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Best of Antarctica in 11 Days

  • Expedition dates

    November 2024 - March 2025

  • Starts From

    Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ends At

    Ushuaia, Argentina

  • Activities & Attractions

    Penguins, whales, seals, icebergs, glaciers, hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, RIB safaris, camping on snow

  • Starting From Price per person

    AED 21,700

    *Flexible payment plan available

Expedition Overview

This essential Antarctic journey is for those who prefer a very active, intimate and comfortable time at the White continent! On board a small 200 passenger capacity ship, enjoy exploring the Antarctic peninsula with its iconic wildlife and scenery: icebergs in all shape and sizes, thousands of penguins, narrow waterways surrounded by majestic peaks rising out of the sea and scientific research stations.

Your day-wise itinerary

Day 1 - 2


Enjoy some moments in this town, before embarking your ship on second day

Day 3 - 4

Crossing the Drake Passage

As we cross the famed passage, we celebrate on board with festive menu and traditions

Day 5 - 8


Have a truly magical time with incredible wildlife, scenery and activities that we shall experience while hopping between different sites

Day 9 - 10

Heading back via Drake Passage

Enjoy your last day out on deck, recapping your experiences from the incredible journey

Day 11

Ushuaia, Argentina

We disembark at Ushuaia, marking an end to a very memorable expedition
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Enjoy Zodiac Cruising

Achieve the best views and photographs from forward- facing Explorer Boats. These unique watercraft allow you to sit comfortably and securely while crackling through the ice-strewn waters. Look out for wildlife such as penguins, seals and whales as you cruise the polar wilderness

Paddle one-off

Enjoy an unforgettable experience on the water, taking in the breathtaking surroundings of Antarctica, whilst accompanied by Expedition Day Paddle Guides. Expertly guided, one-off, day paddle excursions in stable, sit-on-top inflatable kayaks give you the rare chance to see Antarctica from the same perspective as most of the wildlife – at the surface of the sea. No previous kayaking experience is required

Or Join a Kayak Club

If paddling is an activity you greatly enjoy, In small groups of 16 kayakers, under full instruction from Expedition Kayak Guides, experience true tranquillity as you paddle through clinking ice floes in awe of the enormity of the surrounding scenery. Previous kayaking experience and a good level of fitness is required. Single and double sea kayaks are available

Polar Plunge

This is the ultimate adrenaline rush. Once per expedition, you will have the opportunity to plunge yourself safely into the icy waters of Antarctica. Make sure you have a non-plunging friend with a camera at the ready to capture this uniquely exhilarating event

Enjoy a Night Out

On Antarctic Snow

Camp out on the ice and experience the silence that blankets the continent by night. This is your chance to completely connect with this ethereal ice world – wrap up warm and embrace the Antarctic elements

Hone Your Photography Skills

On the Field

Capture incredible wildlife and landscape shots under the expert guidance of world-class photographers, whilst utilising the latest photography gear available on loan throughout your voyage. Through a small group dedicated Photography Program photography enthusiasts of any skill level can take the opportunity to make photography a focus of their expedition

Go for Hikes

Feel the crunch of ice under your feet and the icy whip of the Antarctic air on your cheeks with a hike on the Antarctic Peninsula, as an when weather favours

Go Snowshoeing

Get a spring in your step when you clip on a pair of snowshoes in Antarctica. Enabling you to easily scale gentle slopes, this unique activity allows you to access hard to reach places and seek out the most impressive views


It doesn’t get more serene than a complimentary onboard yoga classes to the tune of glacial scenery. Join the most unique exercise setting in the world after a day of exploration. Classes are regular but are dependent on weather conditions and swell

Daily Lectures

Your inspiring expedition team are a talented bunch of historians, biologists, geologists and conservationists. Enjoy daily lectures on fascinating Antarctic subject matter which will leave you just as passionate about this wilderness as they are


Sighting them in real, is a spectacle on its own! During your sailing in peak summer, penguin rookeries will be at full capacity, with adults rearing their chics - Gentoos, Chinstraps, Adèlie


While, sighting the crab eaters will be common, we'll just be in time to see weaning of the Leopard & weaning cum rearing of Antarctic fur seals. The weddel seals chicks which have by now become adults will be found molting if spotted


December sees the arrival back of hungry humpback whales from tropical waters. Expect to spot fin, minke, orcas, southern right & sperm whales among others, all just beginning to arrive for the annual feeding season

Ocean Endeavour

Enjoy an intimate atmosphere aboard this small expedition ship, with a capacity of just 200. With one of the best expedition staff to passenger ratio (1:8), enjoy a very comfortable, active atmosphere on board


Features 10 different categories of cabins, suitable for solos, couples, families with kids. Each cabin is spacious, comfortable and standard

Outdoor decks and lounges

With 2 lounges and 2 decks, enjoy ample of opportunities to sight wildlife or take in the beauty of the scenery outside

Health and Wellness Programs

A variety of health and wellness activities are available on board, including a sauna, saltwater swimming pool, spa and gym

Large fleet of zodiacs

A large fleet of zodiacs enables all guests to be off the ship at one time. There are also two gangways on each side of the vessel for fast disembarkation

What's Included

  • Expedition Cruise in cabin grade of your choice
  • All meals onboard including snacks
  • Onboard lecture program from Expedition Team and Naturalists
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruising (except paid adventure options that have an additional cost)
  • Use of rubber boots on land and waterproof outer shell jacket
  • Insulated inner jacket, yours to keep at the end of your voyage
  • Transfer from Ushuaia airport to hotel on Day 1 of itinerary
  • Pre-night hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Transfer from hotel accommodation to the ship for embarkation
  • Transfer to Ushuaia airport on return to port
  • Use of onboard gym, sauna, pool, jacuzzi and yoga services
  • All port taxes

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Visas
  • Optional Shore Excursions (camping, snowshowing, kayaking)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Handling
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Expenses of personal nature (alcohol, laundary, phone calls etc)

Special Notes

  • A medical declaration form is required to be submitted by all passengers joining this expedition
  • A travel insurance of repatriation amount USD 200,000 is mandatorily required
  • The above itinerary is only indicative. Weather, ice and sea conditions determine the final framework of exploration. A safe experience at all times will be the priority
  • Kids of age 5 and below cannot be allowed
  • We offer flexible payment plans on request basis. Please ask your consultant for same at time of booking