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Antarctic Wildlife Adventure (23D)

An end-of-season Southern Ocean odyssey in search of its famous species ending in Buenos Aires.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 14,191
Up to 20% savings
Length
23 Days
Embark
Ushuaia
Disembark
Buenos Aires
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 14,191
Up to 20% savings

Highlights

  • Explore the highlights of the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula, home to some of the world’s most impressive scenery and best wildlife viewing in Antarctica.
  • Discover the unique and spectacular sub-Antarctic wilderness of South Georgia, renowned as having some of the greatest concentrations of wildlife on the planet.
  • Behold the bleakly beautiful Falklands Islands' historic capital and abundant seabird havens.

Embark on a mesmerizing 23-day Antarctic adventure that begins in the vibrant city of Ushuaia, Argentina boarding the M/V Sea Spirit and setting sail through the scenic Beagle Channel. Cross the Drake Passage, witnessing majestic albatrosses, before arriving at the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula, where you’ll encounter stunning landscapes, penguin rookeries, and playful whales, and set foot on the White Continent itself.

Navigate the Scotia Sea to wildlife-rich South Georgia Island, home to vast colonies of seabirds, penguins, and seals. Experience guided treks and historic sites, including the grave of Sir Ernest Shackleton. Sail onward to the Falkland Islands, exploring its historic capital, Stanley, and its surrounding wildlife havens, before heading back to South American shores in Buenos Aires, Argentina, enriched by unforgettable memories and breathtaking encounters with nature.

Standard Activities

Bird Watching
Bird Watching
Historic Hut Visits
Historic Hut Visits
presentation
Lectures
Penguin Watching
Penguin Watching
camera 2
Photography Workshops
Whale Watching
Whale Watching

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Arrival in Ushuaia, Argentina (hotel night)

Welcome to Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city and starting point of our Antarctic expedition! Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by our staff and transferred to a quality hotel, which has been arranged by us and is included in the price of the itinerary. For the rest of the day, you are free to explore this vibrant port city and adventure hub.

For an introduction to local history and wildlife, the interesting Museo del Fin del Mundo is worth a visit. If you have time to spare, a variety of nature activities can be arranged to suit all interests and fitness levels, from hiking in nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park to wildlife viewing in the Beagle Channel. For dinner, Ushuaia offers a wide range of restaurants featuring Patagonian lamb and delectable Fuegian seafood.

Ushuaia
Embarkation Point
Day 2

Welcome aboard!

Days 3-4

Drake Passage

Days 5-8

South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

Days 9-10

Scotia Sea

Days 11-14

South Georgia Island

Days 15-16

Southern Ocean

Days 17-18

The Falkland Islands

Days 19-22

South Atlantic Ocean

Day 23

Disembarkation in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

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February 26 - Mar 20, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 16,195 - $ 35,395
February 27 - Mar 21, 2026
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 14,191 - $ 29,196
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Super Early Bird discounts :

– 15% off on Triple, Main Deck, Single, and Classic Suites.

– 20% off on Superior, Deluxe, Premium, and Owner’s Suites.

Available for new bookings confirmed by June 30, 2024.

Expires June 30, 2024
5 Days Remaining

Extra Activities

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Sea Kayak

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What's Included

  • 1 pre-voyage night on Day 1 in Arakur Ushuaia Resort & Spa Hotel
  • Group transfer from the airport to the hotel on the day prior to embarkation
  • Group transfer to the ship for embarkation on Day 2
  • Shipboard accommodation
  • All meals on board throughout the voyage
  • Tea and coffee station 24 hours daily
  • All scheduled landings/excursions (subject to weather and ice conditions)
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader & Expedition Team
  • Expeditions parka
  • Rubber boots for shore landings for the time of the cruise
  • Welcome and Farewell cocktails
  • All port fees
  • Group transfer to airport or central location right after disembarkation
  • Pre-departure materials
  • Digital Voyage Log
  • Wi-Fi on board

What's Excluded

  • Airfare
  • Transfers from the airport to the hotel if arriving prior to Day 1 of the program
  • Visa and passport fees (if applicable)
  • Luggage and trip cancellation insurance
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages other than those for special events and celebrations
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and telephone calls
  • Fuel surcharge may be applied for all bookings
  • Mandatory Emergency Evacuation Insurance to a minimum benefit of US$ 200,000 per person
  • Staff gratuities
  • Kayaking
  • The cost of any applicable medical tests (such as COVID-19) or vaccinations required either by a national government or the Expeditions, during or after the cruise
  • Pre- or post-cruise travel expenses

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