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A penguin colony hanging out on the ice.
$4,860
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Classic Antarctica

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ushuaia
  • View vast penguin rookeries
  • Explore the pristine wilderness
  • Navigate narrow passages
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the 7th Continent - Antarctica. The remarkable history of the Antarctic Peninsula provides you with remarkable excitement as you cross the Drake Passsage. Icebergs and snow-capped mountains indicate that you have reached the South Shetland Islands, a haven for …
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Gentoo penguin
$16,995
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Solar Eclipse, South Georgia and Antarctica

17 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Witness the second solar eclipse
  • Enjoy your wildlife experience
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Learn from the polar experts
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Designed for eclipse chasers, this 17-day itinerary offers the rare opportunity to witness the total eclipse of the sun while also setting foot in Antarctica. Explore the rarely visited sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia. During your voyage, you will have the …
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The sun sets over polar mountains
$13,200
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

19 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Hike along Carcass Island's shore
  • See multitudes of southern seabirds
  • Visit Shackleton's grave site
  • Enjoy wonderful glacier views
  • Zodiac cruise among giant icebergs
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit all the sub-Antarctic highlights on this 19-day voyage aboard the M/V Plancius, with spectacular landing sites on the Falkland Islands and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins. This voyage also includes four days on beautiful South Georgia. Be prepared for tens of …
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$13,315
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Spirit of Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Hone your photography skills
  • Search for orcas and whales
  • Observe penguin colonies
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embrace the spirit of polar exploration on this classic expedition to the coveted white continent. Sail across the famed Drake Passage, admiring spectacular seabirds and approaching the ice as the explorers of old did: by sea. With a chance to Zodiac-cruise through pack ice, set foot on the …
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$9,050
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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, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, 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 basecamp 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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Solar Eclipse in Antarctica
$26,300
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Solar Eclipse in Antarctica & South Georgia

Ushuaia Rountrip - 22 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Witness a total solar eclipse
  • Encounter largest king penguin
  • Encounter fur seal beach masters
  • Watch Adélie penguins
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In December 2021, a full solar eclipse will occur in the Weddell Sea region, offering people the rare and historic opportunity to witness this remarkable spectacle in antarctic waters. On this unique voyage aboard Sylvia Earle, you will visit Antarctica and experience the incredible white continent …
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Exploring Ushuaia
$14,000
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Solar Eclipse, South Georgia and Antarctica

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Observe wildlife
  • Follow the Shackleton’s route
  • Witness the Solar Eclipse
  • Explore the Port Stanley
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On Saturday, December 4, 2021, a total solar eclipse will run over the South Atlantic towards Antarctica. Ocean Victory will be in a place exactly at the center of the eclipse umbra during its voyage to South Georgia and Antarctica. The eclipse begins early in the morning east of Falkland Islands. …
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Lemaire channel reflection
$7,300
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Classic Antarctica: Including Deception Island

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, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin this 11-day Antarctic adventure in Ushuaia, Argentina aboard 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. Keep an …
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Sun shining on the ice
$18,700
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Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Hike across Coffin Harbour
  • Explore the remote Falkland Islands
  • Watch for gentoo genguins
  • Sail inside Neptune’s Bellows
  • Visit Base Almirante Brown
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Irresistible for its spectacular iceberg sculptures and calving glaciers, Antarctica offers wildlife spotting opportunities like no other place on Earth. Do not miss the chance to spot black-browed albatross and rockhopper penguin colonies that abound in the Falklands. With in-depth lectures from …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$14,016
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Exploration of Antarctica, Patagonia, and Chilean Fjords

18 Day Itinerary aboard MS Roald Amundsen
  • Explore Antarctica and Patagonia
  • Sail into the Chilean fjords
  • Hike across Antarctica
  • Visit Torres del Paine National Par
Starts/ Ends in:
Santiago / Santiago
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This expedition cruise takes you to the untouched wilderness of Antarctica and the beautiful fjords of Chile. Join this 18-day fantastic adventure to explore the great white continent with ice-cruising, landings, and other exciting activities, followed by a voyage of discovery to the remote and …
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Incredible ice formations
$4,795
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Visit the legendary Cape Horn
  • Attend presentations and lectures
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Explore Antarctic bases & stations
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For those short on time this Antarctic Express Air Cruise optimizes your experience so you can see it all! Embark the Ocean Nova in Ushuaia and set sail for Cape Horn. Depending on the weather, be one of the few to step foot on this rarely-visited island! Begin by crossing the Drake Passage en …
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Hiking in Antarctica is rewarded with spectacular views
$49,990
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Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond

34 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Discpver four different regions
  • Encounter the big tabular icebergs
  • Explore New Zealand & Australia
  • Kayak in pristine bays
  • Observe abundant wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Auckland
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This extraordinary new voyage is like a blockbuster film—the star is the seventh continent. And the co-stars are the big ice of remote West Antarctica, where we are sure to set foot on ice where no other humans ever have; the prolific wildlife and impressive ice shelf of the Ross Sea region; …
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$19,705
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica via Ushuaia

21 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Explore Stanley, East Falkland
  • Cruise scenic bays and channels
  • See Grytviken Whaling Station
  • View bird colonies and seal wallows
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands/Malvinas and South Georgia are home to some of the most unique and abundant wildlife on earth. With beaches covered in fur seals, elephant seals, and hundreds of thousands of penguins, it’s one of the most jaw-dropping nature scenes you will ever experience. …
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Camping in the Polar regions
$11,995
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Antarctica Solar Eclipse

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • View a rare total solar eclipse
  • Explore the Weddell Sea
  • Admire penguin colonies
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
To experience a total solar eclipse anywhere on earth is something truly spectacular. But to see the Earth’s moon conceal the sun while surrounded by the seabirds, rugged ocean and wild islands of the Antarctic is a once in a lifetime opportunity. On December 4th 2021, a total solar eclipse …
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King penguins on South Georgia
$20,460
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Expedition to Southern Lands

Montevideo to Ushuaia - 19 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover the South Orkney Islands
  • View green plains in South Georgia
  • Explore icebergs and glaciers
  • Photograph Antarctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Montevideo / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Chart a course for South Georgia, its impressive glaciers and its black-sand beaches where imposing colonies of king penguins have taken up residence. Then make your way to the South Orkney Islands and finally sail to the White Continent. The realm of the unexpected, this extreme environment where …
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Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote polar regions
$15,995
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South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari

16 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Explore king penguin rookeries
  • Tour abandoned whaling stations
  • Enjoy on-board lectures
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Be a part of this incredible 16-day adventure aboard World Explorer as it takes you to a roundtrip voyage from Ushuaia. At sea, photograph massive albatross and pintado petrel as they swoop and soararound the ship, guiding you toward South Georgia. Beaches teeming with king penguins andelephant …
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Sea kayaking in Antarctica
$11,995
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Enjoy Argentinean wines
  • Search for southern seal species
  • Trek up snowy pathways
  • Experience abundant wildlife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the spacious and comfortable World Explorer and experience a perfect adventure for first-time visitors to Antarctica.Spend 12 days exploring the wilderness of the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula, Zodiac cruise through sea ice, witness penguins building their nests, and …
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Leopard Seal
$7,650
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and largest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 11-day cruise. Visit the volcanic islands of the South Shetlands and explore the wide variety of flora and fauna in South Shetland.This classic route to the Antarctic …
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