Atlas Ocean Voyages ship World Navigator inaugural 2021-2022 Antarctica cruises

   May 8, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

Atlas Ocean Voyages unveiled its inaugural winter 2021-2022 Antarctica-season itineraries.

Beginning November 19, 2021, the small line brand AOV-Atlas Ocean Voyages is scheduled for its newest polar ship operated under charter - World Navigator - to operate on 15x voyages (LuxpeditionSM) bring travelers to Antarctica, Patagonia, South Georgia and Sandwich Islands.

World Navigator's winter 2021-2022 Antarctic season is open for booking, along with the ship's inaugural summer 2021 programs Holy Land, Mediterranean, Black Sea, South America.

Passengers can choose from a dozen winter 2021-2022 round-trip departures on 9-night itineraries roundtrip from homeport Ushuaia, Argentina to the Antarctic Peninsula.

Potential customers will have the opportunity to sail through Neptune’s Bellows, to land inside the Deception Island's caldera, visit the Spanish and Argentine Antarctic research bases; see Chinstrap Penguins. Travelers will also step onto Antarctica proper at Brown Bluff (peninsula's northern tip) and make Zodiac landings in Paradise Harbor or Neko Harbour, Goudier Island or Cuverville Island, Gerlache Strait.

Two longer (12-night) roundtrips from Ushuaia depart November 28, 2021, and February 2, 2022. The first itinerary features (on December 4) the Antarctic-solar eclipse of the sun, visits Paulet Island, Brown Bluff, South Shetland Islands, as well as make 3 landings in the UK's South Georgia and Sandwich Islands. The second itinerary visits all planned landings (of the 9-night itinerary) and navigates across the Antarctic Circle for 2 additional days.

World Navigator has also scheduled an 8-night "Argentine Patagonia and Falkland Islands Cruise" departing November 11, 2021, from Montevideo to Ushuaia. The itinerary includes Buenos Aires, Puerto Madryn, Port Stanley UK.

MS World Navigator is currently under construction in Portugal (at WestSEA Shipyard in Viana do Castelo) is on schedule, with an expected launch in mid-2021.