Stephen A. Toth Professor of Marine Biology, MSC Division Chair, and Director, Duke University Marine Lab
Total Solar Eclipse & Antarctica
Drake Passage - South Orkney Islands - Antarctica
Date: Sat, November 27, 2021 - Fri, December 10, 2021
Trip Status: Taking Waitlist
Price: From $12,995
Activity Level: Moderate
Region: Arctic & Antarctic
Arrangements: Thomas P. Gohagan & Co.Download the brochure
Experience one of Earth’s most wondrous cosmic events in pristine Antarctica. Join us aboard the exclusively chartered L’Austral and be among the privileged few to witness the total solar eclipse from the Weddell Sea on December 4, 2021.
Your Five-Star, ice‑class ship will be precisely positioned in the path of totality, revealing the spectral glow of the corona, an evocative moment for both umbraphiles and first-time observers. Cruise for 10 nights to the unspoiled wonders of the White Continent to enjoy fantastically shaped icebergs, sparkling turquoise glaciers, bustling penguin rookeries and awe-inspiring whales.
Duke's Study Leader is Dr Andy Read, Stephen A. Toth Professor of Marine Biology, MSC Division Chair, and Director, Duke University Marine Lab. Duke is also sharing the departure with Colorado College,Harvard University, MIT, and Smithsonian Journeys with their expert lecturers. Accompanied by the ship’s expert team of naturalists, board sturdy Zodiac watercraft for excursions ashore and to observe Antarctica’s abundant marine wildlife. Spend one night in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, Argentina. Extend your journey with the Buenos Aires Pre‑Program and Iguazú Falls Post‑Program Options.
- Depart the U.S.
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Buenos Aires/Fly to Ushuaia/Embark L'Austral
- Cruising the Drake Passage
- King George Island
- Elephant Island
- Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands
- Total Solar Eclipse, Weddell Sea
- Heroina Island
- Brown Bluff, Antarctic Continent/Bernardo O'Higgins Station
- Deception Island
- Crusing the Drake Passage
- Ushuaia, Argentina/Disembark ship/Fly to Buenos Aires/Depart for the U.S.
- Arrive in the U.S.
Reservations and Information
To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and mail to Duke Travels, Box 90572, Durham, NC 27708, or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone and let us know you are mailing your reservation form to hold your space.
To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-684-2988