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Whether you pitch your own tent or stay at an established "base camp," camping on the Antarctic Peninsula is a safe, yet exhilarating way to have an intimate, rare experience of sleeping on Antarctica. Also get easy access to land-based activities which might be limited on most other Antarctic cruises. Partake in activities like sea kayaking, skiing, exploring the freezing waters by zodiac, and hiking across glaciers in the wake of Shackleton, camping gives you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sleep on permanent glaciers at the bottom of the world. Channel your inner penguin & huddle your sleeping bags for warmth as the tent protects you from the frigid winds just outside. Contact Adventure Life if you have any questions and we'll help you coordinate all the details of your Antarctic expedition!
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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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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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Hauling kayaks out for a paddle
$10,995
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Crossing the Antarctic Circle

15 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky (PL)
  • Travel to 66º33´S
  • Cross the Antarctic Convergence
  • View icebergs, seabirds, and whales
  • Board Zodiacs for shore excursions
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Become a member of a very small band of explorers and adventurous travelers who have made it so far south on the Antarctic Ocean, to 66º33´S. Discover the Antarctic Peninsula and explore by zodiac the nature´s glory that Antarctica has to offer. Sail south to the Antarctic Circle, …
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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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Hiking to the summit.
$7,295
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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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Camping in the Polar regions
$8,495
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Explore local bays and channels
  • Scout for humpback & minke whales
  • Experience a Polar Plunge swim
  • Learn from on-board specialists
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 11-day Antarctic expedition, dramatic ice formations ignite your imagination as you search the landscape for the wildlife that calls it home. Whether it’s humpback whales alongside the ship, a leopard seal diving beneath your Zodiac, penguins sliding into crystal waters from an …
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Two of Antarctica's locals
$8,995
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Antarctic Peninsula Express

11 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky (PL)
  • Tour Argentinean leather markets
  • Cross the Antarctic Convergence
  • Search for wildlife and seabirds
  • Discover scenic bays and channels
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Island Sky for a 11-day cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula, one of the world´s most evocative places. Experience close encounters with abundant wildlife in their natural habitat, navigate through icy waterways, and visit historic sites and science bases.Begin your cruise in Ushuaia, …
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Emperor & Adelie Penguins
$8,050
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Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetland Islands

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Explore the volcanic S. Shetlands
  • Snowshoe, kayak, and camp
  • Visit magnificent Neko Harbour
  • Discover Cuverville Island
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience some of the most dramatic landscapes on earth on an exceptional 11-day voyage aboard the Ortelius. Sail across the Antarctic Convergence and observe its magical wildlife such as wandering albatrosses, black-browed albatrosses, gentoo penguins, and chinstrap penguins. Explore the volcanic …
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Lemaire channel reflection
$7,950
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Classic Antarctica: Including Deception Island

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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Blue ice of Antarctica
$11,495
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Crossing the Circle

16 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky (PL)
  • Cross the Antarctic Convergence
  • View icebergs, seabirds, and whales
  • Board Zodiacs for shore excursions
  • Travel to 66º33´S
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sailing in comfort aboard the luxurious and comfortable Island Sky, begin this 16-day expedition at the tip of South America. Chart a course through the Drake Passage and along the Antarctic Peninsula with the ambition of crossing the Antarctic Circle.

The farther south you go, the more sea ice …
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$9,995
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Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Peninsula

14 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky
  • Look for pelagic whales
  • Explore Livingston Island
  • Encounter abundant wildlife
  • View Antarctic marine mammals
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a unique 14-day cruise focused on marine mammals of the Antarctic Peninsula.During your expedition capture stunning images, work with the Citizen Science team and learn about active marine mammal research projects. Observe migratory whales species like the humpback whales, and resident …
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Penguin jump in Antarctica
$8,050
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Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Ortelius

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Hike, kayak, zodiac cruise, & more
  • Camp ashore on the White Continent
  • Spot whales, penguins, and more
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Join this adventurous 12-day expedition cruise, where the ship becomes your base camp for invigorating activities including snowshoeing, mountaineering, kayaking, camping, and exploring in zodiac dinghies. Experience Antarctica's other-wordly landscapes and distinctive wildlife up close and …
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Seal relaxing on the shore
$18,995
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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

11 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Enjoy a unique camping experience
  • Visit a beach dotted with penguins
  • Kayak along icebergs and glaciers
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Fly from Punta Arenas to King George Island, the fastest and most direct way to Antarctica. Board the World Explorer and set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula and the Antarctic Circle. Reach reach 66º33´ S and feel the pride in knowing you have made it to a part of the world visited by …
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Explore remote shores in your zodiacs
$17,495
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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Look for whales and seabirds
  • Enjoy daily land excursions
  • Cross the Circle and reach 66º33´ S
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy Antarctica in style – by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island in Antarctica. Skipping all the extra days at sea, enjoy only the best scenery and wildlife …
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Seals in Antarctica with zodiac in background
$6,550
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Admire the landscape of glaciers
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and largest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 10-day cruise. This classic Antarctic route to the Antarctic Peninsula is a popular way to make the most of your polar voyage experience. Visit islands like Danco, Neko …
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A majestic view from the kayak
$7,895
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Trek up snowy pathways for views
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
  • Watch glacier calve into the ocean
  • Explore bays & channels each day
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer) in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! Begin to cross 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 …
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Curious penguins approach during an Antarctic shore excursion
$8,795
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Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour (QU)
  • Admire icebergs & abundant wildlife
  • Sail the historic Beagle Channel
  • Watch for three species of penguins
  • Kayak and zodiac cruise
Activities:
Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day Antarctic expedition offers an in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. Extended time in the region allows you to go beyond the Antarctic Peninsula and venture South of the Antarctic Circle, home to fantastic ice formations and wildlife. Enjoy time communing with penguins and …
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Beth meets a penguin
$8,995
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Antarctic Peninsula Express

11 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky
  • Attend Antarctic presentations
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Enjoy daily off-ship excursions
  • Experience encounters with penguins
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Hebridean Sky in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day adventure in the 7th continent. Chart a course through the Drake Passage, cross thewildlife-rich Lemaire, Neumayer & Penola Channels, and reach the Antarctic Peninsula. Enjoy the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife, …
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