Extend Your Antarctic Adventure

From the exciting cities of Buenos Aires and Santiago, to the spectacular Iguazu Falls, the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, and Patagonia’s unspoiled lakes, fjords and glaciers; South America offers something for everyone. Its natural beauty and contrasts, diverse culture, rich traditions, fascinating history and scenic splendours are just some of the wonderful experiences you’ll encounter on your travels.

With over 25 years' experience, we know that many of our passengers like to make the most of their time in South America whilst making the journey for their Antarctic expedition. To assist you in planning your holiday, we have compiled our finest selection of hotels, tours and activities that complement our expeditions, and make the world more available to you, no matter which expedition you choose or where you wish to visit before or after.

Trek & Cruises Packages - Combine your Antarctic voyage with an Aurora Expeditions' Patagonia Discovery Trek!

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  • Taste of Santiago

    Chile - 4 Days / 3 Nights

    See the very best of Chile's capital city, Santiago. Soak up the panoramic views of the Andes mountains, explore the neoclassical cathedrals and museums, and wander through the many bohemian lane-ways.

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  • Santiago & Valparaiso Explorer

    Chile - 6 Days / 5 Nights

    Discover Santiago’s history and culture, and enjoy fabulous food in the city’s many and varied restaurants. Lose yourself in the hilly port city of Valparaiso and discover an intense, atmospheric palette of colors and flavors.

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  • Falkland Island Hopper

    Falkland Islands - 8 Days / 7 Nights

    Enjoy 8 days of Island hopping to 4 different locations and discovering each of the Falklands' unique landscapes and scenery. You will visit Sea Lion Island, Pebble Island and Saunder's Island before leaving from Stanley.

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  • Taste of Buenos Aires

    Argentina - 4 Days / 3 Nights

    From the Rio Plata to Recoleta, fine art museums to tango bars, a whirlwind of experiences awaits you in a city renowned for its sensual elegance.

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  • Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Explorer

    Argentina & Brazil - 6 Days / 5 Nights

    A trip to South America is not complete without a visit to Iguazu Falls, the world’s most spectacular waterfalls. Then visit the vibrant capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, and immerse yourself in this colourful city.

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  • Andean Lakes Crossing

    Argentina & Chile - 5 Days / 4 Nights

    The picturesque town of Bariloche, on the shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake, is the gateway to the famous lake crossing that joins Argentina & Chile.

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  • Ecocamp Wildlife Safari

    Patagonia - 5 Days / 4 Nights

    Extend your adventure with the breathtaking sights and rewarding walks in the magnificent Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares national parks, staying in the world's first Geodesic Dome Hotel.

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  • The Singular Patagonia

    Patagonia - 4 Days / 3 Nights

    The Singular in Patagonia offers a luxury Patagonian experience, perfect for those wishing to enjoy high levels of comfort and unique sophistication. This extension starts and finishes from Punta Arenas or El Calafate.

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  • Torres Del Paine Circuit

    Patagonia - 9 Days / 8 Nights

    Experience one of the most beautiful and challenging treks on Earth. Circle the immense Paine Massif for nine days of epic views and endurance, and venture through the heart of this vast and untamed wilderness.

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  • Peru Uncovered

    Peru - 8 Days / 7 Nights

    Explore the haunting beauty and cultural wonders of the Peruvian Andes and visit the fabled lost city of the Incas and Machu Picchu

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  • Rapa Nui Island Discovery

    Easter Island - 4 Days / 3 Nights

    Easter Island is the most remote inhabited island on the planet; 3,600 kilometres away from the nearest inhabited point along the Chilean coast. Spend time exploring the island and uncovering the famous archaeological mysteries.

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  • Atacama Desert Adventure

    Chile - 4 Days / 3 Nights

    Amazing landscapes await you in this fascinating area. The Atacama Desert is the driest desert in the world and a visit there is a truly unique experience.

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  • Mashpi Lodge - Cloud Forest

    Ecuador - 4 Days / 3 Nights

    Ecuador's Equatorial Choco Bio-Region is renowned as one of the world’s most import ‘hot spots’ and the luxurious Mashpi Lodge lingers right in the middle of this amazing Cloud Forest.

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  • Galápagos Island Adventure

    Ecuador

    From breathtaking bird-watching to great geological discoveries and thrilling wildlife encounters, the Galápagos Islands are one of the most fascinating destinations on Earth!

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The staff and crew were excellent and all worked hard to make the trip an experience to remember.
Karen Bonthrone, UK - Weddell Sea and Antarctic Explorer, February 2016
Thanks for making a life long dream become a reality. The ship, the Drake, Antarctica, the staff, and the whole experience was better than I had hoped for. I am so glad that I finally did this trip and thanks to people like you who make small ships and small groups possible.
Wendy Smith - Spirit of Antarctica, 2015
I would like to commend the staff and crew - it was them who made the trip both a learning experience and something to be enjoyed. They were always prepared to go the extra mile.
Helen Veivers - Christmas in Antarctica, 2015
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