Pure white – journey to Antarctica with Bark Europa, Feb 2018

Voyage fare

€ 8240,- p.p. in a 4/5 persons cabin

€ 9480,- p.p. in a 2 persons cabin (can be booked by a couple, if you are traveling alone we can consider your preference for a 2 persons cabin and possibly match you with someone else who is interested, subject to availability)

Included in the price:

– all meals on board

– all workshops on board by our professional guides regarding Antarctica, wildlife and photography

– several landings in zodiacs in Antarctica

Not included in the price:

– flight and travel to and from the ship

– drinks in the bar on board

– travel insurance

– all needed gear

– photo equipment

What is important for people who want to join:

– you need to be fit enough (your health statement will be checked by our captain and team of doctors before we can confirm the booking)

– you will be part of the voyage crew, meaning you will be assigned to our watch system and helping out with sailing the ship (during the drake passage the ship will be sailing 24/7). During the photography sessions in Antarctica we will construct the itinerary the way you will not miss the best light.

What to bring

– DSLR camera with tripod and remote shutter release
– A wide angle lens. For example, Nikkor 14-24 or Canon 17-40. Best lens for use in wide-angle scenes or architecture photography
– A middle-zoom lens such as a 24-70 mm
– A telephoto zoom lens, such as a 70-200 mm. 300 mm with 1.5 TC or 500 mm, 600 mm are recommended for wildlife and bird photography. Be sure to have additional tripod mount to this lens.

– Waterproof and windproof jacket (consider the average temperature +5 – +10 C at nights and +8 – +15 C during the daytime)
– Waterproof pants
– Warm jacket and thermal pants
– Wellingtons or fishing boots

The full list will be sent by mail to participants.

Tour leaders

Daniel Kordan

Daniel was born in Moscow area. In his childhood he graduated the art school. After that, he is studied in Moscow institute of Physics and Technology and became an optics physicist. During the study he gain experience not only in physics, but also in mountain climbing and hiking, guiding tourist groups in winter and in summer in Russian mountains. Right after graduation he became a guide of photo-workshops and chief editor of “Continent expedition” magazine. This magazine is about travel and adventures all over the world. He has got several awards in photography: Golden Turtle’ 13 Nature nomination winner, National Geographic Russia contest 2013 and 2014 finalist, Best of Russia’13 and ’14 winner, best photographer’13 finalist and others. He is spending most of his time in Norway, Lofoten islands and in Tuscany at villa Gaia, guiding groups of photographers.

To join the expedition, please sign up below: