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Midnight sun over the flat-topped icebergs of the Weddell Sea
$10,995
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The Antarctic Peninsula and Extreme Weddell Sea

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
  • Look for spectacular wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 12-day Antarctic Peninsula and Extreme Weddell Sea cruise aboard Ocean Albatros roundtrip Ushuaia. Begin by exploring Patagonia or Tierra del Fuego, immersing yourself in the region's rugged beauty. Upon boarding, traverse the Beagle Channel and brave the legendary Drake Passage, …
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Antarctic landscape
$17,995
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Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Sail the Drake Passage
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Set foot on the 7th Continent
  • Look for minke and humpback whales
  • Visit iconic landing sites
  • Take the Polar Plunge
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula on this 14-Day Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition roundtrip Ushuaia aboard Ocean Explorer. Start the trip in Ushuaia, Argentina, and end in Punta Arenas, Chile. Travel through the Drake Passage before reaching the Antarctic Peninsula. The expedition is led by a …
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Admire Antarctic fur seals
$15,795
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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

19 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic peninsula
  • Discover abundant wildlife
  • Learn the history of the region
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Falkland Islands
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
On this extraordinary 19-day voyage, follow in the wake of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton to Antarctica and the South Shetlands before heading via Antarctic Sound and Weddell Sea to South Georgia and Falkland Islands. Cross the mighty Drake Passage en route for the South Shetland Islands. Make …
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Blue ice of Antarctica
$17,399
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Crossing the Antarctic Circle

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Navigate the intrepid Drake Passage
  • Discover Beak Island and more
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • See Deception Island's
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 13-day roundtrip exploration from Ushuaia to the Antarctic Circle on World Traveller. Look for Weddell, elephant, and crabeater seals as your Captain navigates through picturesque channels of pristine icebergs and ice floes. Cross the Antarctic Circle and become a member of the Order …
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Hauling kayaks out for a paddle
$18,999
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Crossing the Antarctic Circle

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Navigate the intrepid Drake Passage
  • Discover Beak Island and more
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • See Deception Island's
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 13-day roundtrip exploration from Ushuaia to the Antarctic Circle on World Voyager. Look for Weddell, elephant, and crabeater seals as your Captain navigates through picturesque channels of pristine icebergs and ice floes. Cross the Antarctic Circle and become a member of the Order …
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An ocean of icebergs.
$16,995
EBD 20%
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica: Antarctic Wildlife Adventure

Ushuaia to Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Observe seabirds & marine mammals
  • Explore South Georgia Island
  • Tour the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Paddle through tranquil waters
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Sea Spirit for an extended Antarctic cruise that includes the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. This voyage gives you an opportunity to explore the untold beauty of one of the most remote parts of the world. Starting in Ushuaia, this Antarctica cruise takes you around the most …
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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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An ocean of icebergs.
$14,795
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Antarctic Wildlife Adventure : Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

17 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Observe seabirds & marine creatures
  • Explore South Georgia Island
  • Tour the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Paddle through tranquil waters
Starts / Ends:
Falkland Islands / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your tour in Stanley, the Falkland Islands' wonderfully British capital. Sail east toward South Georgia, passing remote, seabird-covered pinnacles known as Shag Rocks on the way. On its sandy beaches, you can see marine creatures like penguins, fur seals, and elephant seals. A growing …
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Stunning landscapes
$18,695
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Antarctic Explorer - Fly/Sail Expedition

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Enjoy the peninsula
  • Experience polar diving/snorkeling
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Whale-watching via Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Embark on this 12-day AntarcticaFly-Sail cruise aboard the Greg Mortimer.Experience the awe-inspiring vastness of Antarctica by flying across the Drake Passage in at least one direction to reduce your time spent at sea. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula, where …
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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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Marveling at all the shades of blue!
$21,499
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Crossing the Antarctic Circle

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Brave the intrepid Drake Passage
  • Witness extraordinary wildlife
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Discover Antarctica's beauty
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 13-day adventure aboard World Navigator, crossing the Antarctic Circle. Navigating the Drake Passage, witness its power and be rewarded with extraordinary wildlife encounters, like humpback whales and hourglass dolphins. As travelers approach the South Shetland Islands, the icy peaks …
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Explore the rugged shores and outposts of Antarctica
$8,795
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Antarctica Untouched

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Explore South Shetland Islands
  • Sail across the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Admire unique wildlife
  • Visit museums, markets, and trails
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the extraordinary on this 13-day Antarctic cruise, beginning with leisure at Ushuaia's Arakur Resort & Spa. Explore the southernmost city, board MS Seaventure, and sail through the Drake Passage to witness the wonders of Antarctica. Encounter wildlife, explore the Antarctic …
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A huge colony of king penguins.
$25,495
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Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Explore the Falkland Islands
  • Meet three species of penguins
  • Watch for whales and seals
  • Kayak or swim in Antarctic waters
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 20-day cruise itinerary for the Falklands (Malvinas), South Georgia & Antarctica offers a swift route to explore the seldom-visited Falkland Islands and South Georgia before reaching the 7th Continent. Roam through the English village of Stanley in the Falklands, walk across sandy dunes, …
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Macaroni penguin close up
$14,350
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Puerto Madryn - Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Observe southern right whales
  • Discover the Falkland´s culture
  • Bird watch a multitude of seabirds
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Madryn / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 21-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Plancius showcases the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula and the sub-Antarctic islands. Enjoy excursions on the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the South Orkney Islands before heading to the Antarctic Peninsula. The wildlife watching during this …
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Gentoo Penguin with two babies on Sea Lion Island
$16,195
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Antarctic Wildlife Adventure : Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

Ushuaia to Buenos Aires - 23 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Join this ultimate wildlife cruise
  • Discover incomparable landscapes
  • Visit Shackleton's resting place
  • Explore Stanley, Falkland Islands
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Sea Spirit will take you on an extended Antarctic tour that includes the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Witness the untouched beauty of one of the world's most remote regions. Depart from Ushuaia and pass through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Southern Ocean. Spend 23 …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$13,400
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Antarctica Peninsula - Round Trip Puerto Williams

Santiago to Puerto Williams - 12 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:
Santiago / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Board the Silver Cloud for a 12-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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$19,195
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Across the Antarctic Circle - Sail/Fly

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • 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
Explore below the Antarctic Circle during this 13-day Across the Antarctic Circle - Sail/Fly Expedition from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard the Sylvia Earle. This journey offers a chance to discover a unique and rarely glimpsed realm. The area presents a heightened sense of isolation and chill …
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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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