting and many rooms feature spa baths and private terraces with city views.


Arakur Ushuaia Resort & Spa

Arakur Resort and Spa is etched into the cliffside within Reserva Natural Cerro Alarkén. The luxury hotel is situated 800 feet above sea level and has been specially designed to harmonise with nature and operate in a sustainable manner. The outdoor pool and Jacuzzi use water sourced from melted glaciers, offers spectacular views over the unique landscape.


Estancia La Bamba De Areco, Buenos Aires

This elegant estancia in Argentina has become a piece of Argentinian history in itself, continuing to embrace authentic gaucho culture. It is an exceptional place for adventure, and regularly hosts polo games as well as organising horse riding and mountain bike excursions upon request.

What people are saying

In summary, it was a first class trip which we truly enjoyed. We have not one single complaint and in fact we tip our hats to OROKO, you exceeded our expectations. It is a great feeling when you just know everything is organised.

Rose & John – Sorrento, May 2019


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