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A humpback whale dives beneath the Antarctic waters
$8,095
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Explore dynamic bays and channels
  • Watch glaciers calve into the ocean
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
  • Trek up snowy pathways for views
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This expedition transports you to a land that has risen from its winter slumber. Curious penguins are nesting, and majestic whales are returning. Melting sea ice creates highways of water, inviting travelers with a sense of adventure to step off the beaten track and explore the world’s most …
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An old ship rusts in a Falkland Islands harbor
$4,995
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Ushuaia, Cape Horn & the Falklands

Port Stanley to Ushuaia - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Magellan Explorer
  • Visit the legendary Cape Horn
  • Learn the local Falklands culture
  • Explore Carcass
  • Tour Puerto Williams, Chile
Starts/ Ends in:
Stanley / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the remote islands of the South Atlantic during this 8-day voyage aboard the Magellan Explorer. Magical places await that will greet you with their awe-inspiring beauty. Embark on the ship in the Falklands Islands, where you will see peaceful bays rich in wildlife, and learn about life in …
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View of an iceberg at dawn
$22,490
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Beyond the Polar Circle

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Journey beyond the Antarctic Circle
  • Marvel at dynamic landscapes
  • Observe magnificent wildlife
  • Learn from expert naturalist guides
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 17-day expedition cruise aboard L'Austral, journey beyond the Antarctic Circle and explore the world's southernmost territories. The vast moors of the Falkland Islands, dotted with moss and lichen, mark the beginning of this Antarctic adventure. Continue on to South Georgia, where …
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A mother gentoo penguin and her chick
$14,880
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Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • See legendary landscapes & habitats
  • Encounter iconic wildlife
  • Kayak, Zodiac cruise, and hike
  • Experience the Antarctic undersea
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea, 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. Lindblad Expedition’s pioneering polar heritage and 40+ years of experience navigating polar geographies …
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Small penguin families
$11,900
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Christmas in Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Sail down Beagle Channel
  • Kayak alongside penguins
  • View ice-clad mountains
  • Celebrate Christmas in Antarctica
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
‘Tis the season . . . to be in Antarctica! Enjoy the ultimate White Christmas on a special celebratory season voyage. Penguin chicks hatch, skuas are on alert, and late-bloomers try to finish off their nests. With 24 hours of daylight, we pack in continental landings, visits to historic sites …
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Sea and sand
$10,495
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Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Travel to 66 degrees south
  • Visit historic research stations
  • Witness abundant Antarctic wildlife
  • Learn about Antarctica's geology
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Not only does this expedition include the most in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula, it also offers the opportunity to venture further south across the Antarctic Circle. As you head towards a milestone few travelers reach, you feel you are in a world without borders, sailing through an …
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Adelie Penguins
$8,895
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Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Spot wildlife & take in the beauty
  • Watch penguins waddling ashore
  • Visit historic research stations
  • Learn about Antarctica's geology
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Not only does this 14-day expedition include the most in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula, it also offers the opportunity to venture further south across the Antarctic Circle. As you head towards a milestone few travelers reach, you feel you are in a world without borders, sailing …
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Penguins at an Antarctic sunset
$25,120
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Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands

22 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Admite Antarctica's unique beauty
  • Observe spectacular wildlife
  • Discover three different regions
  • Enjoy incredible photo ops
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If the epic stories of discovery, endurance, and polar explorers like Shackleton, or the sheer magnificence of ice-capped peaks don’t grab you, the wildlife certainly does: penguins (king, gentoo, and macaroni), sea lions, fur seals, and enormous elephant seals cozy up to these shores. Only …
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Penguin jump in Antarctica
$17,460
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Classic Antarctica - Holiday Edition

Ushuaia to Ushuaia - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Marvel at spectacular glaciers
  • Encounter abundant penguins
  • Visit the incredible mainland
  • Watch for a variety of whales
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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Fur seal paradise in Antarctica
$11,430
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Antarctic Expedition - Ushuaia to Ushuaia

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Climb part of Cuverville’s hill
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Silver Cloud Expedition for an 11-day adventure to the Earth's frozen frontier. Sail past sculpted icebergs and calving glaciers, and be on the lookout for some of the region’s captivating wildlife: penguins, seals, whales and seabirds. Make your way through the legendary Drake …
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An ocean of icebergs.
$16,400
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Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula - Solar Eclipse Voyage

20 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Cruise the unique Drake Passage
  • Observe incredible wildlife
  • Experience the 2021 Solar Eclipse
  • Visit Carcass Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Don’t miss the chance to see one of Earth’s most wondrous cosmic events in one of Earth’s most fantastic places! On this far-reaching expedition to the islands of the South Atlantic Ocean and the Antarctic Peninsula, you will revel in awe-inspiring days of exploration. Busybody …
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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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Seals in Antarctica with zodiac in background
$6,500
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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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Fur seal paradise in Antarctica
$4,990
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South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Atlantic
  • Explore the city of Ushuaia
  • Hike on the snowy mountains
  • Explore the South Shetlands
  • Look out for abundant wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an Antarctic adventure aboard the strong, ice-classed expedition vessel,Ocean Atlantic. Depart from Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, to cross the infamous Drake Passage on your journey. Stop in the South Shetland Islands, where, weather permitting, you can explore a dormant …
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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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Icebergs in the Drake Passage during Antarctic cruise
$7,150
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Atlantic Odyssey, Excluding Antarctic Peninsula

25 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Enjoy bird watching
  • See penguins and seals
  • Discover Jamestown
  • Visit to Longwood House
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / St. Helena Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your voyage begins where the world drops off: Ushuaia, Argentina, reputed to be the southernmost city on the planet, located on the far southern tip of South America. catch a taste of life from the perspective of the polar explorers who first braved the regions of the Drake Passage: cool salt …
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$5,995
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Antarctic Small Ship Expedition

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Sail along ice-filled fjords
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
  • Search for penguins, seals & whales
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Ocean Nova Air Cruises for a 10-day journey to the 7th Continent: Antarctica. These cruises are at the beginning and end of the season, are economically priced, and recommended for travelers on a budget that want the full Antarctic experience. Depart from Ushuaia, Argentina and cross the …
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A group of travellers sail around a penguin colony off the shores of Antarctica
$5,950
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Antarctic Peninsula - Whale Watching Voyage

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Observe humpback and minke whales
Activities:
Scuba Diving, 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 10-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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