12 Nights Antarctic Explore 

Buenos Aires Return | 12 Nights | Multiple Set Departures onboard Viking Polaris or Viking Octantis 

This ultimate adventure takes you to the Antarctic peninsula, where you will witness towering glaciers, snow-covered landscapes, immense icebergs and once-in-a-lifetime wildlife viewing. In the footsteps of explorers such as Amundsen, Shackleton and Scott, you will be one of the few to discover the world’s last truly wild frontier. Each day brings new surprises and the opportunity to change plans to maximize wildlife sightings and adapt to ever-changing weather. 

Cruise Inclusions: 
At least one complimentary excursion in every port of call/landing site
Kayaks, zodiacs, RIBs & submarine excursions (where available)
A Viking Expedition Kit with a variety of equipment to explore at no extra charge
All Viking Excursion Gear needed for any relevant excursions
Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
Alternative restaurant dining at no extra charge
24-hour room service
Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
Access to top-rated spa & state-of-the-art fitness centre
Self-service launderettes
Port taxes & fees
If booking Viking Air with your cruise, ground transfers included 
Viking-arranged charter flights, Buenos Aires – Ushuaia return 

Our Cruise Bonus:
Save up to AUD$3,000 per couple & charter included   

From AUD$19,995 per person in a Nordic Balcony 
From AUD$26,995 per person in a Nordic Penthouse
For alternative occupancies please talk to your Our Cruise Specialists

Set sail Nov - Dec 2022 * and Jan - Mar 2023
*Flights included up to $2,500per person

View the deck plan  

12 Nights – Antarctic Explorer 
Day 1. Overnight Buenos Aires. 
Day 2. Private charter flight to Ushuaia to embark your ship.
Day 3. Sail Drake Passage 
Day 4-10.  Explore Antarctica.
Day 11. Sail Drake Passage. 
Day 12. Scenic Sailing: Cape Horn. 
Day 13. Disembark Ushuaia & private charter to Buenos Aires. 

Itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion 

What Viking is Not 
When most cruise lines are building bigger and more over-the-top ships, we provide a thoughtful, authentic and well-designed small ship experience that brings you closer to the world’s cultures. The ‘Viking difference’ is used to identify what sets us apart from other cruise lines, all the things that we don’t offer — because at Viking, our aim is to provide more of what you really need and less of what you don’t.
• No casinos
• No children under 18
• No umbrella drinks
• No photographers
• No art auctions
• No charge for beer & wine with lunch & dinner
• No charge for alternative restaurants
• No charge for Wi-Fi
• No charge for use of self-service laundry
• No entrance fee for The Spa
• No spa sales pressure
• No inside staterooms
• No smoking
• No waiting in lines
• No formal nights, butlers, or white gloves
• No nickel-and-diming 

What to expect before cruising with Viking Cruises 
As the leading small ship travel company, Viking takes you closer to the heart of the places you want to visit. For more than 24 years, we have always had the highest standards for health and cleanliness, and our new protocol enhancements make Viking even safer. Developed in coordination with an international team of scientific and medical advisors, the Viking Health & Safety Program is one of the most well-researched and comprehensive COVID-19 prevention and mitigation plans in the travel industry. 

  • COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all guests and crew 

  • Up to daily, quick and easy non-invasive saliva PCR tests for all guests and crew, processed in full-scale Viking-dedicated laboratories 

  • New air purification technology installed on all Viking ships, which have always featured independent air handling units for all guest staterooms 

  • Additional health checks, sanitization and physical distancing to protect Viking guests and crew at all points of the journey 

  • Complimentary PCR test if needed for the return flight to your home country 

Please ensure you read through the Viking Cruise Health & Safety Program as this information updated regularly, click to read 

Viking Risk-Free Guarantee

So that you can plan your voyage with peace of mind, the Risk-Free Guarantee allows guests to change their cruise date up until 14 days before their planned departure—and Viking will waive any fees. This offer covers all Viking reservations that are made between December 1, 2021 and February 28, 2022 for a 2022 voyages.
For those who have Viking Air included, notice must be given 14 days prior to your date of flight departure.
For those who have booked cruise/hotel only, notice must be given 14 days prior to your cruise embarkation/hotel check in, whichever is earlier.
Should you wish to change your reservation, you can choose which policy works best for you: Viking’s Risk-Free Guarantee or standard cancellation policy.
Reservation changes under the Risk-Free Guarantee will be reimbursed in the form of a Risk-Free Guarantee Future Cruise Voucher in the amount of 100% of all monies paid to Viking. Guests will have 24 months to select their new date and use their Risk-Free Guarantee Future Cruise Voucher to make a new reservation on any Viking river, ocean or expedition cruise.
Terms & Conditions for Risk-Free Guarantee Future Cruise Vouchers can be found here

Our Cruise Conditions:  
Prices shown are eligible for AUD$200 per couple for your first time Viking guests, or AUD400 per couple off for returning guests.  Fares are per person in Australia Dollars, twin share, in stated category stateroom.  Prices include port charges, government taxes, (correct as at 4 February 2022).  Payment by cash or direct deposit – Q-Card & Credit Card prices are available.  Itinerary is subject to change. Additional conditions may apply. Our prices exclude international airfares, however if required, please ask your Our Cruise Specialist for options. Prices valid on selected sailings, for any other departures – please contact our specialists for more information. 

Once you have paid in full for your trip, you are safe from any additional charges. Airfare increases, currency fluctuations, increased fuel surcharges, new government taxes—none of these will apply to you. 

Prices are per person, in Australian dollars and for Australian and New Zealand residents only. They are based on double occupancy, subject to availability and correct at time of printing. Prices include all advertised discounts. All offers are subject to availability and valid only for new bookings only on selected departures made between 25 December 2021 and 4 March 2022 unless sold out prior. Viking reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. For up-to-date prices, please call Viking or your Travel Agent. Complete terms and conditions may be found in the Passenger Ticket Contract . 

Passengers traveling on cruises offered by Viking River Cruises and which may involve travel to remote locales, including, but not limited to, the Arctic or Antarctic regions (“Expedition Cruises”) are subject to additional terms and conditions as set forth in the Passenger Ticket Contract. Such passengers should read the Passenger Ticket carefully as it contains acknowledgements, requirements, and warranties specific to Expedition Cruises. Expedition Cruises involve additional risks and dangers above and beyond those of non-Expedition Cruises. Because of these inherent risks, all passengers traveling on Expedition Cruises are required to submit a Fit to Travel letter prior to travel and to update the Fit to Travel letter as also set forth in the Passenger Ticket Contract. In addition each passenger must take out appropriate cruise travel insurance which includes medical evacuation of at least US$250,000. Expedition Cruises are subject to greater restrictions on services and accommodations than would otherwise be generally applicable, including but not limited to what passengers may be able to bring on board during their travel on an Expedition Cruise. If you are traveling on an Expedition Cruise, you warrant that you have no physical or psychological condition which would entail an unreasonable risk to the health or safety of others participating in the Expedition Cruise or to the safe conduct of the Expedition Cruise and agree to abide by all terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract.

Other conditions may apply - https://www.ourcruise.co.nz/our-cruise/booking-conditions.aspx