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A penguin colony hanging out on the ice.
$4,860
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Classic Antarctica

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ushuaia
  • View vast penguin rookeries
  • Explore the pristine wilderness
  • Navigate narrow passages
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the 7th Continent - Antarctica. The remarkable history of the Antarctic Peninsula provides you with remarkable excitement as you cross the Drake Passsage. Icebergs and snow-capped mountains indicate that you have reached the South Shetland Islands, a haven for …
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Icebergs at sunset
$12,995
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky Air Cruises
  • Cruise the South Shetland Islands
  • View penguins, seals, and whales
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, you are invited on this 8-day adventure to one of the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable places - Antarctica. In a little over three hours of flying from Punta Arenas to King George Island, find yourself at …
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Gentoo penguin
$16,995
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Solar Eclipse, South Georgia and Antarctica

17 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Witness the second solar eclipse
  • Enjoy your wildlife experience
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Learn from the polar experts
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Designed for eclipse chasers, this 17-day itinerary offers the rare opportunity to witness the total eclipse of the sun while also setting foot in Antarctica. Explore the rarely visited sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia. During your voyage, you will have the …
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Travelers catching a glimpse of a Minke Whale on a zodiac trip.
$15,080
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Journey to Antarctica - The White Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Encounter iconic wildlife
  • Kayak among icebergs
  • Experience the undersea Antarctic
  • See legendary landscapes & habitats
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This journey to the "White Continent" offers six days of exploration on the incomparably beautiful Antarctic Peninsula and the surrounding islands and waterways. The sights, sounds and emotions stay in your mind forever — enormous tabular icebergs, hillsides covered with thousands …
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Albatross cruising the Drake Passage to Antarctica
$14,000
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Solar Eclipse, South Georgia and Antarctica

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Observe wildlife
  • Follow the Shackleton’s route
  • Witness the Solar Eclipse
  • Explore the Port Stanley
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On Saturday, December 4, 2021, a total solar eclipse will run over the South Atlantic towards Antarctica. Ocean Victory will be in a place exactly at the center of the eclipse umbra during its voyage to South Georgia and Antarctica. The eclipse begins early in the morning east of Falkland Islands. …
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Camping in the Polar regions
$11,995
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Antarctica Solar Eclipse

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • View a rare total solar eclipse
  • Explore the Weddell Sea
  • Admire penguin colonies
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
To experience a total solar eclipse anywhere on earth is something truly spectacular. But to see the Earth’s moon conceal the sun while surrounded by the seabirds, rugged ocean and wild islands of the Antarctic is a once in a lifetime opportunity. On December 4th 2021, a total solar eclipse …
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Solar Eclipse in Antarctica
$16,995
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Solar Eclipse in Antarctica

16 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Witness a total solar eclipse
  • Glide through polar waters kayaks
  • Encounter fur seal beach masters
  • Watch Adélie penguins
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In December 2021, a full solar eclipse will occur in the Weddell Sea region, offering people the rare and historic opportunity to witness this remarkable spectacle in antarctic waters. On this unique voyage aboard Sylvia Earle, you will visit Antarctica and experience the incredible white continent …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$16,895
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Across the Antarctic Circle - Roundtrip Ushuaia

15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Take a Zodiac cruise
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Dive and snorkel in the Antarctic
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venturing below the Antarctic Circle is about more than just earning bragging rights. It is the chance to enter a different world more rarely seen, it feels more isolated and colder than further north, with great swathes of pack-ice and dreamlike icebergs. Thread through pack ice and narrow …
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Ready to take off!
$10,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Meet Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
  • View Neko Harbor´s icebergs
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Skip the four days of Drake Passage crossings and optimize your Antarctica experience by flying! A short two-hour flight takes you between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island. Once in Antarctica, the penguins, seals, and whales keep you and your camera busy, as do the massive icebergs, …
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$12,295
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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
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, 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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Ready to take off!
$11,495
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Meet Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
  • View Neko Harbor´s icebergs
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Skip the four days of Drake Passage crossings and optimize your Antarctica experience by flying! A short two-hour flight takes you between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island. Once in Antarctica, the penguins, seals, and whales keep you and your camera busy, as do the massive icebergs, …
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Ice in Antarctica
$11,495
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Cruise the South Shetland Islands
  • View penguins, seals, and whales
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, you are invited on this 8-day adventure to one of the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable places - Antarctica. In a little over three hours of flying from Punta Arenas to King George Island, find yourself at …
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Sun shining on the ice
$18,700
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Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Hike across Coffin Harbour
  • Explore the remote Falkland Islands
  • Watch for gentoo genguins
  • Sail inside Neptune’s Bellows
  • Visit Base Almirante Brown
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Irresistible for its spectacular iceberg sculptures and calving glaciers, Antarctica offers wildlife spotting opportunities like no other place on Earth. Do not miss the chance to spot black-browed albatross and rockhopper penguin colonies that abound in the Falklands. With in-depth lectures from …
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Enjoy close-up wildlife watching!
$11,900
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Antarctic Explorer

Sail-Fly - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit the Antarctic peninsula
  • Take a Zodiac cruise
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Dive and snorkel in the Antarctic
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This one-way fly cruise itinerary features the best of Antarctica and allows for more exploration, by sailing the Drake Passage one way and flying the other. Get up close with iridescent icebergs, vast colonies of Adelie and gentoo penguins, as well as islands that are alive with leopard seals …
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Incredible ice formations
$4,795
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Visit the legendary Cape Horn
  • Attend presentations and lectures
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Explore Antarctic bases & stations
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For those short on time this Antarctic Express Air Cruise optimizes your experience so you can see it all! Embark the Ocean Nova in Ushuaia and set sail for Cape Horn. Depending on the weather, be one of the few to step foot on this rarely-visited island! Begin by crossing the Drake Passage en …
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Penguin jump in Antarctica
$20,500
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Classic Antarctica - Holiday Edition

Ushuaia to Ushuaia - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular glaciers
  • Encounter abundant penguins
  • Visit the incredible mainland
  • Watch for a variety of whales
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If you have always dreamt of a white Christmas, then this is the answer. Explore the rolling moorland of the Falkland Islands and marvel at overwhelming icebergs Antarctica offers. Visit historic sites of the early explorers and the remains of impressive whaling operations as sea-lions, seals, …
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Air Cruise Flight
$4,995
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky Air Cruises
  • Step foot on famous Cape Horn
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Zodiac cruise in search of wildlife
  • Visit King George Island
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Leaving Ushuaia, this 6-day adventure brings you through the Beagle Channel and to legendary Cape Horn. Cross the mythical waters of the Drake Passage and experience a day in one of the most spectacular places on earth - Antarctica!Sail in ice-filled bays while enjoying the company of sea birds, …
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A group of penguins in the Falkland Islands
$18,395
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica - Solar Eclipse Voyage

23 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • See the Solar Eclipse from the ship
  • See multiple penguin species
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Discover the Falkland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A total solar eclipse occurs only every few years, and to witness it in Antarctica is, without doubt, a once in a lifetime opportunity. Embark on the Sea Spirit in Ushuaia, Argentina where you set sail for the rugged landscape of the Falkland Islands. Make your way to South Georgia, for incredible …
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