They all leave from Sth America...
Originally Posted by CruisinJohn14
I had a few questions reguarding Anarctica. I will be (hopefully) going to book a South American Cruise for Jan 2010. I was wondering if anyone knows if a company offers cruises to Antarctica from South America. Also what are the must see attractions?
... except for those that leave from Australia and New Zealand. You'll need to decide whether you want to cruise on a 'normal' cruise ship or an expedition ship. Generally, unless it's a repo cruise, the expedition ships leave from Ushuaia. The 'normal' cruise ship will leave from whereever!
2004 Hurtigruten on M/S Nordkapp Bergen - Kirkenes return
2006-7 M/S Nordkapp to Antarctica and Chilean Fjords
Dec 2008 Mare Australis - Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 2008 Minerva - Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia
Oct-Nov 2010 NG Explorer - South Georgia & The Falklands
Dec 2010 Galapagos on M/S Beagle
March 2012 NG Explorer - Cape Horn to Cape of Good Hope
July 2013 Le Boreal - Oslo to Reykjavik via Svalbard and East Greenland
Dec 2015 Le Soleal - NZ & Australian Subantarctic Islands
Sept 2017 L'Austral - Darwin to Indonesia via The Kimberley (back to back expeditions)
March 2018 Le Lyrial - Ushuaia to Cape Town
April 2018 Le Lyrial - Durban to Mahe (The Scattered Islands)