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Explore the breathtaking South Shetland Islands, a remote archipelago located off the Antarctic Peninsula, on a snorkeling tour with Adventure Life. Experience the unique marine wildlife in the area, including various species of penguins, seals, and sea birds, as well as colorful fish. With these 24 snorkeling trips for 2024 and 2025, you can explore the region's coastal waters and get a glimpse of its unique underwater ecosystems, all while learning about its fascinating history. From the majestic King Penguins of Half Moon Island to the vibrant coral reefs of Deception Island, you'll be able to experience the beauty of the South Shetland Islands up close. Tours start from $8,795 and last from 9 to 23 days. For an unforgettable snorkeling experience, contact Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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$23,795
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Antarctic Peninsula: Fly the Drake - Fly/Fly Expedition

Punta Arenas - Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • See the activity of a penguin city
  • Chance to spot leopard seals
  • Cruise on a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Early Antarctic explorers returned from their voyages to the deep south with tales of a magnificent, ice-covered land teeming with life. Experience the awe-inspiring immensity of Antarctica and immerse yourself in the unimaginable beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula, where vast glaciers tumble into …
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Enjoy close-up wildlife watching!
$16,195
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Across the Antarctic Circle

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 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, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 13-day Across the Antarctic Circle Expedition Cruise Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer, have a 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 …
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$31,495
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Antarctica Complete

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 23 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Step ashore on the Antarctic
  • See the king penguins
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Experience unparalleled adventure and discovery on your ultimate Antarctic voyage. If you want to see it all, this is the trip for you. Be transported to enthralling subantarctic islands rich with human history and unique wildlife. Then venture into the deep south of the Antarctic Peninsula, …
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$17,895
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Antarctic Explorer - Fly/Sail Expedition

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • See the activity of a penguin city
  • Chance to spot leopard seals
  • Cruise on a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Experience the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula on a 12-day journey aboard the Sylvia Earle cruise, which will take you from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas. You'll have the opportunity to witness the grandeur of Antarctica, where massive glaciers flow into the sea and towering peaks dwarf tiny …
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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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$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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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:
Variable
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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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:
Variable
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:
Variable
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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Antarctic landscape
$29,795
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South Georgia, Falklands & Antarctic Odyssey

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore South Georgia
  • Discover South Georgia's wildlife
  • Explore Antarctic Peninsula
  • Look out for views and sceneries
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join a 21-day expedition aboard the Sylvia Earle departing from Ushuaia and explore the highlights of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. Witness incredible natural phenomena such as ice seals, blue icebergs, and whales in the Antarctic Peninsula. In South Georgia, have the opportunity to …
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1800's whaling station
$28,895
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South Georgia, Falklands & Antarctic Odyssey

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 20 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Discover South Georgia's wildlife
  • Discover Antarctica
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
  • Discover seals
  • Explore Falklands-Malvinas
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore South Georgia and Antarctic Odyssey on this 20-day expedition cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard Sylvia Earle. On this journey, you'll experience the finest aspects of the Antarctic Peninsula and the captivating wildlife sanctuary of South Georgia. You'll have the chance to …
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King Penguins Face Off
$28,595
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula

Ushuaia - Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore the Falkland Islands
  • South Georgia's king penguin
  • Go on Zodiac-cruises
  • Observe spectacular wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience a 21-day expedition cruise roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer, combining the Falkland Islands with the stunning scenery and wildlife of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. The Falklands offer a wealth of history, landscapes, and bird-watching opportunities. However, nothing …
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King Penguins at Fortuna Bay, South Georgia
$26,795
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South Georgia, Falklands & Antarctic Odyssey

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Falklands-Malvinas
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Lookout for wondrous wildlife
  • Watch for whale-sightings
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
On this21-Day South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey Expedition Cruise Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Sylvia Earle, explore thehighlights of both the Antarctic Peninsula and the captivating wildlife sanctuary of South Georgia. Explore the historical Falklands-Malvinas islands and be amazed by the …
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Antarctic landscape
$26,095
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South Georgia, Falklands & Antarctic Odyssey

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore South Georgia
  • Discover South Georgia's wildlife
  • Explore Antarctic Peninsula
  • Look out for views and sceneries
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore the best of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula on this 21-Day South Georgia, Falklands & Antarctic Odyssey Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer. Summer comes to South Georgia’s remote, untamed landscape like a freight train. Famed for its abandoned whaling stations and …
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Albatross nest amid rolling hills in Falkland Islands
$32,295
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 23 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore the Falkland Islands
  • South Georgia's king penguin
  • Go on Zodiac-cruises
  • Observe spectacular wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 23-day Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Greg Mortimer visiting Subantarctic islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. This adventure mirrors the South Georgia, Falklands & Antarctic Odyssey, but includes additional time in the …
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Chinstrap penguin sighting
$23,795
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Antarctic Peninsula: Fly the Drake - Fly/Fly Expedition

Roundtrip Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Fly over the Sothern Ocean
  • Discover the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Witness the Antarctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day Antarctic Peninsula: Fly the Drake Expedition roundtrip Punta Arenas aboard Greg Mortimer. On this trip, instead of braving the seas, you take to the skies, flying over the Drake Passage in both directions. With skilled pilots, you'll soar over the Southern Ocean, witnessing …
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