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The Maiden Voyage To Antarctica & The Falklands Islands

A brand new & exclusive launch promotion

Be one of the first to sail on the brand new MS Fridtjof Nansen's Maiden Antarctica voyage

Browse cruises

Expedition landings in antarctica

Included activities on board & ashore*

Exclusive savings of up to £4,600*

4★ hotel stays in Montevideo & Buenos Aires*


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Discover the Wildlife of Antarctica


Meet The Penguins

Penguins are the most common birds in the Antarctic. Living in colonies with populations larger than some cities, and surviving in the harshest of conditions, it is no wonder that penguins are seen as the emblem of the Great White Continent. However, of the 17 different species of penguin, only two (emperor and Adélie) make the Antarctic continent their true home, although others (chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni) breed on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, where conditions are less harsh.


Wonderful Whales

A favourite among Antarctica cruise-goers, whales are beautiful, enigmatic and fascinating creatures. Highly intelligent with complex social lives, Antarctica whales capture the imagination of all who witness the spectacle. Few sights on Earth can beat seeing a pod of orcas or seeing a Humpback breaching the surface of the water. Almost 75% of the world’s orcas live in Antarctica, which is truly a paradise for whales.


Antarctica's Six Seals

One of the joys of an Antarctica cruise is being able to observe seals up close. Whilst only six of the 35 species of seal live in Antarctica, Antarctic Fur Seals, Leopard Seals, Ross Seals, Crabeater Seals and Weddell Seals, these six species actually make up the vast majority of all seals on Earth.

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What's included*


  • EXCLUSIVE SAVINGS OF UP TO £4,600
  • TWO NIGHT 4 star hotel stay in Buenos Aires, Argentina including breakfast
  • 17 night full board voyage on board the brand new MS Fridtjof Nansen during her maiden season
  • Five days in Antarctica
  • Professional English-speaking Expedition Team – an international handpicked team of highly educated experts of various academic fields with profound knowledge of the regions they sail in
  • FREE wind and water-resistant jacket
  • All meals including beverages (ship beer and wine, sodas and mineral water in all restaurants)
  • A rich programme of activities including exploration and lectures
  • Coffee & tea included throughout the day
  • FREE WiFi on board for all guests
  • Gratuities are all taken care of
  • A range of shore excursions are available at a supplement
  • TWO NIGHT 4★ hotel stay in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Return flights from London (regional and premium class flights may be available on request) and all overseas transfers
  • Locally sourced cuisine in a stylish restaurant
  • A truly unique experience in a wonderfully carefree and relaxed environment
  • All overseas transfers to and from your Hurtigruten ship
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Featured cruises

Brand new ship
Outside from £8,499pp (was £9,999)

The Maiden Voyage To Antarctica & The Falklands Islands

  • 19 Oct 2020
  • 23 nights
  • Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Fly Cruise
  • Flights Included

Itinerary: Montevideo, Uruguay - Montevideo, Uruguay - Embark the ship - Puerto Madryn, Argentina - The Falkland Islands - Cruising Drake Passage - Antarctica - Cruising Drake Passage -...

Includes: Expedition landings in antarctica, Included activities on board & ashore*, Exclusive savings of up to £4,600*, 4★ hotel stays in Montevideo & Buenos Aires*


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Terms and Conditions


Hurtigruten and Reader Offers Limited Package Holiday booking conditions apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Regional and premium class flights may be available on request and will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay and flights may be indirect. Hotel star ratings are based on ROL Cruise classifications, If the named hotel is unavailable a suitable alternative will be provided. WIFI is subject to the cruise lines T&Cs and cannot be guaranteed. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Tours may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Tours are subject to change and an additional charge may apply. Additional excursions must be booked 28 days prior to departure. Expedition activities are optional and pre-bookable excursions are at a supplement and must be booked at least 28 days prior to departure. Baggage restrictions will apply. Please ask for more details. Please note this voyage may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Ship image is for illustrative purposes only. Weather, sea & ice conditions have a great influence on the programme and schedule. Safety is always the priority and the ship’s captain will decide on the final sailing schedule during the voyage, therefore the itinerary is subject to change. Drinks are only with meals on board and are subject to the cruise lines t&c’s. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.


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Read About Jennie Bond's Adventure to the White Continent


ROL Cruise Ambassador, Journalist & TV Presenter, Jennie Bond recently embarked on the voyage of a lifetime, courtesy of the tailormade experts at ROL Cruise. Here she tells us all about her Antarctica experience…

https://www.rolcruise.co.uk/blog/jennie-bonds-adventure-to-the-white-continent

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