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Hurtigruten Group

Antarctica & Falklands Expedition


Price from £10,435

Departure Dates
19 days
Multiple Offers

Cruise Overview

Antarctica cruise - Antarctica & Falklands Expedition (Northbound)

Join us on a late-summer expedition to experience unique landscapes, wildlife and amazing sunsets in the white continent, the Falkland Islands and Puerto Madryn

Get close to icebergs, spot whales and penguins, with chances to go hiking, kayaking, ice-cruising and even camping on the Antarctic snow

Land on scenic beaches and follow grassland trails to get close to the wildlife of the Falkland Islands and visit the charming capital, Stanley

The frozen continent 

Set sail through icy waters as we journey from Ushuaia to Antarctica. When we arrive in the thrilling and otherworldly Seventh Continent, we’ll enter expedition mode. Monitoring the conditions to give us the best adventure possible, and we’ll attempt kayaking, ice-cruising, wildlife watching, hiking and more. 

Lush green landscapes of the Falklands 

Explore the rolling green hills and white sands of the picturesque Falklands archipelago. You’ll enjoy a visit to the charming capital Stanley and see the penguin, albatross, and seal colonies that populate the shores. Continuing north to Puerto Madryn, warm sandy beaches and a tranquil nature reserve await you. 

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(2-15 years)

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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

A relaxing day at sea

Day 15

Puerto Madryn

Day 16

Final sailing days

Day 17-18

Buenos Aires

Day 19

What's included


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


  • Flight in economy class from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia 


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

Expedition Cruise

  • A stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Wine, beer and spirits available at meals and throughout the day and evening (subject to licensing laws, excludes premium drinks)
  • All day coffee, tea and soft drinks
  • Meals and take-away available throughout the day during Fredheim restaurant opening hours
  • Fine dining in restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests
  • A complimentary water bottle to refill on board and take home
  • A polar expedition jacket, a backpack, or another piece of HX kit
  • Professional photos from your trip taken by our onboard photographer
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi. Please note, streaming is not supported
  • Use of sauna, hot tubs, pool, fitness room, lounges and more
  • Gratuities included. Fantastic service is standard at HX – though if you’d like to leave something extra, it’s always appreciated
  • Range of included activities 

Onboard Activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team
  • Full access to the ship’s Science Centre
  • Citizen Science Programme allows guests to assist with ongoing scientific research 
  • Professional onboard photographer gives tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities
  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you


  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change
  • Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements 
  • Depending on your flight times, an additional overnight might be needed (not included)

What's not included

  • International flights 

  • Additional overnight(s) if required due to international flight timings 

  • Travel insurance 

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team 

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Included Programmes

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

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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