Australian Geographic and Hurtigruten Expeditions: Antarctica & Falklands Expedition

Departure date
15 days

A once-in-a-lifetime Antarctic summer cruise

  • 16-day expedition cruise from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, Antarctica and the Falkland Islands, hosted by Australian Geographic.

  • Explore the wilderness and varied penguin species of Antarctica before sailing to the Falkland Islands' sandy beaches and charming capital.

  • Enjoy long days and mild summer conditions as your Expedition Team use small boats and landings to get you up close to Antarctica's unspoilt beauty.

With Australian Geographic

Hosted by Justin Walker, Editor-in-Chief of Australian Geographic Adventure, this special cruise to Antarctica starts in lively Buenos Aires. Then its onto Ushuaia to join your hybrid-powered expedition ship, MS Roald Amundsen.

The frozen continent 

Experience five incredible days of Antarctic icescapes in the summer as penguins court and build their nests. Join the Expedition Team on landings and ice-cruising, with options to camp, hike and kayak. Next, you'll visit the green hills and white sand beaches of the Falkland Islands, where you can visit penguin and seal colonies.

What's Included


  • Return flights in economy class between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia


  • Overnight in Buenos Aires before the expedition cruise, including breakfast


  • Transfer from the hotel in Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires airport before the expedition cruise
  • Transfers between Ushuaia airport and the ship, including a brief tour of the town

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

The beat of Buenos Aires

Day 1

Early start in Ushuaia

Day 2

Get set for Antarctica

Day 3-4

Antarctica: another world

Day 5-9

The Drake Passage

Day 10-11

Wildlife of the Falklands

Day 12-14

Our last day at sea

Day 15

Ushuaia and Buenos Aires

Day 16

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Expedition Team in Antarctica

Your onboard guides are local experts in areas of interest specific to Antarctica