Atlantic Odyssey - M/V Plancius
The Atlantic Odyssey offers a unique possibility to visit several of the remotest islands in the world. Besides marvellous South Georgia, the Atlantic Odyssey visits Tristan da Cunha, St. Helena, Ascension Island. Beautiful and often rare species live on these islands, many of them not found anywhere else in the world. Isolated local communities can also be visited. An extension is available to Praia, Cape Verde
- Visit the remotest islands in the world
- See where Napoleon lived
- A journey from the Antarctic to the tropics
- Observe unprecedented abundance of wildlife
- South Georgia
- Tristan da Cunha
- Gough Island
- St Helena
- Ascension Island
- combinable with previous voyage to Antarctica
- extend to Cape Verde
See Antarctica as well!
Combine with the previous Antarctica voyage of the Plancius for a truly comprehensive itinerary of the Antarctic and South Atlantic. See link below. Special Combination Pricing available - contact us for details!
An unique and epic expedition for those who love remote and undiscovered places. Seldom-visited islands and wonderful possibilities to see bird and marine life.
OverviewThe Atlantic Odyssey offers a unique possibility to visit several of the remotest islands in the world. Besides marvellous South Georgia, the Atlantic Odyssey visits Tristan da Cunha, St. Helena, Ascension Island. Beautiful and often rare species live on these islands, many of them not found anywhere else in the world. Isolated local communities can also be visited. An extension is available to Praia, Cape Verde.
Expedition Vessel: M/V Plancius
M/V "Plancius" was built in 1976 as an oceanographic research vessel for the Royal Dutch Navy and was named "Hr. Ms. Tydeman". The ship sailed for the Dutch Navy until June 2004 and was completely rebuilt as a 114-passenger vessel in 2009. M/V "Plancius" complies with the latest SOLAS-regulations (Safety Of Life At Sea), is classed by Lloyd's Register in London and flies the Dutch flag. M/V "Plancius" accommodates 114 passengers in 53 passenger cabins with private toilet and shower in 4 quadruple porthole cabins, 2 triple porthole cabins, 9 twin porthole cabins, 26 twin cabins with window and 2 twin deluxe cabins, all (ca. 15 square metres) and 10 twin superior cabins (ca. 21 square metres).
- Voyage aboard the designated vessel as indicated in the itinerary.
- All meals throughout the voyage aboard the ship including snacks, coffee and tea.
- Free use of rubber boots and snowshoes.
- All shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage by Zodiac.
- 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.
- Any airfare whether on scheduled or charter flights.
- 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 (which is strongly recommended).
- Excess baggage charges.
- All items of a personal nature such as laundry, bar, beverage charges and telecommunication charges.
- The customary gratuity at the end of the voyages for stewards and other service personnel aboard (guidelines will be provided).
- Possible fuel surcharges; It is agreed that if world fuel prices will reach or exceed US Dollar 90 per Barrel Brent 90 days prior to departure Oceanwide Expeditions reserves the right to levy a fuel surcharge of US $ 400 per passenger for bookings outside Europe and EURO 300 per passenger for bookings within Europe, to be paid by the contracting party of Oceanwide Expeditions.
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