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Antarctica is the epitome of adventure and discovery, and what better way to explore this pristine wilderness than through whale watching on one of Adventure Life's thrilling tours. The South Orkney Islands and Elephant Island offer an unrivaled opportunity to witness the majesty of these gentle giants in their natural habitat. Over the course of these tours, you will have the chance to marvel at the astonishing landscapes and wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula, from the comfort of a small ship. With the possibility to embark on exciting activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and wildlife viewing, this is a journey that promises a truly once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the unparalleled beauty of the world's most remote continent and the mesmerizing marine life it offers. To begin planning your unforgettable journey, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help creating your next seamless trip. here.
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$22,595
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In Shackleton's Footsteps

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 20 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore the Iceberg Alley
  • Explore Shackleton's expedition
  • Discover King penguins
  • Explore Fortuna Bay and Stromness
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 20-day In Shackleton's Footsteps Expedition Cruise Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer, start your exploration from the top of the Peninsula and venture into the Weddell Sea to reach Elephant Island, where Sir Ernest Shackleton's crew lived for several months. Finally, you will …
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1800's whaling station
$28,895
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 20 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Discover South Georgia's wildlife
  • Discover Antarctica
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
  • Discover seals
  • Explore Falklands-Malvinas
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore South Georgia and Antarctic Odyssey on this 20-day expedition cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard Sylvia Earle. On this journey, you'll experience the finest aspects of the Antarctic Peninsula and the captivating wildlife sanctuary of South Georgia. You'll have the chance to …
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King Penguins at Fortuna Bay, South Georgia
$26,795
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Falklands-Malvinas
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Lookout for wondrous wildlife
  • Watch for whale-sightings
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this21-Day South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey Expedition Cruise Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Sylvia Earle, explore thehighlights of both the Antarctic Peninsula and the captivating wildlife sanctuary of South Georgia. Explore the historical Falklands-Malvinas islands and be amazed by the …
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Antarctic landscape
$26,095
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore South Georgia
  • Discover South Georgia's wildlife
  • Explore Antarctic Peninsula
  • Look out for views and sceneries
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the best of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula on this 21-Day South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer. Summer comes to South Georgia’s remote, untamed landscape like a freight train. Famed for its abandoned whaling stations and …
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Landscape during Antarctica tour
$16,650
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South Georgia and Antarctica - Round Trip Puerto Williams

Santiago to Puerto Williams - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
  • Follow the history of Shackleton
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud's 17-day Antarctic expedition that begins and ends in Puerto Williams. This all-encompassing journey is an explorer’s dream. Starting with three days at sea, touch terra firma in South Georgia, and see how the animals are in charge and humans come a distant second. After …
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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:
Relaxed
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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Colony of black-browed albratross on the Falklands
$9,990
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Classic Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica

22 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ushuaia
  • Visit the Western Falkland Islands
  • Search for wildlife and seabirds
  • Explore the Eastern Falklands
  • Discover icy South Georgia
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this amazing 22-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Ushuaia to the Falkland Islands (Malvinas), South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands. Throughout the voyage, watch for wildlife such as rockhopper penguins, elephant seals, black-browed albatrosses and many more!
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A group of penguins in the Falkland Islands
$16,700
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica - Polar Circle

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 23 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Bird watch a multitude of seabirds
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • See Commerson’s Dolphins
  • Visit whaling and sealing station
Starts / Ends:
Tierra del Fuego National Park / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board MV Hondius on a23-day sailing adventure andexplore Antarctica, passing from the Falkland Island to Polar Circle. Experience some of the most dramatic landscapes on earth and enjoy close encounters with Gentoo and Adélie penguins, brown skuas, leopard seals, along with humpback and …
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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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Pair of King penguins on an Antarctica cruise
$17,650
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Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica - Round Trip Puerto Williams

Santiago to Puerto Williams - 20 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
  • Follow the history of Shackleton
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud's 20-day expedition begins and ends at the Puerto Williams. This expedition includes a visit to breathtaking South Georgia where you will find huge King Penguin colonies, itSpots whaling history and Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. If you think …
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