Visit the beautiful South Shetland Islands and encounter abundant wildlife, visit the Gerlache Strait area and the snow-covered Lemaire Channel on this epic expedition to Antarctica.

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Why We Love It

Abundant Antarctic wildlife

Dramatic Polar scenery

The spectacular Lemaire Channel

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Day by day Itinerary

Land of Penguins & Icebergs

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Day 1


Arrive in Ushuaia and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2


This afternoon, embark on the Sea Spirit. (B)(D)

Day 3

Across the Drake Passage

After transiting the Beagle Channel, we head south across the Drake Passage. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4

Across the Drake Passage

See day three for more details. (B)(L)(D)

Day 5

South Shetland Islands - Antarctica

This wild and beautiful island chain contains numerous historically significant landing sites with abundant wildlife. (B)(L)(D)

Day 6

South Shetland Islands - Antarctica

See day five for more details. (B)(L)(D)

Day 7


Farther south, on the Antarctic Peninsula, the vast Gerlache Strait area contains sheltered bays, accesible wildlife and stunning scenery. You'll understand why the imposing snow-covered Lemaire Channel is called "Kodak Gap". A Zodiac cruise of Paradise Bay with its many glaciers, offers an experience like no other on the globe. (B)(L)(D)

Day 8


See day seven for more details. (B)(L)(D)

Day 9

Drake Passage

We head back to Ushuaia. (B)(L)(D)

Day 10

Drake Passage

See day nine for more details. (B)(L)(D)

Day 11


Disembark after breakfast, and transfer to the airport or town centre. (B)

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All prices are quoted in NZD, per person, twin share based on the Main Deck Suite. Prices based on travel on Sea Spirit departures: 08Feb23 and 18Feb23. *19Dec22 a higher rate applies on Christmas departure. All care is taken to promote correct pricing at time of publication but is dependent upon availability and will be confirmed at time of reservation. Valid for sale 01Nov20-30June21 or until sold out. Not valid in conjunction with other offers. Offers are subject to availability and can change without notification due to fluctuations in charges and currency. Seasonal surcharges & single supplements may apply. Cannot be combined with another offers or discounts and valid for new bookings only. Airfares not included unless specified. Contact Adventure World for details. Credit Card surcharges apply. For full terms and conditions please view