In-depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Northbound)

Price from $17,356

Departure Dates
March 11, 2023 and March 7, 2024
23 days

Discover astonishing scenery and wildlife

  • 23-day expedition cruise from vibrant Santiago to Valparaíso, via UNESCO-listed Torres del Paine National Park and paradise-like landscapes.

  • Spot penguins, seals, whales, birds and more as we discover wild Antarctica, the wonders of Chilean fjords and the stunning South American coastline.

  • Navigate legendary Cape Horn and see the beautiful sights of Patagonia, as well as the colorful stilt houses of Castro.

Explore the frozen continent

Spot whales and penguin chicks against a backdrop of beautiful sunsets and otherworldly landscapes, as we spend eight days around the Antarctic Peninsula on MS Fram.

The Chilean coast

From beautiful fjords to tiny villages, the Chilean coastline is a place of adventure and discovery. We’ll stop off at Puerto Natales, gateway to Torres del Paine National Park, and explore the fabled waters of Patagonia and the colonial city of Castro. Then on to Valparaíso, with its colorful jumble of cobbled alleyways, cute plazas and famous funiculars.

What's Included



Onboard activities

Landing activities

Route overview

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

Day 1

Santiago, Chile’s Capital

Day 2

Depart From Punta Arenas

Day 3 - 4

Sailing the Drake Passage

Day 5 - 12

Antarctica: another world

Day 13 - 14

Rounding Cape Horn

Day 15

Exploring Chile's Fjords

Day 16 - 17

Bohemian Puerto Natales

Day 18

Remote Puerto Edén

Day 19

The waters of Patagonia

A park with trees, bushes, flowers, grass, benches and buildings in Castro.

Day 20

Castro’s Chilotan Charm

Person sitting in the expedition lounge, taking a picture of the ice landscape with an ipad.

Day 21 - 22

Reflect on your adventure

Day 23

Valparaíso, a UNESCO gem

Ships on this expedition

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

Included Activities

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

Photo Credit: David Katz

Landing sites in Antarctica

An endless white wilderness, Antarctica is nature at its most sublime and haunting.

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Program

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.

Young Explorers Program

Welcome all young explorers


In-depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Northbound)