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Hiking in Antarctica is rewarded with spectacular views
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Highlights of Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Enjoy whale watching in Antarctica
  • Observe Gentoo penguins
  • Discover the Lemaire Channel
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This short expedition to Antarctica gives you five incredible days in the Antarctic Peninsula, focused on exploring the many penguin colonies, glaciers, and icebergs found there.
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A majestic view from the kayak
$16,995
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Antarctic Express: Cruise South, Fly North

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Witness Antarctic wildlife
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Presentations by polar experts
  • Cruise in a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 10-day Antarctic Express: Cruise South, Fly North Expedition Cruise aboard Ocean Explorer, experience the thrill of cruising the Drake Passage upon departure from Ushuaia, complemented by the convenience of a return flight heading north. Along the way to the northernmost point of the …
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Antarctic landscape
$17,995
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Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Sail the Drake Passage
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Set foot on the 7th Continent
  • Look for minke and humpback whales
  • Visit iconic landing sites
  • Take the Polar Plunge
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula on this 14-Day Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Ocean Explorer. Start the trip in Ushuaia, Argentina, and end in Punta Arenas, Chile. Travel through the Drake Passage before reaching the Antarctic Peninsula. The expedition is led by a …
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$12,965
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Christmas in Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Explore Antarctica on Christmas
  • Stop to see historical sites
  • Sail across the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Cruise among icebergs
  • Encounter unforgettable wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Celebrate Christmas and explore the majestic white continent, enjoying abundant wildlife encounters and the striking panoramic landscape of the Antarctic Sound, Weddell Sea, and Antarctic Peninsula. Your team ensures that the spirit onboard the ship is festive and fun, delivering an unforgettable …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$16,795
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Antarctic Express: Cruise South, Fly North

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Witness Antarctic wildlife
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Presentations by polar experts
  • Cruise in a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on the 10-day Antarctic Express: Cruise South, Fly North Expedition aboard World Explorer. Experience crossing the Drake Passage from Ushuaia, followed by the convenience of a return flight north. En route to the northernmost tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, travelers may encounter Minke and …
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Admiring Adelie penguins
$10,673
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Antarctica Direct: Sail and Fly the Drake Passage

Ushuaia - Puerto Natales - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Flight to Puerto Natales
  • Explore channels and coves
  • Engage in exciting activities
  • Experience activity options
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
On this 10-day Antarctica Direct: Sail and Fly the Drake Passage Cruise from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales aboard National Geographic Explorer, cruise through the Drake Passage outbound, then return via a 2-hour flight from Antarctica, saving time at sea. Join experts aboard the National Geographic …
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Zodiac cruise in Antarctica
$10,595
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New Year in Antarctica

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Camping experience in Antarctica
  • Enjoy feeding humpback whales
  • Sail through Lemaire Channel
  • Explore Gerlache Strait
  • Discover nesting colonies penguins
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark this 12-day expedition to spend New Year's Eve in Antarctica! Penguins, and first-landing buzz is going to help you ring in the new year. Penguin highways are congested with travel between rookeries and the shore as parents race to fatten up chicks now that summer is in full force. …
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Emperor penguins on Snow Hill Island
$24,195
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Emperor Penguin Quest: Expedition to Snow Hill

Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Enjoy exclusive wildlife viewing
  • Discover Antarctica's history
  • Visit the emperor penguin colony
  • Encounter the emperor penguins
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Elevage Buenos Aires
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on the Ultramarine for a 14-day Antarctic expedition to Snow Hill.Explore a rarely-visited rookery on this one-of-a-kind ship with twin-engine helicopters that take people to the rookery, where they can walk across the thick sea ice to get within meters of the most-wanted species of …
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A whale plays near the surface at dusk.
$12,495
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Southern Ocean Odyssey

Montevideo -Ushuaia - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Encounter diverse wildlife
  • Discover the South Shetland Islands
Starts / Ends:
Montevideo / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this unforgettable 15-day Southern Ocean Odyssey cruise from Montevideo to Ushuaia aboard Ocean Victory. Begin your journey in the vibrant city of Montevideo, nestled at the mouth of the Rio de la Plata. Cross the infamous Drake Passage southbound, braving its challenging conditions while …
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A group of penguins in the Falkland Islands
$18,095
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Epic Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctica

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 19 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
  • Look for spectacular wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 19-day cruise aboard Ocean Albatros, starting in Ushuaia, and venturing through the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica. Discover the British heritage of Port Stanley and witness diverse wildlife in remote outer islands like West Point and Carcass.

Proceed to South Georgia, a …
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A whale plays near the surface at dusk.
$17,999
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Drake Fly & Sail

Ushuaia - King George Island - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Navigate the intrepid Drake Passage
  • Sea Kayaking excursion
  • Encounter Gentoo penguins
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 10-day Drake Fly & Sail Cruise from Ushuaia to King George Island aboard the World Voyager, begin the Antarctic adventure by navigating the Drake Passage, claiming the feat while maximizing exploration time on the Seventh Continent.

Glide between ice floes on a sea kayaking excursion …
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Beautiful port of Ushuaia, Argentina
$14,399
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Antarctic Discovery

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 11 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Navigate the intrepid Drake Passage
  • Discover Beak Island and more
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • See Deception Island's
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Sail on this 11-day Antarctic Discovery exploration cruise from Ushuaia and back aboard World Navigator. As you cross the famous Drake Passage, keep an eye out for hourglass dolphins. Then, explore the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula with daily landings and complimentary zodiac …
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Small iceberg chunks surrounding the prow of the ship
$17,399
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Explorer's Antarctic Holiday

11 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Experience South Shetland Islands
  • Explore Ushuaia
  • Discover the Drake Passage
  • Explore Antarctica
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day expedition cruise, roundtrip Ushuaia aboard the World Traveller. After two days of crossing the challenging Drake Passage, a breathtaking spectacle unfolds before you—towering icebergs and vast glaciers. The sheer magnitude of this raw natural beauty instills a profound …
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Crabeater seal
$10,500
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Antarctica - Beyond the Polar Circle - Wilkins Ice Shelf - Aurora Australis

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Explore the Polar Circle
  • Observe wildlife
  • Witness Aurora Australis
  • Travel Antarctic Circle
  • Adrien de Gerlache's Expedition
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 16-day Antarctica expedition cruise roundtrip Ushuaia aboard MV Ortelius follows Adrien de Gerlache's Belgian Antarctic Expedition aboard the Belgica, exploring the rarely visited Bellingshausen Sea, Marguerite Bay, and Alexander Island beyond the Antarctic Circle. You'll observe …
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King Penguins Face Off
$28,595
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula

Ushuaia - Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore the Falkland Islands
  • South Georgia's king penguin
  • Go on Zodiac-cruises
  • Observe spectacular wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience a 21-day expedition cruise roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer, combining the Falkland Islands with the stunning scenery and wildlife of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. The Falklands offer a wealth of history, landscapes, and bird-watching opportunities. However, nothing …
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Elephant Seal Pups in South Georgia
$24,295
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Falkland Islands
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Watch elephant seals battle
  • Observe spectacular wildlife
  • Penguins in Antarctic Peninsula
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 21-day expedition cruise roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Sylvia Earle, combine the Falkland Islands with the scenery and wildlife of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula for a truly unforgettable trip. The Falklands offer rich history, landscapes, and bird-watching opportunities. Even though …
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A large penguin colony
$15,555
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Crossing the Circle

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Cross the Antarctic Convergence
  • View icebergs, seabirds, and whales
  • Board Zodiacs for shore excursions
  • Travel to 66º33´S
  • Visit Peninsula's bays and channels
  • Explore scientific bases
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a comfortable 14-day journey aboard the Seaventure, navigating through the Drake Passage and along the Antarctic Peninsula to cross the Antarctic Circle. As you venture southward, expect to encounter increasing amounts of sea ice, along with remarkable wildlife and breathtaking …
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Spreading its wings to take flight.
$19,999
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Antarctic New Year

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 11 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Encounter humpback whales
  • Visit iconic sites like Beak Island
  • Discover the Drake Passage
  • Explore Antarctica
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day cruise in Ushuaia, where the Andes meet the Beagle Channel. Board the World Navigator and sail for Antarctica, crossing the challenging Drake Passage. As you brave the waters, witness the awe-inspiring power of nature and encounter humpback whales and hourglass dolphins. …
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