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Departing from the southernmost tip of the inhabited world in South America, your expedition cruise of Antarctica takes you through the legendary Drake Passage, home to impressive wildlife and flourishing colonies of seabirds and the notoriously cute penguins. These extended itineraries are well suited to active travelers hoping for a unique way to see one of the least-visited parts of the planet - the famed White Continent of Antarctica. Kayaking among icebergs, birdwatching, and hiking across glaciers are just a few of the few adventures that await you on your Antarctic exploration. Learn more about the Drake Passage and start planning your cruise today by talking with our Antarctica travel experts
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Journey to Antarctica - The White ContinentSavings$1508012Dec 9, 2021This 12-day classic Antarctica cruise delivers huge tabular icebergs, sculptural bergs floating in pools of turquoise blue melt water, mountains …
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Antarctic Expedition - Punta Arenas to Punta ArenasSavings$1250011Dec 11, 2021Fully experience the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland islands with a complimentary program of unique, small-group shore experiences, led by a …
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Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & BeyondSavings$5299034Dec 29, 2022Explore the Antarctic in style aboard the next-generation expedition ship National Geographic Endurance—an incomparable 34-day experience and …
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Emblematic AntarcticaSavings$998011Jan 13, 2022Marvel at the impressive ice fields and cross the legendary Drake Passage on this extraordinary 11-day cruise aboard L'Austral. Sail from Ushuaia to …
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Classic Antarctica - Holiday EditionSavings$2050016Dec 21, 2021Spend a holiday to remember aboard the glamorous Silver Cloud. Sail to Antarctica on a classic cruise admiring the wonders of one of the most desired …
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Antarctic ExpeditionSavings$1860013Feb 8, 2022This 13-day expedition leads you to one discovery after another. Fully experience the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland islands with a …
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Emblematic AntarcticaSavings$1079012Jan 9, 2022Join Le Boreal for a 12-day voyage to the Heart of the Antarctic Peninsula. Sail from Ushuaia to an enchanting polar desert, a final frontier where …
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Christmas and New Year in Southern LandsSavings$2094018Dec 18, 2021On this 18-day expedition cruise aboard L'Austral, celebrate Christmas and the New Year by exploring the world's southernmost territories. The …
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Classic Antarctica - Holiday Edition 2021Savings$3140019Dec 22, 2021Sail to Antarctica on a classic holiday cruise, admiring the wonders of one of the most desired destinations in the world! Explore the Antarctic …
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The Great AdventureSavings$1121017Mar 2, 2022Cruise the Southern Ocean aboard the luxurious L'Austral to explore the unique regions of South Georgia, the Falkland Islands, and the Antarctic …
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10 Best Drake Passage Luxury Small Ship Cruises for 2022-2023

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Antarctic Explorer - Sail/Fly Expedition$1529511Jan 18, 2023Enjoy 11 days aboard the Sylvia Earle and explore the vast white continent of Antarctica. Get a chance to spot seals and penguins on their natural …
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Spirit of Antarctica$1239512Nov 7, 2022Visit historic sites and step onto the most spectacular continent on Earth on this 12-day adventure cruise aboard the Greg Mortimer. Explore all the …
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Celebrating Antarctica$1122513Dec 29, 2022Explore the Antarctic Peninsula from the comfort of the Island Sky and experience close encounters with the abundant wildlife which call this frozen …
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Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Plancius$905012Jan 3, 2023Embark on the MV Plancius for this active small ship cruise of Antarctica. Anchor at stunning spots to maximize time exploring Antarctica by foot, …
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Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia$2999523Jan 21, 2022From the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) to South Georgia to the Antarctic Peninsula, you will have countless unforgettable moments on this …
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica via Ushuaia 2022-2023$1970521Dec 27, 2022Board MS Seaventure in Ushuaia, Argentina, cruise through the Beagle Channel on your way to the Falkland Islands, then on to South Georgia, and …
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent$1079511Nov 19, 2022On this 11-day adventure to the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula you'll cruise through sea ice, witness penguins building their …
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Emblematic Antarctica$1024012Dec 8, 2021Join L'Austral for this 12-day polar expedition cruise to the heart of the Antarctic Peninsula. Embark on an unforgettable voyage and succumb to the …
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Antarctic Small Ship Expedition$599511Mar 14, 2022Embark on this 11-day Antarctic cruise aboard Magellan Explorer. Sail the Beagle Channel from Ushuaia and across the infamous Drake Passage to the …
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage$840011Jan 11, 2023Board the MV Janssonius expedition ship on an amazing 11-day cruise to Antarctica exploring vast expanses of the South Sea spotting icebergs and …
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10 Extended Small Ship Cruises of the Drake Passage for 2022-2023

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia$2999523Jan 21, 2022From the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) to South Georgia to the Antarctic Peninsula, you will have countless unforgettable moments on this …
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica via Ushuaia 2022-2023$1970521Dec 27, 2022Board MS Seaventure in Ushuaia, Argentina, cruise through the Beagle Channel on your way to the Falkland Islands, then on to South Georgia, and …
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Ross Sea Antarctic Odyssey$2845033Jan 14, 2023Beginning in Ushuaia, Argentina embark on this epic 33-day expedition cruise of Antarctica aboard the Ortelius. Cruise across the Drake Passage, …
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Antarctica Complete$2639523Mar 13, 2023Explore Antarctica along with South Georgia and the Falkland - Malvinas islands on this 23-day adventure cruise aboard the Sylvia Earle. Enjoy the …
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Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond$5299034Dec 29, 2022Explore the Antarctic in style aboard the next-generation expedition ship National Geographic Endurance—an incomparable 34-day experience and …
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Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings$2299520Dec 21, 2022Join a truly epic adventure through the remote Falkland Islands, the paradisaical South Georgia, and the extraordinary landscapes of the Antarctic …
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Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings$1739520Nov 14, 2022From Ushuaia, Argentina enjoy a true polar expedition to the northernmost tip of Antarctica on this round trip 20-day small ship cruise aboard the …
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula$1535020Feb 1, 2023This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula 20-day cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The rugged landscapes create an …
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Celebrating Shackleton: Journey from Antarctica to South Georgia$2999520Dec 22, 2021Celebrate the life of Sir Ernest Shackleton, whose passing in South Georgia on January 5, 1922, marked the end of the Heroic Age of Antarctic …
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Antarctica Complete$2279523Mar 14, 2022Embark on a 22-day unique experience, where you'll visit Antarctica and cross south of the Antarctic Circle while aboard the Greg Mortimer. Expect a …
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