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9-Day South Shetland Islands Tours & Trips

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Select one of these 3 highly-recommended 9-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 wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, cruises, and wildlife & safari exploration during the day and stay in hotels with decidedly local flavor at night. Our 9-day South Shetland Islands trips and vacation packages range from $6,590 to $52,300. Contact one of Adventure Life's South Shetland Islands travel specialists for help planning every detail of your dream trip. 
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King George to King George

Antarctica Bridge - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Endeavour
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Fly straight to Antarctica
  • Discover King George Island
  • Observe Adelie Penguins
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Fly Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
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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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Antarctic Explorer Express

Ushuaia to Punta Arenas - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Fly across the Drake Passage
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Chance to spot leopard seals
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Ushuaia
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
By flying across the Drake Passage in one direction and spending less time in the Antarctic Peninsula, this 9-day Antarctic Explorer Express voyage aboard the Sylvia Earle is ideal for those wanting a fast adventure.Experience the awe-inspiring immensity of Antarctica and immerse yourself in the …
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Whale Voyage

9 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:
Port of Ushuaia / Antarctica Peninsula
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
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Take Ocean Victory on a classic, 9-day voyage to the huge white continent. Arrive in Antarctica via the legendary Drake Passage, which is located between Ushuaia, Argentina, and the world's southernmost city, Cape Horn, Chile. Learn more about South Shetland's volcanic landscapes, vast …
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