Days 1 & 2Ushuaia, ArgentinaTransfer from airport, explore the town, two nights in hotel
Day 3EmbarkationBoard the ship and set sail
Day 4At Sea, Southern OceanInformative and entertaining talks about the wildlife, history, and geology
Day 5 West FalklandsBlack-Browed albatross or Rockhopper, King, and Magellanic penguin rookeries
Day 6 Stanley, East FalklandsMuseum, shops and services centered on the port, look for sea lions, dolphins, and bird life
Days 7 & 8At SeaSouthern Ocean
Days 9 - 12South Georgia Millions of penguins, hundreds of thousands seals
Days 13 & 14Scotia SeaAlbatross, prions, shearwaters and whales
Days 15 - 18Antarctic PeninsulaGentoo, Adelie & chinstrap penguins, seals and dramatic scenery
Days 19 & 20At Sea Drake Passage
Day 21Ushuaia, DisembarkationFarewell your fellow expeditioners


Seaventure Owners Suite

The MS Seaventure features a 1-A Super ice class rating which is the highest ice class awarded to passenger vessels. She can explore places that other vessels simply cannot. The Seaventure will take up to 139 guests and has enough Zodiacs to ensure all guests can leave the vessel and make landings or explore by Zodiac at the same time. With creature comforts in the well appointed staterooms and suites the ship also offers spacious common areas for socialising and attending information sessions when not out exploring. This ship has a beautiful dining area with picture windows to take in the views as well as an al fresco dining area when weather permits for outdoor dining.

Days 1-2 Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia Port, Argentina

No need to stress about missed connections or flight delays as you arrive with plenty of time to unwind and enjoy your hotel accommodation set up high on the mountains or head out and discover this southernmost city in the world of Ushuaia. Located at the end of southern Patagonia the southern tip of Argentina and surrounded by sea and mountains, enjoy exploring the museums and Argentinean leather markets. Attend the optional evening briefing for the opportunity to ask questions and meet some of your fellow explorers.

Day 3 Ushuaia, Embarkation

Ushuaia, Hayley

After a final morning exploring Ushuaia or unwinding at the resort, our mid-afternoon transfer will take you to the beautiful MS Seaventure. Your expedition team and ship staff will greet you on board, followed by a safety and orientation briefing and Captain’s welcome dinner. You’re on your way to Antarctica.

Day 4 At Sea, Southern Ocean

Albatross at Sea

Among the wildlife spotting opportunities as we sail south are the albatrosses, prions, and petrels that frequently follow the ship. The Expedition Team will be out on deck as well, looking for the whales and dolphins that can be seen in the area. The experts will begin their presentations with informative and entertaining talks on the wildlife, history, and geology of The Falkland Islands and Southern Ocean. Helpful briefings on environmental regulations and expedition safety will also be held in the lounge.

Day 5 West Falklands


We’ll be exploring 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.

Day 6 Stanley, East Falklands


Stanley is 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.

Days 7-8 At Sea, Southern Ocean

Giant Petrel next to ship

Things really start to ramp up with plenty of wildlife identifying to do as we make our 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.

Days 9-12 South Georgia

Southern end of South Georgia - glacier (1)

South Georgia is often referred to as the ‘Serengeti of the Southern Ocean’ and it’s easy to see why as you take in tens of millions of breeding penguins, seals, and seabirds. Magnificent mountain scenery, glaciers galore, icebergs, a rich historical tapestry, and an incredible array of wildlife will astound you as we travel down South Georgia’s leeward coast. We’ll also visit historic Grytviken whaling station, featuring the tiny graveyard where the great Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton is buried.

Days 13-14 Scotia Sea

First tabular iceberg scotia sea

Heading farther south, the informative presentations and wildlife watching continue as the icebergs become more and more plentiful.

Days 15-18 Antarctic

Gentoo Penguins at Orne Island

Here we’ll explore any number of picturesque bays and famed harbors, maneuvering through majestic channels as we travel the wildlife-rich waters. There are great opportunities to stop at several active scientific bases and historic landing sites as we spot numerous species of penguins, seals, and whales along the rugged coastlines and in the sea.

Days 19-20 Crossing the Drake Passage

Crossing the Drake

As you leave this magical place and the ship heads north across the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage, the presentation series and wildlife spotting continues. Sailing back to Ushuaia through the Beagle Channel, celebrate the conclusion of your expedition with a special slideshow.

Day 21 Ushuaia

Ushuaia, Hayley

With huge smiles on weary, content faces, and perhaps some new friends for life, we disembark in the morning, letting you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and adventure.

To book this voyage call 1300 784 794 or email contact@antarcticatravelcentre.com.au

We will tailor the perfect holiday to suit your needs.

Extend your trip to Patagonia

To make the most of your time in South America we can tailor a holiday to Patagonia to suit your voyage dates. If you have a bit more time we can create a tailor-made itinerary to some of the highlights of South America. Take a look at the Patagonia sample itineraries below and contact us to begin creating your perfect holiday.