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Christmas in Antarctica

A Christmassy exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula, including its Sound, promising holiday memories to cherish forever.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 11,670
Up to 11% savings
13 Days
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 11,670
Up to 11% savings


  • Celebrate a guaranteed White Christmas in the most spiritually uplifting place on Earth.
  • Explore the mysterious channels and wildlife-rich waters of the Antarctic Sound, Weddell Sea, Peninsula & South Shetland Islands.
  • Spend an extra day unwinding in Ushuaia’s finest luxury hotel, the Arakur Resort & Spa.

Christmas is a time for magic, and nowhere is that more true than here in nature’s last magically untouched continent – Antarctica. We’ll share the holidays peacefully coexisting with Mother Nature herself, in the form of spectacular icebergs, colonies of Adelie and other penguin species, and an array of seals, while always on the lookout for a likely sighting of Orca whales on the hunt.

This special and unusual itinerary includes an extended, relaxing time in Ushuaia’s most luxurious resort pre-cruise, as well as rare time during your expedition in the Antarctic Sound on the eastern side of the peninsula, an area renowned for its giant tubular icebergs, while the Weddel Sea offers a geography unlike anywhere else on Earth.

Standard Activities

Citizen Science
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Photography Workshops
Zodiac Cruises
Zodiac Cruises

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Arrive in Ushuaia

No need to stress about missed connections or flight delays as you arrive in the southernmost city in the world with an extra day to unwind and enjoy Ushuaia’s finest luxury hotel, the Arakur Resort & Spa. Relax in the infinity pool, explore the hiking trails surrounding the resort, or head out and discover the southernmost city in the world.

Embarkation Point
Day 2

Explore Ushuaia

Day 3

All aboard Seaventure

Days 4-5

Drake Passage

Days 6-7

Antarctic Sound & Weddell Sea

Days 8-9

Merry Christmas, Antarctica!

Day 10

South Shetland Islands

Days 11-12

Drake Passage

Day 13

Ushuaia, Disembarkation

Route Map

There are 5 main destinations visited

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December 18 - Dec 30, 2024
Ushuaia, Argentina
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December 18 - Dec 30, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
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What's Included

  • Hotel with breakfast in Ushuaia (see specific itinerary for details)
  • Transfer from airport in embarkation city to group hotel if arriving on Day 1 of itinerary, and providing we have your confirmed air itinerary at least 15 days prior to departure
  • Transfer from group hotel to ship for embarkation
  • Shipboard accommodations
  • All meals on board
  • Beer/wine/soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Coffee/Tea/Cocoa 24 hours a day
  • All scheduled landings and excursions
  • Our Citizen Science program: participation in a variety of scientific activities that support important research projects
  • Expedition jacket (yours to keep)
  • A pair of loaner boots for use during the voyage
  • 500 MB WiFi for personal devices
  • All port fees
  • All landing fees
  • Digital Voyage Log
  • Group transfer from ship (Please note we cannot drop at Airbnbs, hostels or private homes)

What's Excluded

  • Any airfare or travel expenses associated with arrival in Ushuaia other than those listed above
  • Transfer from airport to group hotel, unless arriving on Day 1 of the itinerary
  • Pre- or post-voyage expenses in Argentina
  • Travel insurance; medical insurance; evacuation coverage
  • Laundry and personal expenses incurred on board
  • Onboard communication charges such as outgoing phone calls, WiFi from personal devices in excess of the 500 MB provided
  • Staff gratuities

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