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Explore the mesmerizing beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands on Adventure Life's 9-day excursions. Witness the peak breeding cycles of penguins, enjoy landings at wildlife hotspots, and discover the stunning landscapes of Deception Island. From navigating the intrepid Drake Passage to exploring Beak Island and the South Shetlands, each day promises new adventures and unforgettable memories. With a focus on whale watching and wildlife viewing, this expedition cruise offers a relaxed activity level suitable for all explorers. Join us on this incredible journey to witness the wonders of the Antarctic region without missing out on any of the action. Contact one of Adventure Life's Antarctic cruise specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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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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Fur seals eyeing visitors to their island
$7,895
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Prime Season Antarctica

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 / Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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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$6,995
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Giants of the Southern Ocean: Whale Voyage with South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • See the plentiful wildlife
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Experience shore landings and more
  • Enjoy smooth sail to Drake passage
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 9-day cruise to the Giants of the Southern Ocean, roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Ocean Victory. Set sail from Ushuaia in Argentina, crossing the Drake Passage and heading towards the South Shetland Islands. With a unique X-BOW design, the ship offers a smoother sailing journey and provides …
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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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Rosy midnight sun colors over icy seas
$7,373
Savings
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Highlights of the Southern Spring

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • 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
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Depart Ushuaia, Argentina, the southernmost city in the world, to cross the infamous Drake Passage to reach Antarctica. Spend two days exploring the sub-Antarctic South Shetland islands, which abound with volcanic landscapes, massive glaciers, towering icebergs, and abundant wildlife. Look for …
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