Door To Door

Luxury Antarctic Peninsula

Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

Antarctica
Feb 5 - Feb 15 2026
10 Nights
220 Guests

Starting from per person

£14,200

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Set sail with us for an extraordinary 10-day voyage that promises to redefine exploration. Your adventure begins in Puerto Williams, where you'll navigate the legendary Drake Passage over two days, a rite of passage for every polar explorer. As the icy embrace of the Antarctic Sound and Peninsula looms on the horizon, prepare to immerse yourself in the raw beauty of the 7th continent for four unforgettable days of daily explorations with our Expedition Team.

This journey invites you to delve deep into the heart of Antarctica, exploring its vast landscapes and encountering its native wildlife in its natural habitat. But the thrill of discovery continues. Your voyage continues to the South Shetland Islands, offering even more opportunities for exploration before we chart a course back to civilization. Join us for an adventure where every moment is full of awe and discovery.

This expedition departs from Santiago, Chile. For your total comfort and ease, flights between Santiago and Puerto Williams and pre-departure hotel stays are also included. This expedition is also available with a fully inclusive door-to-door service, including international flights, for your ultimate travel experience.

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Cruise Highlights

Cruise Highlights

  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands with a team of polar experts.
  • 5-star luxury purpose-built expedition ship specially designed for the ultimate wildlife and nature exploration.
  • Enjoy daily outings and shore visits with our team of outstanding naturalist guides using the ship's Zodiacs.
  • Join in optional adventure activities such as hiking and kayaking.
  • Door to door travel options are available for your total comfort and peace of mind.

Itinerary

Itinerary

Discover the wild nature of the Antarctic Peninsula on a Luxury Expedition Cruise from Chile

Boats in Puerto William Chile
Day 1

Puerto Williams, Chile

Nestled on Navarino Island and caressed by the southern waters of the Beagle Channel, Puerto Williams holds the distinction of being Chile's gateway to the Antarctic. With a cosy population of around 2,500, it jests at its claim as the "world's southernmost city," a title also pursued by its larger neighbour, Ushuaia in Argentina, across the channel. The natural beauty surrounding Puerto Williams is nothing short of breathtaking. Mountains, untamed and often capped with snow, tower above the landscape, with the majestic "Dientes de Navarino" mountain range providing a stunning backdrop that competes with the renowned Torres del Paine to the north.

This area, once roamed by the Yaghan hunter-gatherers who braved the severe climate, is now a testament to resilience and change. Established in 1953 as a naval base, the city pays homage to the Anglo-Chilean maritime hero John Williams Wilson. It has evolved from its original role in safeguarding territorial claims and supporting Antarctic expeditions to a serene launchpad for scientific exploration and adventure tourism. Unlike the bustling streets of Ushuaia, Puerto Williams offers visitors a serene retreat. Its quaint atmosphere, with simple buildings and the comforting scent of wood smoke in the air, presents a tranquil haven at the world's edge, inviting those seeking peace amidst the grandeur of the far south.

 

Departure: 21:00

sunset over the Drake Passage Antarctica
Day 2

Drake Passage

Navigating through the legendary waters of the Drake Passage offers an unparalleled adventure that few get to witness. The journey begins at the edge of the Americas, where the wild landscapes set the stage for an extraordinary voyage. As you depart from Cape Horn, the sensation of leaving the 'End of the World' behind, with its remote cliffs disappearing into the backdrop, is both awe-inspiring and mystical. Embark on a journey that takes you beyond the known map's edges, venturing into Antarctica's frozen depths.

The passage is a narrative of romance and legendary sea voyages, leading you towards the icy embrace of the Antarctic. Upon arrival, you are greeted by towering icebergs standing like silent sentinels. As you navigate the frigid waters, you'll find yourself in the company of the continent's native inhabitants - penguins and whales glide through their icy domain undisturbed.

Albatross in flight over the Drake Passage
Day 3

Drake Passage

Your introduction to this least explored region is through the South Shetland Islands. Treading the paths once taken by history's most intrepid explorers, you'll have the chance to discover snow-clad islands such as Deception Island. While the Drake Passage might be a formidable challenge, remember that you're never truly alone. The journey is often graced by majestic albatrosses, humpback whales, and playful pods of hourglass dolphins accompanying you through the turbulent waves. The confluence of warm and cool ocean currents creates a haven for extraordinary marine life.

For those setting foot on this enchanting continent for the first time, it's an invitation to immerse yourself in a world unlike any other. Preparing for your voyage with informative resources can enhance this once-in-a-lifetime expedition into the heart of Antarctica's icy wilderness.

luxury expedition cruise ship in Antarctica
Day 4

Antarctic Sound, Antarctica

Arrival 05:30

Embarking to Antarctica is akin to stepping into a pristine wilderness that captures the essence of exploration at its most exhilarating. This journey to the earth's southern extremity offers a rare glimpse into a world of stark, mesmerizing landscapes that few ever witness. Your voyage will likely introduce you to the Antarctic Sound at the peninsula's northern reach, a gateway stretching towards the fabled 'End of the World,' Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost tip of South America. Named after the pioneering vessel that navigated this channel in 1902, the Sound presents a dramatic sensory experience with its colossal icebergs, calved from the dwindling Larsen Ice Shelf. 

Here, amidst the ice, you'll encounter the astonishing wildlife of Antarctica. Imagine the thrill of observing Gentoo penguin colonies as they navigate their icy realm and the graceful flight of cape petrels above. This frozen paradise, teeming with life, offers a vivid tableau of survival and beauty. As you embark on this unparalleled adventure, consider honing your photography skills to capture Antarctica's raw, untamed splendour in all its glory.

3 Included Shore Excursions

  • Zodiac cruise with the Expedition Team
  • Hiking with the Expedition Team
  • Kayaking with the Expedition Team
Gentoo Penguins In Antarctica
Day 5

Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

The Antarctic Peninsula stretches its icy fingers northward, beckoning the bold and the curious to venture into its wild embrace. This vast extension of ice and snow from the heart of Antarctica reaches tantalisingly close to South America, a mere 620 miles from Tierra del Fuego, serving as a breathtaking introduction to the continent's untouched landscapes and majestic ice formations. A realm that remained unseen by human eyes until the early 19th century, setting foot on this peninsula is like stepping into a world of pure wonder and untouched beauty, where the thrill of the unknown awaits at every turn.

3 Included Shore Excursions

  • Zodiac cruise with the Expedition Team
  • Hiking with the Expedition Team
  • Kayaking with the Expedition Team
guests ashore in Antarctica
Day 6

Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

Dotted with scientific outposts, the Antarctic Peninsula stands on the front lines of exploration and research. It offers a unique glimpse into the efforts to understand this extraordinary ecosystem, its thriving wildlife, and the broader environmental changes impacting our planet. Here, you're invited to marvel at the awe-inspiring sight of cathedral-sized icebergs and the serene beauty of glaciers inching their way into the sea from places like Hope Bay.

3 Included Shore Excursions

  • Zodiac cruise with the Expedition Team
  • Hiking with the Expedition Team
  • Kayaking with the Expedition Team
silversea endeavour luxury cruise ship in Antarctica
Day 7

Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

The landscape is a dramatic mix of stark white peaks and wildlife's lively hustle and bustle, including thousands of Adelie penguins forming pairs and communities in this singular environment. Embarking on an adventure to the Antarctic Peninsula is an unforgettable journey into the heart of our planet's final frontier, where the spirit of discovery and the beauty of nature collide spectacularly.

3 Included Shore Excursions

  • Zodiac cruise with the Expedition Team
  • Hiking with the Expedition Team
  • Kayaking with the Expedition Team
luxury cruise ship sailing in Antarctica
Day 8

South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

The Antarctic Peninsula, cloaked in ice, offers one of the most reachable points of the Antarctic mainland, just 480 miles from South America across the mythical Drake Passage. Near its northwestern tip, separated by the Bransfield Strait, are the South Shetland Islands, governed by the principles of the Antarctic Treaty, which puts a hold on territorial claims. These islands are a hub of international research, with several nations operating bases amidst the natural inhabitants: hefty elephant seals and bustling colonies of Gentoo, Chinstrap, and Adelie Penguins, making for a surprisingly lively environment.

King George Island is the most extensive and welcoming, housing the bulk of these research outposts, some of which are staffed by small, resilient teams throughout the year. Yet, despite the semblance of human activity, the islands are gateways to unparalleled adventure in one of the planet's most secluded spots. The imposing triple peaks of Mount Foster dominate the skyline, and the experience of sailing into Deception Island's awe-inspiring volcanic caldera is sure to quicken your pulse. Here, adventurers can trek across moon-like terrains and soak in the unexpectedly warm waters of Pendulum Cove, heated by geothermal activity.

1 Included Shore Excursion

  • Zodiac cruise with the Expedition Team

Departure: 18:30

enjoying a drink at sea
Day 9

Drake Passage

Sailing days offer the perfect chance to slow down, decompress, and indulge in activities you've longed to enjoy. Whether it's hitting the gym, pampering yourself at the spa, observing whales in their natural habitat, diving into your favourite book, or just basking in the sun to get that perfect tan, these tranquil days at sea provide a harmonious counterpoint to the adventure-filled excursions ashore.

Beagle Channel in Chile
Day 10

Puerto, Williams Chile

Arrival 22:00  

During the evening we sail back into Puerto Williams marking the end of an epic adventure.

Boats in Puerto William Chile
Day 11

Puerto, Williams Chile

In the morning we check out from the ship and embark on a charter flight to Santiago.

Activities

Activities

Zodiac Cruises

Exploring Antarctica by Zodiac on a luxury cruise

Zodiac cruises in Antarctica offer an unparalleled adventure into the heart of the world's most remote wilderness. These small, inflatable boats allow guests to navigate closer to the icebergs, glaciers, and wildlife than the main ship ever could, providing an intimate and thrilling perspective of Antarctica's pristine beauty. Guests are treated to up-close encounters with colonies of penguins, seals sunbathing on ice floes, and perhaps even the sight of a whale breaking the surface. Each Zodiac outing is guided by experienced expedition leaders who share insights into the region's unique ecosystem and the remarkable adaptations of its inhabitants. This blend of luxury and adventure ensures that every moment of the journey is imbued with awe and wonder, making Zodiac cruises a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience in the untouched landscapes of Antarctica.

Hiking

Hiking promises an immersive exploration of the continent's rugged and untouched landscapes. Beyond the comfort of the ship, adventurous souls can set foot on the Antarctic mainland or its surrounding islands, where guided hikes vary from gentle strolls along pebbled beaches teeming with wildlife to more challenging treks across snow-covered terrains and up glacial ridges. These excursions are designed to suit a range of fitness levels, ensuring that every traveller can experience the thrill of witnessing Antarctica's breathtaking scenery and diverse ecosystems up close. Led by knowledgeable expedition teams, these hikes not only provide spectacular views of the icy wilderness and its inhabitants—such as penguins, seals, and an array of seabirds—but also offer educational insights into the environmental significance and fragile beauty of the Earth's southernmost continent.

Kayaking

kayaking in Antarctica

Kayaking in the icy waters of Antarctica offers an extraordinary, serene, and exhilarating adventure. This activity allows guests to paddle through the calm, crystal-clear waters amidst icebergs of surreal shapes and sizes, offering an intimate and unparalleled perspective of the Antarctic landscape. Guided by expert kayakers, participants glide silently past snow-draped shorelines, getting up close to wildlife in their natural habitat, including curious seals, graceful whales, and bustling colonies of penguins. The tranquillity of kayaking in such a pristine environment, combined with the breathtaking beauty of towering glaciers and the Antarctic's stark, majestic wilderness, provides an unforgettable experience. It's a chance to connect with nature in one of the most remote and untouched places on earth, making kayaking a highlight for many adventurers.*

*Please note that limited spots are available for this experience.

If you are interested in participating in these adventurous activities please enquire about availability at the time of reservation. All activities are subject to availability and weather conditions.

Your Ship

Your Ship

Silver Endeavour

Ship Highlights

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Ultra Luxury

One of the finest expedition ships ever built, Silver Endeavour sets a new standard for onboard luxury, comfort and technology. With a staff-to-guest ratio of 1:1, expect the highest level of service in the polar regions.
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Authentic Expedition Experience

Silver Endeavour is crafted around the expedition experience from its PC6 ice-class hull, which allows access into the depths of the polar regions to an extensive team of industry-leading polar guides equipped with a fleet of Zodiacs to take you exploring.
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Premium Suites

Guests will find some of the most spacious and luxurious suites in the polar regions, all featuring private verandas to take in the spectacular views. Choose from a wide range, from well-appointed Veranda Suites up to the opulent Master's Suite, Owner's Suite and Grand Suites for unseen levels of luxury.
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Innovative Design

Silver Endeavour is one of the most state-of-the-art ships specifically designed for the polar regions. It has stabilisers to reduce movement in heavy seas, positioning systems to prevent anchoring in sensitive areas, and a fast speed of 19 knots to minimise sailing times on longer passages.
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Small Group Size

With a maximum of 220 guests, the spacious interior with large floor-to-ceiling windows always feels open and uncrowded. The small group size offers guests the best experience during the expedition with an industry-leading guide-to-guest ratio.
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Outstanding Cuisine

With a choice of 4 outstanding restaurants, from fine dining with spectacular views to informal dining options, every food lover has a choice onboard.
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Door-to-door fully inclusive package

The available Door-to-Door options arrange all your travel arrangements, including flights and hotels before and after the expedition, for a seamless travel experience.

Starting from per person

£14,200

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Choose Your Cabin

Choose Your Cabin

Classic Veranda Suite
  • A generous expanse of interior comforts on lower decks
  • Size: 356ft² / 33m² including veranda
  • Location: Decks 5 and 6
  • Private balcony: Spacious and private
  • Sitting area: Includes a convertible sofa for an additional guest
  • Bathroom: Features double faucets on a large vanity and a walk-in shower
  • Entertainment: One large flat-screen TV with an interactive media library
  • Butler Service
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Superior Veranda Suite
  • Found on the upper decks
  • Size: 356ft² / 33m² including veranda
  • Location: Decks 6, 7, and 8
  • Private balcony: Spacious and private
  • Sitting area: Includes a convertible sofa to accommodate an additional guest
  • Bathroom: Features double faucets on a large vanity and a walk-in shower
  • Entertainment: One large flat-screen TV with interactive media library
  • Butler Service
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Deluxe Veranda Suite
  • Located on the privileged upper mid-levels
  • Size: 356ft² / 33m² including veranda
  • Location: Decks 6 and 7
  • Private balcony: Spacious and private
  • Sitting area: Includes a convertible sofa to accommodate an additional guest
  • Bathroom: Features double faucets on a large vanity and a walk-in shower
  • Entertainment: One large flat-screen TV with an interactive media library
  • Butler Service
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Premium Veranda Suite
  • Best-selling 
  • Size: 356ft² / 33m² including veranda
  • Location: Decks 6 and 7
  • Private balcony: Spacious and private
  • Sitting area: Features a convertible sofa to accommodate an additional guest
  • Bathroom: Equipped with double faucets on a large vanity and a walk-in shower
  • Entertainment: Includes one large flat-screen TV with an interactive media library
  • Butler Service
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Silver Suite
  • Promises stunning views of the destination thanks to its floor-to-ceiling window
  • Size: 535ft² / 50m² including veranda
  • Location: Deck 8
  • Veranda: Equipped with patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Seating area: Features a convertible sofa to accommodate an additional guest
  • In-room dining area
  • Bathroom: Includes a double vanity and walk-in shower
  • Entertainment: Two large flat-screen TVs with an interactive media library
  • Sound system: Equipped with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Amenities: Includes an espresso machine
  • Butler Service
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Signature Suite
  • Sweeping views
  • Size: 721 - 850ft² / 67 - 78m² including veranda
  • Location: Deck 8
  • Living Space: Separate living room with an additional dining area and floor-to-ceiling glazing
  • Bathroom: Double vanity, walk-in shower, and a separate whirlpool bath
  • Entertainment: Two large flat-screen TVs with Interactive Media Library
  • Sound System: Bluetooth connectivity
  • Amenities: Espresso machine
  • Butler Service
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Master Suite
  • This suite represents the epitome of luxury 
  • Size: 1163ft² / 108m² including veranda
  • Location: Deck 8 aft
  • Unique Design: Domed glazing surrounds a large open-plan living room with sitting and dining areas
  • Bathroom: Features a double vanity, walk-in shower, and a separate whirlpool bath
  • Entertainment: Two large flat-screen TVs with Interactive Media Library
  • Sound System: Equipped with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Amenities: Includes an espresso machine
  • Butler Service
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Grand Suite
  • The Grand Suite is one of the most luxurious and spacious suites on Silver Endeavour.
  • Configuration Options: It is available as a one-bedroom arrangement (with the option to accommodate a third guest in an additional single internal bedroom) or as two full bedrooms by connecting with a Superior Veranda Suite.
  • One Bedroom Configuration: 1,668ft² / 155m² including veranda
  • Location: Positioned on the port bow of Deck 7
  • Veranda: Spacious, furnished with patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Living Room: Features a sitting area with a dining area
  • Bathroom: Equipped with a double vanity, walk-in shower, and whirlpool bath
  • Entertainment: Three large flat-screen TVs with an interactive media library
  • Sound System: Comes with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Amenities: Includes an espresso machine
  • Butler Service
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Owner's Suite
  • Supremely spacious and superbly located, the Owner’s Suite is the most luxurious suite on board.
  • Size: 1,868ft² / 174m² including veranda
  • Location: Positioned on the starboard bow of Deck 7
  • Private Veranda: Offers unparalleled privacy and size
  • Living Room: Includes a dining area for convenient in-suite dining
  • Main Bedroom: Features a spacious walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom with a double vanity, walk-in shower, and whirlpool bath
  • Second Bedroom: Equipped with a separate wardrobe and a bathroom with a walk-in shower
  • Entertainment: Three large flat-screen TVs with an interactive media library
  • Sound System: Comes with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Amenities: Includes an espresso machine
  • Butler Service
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Deck Plan

Silver Endeavour Deck Plan Deck 3

What's Included

Included

  • To guarantee ultimate comfort and peace of mind, all our Antarctica Cruises voyages start from Santiago and include round-trip charter flights between Santiago and Puerto Williams where you will embark the ship.NB. Arrival time of return flights to Santiago is planned for late afternoon, hence guests opting for a Port-to-Port fare should book their international flights accordingly.
  • One pre-cruise hotel night stay in Santiago
  • One post-cruise hotel night stay in Santiago (only for guests from Europe and United Kingdom) for guests with flights departing the next day. Not available for Port-to-Port fare.
  • Luxury 5* expedition cruise as per the itinerary.
  • Butler services in every suite
  • 24-hour dining service
  • Choice of restaurants, diverse cuisine, open-seating dining
  • Beverages in-suite and throughout the ship, including champagne, select wines and spirits
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Spa and Fitness Center
  • Unlimited free WiFi
  • Onboard gratuities
  • All listed activities are included but subject to availability.
  • Zodiac excursions.
  • Onboard lectures by guest speakers and guides.

Optional Extras

  • Door to door service with international flights.
  • Purchases from the onboard boutique.
  • Personal expenses
  • Any other service not mentioned in the programme.

Important Information

  • This expedition involves travelling to lovely remote places with limited medical facilities. We ask you to be healthy and fit to participate. If you have a severe medical condition or have recently undergone surgery, please get in touch with us before making a reservation. Our Travel Experience Team will be happy to assist you with any questions.
  • Whilst our expeditions do not require exceptional fitness, you must be mobile enough to climb in and out of a Zodiac and undertake short walks.
  • Expedition programmes include zodiac outings and landings (sometimes with "wet landing"), moderate walks, and more active hikes, all accompaExpedition programmes include zodiac outings and landings (sometimes with "wet landing"), moderate walks, and more active hikes, all accompanied by your expedition team of naturalist guides.nied by your expedition team of naturalist guides.
  • Ports of call, visited sites, outings and landings will depend on weather conditions, ice position, winds and the state of the sea. These can force a change of plans at any time. The Captain and the Expedition Leader may cancel or stop any activity or modify the itinerary. The final itinerary will be confirmed by the Captain, who will consider the touristic quality of the sites and, above all, the safety of the passengers. His decision will be based on advice from experts and authorities.
  • You must take out comprehensive travel insurance, which includes medical evacuation and cancellation at the time of booking. To learn more, please see our guide to Travel Insurance For Expedition Cruises.
  • You must hold a passport with a minimum of 6 months validity beyond completing your trip. Please check to see if you require a visa to enter the countries of embarkation and disembarkation. If you have any questions, our Travel Experience Team is always on hand to answer them.
  • Kayaking: Activity level and duration of this activity are approximate. More specific information and logistics will be communicated by the Expedition Leader on board. This activity is recommended only for guests in good physical condition and can require up to 60-minutes of paddling. Although no walking is required, guests must be able to climb into the transfer Zodiac and to lift their own weight to transfer from the Zodiac into the kayak and vice versa. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility or those who use a wheelchair, and for guests who suffer from bodily injuries that prevent the movement of all joints. A buoyancy aid, dry suit, neoprene booties, gloves, and dry bags are provided. Maximum available dry suit size is XXL. The minimum age to participate is 16 years. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Lifejackets are provided. Child lifejackets are available. Guests must be able to speak conversational English in order to understand safety instructions. Some prior kayaking experience is required to participate in this activity. It is recommended to have electronic equipment sealed in waterproof bags, in case of rain or spray.
  • Due to regulations in Antarctica, it is unfortunately impossible to use drones on this expedition at any time.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask our Travel Experience Team.

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