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Antarctica Classic In-Depth

from $8,499 per person

  • Included:
  • International airfare & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact center
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Based on the Antarctica Classic tour, this 13-day expedition shows you the beauty and magic of the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula, with the added bonus of two extra days to explore. You’ll journey along the Drake Passage and encounter myriad delights in the form of mighty icebergs, leopard seals, glaciers and penguin rookeries. Along the way, you’ll be treated to lectures from your guides about the history and biology of this area, bringing every inch of this remote corner of the world to life (GM).


  • Explore the world’s most southerly city – Ushuaia
  • Travel through Drakes Passage and experience amazing views and wildlife sightings
  • Visit the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands in search of wildlife, whales and icebergs


Day 1


Arrive into Ushuaia (arrival transfer included) and spend time enjoying the sights and sounds of the world's most southerly city.

Day 2


Set sail this afternoon after enjoying a free morning to explore Ushuaia with some shopping, an optional excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park or with a hike to Marshall Glacier. In the evening, enjoy watching the sunset over Beagle Channel from the deck.

(Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 3-4

Drake Passage

Your journey begins with a 497 mile-long (800km) crossing of the passage which bears the name of the 16th Century English explorer Sir Francis Drake. On your second day you will cross the Antarctic Convergence. When you pass this zone, you’ll have entered into the most nutrient-rich waters on earth – the Southern Ocean. Albatross and Cape Petrels - among other species of birdlife - thrive here so be sure to keep a lookout. Enjoy daily lectures and educational talks on everything from local wildlife to geology to history and previous human expeditions to Antarctica. You will receive a wealth of information from highly skilled and professional historians, marine biologists, and naturalists who are keen to give their unique perspective so make sure to take note!

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 5-10

Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands

With a total of six days to explore the world’s most southerly ecosystem, there’s plenty of time to take in the sensational jaw-dropping landscapes, inspiring vistas and look out for unique wildlife. You’ll aim for two shore landings each day, where you’ll get up close to the amazing landscape and encounter penguin rookeries, seals and beautiful whale sightings. You’ll also learn about the important and dramatic expeditions to this area throughout history, with the option to take a polar plunge (hope you brought your swimsuit), or visit an abandoned whaling station or a working scientific research station. Continue to receive daily lectures throughout the trip where you’ll learn a wealth of information, make sure to take note so you can tell your friends back home!

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 11-12

Drake Passage

Begin your journey north to Ushuaia, with chance to review your Antarctic experience and the many highlights with your lecturers. Be sure to head onto the deck for some last-minute whale and nature sightings. Make sure to ask the experts on hand all of your unanswered questions at this point as they will be happy to enlighten you.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 13

Depart Ushuaia

Your tour comes to an end today - disembark in the morning and transfer for your departing flight.

(Breakfast included)

  • International flights and arrival and departure transfers
  • All internal travel: MS Expedition; Zodiac; private bus
  • Twin-share hotel (1 night); Aboard the MS Expedition in quad-, triple-, twin-share cabins, or suites (all with en-suite bathrooms and porthole or window) (11 nights). Please note that all cabins consist of twin-size berths and are ocean-facing; Suites have 1 queen bed
  • All meals included aboard the MS Expedition; Breakfast included at the hotel. Drinks and tips on board not included.
  • Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team; Lectures and educational programmes; Waterproof boots supplied for men sizes 8-14 and women sizes 3-9 (UK size); Expedition parka; Antarctica destination guidebook
  • 1 Expedition team member per 10 guests

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