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Hide and seek with a young seal
$12,960
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Antarctic Sound Expedition

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Follow early explorers' footsteps
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Adelie and gentoo penguins
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend 13 days exploring the icy wilderness of the world’s most remote continent. Cross the fabled Drake Passage and discover the natural wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands. Spy seals, whales and a vast array of seabirds, and marvel at the dreamlike landscape of …
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Jumping penguins
$8,995
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Celebrating Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky
  • Enjoy Argentinean markets & cuisine
  • Sail the Beagle Channel
  • Explore historic & scientific sites
  • Cross the Drake Passage
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail to distant Antarctica on this 13-day Antarctica cruise. View the abundant wildlife which calls 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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Icebergs reflected in Antarctica's Paradise Bay
$8,500
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Antarctica – Whale watching discovery and learning voyage

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Search for whales in polar waters
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 14-day cruise. In addition, this departure is specially timed to maximize the whale watching opportunity. Voyage polar waters in search of massive and elusive whales. …
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Walking in the harsh terrain
$8,500
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Antarctic Peninsula – Polar Circle, Deep South Discovery

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Spot icebergs and glaciers
  • Visit a colony of gentoo penguins
  • Zodiac cruise among glaciers
  • See humpback and minke whales
Activities:
Adventure Options, Scuba Diving, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ortelius for a 14-day south expedition to the frozen continent, a land of icy beauty and bountiful wildlife. Embark in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, cross the Antarctic Convergence, spot your first icebergs near the South Shetland Islands, and reach the glaciated Antarctic Peninsula. Have …
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Polar research station
$10,300
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Antarctic Explorer

Fly-Sail Cruise - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Enjoy the peninsula
  • Experience polar diving/snorkeling
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Zodiac cruise
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Fly/Sail itinerary features the best of Antarcticaand allow for more exploration, with only one crossing of the Drake Passage. Get up close with iridescent icebergs, vast colonies of Adelie and gentoo penguins, as well as islands that are alive with leopard seals busy with courtship, bustling …
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Penguin sighting in Antarctica
$12,900
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Wild Antarctica Express

Fly-Fly Cruise - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Vast tabular icebergs
  • Retrace route
  • Visit fossil fields
  • Capture Antarctic light
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Welcome to the ice factory! Thanks to vast ice shelves that calve monstrous tabular icebergs, waters rich in krill and otherworldly landscapes, the Weddell Sea is one of Antarctica's most unique regions. Our new expedition ship,Greg Mortimer,is ice-strengthened to take you comfortably between …
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Stunning landscapes
$8,900
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Antarctic Explorer

Fly-Fly - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Enjoy the peninsula
  • Experience polar diving/snorkeling
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Zodiac cruise
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fly cruise itinerary features the best of Antarcticaand allows for more exploration, by flying over the Drake Passage both directions. Get up close with iridescent icebergs, vast colonies of Adelie and gentoo penguins, as well as islands that are alive with leopard seals busy with courtship, …
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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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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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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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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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Patagonia landscape
$17,700
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From the Chilean deserts to Patagonia

Callao to Buenos Aires - 26 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Taste famous Peruvian Pisco
  • Explore Valparaíso's traditions
  • Discover Puerto Madryn
  • Observe Rockhopper Penguins
  • Admire Chiloe's natural beauty
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey along the mythic and mysterious coastline of Argentina, Chile, and Peru. Enjoy a drive through the Valdes Peninsula, a listed World Heritage Site by UNESCO and home to a diverse array of marine wildlife including orcas, sea lions, and penguins. In Chile, you …
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A mother gentoo penguin and her chick
$17,910
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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, and your guarantee of an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. Join the National Geographic Endurance for the most exhilarating adventure the planet offers.
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Air Cruise Flight
$14,395
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Antarctica and South Georgia Air-Cruise

16 Day Itinerary aboard Magellan Explorer
  • Explore Chile’s Frei Station
  • Admire Antarctica's natural beauty
  • Observe unique birdlife
  • Visit Grytviken & Prion Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel in the footsteps of explorer Ernest Shackleton to the extremes of the Southern Hemisphere! Visit the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia aboard the Magellan Explorer. Enjoy views of spectacular mountains and towering icebergs, and visit extraordinary snowy landscapes and remote penguin …
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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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Orca coming up for air
$14,095
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Antarctica In Depth

12 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Observe Antarctic wildlife
  • Visit historic science stations
  • Hike in Paradise Bay
  • Sail to historic Deception Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the ultimate journey south on a memorable 12-day voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula. Towering glaciers, amazing wildlife encounters, snow-covered landscapes, massive icebergs, and the option to choose your favorite activities make this voyage the perfect introduction to the white …
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Penguins on a rocky beach in Antarctica.
$10,300
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Antarctic Explorer

Fly-Sail Cruise - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Enjoy the peninsula
  • Experience polar diving/snorkelling
  • Tour scientific research stations
  • Zodiac cruise
Activities:
Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 12-day Fly-Sail itinerary features the best of Antarcticaand allows for more exploration, with only one crossing of the Drake Passage. Get up close with iridescent icebergs, vast colonies of Adelie and gentoo penguins, as well as islands that are alive with leopard seals busy with courtship, …
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