Join Dr Ari Friedlaender, One Ocean Expeditions’ Marine And Conservation Expert, onboard the Akademik Sergey Vavilov 16 March 2014 voyage to discover how these magnificent animals behave in the icy waters of Antarctica
Specialists in small ship cruise adventures One Ocean Expeditions is offering a truly unique opportunity to join a 10-night Antarctic trip to study humpback, minke and killer whales, departing from Ushuaia on 16 March 2014.
Participants on this special departure will learn how to document whale numbers, help to conduct photo surveys, determine movement patterns of marine mammals and identify individual animals. They will also be able to locate and document the behaviour of whales previously fitted with satellite tracking devices.
The Marine Mammals voyage will be accompanied by Dr Ari Friedlaender a Research Scientist at Duke University, who has been to the Antarctic nearly 20 times on scientific voyages.
Accommodation for the trip is on board the impressive ice-strengthened Akademik Sergey Vavilov, which has been designed for Polar research, with the comfort and safety of passengers its number one priority.
A separate bar and lounge area, a dining room in which exceptional meals are served, a library for quiet time, plus a theatre style presentation room, gift-shop, fitness room, massage room, hot water spa, sauna, and salt water plunge pool, are among the facilities on board this exceptional vessel.
The 10-night Marine Mammals Voyage includes all meals and accommodation plus Zodiac excursions and landings, ship transfers, foul weather gear and overnight camping. Prices start from US$6290pp based on triple share, while twin accommodation begins at US$8590pp. Suites range from US$10090pp to US$11190pp.
Dates: March 16-26 (Ushuaia/Ushuaia)
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