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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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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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Deck on the Hebridean Sky
$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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Skiing down the the unique snowy slopes.
$9,295
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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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Encountering a curious humpback
$9,995
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Antarctic Peninsula

12 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky (PL)
  • Explore by inflatable Zodiac boats
  • Encounter abundant wildlife
  • Discover scenic bays and channels
  • Cross the Drake Passage
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience close encounters with the abundant wildlife of the Antarctica on this 12-day cruise aboard the Island Sky, an all-inclusive small expedition vessel. Sail to the Antarctic Peninsula, and wildlife-rich Lemaire, Neumayer & Penola Channels, visiting historical sites and viewing penguins, …
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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 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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Magellanic penguins
$16,595
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Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

20 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Explore the British town of Stanley
  • See South Georgia’s vast wildlife
  • Experience a unique kayak excursion
  • Learn about Antarctica's history
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on a 20-day adventure cruising the Antarctic aboard the World Explorer, an ideal ship for Polar exploration. Enjoy unforgettable encounters with untamed wildlife in a vast, dramatic and spectacular setting. Explore theremote Falkland Islands, the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, and the …
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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
$6,995
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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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$9,995
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Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Peninsula

14 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky (PL)
  • 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
See all the Antarctic summer action close-up on this 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 …
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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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$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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