WILMINGTON, DE--(Marketwire - Oct 24, 2012) - Kensington Tours is pleased to announce two exclusive cruises -- one to the Arctic and one to Antarctica -- hosted by polar explorer and award-winning filmmaker Mark Terry. Under the wing of this renowned Canadian environmentalist, Kensington clients will enjoy exclusive access to Terry's expert perspective and insight into these pristine wilderness, their stunning wildlife and the environmental challenges affecting our polar regions.
"The Polar Regions remain the most unexplored and stunning destinations on our planet," says Terry, who has worked with respected organizations such as the United Nations and is a member of the Canadian Royal Geographical Society. "For those with the curious spirit and explorer's mind, I'm excited to share my knowledge of and love for these stunning eco-systems and add unique environmental depth to the experience that I hope will inspire more people to work towards climate solutions."
In addition to arctic safaris, iceberg trekking, penguin encounters, polar bear swims and zodiac rides hosted by Terry, travelers will enjoy daily lectures, scientific presentations and intimate screenings of his award-winning documentaries The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning and The Polar Explorer both made in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme.
A Kensington Explorer-In-Residence, Mark is the 2011 winner of the Gemini Humanitarian Award and recipient of the Stefansson Medal for his international field work documenting our natural world. As a documentary filmmaker, Mark Terry has been producing award-winning films for more than 20 years. Mark is a member of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the Explorers Club, the Canadian Council for Geographic Education and the University of Alberta's Northern Research Network.
Out Of This World Adventure
North Pole Expedition Cruise With Mark Terry
June 30 to July 13, 2013 from $23,995 per person
A dramatic voyage across thousands of miles of sea ice to the Geographic North Pole led by celebrated explorer Mark Terry. From helicopter flights, champagne toasts and polar bears, to glacier trekking, otherworldly hikes and the stunning Northern Lights, adventure awaits. Sail across the Barren Sea into the Arctic Circle and finally rest at the northernmost tip of our planet. Complete with private transfers, internal flights, pre-cruise hotel with private Helsinki tours and much more.
The 8th Continent
Antarctic Adventure Cruise With Mark Terry
Dec 9 to 20, 2013 from $7,895 per person
Defy your limits with sea kayaking, zodiac excursions, iceberg trekking, cross-country skiing, volcanic hot springs and polar swimming, with this exclusive eco-expedition led by Mark Terry featuring one of the most prestigious ships to sail Antarctic waters. Behold the magic of the Beagle Channel, Drake Passage, South Shetlands and Antarctic Convergence. Spot elephant seals, whales and waddling penguins. Complete with pre-cruise tours Tierra del Fuego, hotels, internal flights, transfers and more. http://www.kensingtontours.com/cruises/antarctica/antarctica-expedition-cruise-with-a-famous-explorer-
About Kensington Tours:
Kensington Tours specializes in custom tours and cruises to the most extraordinary destinations. Every tailor-made journey is carefully crafted by our destination specialists to deliver a personalized adventure like no other. Kensington Tours was named to "World's Best Awards 2011" by Travel + Leisure Magazine and named one of the "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth," by the editors of National Geographic Adventure Magazine.