An Explorer's Antarctica


Cruises to the White Continent

An Explorer's Antarctica


Group | 11 Days | Moderate Cruise
  • Choose from itineraries lasting 11–30 days
  • Be surrounded by penguins and watch whales and seals
  • Weave through spectacular ice and sea passages
  • Enjoy a comfortable ship with superior amenities, learning from scientists, experts, and lecturers
  • Opt to add time in Chile and Argentina before or after your cruise

Antarctica is a destination many fantasize about; we count ourselves lucky to be able to make so many dreams possible. These expeditions to the White Continent start at the southern tip of South America, in Ushuaia, Argentina. All of the small, ice-strengthened ships we use are quite comfortable, with expedition teams of naturalists, historians, and geologists to help make sense of the abundant wildlife and expound on human’s exploration (and exploitation) of Antarctica.

Description


On our Antarctica trip, everything was a highlight! We saw an abundance of animals: whales (orca and humpback), penguins (chinstrap, gentoo, Adelie, and even one lone emperor), seals, and birds. Each and every expedition guide was outstanding. Their enthusiasm was infectious.

– Jane C.

Heading south toward Cape Horn into the Drake Passage (notorious for its rough seas), you soon encounter pack ice and icebergs—a veritable floating sculpture garden. Birds, whales, and seals bring the skies and seas to life. Take advantage of the almost 24-hour daylight at such famous and dramatic settings as Paradise Bay, Anvers Island, King George Island, Port Lockroy, and Deception Island. You'll spend as much time as possible on the Antarctic Peninsula and the spectacular South Shetlands, going ashore by Zodiac a couple of times each day.

The longer voyages include visits to South Georgia Island—a breath-stopping, 9500-foot rock massif, populated by enormous congeries of penguins and seals—Elephant Island, and the Falkland Islands.

If you don't have the time or stomach for the Drake Passage crossing, check out our Antarctica Fly & Cruise journey.

Whichever itinerary you choose, we’re here to arrange all the details.

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Featured Departure

Ross Sea Journey

Venture into the extremely remote Ross Sea, savoring the dramatic landscapes, glaciers, icebergs, penguin rookeries, early explorers' huts and more, with stops en route in little-known sub-Antarctic islands, including the Snares.

Dates & Prices


Dates

Departures offered NovemberMarch; request details for specific dates.

Pricing

From $6800 per person

Inclusions:

  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Shore landings, presentations, and activities per the vessel’s daily program
  • All meals
  • Bottled water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Services of an expedition leader, lecturers/naturalists, and support staff during voyage
  • Some gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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