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Beautiful King Penguins
$11,300
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Weddell Sea - Emperor Penguin Voyage

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Hike on Deception Island
  • Watch emperor penguins
  • Take a walk on pack ice
  • View seabirds in the Drake Passage
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 11-day Antarctic voyage, explore the areas in or between the Antarctic Sounds and James Ross Island in attempts to observe magnificent scenery and emperor penguins on their way to the open water.Scenic flights and helicopter landings on tabular icebergs and locations otherwise …
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A seal sits on snow.
$7,990
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Classic Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ushuaia
  • Sail the Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Navigate beautiful waterways
  • Visit an Antarctic station
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Arrive in Ushuaia and meet your vessel the MV Ushuaia for your 11-day polar adventure. Begin your crossing of the Drake Passage, named after Sir Frances Drake who sailed these waters in 1578. Be sure to keep your eyes open for wildlife such as sea birds, whales, and seals. Icebergs and snow-capped …
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Mirror-smooth waters in the Lemaire Channel
$8,050
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Antarctica - Discovery and Photography Voyage

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Set foot on Antarctica
  • Sail the Drake Passage
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
  • Search for whales and seals
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 12-day Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Come say hello to whales, seals, and thousands of penguins. The snowy southern islands, as well as the lush, bird-filled flora …
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Hiking to a summit with views of the glaciers below
$8,850
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Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Ortelius

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Hike, kayak, zodiac cruise, & more
  • Camp ashore on the White Continent
  • Spot whales, penguins, and more
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Join this adventurous 13-day expedition cruise, where the ship becomes your base camp for invigorating activities including snowshoeing, mountaineering, kayaking, camping, and exploring in zodiac dinghies. Experience Antarctica's other-wordly landscapes and distinctive wildlife up close and …
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Seals in Antarctica with zodiac in background
$6,650
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Admire the landscape of glaciers
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, 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 10-day cruise. This classic Antarctic route to the Antarctic Peninsula is a popular way to make the most of your polar voyage experience. Visit islands like Danco, Neko …
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Walking in the harsh terrain
$8,500
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Antarctic Peninsula – Polar Circle, Deep South Discovery

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Spot icebergs and glaciers
  • Visit a colony of gentoo penguins
  • Zodiac cruise among glaciers
  • See humpback and minke whales
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Scuba Diving, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ortelius for a 14-day south expedition to the frozen continent, a land of icy beauty and bountiful wildlife. Embark in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, cross the Antarctic Convergence, spot your first icebergs near the South Shetland Islands, and reach the glaciated Antarctic Peninsula. Have …
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Penguin jump in Antarctica
$8,050
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Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Ortelius

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Hike, kayak, zodiac cruise, & more
  • Camp ashore on the White Continent
  • Spot whales, penguins, and more
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Join this adventurous 12-day expedition cruise, where the ship becomes your base camp for invigorating activities including snowshoeing, mountaineering, kayaking, camping, and exploring in zodiac dinghies. Experience Antarctica's other-wordly landscapes and distinctive wildlife up close and …
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Kayaking in Antarctica
$6,650
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Admire the landscape of glaciers
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, 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 10-day cruise. This classic Antarctic route to the Antarctic Peninsula is a popular way to make the most of your polar voyage experience. Visit islands like Danco, Neko …
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A polar landscape
$7,550
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Polar Circle - Antarctic Peninsula

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Cross the Drake Passage
  • Meet Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Navigate through icebergs & fjords
  • Sail across the Polar Circle
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 12-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Plancius offers a unique possibility to visit the south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circle. Enjoy two days sailing across the Drake Passage and observe four species of albatrosses, and spot your first icebergs on your way to Deception Island. Sail …
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Lemaire channel reflection
$5,950
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Antarctica - Whale Watching Discovery and Learning Voyage

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Observe humpback and minke whales
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 10-day cruise. In addition, this departure is specially timed to maximize the whale watching opportunity. Voyage polar waters in search of massive and elusive whales. …
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A group of travellers sail around a penguin colony off the shores of Antarctica
$7,250
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Antarctic Peninsula - Whale Watching Voyage

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Observe humpback and minke whales
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 12-day cruise. In addition, this departure is specially timed to maximize the whale watching opportunity. Voyage polar waters in search of massive and elusive whales. …
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Incredible sunrise over the Weddell Sea
$31,550
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The Ross Sea

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 26 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail close to the South Pole
  • Explore the Ross Sea
  • View lovely landscapes
  • Discover spectacular wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Santiago / Santiago
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Partially occupied by the Ross Ice Shelf, the largest ice platform in Antarctica, this immense bay located several hundred kilometers from the South Pole, is considered as “the last ocean”, the last intact marine ecosystem and the largest marine sanctuary since 2016. Here, the cold is …
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Kayaking toward an iceberg
$18,540
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Ushuaia to Valparaiso

19 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
  • Cruise along the Chilean Fjords
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Valparaiso
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 19-day journey aboard Silver Cloud will never be forgotten. Sail the frigid waters of the Drake Passage as Amundsen and Shackleton before you, and be among the lucky few to set foot on the frozen continent of Antarctica. Nothing will be able to prepare you for icebergs taller than skyscrapers, …
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King penguins on South Georgia
$18,995
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South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari

16 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • See king penguins & elephant seals
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Watch gentoo & chinstrap penguins
  • Hike though sparkling glaciers
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this journey to the seldom-visited South Georgia Island while also setting foot on the 7th continent. As you set sail, photograph massive albatross and beautiful pintado petrels as they swoop and soar around the ship, guiding you toward South Georgia. Beaches teeming with king penguins …
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King penguins on South Georgia
$18,990
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The Weddell Sea & the South Sandwich Islands

19 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail along the Scotia Arc
  • View volcanic mountains
  • Discover table top icebergs
  • Explore the wildlife of Antarctica
Starts/ Ends in:
Santiago / Montevideo
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the way from Patagonia to the Antarctic peninsula. The volcanic archipelago at the junction of the Andes cordillera and the Antarctandes will be revealed to you in all its riches and splendor. All the wildlife of the Far South can be found there: king and gentoo penguins, elephant seals, …
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Fur seal paradise in Antarctica
$11,520
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Antarctic Expedition - Ushuaia to Ushuaia

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Climb part of Cuverville’s hill
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Silver Cloud Expedition for an 11-day adventure to the Earth's frozen frontier. Sail past sculpted icebergs and calving glaciers, and be on the lookout for some of the region’s captivating wildlife: penguins, seals, whales and seabirds. Make your way through the legendary Drake …
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Fur seal paradise in Antarctica
$13,950
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Antarctic Expedition - Ushuaia to Ushuaia

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Climb part of Cuverville’s hill
  • View the wildlife from sea
Starts/ Ends in:
Santiago / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Silver Wind for a 11-day adventure to the Earth's frozen frontier. Sail past sculpted icebergs and calving glaciers, and be on the lookout for some of the region’s captivating wildlife: penguins, seals, whales, and seabirds. Make your way through the legendary Drake Passage and …
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Penguins in Antarctica
$14,995
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent plus Cape Horn & Diego Ramirez

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Sail the Beagle Channel
  • Visit Diego Ramírez Islands
  • Search for unique polar wildlife
  • Hike along the Antarctic Peninsula
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Antarctica is an incredible destination with the power to transform those who are fortunate enough to experience it. Thisclassic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula, and on this special 13-day departure aboard the pioneering new vessel, Ultramarine, you …
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