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Active Antarctica Adventure Cruise

All the wildlife and snowcapes, with added activites and a night under the stars. Experience Antarctica more profoundly on this small-ship expedition cruise.

This active, small-ship expedition cruise allows you to fully appreciate Antarctica, in all its precious variety. As well as landings at wildlife hotspots and zodiac trips amidst icebergs, you can drift in a kayak past fur seals, snow-shoe along a ridge for incredible views and even sleep out in the last true wilderness.

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Itinerary

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1 of 17

Day 1 - Arrive in Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires this morning and settle in to your hotel in one of the quieter, more leafy areas of the city. Start exploring on foot with the help of our local information and advice.
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2 of 17

Day 2 - Explore Buenos Aires with your guide

Spend the morning with your own guide on a flexible route through the city, getting under the skin of one of the world’s most attractive cities. This afternoon explore more at your own pace.
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3 of 17

Day 3 - Fly to the southernmost city in the world

Fly to the island of Tierro del Fuego and Argentina's most southerly city, Ushuaia. From your small family hotel overlooking the Beagle Channel you are a short ride from the lively central street.
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Day 4 - Explore the Tierra del Fuego National Park with your guide

Follow your guide into the Tierra del Fuego National Park to hike along the forested shores of the Beagle channel. This afternoon explore the interesting museums and lively bars of this port town.
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Day 5 - Set sail along the Beagle channel

Since you embark this afternoon, this morning is free for you to return to the national park, or into town, for a last stretch of the legs before boarding this afternoon.
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6 of 17

Day 6 - Epic sailing across the Drake passage

Sail across the Drake Passage, the most exposed ocean on the planet. Assuming a relatively decent crossing, this is a time to enjoy a diverse range of lectures by the team of guides on board.
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7 of 17

Day 7 - First ice in the South Shetlands

Another full day at sea, again with expert talks, practical briefings and albatrosses following the boat as you catch sight of the South Shetland Islands and officially enter Antarctica.
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8 of 17

Day 8 - Zodiac riding, your link with adventure

Your baptism in Antarctica will no doubt start with a zodiac ride, your daily link between the boat and any activity, as well as one of the most enjoyable activities for spotting wildlife and icebergs.
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Day 9 - Get closer to wildlife

Penguins, close at hand, are a constant presence on daily landings. A professional photographer is on board to teach you how best to capture your images of Antarctica’s scenery and wildlife.
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10 of 17

Day 10 - Walking to enlarge your horizons

Explore further inland with the snowshoes and gentle mountaineering activities led by your expert guides. Walk up to a high ridge for an even more spectacular perspective on Antarctica.
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Day 11 - Spend the night under the stars of Antarctica

Spend a night under the stars in Antarctica, if you are feeling adventurous. Thanks to the right equipment it is not cold but the silence and beautiful light which will stay with you.
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12 of 17

Day 12 - Learn about the epic era of Antarctic exploration

Travel back in time for a glimpse of conditions endured by the pioneers of today's scientific researchers as you visit the old British base at Port Lockroy in the beautiful Wiencke island.
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13 of 17

Day 13 - Kayak amidst icebergs and wildlife

Kayaking in Antarctica puts you side by side with penguins and humpback whales as you navigate between icebergs. If the conditions are right, few things can beat this experience.
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14 of 17

Day 14 - Start travelling back across Drake Passage

Sail away from Antarctica as you cross the Drake Passage north towards Argentina. These are days for reading, learning, sharing, conversing and watch out for wildlife from the deck.
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Day 15 - Last day at sea, Neptune will be in charge

Last day at sea as you complete your crossing of the Drake Passage and traverse the Beagle channel to arrive in Ushuaia, normally this evening - timings depend on the state of the seas.
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16 of 17

Day 16 - Disembark and fly to Buenos Aires

Disembark after breakfast though, to be safe, your flight back to the capital will not be until early afternoon giving you time to enjoy lunch in Ushuaia before you return to Buenos Aires.
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Day 17 - Fly home or continue exploring Latin America

Your private transfer will arrive at a time to suit you today as you head home full of memories, or explore farther into Latin America to catch some warmth before returning home.
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1 of 17

Day 1 - Arrive in Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires this morning and settle in to your hotel in one of the quieter, more leafy areas of the city. Start exploring on foot with the help of our local information and advice.
Cdn pura aventura com images original argentina buenos aires cafe bar la boca

2 of 17

Day 2 - Explore Buenos Aires with your guide

Spend the morning with your own guide on a flexible route through the city, getting under the skin of one of the world’s most attractive cities. This afternoon explore more at your own pace.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica argentina ushuaia port

3 of 17

Day 3 - Fly to the southernmost city in the world

Fly to the island of Tierro del Fuego and Argentina's most southerly city, Ushuaia. From your small family hotel overlooking the Beagle Channel you are a short ride from the lively central street.
Cdn pura aventura com images original argentina ushuaia tierra del fuego national park coastal walk c diego

4 of 17

Day 4 - Explore the Tierra del Fuego National Park with your guide

Follow your guide into the Tierra del Fuego National Park to hike along the forested shores of the Beagle channel. This afternoon explore the interesting museums and lively bars of this port town.
Cdn pura aventura com images original argentina ushuaia beagle ortelius antarctica ship c diego

5 of 17

Day 5 - Set sail along the Beagle channel

Since you embark this afternoon, this morning is free for you to return to the national park, or into town, for a last stretch of the legs before boarding this afternoon.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica drake passage wandering albatross c diego

6 of 17

Day 6 - Epic sailing across the Drake passage

Sail across the Drake Passage, the most exposed ocean on the planet. Assuming a relatively decent crossing, this is a time to enjoy a diverse range of lectures by the team of guides on board.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica drake south shetland iceberg mountains c diego

7 of 17

Day 7 - First ice in the South Shetlands

Another full day at sea, again with expert talks, practical briefings and albatrosses following the boat as you catch sight of the South Shetland Islands and officially enter Antarctica.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica georges point zodiac guests mountain backdrop

8 of 17

Day 8 - Zodiac riding, your link with adventure

Your baptism in Antarctica will no doubt start with a zodiac ride, your daily link between the boat and any activity, as well as one of the most enjoyable activities for spotting wildlife and icebergs.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica peninsula orne island penguin gentoo close up cameras c diego

9 of 17

Day 9 - Get closer to wildlife

Penguins, close at hand, are a constant presence on daily landings. A professional photographer is on board to teach you how best to capture your images of Antarctica’s scenery and wildlife.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica danco island snowshoers walking

10 of 17

Day 10 - Walking to enlarge your horizons

Explore further inland with the snowshoes and gentle mountaineering activities led by your expert guides. Walk up to a high ridge for an even more spectacular perspective on Antarctica.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica peninsula paradise bay leith cove diego c rystad

11 of 17

Day 11 - Spend the night under the stars of Antarctica

Spend a night under the stars in Antarctica, if you are feeling adventurous. Thanks to the right equipment it is not cold but the silence and beautiful light which will stay with you.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica peninsula lockroy station window pinguin c diego

12 of 17

Day 12 - Learn about the epic era of Antarctic exploration

Travel back in time for a glimpse of conditions endured by the pioneers of today's scientific researchers as you visit the old British base at Port Lockroy in the beautiful Wiencke island.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica kayaking cuverville island 2 c diego

13 of 17

Day 13 - Kayak amidst icebergs and wildlife

Kayaking in Antarctica puts you side by side with penguins and humpback whales as you navigate between icebergs. If the conditions are right, few things can beat this experience.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica plancius whale tail c diego

14 of 17

Day 14 - Start travelling back across Drake Passage

Sail away from Antarctica as you cross the Drake Passage north towards Argentina. These are days for reading, learning, sharing, conversing and watch out for wildlife from the deck.
Cdn pura aventura com images original antarctica antarctic peninsula ortelius ship copyright elke lindner oceanwide expeditions rough seas on drake passage20180829 76980 1k3lxf2

15 of 17

Day 15 - Last day at sea, Neptune will be in charge

Last day at sea as you complete your crossing of the Drake Passage and traverse the Beagle channel to arrive in Ushuaia, normally this evening - timings depend on the state of the seas.
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16 of 17

Day 16 - Disembark and fly to Buenos Aires

Disembark after breakfast though, to be safe, your flight back to the capital will not be until early afternoon giving you time to enjoy lunch in Ushuaia before you return to Buenos Aires.
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17 of 17

Day 17 - Fly home or continue exploring Latin America

Your private transfer will arrive at a time to suit you today as you head home full of memories, or explore farther into Latin America to catch some warmth before returning home.

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