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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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Travelers catching a glimpse of a Minke Whale on a zodiac trip.
$14,940
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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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Icebergs at sunset
$12,995
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Magellan Explorer
  • 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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Air Cruise Flight
$15,495
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Polar Circle Air Cruise

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Attempt to cross the Polar Circle
  • Cruise along fjords & icebergs
  • Search for polar wildlife
  • View presentations by polar guides
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Bypass the Drake Passage by flying directly to the South Shetland Islands. Exit the airplane to a world unlike any other on earth; ice-filled fjords, pengiun rookeries, and great expanses of ice await. Sail as far south as possible in an attempt to reach the Polar Circle. Flexibility is key to a …
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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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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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Penguins cruising the ice
$15,995
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Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the Falkland Islands
  • Meet three species of penguins
  • Watch for whales and seals
  • Kayak or swim in Antarctic waters
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise across a wild, isolated, and extreme world and enjoy the rich diversity and contrasts that make the Antarctic so captivating and unique. Enjoy a truly epic adventure through the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, South Shetland Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula on this 20-day remarkable …
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A majestic view from the kayak
$8,495
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Trek up snowy pathways for views
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
  • Watch glacier calve into the ocean
  • Explore bays & channels each day
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer) in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! 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 …
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Leopard Seal
$8,050
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and largest 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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A seal sits on snow.
$6,370
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Classic Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ushuaia
  • Sail the Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Navigate beautiful waterways
  • Visit an Antarctic station
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Arrive in Ushuaia and meet your vessel the MV Ushuaia for your 11-day polar adventure. Begin your crossing of the Drake Passage, named after Sir Frances Drake who sailed these waters in 1578. Be sure to keep your eyes open for wildlife such as sea birds, whales, and seals. Icebergs and snow-capped …
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Lemaire channel reflection
$7,300
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Classic Antarctica: Including Deception Island

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Cruise between icebergs & fjords
  • Observe penguins, albatross & more
  • Enjoy trips ashore each day
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin this 11-day Antarctic adventure in Ushuaia, Argentina aboard the MV Plancius. Cross the infamous Drake Passage and head towards the Antarctic Peninsula. Search for wildlife such as albatross, penguins, whales and seals while sailing through the Antarctic waters and amongst icebergs. Keep an …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$13,300
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Antarctic Expedition - Ushuaia to Ushuaia

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Climb part of Cuverville’s hill
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Silver Wind for a 12-day adventure to the Earth's frozen frontier. Sail past sculpted icebergs and calving glaciers, and be on the lookout for some of the region’s captivating wildlife: penguins, seals, whales, and seabirds. Make your way through the legendary Drake Passage and …
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Seal relaxing on the shore
$18,546
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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

11 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Visit a beach dotted with penguins
  • Kayak along icebergs and glaciers
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Fly from Punta Arenas to King George Island, the fastest and most direct way to Antarctica. Board the World Explorer and set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula and the Antarctic Circle. Reach reach 66º33´ S and feel the pride in knowing you have made it to a part of the world visited by …
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Gentoo Penguin with two babies on Sea Lion Island
$12,596
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Antarctica, Falkland Islands, & South Georgia - Ushuaia to Buenos Aires

23 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Join this ultimate wildlife cruise
  • Discover incomparable landscapes
  • Visit Shackleton's resting place
  • Explore Stanley, Falkland Islands
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Sea Spirit for an extended Antarctic cruise that includes the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. This voyage provides an opportunity to explore the untold beauty of one of the most remote parts of the world. Starting in Buenos Aires, this Antarctica cruise takes you around the most …
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A group of penguins in the Falkland Islands
$15,200
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica - Polar Circle

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 in:
Tierra del Fuego National Park / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, 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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Penguin sighting in Antarctica
$11,800
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Wild Antarctica Express

Fly-Fly Cruise - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Vast tabular icebergs
  • Retrace route
  • Visit fossil fields
  • Capture Antarctic light
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Welcome to the ice factory! Thanks to vast ice shelves that calve monstrous tabular icebergs, waters rich in krill and otherworldly landscapes, the Weddell Sea is one of Antarctica's most unique regions. Our new expedition ship,Greg Mortimer,is ice-strengthened to take you comfortably between …
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