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South Shetland Islands Cruises February 2025

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Join us on a journey of a lifetime to the remote and pristine South Shetland Islands in Antarctica in February 2025. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes, abundant wildlife, and rich history of this remarkable destination on our 10 carefully crafted cruises. Over 8 to 13 days, you will have the opportunity to explore the vast diversity of the South Shetland Islands, from the rugged coastlines to the towering glaciers. Witness the awe-inspiring presence of penguins, seals, and whales in their natural habitat. Experience the thrill of kayaking alongside icebergs, or take a dip in the freezing polar waters. With prices starting at $8,138, this adventure is perfect for those seeking an active and immersive experience in one of the world's most remote and untouched regions. Don't miss the chance to explore the wonders of the South Shetland Islands and contact us to start planning your unforgettable journey to Antarctica.
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$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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Ice in Antarctica
$13,595
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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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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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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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Mirror-smooth waters in the Lemaire Channel
$22,400
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King George Island to King George Island

Antarctica Bridge - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Endeavour
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Fly straight to Antarctica
  • Discover King George Island
  • Observe Adelie Penguins
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Discover the wonders of Antarctica without the ordeal of crossing the legendary rough seas of the Drake Passage. Fly to King George Island, where the Silver Endeavour awaits to bring you to the white continent's stunning shores. Here, spend your days with expert guides who bring a new depth of …
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$13,595
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Antarctic Explorer Express - Sail/Fly

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Fly across the Drake Passage
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Antarctic Peninsula
  • See penguins
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
The 9-day Antarctic Explorer Express Cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard the Greg Mortimer is an excellent option for those seeking a quick adventure to the Antarctic Peninsula. By flying over the Drake Passage in one direction and spending less time in the area, you can experience …
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$17,195
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Antarctic Explorer - Sail/Fly

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Fly across the Drake Passage
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Witness extraordinary wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Set sail on this 12-day Antarctic Explorer Express cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard Sylvia Earle. Experience the awe-inspiring immensity of Antarctica and immerse yourself in the unimaginable beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula, where vast glaciers tumble into the sea, penguins are dwarfed …
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Admiring Adelie penguins
$12,071
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Antarctica Direct: Sail and Fly the Drake Passage

Ushuaia - Puerto Natales - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Flight to Puerto Natales
  • Explore channels and coves
  • Engage in exciting activities
  • Experience activity options
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
On this 10-day Antarctica Direct: Sail and Fly the Drake Passage Cruise from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales aboard National Geographic Explorer, cruise through the Drake Passage outbound, then return via a 2-hour flight from Antarctica, saving time at sea. Join experts aboard the National Geographic …
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Kayak in Antarctica
$16,195
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Across the Antarctic Circle - Sail/Fly

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Explore wildlife
  • Zodiac cruises
  • Explore the unexplored
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Visit below the Antarctic Circle on this13-day Across the Antarctic Circle - Sail/Fly Expedition from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard Greg Mortimer.It's an opportunity to explore a different and seldom-seen world. The region feels more isolated and colder than areas located further north, with …
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