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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.

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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.


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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As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary

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  • Personalise your holiday in select locations with our included Freedom of Choice activities and dining options
  • Get close to iconic wonders, and experience new customs and cultures with our Signature Experiences
  • All-inclusive and designed for the discerning traveller. Wherever you’ve dreamed of going, APT can take you there.
  • An evocative collage of colour, culture, beauty and history - South America is a land like no other

From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit