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Penguins on the shores of Antarctica
$20,460
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The Great Austral Loop

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 20 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore beaches & turquoise waters
  • View alpine landscapes and glaciers
  • Discover snow-capped mountains
  • See wildlife of Falkland Islands
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
From the world's southernmost city, Ushuaia, Argentina, board the L'Austral.Your 20-day cruise beegin your journey in the Falklands, sailing through an archipelago of 200 islands, accompanied by sei whales. The shores boast white sand beaches, jagged cliffs, windswept moors, and grass …
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A polar landscape
$8,050
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage

including Deception Island - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Cruise between icebergs & fjords
  • Observe penguins, albatross & more
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and the widest 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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Kayaking in antarctica
$15,595
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Trek up snowy pathways for views
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
  • Watch glacier calve into the ocean
  • Explore bays & channels each day
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Explorer in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar expedition! Begin to cross the Drake Passage -the next time you see land you are in Antarctica! Enjoy zodiac excursions to explore bays, channels, and landing sites each day. Visit penguin rookeries and search for whales, seals, and …
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Kayak Antarctica
$23,335
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

20 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:
Arakur Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, 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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$11,275
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Antarctica All-access

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Experience the Antarctic Peninsula
  • See unforgettable wildlife
  • Cruise among icebergs
  • Stop to see historical sites
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula during a 12-day expedition aboard MS Seaventure. From majestic icebergs and stunning glaciers to incredible wildlife sightings and intriguing historical landmarks, this journey offers a celebration of Antarctica's wonders. With expert …
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Hiking to a summit with views of the glaciers below
$11,100
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Antarctica - Basecamp

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 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
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Join this adventurous 13-day expedition cruise, where Ortelius becomes your base camp for invigorating activities including hiking, snowshoeing, mountaineering, kayaking, camping, and exploring in zodiac dinghies. Experience Antarctica's otherworldly landscapes and distinctive wildlife up close …
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Gentoo penguin
$16,295
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

Buenos Aires - Ushuaia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore the white continent
  • Observe wildlife
  • Explore landscapes
  • Explore Antarctica's history
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 12-Day Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent Cruise from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia aboard Ultramarine.This trip is an adventure-filled expedition to Antarctica, starting with a transfer from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia. After exploring the port town, embark on a journey through the …
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Hiking for a stunning view of Antarctica
$10,395
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Christmas in Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore the white continent
  • See the frozen frontier of earth
  • Observe unique wildlife
  • Admire breathtaking glaciers
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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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A leopard seal peeks at us over ice
$15,600
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 19 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Experience Falkland culture
  • Observe wandering albatross
  • Spot fin whales from the ship
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Visit all the sub-Antarctic highlights in one unforgettable voyage on this 19-day expedition cruise. Land on the Falkland Islands for spectacular scenery and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins. This voyage also includes four days on South Georgia, one of the most …
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A colony of king penguins on South Georgia
$17,095
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Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctica

18 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Explore Ushuaia
  • Set foot to the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Discover abundant wildlife
  • Learn the history of the region
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 18-day expedition to the wonders of the Southern Ocean. Start the adventure in the picturesque city of Ushuaia, Argentina, and sail east to the Falkland Islands, where British traditions like tea time and iconic red phone boxes coexist with landscapes where penguins share the terrain with …
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Rockhopper penguin sighting
$14,500
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 19 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
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience a remarkable 19-day cruise on the Ortelius, exploring the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic Peninsula. Encounter diverse wildlife on Carcass and Saunders Islands, and explore Port Stanley's colonial charm. South Georgia reveals king penguins and historic whaling …
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Observe beautiful fur seals
$16,608
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In-depth Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia Expedition

23 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Watch for whales and other wildlife
  • Explore South Georgia
  • Visit Stanley, Falkland Islands
  • Sail through Drake Passage
Starts / Ends:
Chile / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 23-day expedition cruise to truly experience the wildlife and nature of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica. The Falkland Islands have a lot of undiscovered beauty and charm, from the windswept green highlands and white-sand beaches to the welcoming city Stanley. And …
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Beautiful port of Ushuaia, Argentina
$20,799
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Antarctic Discovery

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 11 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Explore Parque Yatana's culture
  • Conquer the intrepid Drake Passage
  • Encounter extraordinary wildlife
  • Set foot on the seventh continent
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on an 11-dayAntarctic Discovery roundtrip cruise from Ushuaia aboard the World Traveller. The trip includes crossing the treacherous Drake Passage, where warm and cold waters meet and attract amazing wildlife like humpback whales and hourglass dolphins.While it can be tough, sometimes the …
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Penguins on the shores of Antarctica
$11,295
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The Antarctic Peninsula and Extreme Weddell Sea

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • 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 12-day Antarctic Peninsula and Extreme Weddell Sea cruise aboard Ocean Victory roundtrip Ushuaia. Begin by exploring Patagonia or Tierra del Fuego, immersing yourself in the region's rugged beauty. Upon boarding, traverse the Beagle Channel and brave the legendary Drake Passage, where …
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Chinstrap Penguins during wildlife tour
$13,130
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Emblematic Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Marvel at the dynamic landscapes
  • Observe magnificent wildlife
  • Visit research and whaling stations
  • Learn from a team of expert guides
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Board Le Boreal for a polar expedition cruiseto the heart of the icy realm that is theAntarctic Peninsula.Experience an unforgettable12-dayvoyage and succumb to the enchantment of the breathtaking landscapes inhabited by astonishing wildlife. The Antarctic has a language unto itself. Understand the …
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