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South Shetland Islands & Antarctic Peninsula

A classic voyage to the storied and sought-after South Shetlands Islands and the pristine Antarctic Peninsula.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 8,495
10 Days
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 8,495


  • Encounter incredible wildlife, from penguins to whales and seals, in the pristine wilderness of the Antarctic Peninsula.
  • Explore the awe-inspiring Gerlache Strait, where glittering ice cliffs and precipitous peaks dominate the landscape.
  • Enjoy Zodiac landings and cruises allowing you to experience penguin rookeries and witness majestic giant icebergs up close.

Embark on a classic 10-day voyage to the idyllic Antarctic Peninsula, where the great White Continent’s plentiful penguins, stunning scenery, and gigantic icebergs await those intrepid enough to brave the tempestuous Drake Passage. Your southerly adventure commences in Ushuaia, bound for the South Shetland Islands and beyond to the shores of the Antarctic Peninsula, whose glittering ice cliffs and precipitous peaks rise from frigid waters and give shelter to the hardy resident species of this remarkable icy realm.

Along the way, your skilled Captain and Expedition Leader will maximize your exploration opportunities, with Zodiac landings to penguin rookeries, research stations, and historical sites, as well as Zodiac cruises which will unveil secret, scenic areas teeming with giant icebergs, whales, and seals. Brace yourself for jaw-dropping landscapes and unforgettable moments as you experience the pristine natural wonders of the world’s most inhospitable wilderness.


Ocean Albatros

One of the world’s most luxurious, sustainable and environmentally-friendly polar expedition ships.

Ocean Victory

Environmentally-friendly expedition ship combining luxury, adventure and responsible tourism.

Standard Activities

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Photography Workshops
Zodiac Cruises
Zodiac Cruises

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Arruival in Ushuaia

Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina – the world’s southernmost town. Explore the quaint city or local countryside. Alternatively, consider a day trip off the beaten path to the raw, natural archipelago of Tierra del Fuego. It’s a hiker’s paradise with rugged snow-capped mountains, glaciers, flower-filled meadows and boggy quagmires. In the afternoon, we board our ship.

Our journey begins as we navigate through the calms of Beagle Channel, a strait in the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago.

Embarkation Point
Tierra del Fuego
Beagle Channel
Days 2-3

At Sea - Cross Drake Passage

Days 4-7

South Shetland Islands & Antarctic Peninsula

Days 8-9

Depart Antarctica - At Sea

Day 10

Back to Ushuaia and Disembarkation

Route Map

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Departure Dates

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December 6 - Dec 15, 2024
Ushuaia, Argentina
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December 26 - Jan 4, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 9,395 - $ 28,195
January 21 - Jan 30, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 9,495 - $ 28,195
February 16 - Feb 25, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 8,995 - $ 24,095
February 25 - Mar 6, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 8,995 - $ 24,095
March 3 - Mar 12, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 8,495 - $ 25,095