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There's no better way to experience Antarctica than on an adventure cruise where you can the white continent by foot, kayak and zodiac. Imagine paddling alongside minke and humpack whales, hiking among penguins and trekking across the glaciers that they call home. Daily, we will explore the fjords and icebergs on small zodiacs revealing penguins and other Antarctic wildlife. All of the small expedition ships we offer feature educational lectures to help you understand the natural & human history that has come to define this polar region or even camping opportuniies for the truly brave explorer. Contact one of our Antarctica adventure travel experts with any questions you or to get started planning your trip today. 
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$9,995
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Antarctic Peninsula

12 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky
  • Enjoy Argentinean markets & cuisine
  • Sail the Beagle Channel
  • Explore historic & scientific sites
  • Cross the Drake Passage
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail to distant Antarctica on this 12-day Antarctica cruise. View the abundant wildlife which call this frozen continent home. Cross the Drake Passage and spot albatrosses, prions, petrels, penguins, seals, whales, and dolphins as you explore the Antarctic Peninsula from the comfort of the …
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Overnight camping during Antarctic tour
$7,950
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Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Plancius

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Encounter humpback & minke whales
  • Hike near shore & up hilltops
  • View Adelie & gentoo penguins
  • Kayak between icebergs
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Expedition and exploration are the focus of these voyages aboard the MV Plancius. The ship becomes a base camp for these polar voyages. “Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. "Activity modules” are offered which go …
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Kayaking in antarctica
$6,695
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour (QU)
  • View abundant wildlife by Zodiac
  • Explore bays & channels each day
  • Trek up snowy pathways for views
  • Watch glaciers calve into the ocean
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Ocean Endeavour in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! Begin by crossing the Drake Passage - the next time you see land you are in Antarctica. Enjoy zodiac excursions to explore bays, channels, and landing sites each day. Visit penguin rookeries and search for whales, seals, …
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Skiing down the the unique snowy slopes.
$8,895
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Antarctica - Off the Beaten Path

13 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Attend educational presentations
  • Observe large penguin colonies
  • Kayak in the Antarctic waters
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Skiing, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Begin this 13-day expedition in Ushuaia and chart a course through the Drake Passage, potentially making landfall in the South Shetland Islands prior to reaching the Antarctic Peninsula. Your journey may take you south of the Lemaire Channel to the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, or …
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Hiking to the summit.
$6,895
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Experience abundant wildlife
  • Explore bays & channels each day
  • Watch glaciers calve into the ocean
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Ocean Diamond in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! Cross the Drake Passage - the next time you see land is in Antarctica. Enjoy zodiac excursions to explore bays, channels, and landing sites each day. Visit penguin rookeries and search for whales, seals, and arctic seabirds. …
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Lemaire channel reflection
$7,950
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Antarctic Peninsula

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Cruise between icebergs & fjords
  • Observe penguins, albatross & more
  • Enjoy trips ashore each day
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Begin your 11-day Antarctic adventure in Ushuaia, Argentina where you board the MV Plancius. Cross the infamous Drake Passage and head towards the Antarctic Peninsula. Search for wildlife such as albatross, penguins, whales, and seals while sailing through the Antarctic waters and amongst icebergs. …
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Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote coves of Antarctica
$8,695
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Antarctic Peninsula Adventure

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Attend Antarctic presentations
  • Observe a colony of penguins
  • Search for humpback & minke whales
  • Explore the polar landscape
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the wildlife-rich shores and waters of remote Antarctica on this 11-day small ship cruise on the Akademik Ioffe! Your journey takes you to Petermann Island and Pleneau Island, where you encounter colossal icebergs and, of course, the ice landscapes that stretch as far as the eye can see. …
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An elephant seal peeks out of the water around South Georgia
$16,995
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Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica

18 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Land at Sea Lion Island
  • Discover South Georgia´s beaches
  • Zodiac cruise, hike, and kayak
  • Explore the Peninsula´s bays
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the well-appointed Akademik Sergey Vavilov as you embark on this far-reaching expedition to the islands of the South Atlantic Ocean and to the Antarctic mainland. Enjoy 18 days of awe-inspiring exploration in the incredible Antarctic, and the sub-Antarctic Falkland and South Georgia …
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Beachside sunset
$16,995
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica via Ushuaia

20 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky
  • Explore Stanley, East Falkland
  • Cruise scenic bays and channels
  • See Grytviken Whaling Station
  • View bird colonies and seal wallows
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 20-day polar voyage aboard the Hebridean Sky features the unspoiled scenery, exhilarating wildlife, and rich history of the Antarctic Peninsula, as well as the crown jewels of the Southern Ocean: South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.
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An ocean of icebergs.
$9,095
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Antarctic Peninsula Adventure

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Explore the Gerlache coastline
  • Enjoy guided hikes on shore
  • Zodiac cruise among the ice
  • Camp on the Antarctic Peninsula
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Over 11 days visit classic landing locations along the Antarctica Peninsula and Gerlache Strait coastline, including Paradise Harbour, Neko Harbour, Cuverville Island and the Errera Channel, as well as gems such as the Melchior Islands, Fournier Bay, or northerly Cierva Cove and Mikkelson Harbour. …
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A huge colony of king penguins.
$14,195
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The Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula

19 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Zodiac cruise through South Georgia
  • See South Georgia's historic sites
  • Marvel at large icebergs & glaciers
  • Discover the Peninsula's wildlife
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 19-day voyage on the Akademik Ioffe, visit the sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctica. The Falkland Islands and the island of South Georgia are home to a proliferation of unique wildlife and birdlife. Both locations feature a fascinating history and stunning scenery. …
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$10,095
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Antarctica – 'In Depth'

Circle Crossing Voyage - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Encounter Antarctica's wildlife
  • Hike and explore Winter Island
  • Admire Gerlache Strait's wildlife
  • Sail south of the Antarctic Circle
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
In early December, Antarctica’s snow and ice are in pristine condition, the penguin rookeries are busy with parents guarding precious eggs, and in some locations, you can witness nature at its very best – observing young penguin chicks emerging into the icy Antarctic world for the first …
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Rockhopper penguins hanging out on the rocky coast.
$15,600
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

18 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Experience peak breeding cycles
  • Enjoy continental landings
  • Kayak South Georgia's coastline
  • Cross the Scotia Sea
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic Peninsula on this exciting 18-day polar voyage aboard the Polar Pioneer. Embark in Ushuaia, Argentina, and follow in the footsteps of Shackleton as you witness peak summer wildlife activity, learn about whaling history, visit research …
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$13,095
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Antarctica - 'Deep South' (Extended Circle Voyage)

12 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Encounter Antarctica's wildlife
  • Hike and explore Winter Island
  • Visit an Adelie penguin rookery
  • Sail south of the Antarctic Circle
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This special 12-day journey aboard the Akademik Sergey Vavilov takes youfurther south than at any othertime in the season. By flying to King George Island in Antarcticaat the start of the voyage, you save two days on the oceancrossing. This allows for a moresubstantial exploration below …
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Kayaking through the icy waters.
$11,195
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Christmas in Antarctica 2018

12 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Search for seals and whales
  • Hike across the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Kayak in the South Shetland Islands
  • Visit Cuverville Island's rookeries
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Delight your senses with a traditional ‘White Christmas’ on a spectacular 11-day voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula. December provides maximum hours of daylight as you experience Antarctica during the Summer solstice. Visit many of the classic locations

along the Antarctic Peninsula …
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Penguins at Christmas
$10,995
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Christmas in Antarctica

11 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Observe Antarctic wildlife
  • Visit historic science stations
  • Hike in Paradise Bay
  • Sail to historic Deception Island
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience the ultimate ‘White Christmas’ on a memorable 11-day voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula. December provides maximum hours of daylight as you visit Antarctica during the Summer Solstice. Towering glaciers, amazing wildlife encounters, snow-covered landscapes, massive icebergs, …
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A young seal rests on the shore
$10,995
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Antarctic Peninsula Adventure - From Punta Arenas

11 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Explore the Gerlache coastline
  • Hike across stunning landscapes
  • Zodiac cruise and search for whales
  • Discover Deception Island
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This classic 11-day voyage features many of the well-known landing sites such as Neko, Paradise and Orne Harbour, Cuverville Island, and the Errera Channel. Ice conditions permitting, transit the spectacular Lemaire Channel. Witness expansive landscapes, sizable Adelie penguin rookeries, and see …
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Penguins at Christmas
$12,695
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Christmas in Antarctica

via Stanley - 11 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Observe Antarctic wildlife
  • Visit historic science stations
  • Hike in Paradise Bay
  • Sail to historic Deception Island
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience the ultimate ‘White Christmas’ on a memorable 11-day voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula. December provides maximum hours of daylight as you visit Antarctica during the Summer Solstice. Towering glaciers, amazing wildlife encounters, snow-covered landscapes, massive icebergs, …
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