RCGS Resolute

Antarctica

At a Glance

  • Every departure has a 1:4 Staff to Guest ratio, ensuring attentive service

  • Never sold at full capacity, to allow room for additional staff and ensure everyone can enjoy the land activities without being restricted by the limit on visitor numbers in Antarctica

  • Enjoy kayaking, snow shoeing, camping and even cycling on the Antarctic Peninsula

  • Fantastic wellness facilities, including saunas, steam room and Jacuzzi

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Antarctic weather is a lesson in extremes. Antarctica is the world’s coldest, windiest and driest continent. During the summer months the winds abate considerably and the weather is surprisingly comfortable, averaging between 20 and 50F. Summertime also means 18-24 hours of sunlight which allows life to flourish for a brief summer period. Long days also allow extensive exploration by small ship cruise to Antarctica. Antarctic weather allows for a short season of cruising from November to March each year.

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Description

Offering a comfortable expedition cruise experience around the Antarctic Peninsula, the RCGS Resolute is a modern ship with plenty of facilities on board & a high staff to guest ratio, ensuring guests are well looked after on this adventure of a lifetime.

The RCGS Resolute has been purpose built for polar expedition and is well-equipped to handle the harshest of Antarctic conditions, with the highest ice class available (Lloyds 1AS). The ship is commended for its stability and speed, which helps make the experience on board more comfortable, but also ensures more time at each of the landing sites when cruising the Antarctic Peninsula.

During an expedition cruise to Antarctica, a lot of time will be spent on board, and every effort has been made to ensure that the ship is both practical and cosy. Cabins are designed with plenty of storage, so it is possible to keep luggage in the room with you, with plenty of drawer space for unpacking. The smallest cabin is 22sqm, while the One Ocean Suites measure 44sqm, though all have a lounge area too for curling up with a book in the privacy of your cabin.

The extensive facilities on board include two dining rooms, spacious observation decks, both indoor with a bar/lounge and outdoor, hot water Jacuzzi, gym and wellness center with sauna and steam room, perfect for unwinding after excursions out in polar weather conditions.

 

 

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Accommodation

Cabins on board the RCGS Resolute measure 22sqm or above, with One Ocean Suites measuring 44sqm. One Ocean Suites boast queen-size beds, and all other cabins have either a queen or twin beds. Triple cabins feature twin beds and an additional single lower berth. All cabins include a private bathroom, storage space, writing desk and chair, fridge, flat screen TV with in-house intranet system and access to the daily lectures which are transmitted across. Bathrobes, blackout blinds, complimentary water bottles and tea and coffee stations are also provided.

Facilities

The extensive facilities on board include two dining rooms, spacious observation decks, both indoor with a bar/lounge and outdoor, hot water Jacuzzi, gym and wellness center with sauna and steam room, perfect for unwinding after excursions out in polar weather conditions.

All expedition gear is included for all guests, including a waterproof jacket and trousers, rubber boots, Nordic trekking pole, binoculars and a waterproof backpack.

Activities

Activities involve Zodiac trips out to explore the peninsula and its wildlife, hiking, photography excursions, camping out in the snow, snow shoeing, kayaking and overnight kayaking for more adventurous travelers. Additional charges apply for the kayaking trips or ski touring.

Offers

One Ocean Expeditions - Travel Credit Offers

Receive up to $1000 complimentary travel credit and other benefits when you book your 2019 voyage onboard a One Ocean Expeditions ship.

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please contact our specialists for more information.

Book from 03 September 2018 to 15 November 2018
Travel from 01 November 2018 to 12 April 2019
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RGCS Resolute Voyage - 10% Discount

Save 10% when you book a place on the spectacular inaugural voyage of the RGCS Resolute in November.

Subject to availability and terms and conditions. Please contact one of our specialists for more information.

Book from 02 August 2018 to 17 November 2018
Travel from 16 November 2018 to 28 November 2018
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Location & directions

Antarctica

Board the RCGS Resolute in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in South America, for journeys to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands, dependent on the departure.

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