Expedition to Antarctica

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JAN. 17-30, 2023 From TBA
Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Antarctica
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Expedition to Antarctica

JAN. 17-30, 2023
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 TBA
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

ANDREA M. GHEZ
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Andrea M. Ghez, professor of Physics & Astronomy and Lauren B. Leichtman & Arthur E. Levine chair in Astrophysics, is one of the world’s leading experts in observational astrophysics and heads UCLA’s Galactic Center Group. Her groundbreaking work has provided the best evidence to date for the existence of supermassive black holes and has opened a new approach to understanding these exotic objects. In 2020 Andrea was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science. She has received numerous other honors and awards including the Bakerian Medal from the Royal Society of London, a MacArthur Fellowship, election to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.

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How to Book

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.