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These photography tours visiting Drake Passage are lead by some of the world's leading wildlife, landscape, and travel photographers. Visit photogenic destinations as diverse as Drake Passage in 2022 with camera in hand. Contact one of our Drake Passage travel experts for help planning your next photography trip.
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Seal relaxing on shore
$12,395
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Spirit of Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • See penguin colonies
  • Zodiac cruise
  • Kayak or camp ashore
  • Explore Antarctic marine life
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Skiing, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Antarctic adventures are best-enjoyed midsummer when near-midnight sun powers an explosion of life along the shore and brightens the thought of camping out, alpine climbing, or extended kayaking trips. Penguin highways are busy with traffic as parents hurry to fatten chicks and waterways are alive …
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$9,050
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Antarctic - Basecamp

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Encounter humpback & minke whales
  • Hike near shore & up hilltops
  • View Adelie & gentoo penguins
  • Kayak between icebergs
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Expedition and exploration are the focus of these voyages aboard the MV Plancius. The ship becomes a basecamp for these polar voyages. “Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. "Activity modules” are offered which go …
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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:
Port of 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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$12,395
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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
  • Take a Polar Plunge
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, 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 to a summit with views of the glaciers below
$8,850
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Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp

13 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • 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
The Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways to explore and enjoy the Antarctic Region. This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, go mountaineering, and even camp out under the Southern Polar skies, all from the comfort of your floating basecamp, MV Hondius. Some …
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Gathering on the deck for stunning views in fair weather.
$28,295
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Antarctica Complete

23 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cruise by a Zodiac
  • Step ashore on the Antarctic
  • Glide on kayaking adventures
  • Watch for wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this epic journey to experience the wonders of Antarctica including crossing south of the Antarctic Circle on a 22-day adventure with Greg Mortimer. In South Georgia, photograph the staggeringly impressive jagged mountain vistas and walk through some of the world’s largest king penguin …
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Group of King Penguins
$16,195
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Wild Antarctica - Fly/Sail

14 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit fossil fields
  • Enjoy polar photography
  • Delight in watching penguins
  • Watch for orcas and humpbacks
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Awe-inspiring ice shelves that produce enormous tabular icebergs, as well as an abundance of fish and strange landscapes, make the Weddell Sea one of the most fascinating places in Antarctica. There's no better way to see both the Weddell Sea and the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula than …
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Hauling kayaks out for a paddle
$8,850
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Antarctic - Basecamp

13 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Hike, kayak, zodiac cruise, & more
  • Camp ashore on the White Continent
  • Spot whales, penguins, and more
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Craving a polar trip that gives the utmost outdoor adventure? Then the Basecamp concept is for you, offering the widest possible range of engaging activities. The 13-day Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp cruise gives you many ways to explore and enjoy the Antarctic Region. This expedition allows you to …
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Hiking to a summit with views of the glaciers below
$9,100
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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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Hiking to a summit with views of the glaciers below
$9,900
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Antarctica - Educational Basecamp

13 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • 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 and experience Antarctica's other-worldly landscapes and distinctive wildlife up close. Visit Antarctica’s remote Anvers Island and Flandres Bay, charting and making depth measurements while you explore the area in our Zodiac boats and …
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$8,400
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Antarctica - Basecamp Voyage

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Pass through the Drake Passage
  • Hike, kayak, zodiac cruise, etc
  • Observe whales, penguins, etc
  • Camping on the White Continent
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
The Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways to explore and enjoy the Antarctic Region. This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, go mountaineering, and even camp out under the Southern Polar skies, all from the comfort of your floating basecamp, the MV Hondius. No …
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Hiking to a summit with views of the glaciers below
$8,850
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Basecamp Antarctica Incl. Anvers Island and Flandres Bay

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 and experience Antarctica's other-wordly landscapes and distinctive wildlife up close. Visit Antarctica’s remote Anvers Island and Flandres Bay, charting and making depth measurements while we explore the area in our Zodiac boats and kayaks. …
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Camping in Antarctica
$10,295
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New Year in Antarctica

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 11 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:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark this 11-day expedition to spend New Year's Eve in Antarctica! Penguins, and first-landing buzz will 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. Waterways …
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Penguins overlooking the bay
$21,440
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WWF Journey to the Antarctic Circle and Giants of Antarctica

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Travel with Dr. Ari Friedlaender
  • Cross the Learn whale research tech
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
  • Enjoy unique onshore landings
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Antarctica Peninsula
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day Antarctic expedition offers an in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. Extended time in the region allows you to go beyond the Antarctic Peninsula and venture south of the Antarctic Circle, home to fantastic ice formations and wildlife. Scout icy waters and white shores for …
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Hiking for a stunning view of Antarctica
$7,775
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Best of Antarctica

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience the White Continent
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Observe unique wildlife
  • Admire breathtaking scenery
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Ocean Endeavour on an incredible 11-day polar adventure. Embark in Ushuaia at the southern tip of South America, to cruise through the infamous and often turbulent Drake Passage, the destination South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Enter into a world of ice, surrounded by …
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A whale comes up to say hello
$8,775
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WWF Giants of Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Travel with Dr Ari Friedlaender
  • Learn whale research techniques
  • Join lecture program with experts
  • Admire breathtaking scenery
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Ocean Endeavour and special guests from the World Wildlife Fund – Australia (WWF-Australia)on an incredible 11-day expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula Embark in Ushuaia at the southern tip of South America, to cruise through the infamous and often turbulent Drake Passage, …
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Antarctica Peninsula
$10,995
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Antarctica Wildlife and Photography Expedition

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Experience the White Continent
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Observe unique wildlife
  • Admire breathtaking scenery
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Polar Pioneer on an incredible 12-day Antarctic wildlife and photography expedition. Embarkin Ushuaia at the southern tip of South America, to cruise through the infamous and often turbulent Drake Passage, destination South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Enter into a world …
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Zodiac excursion in Antarctica
$8,995
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Adventures in Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Attend Antarctic presentations
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Enjoy daily off-ship excursions
  • Experience encounters with penguins
  • Stop at scientific bases
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Charting a course through the Drake Passage and along the Antarctic Peninsula, this 12-day voyage aboard MS Seaventure offers incredible opportunities to explore the striking shores of the last wild place on earth. Your cruise begins in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Visit some of the …
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