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Quest for the Antarctic Circle - G Adventures

Quest for the Antarctic Circle

14 days
Start and end in Ushuaia
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
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12 to 99
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US $9,799
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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. Days 3-4: Drake Passage/South Shetland Islands (2B, 2L, 2D)
  4. Days 5-6: South Shetland Islands/Antarctic Peninsula (2B, 2L, 2D)
  5. Days 7-8: Antarctic Peninsula/Antarctic Circle (2B, 2L, 2D)
  6. Days 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
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay


G Adventures Ship

  • G Expedition
    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
    1972 (refurbished in 2009)
    105 m / 344 ft
    Gross Tonnage
    6334 gt
    19 m / 62 ft
    Cruising Speed
    15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph

Customer Reviews

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  • 4.6
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  • 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 3
    · 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
  • FB
    · April 1st, 2014
    G Adventures - Treating Customers Unfairly This is not a trip review but rather comment on their customer service. I booked the “Quest for the Antarctic Circle” almost a year before the trip and paid the full price for triple share as posted at... Show more
    Trip date: March 2014

Dates & Availability

14 days
Quest for the Antarctic Circle
From Ushuaia to Ushuaia
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    A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

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Good to Know

  • 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.

    Type C
    Type E
    Type F
    Type I
  • 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.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before August 15th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after August 15th, 2022, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 45 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and G Adventures will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "G Adventures" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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    Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.


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