Expedition to Antarctica

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JAN. 11-24, 2022 From $9,995
Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Antarctica
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Expedition to Antarctica

JAN. 11-24, 2022
Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Antarctica
Aboard MS L'Austral

Join us for this spectacular 14-day journey featuring a nine-night exclusively chartered cruise to Antarctica, Earth’s last frontier. Cruise aboard the intimate L’Austral, one of the finest vessels in Antarctic waters, combining innovative design with personalized service and featuring private balconies in 95% of the 110 deluxe, ocean-view Suites and Staterooms. Retrace the sea lanes navigated by storied explorers Shackleton, Amundsen and Scott and be among the fortunate few to set foot on the continent of Antarctica. Led by our onboard expedition team of naturalists, enjoy guided excursions aboard sturdy Zodiac craft amid floating ice sculptures, intricate ecosystems and abundant wildlife, including humpback whales, leopard seals and Adélie penguins that exhibit little or no fear of humans. A series of enriching lectures on this pristine wilderness completes your optimal Antarctic expedition. Spend two nights in the Five-Star InterContinental Buenos Aires Hotel, including a tour of Argentina’s vibrant capital city. Extend your journey with the exclusive three-night Iguazú Falls Post-Program Option. This unique itinerary is an exceptional value and perennially popular.

Check out this short video from a past Antarctica trip, and see for yourself why this destination is truly a once-in-a-lifetime tour.

Cost: From $9,995
Thomas P. Gohagan & Company
Activity Level: Active
COVID-19 Information:

Health and Safety Protocols

  • Each guest’s deposit will be refunded in full if the cancellation notice is received more than 96 calendar days prior to departure.

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Peter Narins
Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Peter Narins is an expeditionary biologist who has taught courses on animal communication, neurobiology, sensory physiology and auditory science in the UCLA Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology. To date, he has carried out 57 overseas biological expeditions on all seven continents plus Madagascar, and in the last five years, has delivered 77 invited research lectures in 30 different countries. He has made seven trips to the polar arctic regions including a research expedition to Antarctica to study krill. He has been a Fulbright, Humboldt and Guggenheim Fellow, and he has won both UCLA’s Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award and Gold Shield Faculty Prize. This will be Peter’s ninth trip with UCLA Alumni Travel.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $800 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Thomas P. Gohagan & Co. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Fax 310-209-4271, email travel@alumni.ucla.edu, or mail to:
Thomas P. Gohagan & Co.
209 South LaSalle Street, Suite 500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1446

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.