Nestled within the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, Ushuaia offers a surprising number of shops, museums, cafes and restaurants.
Today you’ll say goodbye to your Expedition Team and your fellow travelers.
Crossing the Antarctic Circle is an impressive achievement, as most expeditions to the Peninsula do not reach this far south, which is officially noted at 66° 33' S.
With the Drake Passage left in our wake, we make a final approach to Antarctica. Get your cameras ready, as the continent’s coastline will make its first appearance, signaling the start of your adventure in the realm of the Antarctic.
The Beagle Channel sets you on your way as the ship sails in the late afternoon.
You will begin your journey in Ushuaia, a small, but bustling port town at the tip of South America.
After breakfast aboard the ship, our staff will transfer you and your luggage to the airport for your homeward flights.
The South Shetlands will be sure to add variety to your voyage as your time spent in Antarctica comes to a close.
Having sailed northwards along the Peninsula you will begin your passage through the Antarctic Sound.
After a couple of days at sea, you’ll finally arrive at the Antarctic Peninsula.
Go off the beaten track with kayaking, skiing and more!
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