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Journey to the Antarctic Peninsula

14 nights from £6,849 per person

  • Included:
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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The Antarctic Peninsula is a starkly beautiful part of the world – a destination that has fascinated explorers for many years. This tour gives you the chance to experience it for yourself, with a 15-day adventure which defines the term ‘once in a lifetime’. You’ll cross the Drake Passage, the Weddell Sea, take in sightings of whales and roosting penguins, and experience some of the most breath-taking views you’ll ever see. This is a true adventure that offers some utterly amazing memories.


  • Visit Ushuaia – the world’s most southerly city
  • Traverse Drakes Passage and experience the amazing landscape first-hand
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and see penguins, whales and mighty icebergs


Day 1


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

Day 2


Embark on your journey in the late afternoon, after spending the morning shopping and exploring Ushuaia. In the evening, you’ll be able to watch the sun set over the Beagle Channel as you relax on the deck of your home for the remainder of the trip.

(Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 3-4

Drake Passage

Today sees you cross the 400-mile crossing of Drake Passage, named after the explorer Sir Francis Drake. Passing icebergs and travelling through sub-Antarctic waters, this is a sensational part of the world with some breath-taking scenery. Passing through this area, you’ll be treated to sightings of whales and varied bird life such as albatross and Cap Petrels, as well as many other species. As you make your way through the passage, make yourself acquainted with the ship and the various common areas such as the lounge and the library. There will be lectures and information sessions so you can learn more about this fascinating region.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 5-12

Antarctic Peninsula & Weddell Sea

Over the course of the next few days, you’ll experience some amazing sightings and shore landings to some of the lesser-visited locations on the eastern side. The Weddell Sea is picturesque and remote, and this is where Ernest Shackleton’s ship ‘Endurance’ came to her end but where your polar adventure begins. You’ll journey south and explore the ice edge from the vessel, as well as seeing countless species of penguin, seal and whales along the way. You’ll pass mighty icebergs and some striking landscapes on your way, giving you chance to really immerse yourself in this magnificent part of the world.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 13-14

Drake Passage

Enjoy reviewing the highlights of your Antarctic experience as you make your way north to your home port of Ushuaia. There will some last minute lectures as well as the opportunity to see whales from the observation deck.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 15

Depart Ushuaia

Disembark in the morning.

(Breakfast included)


What's Included

  • International flights and arrival transfer
  • 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) (13 nights). Please note that cabins consist of twin-size berths and are ocean-facing; Suites have 1 queen-size bed
  • All meals included aboard the MS Expedition; Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team; Lectures and educational programmes; Waterproof boots supplied for men's sizes 8-14 and women's sizes 3-9; Expedition parka; Antarctica destination guidebook
  • 1 Expedition team member per 10 guests

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