Thursday, 12 April 2012

Cruise lands guests right into Antarctic wildlife

 
CRUISECO has added one of the last frontiers to its diversity of world-wide cruise holiday options, with sailings aboard the 189-passenger expedition ship, Ocean Diamond from Ushuaia in Argentina to Antarctica in November and December this year – with 25% off these prices if booked by April 30.
 
In conjunction with polar specialists, Quark Expeditions, Cruiseco have a 9 night package on November 21 2012 that's priced from US$5,895pp twin-share and two 10 night packages on November 29 and February 9 2013 from US$6,595pp twin-share – less 25% if booked by April 30. All three include a night pre-cruise in Ushuaia, a sail down the historic Beagle Channel, crossing of the Drake Passage, and visits to the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula with landings by Zodiac to view the myriad of land and marine wildlife, glaciers and ice-bergs.
 
It also has two longer 19 night packages on 3 November and 26 December 2012, that include a night pre-cruise stay in Ushuaia, visit to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, South Shetland Islands and Antarctica, and crossing of the Drake Passage, all at a remarkable price from US$12,995pp twin-share and less 25% if booked by April 30.
 
Packages include all onboard dining, shore landings with professional expedition leaders, a Quark Expeditions parka and loan of waterproof expedition boots, a photographic DVD of the voyage, comprehensive pre-departure material, group transfer on disembarkation to Ushuaia airport, service taxes and port charges.
 
For full details and the name of your nearest Cruiseco cruise specialist travel agent, go to www.cruising.com.au. Air travel is additional.