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Discover the best of Antarctica on one of these 11 recommended 17-day cruises. Explore South Georgia, Drake Passage, Antarctica Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, and Elephant Island where you will enjoy wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, whale watching, kayaking, and adventure options during the day as you sail port-to-port in your floating vacation home at night. We work with all of the top-rated small ships in Antarctica and can give you unbiased advice on which ship and itinerary best match your tastes and needs. Our cruises to Antarctica range from $12,875 to $72,200 for a 17-day itinerary. Contact one of Adventure Life's Antarctica cruise specialists for help deciding which itinerary is best for you and we'll assist you in planning every detail of your dream trip. 

 
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Whale watching in Antarctica
$14,350
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The Great Austral Loop

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Explore beaches & turquoise waters
  • View alpine landscapes and glaciers
  • Discover snow-capped mountains
  • See wildlife of Falkland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail aboard Le Boreal from the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, Argentina. On your expedition explore the Falkland Islands, whose wild beauty and lush moors are sure to captivate you, before heading to South Georgia, its impressive glaciers and its black-sand beaches where large …
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Air Cruise Flight
$14,395
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Antarctica and South Georgia Air-Cruise

17 Day Itinerary aboard Magellan Explorer
  • Explore Chile‚Äôs Frei Station
  • Admire Antarctica's natural beauty
  • Observe unique birdlife
  • Visit Grytviken & Prion Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel in the footsteps of explorer Ernest Shackleton to the extremes of the Southern Hemisphere! Visit the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia aboard the Magellan Explorer. Enjoy views of spectacular mountains and towering icebergs, and visit extraordinary snowy landscapes and remote penguin …
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Iceberg Flow during Trip to the Antarctic Peninsula
$15,880
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The Great Austral Loop

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Admire dazzling ice formations
  • Observe abundant wildlife
  • Explore the region's wild terrain
  • Embark on Zodiac excursions
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 17-day voyage, discover the undulating hills and verdant moors of the Falkland Islands. Cruise to South Georgia, home to imposing glaciers that tilt towards the sea and thousands of king penguins at home on the island's black sandy beaches. Continue south to discover the Northern …
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King penguins on South Georgia
$23,090
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South Georgia and the Falklands

17 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Visit a king penguin colony
  • Observe incredible wildlife
  • Hike in Shackleton's footsteps
  • Explore in a zodiac
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Steeped in Shackleton's history and whaling lore, covered mostly in glaciers, South Georgia explodes with life: king, gentoo, and macaroni penguins, enormous elephant seals, and a thriving fur seal population. On South Georgia you can observe one of the world’s great wildlife spectacles: …
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A towering iceberg
$14,190
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The Great Adventure

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Marvel at abundant wildlife
  • Visit historic sites in the region
  • Discover the myriad landscapes
  • Explore up close with Zodiac trips
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Montevideo
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 17-day voyage, sail from South Georgia, a land of adventure whose grandiose landscapes are home to abundant wildlife. Journey in the footsteps of the great explorers as far as the Antarctic Peninsula, with its icy panoramas of iridescent colors. Discover a wide variety of animal species …
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$17,595
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Subantarctic Safari

Santiago, Chile - Ushuaia - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Photograph bird life in Falklands
  • Learn about the history and culture
  • Trace the history of South Georgia
  • Witness wildlife aboard the Zodiacs
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail across the Falkland Islands and South Georgia aboard the Sylvia Earle. Steeped in history, the Falklands~Malvinas is also a beacon for bird lovers. Discover an incredible diversity of charismatic penguin species including the king, macaroni, rockhopper, Magellanic, and Gentoo on this …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$21,200
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Explore the 'End of the World'
  • Witness Antarctica's wildlfie
  • Sail the legendary Drake Passage
  • See glorious icebergs and glaciers
Starts/ Ends in:
Santiago / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 17-day cruise, explore the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands while cruising the legendary Drake Passage. Admire the spectacular landscape of sculpted icebergs and calving glaciers, and keep an eye out for seals, whales, and a variety of seabirds. Learn from a group of …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$17,220
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The Great Austral Loop

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore the Falkland Islands
  • Discover the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Meet Magellanic penguins
  • View the region's wild terrain
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the L'Austral and explore theFalkland Islands, whose wild beauty and lush moors are sure to captivate you, before heading toSouth Georgia, its impressive glaciers and its black-sand beaches where large colonies ofking penguinshave taken up residence. Sail then to theWhite Continent, realm …
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Looking across the Beagle Channel from Ushuaia
$15,320
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The Great Austral Loop

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore beaches & turquoise waters
  • View alpine landscapes and glaciers
  • Discover snow-capped mountains
  • See wildlife of Falkland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the world's southernmost city, Ushuaia, Argentina, board the L'Austral.Your 18-day voyage begins with an exploration of the Falkland Islands, whose untamed beauty and lush moors are certain to fascinate you, before heading to South Georgia, with its magnificent glaciers and black-sand …
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South Georgia landscape.
$13,595
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Antarctic Wildlife Adventure : Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

Falkand Islands to Ushuaia - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Observe seabirds & marine mammals
  • Explore South Georgia Island
  • Tour the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Paddle through tranquil waters
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your journey in Stanley, known as the charmingly British capital of the Falkland Islands. Saileast toward South Georgia, passing remote, seabird-covered pinnacles known as Shag Rocks on the way. Observe marine mammals like penguins, fur seals, and elephant seals on its sandy beaches. Spot an …
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$12,875
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Birding Down Under: Subantarctic and Chatham Islands

17 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Visit the best islands for birding
  • See the Albatross Latitudes
  • Marvel at diverse seabird colonies
  • Learn about nature and history
Starts/ Ends in:
Queenstown / Invercargill
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Snares, Bounty, Antipodes, Auckland, Campbell, Macquarie, and the Chatham Islands are only a few of the names. They are a delight to 'Birders.' Except for the Chathams, these islands are probably more isolated than they were when they were discovered in the late 1700s and early 1800s and …
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