Discover the magic and wonder of Buenos Aires, Ushuaia and the “White Continent” – Antarctica. Enjoy the “Paris of South America,” Buenos Aires, before flying over Patagonia to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Begin your Antarctic expedition aboard the fully equipped National Geographic Explorer by crossing the Drake Passage. Explore vistas of blue-white glaciers and busy penguin rookeries. See breaching whales crashing and scenes of pure ice walls as you walk along the shorelines. Join a National Geographic photographer for photo tips during your close encounters with Gentoo penguins. Feel the glacial ice crunch as your expedition ship makes its way through a pack of ice with its ice-strengthened hull. Return to Buenos Aires for an evening before departing home.