Across the Southern Oceans with Richard Polatty


Across the Southern Oceans with Richard Polatty and International Nature & Cultural Adventures (INCA)

Our privately guided Across the Southern Ocean with Richard Polatty adventure is an active and immersive experience. It is filled with novel wonders that can make two weeks feel more like a month.

International Nature & Cultural Adventures offers a voyage from Ushuaia to the Antarctic Peninsula. This trip is perfect for those eager to learn about polar wildlife. You’ll also get a taste of human history in one of the world’s most remote places. Of course, you will do this in the safety and comfort of the state-of-the-art vessel, Le Lyrial.

Traveling the southern oceans with Richard Polatty – a seasoned Antarctic guide, wildlife expert, and researcher – is the perfect experience for solo travelers and small groups of friends who seek to engage deeply in their environment.

An exploration of marine life, glacial structures, open ocean, and the picturesque.

Embarking in Ushuaia, you’ll sail to the Falkland Islands with host Richard Polatty and Le Lyrial’s expedition team. Learn about the area’s unique history and spot whales, seabirds, and penguins.

Next, head to South Georgia, home to the world’s largest King penguin colony. Here, whale sightings increase, and elephant seals lounge by the water’s edge.

Cross the Drake Passage after South Georgia to reach the Antarctic Peninsula. Discover giant glaciers and encounter numerous humpback whales. Each day offers opportunities to witness wildlife and capture stunning landscape photos.

International Nature & Cultural Adventures’ Across the Southern Ocean with Richard Polatty is an active experience, with shore excursions, hikes, naturalist presentations, and evening dancing for those inclined.

Le Lyrial

Le Lyrial has a sophisticated design and innovative marine technology, hallmarks of a luxury expedition ship. A single-seating restaurant, outdoor heated pool, and theater are just some of the features of this all-balcony vessel.

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