In-depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Southbound)

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Departure Dates
October 16, 2022 and October 13, 2023
22 days

See Antarctica's frozen beauty and wild Patagonia

  • 22-day expedition cruise from Valparaíso to beautiful Patagonia and the Chilean fjords, with a week exploring Antarctica.

  • Visit fascinating UNESCO sites, exciting South American cities, round the legendary Cape Horn and sail the Drake Passage.

  • Spend seven days exploring Antarctica on landings, hikes and ice-cruising, observing wildlife and nature up close with your Expedition Team.

UNESCO natural and man-made wonders

Your expedition cruise takes in many designated World Heritage Sites. These include colourful Valparaíso, the ornate churches of Castro, and the spectacular rugged landscapes, glaciers and lakes of Torres del Paine National Park.

Amazing Antarctic wildlife

Your week in Antarctica has no fixed itinerary, but will include ice cruises and landings whenever possible – as well as a visit to penguin rookeries. The rich waters and landing sites are home to incredible wildlife like whales, seals, guanacos and pumas. Birdwatchers should be on the lookout for rheas, Chilean Flamingos and the mighty Andean condor.

What's Included


  • Transfer from the ship to Punta Arenas airport after the expedition cruise


  • Flight in economy class from Punta Arenas to Santiago de Chile

Expedition Cruise  

Route overview

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

Valparaíso, a UNESCO gem

Day 1

Orientation and discovery

Day 2-3

Castro's Chilotan charm

Day 4

The waters of Patagonia

Day 5

Remote Puerto Eden

Day 6

Bohemian Puerto Natales

Day 7-8

Exploring Chile's fjords

Day 9

Rounding Cape Horn

Day 10-11

Antarctica: another world

Day 12-18

Relax and unwind at sea

Day 19-21

Arrival in Punta Arenas

Day 22

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