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Antarctic Explorer

  • Duration

    11 days
  • Tour Type

    Tour Extension
  • Tour Style

    Go Beyond
  • Price From

    $17,200pp
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Embark on an exceptional voyage to explore some of the most remote and wildest places on earth. This is a classic voyage of the Antarctic Peninsula featuring abundant wildlife and spectacular scenery.

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1

    ARRIVE USHUAIA

    DAY 1: ARRIVE USHUAIA

    Arrive in Ushuaia and transfer to your hotel.

  • Day 2

    EMBARKATION DAY

    DAY 2: EMBARKATION DAY

    Morning at leisure before embarkation commences in the late afternoon. Sail down the historic Beagle Channel. (B,L,D)

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Days 3-4

    CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    DAYS 3-4: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    Cross the legendary Drake Passage. (B,L,D)

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Days 5-8

    SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS & ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    DAYS 5-8: SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS & ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Each day explore local bays, channels and landing sites by Zodiac. Your Expedition Team will take care of you at each landing, whether you are hiking the Antarctic landscape, visiting a research station or consorting with chinstrap, Adélie and gentoo penguins, all of which can be found here. Keep an eye out for Weddell, fur, crab-eater and leopard seals as well as curious whales, such as humpbacks, fins, or perhaps orcas while on a Zodiac cruise. Each excursion will present a new collection of creatures and scenery to delight you and keep your camera busy. (B,L,D)

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Days 9-10

    CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    DAYS 9-10: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    The journey back across the Drake Passage provides final opportunities to enjoy the crisp Antarctic air. Spend time on the deck, watching for seabirds and scouting for whales and enjoy presentations by your Expedition Team. (B,L,D)

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11

    DISEMBARK IN USHUAIA

    DAY 11: DISEMBARK IN USHUAIA

    Disembark after breakfast where your expedition ends. (B)

    • Breakfast
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Ushuaia
  • 10°c
  • 39mm
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  • Ushuaia
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  • Ushuaia
  • 8°c
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  • Ushuaia
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  • 3°c
  • 53mm
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  • Ushuaia
  • 2°c
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  • Ushuaia
  • 1°c
  • 36mm
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  • Ushuaia
  • 2°c
  • 45mm
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  • Ushuaia
  • 4°c
  • 42mm
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  • Ushuaia
  • 6°c
  • 35mm
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  • Ushuaia
  • 8°c
  • 35mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Ushuaia
  • 9°c
  • 42mm
Antarctic Explorer map

Tour Dates & Prices

All of our tour departures (Excluding Antarctica and Australia tours) include international flights and taxes in the price. If your tour departs in less than 30 days, please call our travel experts to book.

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Antarctic Explorer Pricing Guide

2021 Departures

Start Date End Date Ship Start Location End Location Price From (Per Person)*
31st Oct 2021 10th Nov 2021 Ultramarine Buenos Aires, Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina $25,400
3rd Nov 2021 13th Nov 2021 World Explorer Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $21,600
20th Nov 2021 30th Nov 2021 Ultramarine Buenos Aires, Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina $26,100
19th Dec 2021 29th Dec 2021 World Explorer Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $24,600

2022 Departures

Start Date End Date Ship Start Location End Location Price From (Per Person)*
7th Jan 2022 17th Jan 2022 World Explorer Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $23,900
12th Jan 2022 22nd Jan 2022 Ocean Adventurer Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $19,400
17th Jan 2022 27th Jan 2022 Ocean Diamond Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $18,600
21st Jan 2022 31st Jan 2022 Ocean Adventurer Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $19,400
26th Jan 2022 5th Feb 2022 Ocean Diamond Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $18,600
30th January 2022 9th February 2022 Ocean Adventurer Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $19,400
3rd Feb 2022 13th Feb 2022 World Explorer Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $23,900
11th February 2022 21st February 2022 Ultramarine Buenos Aires, Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina $26,100
13th February 2022 2nd February 2022 Ocean Diamond Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $18,600
6th March 2022 16th March 2022 Ocean Diamond Ushuaia, Argentina Ushuaia, Argentina $17,200

* Prices are based on Twin Cabin occupancy

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