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Icebergs reflected in Antarctica's Paradise Bay
$7,995
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Antarctic Peninsula

Classic Antarctica - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit (PO)
  • View amazing wildlife and scenery
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Look for species on your checklist
  • Take a polar plunge
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 12-day Classic Antarctica expedition on the Sea Spirit offers the essential experiences of the wildest and most fantastic place on Earth. The cruise begins in the city of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Next, cross the Drake Passage on your way to the South Shetland Islands and …
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A specatular iceberg off the coast of Antarctica
$9,495
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Classic Antarctica

Antarctic Peninsula - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit (PO)
  • Journey to the land of superlatives
  • Cross the Antarctic Convergence
  • Stop at abundant wildlife areas
  • Visit wild South Shetland Islands
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 13-day Classic Antarctica expedition on the Sea Spirit offers the essential experiences of the wildest and most fantastic place on Earth. The cruise begins in the city of Ushuaia – the southernmost city in the world. Next, cross the Drake Passage on your way to the South Shetland Islands …
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$12,995
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Classic Luxury Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky Air Cruises
  • Sail along fjords and icebergs
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Search for whales, penguins & seals
  • Explore Chile's Frei Station
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, you are invited on this 8-day adventure to one of the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable places - Antarctica. In a little over three hours of flying from Punta Arenas to King George Island, find yourself at …
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$10,995
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Cruise the South Shetland Islands
  • View penguins, seals, and whales
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, you are invited on this 8-day adventure to one of the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable places - Antarctica. In a little over three hours of flying from Punta Arenas to King George Island, find yourself at …
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Sea and sand
$14,495
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky (QU)
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Look for Neko Harbor's icebergs
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
There are few places in the world as evocative as Antarctica! Take a charter flight from Punta Arenas to Antarctica and cross the legendary Drake Passage in only a few hours. Board the Island Sky and cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands. Enjoy daily land excursions and …
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Antarctic Sunrise
$9,495
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Explore Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
  • View Neko Harbor´s icebergs
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Skip the four days of Drake Passage crossings and optimize your Antarctica experience by flying! A short two-hour flight takes you between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island. Once in Antarctica, the penguins, seals, and whales keep you and your camera busy, as do the massive icebergs, …
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Icebergs and sunshine during Antarctic cruise
$11,970
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Emblematic Antarctica 2017-18

Heart of the Peninsula - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Cross the notorious Drake Passage
  • Cruise in Zodiac dinghies
  • Learn from a team of expert guides
  • Visit research stations & old huts
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Tabletop icebergs, growlers, drift or pack ice... the Antarctic has a language unto itself. This 11-day voyage provides a glimpse at the slight variations that make this southernmost landscape so unique. Join Le Boreal for a chance to sail through the Heart of the Antarctic Peninsula to an …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$11,970
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Emblematic Antarctica 2017-18

Heart of the Peninsula - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Sail close to blue-tinged icebergs
  • Learn from a team of expert guides
  • Meet Antarctic wildlife
  • Traverse the Polar Front
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail amid icy giants standing in vertical lineslike white ships draped in fog on this 11-day polar cruise aboard Le Lyrial. Journey far from the usual cruise routes following the steps of the great explorers who once dreamed ofconquering the mysterious White Continent. Partake in outings andshore …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$11,450
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Explorer's Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Admire Antarctica's natural beauty
  • Enjoy expert-led discussions
  • Watch for seals, whales & birdlife
  • Observe research & whaling stations
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join a team of passionate and expert professionals on an unforgettable 11-day Antarctic adventure. Bid farewell to Tierra del Fuego, the ‘Land at the End of the World’, as you sail the Drake Passage en route to the Antarctic Peninsula. Visit Paradise Bay, well named for its spectacular …
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Explore remote shores in your zodiacs
$15,395
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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Look for whales and seabirds
  • Enjoy daily land excursions
  • Cross the Circle and reach 66º33´ S
Activities: Camping, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy Antarctica in style – by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island in Antarctica. Skipping all the extra days at sea, enjoy only the best scenery and wildlife …
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An elephant seal trumpets in the midst of King Penguin chicks
$8,295
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Marine Mammals of Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Cross the Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Observe three species of seals
  • Cruise the Bransfield Strait
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Year after year, as the Antarctic summer comes to a close, the marine mammals come to life! Penguin chicks are almost fully-grown and quickly shedding their downy coats in preparation to take to the sea before the long winter. March is a time of great activity in and under the water where you can …
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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 designed 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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Emperor & Adelie Penguins
$7,200
Save $1450-$2150
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Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetland Islands

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Explore the volcanic S. Shetlands
  • Snowshoe, kayak, and camp
  • Visit magnificent Neko Harbour
  • Discover Cuverville Island
Activities: Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience some of the most dramatic landscapes on earth on an exceptional 11-day voyage aboard the Ortelius. Sail across the Antarctic Convergence and observe its magical wildlife such as wandering albatrosses, black-browed albatrosses, gentoo penguins, and chinstrap penguins. Explore the volcanic …
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Massice ice formation
$10,495
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Antarctic Circle

Wildest Antarctica - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit (PO)
  • Attempt to cross Antarctic Circle
  • Take advantage of long daylight hrs
  • Camp on the snow and ice
  • Paddle through tranquil waters
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on this 14-day cruise that includes the northern part of the Antarctic continent – Antarctic Peninsula – and nearby islands as well as the polar circle! Every expedition day offers intense exploration of Antarctica and uses all the opportunities, performing as many landings and …
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Antarctica expedition
$10,231
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From Penguins to Patagonia

18 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • See Antarctica's Port Lockroy
  • Enjoy optional excursions
  • Watch for unique wildlife
  • Explore Torres Del Paine
  • Visit Puerto Edén
  • Sightsee in Valparaíso
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Starting in Ushuaia, cross the ocean to explore the wonders of the great white continent. Come ashore on isolated beaches, get close to huge colonies of penguins, hike in the haunting landscapes, and enjoy kayak trips in untouched waters with icebergs floating by.Continue to Cape Horn and the wild …
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A penguin skims the surface of Antarctic waters
$8,970
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The Frozen Land of the Penguins

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Sail through the Drake Passage
  • See penguin colonies
  • Take optional excursions
  • Enjoy onboard lectures
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark MS Fram in Ushuaia, the world's southernmost town. Set a course through the scenic Beagle Channel toward the notorious Drake Passage, accompanied by wandering albatross and other seabirds. An expert lecture series focusing on the history, environment, and wildlife of Antarctica prepares …
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Icebergs reflected in Antarctica's Paradise Bay
$10,750
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Classic Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Marvel at spectacular glaciers
  • Encounter abundant penguins
  • Visit the incredible mainland
  • Watch for a variety of whales
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Traversing Drake’s eponymous passage is a must for any explorer. With diverse seabirds attracted to the area, have your binoculars and cameras ready and as you sail closer to the Antarctic Peninsula. Look for seals basking on ice floes, macaroni penguin, and the prodigious orca whale. Begin …
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Sea Explorer Air Cruises
$14,495
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Polar Circle Air Cruise

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Attempt to cross the Polar Circle
  • Cruise along fjords & icebergs
  • Search for polar wildlife
  • View presentations by polar guides
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Bypass the Drake Passage by flying directly to the South Shetland Islands. Exit the airplane to a world unlike any other on earth; ice-filled fjords, pengiun rookeries, and great expanses of ice await. Sail as far south as possible in an attempt to reach the Polar Circle. Flexibility is key to a …
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