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South America & Antarctica - O311

Ship: Oosterdam  
Departure: Thursday, February 2, 2023
Nights: 22 nights
Departs: Buenos Aires
Returns: San Antonio
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
22
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
16
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    South America & Antarctica - O311

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, February 2, 2023 Buenos Aires, Argentina Embark
    View of Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, located on the eastern shore of the Rio de la Plata, on the SE coast of South America. The birthplace of the tango, the city is as bustling with energy as the dance itself. Stroll neighbourhoods with romantic restaurants, past its architecture and parks. The 20-lane main boulevard is the longest in the world, fashioned after the Champs-Élysées. Read more about Buenos Aires, Argentina

    2 Friday, February 3, 2023 Buenos Aires, Argentina 6:00 PM
    View of Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, located on the eastern shore of the Rio de la Plata, on the SE coast of South America. The birthplace of the tango, the city is as bustling with energy as the dance itself. Stroll neighbourhoods with romantic restaurants, past its architecture and parks. The 20-lane main boulevard is the longest in the world, fashioned after the Champs-Élysées. Read more about Buenos Aires, Argentina

    3 Saturday, February 4, 2023 Montevideo, Uruguay 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Montevideo, Uruguay

    Montevideo is the largest city, capital, and chief port of Uruguay. Situated on the River Plate (Silver River), it is also home to almost half of the nation's population, and subsequently is a modern metropolis, though with a fascinating historical old town dating back to colonial times. Described as a vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life, it is the hub of commerce. The varied architecture reflects its history that ranges from colonial to Art Deco, all influenced by either Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French or British immigrants. Read more about Montevideo, Uruguay

    4 Sunday, February 5, 2023 Punta del Este, Uruguay 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Punta del Este, Uruguay

    Punta del Este, known as the St.Tropez of Uruguay, is an upscale vacation spot on the southern-most tip of the country, just an hour and a half by car from Montevideo. Today this area is known worldwide as a very scenic resort area with great shopping, a temperate climate, and kilometres of beautiful beaches. These include Mansa - or gentle beach - that faces the bay, and Playa Brava, a beach that faces the Atlantic and is home to the sculpted Dedos fingers - better known as ‘the Hand in the Sand’ - a well known city landmark. Punta del Este also offers superb food at luxury hotels and restaurants. Read more about Punta del Este, Uruguay

    5 Monday, February 6, 2023 At Sea
    6 Tuesday, February 7, 2023 Puerto Madryn, Argentina 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Puerto Madryn, Argentina

    Puerto Madryn is a city in the province of Chubut, one of the most sheltered places on the Patagonian coast of Argentina. The town, founded in 1865 by 150 Welsh immigrants, has become an important tourist centre. This coastal city has warm summers and moderate winters all year round. It is popular for its beaches, and sports ranging from bicycling and fishing to surfing. Read more about Puerto Madryn, Argentina

    7 Wednesday, February 8, 2023 At Sea
    8 Thursday, February 9, 2023 Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    Port Stanley is the capital and only town in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas). It is located on the isle of East Falkland, on a north-facing slope, south of Stanley Harbour, in one of the wettest parts of the islands. It is very easy to see most of the islands’ worthwhile sites on a short walking tour. The tourist station at the pier provides a town map of the Stanley Harbour Maritime History Trail. Read more about Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    9 Friday, February 10, 2023 At Sea
    10 Saturday, February 11, 2023 Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, the top one third (650km) actually lying north of the Antarctic Circle. It includes numerous islands and connecting ice sheets that reach to within 1000 km of the southernmost tips of Chile and Argentina. The northern part of the peninsula in known as Graham Land, the southern half Palmer Land. Permanent ice covers the peninsula, which consists of a string of bedrock islands that are a continuation of the range stretching from far north Alaska, known as the American Cordillera. Read more about Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    11 Sunday, February 12, 2023 Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, the top one third (650km) actually lying north of the Antarctic Circle. It includes numerous islands and connecting ice sheets that reach to within 1000 km of the southernmost tips of Chile and Argentina. The northern part of the peninsula in known as Graham Land, the southern half Palmer Land. Permanent ice covers the peninsula, which consists of a string of bedrock islands that are a continuation of the range stretching from far north Alaska, known as the American Cordillera. Read more about Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    12 Monday, February 13, 2023 Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, the top one third (650km) actually lying north of the Antarctic Circle. It includes numerous islands and connecting ice sheets that reach to within 1000 km of the southernmost tips of Chile and Argentina. The northern part of the peninsula in known as Graham Land, the southern half Palmer Land. Permanent ice covers the peninsula, which consists of a string of bedrock islands that are a continuation of the range stretching from far north Alaska, known as the American Cordillera. Read more about Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    13 Tuesday, February 14, 2023 Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, the top one third (650km) actually lying north of the Antarctic Circle. It includes numerous islands and connecting ice sheets that reach to within 1000 km of the southernmost tips of Chile and Argentina. The northern part of the peninsula in known as Graham Land, the southern half Palmer Land. Permanent ice covers the peninsula, which consists of a string of bedrock islands that are a continuation of the range stretching from far north Alaska, known as the American Cordillera. Read more about Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    14 Wednesday, February 15, 2023 At Sea
    15 Thursday, February 16, 2023 Drake Passage, Antarctica
    View of Drake Passage, Antarctica

    Drake Passage is the body of water between the southern tip of South America at Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. Named after the sixteenth century English explorer Sir Francis Drake, although he never actually sailed the passage, it connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, and is the shortest crossing from Antarctica to the rest of the world’s land, about 860 km. Conditions can change instantly in the Drake Passage, owing to strong winds, large waves, strong currents, and icebergs: hence notorious as ‘sailors’ graveyard.’ Until the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914 large ships had to sail this passage. Yet today most commercial shipping uses the open-ocean Drake Passage. Read more about Drake Passage, Antarctica

    16 Friday, February 17, 2023 Ushuaia, Argentina 9:00 AM 3:30 PM
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Today the Old Prison is a National Historical Monument housing the Museo Maritimo, where visitors can explore the history of the Argentine Navy. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

    16 Friday, February 17, 2023 Punta Arenas, Chile
    View of Punta Arenas, Chile

    Punta Arenas, overlooking the Strait of Magellan in southern Patagonia, Chile, bustles with windswept trekkers en route to glacier-filled Torres del Paine National Park or an Antarctic cruise. Before leaving, be sure to take note of the mansion-lined main square, Plaza Muñoz Gamero where local vendors sell homemade crafts, the City Cemetery with its elaborate tombs, the Sara Braun Palace, and Braun Menendez Residence that presents great insight of the city's wealthy pioneer past. The city is also home to the former British Navy base and early Spanish colony of Puerto Hambre, and a popular ski centre that overlooks the Strait of Magellan. Read more about Punta Arenas, Chile

    16 Friday, February 17, 2023 Beagle Channel, Chile
    View of Beagle Channel, Chile

    The Beagle Channel, named after Charles Darwin’s exploration ship, runs for 240km from Isla Nueva in the east, to the Darwin Sound in the west. At its widest point, the Channel measures 5km across. The strait separates Argentina’s Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, to the north, from remote Chilean islands like Nueva, Picton and Navarino to the south of the channel. At the western end of the channel it splits into two branches that encircle Isla Gordon. Read more about Beagle Channel, Chile

    17 Saturday, February 18, 2023 Punta Arenas, Chile 10:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Punta Arenas, Chile

    Punta Arenas, overlooking the Strait of Magellan in southern Patagonia, Chile, bustles with windswept trekkers en route to glacier-filled Torres del Paine National Park or an Antarctic cruise. Before leaving, be sure to take note of the mansion-lined main square, Plaza Muñoz Gamero where local vendors sell homemade crafts, the City Cemetery with its elaborate tombs, the Sara Braun Palace, and Braun Menendez Residence that presents great insight of the city's wealthy pioneer past. The city is also home to the former British Navy base and early Spanish colony of Puerto Hambre, and a popular ski centre that overlooks the Strait of Magellan. Read more about Punta Arenas, Chile

    17 Saturday, February 18, 2023 Strait Of Magellan, Chile
    View of Strait Of Magellan, Chile

    The Strait of Magellan, positioned along the southern edges of Chile, is the most important natural passage between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. Indeed until the Panama Canal was finished in 1914, the Strait of Magellan was the only safe way to complete a circumnavigation of the world. Protected by the Tierra del Fuego to the south and the bulk of South America to the north, ships crossed in relative ease. It is approximately 570 km long and is about 2 km wide at its narrowest point. Read more about Strait Of Magellan, Chile

    18 Sunday, February 19, 2023 Cruising Sarmiento C
    18 Sunday, February 19, 2023 Amalia Glacier, Chile
    View of Amalia Glacier, Chile

    Amalia Glacier, situated in the central section of the Southern Patagonia Ice Fields, enters into Amalia Bay in southern Chile. It is the largest of several glaciers entering the fjord. This enormous glacier, one kilometre wide and forty metres high, sits towering above the sea and is continually calving. Subsequently, cruise ships only approach to within 1.5 km, which appears deceptively closer. Read more about Amalia Glacier, Chile

    19 Monday, February 20, 2023 Chilean Fjords, Chile
    View of Chilean Fjords, Chile

    Strikingly rich in natural and historical attractions, the narrow fjords on the west coast of Chile penetrate deeply into the mountains of the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, a major part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. This is the largest of the protected areas in Chile, and with no large rivers in the area the fjords drain water from outlet glaciers of the ice-capped, storm-swept elevations. It is a large area of uninhabited islands, deep sounds, breathtaking glaciers, and narrow passages. Because of its rugged geography and the remoteness of the area, tourism in the park, as yet, has scarcely been developed. Read more about Chilean Fjords, Chile

    20 Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Chacabuco, Chile 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Chacabuco, Chile

    Chacabuco - aka Puerto Chacabuco - is a Chilean town located at the head of Aisén Fjord in Aisén commune. Ships anchor in the bay of Chacabuco and passengers are tendered to shore. This is a small isolated settlement with no clearly defined town centre, consisting of one main road, a fish processing facility, and a pier. It is the main port of the region and port of call for ships sailing to the Laguna San Rafael National Park. Read more about Chacabuco, Chile

    21 Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Puerto Montt, Chile 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Puerto Montt, Chile

    Puerto Montt is a fast growing city in the south of Chile, just north of Chiloe Island. At the southern end of the Pan American highway in Chile, Puerto Montt is not only the end of the road, but the beginning of the fabled land of fjords, canals, islands, and the snow-capped mountains of the Andes. Fertile agricultural fields and green forested hills also add to the enchantment of Southern Chile. It is an all-season destination. Read more about Puerto Montt, Chile

    22 Thursday, February 23, 2023 At Sea
    23 Friday, February 24, 2023 San Antonio, Chile 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of San Antonio, Chile

    San Antonio, Chile, is a Pacific port 63 km south of the port of Valparaiso. San Antonio is the largest freight handling port on the western coast of South America. The city lies on hills and coastal dunes north of the mouth of the Maipo River. It was seriously affected by earthquakes most recently in 1985 and 2010. Read more about San Antonio, Chile

  • Ship

    Oosterdam Overview

    Oosterdam

    4.1
    (from 66 verified customers)

    Taking her maiden voyage in 2003, the Oosterdam can carry up to 1918 passengers with a 82,305 GT. Hallmarks of HAL include spacious staterooms and public areas, rich timber furnishings set with museum-quality paintings and antiques, discreet personal service, and artful itineraries that allow for overnights in key cities.

  • Inclusions

    Oosterdam Inclusions

    • B.B. King's Blues Club
    • BBC Earth In Concert
    • Billboard Onboard
    • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Cabins

    Oosterdam Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Oosterdam Inside on the Oosterdam

    Cabin Types

    I, J, K, L, M, MM, N, Z

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Size. approx.: 151-233 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: •Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens •Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage •100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerheads •5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers •Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure •Complimentary fresh fruit on request •Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages •Flat-panel TV and DVD player •Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    C, D, DD, E, F, G, H, HH, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower. Size approx.: 180 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: •Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens •Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage •100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerheads •5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers •Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure •Complimentary fresh fruit on request •Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages •Flat-panel TV and DVD player •Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Oosterdam Balcony on the Oosterdam

    Cabin Types

    VA, VB, VC, VD, VE, VF, VH, X

    Average Cabin Size – 16.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.2 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 254 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: •Our signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens •Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage •100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerhead •5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer •Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure •Complimentary fresh fruit on request •Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages •Flat-panel TV and DVD player •Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

    Suite

    Suite

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    Cabin Types

    PS, SA, SB, SC, SS, SY, SZ, W

    Average Cabin Size – 39.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.0 m2

    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah with whirlpool, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, microwave, refrigerator, guest toilet, private stereo system, floor-to-ceiling windows. Size approx.: 1150 sq. ft. with verandah Include all the suite amenities, plus: •Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Oosterdam

    Legend

    • 2 lower beds do not convert to queen-size
    • Connecting rooms
    • Fully obstructed view
    • Partial sea view
    • Quad (two lower beds, one sofa bed, one upper)
    • Shower only
    • Single sink vanity
    • Staterooms have solid steel verandah railings (instead of clear Plexiglass railing)
    • Triple (two lower beds, one sofa bed)
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms

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