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Antarctic explorer aboard Ultramarine

Weather and logistics permitting
New 2025 - 2026 Departures out now!
Plus save a further 5% when you pay in full at time of booking

What to expect

Discover the white continent. Antarctica is the planet’s southernmost, highest, driest, windiest, coldest, and iciest continent. Answer the call of Antarctica and journey with Quark Expeditions. Quark’s classic Antarctic Explorer voyage gives you the best of the stunning Antarctic Peninsula in 11 days. 

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What you'll love

Outdoor activities
Stunning landscapes and sights

Perfect for

Eco friendly
Suitable for everyone
Premium experiences

What's included

  • One night's pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Buenos Aires with breakfast
  • Group flight departing from Buenos Aires’ domestic airport (AEP) to Ushuaia, and returning to Buenos Aires’ international airport (EZE)
  • Group transfer from hotel to airport in Buenos Aires, from Ushuaia airport to the ship, and return
  • Combined airport transfer and express bus tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park after disembarkation in Ushuaia
  • 10-night expedition cruise aboard Ultramarine from Ushuaia return
  • One 10-15 minute helicopter flightseeing excursion (weather and logistics permitting)
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Your itinerary

Day 1

Buenos Aires

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Day 2


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Days 3-4

Crossing the Drake Passage

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Days 5-9

South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

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Days 10-11

Crossing the Drake Passage

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Day 12

Ushuaia to Buenos Aires

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Your route

Antarctic Explorer aboard Ultramarine

Antarctic Explorer aboard Ultramarine

Options and details

Ask your RAA travel advisor about Premium suite pricing.

Multiple departures available, price based on 16 November 2024 departure.

Set Sail: November 2024 - March 2025 | November 2025 - March 2026

Save an additional 5% when you pay in full at time of booking on select departures!#


Terms and conditions

*Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid for new bookings as until 31 July 2024 for select voyages. Bookings made after the promotion period will not qualify for savings. Must quote promo code(s) and provide passengers' full names at the time of booking. Rates/savings per person. Only combinable with Shackleton Club’s past passenger offers. Applies to voyage full fare only; cabins limited. Not applicable to Transfer Package, Adventure Options, additional hotel accommodation, pre/post tours, insurance, flights, or group bookings. Quark Expeditions® has the right to limit, change or discontinue promotion at any time without notice. Excludes triple and single occupancy cabins. Pricing correct as at 31 May 2024.
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