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Top Ushuaia Trips & Tours in December 2023

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Discover Ushuaia in December 2023 on one of these 56 tours hand-selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Explore the best of Port of Ushuaia, and Ushuaia during December 2023 as you enjoy wildlife viewing, cruises, small ship cruises, wildlife & safari exploration, and whale watching. Prices for trips in December 2023 range from $1,250 to $113,410 for a vacation of 5 to 34 days. Choose any of the below 56 amazing itineraries in December 2023 and customize it to make it your own with the help of one of Adventure Life's expert Ushuaia trip planners.
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1800's whaling station
$25,795
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

21 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Visit Point Wild
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Lookout for wondrous wildlife
  • Watch for whale-sightings
  • See elephant & Antarctic fur seals
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This voyage encompasses the best of the Antarctic Peninsula and the enchanting wildlife haven of South Georgia.From the days of Captain Cook’s 1772 Antarctic journey to Roald Amundsen and Sir Ernest Shackleton, humans have always been captivated by this vast place. Discover the historic …
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Seal relaxing on shore
$13,595
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Spirit of Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • See penguin colonies
  • Zodiac cruise
  • Kayak or camp ashore
  • Explore Antarctic marine life
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Skiing, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Antarctic adventures are best-enjoyed midsummer when near-midnight sun powers an explosion of life along the shore and brightens the thought of camping out, alpine climbing, or extended kayaking trips. Penguin highways are busy with traffic as parents hurry to fatten chicks and waterways are alive …
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Ushuaia by night
$1,801
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Highlights of Southern Argentina

7 Day Itinerary
  • Visit a penguin rookery
  • Wander Tierra del Fuego's trails
  • Canoe the Ovando River
  • Walk on Perito Moreno Glacier
Activities:
Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Travel through the southern reaches of Argentina, taking in the highlights of Patagonia. Begin your trip in Buenos Aires and experience this vibrant and cultural city. Start your trip in Patagonia at the "End of the World." From the base in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, …
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A mother gentoo penguin and her chick
$17,620
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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:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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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Lucky we saw King Penguins on Martillo Island!
$308
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Martillo Island & Estancia Harberton

1 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
This day trip from Ushuaia takes you to see Magellanic & Gentoos penguins, albatrosses, petrels, skuas, cormorants, vultures, South American Terns and other birds. After the hike, you will get back to historical Estancia Harberton for lunch and time at leisure at this historical Patagonian …
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$22,175
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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:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, 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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Jumping penguins
$12,315
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Celebrating Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Sail across the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Encounter unforgettable wildlife
  • Cruise among icebergs
  • Stop to see historical sites
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the best that the Antarctic Peninsula has to offer on this 13-day voyage aboard MS Seaventure – from towering icebergs and impressive glaciers to unreal wildlife encounters and fascinating historical sites. Antarctica is a fascinating and ever-changing environment. Our extensive …
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Antarctica kayaking
$17,995
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Antarctica in Depth

Buenos Aires Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore beautiful Buenos Aires
  • Visit the snow-capped mountains
  • Cruise around ice formations
  • View vast penguin rookeries
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Wake up to spectacular scenery and ice-filled channels and spend your days marveling at the many wonders along the Antarctic Peninsula. Set out exploring and immerse yourself in the grand spectacle. The constantly changing weather, scenery and colors provide opportunities for professional and …
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A great shot of a rainbow over the Beagle Channel as we explore Tierra del Fuego National Park
$1,113
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Tierra del Fuego Explorer

4 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Land Tours, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Embark from Ushuaia, the "Gateway to Antarctica" to historic Harberton Farm where you can marvel at giant whale bones and a peer into the life of a pioneer family. Board zodiacs and wind through the Beagle Channel to Gable Island, Martillo Island and a penguin rookery. Spend a relaxing …
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Ushuaia, Argentina kayak adventure tour
$140
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Lakes Off Road

½ Day Itinerary
  • Views the stunning Lago Escondido
  • Off-road journey via Andes Mt Range
  • Sample an Argentine lunch
Activities:
Land
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Southern Andes Mountain Range's secret adventure awaits you on an off-road journey. Indulge in some serious off-roading while you're on vacation! Explore the view from the Garibaldi Pass of Lago Escondido (Hidden Lake), a small treasure that hides at the foot of a valley.A 4x4 vehicle …
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A majestic view from the kayak
$11,495
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean 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 Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Adventurer (formerly Sea Adventurer) in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar expedition! 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 …
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Chinstrap penguin sighting
$9,290
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South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Look for spectacular wildlife
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Antarctica Peninsula
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this classic 10-day voyage to the great white continent aboard Ocean Victory. Depart Ushuaia, Argentina, the southernmost city in the world, to cross the infamous Drake Passage to reach Antarctica. Spend two days exploring the sub-Antarctic South Shetland islands, which abound with volcanic …
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$13,995
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Spirit of Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Hone your photography skills
  • Search for orcas and whales
  • Observe penguin colonies
  • Take a Polar Plunge
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embrace the spirit of polar exploration on this classic expedition to the coveted white continent. Sail across the famed Drake Passage, admiring spectacular seabirds and approaching the ice as the explorers of old did: by sea. With a chance to Zodiac-cruise through pack ice, set foot on the …
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Watch for whale blows!
$12,790
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Emblematic Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit polar research stations
  • Explore drifting icebergs
  • See incredible polar wildlife
  • Hop on Zodiacs for outings
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an extraordinary 12-day Antarctica expedition cruise and be enchanted by magnificent landscapes and unique wildlife. Your tour begins with crossing the legendary Drake Passage, probably accompanied by albatrosses and Cape petrels, sentinels of these often-choppy waters. Then your ship …
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Incredible mountains and wildlife at the end of the world.
$3,188
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Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit Cape Horn National Park
  • Admire Wulaia Bay's natural beauty
  • Hike at spectacular Pia Glacier
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the wild beauty of Patagonia on this incredible 5-day cruisethat showcases the region’s pristine landscapes, rich wildlife, and fascinating human history aboard an expedition ship that brings an extraordinary level of comfort and service to the uttermost edge of the world. Leaving …
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Zodiac tours to see glaciers.
$3,188
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Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit wildlife-rich Ainsworth Bay
  • Explore Pia Glacier & Glacier Alley
  • Sail to Wulaia Bay & Cape Horn
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MV Stella Australis in Punta Arenas and begin your adventure sailing through the Fjords of Tierra del Fuego. Cross the Strait of Magellan and enter a labyrinth of channels that define the extremes of Patagonia. In Ainsworth Bay hike to stunning views of Marinella Glacier and the Darwin …
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Adventures in Patagonia! Ready to kayak
$196
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Trek and Paddle Tierra del Fuego National Park

1 Day Itinerary
  • Visit Tierra del Fuego Nat'l Park
  • See Lapataia Bay's albatross
  • Canoe ride to Laguna Verde
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Land
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Visit Tierra del Fuego, Argentina's first coastal national park. Hiking and canoeing are part of the experience. Begin with a three-and-a-half-hour trek through a variety of deciduous and evergreen forests, as well as winter bark, fire brush, and more. Take a canoe ride to remote beaches and …
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"Tren del Fin del Mundo" - End of the World Train
$263
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Tierra del Fuego National Park

½ Day Itinerary
  • View Tierra del Fuego National Park
  • Visit the rebuilt Yamanas campsite
  • Admire great views of Roca lake
Activities:
Land, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Tierra del Fuego National Park is a popular excursion from Ushuaia. Take a ride on the reconstructed Southern Railway Station and hear about the prisoners who built the track through these extreme southern latitudes. Train from Caadón del Toro Arrives at Burnt Bridge. Make a pit stop at …
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