On this fantastic Antarctica cruise, the small cruise ship "Ushuaia" provides an intimate setting for your Antarctic expedition. It is a steel hulled, ice-strengthened vessel built originally for oceanographic research and converted to accommodate a maximum of 84 passengers in 41 comfortable twin cabins and suites.
On this expedition cruise you will cross the infamous Drake Passage to arrive at the South Shetland Islands and witness the abundant wildlife of this remote wilderness. Fur seals, elephant seals, a landscape teeming with penguins and sea birds are all awaiting the keen explorer. A few days can be spent cruising around the islands and on the Antarctic Peninsula following in the footsteps of the pioneering adventurers and taking in the stunning scenery. Revel in the unique animal encounters on sea and land, before cruising back to Ushuaia.
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Sail among magnificent icebergs and snow-capped mountains
Discover South Shetland Islands, a paradise for wildlife
Guided hikes and walks ashore