A Voyage of Discovery

ANTARCTICA  -  from 4 Mar to 15 Mar 2024

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$19,998 NZD

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Horizon State room - twin share

$19,998
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Veranda State room - twin share

$22,398
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Event Details

Join Sir Graham and Lady Raewyn Henry, Peter Hillary, and other special hosts on a once in a lifetime expedition to Antarctica in March.

This nine-night all-inclusive luxury cruise onboard the brand new World Navigator promises to be an extraordinary experience. You will be traveling in the company of like-minded individuals while enjoying the perfect balance of five-star service and adventure.

Antarctica is one of the most remote and pristine environments on Earth, yet it is also one of the most vulnerable to climate change. The melting of glaciers and ice sheets in Antarctica are contributing to rising sea levels, which threatens coastal communities and ecosystems around the world. By visiting Antarctica and seeing the effects of climate change, people can better understand the magnitude of the problem and the need for immediate action.

The World Navigator, one of the newest and most luxurious vessels in the polar regions, is equipped with leading technological innovation to bring you closer than ever to the stunning snow-covered peaks, colossal blue glaciers, and roaming icebergs of Antarctica. The ship is also one of the most environmentally friendly at sea, featuring a clean-burning hybrid electric-hydro propulsion and anchorless positioning systems.

As part of this unique voyage, you will enjoy gourmet meals and an open bar, plus as many 7th-continent landings as possible. All cabins feature luxurious amenities, free unlimited wifi, complimentary 24-hour room service, and breathtaking ocean views.

Chartered exclusively for New Zealanders & Australians, this trip is timed to coincide with the height of the whale watching season and abundant wildlife sightings. In addition to curated activities such as hiking and kayaking, you will have the chance to witness the extraordinary beauty and wildlife of Antarctica.

To make this journey even more seamless, the package includes two nights in Buenos Aires and a privately-chartered plane from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, ensuring a comfortable and effortless arrival and departure experience.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore one of the most remote and magical places on the planet in the company of New Zealand & Australia’s finest legends, and learn more about the need for climate change action.

A range of cabin types are available, subject to availability. Fortis Events can also assist with flights and any additional travel before or after the expedition.

Contact team@fortisevents.co.nz or phone 09 979 5080 for more information. A 30% deposit is due at the time of booking, with the balance due 30 November 2023.

Fortis Events is a proud partner of this experience alongside Wonder&Wander and Insider Expeditions.

Our charity partner is The Hillary Institute of International Leadership, which aims to identify and support emerging leaders who have the potential to make a positive impact on society and the environment. The institute trains leaders to create change and tackle diverse global challenges such as climate change, social justice, and sustainable development.

A message from Lady Raewyn & Sir Graham Henry:

“A trip to Antarctica from our perspective is a tour completely different from our previous experiences. Apparently the scenery is spectacular and the wildlife amazing but even more important, it will be a very timely reminder how vulnerable our planet is and how important it is find and execute the solutions for its protection and sustainability in the future. opportunity.

To have this experience with knowledgeable like-minded people who will enhance our understanding of one of the world’s greatest challenges is an amazing opportunity. We look forward to meeting you all and having a fun time, while enhancing our knowledge on how we help make our world a better place. All in the most unique environment in our world. Look forward to catching up soon.”

What's included

  • 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires
  • Charter flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia and return
  • 9-night voyage on World Navigator with accommodation in a cabin with private facilities
  • All Zodiac landings and excursions
  • Exploration and climate programming
  • Special edition expedition parka
  • Use of rubber boots and necessary expedition equipment
  • Educational presentations, lectures, and activities aboard the ship
  • All meals on board – breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon snacks
  • Unlimited premium pours of beer, wine, spirits, speciality coffee, tea, and soda
  • Welcome champagne reception
  • Comprehensive cultural information and reading material
  • Standard wireless internet throughout the ship
  • Medical evacuation insurance up to USD$200,000
  • All gratuities, service taxes, and port fees

PRICING:

NZD$19,998 land-only, per person twin share, Horizon State room
NZD$33,997 land-only, per person single occupancy, Horizon State room

NZD$22,398 land-only, per person twin share, Veranda State room
NZD$38,077 land-only, per person single occupancy, Veranda State room

Please note:
What’s excluded:

  • Flights to and from Buenos Aires are not included in the above prices and can be quoted at time of booking
  • Optional ship activities (kayaking, snowshoeing, paddle boarding)
  • Transportation of luggage in excess of weight allowance
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Food and beverage other than that specified in itinerary
  • Expenses of a purely personal nature
  • Costs associated with trip interruption or modification due to weather, travel conditions, political/civil disputes, medical emergencies, or other causes beyond our control