Drake Passage (Antarctica)

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Region
Arctic - Antarctica

Coordinates
-59.19417 S, -63.60914 W

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Drake Passage (aka Sea of Hoces) is the body of water located between Cape Horn (mainland South America) and Livingston Island (part of South Shetland Islands, Antarctica). This sea way connects the Atlantic Ocean (via Scotia Sea) with the Pacific Ocean.Drake Passage (Antarctica)

  • Drake Passage has length of over 500 ml (800 km). Along with the Magellan Strait and the Beagle Channel, these are the only navigable sea ways (passages) around South America. However, most large-sized commercial (cargo shipping) vessels operate on itineraries via Drake Passage or Strait of Magellan. Due to Beagle Channel's strong winds, sail ships with around South America itineraries use the Drake Passage.
  • The Antarctic Circumpolar Current carries a huge volume of water (about 600 times the Amazon River's flow) through Drake Passage and around the continent of Antarctica.
  • Cruise ships in Drake Passage are among the best ways to enjoy wildlife watching (whales, dolphins, penguins, seabirds).

The following map shows Drake Passage's location and major ports included in most cruise itineraries to Antarctica.Drake Passage map


Highlights: Petrels, Albatrosses

Port Drake Passage cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Drake Passage, Antarctica. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ship Arrival Departure Next Port of Call
3 November, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Roald Amundsen Deception Island, Antarctica
6 November, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol Buenos Aires, Argentina
7 November, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol Buenos Aires, Argentina
9 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Roald Amundsen Punta Arenas, Chile Antarctica
9 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol Half Moon Island, Antarctica
10 November, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Roald Amundsen Punta Arenas, Chile Antarctica
14 November, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Roald Amundsen Deception Island, Antarctica
16 November, 2018
Friday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
17 November, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol Buenos Aires, Argentina
20 November, 2018
Tuesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Lyrial Neko Harbor, Antarctica
20 November, 2018
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol Half Moon Island, Antarctica
20 November, 2018
Tuesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal Neko Harbor, Antarctica
21 November, 2018
Wednesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Lyrial Neko Harbor, Antarctica
21 November, 2018
Wednesday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud Ushuaia, Argentina
21 November, 2018
Wednesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal Neko Harbor, Antarctica
22 November, 2018
Thursday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud Ushuaia, Argentina
22 November, 2018
Thursday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal Neko Harbor, Antarctica
23 November, 2018
Friday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal Neko Harbor, Antarctica
24 November, 2018
Saturday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
25 November, 2018
Sunday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
27 November, 2018
Tuesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Lyrial Ushuaia, Argentina
27 November, 2018
Tuesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal At Sea
28 November, 2018
Wednesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Lyrial Ushuaia, Argentina
28 November, 2018
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Midnatsol Buenos Aires, Argentina
28 November, 2018
Wednesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal Chilean Fjords, Patagonia
29 November, 2018
Thursday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal Buenos Aires, Argentina
30 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Roald Amundsen Deception Island, Antarctica
30 November, 2018
Friday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal Buenos Aires, Argentina
30 November, 2018
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
30 November, 2018
Friday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineIsland Sky Ushuaia, Argentina

The Drake Passage cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Drake Passage, Antarctica.

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