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Explore the breathtaking wonders of Antarctica on our 9-day Antarctic adventures. By flying across the Drake Passage in one direction and spending less time in the Antarctic Peninsula, these expeditions offer a fast-paced experience perfect for those seeking a quick adventure. From zodiac cruises in search of whales to the chance to spot leopard seals, each day promises new wildlife encounters and unforgettable moments. Activities like kayaking, snorkeling, and wildlife viewing await you, providing an easy active adventure for nature enthusiasts. Join us on a trip to Antarctica and witness the awe-inspiring immensity of the icy continent. To start planning your seamless journey, contact one of Adventure Life's Antarctic specialists today.
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Antarctic Explorer Express - Sail/Fly

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Fly across the Drake Passage
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Antarctic Peninsula
  • See penguins
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Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
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The 9-day Antarctic Explorer Express Cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard the Greg Mortimer is an excellent option for those seeking a quick adventure to the Antarctic Peninsula. By flying over the Drake Passage in one direction and spending less time in the area, you can experience …
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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
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Port of Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
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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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Giants of the Southern Ocean: Whale Voyage with South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • See the plentiful wildlife
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Experience shore landings and more
  • Enjoy smooth sail to Drake passage
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Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
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Join this 9-day cruise to the Giants of the Southern Ocean, roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Ocean Victory. Set sail from Ushuaia in Argentina, crossing the Drake Passage and heading towards the South Shetland Islands. With a unique X-BOW design, the ship offers a smoother sailing journey and provides …
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