An epic, luxury voyage to discover the remote wilds of Antarctica

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  • Personalised journeys from start to finish

  • Every trip helps support Conservation

  • Every detail taken care of

Itinerary highlights

  • Marvel at the astounding scenery and king penguins of South Georgia
  • Take a vibrant tour around Buenos Aires looking for street art
  • Visit massive colonies of penguins, other seabirds and fur seals
  • Navigate the waters of the legendary Drake Passage

What's included

  • Completely private tours in Buenos Aires and Ushuaia
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise
  • Full support from your Travel Concierge before, during and after your trip
  • Meet and greet airport service
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At a glance

Enjoy an extended cruise to Antarctica, taking in the Falklands and South Georgia. With your choice of our favourite luxury cruise ships, our travel designers can craft the trip of a lifetime to this spectacular part of the world. Your adventure could look something like this, depending on what time your have available.

Begin with two nights in Buenos Aires getting a feel for the soul of the city with an art tour, before heading down to Ushuaia where you can spend a day in the beautiful Tierra del Fuego National Park before boarding for your cruise. This epic exploration of Antarctica will see you cruising on a state-of-the-art vessel for 19 days, seeing incredible wildlife and spectacular scenery unlike anywhere else in the world. Look for seabirds in the Falklands and enjoy onboard presentations as you cross the Southern Ocean.

Tens of millions of breeding penguins, seals and seabirds await in South Georgia as does the grave of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. Heading even further south, there are almost endless bays and coves to discover, before you finally retrace your path back up through the Drake Passage. Bring your journey to a close in Buenos Aires, where a riveting Rojo tango show and dinner await.

Example trip itinerary

Days 1-3

Buenos Aires

Flights & transfers

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Private transfer to your hotel in Buenos Aires

Accommodation in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires street art tour Buenos Aires street art tour

This tour will see you explore either the northern or southern neighbourhoods of the city discovering fascinating murals and pieces of street art along the way. You'll learn a little about the history of street art in Buenos Aires and its cultural importance. The tour includes older pieces as well as more contemporary works by a variety of artists.

Flights & transfers

Transfer

Transfer to the airport

Transfer

Flight to Ushuaia

Transfer

Transfer to your hotel in Ushuaia

Days 3-5

Ushuaia

Accommodation in Ushuaia

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Tierra del Fuego tour Tierra del Fuego tour

Your guide will collect you from your hotel for the short drive west of Ushuaia to the Tierra del Fuego National Park, which borders the Beagle Channel across the valley of the Pipo River and Laputaia Bay. You'll explore the scenic woodlands and beech forests, marshes and flora as well the history of forest fires, beaver populations, traders and hunters that have shaped this part of the world.

Days 5-23

Cruising Antarctica

Cruise ships in Antarctica

19-day Antarctica cruise 19-day Antarctica cruise

The sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands and South Georgia are home to some of the most incredible and unique wildlife on Earth. On this epic adventure you'll get to see beaches covered in fur seals, elephant seals and thousands of penguins. A truly memorable experience. You'll also have the opportunity to learn about the history of this remote place, dating back the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Falklands/Malvinas Falklands/Malvinas

Explore some of the westernmost settled outposts in the Falklands/Malvinas, where you can take in the beautiful countryside and look for black-browed albatross or rockhopper, king and Magellanic penguin rookeries. You'll also see Stanley, a lively hub of activity nestled in a sheltered harbor. Head out on foot to explore the museum, shops and services centered on the port, or look for sea lions, dolphins and bird life along the shores.

Southern Ocean Southern Ocean

Things will really start to ramp up with plenty of wildlife spotting to do as you make your way east across the Antarctic Convergence and officially enter Antarctic waters. Shipboard presentations continue, featuring topics such as the captivating history and abundant wildlife of South Georgia.

South Georgia South Georgia

Take in tens of millions of breeding penguins, seals and seabirds. Astounding mountain scenery, towering glaciers, icebergs and an incredible array of wildlife surround as you travel down South Georgia’s leeward coast. You’ll have the opportunity to visit historic Grytviken whaling station, featuring the tiny graveyard where the great Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton is buried.

Scotia Sea and Antarctica Scotia Sea and Antarctica

Heading farther south, the programme of informative presentations will continue and there'll be plenty more wildlife spotting opportunities as the icebergs become more plentiful. Over the next few days you'll get to explore a variety of picturesque bays and harbors, maneuvering through wildlife-rich waters. There will be stops at active scientific bases and historic landing sites.

Drake Passage Drake Passage

As your life-changing adventure begins to draw to a close, you'll make your way north, once again crossing the legendary Drake Passage. Celebrate your expedition with a final meal together with your fellow guests and time to reflect on all you've seen and experienced.

Flights & transfers

Transfer

Flight to Buenos Aires

Transfer

Transfer to your hotel in Buenos Aires

Days 23-24

Buenos Aires

Accommodation in Buenos Aires

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Rojo Tango Show with dinner Rojo Tango Show with dinner

Enjoy the best Tango Show in town, set in the exclusive environs of the Faena Hotel. The Rojo tango is the smallest and most stylish of tango salons. Your evening includes a three course dinner, wine, and transfers to and from the venue.

Flights & transfers

Transfer

Transfer to the airport

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