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SM AL L SH I P EX P ERI EN C E S I N C O M F O RT & S T Y L E

2020–2021 SEASON

Antarctic Adventures Aboard The Hebridean Sky & Island Sky

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CONTENTS  OUR SHIPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4  ACCOMMODATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6  ITINERARIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12  ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26  CITIZEN SCIENCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28  RATES & DATES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30  DECK PLANS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

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Dear Traveler, Over the years I have had many conversations with colleagues about how to combine the best elements of polar travel, and in 2010 a group of like-minded polar professionals and I took these conversations a step further, and set out to create a new kind of company. We decided early on that our mission would be to provide Antarctic travelers with “best in class” experiences. To that end we sought out the best guides, naturalists, and expedition crew members we had worked with over the years, and began persuading them to join us. At the same time we began an intensive search for the best possible vessel. There are many ways to encounter the Antarctic: From the deck of an expeditionary ship, in a Zodiac or a kayak, or camping overnight along the shore. Our goal was to acquire a ship that would act as a platform for these experiences without sacrificing the comfort and ease that you would enjoy at a fine boutique hotel. I’m thrilled to say that Polar Latitudes has become the company we envisioned. Our vessels, the Hebridean Sky & Island Sky boast a level of comfort and safety unmatched in polar waters. Our world-class team has developed programs for both firsttime visitors and those returning for a deeper exploration, and our onboard staff stands ready to fulfill their mission, to create and lead superior polar expedition cruises with a focus on you, our guest. On the following pages you’ll find the particulars of what makes Polar Latitudes’ voyages unique. I hope they will inspire you to join us. Our partners will be happy to provide you with further details. Sincerely,

John McKeon President | Polar Latitudes

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Our Sister Ships Sailing in Comfort, Style & Safety aboard the Island Sky & Hebridean Sky Island Sky and Hebridean Sky are truly sisters. Built in the same Italian Shipyard, both boast spacious, well-appointed suites, stylish common areas, and redundant core technology that allows them to operate smoothly, even under the most challenging of conditions. Like most sisters, they each have distinct personalities and individual flair, but the strong bone structure and good breeding that they share are unmistakable.

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OUR SHIPS 

Impeccable Amenities

Lounge: Hebridean Sky SERVICES

• World-Class Cuisine • Complimentary Wine or Beer with Dinner • Live Entertainment • Complimentary Coffee/Tea station • Voyage Photo Coach • On-board MD and Facilities • Dedicated Passenger Service Manager • Two Hotel Nights to reduce flight delay / cancellation worries

Library: Hebridean Sky

• Complimentary Expedition Jacket

FACILITIES

• Elevator serving all passenger decks • 200 Megabytes of WIFI Internet for your personal device • Free Internet on computers in the Library • Panoramic Top Deck Observation Platform • Bar/Lounge with Live Entertainment • Lounge with Audiovisual Facilities

Lido Deck: Island Sky

• DVD Movie Library

WORLD-CLASS CUISINE

Great expeditions require great food! Our team of world-class chefs offer breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that change daily. They have boat-loads of creativity, so you are sure to experience a variety of remarkable cuisine throughout your voyage.

Reception: Island Sky

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Hebridean Sky Accommodations

Owner's Suite Two room suite with sitting room and bedroom. 385 sq. ft. (34 m²) including a 110 sq. ft. (10.2 m²) balcony

All Suites Feature • Exterior views • Nearly all suites can be configured with your choice of one queen or two twin beds.

Owner’s, Penthouse & Veranda Suites include all Standard Features Plus • En suite Champagne & Chocolates on arrival • Complimentary mini-bar (beer, wine & soft drinks)

• Sitting area with sofa and/or side chairs

• En suite Nespresso machine

• Flat Screen TV

Please Note: Veranda, Penthouse & Owner’s Suites include a private balcony.

• Telephone • En-suite temperature controls • Mini-Bar • Marble-appointed bathroom with fine toiletries • Hair dryer • 225 sq. ft. or more

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Promenade & Deluxe Suites include all Standard Features Plus • En suite Champagne & Chocolates on arrival • Complimentary mini-bar (beer, wine & soft drinks) • En suite Nespresso machine available on Request


ACCOMMODATIONS 

Penthouse Suites Suites with private balcony and sitting area 325 sq. ft. (30 m²) including an 80 sq. ft. (7.4 m²) balcony

Veranda Suites Suites with private balcony and sitting area 260 sq. ft. (24 m²) including a 40 sq. ft. (3.7 m²) balcony

Deluxe Suites Suites with forward and side windows and sitting area 240 sq. ft. (22 m²)

Promenade Suites Suites with window and sitting area 220 sq. ft. (20.4 m²)

Window & Triple Suites Suites with window and sitting area 225 sq. ft. (21 m²)

Porthole Suites Suites with porthole and sitting area 240 sq. ft. (22 m²)

Please note: All dimensions are approximate

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Island Sky Accommodations

Owner's Suite Two room suite with sitting room and bedroom. 385 sq. ft. (34 m²) including a 110 sq. ft. (10.2 m²) balcony

All Suites Feature • Exterior views • Nearly all suites can be configured with your choice of one queen or two twin beds.

Owner’s, Penthouse & Veranda Suites include all Standard Features Plus • En suite Champagne & Chocolates on arrival • Complimentary mini-bar (beer, wine & soft drinks)

• Sitting area with sofa and/or side chairs

• En suite Nespresso machine

• Flat Screen TV

Please Note: Veranda, Penthouse & Owner’s Suites include a private balcony.

• Telephone • En-suite temperature controls • Mini-Bar

Promenade & Deluxe Suites include all Standard Features Plus

• Marble-appointed bathroom with fine toiletries

• Tinted Sliding Glass Door to bring Antarctica into your suite and give easy access to Promenade Deck

• Hair dryer

• En suite Champagne & Chocolates on arrival

• 225 sq. ft. or more

• Complimentary mini-bar (beer, wine & soft drinks) • En suite Nespresso machine available on Request

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Penthouse Suites Suites with private balcony and sitting area with side chairs and table 325 sq. ft. (30 m2) including an 80 sq. ft. (7.4 m2) balcony

Veranda Suites Suites with private balcony and sitting area with side chairs and table 260 sq. ft. (24 m2) including a 40 sq. ft. (3.7 m2) balcony

Deluxe Suites Suites with tinted sliding glass door onto the Promenade deck and side window, sitting area with sofa 240 sq. ft. (22 m2)

Promenade Suites Suites with tinted sliding glass door onto the Promenade deck and sitting area with sofa 220 sq. ft. (20.4 m2)

Window & Triple Suites Suites with window and sitting area with sofa 225 sq. ft. (21 m2)

Porthole Suites Suites with porthole and sitting area with sofa 235 sq. ft. (21.8 m2)

Please note: All dimensions are approximate

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Hotel Partners In Ushuaia

A member of the Leading Hotels of the World All of Polar Latitudes' Ushuaia departures begin with a two-night stay at the Arakur Resort and Spa. Having two nights eliminates the stress of flight delays and missed connections and gives you plenty of time to enjoy the resort, explore the reserve or head in to town for a little shopping. Located on a beautiful ridge inside Cerro Alarkén Nature Reserve, Arakur offers breathtaking views and sophisticated décor.

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A network of hiking trails begins at the hotel and wends its way through beautiful forest, prairie and mountain settings, while state of the art spa & exercise facilities offer guests a plethora of pleasant activities.

The Lobby Piano Bar features splendid views and an assortment of tasty local treats to accompany your cocktails. The Resort’s “La Cravia” restaurant offers both Argentine and international cuisine. Typical dinner entrees include Argentine barbecue, spider crab, lamb and black hake.

In the morning enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast before your afternoon departure. Relax at the resort, or head into Ushuaia for some pre-embarkation shopping.

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Falklands, S. Georgia & Antarctica An adventure beginning in Puerto Madryn—22 Days DEPARTURE

come dinner. Then, watch the city lights fade in the fresh night air as we sail seaward.

• Nov 1 – Nov 22, 2020 HSK Day 4-5, Southern Ocean: Day 1, Puerto Madryn: We’ve eliminated the anxiety of missed connections and flight delays by giving you a two-night hotel stay in beautiful Puerto Madryn, one of Argentina's fastest growing cities and the gateway to the Peninsula Valdés. Most flights arrive the late afternoon or early evening allowing you a night to get over your jet lag. You'll have a full day on day two to relax or explore town before embarkation on day three.

Among the wildlife spotting opportunities as we sail south, are the albatrosses, prions, and petrels that frequently follow the ship. Our Expedition Team will be out on deck as well, looking for the whales and dolphins that can be seen in the area. Our experts will begin their presentations with informative and entertaining talks on the wildlife, history, and geology of the Falkland Islands and Southern Ocean. Important briefings on environmental regulations and expedition safety will also be held in our comfortable lounge.

Day 2, Puerto Madryn: Located in the Patagonian province of Chubut, Puerto Madryn is a popular resort destination for wildlife excursions, and is known as the best place in Argentina to see Southern Right whales. Take a whale watching trip (not included), watch for nesting cormorants and elephant seals, or experience a walk through a colony of Magellanic penguins and myriad species of native seabirds. Our optional evening briefing is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and to meet some of your fellow travelers. All guests need to arrive at the hotel no later than the evening of day two. Day 3, Embarkation: Arriving at the ship in the afternoon, you will be greeted by our Expedition Team and ship's officers at a safety and orientation briefing followed by the Captain's wel-

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Day 6, West Falklands: The westernmost settled outposts in the Falklands are remote farms that have been family-owned for six and seven generations. The sheep graze alongside albatross colonies and Rockhopper, King, and Magellanic penguin rookeries while striated caracaras patrol overhead and upland geese graze at the water's edge. A visit to one of these homesteads often includes an invitation for cakes and a cup of tea. Day 7, Stanley, East Falkland: Chosen for its sheltered harbor and access to abundant fresh water and peat for fuel, Stanley is easy to discover on foot as most shops and services are centered on the port. The museum, the post-office featuring first day covers, plenty of shops with locally made wool items,

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and Stanley's lively pubs will all be available. It is possible to experience the wildlife of the Falklands from the town including sea lions and Peale's and Commerson's dolphins in the harbor or bird life in nearby Gypsy Cove. Day 8-9, Southern Ocean: There will be plenty of wildlife spotting as we make our way east across the Antarctic Convergence and officially enter Antarctic waters. Shipboard presentations will continue, featuring the exciting history and abundant wildlife of South Georgia. Day 10-13, South Georgia: Its unique position inside the Antarctic Convergence yet outside the limit of the yearly sea ice, makes this 3,755 square kilometer island home to tens of millions of breeding penguins, seals and seabirds. Magnificent mountain scenery, glaciers galore, a rugged coastline punctuated with castellate and tabular icebergs, a rich historical tapestry, and an astounding array of wildlife are all available to us as we travel down South Georgia's leeward coast. Landing sites feature huge Elephant seals, aggressive Fur seals, Gentoo penguins, albatross, petrels, skuas, and gulls. King penguins from fuzzy little chicks to fattened adults can be seen in the hundreds of thousands. We will visit historic Grytviken whaling station, home of the whaling museum, Norwegian seaman's church, the active British Antarctic Survey station plus the tiny graveyard where the great Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton is buried. Day 14-15, Scotia Sea: Heading farther south, we continue our informative presentations and wildlife watch as the icebergs become more and more plentiful.

Day 16-19, Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands: In the waterways of the Antarctic Peninsula, we will hope to make as much time as possible to explore by inflatable Zodiac boats and marvel up close at nature’s glory. Our Expedition Leader and Captain will create a flexible itinerary based on weather, ice, and opportunity. We will aim for the most scenic bays and channels of the Peninsula with stops at penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas, as well as sites of historic and scientific interest. Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo penguins abound, and Weddell, Crabeater and Elephant seals are often found hauled out to rest along with predatory Leopard seals and the assertive Antarctic Fur seal. Minke and Humpback whales are frequent visitors in the late season and Orca sightings are also common. This part of the trip may include the historically rich Elephant Island, or the stunning and picturesque Antarctic Sound, where giant tabular icebergs drift in the current. Depending on weather and ice conditions we may land on the continent at Brown Bluff where wildlife thrives and explore the Humpback whale favored Cierva Cove and Gerlache Strait. If time and weather permit, we may stop off in the South Shetlands and visit Deception Island, the famous Whaling station in Whalers Bay, or take one last look at the penguins at Halfmoon Island before heading North. Day 20-21, Drake Passage: As we leave this magical place and make our way north, heading again across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, we will continue our presentation series and wildlife spotting. Sailing back to Ushuaia through the Beagle Channel, we celebrate the conclusion of our expedition with a special slideshow. Day 22, Ushuaia disembarkation: Morning disembarkation lets you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and ­adventure.

Please see pages 30 & 31 for detailed information on rates and dates.

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Falklands, S. Georgia & Antarctica Our most popular Falklands, South Georgia Voyage—21 Days

DEPARTURE

• Jan 3 – Jan 23, 2021 ISK • Jan 19 – Feb 8, 2021 HSK • Feb 23 – Mar 15, 2021 ISK Day 1, Ushuaia: We’ve eliminated the anxiety of missed connections and flight delays by providing a two-night hotel stay at the beautiful Arakur Resort & Spa. Most flights arrive in Ushuaia in the late afternoon or early evening. Bring your bathing suit, lounge in the spa, or take a bath, and then get over your jet lag with good night’s sleep. You’ll have a full day on day two to relax at the resort or explore town before embarkation on day three. Day 2, Ushuaia: Today is all yours: explore some of the sights that Ushuaia has to offer, from museums to Argentinean leather markets, or continue relaxing at the lovely Arakur. Our optional evening briefing is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and meet some of your fellow travelers. All guests need to arrive at the hotel no later than the evening of day two. Day 3, Embarkation: This morning, you’re free to explore Ushuaia or unwind at the resort until our mid-afternoon transfer to the ship.

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On board, you’ll be greeted by our Expedition Team and the ship’s officers. A concise safety and orientation briefing will be followed by the Captain’s welcome dinner. After dinner, relax and take in the scenery on our early evening sail through the Beagle Channel, past porpoising Magellanic penguins, Rock Cormorants, and Black-browed albatross. Day 4, Southern Ocean: Among the wildlife spotting opportunities as we sail south are the albatrosses, prions, and petrels that frequently follow the ship. Our Expedition Team will be out on deck as well, looking for the whales and dolphins that can be seen in the area. Our experts will begin their presentations with informative and entertaining talks on the wildlife, history, and geology of the Falkland Islands and Southern Ocean. Important briefings on environmental regulations and expedition safety will also be held in our comfortable lounge. Day 5, West Falklands: The westernmost settled outposts in the Falklands are remote farms that have been family-owned for six and seven generations. The sheep graze alongside albatross colonies and Rockhopper, King, and Magellanic penguin rookeries while striated caracaras patrol overhead and upland geese graze at the water's edge. A visit to one of these homesteads often includes an invitation for cakes and a cup of tea.

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Day 6, Stanley, East Falkland: Chosen for its sheltered harbor and access to abundant fresh water and peat for fuel, Stanley is easy to discover on foot as most shops and services are centered on the port. The museum, the post-office featuring first day covers, plenty of shops with locally made wool items, and Stanley's lively pubs will all be available. It is possible to experience the wildlife of the Falklands from the town including sea lions and Peale's and Commerson's dolphins in the harbor or bird life in nearby Gypsy Cove. Day 7-8, Southern Ocean: There will be plenty of wildlife spotting as we make our way east across the Antarctic Convergence and officially enter Antarctic waters. Shipboard presentations will continue, featuring the exciting history and abundant wildlife of South Georgia. Day 9-12, South Georgia: Its unique position inside the Antarctic Convergence yet outside the limit of the yearly sea ice, makes this 3,755 square kilometer island home to tens of millions of breeding penguins, seals and seabirds. Magnificent mountain scenery, glaciers galore, a rugged coastline punctuated with castellate and tabular icebergs, a rich historical tapestry, and an astounding array of wildlife are all available to us as we travel down South Georgia's leeward coast. Landing sites feature huge Elephant seals, aggressive Fur seals, Gentoo penguins, albatross, petrels, skuas, and gulls. King penguins from fuzzy little chicks to fattened adults can be seen in the hundreds of thousands. We will visit historic Grytviken whaling station, home of the whaling museum, Norwegian seaman's church, the active British Antarctic Survey station plus the tiny graveyard where the great Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton is buried. Day 13-14, Scotia Sea: Heading farther south, we continue our informative presentations and wildlife watch as the icebergs become more and more plentiful. Day 15-18, Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands: In the waterways of the Antarctic Peninsula, we will hope to make as much time as possible to explore by inflatable Zodiac boats and marvel up close at nature’s glory. Our Expedition Leader and Captain will create a

Please see pages 30 & 31 for detailed information on rates and dates.

flexible itinerary based on weather, ice, and opportunity. We will aim for the most scenic bays and channels of the Peninsula with stops at penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas, as well as sites of historic and scientific interest. Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo Penguins abound, and Weddell, Crabeater and Elephant Seals are often found hauled out to rest along with predatory Leopard Seals and the assertive Antarctic Fur Seal. Minke and Humpback Whales are frequent visitors in the late season and Orca sightings are also common. This part of the trip may include the historically rich Elephant Island, the stunning and picturesque Antarctic Sound where giant tabular icebergs drift in the current. Depending on weather and ice conditions we may land on the continent at Brown Bluff where wildlife thrives and explore the Humpback whale favored Cierva Cove and Gerlache Strait. If time and weather permit, we may stop off in the South Shetlands and visit Deception Island, the famous Whaling station in Whalers Bay, or take one last look at the penguins at Halfmoon Island before heading North. Day 19-20, Drake Passage: As we leave this magical place and make our way north, heading again across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, we will continue our presentation series and wildlife spotting. Sailing back to Ushuaia through the Beagle Channel, we celebrate the conclusion of our expedition with a special slideshow. Day 21, Ushuaia disembarkation: Morning disembarkation lets you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and ­adventure.

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Celebrating Antarctica Exploring the Antarctic Peninsula­—13 Days DEPARTURES

• Jan 21 – Feb 2, 2021 ISK • Feb 6 – Feb 18, 2021 HSK • Feb 13 – Feb 25, 2021 ISK • Feb 16 – Feb 28, 2021 HSK

Our Celebrating Antarctica voyages offer an abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities as well as possible stops at active scientific or historic bases. Day 1, Ushuaia:

Day 2, Ushuaia:

We’ve eliminated the anxiety of missed connections and flight delays by providing a two-night hotel stay at the beautiful Arakur Resort & Spa. Most flights arrive in Ushuaia in the late afternoon or early evening. Bring your bathing suit, lounge in the spa, or take a bath, and then get over your jet lag with good night’s sleep. You’ll have a full day on day two to relax at the resort or explore town before embarkation on day three.

Today is all yours: explore some of the sights that Ushuaia has to offer, from museums to Argentinean leather markets, or continue relaxing at the lovely Arakur. Our optional evening briefing is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and meet some of your fellow travelers. All guests need to arrive at the hotel no later than the evening of day two.

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Day 3, Embarkation: After a complimentary buffet breakfast, you’re free to explore Ushuaia or unwind at the resort until our mid-afternoon transfer to the ship. On board, you’ll be greeted by our Expedition Team and the Ship’s Officers. A concise safety and orientation briefing will be followed by the Captain’s welcome dinner. After dinner, relax and take in the scenery on our early evening sail through the Beagle Channel, past Magellanic Penguin, Rock Cormorant, and Sea Lion colonies. Day 4-5, Drake Passage: As we make our way ever closer to the white continent, numerous Polar Experts will prepare us with presentations on everything Antarctic, from wildlife to history. Eventually, we’ll cross the Antarctic Convergence where we’ll notice a distinct drop in temperature as we enter the waters of the Antarctic Ocean. Those interested in Citizen Science can take part in Sea Bird sighting surveys, or help collect salinity samples and weather data along the way. We’re likely to witness some spectacular sights, from icebergs to an array of seabirds and whale species. If we’re lucky, we may see some of them fully breach from the sea. Day 6-7, South Shetland Islands: In the waterways of the Antarctic Peninsula, we will hope to make as much time as possible to explore by inflatable Zodiac boats and marvel up close at nature’s glory. Our Expedition Leader and Captain will create a flexible itinerary based on weather, ice, and opportunity. We will aim for the most scenic bays and channels of the Peninsula with stops at penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas, as well as sites of historic and scientific interest. Our first sight of land will likely be that of the South Shetland Islands. These highly volcanic islands offer amazing abundance and beauty. We may visit Half Moon Island nestled inside Livingston’s eastern shore,

or conditions permitting visit historic Deception Island. Being further north, sub-Antarctic species are more commonly found here, including Chinstrap penguins and Southern Elephant seals. Day 8-10, Antarctica: As we head south across the Bransfield Strait, we enter the Trinity Coast and Gerlache Strait. Here we may explore picturesque Neko Harbor, sheltered Paradise Harbor, the Humpback whale favored Wilhelmina Bay, the striking Lemaire Channel, the wildlife-filled Penola Channel, or the majestic Neumayer Channel. We may stop at an active scientific base such as Poland’s Arctowksi or Ukraine’s Vernadskiy as well as a historic base such as U.K.’s Port Lockroy or Wordie House. Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo Penguins abound, and Weddell and Crabeater seals are often found hauled out to rest along with predatory Leopard seals and the assertive Antarctic Fur Seal. Minke and Humpback whales are frequent visitors in the late season and Orca sightings are also common. Day 11-12, Drake Passage: As we leave this magical place and make our way north, heading again across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, we will continue our presentation series and wildlife spotting. Sailing back to Ushuaia through the Beagle Channel, we celebrate the conclusion of our expedition with a special slideshow. Day 13, Ushuaia disembarkation: Morning disembarkation lets you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and adventure.

Please see pages 30 & 31 for detailed information on rates and dates.

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Adventures in Antarctica An express voyage for those on a tight schedule—12 Days DEPARTURES

• Nov 20 – Dec 1, 2020 HSK • Nov 29 – Dec 10, 2020 HSK

This succinct version of our Celebrating Antarctica voyage offers the same abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities as well as possible stops at active scientific or historic bases as the 13 day version, while allowing travelers to complete door-to-door travel within two weeks. Day 1, Ushuaia: We’ve eliminated the anxiety of missed connections and flight delays by providing a two-night hotel stay at the beautiful Arakur Resort & Spa. Most flights arrive in Ushuaia in the late afternoon or early evening. Bring your bathing suit, lounge in the spa, or take a bath, and then get over your jet lag with good night’s sleep. You’ll have a full day on day two to relax at the resort or explore town before embarkation on day three. Day 2, Ushuaia: Today is all yours: explore some of the sights that Ushuaia has to offer, from museums to Argentinean leather markets, or continue relaxing at the lovely Arakur. Our optional evening briefing is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and meet some of your fellow travelers. All guests need to arrive at the hotel no later than the evening of day two. Day 3, Embarkation: After a complimentary buffet breakfast, you’re free to explore Ushuaia or unwind at the resort until our

mid-afternoon transfer to the ship. On board, you’ll be greeted by our Expedition Team and the Ship’s Officers. A concise safety and orientation briefing will be followed by the Captain’s welcome dinner. After dinner, relax and take in the scenery on our early evening sail through the Beagle Channel, past Magellanic Penguin, Rock Cormorant, and Sea Lion colonies. Day 4-5, Drake Passage: As we make our way ever closer to the white continent, numerous Polar Experts will prepare us with presentations on everything Antarctic, from wildlife to history. Eventually, we’ll cross the Antarctic Convergence where we’ll notice a distinct drop in temperature as we enter the waters of the Antarctic Ocean. Those interested in Citizen Science can take part in Sea Bird sighting surveys, or help collect salinity samples and weather data along the way. We’re likely to witness some spectacular sights, from icebergs to an array of

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seabirds and whale species. If we’re lucky, we may see some of them fully breach from the sea. Day 6-9, Antarctica: In the waterways of the Antarctic Peninsula, we hope to make as much time as possible to explore by inflatable Zodiac boats and marvel up close at nature’s glory. Our Expedition Leader and Captain will create a flexible itinerary based on weather, ice, and opportunity. We will aim for the most scenic bays and channels of the Peninsula with stops at penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas, as well as sites of historic and scientific interest. The trip may include picturesque Neko Harbor, sheltered Paradise Harbor, the Humpback Whale favored Wilhelmina Bay, the striking Lemaire Channel, the wildlife-filled Penola Channel, or the majestic Neumayer Channel. We may stop at an active scientific base such as Poland’s Arctowksi or Ukraine’s Vernadskiy as well as a historic base such as U.K.’s Port Lockroy or Wordie House.

Please see pages 30 & 31 for detailed information on rates and dates.

Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo Penguins abound, and Weddell, Crabeater and Elephant Seals are often found hauled out to rest along with predatory Leopard Seals and the assertive Antarctic Fur Seal. Minke and Humpback Whales are frequent visitors in the late season (Feb – Mar) and Orca sightings are also common. Day 10-11, Drake Passage: As we leave this magical place and make our way north, heading again across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, we will continue our presentation series and wildlife spotting. Sailing back to Ushuaia through the Beagle Channel, we celebrate the conclusion of our expedition with a special slideshow. Day 12, Ushuaia disembarkation: Morning disembarkation lets you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and adventure.

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Antarctica Revealed An in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula—16 Days DEPARTURES

• Jan 6 – Jan 21, 2021 HSK

This 16 day itinerary will allow us to explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula in more depth, giving us time to experience the Antarctic Sound, located within the Weddell Sea. The stark difference in scenery found here is likely to be a major highlight for all on this special departure, with massive tabular icebergs, lots of sea ice, and geology far different from anywhere else we visit. Day 1, Ushuaia: We’ve eliminated the anxiety of missed connections and flight delays by providing a two-night hotel stay at the beautiful Arakur Resort & Spa. Most flights arrive in Ushuaia in the late afternoon or early evening. Bring your bathing suit, lounge in the spa, or take a bath, and then get over your jet lag with good night’s sleep. You’ll have a full day on day two to relax at the resort or explore town before embarkation on day three. Day 2, Ushuaia: Today is all yours: explore some of the sights that Ushuaia has to offer, from museums to Argentinean leather markets, or continue relaxing at the lovely Arakur. Our optional evening briefing is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and meet some of your fellow travelers. All guests need to arrive at the hotel no later than the evening of day two. Day 3, Embarkation: After a complimentary buffet breakfast, you’re free to explore Ushuaia or unwind at the resort until our

mid-afternoon transfer to the ship. On board, you’ll be greeted by our Expedition Team and the Ship’s Officers. A concise safety and orientation briefing will be followed by the Captain’s welcome dinner. After dinner, relax and take in the scenery on our early evening sail through the Beagle Channel, past Magellanic Penguin, Rock Cormorant, and Sea Lion colonies. Day 4-5, Drake Passage: As we make our way ever closer to the white continent, numerous Polar Experts will prepare you with presentations on everything Antarctic, from wildlife to history. Eventually, we’ll cross the Antarctic Convergence where we’ll notice a distinct drop in temperature as we enter the waters of the Antarctic Ocean. Those interested in Citizen Science can take part in Sea Bird sighting surveys, or help collect salinity samples and weather data along the way. We’re likely to witness some spectacular sights, from icebergs to an array of seabirds and whale species. If we’re lucky, we may see some of them fully breach from the sea. Day 6-7, South Shetland Islands: In the waterways of the Antarctic Peninsula, we will hope to make as much time as possible to explore by inflatable Zodiac boats and marvel up close at nature’s glory. Our Expedition Leader and Captain will create a flexible itinerary based on weather, ice, and opportunity. We will aim for the most scenic bays and channels of the Peninsula with stops at penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas, as well as sites of historic and scientific interest. Our first sight of land will likely be that of the South Shetland Islands. These highly volcanic islands offer amazing abundance and beauty. We may visit Half

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Moon Island nestled inside Livingston’s eastern shore, or conditions permitting, visit historic Deception Island. Being further north, sub-Antarctic species are more commonly found here, including Chinstrap penguins and Southern Elephant seals.

sheltered Paradise Harbor, or Wilhelmina Bay, the striking Lemaire Channel, the wildlife-filled Penola Channel, or the majestic Neumayer Channel. We may stop at an active scientific base such as Poland’s Arctowksi or Ukraine’s Vernadskiy as well as a historic base such as U.K.’s Port Lockroy or Wordie House.

Day 8-10, Antarctic Sound:

Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo Penguins abound, and Weddell and Crabeater seals are often found hauled out to rest along with predatory Leopard seals and the assertive Antarctic Fur Seal. Minke and Humpback whales are frequent visitors in the late season and Orca sightings are also common.

As we head south across the Bransfield Strait, we sail towards the Antarctic Sound. Located at the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, the Antarctic Sound is located within the Weddell Sea. A massive clockwise current pushes cold, ice-filled waters north, making this part of the Antarctic Sound dramatically different from the Western Peninsula. Here we will endeavor to explore an area rich in Heroic Age history and take in the varied ecology found surprisingly this far north. Adelie penguins thrive in these colder, ice filled waters. The ice ultimately directs what adventures we will have in these lesser-travelled waterways, but the stark difference in scenery found here is likely to be a major highlight for all on this special departure, with massive tabular icebergs, lots of sea ice, and geology far different from anywhere we will visit this trip. Day 11-13, Antarctic Peninsula:

Day 14-15, Drake Passage: As we leave this magical place and make our way north, heading again across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, we will continue our presentation series and wildlife spotting. Sailing back to Ushuaia through the Beagle Channel, we celebrate the conclusion of our expedition with a special slideshow. Day 16, Ushuaia disembarkation: Morning disembarkation lets you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and adventure.

Heading Southwest, we enter Gerlache Strait and Trinity Coast. Here we may explore picturesque Neko Harbor,

Please see pages 30 & 31 for detailed information on rates and dates.

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 ITINERARIES

Crossing the Circle An ambitious exploration of the far south—16 Days DEPARTURE

• Jan 31 – Feb 15, 2021 ISK

Sailing in comfort aboard the luxurious and comfortable Island Sky, we begin this 16-day expedition at the tip of South America. We will chart a course through the Drake Passage and along the Antarctic Peninsula with the ambition of crossing the Antarctic Circle. The farther south we go, the more sea ice we are likely to encounter. Our aim is to cross the Circle before getting stopped by this ice. Should we arrive at 66°33’S, we will become members of a very small band of explorers and adventurous travelers who have made it this far south. Day 1, Ushuaia: We’ve eliminated the anxiety of missed connections and flight delays by providing a two-night hotel stay at the beautiful Arakur Resort & Spa. Most flights arrive in Ushuaia in the late afternoon or early evening. Bring your bathing suit, lounge in the spa, or take a bath, and then get over your jet lag with good night’s sleep. You’ll have a full day on day two to relax at the resort or explore town before embarkation on day three. Day 2, Ushuaia: Today is all yours: explore some of the sights that Ushuaia has to offer, from museums to Argentinean leather

markets, or continue relaxing at the lovely Arakur. Our optional evening briefing is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and meet some of your fellow travelers. All guests need to arrive at the hotel no later than the evening of day two. Day 3, Embarkation: After a complimentary buffet breakfast, you’re free to explore Ushuaia or unwind at the resort until our mid-afternoon transfer to the ship. On board, you’ll be greeted by our Expedition Team and the Ship’s Officers. A concise safety and orientation briefing will be followed by the Captain’s welcome dinner. After dinner, relax and take in the scenery on our early evening sail through the Beagle Channel, past Magellanic Penguin, Rock Cormorant, and Sea Lion colonies. Day 4-5, Drake Passage: As we make our way ever closer to the white continent, numerous Polar Experts will prepare us with presentations on everything Antarctic, from wildlife to history. Eventually, we’ll cross the Antarctic Convergence where we’ll notice a distinct drop in temperature as we enter the waters of the Antarctic Ocean. Those interested in Citizen Science can take part in Sea Bird sighting surveys, or help collect salinity samples and weather data along the way. We’re likely to witness some spectacular sights, from icebergs to an array of seabirds and whale species. If we’re lucky, we may see some of them fully breach from the sea. Day 6-7, South Shetland Islands: In the waterways of the Antarctic Peninsula, we will hope to make as much time as possible to explore by inflatable Zodiac boats and marvel up close at natureís glory. Our Expedition Leader and Captain will create a

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flexible itinerary based on weather, ice, and opportunity. We will aim for the most scenic bays and channels of the Peninsula with stops at penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas, as well as sites of historic and scientific interest. Our first sight of land will likely be that of the South Shetland Islands. These highly volcanic islands offer amazing abundance and beauty. We may visit Half Moon Island nestled inside Livingstonís eastern shore, or conditions permitting, visit historic Deception Island. Being further north, sub-Antarctic species are more commonly found here, including Chinstrap penguins and Southern Elephant seals. Day 8-10, Antarctic Circle: As we head south across the Bransfield Strait, we sail towards the Antarctic Circle. From our most southerly point (south of the Antarctic Circle), we will make our way back north, cruising through the narrow waterways and channels of the Antarctic Peninsula. Spectacular waterways such as Crystal Sound, or the living museums of Detaille or Horseshoe Island are some of the less visited places of the Antarctic Peninsula. These waters are significantly further south making sea ice more common. The ice ultimately directs what adventures we will have in these lesser travelled waterways.

base such as Polandís Arctowksi or Ukraineís Vernadskiy as well as a historic base such as U.K.ís Port Lockroy or ­Wordie House. Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo Penguins abound, and Weddell and Crabeater seals are often found hauled out to rest along with predatory Leopard seals and the assertive Antarctic Fur Seal. Minke and Humpback whales are frequent visitors in the late season and Orca sightings are also common. Day 14-15, Drake Passage: As we leave this magical place and make our way north, heading again across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, we will continue our presentation series and wildlife spotting. Sailing back to Ushuaia through the Beagle Channel, we celebrate the conclusion of our expedition with a special slideshow. Day 16, Ushuaia Disembarkation: Morning disembarkation lets you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and adventure.

Day 11-13, Antarctic Peninsula: Heading north we enter Gerlache Strait and Trinity Coast. Here we may explore picturesque Neko Harbor, sheltered Paradise Harbor, the Humpback Whale favored Wilhelmina Bay, the striking Lemaire Channel, the wildlife-filled Penola Channel, or the majestic Neumayer Channel. We may stop at an active scientific

Please see pages 30 & 31 for detailed information on rates and dates.

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 ITINERARIES

The Whale Science Voyage Understanding the Antarctic ecosystem—15 Days DEPARTURE

• Feb 26 – March 12, 2021 HSK

As the Antarctic summer comes to a close in March, migratory species like the Humpback are very active, socializing and feeding in preparation for the long journey ahead, while resident species like the Minke and Orca are also abundant. Each year we will partner with scientists doing cutting edge marine mammal studies for a special scientific voyage with our own Annette Bombosch, PhD. In March 2019, we collaborated with the world's leading, independent non-profit organization dedicated to ocean research, exploration, and education in the US, on a ground-breaking Humpback whale study. For full details of the March 2021 voyage, available in early summer of 2020, please enquire.

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Budding Citizen Scientists will have ample opportunity to participate in marine mammal research, while photographers and videographers are busy capturing stunning images. This voyage also features all of the activities found in our standard Celebrating Antarctica itinerary. Day 1, Ushuaia: We’ve eliminated the anxiety of missed connections and flight delays by providing a two-night hotel stay at the beautiful Arakur Resort & Spa. Most flights arrive in Ushuaia in the late afternoon or early evening. Bring your bathing suit, lounge in the spa, or take a bath, and then get over your jet lag with good night’s sleep. You’ll have a full day on day two to relax at the resort or explore town before embarkation on day three. Day 2, Ushuaia: Today is all yours: explore some of the sights that Ushuaia has to offer, from museums to Argentinean leather markets, or continue relaxing at the lovely Arakur. Our optional evening briefing is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and meet some of your fellow travelers. All guests need to arrive at the hotel no later than the

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evening of day two. Day 3, Embarkation: After a complimentary buffet breakfast, you’re free to explore Ushuaia or unwind at the resort until our mid-afternoon transfer to the ship. On board, you’ll be greeted by our Expedition Team and the Ship’s Officers. A concise safety and orientation briefing will be followed by the Captain’s welcome dinner. After dinner, relax and take in the scenery on our early evening sail through the Beagle Channel, past Magellanic Penguin, Rock Cormorant, and Sea Lion colonies. Day 4-5, Drake Passage: As we make our way ever closer to the white continent, our Expedition Team and Marine Mammal experts will be out on deck and on the bridge, looking for the whales and dolphins that may be seen as we travel south. They will prepare us with presentations on everything Antarctic, from wildlife to history, including helpful briefings on environmental regulations and expedition safety. Eventually, we’ll cross the Antarctic Convergence where we’ll notice a distinct drop in temperature as we enter the waters of the Antarctic Ocean. The length of our journey depends on sea conditions, but we should approach the South Shetland Islands in the evening of Day 4. We will keep especially keen watch for Pelagic whales as we approach the nutrient rich upwelling areas of the Continental Shelf.

and previous sightings to maximize our whale watching opportunities, while also exploring some of the lesser travelled areas of the Peninsula. We will aim for the most scenic bays and channels, with stops at penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas, as well as sites of historic and scientific interest. Day 9-12, Antarctica: Heading further South, we will be sure to explore the Gerlache Strait and its surrounding channels and islands. This may include trips to picturesque Neko Harbor, sheltered Paradise Harbor, the Humpback Whale favored Wilhelmina Bay, the striking Lemaire Channel, the wildlife-filled Penola Channel, or the majestic Neumayer Channel. We may stop at an active scientific base such as Poland’s Arctowksi or Ukraine’s Vernadskiy as well as a historic base such as U.K.’s Port Lockroy or Wordie House. At this time of year, most areas have amazing marine mammal viewing opportunities with Weddell, Crabeater and Elephant Seals often found hauled out to rest along with predatory Leopard Seals and the assertive Antarctic Fur Seal. Minke and Humpback Whales are frequent visitors during this season and Orca sightings are also common. Day 13-14, Drake Passage:

Day 6-8, Antarctica: Exploring the South Shetland Islands, we may visit Half Moon Island with its stunning backdrop of mountainous and glaciated Livingston Island. Or perhaps we will sail the ship into an active volcano with an opportunity to take a dip in the relatively balmy waters that surround Deception Island. Bransfield Strait, once the site of an abandoned whaling station, gives us an excellent chance to see whales, who often return to its rich waters. In the waterways of the Antarctic Peninsula, our Expedition Leader, Captain, and Marine Mammal experts will create a flexible itinerary based on weather, ice, Please see pages 30 & 31 for detailed information on rates and dates.

As we leave this magical place and make our way north, heading again across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, we will continue our presentation series and wildlife spotting. Sailing back to Ushuaia through the Beagle Channel, we celebrate the conclusion of our expedition with a special slideshow. Day 15, Ushuaia disembarkation: Morning disembarkation lets you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and adventure.

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 ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES

Adventure Activities Enrich Your Experience, Glide Amongst the Icebergs, Sleep Under the Stars.

Kayaking If you’ve savored the peaceful feeling of floating through nature that can only be found in a kayak, you’re going to love kayaking in Antarctica. As in all activities on the peninsula, we take advantage of good weather, and put our kayaks into calm protected waters, in what are indisputably some of the most beautiful settings on earth. You won’t need to bring any special gear. You supply the passion and a bit of basic kayaking competency and we’ll provide everything else, including kayaks, dry suits and pogies. The number of kayaking opportunities will vary based on the length of your itinerary and the weather. Our Expedition Leader and kayaking guide team will evaluate the opportunities at each landing site, and put-in as often as they determine is safely possible. Complete details are available from your travel agent.

Who Can Participate? Any passenger age 16 or over, in good health and with basic paddling experience is welcome to participate in the kayaking option. What Experience Level Is Required? Basic paddling experience is highly recommended. Participants should be capable of getting in and out of a kayak, doing a wet exit (not that we ever expect to need this), and performing forward and back strokes. Prior to each excursion the kayak guides will clearly explain the upcoming outing and expected conditions so paddlers can make informed decisions as to participation. Is There A Participant Limit?

as possible, but weather, sea, ice, and other conditions may preclude this. The Expedition Leader and kayak guides are the ultimate authorities on this. What Is Included? • Kayaks — we offer a mix of tandems and singles • Dry suits • Paddles • Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) • Pogies (neoprene gloves) • Booties What Do Passengers Need To Supply?

We can accommodate 20 participants per voyage. Sign up early — the kayak option fills quickly!

• Very little beyond enthusiasm, basic skills, flexibility, and an honest appraisal of experience and health conditions.

How Often Will We Paddle?

• Participants will need to bring proper personal clothing as noted in our supplied preparation notes.

At each landing site that offers appropriate conditions we will offer the activity after a short briefing by the kayak team. We will make every effort to paddle as often

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• You might also want to bring a waterproof camera or a dry bag.


ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES 

Camping After a full day and delicious dinner onboard, jump back in the Zodiacs and head ashore for a night of camping in Antarctica! Enjoy the sounds of the waves and brash ice on the beach, the creaking of the glaciers, maybe even the blow of a passing whale. Warm and cozy in your sleeping bag under the midnight sun, you will be breathing the cleanest air in the most beautiful place on the planet. Get a taste of Antarctica as it was experienced by the early explorers, knowing that in the morning a hot shower and a hearty breakfast, await you on board. Camping is available on all Antarctic Peninsula Voyages. No special skills are required and all equipment is provided by Polar Latitudes. Complete details are available from your travel agent.

Who Can Participate?

• One dry-bag for pillow and change of dry clothes

Guests aged 12 and older with an adventurous spirit and a willingness to rough-it for a night. Sleeping on the ice in Antarctica is the ultimate camping experience!

• 4-season mountaineering tents

How Often Will We Camp?

• A limited number of mountaineering bivy sacks (optional, if a few individuals wish to sleep out) • Insulated sleeping pads

Is There A Participant Limit?

We will also provide one portable toilet for the group. True darkness during the polar summer is limited or absent, so a headlamp or flashlight is not required equipment; though you may wish to bring a light on trips departing after February 1, when the night sun is less powerful.

We can accommodate 40 participants per voyage. Sign up early — the camping option frequently sells out!

What Do Passengers Need To Supply?

What Is Included?

To take part in the camping program, you must be appropriately dressed. Details of the recommended clothing are listed in our preparatory material.

Camping is limited to one night per voyage and is available on most, but not all, voyages that travel to the Peninsula. Please enquire for details.

We provide the following camping equipment: • Insulated sleeping bag, rated to -20° F (-29° C). We do not expect temperatures below 10° F, but warmer bags ensure your comfort overnight. • Sleeping bag liner

For detailed rate and date information on all activities please see page 30. Note: Space on Adventure Activities is limited, and typically sells-out prior to departure.

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ď„‘ CITIZEN SCIENCE

Citizen Science Today research teams are relying more and more on the power of travelers to observe, record, and report on natural phenomena, particularly in remote and difficult locations like the Antarctic. Our Citizen Science program not only provides academic researchers access to much-needed data, it also serves to educate passengers on the delicate ecology of the White Continent, and brings them a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, this unique destination. Guests on all Polar Latitudes voyages are invited to participate in a variety of hands-on activities that support important, current research projects in four major disciplines: Oceanography, Glaciology, Ornithology and Marine Biology. The data we collect contributes to better understanding of how climate change is affecting the Antarctic Continent.

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Taking Phytoplankton samples for the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Attempting to better understand the health of the Antarctic biosphere.


CITIZEN SCIENCE ď„‘

Mapping cloud patterns for NASA's Globe Observer Program.

Penguin surveys for Stony Brook University, NY. Studying penguin population dynamics.

Photographing whale flukes for the Happy Whale project. Happy Whale identifies and tracks individual whales around the world using sophisticated image matching software.

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 RATES & DATES

Rates & Dates Arrive

Embark

Disembark

Days Ship Itinerary

Nov 1, 2020

Nov 3, 2020

Nov 22, 2020

Nov 20, 2020 Nov 29, 2020 Dec 8, 2020

Triple Suite

Porthole Window Suite Suite

Veranda Suite

Penthouse Owner’s Suite Suite

Options

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HSK FSG

Nov 22, 2020 Dec 1, 2020

12

HSK Adventure $7,995

Dec 1, 2020

12

HSK Adventure $7,995

Dec 10, 2020 Jan 8, 2021

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HSK CHARTER

Jan 3, 2021

Jan 5, 2021

Jan 23, 2021

21

ISK

$17,995 $22,495

$24,795

$26,195

$26,595 $28,295

$30,995

$32,995

Kayak

Jan 6, 2021

Jan 8, 2021

Jan 21, 2021

16

HSK Reveal

$11,495 $14,995

$16,795

$17,195

$17,595 $18,995

$20,995

$22,995

Kayak/Camp

$17,995 $22,495

Dec 10, 2020

$14,295 $17,595

Promenade Deluxe Suite Suite

FSG

Jan 21, 2021

Feb 8, 2021

21

HSK FSG

Jan 21, 2021

Jan 23, 2021

Feb 2, 2021

13

ISK

Celebrate $9,995

Jan 31, 2021

Feb 2, 2021

Feb 15, 2021

16

ISK

Circle

Feb 6, 2021

Feb 8, 2021

Feb 18, 2021

13

HSK Celebrate $9,995

Feb 13, 2021

Feb 15, 2021

Feb 25, 2021

13

ISK

Celebrate $8,995

Feb 16, 2021* Feb 18, 2021

Feb 28, 2021

13

HSK Celebrate $8,995

Feb 23, 2021* Feb 25, 2021

Mar 15, 2021

21

ISK

Feb 26, 2021

Mar 12, 2021

15

HSK Whale

Feb 28, 2021

FSG = Falklands, S Georgia & Antarctica

$19,995

$20,495 $21,995

$24,595

$26,495

Kayak

$9,595

$10,995

$11,495

$11,795 $12,995

$13,595

$14,595

Kayak

$9,595

$10,995

$11,495

$11,795 $12,995

$13,595

$14,595

Kayak

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Jan 19, 2021

FSG

$19,495

Confirmed sub-charter – not available for retail sales

$24,795

$25,495

$25,895 $28,295

$30,995

$32,995

Kayak

$13,595

$15,495

$16,995

$17,295 $17,795

$19,595

$21,795

Kayak/Camp

$11,495 $14,995

$16,795

$17,595

$17,995 $18,995

$20,995

$22,995

Kayak/Camp

$13,595

$15,495

$16,595

$16,895 $17,795

$19,595

$21,795

Kayak/Camp

$12,595

$14,295

$15,995

$16,295 $16,895

$17,995

$19,295

Kayak/Camp

$12,595

$14,295

$15,595

$15,895 $16,895

$17,995

$19,295

Kayak/Camp

$14,295 $17,595

$19,495

$20,495

$20,995 $21,995

$24,595

$26,495

Kayak

$10,995 $13,595

$15,495

$16,395

$16,795 $17,295

$19,995

$21,595

Kayak

Adventure = Adventures in Antarctica

Reveal = Antarctica Revealed

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Circle = Crossing the Circle

Celebrate = Celebrating Antarctica

Whale = Whale Science Voyage

All prices are per-person, based on twin occupancy (except in triple cabins), and are quoted and must be paid in USD All voyages include 2 hotel nights prior to embarkation Kayaking: $895 pp; Camping $250 pp. Adventure options sell out well in advance!

2020-21 Early Booking Incentive SUPER SAVER VOYAGES

ALL OTHER VOYAGES

(Departing Feb 16 and Feb 23, 2021)

(2020-21 Season)

Standard: $1,250pp

Standard: $1,000pp

Premium: $1,500pp

Premium: $1,250pp

Premiere: $1,750pp

Premiere: $1,500pp

Legend: Standard = Window Suites, Premium = Promenade & Deluxe Suites, Premiere = Veranda, Penthouse, & Owner’s Suites There is no Early Booking Incentive on Triple or Porthole Suites To qualify, confirmed bookings must be under deposit by October 31, 2019

Important Details

Friends & Family

The dates & prices for all of the itineraries listed above include two pre-embarkation hotel nights at the port of embarkation. Trip lengths include the day you arrive and the day on which you disembark. For complete details on program inclusions and conditions please enquire.

Have three people in your party? Most suites have a sofa, which converts to a bed. Rates and availability vary by category, please enquire.

Regarding the third berth in triple suites and sofa beds for friends and family. • The third berth in a triple suite is a sofa bed suitable for passengers up to 5’10” in height • Most suites have sofa-bed which can be used as a third berth for friends or family.

T HE INF O RMAT IO N IN T HIS B R OC HU R E IS A C C U R ATE A S OF FE B R U A RY 15, 2019 F O R T HE MO ST U P- T O - DAT E INFOR M ATION P L E A SE V ISIT U S AT: P OL A R -L ATITU DE S.C OM

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DECK PLANS 

MS Hebridean Sky Owner's Suite Penthouse Suites Veranda Suites

Bridge Observation Area

Deluxe Suites Promenade Suites 601

602

Window Suites 603

Triple Suites

605

604

505

506

507

508

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Library

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Outdoor Cafe

The Club

As of February 15, 2019

Sun Deck Zodiac Boarding Platform

PENTHOUSE DECK

VERANDA DECK

PROMENADE DECK

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DECK 2

MS Island Sky Owner's Suite Penthouse Suites Bridge

Observation Area

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STAIRS

Deluxe and Promenade Suites have a tinted sliding glass door to bring Antarctica into your suite and give easy access to the Promenade Deck

601

505

STAIRS

Porthole Suites

Owner’s Suite

LIFT

Triple Suites

600

STAIRS

Window Suites

331 333

420 Deck Access

Veranda Suites

Outdoor Cafe

As of February 15, 2019

Restaurant

The Club Library

Lounge

STAIRS

Sun Deck

Zodiac Boarding Platform

PENTHOUSE DECK

VERANDA DECK

PROMENADE DECK

DECK 3

DECK 2

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