Additional Information


What’s Included?

  • 1 night pre-expedition shared hotel stay in Ushuaia, Argentina with continental breakfast.
  • Group welcome dinner in Ushuaia.
  • Group transfers from the hotel to the ship on embarkation and from the ship to the airport on disembarkation + all miscellaneous service taxes and port charges.
  • Fine Dining on board the Ocean Albatros: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Shore landings and Zodiac excursions as permitted by weather and local conditions.
  • Ski guide services, maintaining a 4:1 client to guide ratio.
  • Presentations by our Expedition Team and guest speakers.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information package.
  • Use of a pair of rubber expedition boots on loan for shore landings.
  • Photographic trip log shared after the voyage.
  • Memories that last a lifetime!



  • Kayaking, skiing/snowboarding, trekking, a pre-trip glacier travel course, polar plunge,  photography workshops, fine art coffee table books by Mosaic Studios.


Day 1 –  Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina. Orientation with ski or trekking guide. Welcome Dinner. Overnight in Ushuaia.

Day 2 – Board the Ocean Albatros and set sail down the Beagle Channel.

Day 3 – Cross the Drake Passage. Sperm, fin, and humpback whales, along with skies o’seabirds will accompany our journey.

Day 4 – Continue crossing the Drake Passage, possible afternoon ski and trekking objectives at Deception Island in the South Sheltlands.

Day 5 – Ski and trekking objectives at Charlotte Bay and Bluff Island.

Day 6 – Ski and trekking objectives at Nansen and Enterprise Islands. Zodiac cruises, penguin rookeries, and kayaking.

Day 7 – Ski and trekking objectives at Wenke Island and Damoy Point. Lemaire Channel.

Day 8 – Ski and trekking objectives at Ronge Island, Mt. Britannia. Visit penguin rookery at Georges Point on Cuverville Island.

Day 9 – Ski and trekking objectives on Brabant Island at Chiguano Bay. Killer whale and leopard seal sightings. Zodiac cruises, penguin rookeries, and kayaking.

Day 10 – New ski descents and nature cruises Livingston Island and Half Moon Bay in the South Shetlands. Zodiac cruises, penguin rookeries, and kayaking; begin journey north in the evening.

Day 11 & 12 – Sail Drake Passage; pass the dramatic cliffs of Cape Horn.
Day 13 – Disembark the Ocean Albatros in Ushuaia, Argentina.

*Flexibility is necessary for all Antarctic travel. The program is subject to change throughout the journey depending on ice, weather, and local conditions. Safety is our #1 priority.

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