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Fur seals eyeing visitors to their island
$7,895
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Prime Season Antarctica

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Look for spectacular wildlife
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Take Ocean Victory on a classic, 9-day voyage to the huge white continent. Arrive in Antarctica via the legendary Drake Passage, which is located between Ushuaia, Argentina, and the world's southernmost city, Cape Horn, Chile. Learn more about South Shetland's volcanic landscapes, vast …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$13,400
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Antarctica Peninsula - Round Trip Puerto Williams

Santiago to Puerto Williams - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Climb part of Cuvervilleā€™s hill
  • Zodiac cruise to see wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Board the Silver Cloud for a 12-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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Stunning reflections in the Lemaire channel
$14,145
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In-Depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Northbound)

23 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Watch for whales and other wildlife
  • Admire the Chilean fjords
  • Experience Torres del Paine
  • See Cape Horn
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Valparaiso
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Enjoy a late Antarctic summer expedition cruise and take in the natural splendor of Chile's fjords. Expect eight days of stunning sunsets on the icescapes. This is also the best time to see whales because they are feeding on krill. Observe baby penguins changing into adult plumage. The …
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Midnight sun over the flat-topped icebergs of the Weddell Sea
$27,740
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The Emperor Penguins of Weddell Sea

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Weddell Sea
  • Explore glaciers & icebergs
  • Learn about the polar region
  • Explore wildlife in Antarctica
  • Experience polar activities
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 14-day expedition to the Weddell Sea aboard Le Commandant Charcot, a realm of pristine beauty and wildlife. Explore landscapes of glaciers and towering icebergs aboard a zodiac inflatable with expert naturalist guides. Learn from passionate specialists through onboard conferences, …
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Albatross in the arctic.
$10,500
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Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 15 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Sail to legendary Elephant Island
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Search for whales in polar waters
  • See stunning Weddell Sea
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Every Antarctic traveler experiences some of the adventures known to the historic polar explorers, but this voyage takes it to the next level. This adventurous polar expedition in the Antarctic Circle combines the exciting Weddell Sea with the amazing Antarctic Peninsula, including iconic landing …
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Jumping penguins
$10,400
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Antarctica - Beyond the Polar Circle - Marguerite Bay

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Dive the blue Antarctic waters
  • Pass through The Gullet
  • View minke and humpback whales
  • Zodiac cruise among glaciers
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on a 15-day Antarctic adventure aboard the Ortelius, venturing beyond the Polar Circle to Marguerite Bay. Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina, known as the "End of the World," your journey begins with breathtaking views of the Beagle Channel. As you traverse the Drake Passage, …
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Fur seal paradise in Antarctica
$13,100
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Antarctica Peninsula - Round Trip Puerto Williams

Santiago - Puerto Williams - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Explore Puerto Williams
  • Discover Drake Passage
  • Experience Antarctic Sound
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day adventure to the world's end aboard Silver Wind. Depart from Puerto Williams and start a scenic sail through the Beagle Channel. The cruise will take you to the heart of the White Continent, where you witness its stunning scenery and incredible wildlife.Over the next few …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$11,275
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Celebrating Antarctica

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Sail across the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Encounter unforgettable wildlife
  • Cruise among icebergs
  • Stop to see historical sites
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Citizen Science, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Celebrate the best that the Antarctic Peninsula offers on this 12-day cruise aboard MS Seaventure – from towering icebergs and impressive glaciers to unreal wildlife encounters and fascinating historical sites. Antarctica is a fascinating and ever-changing environment. This extensive …
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Touring the icy water of Antarctica on an expedition cruise
$25,740
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In the wake of Jean-Baptiste Charcot

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Charcot Island
  • Learn about Jean-Baptiste Charcot
  • Observe diverse wildlife
  • Engage with a team of experts
  • Explore Antarctica
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 15-day expedition to the Antarctic with Le Commandant Charcot. Witness the historic legacy of Jean-Baptiste Charcot, the pioneer of the first expedition to this frozen land over a century ago. Explore Charcot Island, and become one of the privileged few to witness it.

Throughout …
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A humpback whale lifts its fluke
$15,750
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 20 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Meet six species of penguin
  • Visit sites of past explorers
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Bird watch across the Drake Passage
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 20-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Hondius showcases the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula and the sub-Antarctic islands. Enjoy excursions on the Falkland Islands and South Georgia before heading across the Drake Passage to the Antarctic Peninsula. The wildlife watching during this …
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View the seal and cormorant colonies as you sail across the Beagle Channel
$30,497
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Antarctica and Patagonia: Legendary Ice and Epic Fjords (Southbound)

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia - 18 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • See Torres del Paine National Park
  • Venture through wildlife reserves
  • Navigate Chile's fjords
  • Witness Antarctica's wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Patagonia is an awe-inspiring landscape that stretches across the Andes from the Atlantic to the Pacific and down to Cape Horn. Explore it expedition-style aboard the National Geographic Resolution, an authentic expedition ship. On this 18-day voyage, you are sure to enjoy up-close encounters with …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$22,711
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Antarctica and Patagonia: Legendary Ice and Epic Fjords

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 18 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • SeekĀ iconic animals of Antarctica
  • Marvel at magnificent icebergs
  • Hike Torres del Paine National Park
  • Explore Francisco Coloane Marine
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Chile
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join National Geographic Explorer on an odyssey that combines the celebrated wonders of the southernmost realms of the planet in a single epic voyage. The Antarctic Peninsula, southern Patagonia, and the Chilean fjords are places of unimaginable beauty. Humpback whales breach and penguins gather by …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$17,399
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Crossing the Antarctic Circle

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • 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
Embark on this 13-day roundtrip exploration from Ushuaia to the Antarctic Circle on World Traveller. Look for Weddell, elephant, and crabeater seals as your Captain navigates through picturesque channels of pristine icebergs and ice floes. Cross the Antarctic Circle and become a member of the Order …
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Hauling kayaks out for a paddle
$18,999
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Crossing the Antarctic Circle

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • 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
Embark on this 13-day roundtrip exploration from Ushuaia to the Antarctic Circle on World Voyager. Look for Weddell, elephant, and crabeater seals as your Captain navigates through picturesque channels of pristine icebergs and ice floes. Cross the Antarctic Circle and become a member of the Order …
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Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
$25,740
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In the wake of Jean-Baptiste Charcot

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Charcot Island
  • Learn about Jean-Baptiste Charcot
  • Observe diverse wildlife
  • Engage with a team of experts
  • Explore Antarctica
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This itinerary includes an overnight stay in Santiago followed by a flight to Ushuaia, with transfers provided, and then a return flight to Santiago. Le Commandant Charcot, in collaboration with The Explorers Club, welcomes travelers for a 16-day Antarctic voyage. Equipped with specialized …
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$17,895
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Antarctic Explorer - Fly/Sail Expedition

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • See the activity of a penguin city
  • Chance to spot leopard seals
  • Cruise on a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Experience the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula on a 12-day journey aboard the Sylvia Earle cruise, which will take you from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas. You'll have the opportunity to witness the grandeur of Antarctica, where massive glaciers flow into the sea and towering peaks dwarf tiny …
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Marveling at all the shades of blue!
$21,499
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Crossing the Antarctic Circle

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Brave the intrepid Drake Passage
  • Witness extraordinary wildlife
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Discover Antarctica's beauty
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 13-day adventure aboard World Navigator, crossing the Antarctic Circle. Navigating the Drake Passage, witness its power and be rewarded with extraordinary wildlife encounters, like humpback whales and hourglass dolphins. As travelers approach the South Shetland Islands, the icy peaks …
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Albatross nest amid rolling hills in Falkland Islands
$32,295
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 23 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
Embark on a 23-day Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer visiting Subantarctic islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. This adventure mirrors the South Georgia, Falklands & Antarctic Odyssey, but includes additional time in the …
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