Antarctica Air Cruise Special

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from 15723 AUD / 10995 USD
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Duration: 8

December – February

Chile, Antarctica, Shetland Islands

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  • Antarctica by plane
  • unique fauna of Antarctica
  • full board included


Save plenty of time and wallowing on the sea and set out to Antarctica by plane. This is a very comfortable combination of an air and boat tour inviting you to a unique experience that will take you to one of the most remote places on earth, coldest, highest, windiest, driest and most inhospitable continent, Antarctica. Antarctica is among the most beautiful, pristine and least explored places on the planet. Truly exhilarating, mysterious and alluring! This largely untouched wilderness can be visited by combining sea and air transport. High-class Icebreaker Ocean Nova, equipped with Zodiac boats, is waiting for you. Enjoy our special Antarctica Air Cruise package.

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Day 1 – Punta Arenas, Chile
Arrive in Punta Arenas, Chile, where you are welcomed by our staff and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, you attend a briefing that provides important information about your voyage and reviews the essential guidelines for Antarctic visitors. Later, gather for a welcome dinner and meet your fellow adventurers while enjoying a typical regional menu.

Passengers should plan to be in Punta Arenas at 15:00 hours, at the latest. Pick-up at the Punta Arenas airport and transfer to the hotel cannot be guaranteed for travellers arriving later than 15:00 hours.

Day 2 –  Flight to King George Island, embarking
Your Antarctic adventure begins with a two-hour flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. As you exit the airplane, the clear Antarctic air fills your lungs for the first time. Explore the area surrounding Chile’s Frei Station and Russia’s Bellingshausen station, before boarding a Zodiac to embark your expedition vessel.

Days 3 to 6 – South Shetland Islands, Livingstone Island, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Cuverville, Deception Island, latitude 65 ° South
Cruise between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, sailing along ice-filled fjords and among spectacular icebergs, while enjoying the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Each day, disembark by Zodiac and explore the landscape together with expert polar guides. On board the ship, attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations, and enjoy spectacular vistas from the glass-enclosed lounge while sharing your daily adventures with fellow guests.
No journey is the same as flexibility is the key to success in Antarctica. The Expedition Team sets the voyage route to take advantage of the ever-changing opportunities provided by Nature, crafting a unique and extraordinary experience each time. While the exact itinerary changes with each expedition, you will explore several spots that offer the best possible overview of the varied Antarctic environment. Your voyage may include visits to sites such as Paulet Island, Hope Bay, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Deception Island, the Lemaire Channel, or many other magnificent places.

Day 7 – King George Island, flight to Punta Arenas
Return to King George Island and bid farewell to Antarctica before boarding the flight back to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for the night. (Note: Meals in Punta Arenas are at your leisure and not included in the program.)

Day 8 – Departing Punta Arenas
After breakfast, transfer to the Punta Arenas airport for your onward flight.

  • transfer from the airport to the hotel and back on the first and last day
  • 1 night accommodation in a hotel in Punta Arenas
  • 1 night accommodation for free on request the last day in Punta Arenas
  • welcome dinner in Punta Arenas
  • flight from Punta Arenas to Frei Station at King George Island
  • cruise along Arctic Peninsula (see the itinerary for details)
  • full board incl. drinks; all mainland excursions with a guide
  • lectures onboard
  • complex information materials
  • lending of special waterproof boots for disembarkation
  • international airfare
  • tips
  • personal expenses
  • fuel surcharge (if applicable)
  • Antarctica expedition Insurance 
  • international airfare 
  • extended stay in Chile
  • single supplement for own cabin (if not sharing)
  • Type of cruise and final price depend on specific date of cruise. We will be happy to inform you of further details.
  • The price is subject to availability and actual airfare cost.
  • Difficulty level of this tour – average.

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