• We believe that why we do what we do is asimportant as what we do.• Polar Latitudes was formed by polar travelprofessionals who love what we do, and whobelieve that through innovation and cooperationwith select travel professionals, polar travel canbe be er for our passengers, for our partners, forthe environment, and for ourselves.
WHEN TO GOThe Antarctic is easiest visited from thetip of South America (Ushuaia) where thecrossing to the Antarctic Peninsula is just2 days
The Antarctic summer lasts from lateOctober to mid March and the dailytemperature is around 0 – 5 degreesCelsius.
Late October – December: The area is pristine and the best timeto see massive icebergs. Feels more like an ‘expedition’.Penguins abound and are nesting their eggs.January: Penguins eggs begin to hatch and there is plenty ofaction going on around the colonies.February - March: The mammals are out in full-force. Thewhales become more curious and you may spot the Orca,Humpbacks or Minke species, as well as seals.
ü Partnering with Polar Latitudes means you join with teams ofprofessionals who together have over 150 years of experience inproviding world class polar adventures.Meet The Home TeamJohn McKeon – PresidentHe has been in the adventuretravel industry for over 20 yearswith the last seven speciﬁcally inpolar expedition cruising.
Meet The Home TeamIan Michael Shaw – ExpeditionsOperationsA native of Toronto, Canada, Ian hasbeen an expedition cruiseprofessional for over 15 years.Antarctica is Ians passion and hisstrength. He has led over 130expeditions to Antarctica on a dozendiﬀerent ships for a variety ofcompanies.
Meet The Home TeamChris Dunham – Sales and ClientServices DirectorSales, customer service, or informationtechnology, her technical expertise and keena ention to detail make her a huge asset tothe Polar Latitudes team and ensure aﬂawless booking procedure for our partners.CHRIS IS THE ONLY POLAR EXPERT LISTED ONCONDÉ NAST’S LIST OF TOP 130 TRAVELSPECIALISTS BY WENDY PERRIN
Meet The Expedition TeamJill Harvey – Expedition LeaderAs both a six-year veteran of over 70polar expeditions as well as a glacialresearcher in the Coast Mountains ofBritish Columbia, Jill has made icesomething of a vocation.
Meet The Expedition TeamColin Baird – Marine Mammal SpecialistGrowing up on Vancouver Island, Colindeveloped a love of the sea at an earlyage while paddling, sailing, boating, andscuba diving around the rugged west coastof British Columbia. In 2002, Jean Michel Cousteau selectedColin as the Director of Field Operationsand Head Trainer for the Free Willy/KeikoProject.
Meet The Expedition TeamJamie Wa sMarine Ecologist / BiologistDr. Mikolaj GolachowskiMarine Biologist Dr. Dmitri BaninOrnithologist and Marine BiologistCecilia Hed MalmströmGeographer/Glaciologist
SPECIAL GUESTSTim & Paulina Carr – South GeorgiaSpecialistsAs the island’s only permanentinhabitants for 14 years, Tim andPauline have a unique andcommanding relationship with SouthGeorgia.Tim and Paulina will be joining ourgroup on the Antarctica Explorerdepartures.
CLASSIC ANTARCTICA – 12 DAYSNov 30 – Dec 11 2013, Jan 20 – 30 & jan 31 – Feb 10, 2014• The shortest of our three itineraries.• Oﬀers an abundance of wildlife viewing.• Possible stops at active scientiﬁc or historicbases.
ANTARCTICA FOR THE HOLIDAYS15 DAYS• This special holiday itinerary embarks on December 20th, 2013and disembarks on January 3rd, 2014.
ANTARCTICA EXPLORER – 22 DAYSOct 31 – Nov 21, 2013 & Feb 19 – Mar 12, 2014 • The Falklands & South Georgia via Buenos Aires. (And reverse)
• Size – 114 clients, 70 crew• Service – Customer Service Representatives per sailing• Purpose-Built Ship – triple ice hull rated – 4,200 Gross Tonnage • Education – Naturalists, biologists and historians are all best inclass leaders. Lecturers are hospitality trained.• Itineraries – A real exploration of the ﬁnest Polar regions.• Responsibility – Small ships = less environmental impact.Why Chose the Sea Explorer
Only Sold Through TravelProfessionalsContact Your Travel Agent TodayBarry Rogers, CTC Travel Consultant Discovery Group Ltd 15914 – 93A Avenue Edmonton, Alberta Canada T5R 5J6 mail@group-‐tour.com Toll Free 1 -‐ 888 – 444 – 7660 Phone 1 – 780 – 444 – 7955
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