In the Wake of Shackleton

12 November - 1 December 2017

Duration

19 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

7 Ports

12 November

Setting sail from Puerto Madryn

Founded by Welsh settlers in 1886, bustling Puerto Madryn owes its popularity as a tourist destination to the incredible wildlife of the Península Valdés. From June to December the bay is filled with migrating right whales, and at the beginning of the season the whales come so close to the shore that you can view them from the pier.

13-14 November

At sea

15-16 November

Falkland Islands: Falkland Islands

17-18 November

At sea

19-21 November

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands: South Georgia

22-23 November

At sea

24-26 November

Antarctica: Antarctica

27-28 November

Antarctica: South Shetland Islands

29-30 November

At sea

1 December

Argentina: Ushuaia

2 December

Arriving in Buenos Aires

The streets of Buenos Aires are redolent of a grand old European capital, lined with elegant architecture that wouldn't look out of place in Madrid or Paris. There is also plenty of Latin passion on display: Argentina is the home of tango, that most electrifying of dances, and the central Plaza de Mayo has played host to countless revolutions and rallies over the years. Food is an important part of life here, and carnivores shouldn't pass up the opportunity to try the world's finest beef at one of the many steakhouses, known as parrillas. Other attractions include the beautiful Recoleta cemetery, the grand Teatro Colón and the colourful, arty district of La Boca.

Don't miss

An evening dinner and tango show, a must-see in the home of this passionate dance.

The Ship

Your home from home

Island Sky at sea
Island Sky walkway
Island Sky restaurant

The much loved Island Sky is one of Noble Caledonia’s flagships and considered by some to be one of the finest small ships in the world.

What we love

Exceptionally spacious suites, many with their own balcony, have a traditional feel created by the wooden panelling and brass features. The finely decorated public rooms enhance the modern country-style and touches like multiple screens in the main lounge ensure presentations from the expedition staff can be enjoyed by all on what are usually in-depth and fascinating itineraries.

Capacity 114 Guests
Staff 75 International Staff
Style An informal and congenial atmosphere on board is driven by the communal spirit of shared exploration.
Inclusions
  • All meals including wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Afternoon tea
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours
  • Expedition briefings and lectures
  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Gratuities
Year built 1991
Last refurbished 2013
Tonnage 4,200 grt
Length 267 feet
Breadth 63 feet
More about Island Sky

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Alvear Art Hotel, Buenos Aires

Where to stay in Buenos Aires

Just steps away from the elegant Santa Fe Avenue and famous Florida Street, we love the Alvear Art Hotel.

Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

Explore Buenos Aires

Take a private city tour to see all the highlights including the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo, colourful La Boca, the Colon Theatre and the Recoleta cemetery, resting place of Evita.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP