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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 amid 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

Itinerary

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    Ushuaia

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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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    Antarctic Peninsula

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    The Drake Passage

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    The Drake Passage

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    Cruise ends Ushuaia

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Classic Antarctica - M/V Ushuaia
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Included meals 10 9 10
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Zodiac, MV Ushuaia
Accommodation
10 nights Premium Boat
Trip 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 whilst operating in Antarctica. The Ushuaia is an ice-strengthened small ship, accommodating just 88 passengers; making it a comfortable and steadfast choice. Knowledgeable staff will ensure you get the most out of your visit and there's an open bridge policy plus ample deck space for wildlife-viewing.