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Adventure Life's Patagonia experts have selected the best small ships for exploring the fjords and glaciers of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica. Punta Arenas, Chile and Ushuaia , Argentina are the two major ports in Patagonia. Ushuaia is the gateway to Antarctica as the majority of all cruises embark and disembark there, whereas many cruises to Antarctica use Punta Arenas as a port of call and for beginning the popular flight/cruise trips to Antarctica. The small ships Via Australis and Stella Australis have 4 -day5-day, 6-day, and 8-day itineraries sailing through the Fjords of Tierra del Fuego, the Straight of Magellan and stunning views of Marinelli Glacier dropping from the Darwin Mountains into the sea. Contact one of Adventure Life's Patagonia cruise experts to find the perfect small ship for your needs.
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Greg Mortimer
$10,895
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Greg Mortimer

Greg Mortimer redefines polar expedition cruising for the future, with just 132 passengers on board, it is at the cutting edge of nautical technology. Robust, powerful and built with guests in mind, this ship marks significant growth in polar cruising capabilities.
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Sylvia Earle
$12,595
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Sylvia Earle

New in 2021, cruise the polar regions in style on the Sylvia Earle. Designed for low-impact voyages featuring a fuel-efficient Ulstein X-Bow®, reduced air emissions and light pollution, and virtual anchoring for protection of the sea floor. The ship honors the highly accomplished marine biologist, oceanographer and explorer, Sylvia Earle. This ship will channel her marine-conservation ethos into a fully immersive on-board guest experience, not only in the Polar regions but in other destinations as the ship sails between the Arctic and the Antarctic.
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$13,480
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National Geographic Resolution

New in 2021, The National Geographic Resolution is a next-generation 126-passager expedition ship purpose-built for polar exploration in comfort with an extremely smooth ride even on the world's roughest, most demanding seas. National Geographic is legendary for immersive trips focusing on the ecology of the polar regions.
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Ultramarine
$11,995
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Ultramarine

New in 2021, the Ultramarine is designed with an ice rating of 1A+, PC6, making it one of the most capable polar exploring vessels on the planet. Equipped with two twin-engine helicopters, Ultramarine offers the most robust portfolio of adventure activities in the industry, the most spacious suites in its category, breathtaking public spaces, and more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than other expedition ships its size.
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$18,330
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Le Commandant Charcot

Le Commandant Charcot is a polar expedition ship that navigates into Arctic and Antarctic places that are rarely visited by others. Its innovative and eco-friendly design make this expedition ship sustainable and one of a kind.
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National Geographic Endurance
$16,780
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National Geographic Endurance

The 126 passenger National Geographic Endurance has the highest ice class rating (PC5 Category A) ever for a purpose-built cruise ship which allows it to operate year-round in areas of the polar regions. The sloping “X-bow” is designed to minimize movement in the roughest of seas and also results in greater fuel efficiency and fewer emissions for reduced environmental impact.
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$5,200
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Ocean Victory

Accommodating 200 passengers as it sails along Antarctica, the Ocean Victory offers a unique adventure. Experience shore landings, excursions, lectures and whale safaris for every expedition.
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Magellan Explorer
$4,995
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Magellan Explorer

The Magellan Explorer is among the world’s newest expedition ships custom designed for Antarctica's extreme conditions. The ship provides a stylish base for her guests’ adventures, combining exciting expeditions and boutique hospitality.
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Sea Spirit (PO)
$8,795
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Sea Spirit

Explore polar regions in style and comfort aboard the all-suite Sea Spirit. Providing spacious accommodations for a maximum of 114 passengers, the Sea Spirit also provides the maneuverability and friendly atmosphere of a small ship.
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L'Austral
$9,830
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L'Austral

The L'Austral, sister ship to the Le Boreal, is the fruit of Italian expertise and French sophistication. A superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins, the L'Austral links tradition and innovation, cruising to worldwide destinations in luxury.
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MV Hondius
$6,900
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MV Hondius

The MV Hondius ship is designed to sail to the polar regions as much as possible while impacting them as little as possible accommodating 174 passengers cruising to Antarctica.
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MV Janssonius
$6,150
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MV Janssonius

Janssonius is meeting the latest and highest Lloyd’s Register standards for ice-strengthened cruise ships. Janssonius represents the most flexible, advanced, innovative touring vessel in the polar regions, thoroughly optimized for exploratory voyages that provide you the utmost first-hand contact with the Arctic and Antarctica.
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$8,995
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MS Seaventure

Seaventure features a 1-A Super ice class rating — the highest ice class awarded to passenger vessels. This means that she will be able to explore Antarctic coves, bays, and channels that would previously have been forbidden.
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$4,995
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Hebridean Sky Air Cruises

Hebridean Sky is a luxurious small, all-suite expedition vessel. She was built in 1992 and refurbished in 2005. Newly renovated in 2016, the Hebridean Sky has been transformed into one of the finest small ships in the world.
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Ocean Endeavour
$11,995
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Ocean Endeavour

Updated as recently as 2014, the 200-passenger ice class Ocean Endeavor explores the most remote areas in comfort and style. With several decks and lounges, 20 zodiacs, and even a swimming pool, sauna, and hot tub, this is the perfect ship for Arctic exploration.
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$15,080
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National Geographic Explorer

The National Geographic Explorer is a state-of-the-art luxury expedition ship accommodating 148 guests in 81 outside cabins. It is fully stabilized, for cruising polar passages while providing comfort.
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$5,990
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Ocean Albatros

Accommodating 189 passengers as it sails along Antarctica, the Ocean Albatros offers a unique adventure. Experience shore landings, excursions, lectures and whale safaris for every expedition.
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$8,400
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Ortelius

The ice-strengthened vessel “Ortelius” is an excellent ship for Polar expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctica, providing us with possibilities to adventure remote locations such as the Ross Sea in the Antarctic and Franz Josef Land in the Arctic.
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