Discovering the 7th Continent

From Ushuaia to Ushuaia
  • All Antarctic Cruises
  • Antarctic Peninsula
  • Cruising
  • Wildlife
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Tour Description

Your chance to discover the best of the Antarctic Peninsula. You will be overjoyed by your first sight of penguins, seals and whales as they accompany you on your journey through Antarctica. Encounter a world where nature brings lots of unexpected surprises, making each trip unique, sensational & personal. Landing on the continent itself is a memorable highlight, offering you the opportunity to explore the iconic sights that make this one of the world’s most pristine, exotic & unforgettable natural environments. 

*Available on 10, 11 and 12-day itineraries* Prices will change depending on duration.

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Option to add kayaking, camping or paddle-boarding

Abundant wildlife including penguins, seals, whales and more

Explore Antarctica in zodiacs

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Any time. Overnight in Ushuaia.

Day 2
Ushuaia - Embarkation Day

Free morning to enjoy Ushuaia at leisure. Boarding your ship in the afternoon, you will soon set sail for Antarctica.

Day 3-4
Crossing the Drake Passage

Travelling to Antarctica we will first travel through the Drake passage; this crossing can be potentially rough, but we are always hopeful for a smooth journey. Get to know your fellow travellers & expedition team with lectures held on what lies ahead.

Day 5-7
South Shetland Islands Antarctic Peninsula

Now the adventure begins! Be wowed at your first sight of icebergs and an abundance of wildlife in its natural environment. You will appreciate why this region has captivated the attention of explorers & travellers alike.
Daily zodiac excursions will be enjoyed from the ship to explore local bays, channels & landing sites. With wildlife always at the forefront of our minds, you will visit penguin rookeries, scout for humpback & minke whales, and search for a number of southern seal species, including the cunning leopard seal.

Day 8-9
Crossing the Drake Passage

Travelling back to Ushuaia through the Drake Passage, we hope for a smooth journey. Spend time with your new found friends, reminiscing about the wonderful things you have seen and experienced on your voyage to Antarctica.

Day 10

Arrive in the morning & disembark.

Important reminder: embrace the unexpected, which adds to the legacy & excitement of your Antarctic expedition. There are no guarantees that we can achieve everything we set out to accomplish. A measure of flexibility is something all of us must bring to a voyage. There are nearly 200 recognised sites in the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetlands, and on occasion the places mentioned above may need to be changed to others equally as interesting.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 Quad share cabin on either Sea Adventurer, Ocean Endeavour, Ocean Diamond
  • Included Copy 31 Cabin upgrades available
  • Included Copy 20 All meals
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Activities / sightseeing as mentioned
  • Included Copy 31 Selected departures offer Camping, Kayaking, Stand-up Paddle boarding & Cross Country Skiing.
  • Included Copy 31 Additional costs may apply. Please ask for more details.
  • Included Copy 31 Note the itinerary is subject to change depending on weather and ice conditions
  • Included Copy 31 Cruise is either 10 or 11 days depending on duration. Please refer to dates or ask for more details.
  • Included Copy 20 Rubber boots for shore landings (to borrow)
  • Included Copy 20 Parka for your warmth & comfort (to keep)
Ocean Adventurer

117 Passengers

Ocean Endeavour

199 Passengers

Ocean Diamond

189 Passengers

World Explorer

125 Passengers


  • Included Camping (Selected departures – Additional costs apply)
  • Included Kayaking (Selected departures – Additional costs apply)
  • Included Stand-up Paddle boarding (Selected departures – Additional costs apply)
  • Included Cross Country Skiing (Selected departures – Additional costs apply)
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20% off lead in cabins. 25% off premium cabins. Book by the 28th February

10 days

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