Witness a Total Solar Eclipse on the Ultimate Antarctic Cruise

Brand new for 2021, our Antarctica & the Total Solar Eclipse Cruise takes you deep into the Southern Ocean for the chance to witness a rare total solar eclipse in Antarctic waters (conditions permitting), accompanied by the foremost astronomical experts. Discover the region’s abundant wildlife on a voyage timed with the peak of the austral summer; explore the peninsula with action-packed daily excursions; and enjoy an immersive pre-cruise stay in Santiago, Chile, along with a stargazing experience with award-winning astronomer and photographer Dr. Massimo Terenghi


Antarctica & the Total Solar Eclipse Cruise

Limited to 199 guests | 15 days from $18,995 (was $22,495)
Nov 28–Dec 12, 2021

  • Cruise for 12 nights on a voyage to Antarctica timed to view a rare total solar eclipse (conditions permitting) during the peak austral summer
  • Learn about the incredible science behind a total eclipse from a rocket scientist, award-winning astronomer and former NASA astronaut
  • Enjoy an immersive pre-cruise stay in Santiago, Chile, complete with expert-led tours of the artistic city and a welcome stargazing event at a local observatory
  • Observe incredible wildlife throughout the vast Southern Ocean and Antarctic Peninsula, from humpback whales to colonies of penguins and seal
  • Sharpen your skills with enhanced photography opportunities provided by dedicated A&K photo coaches, including complimentary lectures and workshops
  • Add a pre-tour extension to your journey, exploring Chile’s Atacama Desert with active explorations, from hikes to see the flamingos in Laguna Chaxa to horseback rides through the lunar landscapes of Moon Valley. In addition, enjoy a tour of the Paranal Observatory with founder and astronomical photographer Dr. Massimo Tarenghi