Voyage in comfort aboard Ocean Endeavour from Ushuaia, Argentina, to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic Peninsula, and back.
Marvel at the teeming marine and bird life of the southern ocean as you follow in the wake of Shackleton and other great Antarctic explorers.
Journey among towering ice to the unspoiled realm of Antarctica and add the great southern continent to your travel bucket list!
Experience the unique culture and history of Falkland Islands and South Georgia
Famed for their role in whaling and exploration history, the Falkland Islands—a British overseas territory—offer an intriguing cultural experience. The islands today are known for their sedate British rural lifestyle, high quality wool, rare birds, and thriving marine life!
Appreciate the Shackleton legend at South Georgia Island and Elephant Island
Legendary Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton‘s journey from Elephant Island to South Georgia in an open boat is considered one of the greatest sea voyages in history.
Appreciate Shackleton’s astonishing feat in the South Georgia Museum, and visit his grave at Grytviken, South Georgia. Conditions permitting, you’ll also visit Point Wild, at Elephant Island where Shackleton’s men were stranded and later rescued.
Enjoy regular Zodiac excursions and landings amid spectacular scenery
To set foot on the continent of Antarctica is a rare privilege only a few can claim. Via Zodiac you will be able to appreciate the Antarctic ice and landscape up close.
Photograph stunning vistas set above still, clear water and explore Antarctica’s fascinating and beautiful terrain on guided landings.
Learn about Antarctic history from expert guides
No moment is wasted aboard Ocean Endeavour. You’ll be fascinated by the history of exploration in Antarctic waters, delivered by our onboard resource staff.
Take your pick of our extensive collection of carefully curated books that will help you dive deeper into everything you learn along the way!
Admire breathtaking scenery such as icebergs, glaciated mountains, and volcanoes
Geology, glaciology, volcanology: in Antarctica, the mighty forces of the Earth are everywhere in evidence!
View the variety and beauty of icebergs, glaciers, and rugged mountains—many formed by volcanic activity.
Visit one of the world’s great wildlife viewing destinations
The pristine waters of Antarctica are home to giant elephant seals battling for control of beaches; vast colonies of penguins; nesting grounds of mighty albatross by the thousands. Plus, there will be extraordinary opportunities for viewing whales!
• Experience the unique culture and history of Falkland Islands and South Georgia
• Appreciate the Shackleton legend at South Georgia Island and Elephant Island
• Enjoy regular Zodiac excursions and landings amid spectacular scenery
• Learn about Antarctic history from expert guides
• Admire breathtaking scenery such as icebergs, glaciated mountains, and volcanoes
• Visit one of the world’s great wildlife viewing destinations
Vessel Type: Expedition
Passenger Capacity: 199
Built: 1982 - refurbished 2001, 2004, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2018
Ocean Endeavour is a comfortable, well-appointed small expedition ship expertly engineered to explore the Polar Regions. The ship has an ice-strengthened hull, Zodiacs for exploration and remote landings, and advanced navigation equipment. The newly-refurbished vessel offers a superb guest experience with an expansive choice of cabin categories, large cabins and common areas, a sundeck and observation area, plenty of deck space for polar landscape viewing, and lounges for learning and reflection. The ship’s interiors have a contemporary aesthetic that provides a bright and spacious feel throughout.
Endeavour is also the only polar adventure ship in Antarctica focused on health and wellness , and offers a contemporary approach to cuisine and newly-designed health and fitness features. Facilities include a spa serviced by organic spa provider VOYA, His & Hers saunas, a salt water pool, a gym, and a juice and smoothie bar. Complimentary activities include yoga and stretching classes, an exclusive Polar Photography program, the Scientists in Residence program, and more adventure activities than any other Quark vessel. The ship also has a polar library, and a Polar Boutique for gifts and any needed gear.
Features of the Ocean Endeavour
VOYA spa treatments and beauty products, Choice of 13 cabin categories, Bright, spacious cabins and common areas, Plenty of deck space for observation, Lounge with expansive views, Quiet zone for contemplation, Newly-refurbished restaurant, Contemporary dining with complimentary wine with dinner, Juice and smoothie bar, Lecture theater, Polar library, Polar boutique, Health and Wellness, Spa treatments and beauty products by spa provider VOYA - Organic Beauty From The Sea, Spa menu for face, body, hair and nails, including the exclusive Quark Explorer’s treatment, and signature VOYA hand and foot rituals, Yoga and stretching classes, His & Hers saunas, gym, and heated salt water pool
Full range of adventure activities including: kayaking, camping, mountaineering, cross-country skiing, stand-up paddleboarding, Zodiac cruising, shore landings and hiking/ walking.
Deck plan varies for the trips to Antarctica
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