Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Fly for Free When you Book an Antarctica Cruise with APT

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APT is offering free return economy flights to South America, including taxes of up to $200 per person, when you book the 24-day Buenos Aires, Ushuaia & 20-night Antarctica Cruise departing 26 February 2016.

Priced from $22,545 per person, twin share, you’ll enjoy a luxury hotel stay in Buenos Aires before transferring to Ushuaia for a night to receive your pre cruise orientation and briefing. Then embark on a 20 night voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falklands Islands before spending a final night in Buenos Aires.

Sailing aboard APT’s specially equipped polar expedition ship, the MS Sea Explorer, you’ll cross the Drake Passageto the northernmost part of Antarctica’s mainland to spend three days exploring the South Shetland Islands. Wildlife spotting opportunities include several species of penguins and seals, orca, humpback and Minke whales. There is also the option to try sea kayaking amongst the icebergs. The cruise may also stop at an active scientific base as well as historic base such as the UK’s Port Lockroy or Wordie House.

Then cruise to South Georgia to see large elephant seals, walk amongst thousands of iconic king penguins, explore the abandoned whaling station and visit the grave of the explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton.

On the Falkland Islands you’ll see albatross breeding colonies, visit charming towns, including Stanley, and meet locals during a visit to a farming homestead.

Included are 62 meals, shore excursions, flights within South America, three nights luxury accommodation, beer and wine included during lunch and dinner on your cruise, wet weather gear and expedition boot rental, APT Tour Directors and expert local guides, an Expedition Team and Doctor during the cruise and tipping, porterage and transfers.

Book now and you’ll receive international airfares with LATAM Airlines free of charge (including taxes of up to $200 per person), a saving of up to $5,600 per couple. Offer is available until sold out. Terms and conditions apply and offer is subject to availability.

For further information call APT on 1300 196 420, visit aptouring.com.au or see your local travel agent.