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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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$14,895
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Wild Antarctica - Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Be awed by the array of wildlife
  • Marvel at enormous tabular icebergs
  • Learn about volcanic islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Famed for its tremendous tabular icebergs, year-round sea ice, fascinating fossils and the pivotal role it played in Shackleton’sEnduranceexpedition, the Weddell Sea offers unsurpassed opportunities for exploration. Embark on a true Antarctic expedition as you not only explore the west …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$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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Mirrored reflection on our kayak excursion
$17,195
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Antarctic Explorer - Punta Arenas Roundtrip - Fly/Fly Cruise

Punta Arenas - Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • See the activity of a penguin city
  • Chance to spot leopard seals
  • Cruise on a Zodiac
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Early Antarctic explorers returned from their voyages to the deep south with tales of a magnificent, ice-covered land teeming with life. Experience the awe-inspiring immensity of Antarctica and immerse yourself in the unimaginable beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula, where vast glaciers tumble into …
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Ready to take off!
$12,295
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean 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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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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Stunning reflections in the Lemaire channel
$7,790
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Fly The Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Fly across the mighty Drake Passage
  • Experience the Gerlache Strait
  • Navigate the Antarctic peninsula
  • Admire unique wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Any voyage to Antarctica is an adventure, but this cruise offers a unique experience for the few. Shore landings, excursions, lectures, and Zodiac safaris are easily accommodated to help you enjoy an unrivaled expedition experience. Onboard our brand new strong, ice-classed expedition vessel,Ocean …
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Explore remote shores in your zodiacs
$14,295
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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Look for whales and seabirds
  • Enjoy daily land excursions
  • Cross the Circle and reach 66º33´ S
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy Antarctica in style – by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island in Antarctica. Skipping all the extra days at sea, enjoy only the best scenery and wildlife …
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Hiking to the summit.
$8,695
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Experience abundant wildlife
  • Explore bays & channels each day
  • Watch glaciers calve into the ocean
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Diamond in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! Cross the Drake Passage - the next time you see land is in Antarctica. Enjoy zodiac excursions to explore bays, channels, and landing sites each day. Visit penguin rookeries and search for whales, seals, and arctic seabirds. …
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A whale plays near the surface at dusk.
$5,990
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Cruise Antarctica & Fly Back

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Experience Tierra del Fuego
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Admire unique Antarctic wildlife
  • Sail the famed Drake Passage
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Departing Ushuaia in Argentina, cross the mighty Drake Passage, followed by the ever-present seabirds and whales as your ship sails toward the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Continuing southward, deep into the inlets of Antarctica, pass the famous Gerlache Strait, where 3000-ft …
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Chinstrap penguin sighting
$14,795
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Antarctic Explorer - Roundtrip Punta Arenas - Fly/Fly Cruise

12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Enjoy the peninsula
  • Experience polar diving/snorkeling
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Zodiac cruise
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fly cruise itinerary features the best of Antarcticaand allows for more exploration, by flying over the Drake Passage both directions. Get up close with iridescent icebergs, vast colonies of Adelie and gentoo penguins, as well as islands that are alive with leopard seals busy with courtship, …
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Gentoo Penguin with two babies on Sea Lion Island
$13,995
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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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Icebergs at sunset
$13,395
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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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Travelers enjoying a zodiac cruise during an Antartctic cruise
$13,595
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Wild Antarctica - Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

Punta Arenas to Ushuaia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit fossil fields
  • Capture Antarctic light
  • Delight in watching penguins
  • Watch for wildlife
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, 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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Gentoo penguin
$15,200
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica - Polar Circle

23 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • 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
This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.
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$11,790
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Journey to the Circle

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience the White Continent
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
  • Enjoy unique onshore landings
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day Antarctic expedition offers an in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. Set sail aboard the comfortable and spacious polar expedition vessel, the Ocean Endeavour, to venture south to a milestone that few have journeyed, the Antarctic Circle, latitude 66° 33’. Leaving …
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Chinstrap penguin sighting
$6,450
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South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Look for spectacular wildlife
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Antarctica Peninsula
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this classic 10-day voyage to the great white continent aboard Ocean Victory. Depart Ushuaia, Argentina, the southernmost city in the world, to cross the infamous Drake Passage to reach Antarctica. Spend two days exploring the sub-Antarctic South Shetland islands, which abound with volcanic …
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