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There's no better way to experience Antarctica than on an adventure cruise where you can the white continent by foot, kayak and zodiac. Imagine paddling alongside minke and humpack whales, hiking among penguins and trekking across the glaciers that they call home. Daily, we will explore the fjords and icebergs on small zodiacs revealing penguins and other Antarctic wildlife. All of the small expedition ships we offer feature educational lectures to help you understand the natural & human history that has come to define this polar region or even camping opportuniies for the truly brave explorer. Contact one of our Antarctica adventure travel experts with any questions you or to get started planning your trip today. 
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Kayak Antarctica
$7,295
Save $1500
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Antarctic Peninsula

12 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky
  • Enjoy Argentinean markets & cuisine
  • Sail the Beagle Channel
  • Explore historic & scientific sites
  • Cross the Drake Passage
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail to distant Antarctica on this 12-day Antarctica cruise. View the abundant wildlife which call this frozen continent home. Cross the Drake Passage and spot albatrosses, prions, petrels, penguins, seals, whales, and dolphins as you explore the Antarctic Peninsula from the comfort of the …
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The Falkland Islands from above
$10,995
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Antarctic Express - Fly South, Cruise North

10 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Save time by flying to Antarctica
  • Experience the Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Enjoy on-board lectures
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Take advantage of the fastest, most direct way to Antarctica: flying. A short three-hour flight takes you to the white continent where you can enjoy everything the Antarctic has to offer. Immense penguin rookeries and icy landscapes await your arrival.Marvel at the contrast of a desolate landscape …
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Pair of King penguins on an Antarctica cruise
$13,795
Save $5600-$6000
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Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Zodiac around the Falkland Islands
  • Watch for whales and seals
  • Hike the Antarctic landscape
  • Partake in optional kayaking
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This extended 20-day Antarctic expedition encompasses the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, the remote Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), as well as the extraordinary beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula. Experience a great diversity of environments and landscapes which provide unprecedented …
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Sea kayaking in Antarctica
$7,950
Save $600
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Polar Circle & Antarctic Peninsula

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Search for Antarctic seabirds
  • Find gentoo & chinstrap penguins
  • Sail between icebergs & fjords
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Photography, Scuba Diving, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
View albatross, whales, penguins, seals, and more while exploring the Antarctic by land and sea on this 12-day polar voyage onboard the Ortelius. Enjoy daily Zodiac trips exploring icebergs, fjords, and shore landings where you have the opportunity to step foot on the 7th continent. View and …
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Ski the Arctic.
$7,950
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Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Plancius

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Encounter humpback & minke whales
  • Hike near shore & up hilltops
  • View Adelie & gentoo penguins
  • Kayak between icebergs
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Photography, Scuba Diving, Trekking & Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Expedition and exploration are the focus of these voyages aboard the MV Plancius. The ship becomes a base camp for these polar voyages. “Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. "Activity modules” are offered which go …
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Kayaking in antarctica
$5,995
Save $3000-$3400
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour (QU)
  • View abundant wildlife by Zodiac
  • Explore bays & channels each day
  • Trek up snowy pathways for views
  • Watch glaciers calve into the ocean
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Expedition Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Ocean Endeavour in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! Begin by crossing the Drake Passage - the next time you see land you are in Antarctica. Enjoy zodiac excursions to explore bays, channels, and landing sites each day. Visit penguin rookeries and search for whales, seals, …
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Skiing down the the unique snowy slopes.
$8,495
Save $1000
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Antarctica - Off the Beaten Path

13 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Attend educational presentations
  • Observe large penguin colonies
  • Kayak in the Antarctic waters
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Skiing, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Begin this 13-day expedition in Ushuaia and chart a course through the Drake Passage, potentially making landfall in the South Shetland Islands prior to reaching the Antarctic Peninsula. Your journey may take you south of the Lemaire Channel to the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, or …
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Hiking to the summit.
$5,995
Save $300-$3400
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Experience abundant wildlife
  • Explore bays & channels each day
  • Watch glaciers calve into the ocean
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Expedition Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Ocean Diamond in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! Cross the Drake Passage - the next time you see land is in Antarctica. Enjoy zodiac excursions to explore bays, channels, and landing sites each day. Visit penguin rookeries and search for whales, seals, and arctic seabirds. …
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Stunning landscapes
$8,725
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Weddell Sea & Antarctic Peninsula

12 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • View vast tabular icebergs
  • Visit historic huts with relics
  • Explore islands with fossils
  • Encounter Adélie & gentoo colonies
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this 12-day voyage that sails across Bransfield Strait to an Antarctic Sound dawn, where tabular icebergs ride currents from the Weddell Sea. The Peninsula’s wild side welcomes you with a strange, ice-free landscape hiding renowned fossil beds and vast penguin colonies. Explore Prince …
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Lemaire channel reflection
$7,950
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Antarctic Peninsula

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Cruise between icebergs & fjords
  • Observe penguins, albatross & more
  • Enjoy trips ashore each day
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Begin your 11-day Antarctic adventure in Ushuaia, Argentina where you board the MV Plancius. Cross the infamous Drake Passage and head towards the Antarctic Peninsula. Search for wildlife such as albatross, penguins, whales, and seals while sailing through the Antarctic waters and amongst icebergs. …
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Kayaking through arctic waters.
$8,900
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Spirit of Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • View active wildlife at night
  • Explore historic sites & stations
  • Visit busy penguin highways
  • Sail waterways alive with whales
  • Enjoy camping, climbing & kayaking
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience the true Spirit of Antarctica as you explore the 7th continent by land and sea on this 12-day polar cruise. As you sail across the Drake Passage, anticipation builds for the first glimpse of icebergs and snow-capped mountains!Aboard Zodiacs, explore penguin rookeries, historic sites, and …
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Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote coves of Antarctica
$7,795
Save $1000
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Antarctic Peninsula Adventure

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Attend Antarctic presentations
  • Observe a colony of penguins
  • Search for humpback & minke whales
  • Explore the polar landscape
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the wildlife-rich shores and waters of remote Antarctica on this 11-day small ship cruise on the Akademik Ioffe! Your journey takes you to Petermann Island and Pleneau Island, where you encounter colossal icebergs and, of course, the ice landscapes that stretch as far as the eye can see. …
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Beachside sunset
$15,595
Save $1500
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica via Ushuaia

20 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky
  • Explore Stanley, East Falkland
  • Cruise scenic bays and channels
  • See Grytviken Whaling Station
  • View bird colonies and seal wallows
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 20-day polar voyage aboard the Hebridean Sky features the unspoiled scenery, exhilarating wildlife, and rich history of the Antarctic Peninsula, as well as the crown jewels of the Southern Ocean: South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.
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An ocean of icebergs.
$7,795
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Antarctic Peninsula Adventure

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Explore the Gerlache coastline
  • Enjoy guided hikes on shore
  • Zodiac cruise among the ice
  • Camp on the Antarctic Peninsula
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Over 11 days visit classic landing locations along the Antarctica Peninsula and Gerlache Strait coastline, including Paradise Harbour, Neko Harbour, Cuverville Island and the Errera Channel, as well as gems such as the Melchior Islands, Fournier Bay, or northerly Cierva Cove and Mikkelson Harbour. …
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A huge colony of king penguins.
$13,695
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The Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula

19 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Zodiac cruise through South Georgia
  • See South Georgia's historic sites
  • Look for large icebergs & glaciers
  • Discover the Peninsula's wildlife
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 19-day voyage on the Akademik Ioffe, visit the sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica. The Falkland Islands and the island of South Georgia are home to a proliferation of unique wildlife and birdlife. Both locations feature a fascinating history and stunning scenery. …
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Kayaking through the icy waters.
$11,195
Save $500
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Antarctic Circle Voyage

14 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Sail south of the Antarctic Circle
  • Cruise along the Peninsula's coasts
  • Encounter Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Cross the Bransfield Strait
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 14-day cruise can take you further south than any of other Antarctica voyages, hopefully all the way to 66 degrees, 33’ minutes south of latitude, which officially marks the position of the Antarctic Circle. Witness expansive landscapes, huge Adelie penguin rookeries, and hopefully the …
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A humpback surfaces close to our zodiac
$7,795
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Marine Mammals of Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Sail the Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Observe feeding humpback whales
  • Enjoy hikes and visits on shore
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 11-day unique Marine Mammals of Antarctica cruise is desinged for those with a passion for whales. Enjoy an unparalleled underwater exploration joined byseveral world-renowned cetacean (whale) and marine mammal specialists. Discoverunique underwater footage and scientific data, and learn how …
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Rockhopper penguins hanging out on the rocky coast.
$14,300
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

18 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Experience peak breeding cycles
  • Zodiac the South Shetland Islands
  • Enjoy continental landings
  • Kayak South Georgia's coastline
  • Cross the Scotia Sea
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic Peninsula on this exciting 18-day polar voyage aboard the Polar Pioneer. Embark in Ushuaia, Argentina, and follow in the footsteps of Shackleton as you witness peak summer wildlife activity, learn about whaling history, visit research …
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