Weddell Sea: In Search of Emperor Penguins

Antarctic Peninsula and Snow Hill Island aboard the Ortelius

Trip Cost

Prices are for 2021
Per person, double occupancy
Quadruple with Porthole $11,300
Twin with Porthole $12,900
Twin with Window $13,500
Twin Deluxe $14,000 (Sold Out)
Superior $14,900 (Sold Out)

Extension Costs

Paine National Park Extension: from $3395
Iguazu Falls Extension: from $1160
Mendoza Extension: from $1995
San Carlos de Bariloche Extension: from $1195
Estancia Extension: from $1395


Nov 14-24, 2021

Deck Plan


Cabin Descriptions

The vessel offers simple but comfortable cabins and public spaces

  • 4 quadruple cabins with bunk beds (these can also be used as triple or twin cabins)
  • 2 triple porthole cabins with bunk beds (these can also be used as quads or twin cabins)
  • 25 twin porthole cabin with 2 single lower berths
  • 10 twin cabins with windows and 2 single lower berths
  • 6 superior cabins with double beds and a separate day room
  • 1 suite with a double bed and a separate day room. All cabins are spacious outside cabins with a minimum of two portholes or windows per cabin and all cabins have private shower and toilet


Trip Cost Includes

  • Voyage aboard the designated vessel as indicated in the itinerary
  • All meals included aboard ship
  • Free use of rubber boots and snowshoes aboard Ortelius.
  • Pre-scheduled group transfer from the vessel to the airport in Ushuaia (directly after disembarkation)
  • All shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage by Zodiac
  • Ship-to-shore helicopter transfers (with no specific amount of helicopter time guaranteed)
  • Program of lectures by noted naturalists and leadership by experienced expedition staff
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • Comprehensive pre-departure material

Trip Cost Does Not Include

International airfare, pre- and post land arrangements, transfers to the vessel, passport and visa expenses, government arrival and departure taxes, meals ashore, baggage, cancellation, and personal insurance (strongly recommended), excess baggage charges, items of a personal nature such as laundry, bar, beverage charges and telecommunication charges, gratuities for shipboard personnel, possible fuel surcharges.

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: 20% of trip cost
70 days prior to departure: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our standard policy.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule*

Minimum fee: 20% of trip cost
60-89 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost
59 days or less: 100% of trip cost

*Please note that this differs from our standard policy.