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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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A majestic view from the kayak
$9,695
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean 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 (formerly Sea Adventurer) in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar expedition! 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 …
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Whale watching in Antarctica
$13,795
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Cross the Drake in a few hours
  • Zodiac cruise in search of whales
  • Enjoy on-board lectures
  • Marvel at the Peninsula highlights
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Optimize your Antarctica experience by flying over the Drake Passage, the fastest and most direct way to the 7th Continent. Board the World Explorer in King George Island and begin your expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula, a land of snow-capped mountain peaks, beaches dotted with leopard seals …
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$14,995
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Antarctic Explorer - Punta Arenas to Ushuaia - Fly/Sail Cruise

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia - 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 / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
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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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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$26,395
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Antarctica Complete

23 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Step ashore on the Antarctic
  • See the king penguins
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Experience unparalleled adventure and discovery on your ultimate Antarctic voyage. If you want to see it all, this is the trip for you. Be transported to enthralling subantarctic islands rich with human history and unique wildlife. Then venture into the deep south of the Antarctic Peninsula, …
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$6,495
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Antarctic Small Ship Expedition

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Sail along ice-filled fjords
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
  • Search for penguins, seals & whales
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Ocean Nova Air Cruises for a 10-day journey to the 7th Continent: Antarctica. These cruises are at the beginning and end of the season, are economically priced, and recommended for travelers on a budget that want the full Antarctic experience. Depart from Ushuaia, Argentina and cross the …
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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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Stunning reflections in the Lemaire channel
$12,495
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Sail the Drake Passage
  • Visit penguin rookeries
  • Explore by Zodiacs
  • Hike pathways with panoramic views
  • Take the Polar Plunge
  • Enjoy Flightseeing tours
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This classicAntarctic explorervoyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. Conquer the famed Drake Passage in a pioneering new vessel,Ultramarine. This purpose-built vessel is designed to extend the boundaries of polar exploration and offer an unmatched Antarctic …
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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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Zodiac cruising in polar waters
$8,290
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Antarctic Whale Journey

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Admire breathtaking scenery
  • Observe unique wildlife
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Experience the White Continent
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enter the frozen wilderness of the White Continent, where you will see amazing, sculptured icebergs, thunderous calving glaciers, imposing mountain ranges and ice-strewn waters, all lie in wait. Explore on foot, by kayak, snowshoe and Zodiac. Sailing and cruising by Zodiac, scan the icy waters for …
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Lemaire channel reflection
$6,150
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Antarctica - Whale Watching Discovery and Learning Voyage

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Observe humpback and minke whales
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 10-day cruise. In addition, this departure is specially timed to maximize the whale watching opportunity. Voyage polar waters in search of massive and elusive whales. …
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King Penguins at Fortuna Bay, South Georgia
$11,990
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Antarctica & South Georgia

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Visit a variety of islands
  • Spot unique Antarctic species
  • Observe South Georgia's wildlife
  • Explore spectacular landscapes
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Stanley
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Ocean Albatros to join this spectacular 13-day expedition exploring Antarctica, South Georgia, and more. Begin your journey with a flight across the Drake Passage and plunge into exploration of the white continent and its surrounding islands. Spot massive flat-topped icebergs in the Weddell …
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Incredible Antarctic glaciers
$14,290
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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands Explorer

Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Admire the Antarctica's beauty
  • See King Penguins in South Georgia
  • Watch elephant seals
  • Visit the rugged Falkland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Puerto Madryn
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Wildlife enthusiasts and photographers alike cannot fail to be impressed by the incredible scenery and wildlife encounters on this epic 21-day voyage. Set sail aboard the magnificentOcean Endeavourto discover Antarctica, the world’s last frontier and the land of penguins and icebergs. Sail …
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Antarctic landscape
$22,395
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

21 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit Elephant Islands
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Lookout for wondrous wildlife
  • Watch for whale-sightings
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Summer comes to South Georgia’s remote, untamed landscape like a freight train. Famed for its abandoned whaling stations and Shackleton’s heroic journey, South Georgia is home to millions of fur seals and penguins, wallows of elephant seals, and nesting albatross. We arrive at the …
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