South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

Ocean Albatros, a ship of ice class that takes guests on Antarctica expeditions and sub-Antarctic island voyages. This cruise will include crossing the Drake Passage and visiting the South Shetland Islands. It will also explore the Gerlache Strait. Zodiac landings are available at lookouts, penguin colonies, research stations and rookeries. This journey offers pristine wildlife and nature views. Depending on the weather, it may even pass Cape Horn.

It is an opportunity of a lifetime to see the wonders and beauty of Antarctica. See penguins in their habitat, as well as seals and whales. The ship's team will teach you about Antarctica and its history.

Day by day

 | Scoresby Sund | Icebergs floating
 | Cierva Cove |  Antarctica
Livingston Island | South Shetland Islands |  Antarctica


Embarkation shuttle transfer to the vessel from Ushuaia city centre
Shuttle transfer after disembarkation from the ship to Ushuaia city centre or airport
All Zodiac landings and excursions, as per itinerary, guided by our Expedition Team
Expedition parka
Rubber boots loan scheme
Briefings and lectures by our Expedition Leader and Team
English-speaking Expedition Team
Full board on the ship - breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
Complimentary house wine, beer and soda at dinner (selected labels and brands, served at our a-la-carte dinners)
Free tea and coffee available 24 hours
Taxes and landing fees
Special photo workshops
Welcome and Farewell Cocktail Parties

Does not include

Extra excursions and activities not mentioned in the itinerary
Single room supplement and stateroom upgrades
Meals not on board the ship
Beverages (other than coffee and tea)
Tips for the crew (we recommend USD 14 per person per day)
Personal expenses (e.g. Albatros Polar Spa services, Albatros Ocean Boutique purchases)
South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula | Map
From $6,695.00 per person


Crossing the Drake Passage
Visiting the South Shetland Islands
Exploring the Gerlache Strait
Making Zodiac landings
Learning about the history and science of Antarctica

Departure dates

Start DateEnd DateItineraryDuration
2024-06-052024-06-16North Atlantic Expedition12 days
2024-06-162024-06-26Svalbard Circumnavigation11 days
2024-06-162024-06-21Polar Bear Express6 days
2024-06-212024-06-26Polar Bear Express6 days
2024-06-262024-07-03Svalbard- Last Stop Before The North Pole8 days