South Shetland Islands

Classic Antarctica

Ushuaia | Drake Passage | Antarctic Peninsula | South Shetland
Approx. 11 days
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Patagonia Fjords, Antarctica & Falklands

Punta Arenas | Cape Horn | Drake Passage | Antarctic Peninsula | South Shetland | Falkland Islands
Approx. 18 days
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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands

Puerto Madryn | Falkland Islands | South Georgia | South Shetland Islands | Antarctic Peninsula | Ushuaia
Approx. 20 days
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Things to do in South Shetland Islands

Our recommended experiences and activities

Swim in Deception Island
South Shetland Islands

Swim in Deception Island

Deception Island in the South Shetlands is an active volcanic island, creating warm soil that heats its waters. This allows you to take a unique opportunity to take a dip in Antarctic waters with ice surrounding you.

Where to go in Antarctica

Our recommended places

Why Horizon Guides?

Expert travel guide

Expert travel guides

Our guides are written by the leading experts in their destinations. We never take payment for positive coverage so you can count on us for reliable and impartial travel advice.

Authentic experiences

Authentic experiences

We curate exceptional trips in underrated places, organised by the very best tour operators who live and breathe their destinations and are passionate about authentic, responsible tourism.

Give back to mother nature

Give back to mother nature

We'll plant 50 trees for every trip booked via the Horizon Guides site in partnership with the International Tree Foundation, who carry out sustainable community forestry projects in Africa.