In-Depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Southbound)

Price from $16,837

Departure Dates
22 days

Cruise Overview

See Antarctica's frozen beauty and wild Patagonia

Explore beautiful fjords along the Chilean coast in wild Patagonia, continuing down to the untouched icescapes of Antarctica in its late spring.

Visit fascinating UNESCO sites and remote communities, sail round the legendary Cape Horn and navigate the Drake Passage.

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

22-day expedition cruise from Valparaíso to the Chilean fjords and the frozen beauty of Antarctica

An Antarctic expedition

We’ll set sail down the Chilean coast to explore the unique world of Antarctica. Every day, our route will be guided by nature as we make the best of local conditions. Each sunrise will offer something different and thrilling. In October and November on the seventh continent, penguins start courting and nesting. Fall in love with this frozen yet uniquely beautiful world as you go on landings and small boat (RIB) adventures.

Patagonian paradise of natural and man-made wonders

Your expedition cruise takes in designated World Heritage Sites and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. These include colorful Valparaíso, the ornate churches of Chiloé at Castro, and the spectacular landscapes, glaciers, and lakes of Torres del Paine National Park. Having sailed down the awe-inspiring coast of Patagonia, we’ll attempt a landing at Cape Horn as part of our adventure.


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

Valparaíso, a UNESCO gem

Day 1

Preparing for adventure 

Day 2-3

Castro’s Chilotan charm 

Day 4

Fabled Patagonian waters 

Day 5

Remote Puerto Edén 

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

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 21-day expedition cruise.


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


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

Expedition Cruise

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages* in the Aune restaurant
  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board†
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team
  • Full use of our Science Center, small library, and advanced biological and geological equipment
  • The Citizen Science program allows guests to contribute to ongoing scientific research projects
  • Our onboard professional photographer will give photography tips and teach techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife photos.
  • The ship has hot tubs, a sauna with a view, and a gym
  • Join informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings.

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will be 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.
  • No gratuities are expected

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

Included Programs

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