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Quest for the Antarctic Circle - G Adventures

Quest for the Antarctic Circle

14 days
Start and end in Ushuaia
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G Adventures
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US $9,729
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  • Feel as if you are at the end of the world in Ushuaia
  • Relax aboard the ship and spot albatrosses and whales
  • Learn about the extraordinary history of the Antarctic area
  • Visit the most remote places of the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Be brave and take a plunge into the Antarctic waters


Start and end in Ushuaia! With the Polar tour Quest for the Antarctic Circle, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Ushuaia, Argentina and 2 other destinations in Argentina. Quest for the Antarctic Circle includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Ushuaia
  2. Day 2 Ushuaia/Drake Passage (1B, 1D)
  3. Day 3-4 Drake Passage/South Shetland Islands (2B, 2L, 2D)
  4. Day 5-6 South Shetland Islands/Antarctic Peninsula (2B, 2L, 2D)
  5. Day 7-8 Antarctic Peninsula/Antarctic Circle (2B, 2L, 2D)
  6. Day 9-11 Antarctic Circle/Drake Passage (3B, 3L, 3D)
  7. Day 12 Drake Passage (1B, 1L, 1D)
  8. Day 13 Drake Passage/Ushuaia (1B, 1L, 1D)
  9. Day 14 Ushuaia (1B)
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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    G Expedition
    Not only will the G Expedition steer you closer to some of our planet’s most amazing places, our professional and highly-skilled tea… Read more
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    105 m / 344 ft
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    19 m / 62 ft
    Cruising Speed
    15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph

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  • Quest for the Antarctic Circle reviewer 1
    · March 13th, 2023
    The communication from booking all the way to departure was excellent. Questions were answered in a timely manner. The Quest for the Antarctic Circle trip was life changing and sooo worth it. Granted the "Drake Shake" ain't no joke. The expedition staff... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi JoAnn, Thank you so much! It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your time in Antarctica :)
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    Trip date: February 2023
  • KY
    · February 23rd, 2023
    Price is so high for me. I have friends get the price &3000 cheaper than what I have paid. It is unfair for me
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Keni, Thank you for your feedback regarding pricing for Quest for the Antarctic Circle. I have noted your feedback and passed it to our operations and product teams to review moving forward.
    Trip date: February 2023
  • A
    · January 24th, 2023
    We are quite disappointed with G Adventures and Carlos in particular. He gave us a quote and a holding date. When we went to pay before the holding date, the link was broken. When we questioned them about it, they reported they had withdrew the offer... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to send through your feedback; we sincerely appreciate it.
    Trip date: January 2023
  • MK
    · January 23rd, 2023
    The tour was excellent - Antarctica was unreal and from organisational side everything was extremely well prepared.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Marta - Thanks so much! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us in Antarctica!
    Trip date: December 2022
  • AC
    · February 25th, 2018
    Excellent trip. Well planned and executed by staff. Great on shore landings and zodiac cruises.
    Trip date: February 2018
  • JC
    · May 31st, 2017
    Went on the Quest for the Antarctic Circle in February. Antarctica was way more awesome than I could ever have imagined. The Expedition Crew were amazing! Our leader was awesome!! Thank you Jonathon!! So much love and enthusiasm for what they do. The... Show more
    Trip date: February 2017
  • Quest for the Antarctic Circle reviewer 7
    · April 15th, 2016
    Absolutely amazing. Crew were incredible. Zodiac outings excellent. So much wildlife to see. Worth the extra days and money to cross into the polar circle. Amazing adventure. No. 1 bucket list trip ticked off. G Adventures were excellent and recommend... Show more
    Trip date: February 2016
  • IM
    · April 1st, 2016
    Go! Mind blowing scenery in an amazing place. We spent two days south of the Antarctic Circle. G Adventures were fantastic in all regards, great ship and incredible crew.
    Trip date: February 2016
  • AF
    · December 29th, 2015
    A trip of a lifetime. MS Expedition was wonderful with superb, inspirational staff. The place itself is an absolute must-see.
    Trip date: December 2014
  • D
    · November 25th, 2015
    A brilliant trip with a wonderful staff.
    Trip date: February 2012

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14 days
Quest for the Antarctic Circle
From Ushuaia to Ushuaia
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  • Currency
    Argentine Peso
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, I. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

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  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 10 days before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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