NEW YORK -- The 180-passenger Hanseatic, a luxury/adventure ship
marketed in the U.S. by Radisson Seven Seas Cruises, will venture
to one of the world's most remote regions next year with a 17-day
Antarctica cruise from Ushuaia, Argentina, to Port Stanley in the
The package includes one-night hotel stays in Buenos Aires,
Argentina, and Santiago, Chile; charter flights between Buenos
Aires and Ushuaia and Santiago and Port Stanley; all shipboard
gratuities and the use of a parka and boots during the cruise.
The voyage, which departs Jan. 16, begins in Ushuaia and continues
to Cape Horn, Chile; Peterman Island, Antarctica; Half Moon Island
and Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands; Deception
Island; Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands; Grytviken in
the South Georgia Islands, and Bleaker Island, Sea Lion Island and
Port Stanley in the Falklands.
The journey ends with a charter flight to Santiago for a
post-cruise hotel stay.
The itinerary also features scenic cruising in a variety of
stunning waterways including the Drake Passage, Paradise Bay, the
Lemaire Channel, Neumayer Channel, Right Whale Bay, Copper Bay
Passage and Drygalski Fjord.
On Feb. 2, a 16-day reverse itinerary departs, which does not
include the visit to Coronation Island.
Rates for the 17-day voyage start at $10,095 per person; the
16-day cruise starts at $9,595 per person.
Advance-purchase savings of up to $3,400 per couple are
available up to 120 days before departure; passengers who secure
their deposit by credit card on the same day they book also receive
a $200 per stateroom credit.
For more information, call Radisson Seven Seas at (800) 285-1835
or visit its Web site at www.rssc.com.