Peregrine Adventures is celebrating the launch of

first_imgPeregrine Adventures is celebrating the launch of five new voyages in its 2019/20 Exclusive Voyages brochure with up to 30 per cent off a select range of polar cruises when booked before 19 August 2018The new brochure, which covers Antarctica and the Arctic and is available now, will see guests follow in the footsteps of Drake and Shackleton in comfort and style. Ensuring guests have the most enriching experience, Peregrine polar voyages feature a team of experts in a range of fields including glaciology, ornithology, marine biology and polar history.“As seasoned adventurers, we’re always looking for new ways to take our polar experiences to the next level without costing the earth. These five new voyages will provide our guests with memories that will stay forever sketched into their hearts and minds as they witness the jaw- dropping natural beauty of glaciers and fjords, encounter unique wildlife, and learn about the extraordinary history of the north and south pole,” said Brett Mitchell, Australia and New Zealand Regional Director for Peregrine Adventures. The five new voyages include:Jewels of Antarctica (12 days) and Pristine Antarctica (11 days)Travellers will explore Antarctica’s untouched wilderness, snowy peaks, towers of broken blue-white ice and abundance of wildlife including thousands of gentoo penguins, humpback and minke whales.Discover Antarctica (11 days) Starting in Ushuaia, this voyage sets sail through the Drake Passage following the footsteps of famous English seafarer, Sir Frances Drake. Travellers will spend four days on the Antarctic Peninsula spotting wildlife, visit an active research station and explore well-known sites such as the Lemaire Channel, Deception Island, Paradise Bay and Neko Harbour.Exclusive Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands (21 days)In addition to Drake Passage and the Antarctic Peninsula, this voyage will retrace Shackleton’s path to South Georgia where travellers will see seabirds, whales and other wildlife. Weather permitting, they will land at Elephant Island where Shackleton embarked on one of the greatest survival stories of all time.Arctic Unveiled (8 days)The shortest of the five voyages, this eight-day journey starts in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard. On a zodiac cruise, travellers will watch for Brunnich’s guillemots, puffins, kittiwake and prowling Arctic foxes. There’s hope of cruising near Monaco Glacier and spotting a polar bear. In Hinlopen Strait, travellers can spot reindeer, pink-footed geese and walruses.AGENT FACT FILESome voyages are onboard the new Hondius vessel that rates among the elite few civilian ships with Polar Class 6 notations meaning it’s the strongest ice-strengthened ship available. Hondius carries 176 guests and each of its 84 cabins have views of the Antarctic landscape. The remaining voyages will be onboard the newly updated Ocean Atlantic ship that carries up to 198 passengers, and includes a gym, polar boutique and panoramic views from the bar.last_img

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