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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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Air Cruise Flight
$4,995
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky Air Cruises
  • Step foot on famous Cape Horn
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Zodiac cruise in search of wildlife
  • Visit King George Island
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Leaving Ushuaia, this 6-day adventure brings you through the Beagle Channel and to legendary Cape Horn. Cross the mythical waters of the Drake Passage and experience a day in one of the most spectacular places on earth - Antarctica!Sail in ice-filled bays while enjoying the company of sea birds, …
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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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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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Travelers catching a glimpse of a Minke Whale on a zodiac trip.
$14,940
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Journey to Antarctica - The White Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Encounter iconic wildlife
  • Kayak among icebergs
  • Experience the undersea Antarctic
  • See legendary landscapes & habitats
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This journey to the "White Continent" offers six days of exploration on the incomparably beautiful Antarctic Peninsula and the surrounding islands and waterways. The sights, sounds and emotions stay in your mind forever — enormous tabular icebergs, hillsides covered with thousands …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$16,895
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Across the Antarctic Circle - Roundtrip Ushuaia

15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Take a Zodiac cruise
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Dive and snorkel in the Antarctic
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venturing below the Antarctic Circle is about more than just earning bragging rights. It is the chance to enter a different world more rarely seen, it feels more isolated and colder than further north, with great swathes of pack-ice and dreamlike icebergs. Thread through pack ice and narrow …
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Zodiac trip to see Antarctica.
$16,495
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Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia

23 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Meet bird species of the Falklands
  • Visit Sir Shackleton´s gravesite
  • Zodiac cruise in search of wildlife
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Learn about Antarctica´s unique geology, history, and wildlife on this 23-day diverse expedition aboard the Ocean Diamond. See the incredible wildlife of South Georgia - more than 30 species of breeding birds, including four species of penguins - and explore by Zodiac the shores of the …
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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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A group of King penguins.
$14,995
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South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari

16 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore king penguin rookeries
  • Tour abandoned whaling stations
  • Enjoy on-board lectures
  • Step foot on the 7th continent
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this amazing 16-day adventure aboard Ocean Adventurer 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 seals greet …
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$12,295
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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, Skiing, 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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Hiking up high for spectacular views
$15,500
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

22 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Get a taste of Falklands history
  • See four S.Georgia penguin species
  • Discover the South Orkney Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience all the best of the sub-Antarctic highlights on this 22-day Antarctic expedition. Meet at least six penguin species, visit Port Lockroy, and pay your respects at Shackleton's grave on this polar voyage voted #1 to observe Antarctica and the South Atlantic Islands.This cruise includes …
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Icebergs reflected in Antarctica's Paradise Bay
$8,295
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Antarctic Peninsula

Classic Antarctica - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • View amazing wildlife and scenery
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Look for species on your checklist
  • Take a polar plunge
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, 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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Camping in the Polar regions
$9,495
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Explore local bays and channels
  • Scout for humpback & minke whales
  • Experience a Polar Plunge swim
  • Learn from on-board specialists
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 11-day Antarctic expedition, dramatic ice formations ignite your imagination as you search the landscape for the wildlife that calls it home. Whether it’s humpback whales alongside the ship, a leopard seal diving beneath your Zodiac, penguins sliding into crystal waters from an …
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Hiking for a stunning view of Antarctica
$9,095
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Christmas in Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Experience the White Continent
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Observe unique wildlife
  • Admire breathtaking scenery
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This once in a lifetime adventure takes you to celebrate the festive season in the ultimate white Christmas destination - Antarctica. What could be more special than spending Christmas in one of the most remote and magical regions on Earth - the hauntingly beautiful and pristine ice wilderness of …
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Fur seal paradise in Antarctica
$9,995
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New Years in Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience the White Continent
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Observe unique wildlife
  • Admire breathtaking scenery
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Toast in the New Year in one of the most spectacular places on Earth - Antarctica! Surrounded by a vast landscape of unparalleled beauty, with breath-taking vistas and untamed Antarctic wildlife - this is the ultimate way to celebrate the New Year. So why not join us as we sail aboard the Ocean …
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Leopard Seal
$8,050
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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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$10,945
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Holiday in Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Spend Christmas in the Antarctic
  • Sail across the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Admire unique wildlife
  • Visit a working research base
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The most magical way to spend the holiday season, discover the great white continent’s striking shores and endless vistas on this 13-day voyage aboard the MS Seaventure. Enjoy time exploring the abundant wildlife and rich biodiversity of the seas as you experience the last wild place on …
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Penguin jump in Antarctica
$9,100
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Antarctica Special - Discovery and Learning Voyage

13 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The seabirds of the South Shetlands, the ice formations of Antarctic Sound, the whale hotspots of Wilhelmina Bay – all of these experiences and more await you on this exploratory expedition cruise, which focuses not only on visiting Antarctica’s most iconic locations but also its most …
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