Weddell Sea: In Search of Emperor Penguins

Antarctic Peninsula and Snow Hill Island aboard the Ortelius

Arrival & Departure Information

You are responsible for your own transportation arriving to Ushuaia, Argentina, and departing from Ushuaia, Argentina. If you have any questions, please call our office at 1-800-368-2794.

Please do not purchase your tickets until you are confirmed on the trip. Once your tickets have been purchased, please send us a copy of your airline schedule.

2021 Departures
Arrival & Meeting Place
Ushuaia, Argentina
Date: Day 1
Time: Any time

We strongly recommend you arrive in Ushuaia at least one day before embarkation. Pre-cruise accommodations are not included in the cost of the trip, please call for recommendations.

Suggested Airport for Arrival
Ushuaia (USH) via Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE/AEP)

If you are connecting in Buenos Aires to a flight to Ushuaia, you should allow at least four hours connection time, as a transfer between the international airport (EZE) and the domestic airport (AEP) can take up to two hours.

Ushuaia, Argentina
Date: Day 11

Suggested Departure Airport
Ushuaia (USH)

Suggested departure time: After noon

You will disembark in Ushuaia at about 8:00 am on the last day, subject to weather and sea conditions en route. A transfer will be provided from the ship to the Ushuaia Airport after disembarkation. If you need to transfer in Buenos Aires from the domestic (AEP) to the international airport (EZE), allow at least four hours connection time in order to accommodate required customs and security checks. The international airport can be congested and the lines very long, especially in the early evening as most flights to the US depart between 10:00 pm and 12:00 am.