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Select one of these 10 highly-recommended 13-day South Shetland Islands tours. Explore worry-free with your bilingual guide on a small group or private South Shetland Islands tour where you will enjoy cruises, wildlife viewing, whale watching, wildlife & safari exploration, and adventure options during the day and stay in hotels with decidedly local flavor at night. Our 13-day South Shetland Islands trips and vacation packages range from $9,995 to $66,300. Contact one of Adventure Life's South Shetland Islands travel specialists for help planning every detail of your dream trip. 
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Jumping penguins
$9,995
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Celebrating Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Sail across the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Encounter unforgettable wildlife
  • Cruise among icebergs
  • Stop to see historical sites
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the best that the Antarctic Peninsula has to offer on this 13-day voyage aboard MS Seaventure – from towering icebergs and impressive glaciers to unreal wildlife encounters and fascinating historical sites. Antarctica is a fascinating and ever-changing environment. Our extensive …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$15,395
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Across the Antarctic Circle

13 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • See leopard and crabeater seals
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Dive and snorkel in the Antarctic
  • Capture wildlife activity
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venturing below the Antarctic Circle is about more than just earning bragging rights. It is the chance to enter a different world more rarely seen, it feels more isolated and colder than further north, with great swathes of pack-ice and dreamlike icebergs. Thread through pack ice and narrow …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$15,395
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Across the Antarctic Circle

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Take a Zodiac cruise
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Dive and snorkel in the Antarctic
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venturing below the Antarctic Circle is about more than just earning bragging rights. It is the chance to enter a different world more rarely seen, it feels more isolated and colder than further north, with great swathes of pack-ice and dreamlike icebergs. Thread through pack ice and narrow …
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Jumping penguins
$11,225
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Holidays In Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Celebrate holidays in Antarctica
  • Spot Antarctica's unique wildlife
  • Explore historic & scientific sites
  • Cross the Drake Passage
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The most magical way to spend the holiday season, discover the great white continent’s striking shores and endless vistas. Enjoy time exploring the abundant wildlife and rich biodiversity of the seas as you experience the last wild place on earth. Explore the Antarctic Peninsula from the …
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Dozens of Adelie Penguins gather on an ice flow in the seawater near Brown Bluff on the Antarctica Peninsula.
$12,175
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Weddell Sea & Antarctic Peninsula

13 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Witness unique Antarctic wildlife
  • Admire Antarctica's icy landscape
  • Explore Gerlache Strait
  • Discover South Shetland Islands
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 13-day Antarctic voyage aboard the boutique expedition ship Vega is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness magnificent landscapes and fascinating wildlife. This trip takes you directly to the icy Antarctic Peninsula via the infamous Drake Passage, where you may explore the Gerlache Strait …
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$10,945
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Christmas in Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Explore Antarctica on Christmas
  • Stop to see historical sites
  • Sail across the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Cruise among icebergs
  • Encounter unforgettable wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the Christmas season and explore the majestic white continent, enjoying abundant wildlife encounters and the striking panoramic landscape of the Antarctic Sound, Weddell Sea and Antarctic Peninsula. Your team ensures that the spirit onboard the ship is festive and fun, delivering an …
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Crabeater seal
$18,330
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The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf

Ushuaia - Ushuaia - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail into the Weddell Sea
  • Lectures with naturalist-guides
  • View unique Antarctic wildlife
  • Experience a vast, icy landscape
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Santiago
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
As you advance across this immense polar expanse, you will enter aninfinite ice desert, a world of silence where there is nothing but calm and serenity. To the northwest of theWeddell Sea, stretching along the eastern coast of theAntarctic Peninsulastands an imposing ice shelf known as theLarsen …
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Fur seal paradise in Antarctica
$13,400
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Climb part of Cuverville’s hill
  • Zodiac cruise to see wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Santiago
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Silver Cloud for a 13-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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Fur seal paradise in Antarctica
$12,300
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Climb part of Cuverville’s hill
  • View the wildlife from sea
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Williams / Santiago
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Silver Wind for a 13-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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Penguins in Antarctica
$15,895
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent plus Cape Horn & Diego Ramirez

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Sail the Beagle Channel
  • Visit Diego Ramírez Islands
  • Search for unique polar wildlife
  • Hike along the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Enjoy Flightseeing tours
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Antarctica is an incredible destination with the power to transform those who are fortunate enough to experience it. Thisclassic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula, and on this special 13-day departure aboard the pioneering new vessel, Ultramarine, you …
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