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On December 4, 2021, a full solar eclipse will be visible from several specialized Antarctica eclipse cruises. It is highly recommended to make Antarctica cruise reservations for 2021 far in advance as possible (especially for solar eclipse cruises) due to the higher demand created by COVID-19 related interruptions in 2020. At Adventure Life, we have sent thousands of elated travelers to Antarctica and we understand that planning a trip to Antarctica is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for most. That it why it is so important to get it right the first time by having access to unbiased experts to help you plan the perfect trip to Antarctica. Contact one of our trip planners today to get insider info on traveling to Antarctica in January 2021.
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A penguin colony hanging out on the ice.
$4,860
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Classic Antarctica

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ushuaia
  • View vast penguin rookeries
  • Explore the pristine wilderness
  • Navigate narrow passages
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the 7th Continent - Antarctica. The remarkable history of the Antarctic Peninsula provides you with remarkable excitement as you cross the Drake Passsage. Icebergs and snow-capped mountains indicate that you have reached the South Shetland Islands, a haven for …
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Incredible ice formations
$4,795
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Visit the legendary Cape Horn
  • Attend presentations and lectures
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Explore Antarctic bases & stations
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For those short on time this Antarctic Express Air Cruise optimizes your experience so you can see it all! Embark the Ocean Nova in Ushuaia and set sail for Cape Horn. Depending on the weather, be one of the few to step foot on this rarely-visited island! Begin by crossing the Drake Passage en …
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Hiking in Antarctica is rewarded with spectacular views
$49,990
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Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond

34 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Discpver four different regions
  • Encounter the big tabular icebergs
  • Explore New Zealand & Australia
  • Kayak in pristine bays
  • Observe abundant wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Auckland
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This extraordinary new voyage is like a blockbuster film—the star is the seventh continent. And the co-stars are the big ice of remote West Antarctica, where we are sure to set foot on ice where no other humans ever have; the prolific wildlife and impressive ice shelf of the Ross Sea region; …
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Sea lion nestled in the seaweed.
$7,500
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Galapagos of the Southern Ocean: Subantarctic Islands

13 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Explore Macquarie Island
  • Venture on Zodiac excursions
  • View a vast array of endemic birds
  • Appreciate the rich biodiversity
  • Enjoy additional discovery by kayak
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This is without doubt one of the most inspirational and informative journeys or expeditions into the Southern Ocean ecosystem that one can make anywhere in the world. Long recognized for their rich biodiversity, the Subantarctic Islands lying to the south of New Zealand are UNESCO World Heritage …
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Penguins in the Antarctic landscape
$75,500
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Emperors & Explorers

11 Day Itinerary
  • Fly to the Geographic South Pole
  • Camp near an Emperor Penguin Colony
  • Explore Antarctica
  • Photograph local wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Land, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Experiencetwo Antarctic icons in one action-packed adventure. Fly by ski aircraft to the GouldBay Emperor Penguin Colony on the remote coast ofthe Weddell Sea. Camp on the same sea ice wherethousands of birds come to raise and feed theiryoung. Photograph majestic emperors and theirchicks against a …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$15,080
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Journey to Antarctica - The White Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Encounter iconic wildlife
  • Kayak among icebergs
  • Experience the undersea Antarctic
  • See legendary landscapes & habitats
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This journey to the "White Continent" offers six days of exploration on the incomparably beautiful Antarctic Peninsula and the surrounding islands and waterways. The sights, sounds and emotions stay in your mind forever — enormous tabular icebergs, hillsides covered with thousands …
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Beautiful Ushuaia
$20,500
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Classic Antarctica - Holiday Edition

Ushuaia to Ushuaia - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular glaciers
  • Encounter abundant penguins
  • Visit the incredible mainland
  • Watch for a variety of whales
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If you have always dreamt of a white Christmas, then this is the answer. Explore the rolling moorland of the Falkland Islands and marvel at overwhelming icebergs Antarctica offers. Visit historic sites of the early explorers and the remains of impressive whaling operations as sea-lions, seals, …
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Zodiac trip to see Antarctica.
$19,495
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Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia

23 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Meet bird species of the Falklands
  • Visit Sir Shackleton´s gravesite
  • Zodiac cruise in search of wildlife
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Learn about Antarctica´s unique geology, history, and wildlife on this 23-day diverse expedition aboard the Ocean Diamond. See the incredible wildlife of South Georgia - more than 30 species of breeding birds, including four species of penguins - and explore by Zodiac the shores of the …
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A mother gentoo penguin and her chick
$16,450
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Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • See legendary landscapes & habitats
  • Encounter iconic wildlife
  • Kayak, Zodiac cruise, and hike
  • Experience the Antarctic undersea
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Exploring Antarctica in an authentic expedition style, aboard an authentic expedition ship, is an incomparable experience. Join the National Geographic Endurance for the most exhilarating adventure the planet offers.This 12-day classic luxury Antarctica cruise takes you to huge tabular icebergs in …
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$19,705
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica via Ushuaia

21 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Explore Stanley, East Falkland
  • Cruise scenic bays and channels
  • See Grytviken Whaling Station
  • View bird colonies and seal wallows
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands/Malvinas and South Georgia are home to some of the most unique and abundant wildlife on earth. With beaches covered in fur seals, elephant seals, and hundreds of thousands of penguins, it’s one of the most jaw-dropping nature scenes you will ever experience. …
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A group of King penguins.
$14,995
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South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari

16 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore king penguin rookeries
  • Tour abandoned whaling stations
  • Enjoy on-board lectures
  • Step foot on the 7th continent
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this amazing 16-day adventure aboard Ocean Adventurer as it takes you to a roundtrip voyage from Ushuaia. At sea, photograph massive albatross and pintado petrel as they swoop and soararound the ship, guiding you toward South Georgia. Beaches teeming with king penguins andelephant seals greet …
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Ready to take off!
$10,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Meet Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
  • View Neko Harbor´s icebergs
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Skip the four days of Drake Passage crossings and optimize your Antarctica experience by flying! A short two-hour flight takes you between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island. Once in Antarctica, the penguins, seals, and whales keep you and your camera busy, as do the massive icebergs, …
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Ready to take off!
$11,495
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Meet Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
  • View Neko Harbor´s icebergs
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Skip the four days of Drake Passage crossings and optimize your Antarctica experience by flying! A short two-hour flight takes you between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island. Once in Antarctica, the penguins, seals, and whales keep you and your camera busy, as do the massive icebergs, …
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Camping in the Polar regions
$9,995
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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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Sea kayaking in Antarctica
$11,995
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Enjoy Argentinean wines
  • Search for southern seal species
  • Trek up snowy pathways
  • Experience abundant wildlife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the spacious and comfortable World Explorer and experience a perfect adventure for first-time visitors to Antarctica.Spend 12 days exploring the wilderness of the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula, Zodiac cruise through sea ice, witness penguins building their nests, and …
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Hiking up high for spectacular views
$15,500
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

22 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Get a taste of Falklands history
  • See four S.Georgia penguin species
  • Discover the South Orkney Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience all the best of the sub-Antarctic highlights on this 22-day Antarctic expedition. Meet at least six penguin species, visit Port Lockroy, and pay your respects at Shackleton's grave on this polar voyage voted #1 to observe Antarctica and the South Atlantic Islands.This cruise includes …
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Ice in Antarctica
$11,495
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Cruise the South Shetland Islands
  • View penguins, seals, and whales
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, you are invited on this 8-day adventure to one of the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable places - Antarctica. In a little over three hours of flying from Punta Arenas to King George Island, find yourself at …
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Icebergs reflected in Antarctica's Paradise Bay
$8,395
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Antarctic Peninsula

Classic Antarctica - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • View amazing wildlife and scenery
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Look for species on your checklist
  • Take a polar plunge
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 12-day Classic Antarctica expedition on the Sea Spirit offers the essential experiences of the wildest and most fantastic place on Earth. The cruise begins in the city of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Next, cross the Drake Passage on your way to the South Shetland Islands and …
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