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Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle

Starting at:
Per Person
$ 15,781
15 Days
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 15,781


This expansive expedition takes you into the Antarctic Circle, combining the rich animal life of the Weddell Sea with the surreal shores and islands of the Antarctic Peninsula. Such key landing sites as the legendary Elephant Island and Crystal Sound make this voyage truly exceptional.

Standard Activities

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Photography Workshops
Zodiac Cruises
Zodiac Cruises

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

End of the world, start of a journey

Your voyage begins where the world drops off. Ushuaia, Argentina, reputed to be the southernmost city on the planet, is located on the far southern tip of South America. Starting in the afternoon, you embark from this small resort town on Tierra del Fuego, nicknamed “The End of the World,” and sail the mountain-fringed Beagle Channel for the remainder of the evening.

Embarkation Point
Tierra del Fuego
Beagle Channel
Days 2-3

Path of the polar explorers

Day 4

From Point Wild to the Weddell Sea

Day 5

Weddell Sea Devil Island

Day 6

Exploring the most remote regions

Day 7

Orléans Strait whale search

Day 8

Port monuments and island wildlife

Days 9-10

Detaille Island’s historic station

Day 11

Amazing Argentine islands

Day 12

Farewell to Antarctica

Days 13-14

Familiar seas, familiar friends

Day 15

There and back again

Route Map

There are 18 main destinations visited

Departure Dates

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March 9 - Mar 23, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 15,781 - $ 22,995

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What's Included

  • Voyage aboard the indicated vessel as indicated in the itinerary
  • All meals throughout the voyage aboard the ship including snacks, coffee and tea.
  • All shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage by Zodiac.
  • Program of lectures by noted naturalists and leadership by experienced expedition staff.
  • Free use of rubber boots and snowshoes.
  • Luggage transfer from pick-up point to the vessel on the day of embarkation, in Ushuaia.
  • Pre-scheduled group transfer from the vessel to the airport in Ushuaia (directly after disembarkation).
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the programme.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure material.

What's Excluded

  • Any airfare, whether on scheduled or charter flights
  • Pre- and post- land arrangements.
  • Passport and visa expenses.
  • Government arrival and departure taxes.
  • Meals ashore.
  • Baggage, cancellation and personal insurance (which is strongly recommended).
  • Excess baggage charges and all items of a personal nature such as laundry, bar, beverage charges and telecommunication charges.
  • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyages for stewards and other service personnel aboard (guidelines will be provided).

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