October 17 - November 6, 2014 aboard the Sea Adventurer
This year marks a milestone in exploration, as we celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition to Antarctica. Join us as we explore the routes and landings of his epic adventure. From the tip of Tierra del Fuego, to the Falkland Islands, the South Orkneys, South Georgia, and the Antarctic continent, this is a trip like no other. We’ll revisit portions of Shackleton’s South Georgia Island trek, and pay our respects at his grave in Grytviken. 

 Wildlife on these islands is almost beyond belief. We’ll encounter whales, albatross, sea elephants, fur and leopard seals, whales galore, and literally millions of penguins. For the truly adventurous traveller, Antarctica is the ultimate destination. Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime journey to the great southern continent!

From $8,995 USD per person
For full pricing details see Page 56

© Dennis Minty

In remote Antarctic waterways, weather, sea and ice conditions, and safety will determine our daily progress. Our actual route may vary from the proposed one.

H I G H L I G H T S Antarctica
• Cross the mighty southern continent off your bucket list • Walk in Shackleton’s footsteps on the centenary of his journey • Experience the teeming wildlife of the islands of the Southern Ocean • See the Antarctic ice first-hand with our expert Zodiac drivers • Join our personalized Tierra del Fuego extension programme

Day 1: Day 2: Day 3-4: Day 5-6: Day 7-8: Day 9- 12: Day 13: Day 14: Day 15: Day 16: Puerto Madryn, Argentina Puerto Madryn/embark At sea Falklands At sea South Georgia At sea South Orkneys Elephant Island South Shetlands, Antarctic Peninsula Day 17-18: Antarctic Peninsula Day 19-20: At sea Day 21: Ushuaia, Argentina





Tierra del Fuego extension Date: Nov 6 - 9, 2014 Rate: $1,759 USD per person double occupancy Single supplement: $380 USD

Pre and post accommodation available at Puerto Madryn and Ushuaia upon request.

Flights: Independent commercial flights are required for joining in Puerto Madryn and Ushuaia



Y O U R S T A F F Antarctica


SUZANNE SOUTHON Polar Photographer


ELIZABETH SCHAEFER Assistant Expedition Team

DAVID GERMAN Expedition Leader

DAVE HAHN Explorer-in-Residence


TIM AND PAULINE CARR Naturalists and Historians

SARAH GUTOWSKY Naturalist Sarah’s interest in biology has taken her all over the planet. She has adventured with gulls, sea ducks and Polar Bears in the Arctic, rediscovered “extinct” tree frogs in the Australian rainforest, wrangled albatrosses, penguins and elephant seals in the sub-Antarctic, and enjoyed the great privilege of working on the remote atolls of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands. Her specialty is seabirds and conservation, and she currently studies the complex spatial ecology of the North Pacific’s albatrosses.

IAN TAMBLYN Musician Ian Tamblyn has been working with Adventure Canada for more than twenty years as a musician, Zodiac driver and guide. He began working in this field as a writer-inresidence on several scientific expeditions diving the Chukchi Sea and off Ross Island, Antarctica. Ian has recorded thirty five albums and written 13 plays. He was awarded the Canadian Folk Music Award for English Songwriter of the Year in 2010 for his CD Gyre. His latest album is Side by Each.

DENNIS MINTY Naturalist Dennis Minty has been with Adventure Canada as a naturalist and photographer for more than a decade in the Arctic, Newfoundland, Antarctica, New Zealand and Scotland. He has travelled extensively. His career path includes more than thirty years of work as an award winning wildlife biologist and environmental educator; author of both educational and photographic books and CD-ROMs; multimedia developer and eco-tour guide. His work can be found in public and private collections around the world.

Please visit our website for a full listing of your staff and their biographies.


2014 Antarctica
Day 1: Puerto Madryn We arrive at our expedition hotel at the end of the world in Puerto Madryn, Argentina. Tonight, we meet the team and enjoy our outstanding Explorer Dinner to launch our expedition. Relax and savour Argentina’s delicious food and wines as you watch the sunset over the surrounding mountains. Hotel and Dinner included. Day 2: Embarkation South Atlantic, Argentina After a brilliant morning investigating the town of Puerto Madryn, we board our highly acclaimed ice ship, the MV Sea Adventurer, destined to explore our planet’s most remote and majestic wilderness regions. We depart in the afternoon bound for the amazing Falkland Islands which are bursting with wildlife at this time of year. Breakfast and dinner, included. Day 3-4: At sea - South Atlantic Today, the expedition lecture team begins their comprehensive education series covering the fascinating history, flora and fauna of the remote Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Up on deck and from the bridge, wildlife watches identify local dolphins, seabirds and whales as we steam ever south. Day 5: Carcass and Steeple Jason Islands -Falklands At the tiny outposts of Carcass Island, we visit rolling, wind-swept settlements that support sheep, seabird colonies and a number of charismatic “Islanders”. Here we can see magellanic, gentoo and rockhopper penguins and an abundance of shore birds. Enjoy tea with island owners. The island of Steeple Jason is a wonder of the world with the largest black-browed albatross rookery on earth, astounding scenery and gentoo penguins. The scenery is unbeatable. One of the team’s favourite landings and a great way to kick-off our cruise. Day 6: Port Stanley-Falklands Port Stanley is the capital of the Falkland Islands and residents are recognized for their warm hospitality and British



traditions. We will spend the day visiting the local museum, post office, shops and pubs in this town reminiscent of a small hamlet in England. Expedition guides will spin tales of the region, its fascinating history and hearty settlers. Day 7: At sea - Scotia Arc, Scotia Sea As our ship sails towards South Georgia Island, the “Galapagos of the South”, we will begin our special Shackleton Centenary program celebrating 100 years since the famed Endurance Expedition. Exploration history comes alive as we enter the realm of the great explorers. Wildlife watches are on the lookout for the largest resident whales blue, fin, sei and right whales - as we cross the Scotia Sea. Our ship crosses into the Antarctic Ocean and our first icebergs begin to appear. Day 8: At sea - King Haakon Bay, Shackleton Gap, Pegotty Bluff and Cape Rosa Arrival to this most amazing island of South Georgia, jewel of the Southern Ocean. We make an historic arrival on South Georgia at King Haakon Bay, the site of Shackleton’s landfall almost 100 years ago. This rarely seen side of the island features untouched beaches, headlands, mountains & glaciers. If conditions permit, we retrace Shackleton’s route onto Shackleton Gap to view the island’s rugged interior. We also offer an outing to see famed Pegotty Bluff, where Shackleton and his men stayed under their lifeboat after crossing from Antarctica. Nesting Wandering Albatross are

sometimes seen here. We stop at Cape Rosa, the first landfall for Shackleton, on the way out of the bay. Killer whales are also possible to see here. Day 9: Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island South Georgia’s northern beaches have more biomass of wildlife per square meter than any other place on earth. At the Bay of Isles, we visit a colony of endangered wandering albatrosses - seabirds with a wingspan of up to 3.5 meters (11 feet)! To see these creatures on the nest is a true rarity and a spectacle to behold. In the afternoon, we hope to stop at Salisbury Plain, a vast field of wildlife and tussock grass. Here we can observe mating and pupping Elephant seals, over 100,000 king penguins and two beautiful landings featuring king and macaroni penguins, fur and elephant seals, and grey-headed and black-browed albatrosses. The sheer volume of wildlife is astounding with a back-drop of towering jagged peaks. Day 10: Elsehul and Prince Olav Harbour, South Georgia Island Two incredible stops on the North Eastern side of South Georgia. Elsehul introduces us to the most beautiful Grey-headed Albatross at an accessible rookery on the hillside. A short walk from the beach takes you to the other side of South Georgia where we can look out over a dramatic view from above. Fur seals and leopard seals are common sights. Optional, longer hikes will be on offer and Zodiac cruises will take guests to

see Rock-hopper Penguins and the sealer caves. Black-browed albnatross circle above the hillsides gliding on the Ocean winds. At Hercules Bay, we can experience a wonder of the world – thousands of Elephant Seals come here in October to breed and give birth to their pups. Walking on the beach, we are witness to incredible sights and experiences as king penguins, mingle with south giant petrels, skuas, elephant and leopard seals and more. Reindeer, introduced by the Norwegian whalers, can be seen on occasion and enormous waterfall provides the perfect complement to the scene. Day 11: Grytviken & Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island On this trip, we have the honour to sail with the South Georgia Museum curators, Tim and Pauline Carr. They know virtually everything about the island and will share brilliant tales as we investigate their awardwinning museum and the whaling station ruins and church. The island maintains a significant whaling history from the early 1900’s. Later, we travel to Fortuna Bay to walk and hike the final leg of Shackleton’s famed crossing into Stromness Whaling Station making us true explorers. Other optional outings include Zodiac cruises to the abundant waterfalls in Fortuna Bay. Day 12: St. Andrew’s Bay & Gold Harbour, South Georgia Island Today we reach Gold Harbour and St. Andrew’s Bay on South Georgia’s east


side. These magnificent landings are alive with over 100,000 pairs of king penguins which blanket the valley floor. Battling elephant seals, nesting lightmantled sooty albatrosses, and a multitude of seabirds also inhabit these shores. Photography, exploration and hiking activities will venture into the majestic South Georgia wilderness while guides tell of the island’s natural history. A day here is unforgettable. Day 13: At sea - Antarctic Ocean We sail further south as the temperature declines and huge tabular icebergs appear. Sea Adventurer navigates towards the South Orkney Islands, a tiny archipelago that lies in Antarctica. Lecturer/guides continue with presentations on oceanography, science, history and photography. All things Antarctic are covered to prepare us for the experiences to follow. Whales and seabirds, including wandering albatrosses, are common sights. Day 14: Laurie Island, South Orkney Islands Welcome to Antarctica! We hope to visit Orcada Science Base on this isolated outpost. Orcadas is one of the oldest operating bases in the Southern Ocean and while ashore, we can visit the remains of the stone wintering over hut and a tiny museum from Scottish explorer, William Bruce’s expedition. Guides will lead a

walk to the explorer’s cemetery at Jessie Bay while interpreting local wildlife. Day 15: Elephant Island The crown jewel of Antarctic landings is rugged and exposed Point Wild, Elephant Island. The unparalleled history of the Endurance Crew, the enormous chinstrap rookery and the towering spire rock formations combine to create an unforgettable introduction to Antarctica. This island is truly wild and the scenery is jaw-dropping. Southern Right Whales have been spotted here. A special presentation by our leaders on the making of the Shackleton IMAX will enhance our experience. Day 16: Danger Islands & Paulet Island, Antarctica This area features colossal city-block sized icebergs from the recent collapse of the Larsen B ice shelf. A morning landing at the spectacular Danger Islands introduces us to an estimated one million Adelie penguins. High point views of the ice-filled Weddell Sea are breath-taking. Continuing in the wake of explorers, our afternoon adventure is at historic Paulet Island, home to half a million penguins and hut remnants from the 1901 Swedish Nordenskjold Expedition. For the active, we offer a hike to the top of this Antarctic volcano with lecturer and Antarctic explorer, David Hahn. Zodiac cruises and photography workshops complement the

shore experience as our guides showcase the many wonders. Day 17: Neko Harbour, Paradise Bay, Lemaire Channel, Antarctica Today we visit the heart of THE ICE and set foot on the Antarctic Continent. Hemmed in by hanging glaciers and incredible ice cliffs, we will make several landings at Paradise Bay, Neko Harbour, Cuverville Island and Spigot Peak. Within this majestic ice-covered world, we offer once-in-a-lifetime “explore” outings and up close encounters with whales from Zodiacs all surrounded by stunning scenery. Day 18: Deception Island & Hannah Point, Antarctica We awake as our ship enters the caldera of geologically famed Deception Island. Here we can choose between walks and hikes, an Antarctic swim in geothermic waters, Zodiac cruises or exploring the abandoned whaling station and, if weather permits, a visit to the 200,000 - strong chinstrap penguin rookery at Bailey Head. During lunch, we sail to Hannah Point, a common feeding ground for whales as well as voracious penguin-eating leopard seals. “Nature’s Zoo”, this landing features three species of penguins, five species of seabirds, three species of seals, ancient fossils and towering cliffs.



Day 19: At sea - Drake Passage As we sail the Drake Passage, we are entertained with presentations on the Antarctic Treaty, environment and expeditions to the South Pole and beyond. Our team of experts recaps this grand journey as we celebrate the unparalleled experience of having retraced the footsteps of Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition. Birding opportunities abound as we cross the Antarctic Convergence.

Day 20: At sea - The cliffs of Cape Horn Amid reeling flocks of black-browed albatrosses, petrels and prions, our ship approaches historic Cape Horn. This dramatic Cape is famed for the challenge it posed to sailors making their way to the Far East. We will cross from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean just offshore of this famous landmark. With evening approaching, we enter the Beagle Channel and enjoy a special Explorers’s Farewell Dinner.

Day 21: Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina In the early morning, we disembark in Ushuaia and transfer to the local airport for flights to Buenos Aires or we join the optional three-day/four night extension to discover the secrets of Tierra del Fuego, its history, people, wildlife and tremendous scenery.


EXPEDITION COSTS INCLUDE: *Pre-departure materials *Special access permits, entry and park fees *Team of expedition staff *Applicable taxes *Educational program * Interactive workshops *Evening entertainment *Guided activities *Sightseeing and community visits *All Shipboard Meals *All Zodiac excursions *Port fees

EXPEDITION COST DOES NOT INCLUDE: *$250 Discovery fee *Commercial & Charter flights *Gratuities (suggested $15 USD per passenger, per day) *Personal expenses *Mandatory medical evacuation insurance *Additional expenses in the event of delays or itinerary changes *Possible fuel surcharges *Pre & post hotel accommodation *Optional excursions * Additional costs associated with payments made by credit card. Please see credit card rates on the next page (57).

2014 Expeditions and Berth Prices (USD)
Cabin Class Categories
Date 2014
Newfoundland Circumnavigation Sable Island Newfoundland & Wild Labrador Arctic Safari Arctic Explorer Northwest Passage East to West Northwest Passage West to East Greenland & Wild Labrador Antarctica
Discovery Fee
Jun 2 - Jun 12 Jun 12 - Jun 20 Jun 20 - Jun 28 Jun 29 - July 12


10 8 13 10

Charter flights

$3,995 $2,695

$4,995 $3,695 $4,595 $5,495 $5,495 $9,695 $8,795 $5,795 $9,995

$5,995 $4,695 $5,595 $6,995 $6,995 $11,195

$6,595 $5,295 $6,195 $7,695 $7,695 $11,895

$7,595 $6,495 $7,395 $9,095 $9,095 $13,495 $12,595 $8,795 $12,995

$8,095 $6,995 $7,895 $9,695 $9,695 $14,195 $13,295 $9,295 $13,995

$8,995 $7,995 $8,895 $10,895 $10,895 $15,395 $14,495 $10,295 $14,595

$9,495 $8,495 $9,395 $11,395 $11,395 $15,895 $14,995 $10,795 $15,995

$10,195 $9,495 $10,395 $12,395 $12,395 $16,895 $15,995 $11,795 $17,595

$10,995 $10,495 $11,395 $13,395 $13,395 $17,895 $16,995 $12,795 $19,995

$985.32 $3,595 $1,889.00 $3,995 $1,941.00 $3,995 $2,258.00 $8,195 $2,076.00 $7,295 $1,130.00 $4,595 $8,995

Jul 23 - Aug 2

Aug 2 - Aug 12

10 16 14 13 20

Aug 12 - Aug 28

Aug 28 - Sep 11

$10,295 $10,995 $6,995 $7,595

Sep 11 - Sep 24

Oct 17 - Nov 6

$10,995 $11,695
$250 $250



DISCOVERY FEE Each area we visit has rich cultural experiences and wild treasures to offer. As guests, we have made a point to source and support local projects in the areas through which we travel. A contribution from each passenger, billed separately as the Discovery Fee, represents a portion of the money we donate to ensure the longevity and success of educational, environmental and cultural initiatives in these regions. Our Discovery Fee is $250 USD per person for all Shipboard Expeditions. PRICING Rates are in US dollars, per person, per voyage based on double occupancy. Discovery fee and charter and commercial airfare are not included in the Berth price. Single occupancy cabins are available in categories three through seven at 1.6 times the double occupancy rate. Please call for availability. CURRENCY Although we are a Canadian company, most of our operating costs are paid in U.S. dollars. For this reason all tour prices are in U.S. dollars. We will accept Canadian dollars at our current exchange rate, please call for details. We are not responsible for bank exchange rates on credit card transactions.

TOUR FARES Published prices are based on exchange rates and tariffs in effect at the time of printing (December 2013) and are subject to change without notice. Once the deposit has been received changes will not be made to the base price. No refund will be given if costs are reduced. The company reserves the right to amend all or part of any tour price for any reason including, without limitation: increased fuel costs, airfares, airport charges or increases in ground operator service fees. If the price increase is more than 7% (except increases resulting from an increase in retail sales tax or Federal Goods and Services Tax or Harmonized Sales Tax) the customer has the right to cancel the contract and obtain a full refund. Tour fees quoted are based on group participation. Prices are cash/cheque discounted, and in US dollars. 2014 CREDIT CARD PRICING IS AS FOLLOWS: Newfoundland Circumnavigation: C1 $4,155 C2 $5,195 C3 $6,235 C4 $6,859 C5 $7,899 C6 $8,419 C7 $9,355 C8 $9,875 C9 $10,603 C10 $11,435 Sable Island C1 $2,803 C2 $3,843 C3 $4,883 C4 $5,507 C5 $6,755 C6 $7,275 C7 $8,315 C8 $8,835 C9 $9,875 C10 $10,915 Newfoundland & Wild Labrador C1 $3,739 C2 $4,779 C3 $5,819 C4 $6,443 C5 $7,691 C6 $8,211 C7 $9,251 C8 $9,771 C9 $10,811 C10 $11,851 Arctic Safari C1 $4,155 C2

$5,715 C3 $7,275 C4 $8,003 C5 $9,459 C6 $10,083 C7 $11,331 C8 $11,851 C9 $12,891 C10 $13,931 Arctic Explorer C1 $4,155 C2 $5,715 C3 $7,275 C4 $8,003 C5 $9,459 C6 $10,083 C7 $11,331 C8 $11,851 C9 $12,891 C10 $13,931 Northwest Passage (East to West) C1 $8,523 C2 $10,083 C3 $11,643 C4 $12,371 C5 $14,035 C6 $14,763 C7 $16,011 C8 $16,531 C9 $17,571 C10 $18,611 Northwest Passage (West to East) C1 $7,587 C2 $9,147 C3 $10,707 C4 $11,435 C5 $13,099 C6 $13,827 C7 $15,075 C8 $15,595 C9 $16,635 C10 $17,675 Greenland & Wild Labrador C1 $4,779 C2 $6,027 C3 $7,275 C4 $7,899 C5 $9,147 C6 $9,667 C7 $10,707 C8 $11,227 C9 $12,267 C10 $13,307 Antarctica C1 $9,355 C2 $10,395 C3 $11,435 C4 $12,163 C5 $13,515 C6 $14,555 C7 $15,179 C8 $16,635 C9 $18,299 C10 $20,795 PAYMENT POLICY A deposit of $1,000 USD per person is required upon booking to confirm participation. Adventure Canada strongly advises all passengers to obtain trip cancellation insurance at the time of deposit. The balance of the payment is required 120 days prior to your departure date. The Company reserves the right to cancel reservations if payments are not received in time. Prices are cash/cheque discounted, if you wish to pay by credit card please refer to our credit card pricing. Please make cheques payable to: ADVENTURE CANADA. Please review our Cancellation & Refund Policy for a full outline of our cancellation terms.

Family is important! To promote multi-generational travel, we are offering a 30% discount to travellers under 30 years of age. Please call us for details! If you can play the bagpipes, bring them along and ask about our bagpiper’s rebate!

Single travellers not requiring private accommodation on shipboard programs can be matched with another single traveller at no extra charge. Single-occupancy cabins are also available at 1.6 times the regular cost. Please call us for pricing & availability.

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registration form and deposit you are acknowledging and agreeing to the Terms and Conditions and release required for participation on any Adventure Canada excursion. All cheques must be made out to: Adventure Canada. Full payment by credit card is subject to credit card pricing. HOW TO REGISTER To register for an Adventure Canada expedition each participant must complete the registration form and return along with a $1000 USD deposit. THE REGISTRATION all persons on this registration/reservation’. If you prefer to have individual access to the online account please do not check this box on the reservation form and advise your Adventure Specialist by calling or communicating your request by email. If you prefer to provide your personal information to Adventure Canada by mail or fax please contact us and we will send you paper copies. We ask that your personal information be completed at your earliest convenience, but at least 120 days prior to departure. You will not receive your final documents until these forms are completed and submitted. INSURANCE Adventure Canada strongly advises all passengers to obtain travel insurance at the time of deposit. If you have not yet purchased your commercial airfare you may increase your insurance coverage afterwards. By not purchasing coverage at the time of booking you are not fully covered. Adventure Canada’s cancellation terms apply to all passengers. Emergency Medical and Evacuation Insurance is required for participation in all Adventure Canada expeditions. PASSPORTS & VISAS PASSPORTS ARE MANDATORY. Participants are responsible for obtaining personal Visas, passports and inoculations if required at their own expense. ACTIVITY LEVEL Adventure Canada expeditions are intended for people in reasonably good health. Zodiac cruises and transfer times can be lengthy. There are no elevators on board ship, and you must be able to climb stairs between decks. You must also be able to climb the external gangway stairs to transfer between the ship and the Zodiacs. Our guides and ship crew are available to assist you in and out of the Zodiacs, both on shore and at the gangway. Adventure Canada expeditions may involve extensive walking in variable weather over sometimes sandy or uneven terrain. Wherever possible on shore excursions, we break into smaller, guided groups according to interest and physical ability. This may mean one small group going off on a strenuous, two hour hike on steep terrain, while another explores the area in and around the landing beach, keeping to relatively level terrain and short distances. Generally speaking, once a few people are ready to return to the ship, the Zodiacs are usually available to take you back at the time of your choosing. ZODIAC CRAFT Zodiacs are the favoured means of transportation in the Arctic for all our expeditions and, indeed, wherever shallow waters and beaches ring the shoreline. They are stable, versatile craft which cruise at an approximate speed of four knots, and in windy weather can make for rather splashy rides. We therefore recommend wearing wet weather gear for Zodiac transfers. Life preservers are absolutely compulsory. Zodiac landings will generally entail disembarking onto rocky or gravelly beaches. The beach landings may be wet, meaning that there may be some spray en route to shore, and that you may have to step into water up to 25 cm/10 inches deep. Rubber boots are highly recommended. MEDICAL FACILITIES This expedition is intended for persons in good health. Passengers who are not fit for long trips for any reason, including disability, heart or other health conditions, are advised not to join the tour. Should any such condition become apparent, we reserve the right to decline embarkation. Our vessel is not equipped to handle serious medical conditions. Medical and Emergency Evacuation insurance is mandatory and may be purchased through Adventure Canada at the time of booking. All passengers must carry a minimum of $75,000 USD per person emergency medical and evacuation coverage. This may not cover the full cost of a medical emergency. Additional expenses are the full responsibility of the passenger A ship’s doctor will be in attendance in the ship’s small medical clinic on most cruises to administer to passengers’ basic health needs. If you require specific medications, please ensure that you bring a supply adequate to last you for the duration of the journey. Any applicable fee for medical services rendered or medicines supplied will be debited from your account. GRATUITIES Our ship’s crew work hard to please and tips are heartily appreciated. In fairness to all of those who work together to make your cruise enjoyable, tips are collected at the end of the voyage and distributed equitably among the crew. Although we leave tip amounts to your discretion, in the past many passengers have asked for a recommended amount. We suggest a rate of $15USD per day, per passenger, as a kind and generous offering. Gratuities will be automatically added to your shipboard account, you may advise the purser onboard of you would like to increase or decrease the tip amount. Adventure Canada staff does not accept tips.

ITINERARIES Weather, ice and government regulations may require changes to be made to the itineraries and/or the cancellation of certain shore excursions. Every attempt, within the limits of law, time and safety, will be made to adhere to the itineraries described. There may be a planned alternate for your route, please inquire at the time of booking. In the event of changes, passengers are not entitled to any refund or other compensation. Expedition fees are based on group participation. Should you choose not to take part in any activity or make use of services provided, no refund will be given. Vessels and dates are subject to change. SINGLE TRAVELLERS On shipboard expeditions travellers willing to share their accommodations will be guaranteed the double occupancy rate even if a roommate is not available. Single travellers who wish to guarantee single accommodations may do so at 1.6 times the published rate in categories 3-7, subject to availability. PRE-DEPARTURE INFORMATION Prior to your tour we will send you a pre-departure package including a statement of account, log in details to access your online profile, a booklet describing life aboard the ship, reading list, packing suggestions and other useful travel tips. ONLINE PROFILE Adventure Canada collects personal information from our passengers via a secure online account. You will be required to provide select medical and personal information and acknowledgement of select liabilities. Online accounts are set up by booking reservation. This means that all passengers on a given reservation will have access to each others information. You will be asked to acknowledge this process on our reservation form by checking off the box ‘I/we agree that all passenger details will be viewable by

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part of the itinerary or change any reservation, staff member, feature and/or means of conveyance without notice and for any reason whatsoever including but not limited to weather and sea conditions, availability of anchorages, force majeure, political conditions and other factors beyond our control and without allowance or refund and with any and all extra costs resulting there from paid by the passengers. Adventure Canada, expressly reserves the right to cancel, without prior notice to the passengers, any tour prior to departure, in which case tour fees will be refunded without further obligation on the part of Adventure Canada, including, but not limited to the payment of interest accrued thereon. Decisions to alter then itinerary/program as aforesaid shall be made in the best interest of all passengers aboard the vessel. Adventure Canada, expressly reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel the reservation of, or remove from the tour, any passenger at any time. 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In accepting this Passage Contract Ticket, passengers agree to be bound by its terms and conditions RELEASE The undersigned hereby agrees with these terms and conditions and further agrees that Adventure Canada shall have no liability or responsibility whatsoever for damages to or loss of property, or injury which may be sustained by reason of, or while engaged on, any Adventure Canada tour, whether due to Adventure Canada (AC), Eagle Eye (EET), ownership, maintenance, use, operation or control of any manner of conveyance used in carrying out the tour; (ii) the use of transportation or other services of owners, operators, or public carriers for whom AC/EET acts only as agent; (iii) passenger’s lack of proper travel documentation (such as visas, passports, etc.); (iv) any act, omission or event occurring during the time that passengers are not aboard AC/EET carriers or conveyances; or (v) any act of war, insurrection, revolt or other civil uprising or military action occurring in the countries of origin, destination or passage, or changes caused by sickness, weather, strike, quarantine or other causes beyond the control of AC/EET. 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The passenger hereby certifies that he/she does not have a mental, physical or other condition or disability that would create a hazard for him/herself or other passengers. The passenger agrees to honestly complete the personal information request from AC/EET via our website or by requesting paper copies, prior to departure. Adventure Canada reserves the right to request further information from your physician. The undersigned passenger clearly understands that the liability of AC/EET is definitively limited as aforesaid. The undersigned passenger has carefully read the terms and conditions set out herein as well as the materials regarding the tour provided by AC/EET and is aware that such tour involves the risk of personal injury or death and damage or loss of property. In consideration of the benefits to be derived from participation in the tour, the undersigned voluntarily accepts all risk of personal injury or death and property damage or other loss arising from participation on the tour and hereby agrees that he/she and his/her dependents, heirs, executors and assigns, do release and hold harmless AC/EET and its employees, officers, directors, trustees and representatives from any and all claims, including claims of negligence, illness, personal injury, death or property damage or loss, however caused, arising from or related to this tour. The undersigned has read carefully this agreement, and will abide by the conditions set by AC/EET and in the terms and conditions hereof or elsewhere published. The undersigned affirms that he/she has not received or relied on any oral or written representation of Adventure Canada as a basis for executing this Release.

DELAYS In the event of a delay, passengers will be responsible for all costs and expenses associated therewith, including, without limitation, any additional food, lodging or transportation costs resulting from such delay. We recommend you obtain full travel insurance coverage and purchase refundable air tickets. BAGGAGE Baggage is solely at the passenger’s risk and expense. Baggage is limited to a maximum weight of 20 KG for all excursions involving an Adventure Canada charter flight. Also, commercial airline luggage allowance is typically two pieces per passenger and one piece of carry-on luggage, subject to weight restrictions, but please check with your airline for current standards. Excess baggage is not permitted on charter flights. Any excess baggage charges for commercial flights are the responsibility of the passenger. INSURANCE Due to the nature of the tour in which the passenger will be participating, passengers should have in place prior to departure, comprehensive insurance coverage including without limitation medical, emergency evacuation, trip cancellation and interruption, accident and baggage insurance. Emergency medical and evacuation coverage is mandatory for trip participation and policy documentation will be required. Any losses sustained by the undersigned passenger as a result of its failing to obtain proper insurance coverage shall be the sole responsibility of the passenger. For full coverage, including cancellation coverage prior to departure, passengers are strongly recommended to obtain insurance at the time of deposit. IMAGES AND PRIVACY On these trips we take many photos, some of which we use for promotional purposes. If you would not like photos which include you to be used, please let us know in advance. We may also celebrate your birthday or special event, let us know if you would like to abstain. ITINERARY The itineraries/programs described are subject to change at the discretion of the ship’s master. These are expeditions to remote parts of the world. Adventure Canada, reserves the exclusive right, in its sole discretion, to alter or omit any




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