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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering The 7th Continent + Flights (12D)

A slightly longer adaptation of the classic Antarctica expedition inclusive of flights between Ushuaia and Buenos Aires.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 12,079
Up to 28% savings
Length
12 Days
Embark
Ushuaia
Disembark
Ushuaia
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 12,079
Up to 28% savings

Highlights

  • Explore the captivating highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula and witness the abundance of wildlife, including penguins, seals, and whales.
  • Engage in fascinating presentations led by onboard polar experts, delving into topics such as wildlife, history, glaciology, and geology.
  • Immerse yourself in the icy realm of Antarctica with an optional paddling excursion through its frigid waters, surrounded by breathtaking icebergs.

Embark on a captivating 12-day Antarctic Explorer round-trip voyage from Buenos Aires, with flights to and from the enchanting city of Ushuaia from where you’ll set sail. Prepare to be mesmerized by the stunning Antarctic Peninsula, as you conquer the legendary Drake Passage and immerse yourself in the majestic natural environments, both on foot and aboard Zodiacs. Encounter a plethora of captivating wildlife, from playful penguins to majestic whales, and enrich your knowledge through enlightening talks by polar experts. Antarctica’s untouched beauty and enduring allure will leave you awestruck, with each visit offering new and unexpected experiences, ensuring a truly unique and personal adventure.

Experience the thrill of daily Zodiac excursions, expertly guided by the Expedition Team, as you explore glaciated bays, channels, and landing sites. Delve into the Antarctic landscape through invigorating hikes, visit research stations, and be charmed by the delightful presence of penguin species like chinstrap, Adélie, and gentoo. Witness fascinating seals and inquisitive whales, capturing precious moments with your camera during thrilling Zodiac cruises. Amidst the serene silence, create indelible memories, from observing penguins squabbling over pebbles to witnessing the thunderous calving of glaciers. Every day of this extraordinary expedition is meticulously designed to inspire and educate, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the wonders of this mesmerizing realm.

Ships

Ultramarine

A superlative ship with an unparalleled adventure activity portfolio for the ultimate polar experience.

Standard Activities

presentation
Lectures
blindness
Hiking
water aerobics
Polar Plunge
helicopter
Helicopter Flight
Kayaking
Kayaking
Zodiac Cruises
Zodiac Cruises

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Upon arriving in this splendid city, known for its vibrant Argentinian culture, European architecture and cosmopolitan vibe, you will independently transfer to your group hotel (pre-expedition hotel night included)

Buenos Aires
Day 2

Fly to Ushuaia and Embark

Days 3-4

Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 5-9

South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

Days 10-11

Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 12

Disembark in Ushuaia

Route Map

There are 6 main destinations visited
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Departure Dates

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November 16 - Nov 27, 2024
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 12,079 - $ 26,839
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November 26 - Dec 7, 2024
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 14,081 - $ 31,506
Up to 15% savings
December 6 - Dec 17, 2024
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 12,079 - $ 19,855
Up to 27% savings
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January 18 - Jan 29, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 13,591 - $ 30,583
Up to 28% savings
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February 19 - Mar 2, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 14,111 - $ 31,391
Up to 20% savings
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Deals

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Many of our guests fulfill lifetime polar dreams at the very last minute—in the wilds of Antarctica or in the remote Arctic. All of our special offers feature voyages departing in 90 days or less—with discounts ranging from 15% to 40% off the brochure price!

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Guests will receive 5 % additional savings on select departures if full payment is received at the time of booking. The full payment includes the voyage fare and any outstanding balances on the booking (air, hotels, transfers, Adventure Options, pre/post tours and ...

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Extra Activities

Explore these 6 add on activities
From $ 495 Per Person

Alpine Heli-Trekking

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From $ 395 Per Person

Exclusive Heli-Landing

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From $ 995 Per Person

Sea Kayaking

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From $ 295 Per Person

Stand Up Paddleboarding

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From $ 295 Per Person