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Spirit of Shackleton

A 3-week voyage illuminating Ernest Shackleton’s legend and recounting his courageous exploration of the Antarctic.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 18,199
Up to 11% savings
Length
21 Days
Embark
Ushuaia
Disembark
Ushuaia
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 18,199
Up to 11% savings

Highlights

  • Meet hardy locals and spot unique wildlife in the Falkland Islands.
  • Explore abandoned whaling stations and visit Shackleton’s grave.
  • Walk amongst king penguins and learn about the environment and ecology from experts.

Experience vast penguin rookeries and seal colonies on this awe-inspiring voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands. This 21-day voyage illuminates Ernest Shackleton’s legend and recounts his courageous exploration of Antarctica.

You’ll visit historical sites of past explorers, as well as Shackleton’s final resting place — the wildlife-rich island of South Georgia. Antarctica is beyond comprehension and sure to amaze any traveller seeking a true adventure to the world’s most remote wilderness.

Standard Activities

presentation
Lectures
Zodiac Cruises
Zodiac Cruises
Penguin Watching
Penguin Watching
water aerobics
Polar Plunge
Whale Watching
Whale Watching

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Ushuaia

Arrive in Ushuaia at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the world’s most southerly city.

Ushuaia
Embarkation Point
Day 2

Ushuaia - Drake Passage

Days 3-4

Drake Passage - South Shetland Islands

Days 5-9

South Shetland Islands - Antarctic Peninsula

Days 10-11

Antarctic Peninsula - Scotia Sea

Days 12-15

Scotia Sea - South Georgia

Days 16-17

South Georgia - Southern Ocean

Days 18-19

Southern Ocean - Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Day 20

Falkland Islands -Beagle Channel - Ushuaia

Day 21

Ushuaia

Route Map

There are 8 main destinations visited
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January 11 - Jan 31, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 18,199 - $ 27,899
Up to 11% savings

Extra Activities

Explore these 2 add on activities
From $ 1,499 Per Person

Kayaking

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Tent set up on ice
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Camping

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What's Included

  • 1 nt hotel in Ushuaia, on a twin share basis
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team
  • Lectures and educational programs
  • Waterproof boots supplied for USA sizes 4 - 16
  • Expedition parka
  • Meals: 20 breakfasts, 18 lunches, 19 dinners
  • One expedition team member per 10 guests.

What's Excluded

  • Allow USD25-35 for meals not included.
  • Drinks and tips on board not included.