Antarctic Discovery: Palmer’s Bicentennial Expedition (2020)

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Cruise on a once-in-a-lifetime voyage commemorating the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica, featuring a unique itinerary exploring historic areas and wildlife-rich islands, as well as the chance to travel within the Antarctic Circle.
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Book early and save $4,650 per person, double occupancy on stateroom categories 1, 2 and 3*.

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Journey Overview

Cruise on a once-in-a-lifetime, 15-day voyage commemorating the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica, featuring a unique itinerary exploring historic areas and wildlife-rich islands, as well as the chance to travel within the Antarctic Circle.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise for 12 nights aboard luxurious 'Le Lyrial' with guaranteed balcony accommodations for all guests, an A&K exclusive feature
  • Begin your journey with two nights at the luxurious Palacio Duhau — Park Hyatt on famed Alvear Avenue in Buenos Aires
  • Sail with an exceptional team curated by A&K, featuring our award-winning Expedition Team, an experienced service staff and crew, and one of the best personnel-to-guest ratios at 1 to 1.3
  • Enjoy all-inclusive cruising with included gratuities, unlimited house drinks, onboard meals, all Zodiac rides and excursions, expedition gear, port charges, and — our newest offerings — complimentary Wi-Fi and Traveller's Valet laundry service
  • Celebrate the bicentennial of the 1820 discovery of Antarctica with: special programming and lectures; a unique itinerary exploring historic areas and wildlife-rich islands; and, conditions permitting, rare exploration within the Antarctic Circle
  • Fully immerse in Antarctica's amazing wildlife and landscapes on daily excursions led by experienced field naturalists
  • Experience an A&K Philanthropy focus on climate change research with special guest and noted Antarctic researcher Dr. James McClintock, who leads a behind-the-scenes tour at Palmer Station (conditions permitting)
  • Take advantage of A&K internal flights to and from Ushuaia, guaranteeing timely arrival to your ship
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