The adventure: The 12-day World Expeditions Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp Adventure costs from US$7950 per person (quadruple share) – departing from Ushuaia. More information at
www.worldexpeditions.com or 1300 720 000. Getting there: Qantas flies to Buenos Aires and from there you can grab internal flights to Ushuaia. See www.qantas.com.
Gear: Antarctica is (obviously) cold, so read through your trip info as World Ex supplies a guide to what to wear when down south.