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Small Ship Cruises: Antarctica

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Embark your small cruise ship in Ushuaia, Argentina and get ready for a rollicking ride through the Drake Passage. Once the Drake has been navigated expect to be in awe. See glaciers, Southern fur seals, southern elephant seals, and a variety of albatross species plus thousands of king and macaroni penguins.
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Deception Island, Antarctica
I had made up my mind. I was going to sit back and watch. Maybe take a few photos of the crazy people, but stay in my warm Canada Goose jacket snug and surrounded by feathers. I had decided to officially ignore the Facebook comment by my friend...
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Who can resist the chance to go for quick dip in the Antarctic Ocean? Bracing but worth it!
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Antarctica
If there is one clear resident of Antarctica, it is the penguin. Five species call Antarctica home, and they number in the millions—a fact that won’t surprise you after your first landing on the Last Continent. The most common species in...
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Antarctica
While cruising around Antarctica, you will usually be on the fringes of the continent, stopping at islands and ice floes. There are opportunities, though, to actually set foot on the continent itself, like at Brown Bluff. Located at the northern...
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I have said repeatedly that I have no interest on being on a cruise. The confinement and mode of travel just don’t fit my personality and desires. However there have always been a few exceptions to this statement – Antarctica is one of them....
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A fabulous holiday on board the National Geographic Explorer is unlike any other expedition that you may have taken. The Explorer is a great way to explore the beauty of Antarctica in style. Not every itinerary is exactly a like because something...
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A popular option for those who want to avoid the time and nausea associated with crossing the Drake Passage, fly-cruises to Antarctica feature the best of Antarctic exploration. Passengers fly from Punta Arenas, Chile directly to Frei Station,...
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Antarctica
By the end of your Antarctic expedition, I promise you’ll be able to identify the various penguin species almost immediately. One that doesn’t get as much attention as its cuter cousins is the strange-looking Adelie. Unlike other penguins, these...