Region: Antarctica

Destinations: Antarctic Peninsula

Ushuaia 

Ushuaia is the main town of the island of Tiera del Fuego in Argentina and serves as embarkation/disembarkation port for our Antarctic passengers. It is located on the island of Tiera del Fuego in Argentina and is the southernmost city of the world. It was originally founded by British missionaries in 1870 as a refuge for the indigenous people of Tiera del Fuego, the Yámana.

In Ushuaia, the southern most city in South America, it is often cool and windy, and rain is possible. Temperatures can range between 40 and 50 F (5 - 10 C).

Ortelius at the pier of Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia pier information

There is only one pier in Ushuaia located in the main port on Maipu street. The entrance to the pier is opposite of Lasserre street, the Government building and the Hotel Albatros. Passengers must be able to show their Boarding Pass, otherwise access can be denied by port authorities.

It is only a few minutes from the airport. Please proceed on your own to the pier. We do recommend that you arrive a day earlier in Ushuaia to have some additional time in case of flight delays and lost luggage on the day of arrival. The vessel will not be able to wait for missing passengers or luggage.

Plancius at the pier of Ushuaia, Argentina

Love this article? Share your appreciation:

Related cruises

Antarctica

Classic Antarctica including Deception Island

OTL26-21. This Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Come say hello to whales, seals, and thousands of penguins.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Cruise date:

3 Jan - 13 Jan, 2021

Price:

8050 USD

Antarctica

Classic Antarctica including Deception Island

PLA25-21. This Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Come say hello to whales, seals, and thousands of penguins.

m/v Plancius

m/v Plancius

Cruise date:

7 Jan - 17 Jan, 2021

Price:

8050 USD

Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage

The 'Classic Antarctic' route

HDS27-21. This cruise delivers you to wondrous landscapes found in one of the harshest environments on Earth. The great star-actors of Antarctica are the penguins and in total seven species could appear before your very own eyes.

m/v Hondius

m/v Hondius

Cruise date:

7 Jan - 16 Jan, 2021

Price:

7300 USD

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

Meet at least six penguin species

OTL27a21. This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Cruise date:

13 Jan - 31 Jan, 2021

Price:

14750 USD

Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage

Classic Antarctica including Deception Island

HDS28-21. This Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Come say hello to whales, seals, and thousands of penguins.

m/v Hondius

m/v Hondius

Cruise date:

16 Jan - 26 Jan, 2021

Price:

8050 USD