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Exciting Changes At Year-Round Luxury Eco-Lodge In Argentina’s Lake District

Bristol, 08 December 2019:  Swoop Patagonia is delighted to announce a range of new all-inclusive adventure and wellness holidays at its favourite full-board accommodation in the Argentinean Lake District.  Having recently re-opened following extensive renovation work and the addition of new luxury yurts, Estancia Peuma Hue, or ‘Place of Dreams’ in the native Mapuche language, offers a selection of outdoor activities, all of which are now guided, together with mindfulness, …

  • Posted: December 8, 2019
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New Year Adventure: Follow In The Footsteps Of The Great Antarctic Explorers

Christchurch, New Zealand, 5 December 2019:  Just a few hundred travellers each year have the opportunity to cross the Southern Ocean from New Zealand in order to experience one of the most remote, least spoilt areas remaining on our planet: the magnificent frozen white continent of Antarctica. This great privilege is only open to a limited number of tourists travelling on a handful of specialist cruises, which include Heritage Expeditions’ 30-day In the Wake …

  • Posted: December 5, 2019
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Small-Ship Photographic Expeditions See Norwegian Arctic In The Best Light

Bristol, 27 November 2019:  Late season voyages to Svalbard in the Norwegian Arctic offer ideal light conditions in which novice and expert photographers alike may capture images of the unusual icy landscapes and captivating wildlife.  Specialist polar tour operator Swoop (tel:  0117 369 0296; https://www.swoop-arctic.com) is offering two 10-day, small-ship expeditions to the Svalbard archipelago during September 2020 to take advantage of the amazing light.  Both trips are for just 12 …

  • Posted: November 27, 2019
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What’s New From Swoop Patagonia in 2019/20

Bristol, 18 November 2019:  Specialist tour operator, Swoop Patagonia has expanded its range of tours to this fascinating region of South America, adding a selection of brand-new guided itineraries which avoid many of the regular tourist routes in favour of little-visited areas, allowing travellers to immerse themselves in the real Patagonia.

The four-day ‘Atlantic to Andes’ guided road trip takes participants off-the-beaten track into the wilds of Welsh Patagonia, to explore …

  • Posted: November 18, 2019
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Heritage Expeditions To Cross Russian Arctic’s Iconic Northeast Passage

Christchurch, New Zealand, 22 October 2019:  Following the first-ever back-to-back transit of the Northern Sea Route in 2017 by small-group polar cruise operator, Heritage Expeditions, the conservation-focused company has announced that it will be returning to the Russian Arctic’s Northeast Passage in the summer of 2020.  Departing on 23rd August and travelling east from Anadyr to Murmansk, the epic 27-day expedition cruise will retrace the route of legendary Swedish polar explorer, Adolf …

  • Posted: October 21, 2019
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Expedition Voyage Demystifies Coastal Chilean Patagonia’s Beauty and Cultural Complexity

London, 11 September 2019: Small ship expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) celebrates the end of an exceptional cruise season to the Canadian Arctic and a series of new destinations. The new collection of voyages began earlier this year with a March departure of a sensational Chilean Fjords Explorer voyage.

Sailing along the western coast of Chilean Patagonia from Ushuaia, Argentina to the city of Valparaiso, Chile, the 14-day Chilean …

  • Posted: September 11, 2019
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Strong Chance of Seeing Polar Bears During New Russian Arctic Luxury Adventure Cruise

Bristol, 9 September 2019:  Following the news earlier this year of a mass invasion by polar bears in a village on the remote Russian archipelago of Novaya Zemlya, experts are suggesting that these iconic Arctic creatures are likely to spend more time on land as the sea ice, which they usually inhabit, continues to melt, increasing the opportunities to view them in the wild.

Arctic cruise specialist, Swoop (tel:  0117 369 …

  • Posted: September 9, 2019
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Heritage Expeditions Returns to Commonwealth Bay and Mawson’s Hut for Christmas Day

Christchurch, New Zealand 5 September 2019: As a result of East Antarctica’s first ice-free summer in eight years, pioneering adventure cruise company, Heritage Expeditions, will be returning to the region on a 25-day voyage in the footsteps of legendary Australian explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson.

The ‘In The Wake of Mawson’ voyage from 15th December 2019 to 8th January 2020, includes plans to visit historic Mawson’s Hut at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, …

  • Posted: September 5, 2019
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Early Announcement from One Ocean Expeditions for Spring & Summer 2021 Expedition Voyages

London, 5 September  – Expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) is delighted to announce their cruise schedule for spring and summer 2021. With voyages in Chile, Costa Rica, Panama, Ireland, Scotland, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Spitsbergen, the East Coast of Canada and the Canadian Arctic and Greenland, guests can journey from south to north onboard OOE’s flagship vessel, RCGS Resolute.

The increasingly popular Canadian Signature Experience ‘Fins & Fiddles’ along Canada’s …

  • Posted: September 5, 2019
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Spring Discount on Expeditionary Whale-Watching Safari to West Greenland

Bristol, 4 September 2019: Travellers who book a place on the West Greenland Safari expedition cruise in May 2020 with Arctic specialist tour operator, Swoop, will benefit from a special 20% Spring Discount.

The 11-day voyage, which begins and ends in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, features whale-watching, hiking, glorious panoramic vistas, spectacular ice fjords, calving glaciers, zodiac cruising, wildlife encounters, Inuit culture, colonial and Viking history. Plus, there are plenty of opportunities …

  • Posted: September 4, 2019
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