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Barb and Bill's 2004 Antarctica Cruise

Itinerary



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ANTARCTIC PENINSULA & SOUTH GEORGIA

16-Day CruiseTour
MARCO POLO

Ushuaia, Argentina round-trip
Jan 17, 2004

Day Port Arrive
Depart

Pre-Cruise Schedule

Jan 18 Arrive Buenos Aires
(Transfer to Hotel)


Jan 19 Buenos Aires (City Tour)

Jan 20 Fly Buenos Aires / Ushuaia
(Transfer to Marco Polo)



Cruise Schedule


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Actual
Jan 20 Ushuaia, Argentina
Ushuaia, Argentina
brief city tour from airport

Jan 21 Cruise South Atlantic Ocean
Cruise South Atlantic Ocean
Jan 22 Cruise South Atlantic Ocean
Cruise South Atlantic Ocean
Jan 23 Grytviken, South Georgia
Bay of Isles, South Georgia - Zodiac Excursion (Elsehul was blocked by ice)

Jan 24 Elsehul, South Georgia

Grytviken, South Georgia - shore excursion

Jan 25 Gold Harbor, South Georgia
Or Royal Bay, South Georgia

Gold Harbor, South Georgia - Zodiac Excursion

Jan 26 Cruise Scotia Sea


Cruise Scotia Sea
Jan 27 Shingle Cove, Coronation Island
Shingle Cove, Coronation Island - shore excursion. Afterwards we diverted north to avoid icebergs

Jan 28 Elephant Island - Cape Lookout
Elephant Island - Cape Lookout - Zodiac excursions not possible due to gale force winds

Jan 29 Half Moon Island
Hope Bay, Antarctica Peninsula - shore excursion

Jan 30 Cruise Drake Passage / Cape
Horn

Cruise Drake Passage / Cape Horn (late at night)

Jan 31 Ushuaia, Argentina


Ushuaia, Argentina
Feb 1 Ushuaia, Argentina
Ushuaia, Argentina
tour to Tierra del Fuego

Post-Cruise Schedule

Feb 1 Fly Ushuaia/USA
Fly Ushuaia/USA

Note: Exact itinerary and ports of call
        depend on ice conditions weather,
        and wildlife

             






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