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Small Ship Cruising South America and Antarctica

Fascinating wildlife, thrilling Zodiac rides, unparalleled glacial scenery – Antarctica is a breathtaking world of white and blue. Meanwhile South America is an evocative collage of colour, culture, beauty and history.

  • Overview
  • Featured Trips
  • Destinations
  • Special Deals

Overview

Follow the path of renowned explorers and immerse yourself in the epic landscapes and captivating untouched beauty of Antarctica. The amazing ice-strengthened Sea Explorer allows for unrivalled flexibility in tailoring your Antarctic expedition cruise experience so it’s as rewarding as possible. Get up close to incredible wildlife and gain amazing insight into how they survive in this rugged world.

Destinations

Experience the many and varied wonders of Antarctica during a range of shore landings and Zodiac excursions tailored to the conditions and the wildlife.
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Experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing in the world as you’re taken to visit gentoo, chinstrap and Adélie penguin rookeries. You’re also likely to encounter Weddell, crabeater, leopard and Antarctic fur seals, as well as orca, and whales.
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Visit cosmopolitan Buenos Aires and discover a unique South American culture with strong European influences and venture to the end of the world as your explore Ushuaia.
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Each country was so unique, it really felt like we were travelling into different worlds. To see South America in such comfort was brilliant... I wouldn't hesitate going back with APT - thank you.

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  • Explore the frozen tundra that is Antarctica. APT gets you even closer to the action on land. 
  • An evocative collage of colour, culture, beauty and history - South America is a land like no other
  • APT's fleet of small ships can access some of the world’s most pristine and untouched ports
  • Enjoy the services of a dedicated Expedition Leader and Team as they join you on regular Zodiac excursions for the entirety of your Antarctic cruise