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The luxe-adventure travel experience takes place on board an Antarctica expedition as much as it does off-ship. Every aspect of our off-ship, guest enrichment program provides one-of-a-kind moments that enhance the voyage as a whole.
LECTURES AND DAILY RECAPS
Become enthralled with special guest lectures and keynote speakers as part of our guest enrichment aboard every Antarctica journey. Expert insight comes from our expedition team, including expedition leader Henry Páll Wulff, with six years of experience as a polar expedition guide on Antarctic and Arctic voyages.
Interactive, multimedia presentations from historians, ornithologists, marine biologists, geologists and glaciologists are reserved for days at sea to prepare for distinct destination features. And every day we’ll engage you in daily recaps to highlight the day’s best moments and to prepare for the next day’s adventures. Our overall enrichment program has been expertly curated to help enhance the luxe-adventure experience on board our Antarctica expeditions.
Experience Antarctica to the fullest with our specially crafted hands-on workshops. Taking place in small groups with expedition leaders and guest lecturers, our workshops allow for intimate experiences that give you a greater appreciation for the environment and history of the continent.
Our hands-on workshops include photography, where you learn the tips and tricks you need to capture the snow and icebergs perfectly; marine biology courses to gain a deeper understanding of the fragile ecosystem; Citizen Science projects in which we build a bridge between travel and research as you help gather data in cooperation with existing science experiments; and more.
APRÈS SEA & BAR TALKS
After a day exploring the continent, return aboard with the day’s adventures still on you – snow, sweat and all. Après Sea creates a “come as you are” atmosphere that invites like-spirited travelers to get to know each other better. Craft cocktails with glacial ice combined with casual bar talks between you and field staff make for a complete, interactive experience. Swap stories with your new friends, learning about Antarctica from them as you share your own insights from your explorations.
DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT
We offer 6 dining choices on board, including charcoal-cooked favorites at 7-AFT using the chef-inspired JOSPERING grille method.
Our main dining venue, Porto, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily with an array of delectable fare, including their special Alma menu featuring homestyle Portuguese dishes just like grandma makes.
When you’re looking for a grab ‘n’ go breakfast or midday snack, you can find the perfect pastry, juice, smoothie, or sandwich at Paula’s Pantry. The Dome is open daily for afternoon snacks and in-room dining is available from our “Available Anytime” menu.
Start and end your day throughout your Antarctica explorations with mouthwatering cuisine amid an atmosphere of simple elegance.
Our onboard entertainment program is carefully curated to create stimulating experiences that stoke the imagination. Entrancing performances that include a talented pianist and vocalist combined with our inspiring lecture series with Antarctica expedition leaders, our guest enrichment program truly encompasses the luxe-adventure experience.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
FITNESS STUDIO & SAUNA
As part of our approach to a holistic lifestyle, you can work up a sweat on board in our Fitness Studio and sauna. Feel free to add some exercise sessions to your daily schedule for days at sea throughout your Antarctica expedition.
Including Pilates and yoga at various locations around the ship, our fitness classes help you find balance between mind, body, and spirit. And the view of icebergs and glaciers in the background make for an invigorating experience.
SEASPA BY L’OCCITANE
Slip into total relaxation after spending a day trekking the shores of Antarctica. With optional, signature treatments from L’OCCITANE en Provence, you can indulge in pure bliss to rejuvenate and reinvigorate your energy.