Australis Itinerary 2011

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina. Welcome dinner and orientation. Overnight in Ushuaia.
Day 2: Ski Martial Glacier with team. Overnight in Ushuaia.
Day 3: Breakfast at hotel. Board the ship and set sail down the Beagle Channel.
Day 3-6: Cross the Drake Passage. Sperm, fin, and humpback whales, along with skies of seabirds will accompany
our journey. Arrive at Deception Island’s volcanic crater in the afternoon of Day 6 for a hike.
Day 7: Ski objectives at Brambant Island.
Day 8: Ski objectives at Neko Harbor.
Day 9: Ski and trekking objectives in Paradise Bay. Zodiac Excursions. Visit penguin rookery and Almirante Brown
Station.
Day 10: Lemaire Channel/ Mt. Scott/ Mt. Demaria/Mt. Mill ski descents. Visit the Ukrainian Vernadsky scientific
station. Killer whale and leopard seal sightings.
Day 11: Additional exploration of Lemaire Channel/ Mt. Scott/ Mt. Demaria/Mt. Mill ski descents.
Day 12: Iceberg Alley and Graham Coastland.
Day 13: Ski and trekking objectives at Anvers and Wienke Islands. Port Lockroy scientific base and museum. Visit
gentoo and adelie penguin habitat.
Day 14: Wienke and Anvers objectives.
Day 15: Ski objectives at Crystal Sound.
Day 16: Ski objectives at Cuverville Island.
Day 17: Ronge Island/Mt. Britannia. Visit Penguin rookery at Georges Point.
Day 18: Additional obejectives at Ronge Island/Mt Britannia
Day 19: Ski objectives at Livingston Island.
Day 20: Morning ski objectives at King George Island.
Day 20-23: Sail Drake Passage; pass the dramatic cliffs of Cape Horn.
Day 23: Disembark Yacht Australis in Ushuaia, Argentina.

Itinerary Disclaimer

Flexibility is a must for all Antarctic travel. This program is subject to change throughout the journey depending
on ice, weather, flight availability and local conditions.

We keep 4:1 client to guide ratio to maximize safety.

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Antarctica Aboard the Australis 2011