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Hurtigruten Group

Antarctica, Patagonia, and Chilean Fjords Expedition


Departure date
26 days
Multiple Offers

Cruise Overview

Embark on an unforgettable adventure to explore the frozen continent of Antarctica, Patagonia’s spectacular national parks, and breathtaking Chilean fjords.

Embark on an unforgettable adventure to explore the frozen continent of Antarctica, Patagonia’s spectacular national parks, and breathtaking Chilean fjords.

On landings and ice cruises in Antarctica, discover staggering natural beauty and iconic wildlife like seals, penguins, and whales.

On this South American adventure, we will attempt a landing at Cape Horn, cruise to must-see glaciers, visit renowned national parks, and experience remote communities.

26-day Grand Expedition Cruise to Antarctica, Patagonia, and the stunning Chilean fjords in 2024/2025

Breathtaking Antarctic icescapes

Your adventure begins in Buenos Aires. After that, you’ll head to Ushuaia and board your expedition ship. Cross the Drake Passage to the white wilderness of Antarctica. Marvel at colossal glaciers and icebergs surrounded by nature’s majesty as we navigate ever-changing icescapes and encounter Antarctic wildlife like penguins and whales.

Wild South American adventures

After returning to Ushuaia, get ready to round Cape Horn and attempt a landing. Continuing to Puerto Williams, we’ll try cruising into Garibaldi Fjord before heading to Puerto Natales, the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park. Admire incredible views as we cruise past glaciers and into awe-inspiring fjords, visiting communities like Puerto Edén and charming cities like Castro.

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The beat of Buenos Aires

Day 1

Early start in Ushuaia

Day 2

Get ready for Antarctica

Day 3-4

Antarctica: another world

Day 5-9

Return to warmer waters

Day 10-11

Exploring Ushuaia

Day 12

Rounding Cape Horn

Day 13

Peaceful Puerto Williams

Day 14

Garibaldi Fjord

Day 15

Stunning Chilean fjords

Day 16

Bohemian Puerto Natales

Day 17-18

Crossing the White Narrows

Day 19

Remote Puerto Edén

Day 20

Charming Caleta Tortel

Day 21

Fabled Patagonian waters

Day 22

Castro’s Chilotan charm

Day 23

The fortress at Niebla

Day 24

Sailing North

Day 25

Valparaíso, a UNESCO gem

Day 26

What's included


  • Flight in economy class from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia before the expedition cruise


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


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

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

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage 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

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

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