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Explore the ethereal landscapes of King George Island, part of the South Shetland Islands in Antarctica, with 34 extraordinary tours awaiting your discovery in 2025. Here, amidst the stark beauty of ice and ocean, you will encounter an array of wildlife, from the charismatic penguins to the majestic whales that grace these southern waters. Over the course of 6 to 23 days, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities such as kayaking amidst icebergs, whale watching in pristine bays, and wildlife viewing that brings you face-to-face with the continent's diverse inhabitants. These tours offer a blend of adventure options, including fly cruises that bypass the Drake Passage, and small ship cruises that provide an intimate experience of this remote wilderness. With a starting point of $4,995, you can immerse yourself in the untouched splendor of the Antarctic, a realm where nature reigns supreme. To begin crafting your own epic narrative in the land of ice and snow, contact one of Adventure Life's Antarctic specialists for help planning your next seamless expedition.
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Icebergs at sunset
$15,995
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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
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Fly round-trip from Punta Arenas Chile over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage to the Antarctic Peninsula. 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 …
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Whale watching in Antarctica
$18,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

Roundtrip Punta Arenas - 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
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, 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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Ice in Antarctica
$11,495
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova
  • Cruise the South Shetland Islands
  • View penguins, seals, and whales
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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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$15,595
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Spirit of Antarctica

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • See penguin colonies
  • Zodiac cruise
  • Kayak or camp ashore
  • Explore Antarctic marine life
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Skiing, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience polar exploration on a traditional expedition to the white continent during this 12-day adventure cruise roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer. Traverse the famous Drake Passage, admire stunning seabirds, and approach the ice by sea, similar to the early explorers. You'll get to …
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Air Cruise Flight
$15,995
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Polar Circle Air Cruise

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova
  • Attempt to cross the Polar Circle
  • Cruise along fjords & icebergs
  • Search for polar wildlife
  • View presentations by polar guides
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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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$19,295
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Antarctic Explorer - Fly/Sail

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore Antarctic Peninsula
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Explore Antarctic wildlife
  • Fly across Drake Passage
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 13-day Antarctic Explorer Expedition Cruise on the Greg Mortimer from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia and discover the enormity of Antarctica. Witness the splendor of the Antarctic Peninsula, where colossal glaciers cascade into the ocean, towering peaks dwarf penguins, and humpback and minke …
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$19,895
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Antarctic Explorer - Fly/Sail

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • History of Antarctic explorers
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Explore Antarctica
  • Encounter penguins
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Explore the deep south on this 13-day Antarctic Explorer Expedition Cruise from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia aboard Sylvia Earle. Experience the immensity of Antarctica and immerse yourself in the unimaginable beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula, where vast glaciers tumble into the sea, penguins are …
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The wildlife was so abundant it was difficult to land.
$15,475
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Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage

Roundtrip Puerto Natales - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Skip the traditional Drake Passage
  • Explore into channels and coves
  • Experience activities
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
  • Seven days Antarctic experience
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Natales / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an Antarctic adventure on this 10-day Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage Cruise roundtrip Puerto Natales aboard National Geographic Orion. This action-packed trip offers seven days of exploration on the continent, providing the most immersive Antarctic experience yet. Skip the …
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Cruising in the zodiac looking for wildlife
$10,975
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Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage

Roundtrip Puerto Natales - 9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Skip the traditional Drake Passage
  • Explore into channels and coves
  • Experience activities
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Natales / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 9-day Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage roundtrip Puerto Natales aboard National Geographic Orionoffers an efficient way to experience the wild grandeur of the White Continent. Bypassing the traditional Drake Passage crossing, travelers take a two-hour flight to and from Antarctica, …
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Cruising in the zodiac looking for wildlife
$9,066
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Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage

Roundtrip Puerto Natales - 8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Skip the traditional Drake Passage
  • Explore into channels and coves
  • Experience activities
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Natales / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Explore the majestic beauty of Antarctica more efficiently with the 8-day Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage Cruise roundtrip to Puerto Natales. Skip the traditional Drake Passage crossing and opt for a two-hour flight to and from Antarctica, ensuring you experience all highlights without …
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Blue Eyed Shag in Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula
$18,795
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Antarctic Explorer with Chilean Fjords

Roundtrip Punta Arenas - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Experience Zodiac cruises
  • Observe marine wildlife
  • Explore bays and coves
  • Discover marine wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a 14-day travel adventure aboard the Sylvia Earle, a cruise that departs from and returns to Punta Arenas, featuring the Chilean Fjords and Antarctic Explorer. This expedition offers a chance to witness a range of wildlife in their natural habitats, such as penguin chicks, whales, …
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$18,795
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Antarctic Explorer featuring the Chilean Fjords - Fly/Sail

Roundtrip Punta Arenas - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • History of Antarctic explorers
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Explore Antarctica
  • Encounter penguins
  • Sail through the Chilean Fjords
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 21-day Antarctic Explorer featuring the Chilean Fjords Fly/Sail expedition cruise aboard Sylvia Earle.

Discover the stunning Antarctic Peninsula, where glaciers meet the sea, penguins thrive and whales feed on krill. Explore the Chilean Fjords, where mountains flank the channels, …
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Incredible ice formations
$4,995
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova
  • Visit the legendary Cape Horn
  • Attend presentations and lectures
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Explore Antarctic bases & stations
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, 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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Winter Island Zodiac cruise with Aurora Expeditions
$16,995
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Antarctica Active (All Inclusive Activities)

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cross the Drake Passage
  • Explore Antarctic wildlife
  • Explore Antarctic Peninsula
  • Attend lectures
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Skiing, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 15-day expedition to Antarctica, roundtrip Ushuaia, venturing through the Drake Passage towards the White Continent. Immerse in the natural wonders of Antarctica and enjoy experiences on the Antarctic Peninsula. Engage in Zodiac excursions, shore landings, and optional activities like …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$13,395
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Wild Antarctica featuring the Weddell Sea

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Vast tabular icebergs
  • Explore the Weddell Sea
  • Visit fossil fields
  • Capture Antarctic light
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an Antarctic expedition during this 12-day Wild Antarctica Cruise from Ushuaia aboard Sylvia Earle, as you explore the renowned Weddell Sea. Discover the region's massive flat-topped icebergs, endless sea ice, fascinating fossils, and its significance in Shackleton's Endurance …
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$14,295
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Wild Antarctica featuring the Weddell Sea

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Vast tabular icebergs
  • Explore the Weddell Sea
  • Visit fossil fields
  • Capture Antarctic light
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 12-Day Wild Antarctica Cruise Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer to explore the Weddell Sea. It is well-known for its huge flat-topped icebergs, unending sea ice, interesting fossils, and its importance in Shackleton's Endurance expedition. It presents an exceptional chance for …
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$14,695
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Spirit of Antarctica featuring the Chilean Fjords

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Polar exploration
  • Explore the Drake Passage
  • Sail the Chilean Fjords
  • Take a Polar Plunge
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a traditional 13-day expedition cruise from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia onboard the Sylvia Earle, and fully immerse yourself in the spirit of polar exploration on the highly sought-after white continent. Experience the renowned Drake Passage and witness awe-inspiring seabirds, as well as …
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A humpback whale dives beneath the Antarctic waters
$17,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise North

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Witness Antarctic wildlife
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Presentations by polar experts
  • Cruise in a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an immersive 10-day Antarctic exploration aboard the World Explorer. Expedite the trip by flying directly from Punta Arenas, granting a unique aerial perspective of the vast, untouched continent. Immerse yourself in the wonders of Antarctica via vessel, traversing the legendary Drake …
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