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Embark on a journey to the remote and breathtaking landscapes of Patagonia with our 14 exceptional whale-watching tours for 2024-2025. Patagonia, a land of mythic beauty, offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the majestic dance of whales in their natural habitat. Over the course of 6 to 23 days, adventurers can immerse themselves in the awe-inspiring experience of whale watching, complemented by activities such as kayaking amidst icebergs, wildlife viewing that includes penguins and seals, and engaging lectures that deepen your understanding of the Antarctic ecosystem. Starting at $2,400, these tours promise not only the thrill of spotting these gentle giants but also the chance to explore the Antarctic landscape, a realm of pristine wilderness and stark beauty. To set sail on a voyage that will stir the soul and capture the imagination, contact one of Adventure Life's Patagonia specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Incredible ice formations
$4,995
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova
  • Visit the legendary Cape Horn
  • Attend presentations and lectures
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Explore Antarctic bases & stations
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, 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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Go sightseeing for whales.
$4,275
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Darwin's Route from Ushuaia

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Learn about the great navigators
  • Understand glaciation's effects
  • Investigate local flora
  • Learn about Magellanic penguins
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MVStella Australison a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeagle. This eight-day Ushuaia excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, spectacular Glacier …
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Puerto Natales, Patagonia
$11,500
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Exploring Patagonia’s National Parks From Puerto Montt to Tierra Del Fuego

17 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Discover Chiloé's culture
  • Explore Pumalín Park
  • Spot wildlife in Golfo de Corcovado
  • Journey through Coyhaique
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Montt / Santiago
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on a 17-day cruise, exploring Patagonia's National Parks from Puerto Montt to Tierra Del Fuego aboard the National Geographic Resolution. Embark in Puerto Montt. Experience Chiloé's culture and visit the UNESCO World Heritage wooden churches. Explore Pumalín's …
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Pristine villages in small inlets
$2,400
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Chonos Route

6 Day Itinerary aboard MV Skorpios II
  • Explore picturesque Chiloe Island
  • Explore fishing town Puerto Aguirre
  • Whale watch on the Corcovado Gulf
  • Visit San Rafael Glacier
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Montt / Puerto Montt
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
M/V Skorpios II sails from the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Montt, a town located 1,000 km south of Santiago, which can be reached by road or air. This 6-day cruise covers 800 miles of magical waters. Enjoy visiting the age-old ice formations of the Glacier San Rafael, and sailing through the …
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Stunning reflections in the Lemaire channel
$14,145
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In-Depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Northbound)

23 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Watch for whales and other wildlife
  • Admire the Chilean fjords
  • Experience Torres del Paine
  • See Cape Horn
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Valparaiso
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a late Antarctic summer expedition cruise and take in the natural splendor of Chile's fjords. Expect eight days of stunning sunsets on the icescapes. This is also the best time to see whales because they are feeding on krill. Observe baby penguins changing into adult plumage. The …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$22,711
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Antarctica and Patagonia: Legendary Ice and Epic Fjords

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 18 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Seek iconic animals of Antarctica
  • Marvel at magnificent icebergs
  • Hike Torres del Paine National Park
  • Explore Francisco Coloane Marine
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Chile
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join National Geographic Explorer on an odyssey that combines the celebrated wonders of the southernmost realms of the planet in a single epic voyage. The Antarctic Peninsula, southern Patagonia, and the Chilean fjords are places of unimaginable beauty. Humpback whales breach and penguins gather by …
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$10,195
Savings
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The Ultimate Antarctica Experience

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Experience Zodiac excursions
  • Spot bounty of wildlife
  • See tabular icebergs of Weddell Sea
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 12-day ultimate Antarctica cruise from Ushuaia and back aboard the Ocean Victory. Start your journey in the Beagle Channel, then cross the infamous Drake Passage and explore the South Shetland Islands. Witness the bounty of wildlife, from albatrosses, seabirds, and seals to whales. …
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An iceburg curves with the horizon
$17,495
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Antarctic Cruise Adventure

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Discover Antarctica's wildlife
  • Trek at Cerro Alarken Reserve
  • Learn more about this region
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
  • Hike along magical landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join a world-renowned Expedition Team on Le Lyrial for a 13-day voyage to the unparalleled White Continent, which you explore for five days during the very best of the Antarctic spring and summer seasons. Admire the scenic views of Ushuaia and the Beagle Channel. Enjoy enriching lectures from …
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Midnight sun over the flat-topped icebergs of the Weddell Sea
$21,180
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In Shackleton's Footsteps

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 19 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Enjoy a zodiac cruise
  • Explore Shackleton's expedition
  • Discover King penguins
  • Hike across the Devil's Nose
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 19-day In Shackleton's Footsteps Expedition Cruise Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard SH Vega, start your exploration from the top of the Peninsula and venture into the Weddell Sea to reach Elephant Island, where Sir Ernest Shackleton's crew lived for several months. Finally, you will sail …
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An ocean of icebergs.
$21,999
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Antarctic Holiday Adventure

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 14 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Navigate the intrepid Drake Passage
  • Discover Beak Island and more
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Visit sites like Beak Island & more
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 14-day roundtrip exploration from Ushuaia to the Antarctic Circle on World Navigator. Look for Weddell, elephant, and crabeater seals as your Captain navigates through picturesque channels of pristine icebergs and ice floes. Cross the Antarctic Circle and become a member of the Order …
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Pair of King penguins on an Antarctica cruise
$17,650
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Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica - Round Trip Puerto Williams

Santiago to Puerto Williams - 20 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
  • Follow the history of Shackleton
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud's 20-day expedition begins and ends at the Puerto Williams. This expedition includes a visit to breathtaking South Georgia where you will find huge King Penguin colonies, itSpots whaling history and Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. If you think …
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Observing a penguin colony during an Antarctic cruise
$6,999
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Patagonia Glaciers & Wildlife

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 11 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Montevideo's streets
  • Discover Port Stanley's and penguin
  • Navigate Glacier Alley
  • Witness Garibaldi Glacier ice shelf
Starts / Ends:
Montevideo / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day cruise aboard World Navigator, through the breathtaking landscapes of Alaska. Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of glaciers as you navigate icy waters, surrounded by towering mountains and pristine wilderness. Encounter diverse wildlife, from majestic whales to playful otters, in …
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Go sightseeing for whales.
$2,997
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Darwin's Route from Ushuaia

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ventus Australis
  • Learn about the great navigators
  • Understand glaciation's effects
  • Investigate local flora
  • Learn about Magellanic penguins
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MVVentus Australison a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeagle. This eight-day Ushuaia excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, spectacular Glacier …
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Air transportation
$5,995
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Magellan Explorer
  • Visit the legendary Cape Horn
  • Attend presentations and lectures
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Explore Antarctic bases & stations
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, 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 on the Magellan Explorerin 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 …
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