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13-day Ski touring in Antarctica

Go on the adventure of a lifetime and explore the remote wilderness of Antarctica on a 13-day ski touring expedition in the wild!


13 Days





Join us for the greatest experience of your life: a 13-day ski touring trip in Antarctica.

Starting from Ushuaia, the most southern town in the world, we will navigate the South Pacific, passing Cape Horn and crossing the Drake Passage.   

During this trip, a ship will be our warm and comfortable base camp. The crew is a group of experienced people used to navigate in these latitudes.

Each day, we will explore incredible spots of the Antarctic Peninsula and navigate through fjords and icebergs. There will be a lot of ski touring, of course! We will also have conferences about geological and biological topics.

This experience will change the way you perceive the world. Being in the Antarctic Peninsula requires being humble and respectful. Besides, you will feel the immensity of nature and the silence of this ice paradise.

In addition, you will enjoy watching leopard seals, humpback whales, killer whales, seals, and different kind of penguins. In fact, seeing so many wonderful things will make you conscious of how complex the ecosystem around us is.

You can find a complete program below for further details about this trip. However, the program is subject to changes depending on weather, ice or local conditions.

Please get in touch with us if you want to have the skiing experience of your life. It will be our pleasure to bring you there and guide you in the fantastic Antarctica environment.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

Price details

Expedition details:

Main Deck Balcony:$13,995 per guest

French Balcony:$14,495 per guest

Balcony Stateroom:$15,995 per guest

Balcony Suite:$17,995 per guest

Single Porthole:$19,995 per guest

Junior Balcony Suite:$20,995 per guest

Premium Balcony Suite: $21,995 per guest

Adventure Activity Options on this Voyage:

$2,200 fee per guest for ski mountaineering

$3,000 fee per guest for ski mountaineering + kayaking

$1,600 fee per guest for sea kayaking

$1,000 fee per guest for snowshoe trekking

$750 fee per guest for glacier travel clinic



All cabins are double occupancy (single porthole rooms excluded)


Day 1: Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina.

Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina. Orientation with ski or trekking guide at the glacier. Welcome Dinner. Overnight in Ushuaia.

Day 2: Beagle Channel

Board the Sea Adventurer and set sail down the Beagle Channel.

Day 3 to 4: Drake Passage

Cross the Drake Passage. Sperm, fin, and humpback whales, along with skies of seabirds will accompany our journey.

Day 5: Neko Harbour

Skiing and trekking objectives at Neko Harbour. Zodiac cruises, penguin rookeries, hiking.

Day 6: Anvers, Wenke Island, Port Lockroy

Ski and trekking objectives at Anvers and Wenke Islands. Port Lockroy scientific base and museum. Visit gentoo and adelie penguin habitat.

Day 7: Ronge Island / Mt. Britannia.

Ronge/Island/Mt. Britannia. Visit penguin rookery at Georges Point.

Day 8: Paradise Bay.

Skiing and trekking objectives in Paradise Bay. Zodiac excursions. Visit penguin rookery and Almirante Brown Station.

Day 9: Lemaire Channel / Mt. Scott / Mt. Demaria / Mt. Mill

We’ll have several ski descents in those spots. We’ll also visit the Ukrainian Vernadsky scientific station. Killer whale and leopard seal sightings.

Day 10: Charlotte Bay

New ski descents and nature cruises of Charlotte Bay; begin journey north in the evening.

Day 11 to 12: Drake Passage/Cape Horn

Sail Drake Passage; pass the dramatic cliffs of Cape Horn.

Day 13: Return to Ushuaia

Disembark the Clipper Adventurer in Ushuaia, Argentina. H Flexibility is necessary for all Antarctic travel.


About the guide

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Ice Axe

Mountain Guide

Ice Axe Expeditions is rooted in offering once in a lifetime adventures to all corners of the globe. We have the operational capacity and know how to put together memorable, inspiring trips from the Arctic to Antarctic, and every point in between. Our proven track record of working alongside world class guides and a world class staff is how we are uniquely situated to create expeditions for our clients that make dreams come true.


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