Antarctic Cruises

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The Ice Axe team, with a decade of Antarctic expedition experience, brings their passion and knowledge of unique landings and first ski descents to your Antarctic voyage.

Sail and Ski the Antarctic Peninsula

Yacht Australis

November & December 2010

Join Ice Axe Expeditions for a ski-driven journey to the Antarctic Peninsula. In November 2010, Ice Axe is offering 10 or 14-day itineraries aboard the Yacht Australis. An exclusive 8 passenger ski-mountaineering experience in the Southern Ocean’s most dramatic amphitheater of snow, ice and wildlife.  This intimate adventure is designed to maximize exploration and ski objectives amidst the stunning terrain of the Peninsula’s most attractive peaks.

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

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The Antarctic Peninsula 2011

Ski. Trek. Explore.

November  2011. Exact dates and pricing to be announced May 2010.

Journey with Ice Axe to our Southernmost Continent

Join Ice Axe Expeditions November 2011 for a unique itinerary to the vast and remote wilderness of the Antarctic Peninsula. Our trips and itineraries are customized for those with an adventure-driven spirit; providing our clients with a unique opportunity to trek, ski and snowboard several of the White Continent’s untamed peaks. Journey deep into the rugged landscape of one of earth’s last frontiers while enjoying the convenience, safety and comfort of the Clipper Adventurer expedition ship. Sail past Cape Horn, across the Drake Passage and along the Antarctic Peninsula and join an exclusive group of intrepid travelers inspired by the legacy of Antarctic discovery.

Experience true modern exploration as you travel to a land covered by glaciers, never conquered by man. Travel through alleys of icebergs and study the blue mystery of such extraordinary formations of nature. Explore harbors and bays while surrounded by clouds of seabirds and become enveloped in the raw magnificence. Witness the profound beauty and isolation of a land covered by ice. Listen to glaciers calve and observe with wonder minke whales, black-browed albatross, snow petrels, penguins and seals. Ponder the complexity of the fragile and dynamic ecosystem of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Daily shore landings, lectures and zodiac excursions will cover the history, biology, geology and politics of our Southernmost continent. Actively explore this frontier or contemplate the social structure of a penguin colony-this once-in-a-lifetime trip is for you. Packages start at $6990.

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Check out our blog and photos from the 2009 trip!