Antarctica in Depth

13 Day Cruise from Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires with Scenic

Quite simply, Antarctica defies the imagination. Remote, pristine and undeniably beautiful, this awe-inspiring region of untouched icescapes, mountains rising from the sea, and incredible, diverse wildlife will literally take your breath away. Mountains that have never felt human footfall and an abundance of wildlife greet...read more

Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Buenos Aires
Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Buenos Aires
Ship Type
Ship Type
Small Cruise Ship
12
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin N/A
Balcony Cabin From $16,427 pp
Suite From $22,973 pp
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
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Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Latin passion and European Romance define the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, a dynamic mecca known for its wide-ranging architectural styles, contemporary and historic arts, and culinary pleasures and parrillas (steakhouses).
2 Buenos Aires - Ushuaia
From our hotel, we transfer to the airport and fly from Buenos Aires, Argentina to the port of Ushuaia, and step aboard your home away from home for the next 12 days – Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yacht. Departing in the late afternoon, we begin our journey by sailing down the picturesque Beagle Channel. (B/D)
3 Crossing the Drake Passage
Look around and behold the cape petrels flying about the ship, majestic albatross soaring on the wind, and Wilson’s storm petrels skipping along the ocean surface. Our onboard Discovery Team enlightens you about Antarctica and its natural history, bringing the journey to life with their impressive experience and knowledge of the region. Early afternoon on Day 3 we watch for our first icebergs and hope to do our first landing. (B/L/D)
4 Crossing the Drake Passage
Cruise the Drake Passage. (B/L/D)
5 Antarctic Peninsula
Voyaging overnight along the Gerlache Strait we arrive at the breath-taking Antarctica Peninsula, a land as vast as it is magical. We set out on Zodiacs, kayaks, helicopters^ or submarine^, and venture to penguin rookeries, historic sites and scientific stations, and cruise around majestic icebergs. Discover secluded bays via kayak, plunge below the surface to underwater kingdoms by submarine, and circle above incredible inland vistas in a helicopter. Keep your eyes peeled for leopard seals snacking among the icebergs, and later, step ashore for moments you’ll never forget. (B/L/D)
6-10 Antarctic Peninsula
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula. (B/L/D)
11-12 At Sea
Soak in the incredible array of Antarctic experiences you’ve had as we head north across the Drake Passage. Luxuriate on board as you observe seabirds and aquatic life, capture once-in-a-lifetime photos, and share in the knowledge of our world leading Discovery Team. (B/L/D)
13 Ushuaia - Buenos Aires
Relax as we cruise along the Beagle Channel in the early morning. We disembark after breakfast for our flight back to Buenos Aires. (B)
1 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Latin passion and European romance define the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, a dynamic city known for its wide-ranging architectural styles, contemporary and historic arts, and culinary gifts. Arrive at your hotel for your one-night stay.
2 Buenos Aires - Ushuaia
Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, known as the southernmost city in the world, where the crew will warmly greet you as you board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your handsomely appointed suite and acquaint yourself with the luxurious facilities of your Discovery Yacht. Toast the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel and admire the dramatic views of the Andean mountains of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah. (B/D)
3 At Sea
Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula. An entertaining presentation by the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre will build up the excitement for what’s to come or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV. (B/L/D)
4 At Sea
Your palate will be delighted as you explore the extensive range of dining options on board, or a butler serves you your meal in-suite. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula. (B/L/D)
5 Antarctic Peninsula

Welcome to Antarctica! Seeing the 7th continent for the first time is unlike anything you would have experienced before. Feel the fresh, crisp air on your face and hear the snow crunch under your boot when you first step foot on land. Each new encounter will will fill you will awe . Witness wildlife in their natural habitat, with no fear of humans. Antarctica is truly land of peace. Your expert Captain and crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways which may include traversing the stunning 11-kilometre-long Lemaire Channel where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage just 700 metres wide at its narrowest point. There may be the chance to visit a working scientific base and discuss life in these harsh conditions with the staff.

Enjoy the chance to visit areas alive with wildlife such as penguins, seals, and whales. You can also explore the remenants of a derelict whaling station and a vacant British base or climb to the rim of a volcanic crater. If conditions are favourable, there may be the opportunity to cross the Antarctic Circle at latitude 66°33’ South. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, a host of choices are open and dependent on the ice and weather conditions. Your experienced Discovery Team Leaders, who have made countless journeys to Antarctica, will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18–20 hours of daylight.

Discovery: Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak and stand-up paddle board around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below. (B/L/D)

6 Antarctic Peninsula
Continue exploring the Antarctic Peninsula with your experienced team. Discovery: Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak and stand-up paddle board around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below. (B/L/D)
7 Antarctic Peninsula
Continue exploring the Antarctic Peninsula with your experienced team. Discovery: Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak and stand-up paddle board around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below. (B/L/D)
8 Antarctic Peninsula
Continue exploring the Antarctic Peninsula with your experienced team. Discovery: Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak and stand-up paddle board around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below. (B/L/D)
9 Antarctic Peninsula
Continue exploring the Antarctic Peninsula with your experienced team. Discovery: Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak and stand-up paddle board around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below. (B/L/D)
10 Antarctic Peninsula
Continue exploring the Antarctic Peninsula with your experienced team. Discovery: Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak and stand-up paddle board around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below. (B/L/D)
11 At Sea
Farewell your adventure in the icy lands and set sail heading north to the continent of South America. Share memories of your experiences with new-found friends. (B/L/D)
12 At Sea
A day at sea. (B/L/D)
13 Ushuaia - Buenos Aires
Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew. Disembark after breakfast to fly to Buenos Aires, taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience. The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information. (B)

Scenic Eclipse

Ship Class
Ship Style
Small Cruise Ship
Passengers
Passengers
228
Crew
Crew
176
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CDC Score
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Year Launched
Launched
2019
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
N/A
Luxury Meets Discovery
Luxury Meets Discovery
Designed to deliver the ultimate experience of a lifetime the Scenic Eclipse fleet takes ocean cruising to a whole new level. Read more
On board Inclusions
On board Inclusions
Intimate and luxurious, with every amenity you could wish for, the Scenic Eclipse fleet has been designed with you in mind. Read more
Onshore Inclusions
Onshore Inclusions
Taking you beyond exploration to all-inclusive discovery is our fleet of Zodiacs, tandem kayaks, e-bikes, snorkel gear and snowshoes. Read more
All-Inclusive Dining
All-Inclusive Dining
Dining on board Scenic Eclipse promises to be a sensory delight. With an unrivalled choice of up to 10 dining experiences. Read more
All-Inclusive Beverages
All-Inclusive Beverages
Unlimited complimentary beverages*, full mini-bar restocked daily, still and sparkling water in-suite and an extensive range of specialty teas and coffees. Read more
Scenic Sixth Star Experience
Scenic Sixth Star Experience
Helicopter and submarine excursions, par for the course. Read more

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Cruise Starts Cruise Ends Balcony
Wednesday 10 Nov 2021 Monday 22 Nov 2021
Balcony 16,427
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Monday 27 Dec 2021 Saturday 08 Jan 2022
Balcony 18,826
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Friday 07 Jan 2022 Wednesday 19 Jan 2022
Balcony 18,575
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Saturday 05 Feb 2022 Thursday 17 Feb 2022
Balcony 19,106
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Wednesday 16 Feb 2022 Monday 28 Feb 2022
Balcony 19,106
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Sunday 27 Feb 2022 Friday 11 Mar 2022
Balcony 18,235
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Thursday 10 Nov 2022 Tuesday 22 Nov 2022
Balcony 17,838
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Friday 09 Dec 2022 Wednesday 21 Dec 2022
Balcony 18,811
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Tuesday 03 Jan 2023 Sunday 15 Jan 2023
Balcony 18,749
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Saturday 14 Jan 2023 Thursday 26 Jan 2023
Balcony 19,364
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Wednesday 25 Jan 2023 Monday 06 Feb 2023
Balcony 19,366
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Sunday 05 Feb 2023 Friday 17 Feb 2023
Balcony 19,668
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Cruise itinerary, cruise ship and cabin images are sourced from Scenic. In some cases - and especially with cabin images - these should be treated as indicative only. Cabin inclusions, upholsteries and room layout may differ to the image(s) shown. Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.