Polar Circle Antarctica Air-Cruise

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68 Passengers
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Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, this expedition takes you to one of the most spectacular and remotest places on earth - Antarctica. Sail to the far south, and be one of the few adventurous travelers to cross the Antarctic Circle.

Included in the Program:
- Flights according to the itinerary
- Ship cruise
- Accommodation with full board
- All drinks: at meals
- Shore excursions
- Lectures and onboard entertainment
- Loan of boots for landing in Antarctica
- Transfer from/to airport/hotel according to the itinerary
- Comprehensive pre- and post- departure information

Day 1 — Start of the Air-Cruise

Expedition staff welcome you in Punta Arenas, Chile. Transfer to your hotel and attend a briefing that provides important information about your voyage and reviews the essential guidelines for Antarctic visitors. A welcome dinner introduces you to the local gastronomy as you meet fellow adventurers from around the world.

Note: 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 travelers arriving later than 15:00 hours.

Day 2 — Scheduled flight to Antarctica

A smooth two-hour flight takes you efficiently from Punta Arenas to King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Your Antarctic adventure begins as you exit the airplane and 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 8 — Exploring Antarctica

Sail along ice-filled fjords and among spectacular icebergs, while enjoying the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Visit the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, disembarking by Zodiac each day. In small groups, hike to extraordinary sites and take part in exploratory Zodiac excursions to otherwise inaccessible areas. Expert polar guides share their passion for Antarctica through an engaging program of illustrated presentations, and lead you ashore to interpret the wildlife, the history and the many wonders of the Antarctic environment. From the glass-enclosed lounge, enjoy spectacular views while sharing your daily adventures with fellow guests over a drink.

The goal of the expedition is to sail far south in the attempt of reaching the Polar Circle. The Expedition Team sets the specific voyage route based on local conditions, and takes advantage of the ever-changing opportunities provided by Nature. Flexibility will be the key to a successful voyage. Your expedition may include visits to sites such as Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, the Lemaire Channel, Prospect Point or other magnificent places.

Each voyage is unique and each is crafted to provide the best possible overview of the varied Antarctic environment.

Day 9 — Scheduled return flight from Antarctica

Return to King George Island and bid farewell to Antarctica before boarding the flight back to Punta Arenas.

Upon arrival in Punta Arenas, transfer to the group hotel for the night.

Meals in Punta Arenas are on your own & not included in the trip cost.

Day 10 — End of the Air-Cruise

After breakfast, transfer to the Punta Arenas airport for your onward flight.

* Itinerary may be subject to change

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Please note that availability is updated about once a week.
Per Person USD
Rates 2014-2015
Triple
Twin (Lower Berths)
Dedicated Single
Kayak, Snowshoe
Extremely Limited Availability
$9,795
Full
$10,895
Full
$14,995
Full
Kayak, Snowshoe
Extremely Limited Availability
$9,795
 
$10,895
Full
$14,995
Full
Kayak, Snowshoe
Extremely Limited Availability
$9,795
Full
$10,895
 
$14,995
Full
Kayak, Snowshoe
Extremely Limited Availability
$9,795
Full
$10,895
Full
$14,995
Full
Kayak, Snowshoe
Extremely Limited Availability
$11,495
Full
$12,995
Full
$18,595
 
Kayak, Snowshoe
Extremely Limited Availability
$11,495
Full
$12,995
Full
$18,595
Full
Kayak, Snowshoe
Extremely Limited Availability
$12,995
Full
$14,795
Full
$20,795
Full
Kayak
Extremely Limited Availability
$10,595
Full
$11,995
Full
$16,895
Full
Kayak
Extremely Limited Availability
$10,595
Full
$11,995
Full
$16,895
Full
Kayak
Extremely Limited Availability
$10,595
Full
$11,995
Full
$16,895
Full
Kayak
Extremely Limited Availability
$10,595
Full
$11,995
 
$16,895
Full
Kayak
Extremely Limited Availability
$12,995
Full
$14,795
Full
$20,795
Full
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Triple Cabins are available ONLY for 3 people booking together - NOT for single travelers wanting to share.

Kayaking Option - $895, Snowshoe Option on select departures - $195. 10 total kayak spots and 12 total snowshoeing spots available.

A minimum of $50,000 USD worth of emergency evacuation insurance is mandatory for these voyage. Rates are per person, double occupancy. If no single cabins are available, single supplement is 1.85 x shared cost.

All trips subject to possible fuel surcharge.

Only show rates under
$ X
Please note that availability is updated about once a week.
Per Person USD
Rates 2015-2016
Triple
Twin (Lower Berths)
Dedicated Single
Kayak, Snowshoe
$9,995
 
$10,995
 
$15,495
 
Kayak, Snowshoe
$9,995
 
$10,995
 
$15,495
 
Kayak, Snowshoe
$9,995
 
$10,995
 
$15,495
 
Kayak, Snowshoe
$9,995
 
$10,995
 
$15,495
 
Kayak, Snowshoe
$11,795
 
$13,495
 
$18,995
 
Kayak, Snowshoe
$11,795
 
$13,495
 
$18,995
 
Kayak, Snowshoe
Limited Availability
$13,595
 
$15,595
 
$21,995
 
Kayak
$10,895
 
$12,495
 
$17,395
 
Kayak
$10,895
Full
$12,495
 
$17,395
 
Kayak
$10,895
 
$12,495
 
$17,395
 
Kayak
$13,595
Full
$15,595
Full
$21,995
Full
Kayak
$10,895
 
$12,495
 
$17,395
 
Kayak
$10,895
 
$12,495
 
$17,395
 
Kayak
Limited Availability
$13,595
 
$15,595
 
$21,995
Full
No trips meet your criteria. Please increase the budget above to view more results.
Click on the tour dates in the left column to view a trip itinerary. Point MOUSE at Cabin Category to view DETAILED description.

Triple Cabins are available ONLY for 3 people booking together - NOT for single travelers wanting to share.

Kayaking Option - $895, Snowshoe Option on select departures - $195. 10 total kayak spots and 12 total snowshoeing spots available.

A minimum of $50,000 USD worth of emergency evacuation insurance is mandatory for these voyage.

Rates are per person, double occupancy. If no single cabins are available, single supplement is 1.85 x shared cost.

All trips subject to possible fuel surcharge.

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