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Classic Antarctica - M/v Ushuaia

Into Antarctica...
The South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula form one of the most spectacular wilderness areas on earth. A remarkable collection of wildlife lives in the shadow of snow-capped mountains and blue icebergs; penguins, whales and a rich diversity of birdlife await you an exploratory journey of the Great White Continent.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the islands of the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Walk amongst vast rookeries of penguins
  • Enjoy the freedom of being in the vast, ice-sculpted Antarctic wilderness
  • Enjoy the views from the bridge or decks of your vessel, the ice-strengthened Ushuaia
  • Be accompanied by expert lecturers and guides on shore


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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    Crossing the Drake Passage

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    Crossing the Drake Passage

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    Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands

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    Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands

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    Antarctic Peninsula

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    Antarctic Peninsula

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    The Drake Passage

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    The Drake Passage

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    Cruise ends Ushuaia

Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

We have the following different versions of the Classic Antarctica - M/V Ushuaia tour available at present.

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Why Book this tour
There is a chit system on board the ship, with bills settled on the final night of the voyage. Please note that only US Dollars and credit cards are accepted on board.
Currency aboard the Ushuaia is USD or Euros. MasterCard and American Express are accepted but there is a minimum amount of USD$100; credit cards cannot be used to pay for tips.
Included meals 9 8 9
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Zodiac, MV Ushuaia
9 nights Comfortable Boat
Tour Staff
Expedition Crew, Naturalist(s)
Ship Description
Built for the US agency NOAA (National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration), the Ushuaia has been constantly modernised and refurbished in its eight years operating in Antarctica. The Ushuaia is an ice-strengthened small ship, accommodating just 84 passengers; making it a comfortable and steadfast choice. Knowledgeable staff will ensure you get the most out of your visit and there’s an openbridge policy plus ample deck space for wildlife-viewing.