Antarctica Ocean Cruise Multi-Adventure Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $16,999 - $26,199 /person

11 days

10 nights

Activity Levels 1-2

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Small Luxury Ships

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Antarctica Ocean Cruise Multi-Adventure Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

11 days

10 nights

Activity Levels 1-2

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Small Luxury Ships

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2025: Jan

From $16,999 - $26,199 /person

Penguins, Icebergs, Glaciers & Epic Grandeur

Antarctica's beauty, mystique and wildlife have long lured explorers and adventurers. Join us on a remarkable sailing voyage from the southernmost tip of the Americas to the frozen domain of the seventh continent, venturing from secluded bays dotted with icebergs to land masses dominated by massive glaciers. This is the bucket-list trip you've been waiting for.

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Walk/Hike
Zodiac
Kayak
Wildlife Cruise

Highlights

  • Discover Antarctica's untamed and mesmerizing landscape on this once-in-a-lifetime trip—on water, land and ice
  • Kayak amid icebergs and hike in Antarctica's frozen wonderland, taking part in unforgettable active excursions
  • Explore alongside an insightful expedition team in the realm of incredible wildlife, from humpback whales to gentoo penguins
  • Venture from the ship aboard nimble Zodiacs to discover pristine spots on land where few others have set foot

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Argentina

Start/End Ushuaia

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Days 1-3

Description

Your adventure begins in Ushuaia, the capital of Argentina's stunning Tierra del Fuego • Before boarding our ship, join your Backroads Trip Leaders for a scenic hike at the fin del mundo (end of the world) • Settle into your luxurious stateroom as our ship's captain expertly navigates across the Drake Passage • Partake in stretching and conditioning classes, informative lectures and other onboard activities while at sea • Floating icebergs and looming glaciers signal you have reached Antarctica.

Accommodations

Nights 1-10

Ponant Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate French atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, three lounges, a theatre and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice. (pool, spa)

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Days 4-7

Description

Board nimble Zodiacs to discover pristine inlets and peaceful coves • Port Lockroy, Paradise Bay and Pléneau Island are just some of the remarkable sites we may visit during our expedition • Hike through untracked snow to gain spectacular views of an ice-framed harbor • Investigate the cacophony you hear from the shore—thousands of gentoo penguins make their home here • Keep an eye out for seabirds, humpback whales and Weddell seals • Walk along snowy coastal routes or return to the water for sea kayaking through the Antarctic's scenic bays and icy monoliths.

Accommodations

Nights 1-10

Ponant Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate French atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, three lounges, a theatre and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice. (pool, spa)

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Days 8-11

Description

On volcanic Deception Island, fire and ice work simultaneously to sculpt an otherworldly landscape • A hike to a caldera summit uncovers steaming geothermal features • Sail back to Argentina, taking advantage of the ship's activities—join chats with expedition experts or a stretching class • Disembark in Ushuaia upon your return from this unforgettable experience.

Accommodations

Nights 1-10

Ponant Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate French atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, three lounges, a theatre and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice. (pool, spa)

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From $16,999 - $26,199 /person

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Accommodations

Small Ships, Big Adventures

Our small ships feel more like boutique retreats, offering an experience a world away from the typical large cruise.

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Nights 1-10

Ponant Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate French atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, three lounges, a theatre and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice. (pool, spa)

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From $16,999 - $26,199 /person

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