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Ushuaia to Antarctica Cruises: The Last Frontier

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Jun 13, 2012

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By Blake Lieberman

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Ushuaia to Antarctica CruisesAntarctica is often known as the last frontier. Almost 100 years ago, Ernest Shackleton led an expedition to Antarctica. His 17-month epic journey is a legendary tale of survival, adventure, and endurance. Fortunately, travel to Antarctica today is much easier and affordable by taking any number of Ushuaia to Antarctica cruises. Departing from Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, Antarctica cruises make their way south for the frozen continent. Travelers have a number of Ushuaia to Antarctica cruise options, from a 10-day cruise to/from the Antarctic Peninsula to a 3-week cruise visiting a number of South Atlantic Islands, such as the Falklands and South Georgia Islands. Antarctica PenguinsThe Plancius Antarctica Cruise departs from Ushuaia on a 10-20 day journey through the Beagle Channel, Drake Passage, South Shetland Islands, Deception Island, and more. The Classic Ushuaia to Antarctica Cruise departs from Ushuaia for 10-11 days through the Drake Passage to King George Island and Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Paradise Bay, Deception Island, the Antarctica Peninsula, and Petermann Island to visit a gentoo penguins colony. Antarctica cruises offer a wide array of options, from smaller ships, which can navigate closer to land, to converted icebreakers, larger luxury cruise ships, and research vessels.  Each cruise brings passengers up close to icebergs, sea ice floes and the rich and diverse wildlife that calls Antarctica home. Note that the best time to visit Antarctica is from November until March of each year when temperatures are at their most mild. Read our previous blog post, Antarctica Travel News: What Its REALLY Like On An Antarctica Cruise. Antarctica is a “bucket list,” not-to-be-missed destination, and is easily reached by any number of Ushuaia to Antarctica cruises.  For those who are looking for a unique and adventurous travel destination, Antarctica should be at the top of your list!

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