Travel package of 8 days to visit Antarctica, considered the coldest, highest and most inhospitable continent, with a white landscape.

Day 1: Start of the Aero-Cruise

What you will visit:

  • 1 Punta Arenas

At 15:00 hours in Punta Arenas will be received by the personal of Antarctic XXI, and then be transferred to the hotel in Cabo de Hornos.

During the afternoon, will receive general information of the Antarctic and finally finish with a typical food of the Magallanes Region to meet the team that will travel to the Antarctic.

 

Day 2: Scheduled flight to Antarctica

What you will visit:

  • 1 Antarctica

Your travel begins with a two-hour flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island (South Shetland Islands).

We will visit some interesting sites, such as the Chilean Frei Base and the Russian Bellingshausen Base, before boarding the Zodiacs that will take you to our expedition ship.

Days3 through 6: Exploring Antártic

What you will visit:

  • 1 Antarctica

Navigate between the South Shetland Islands and the west side of the Antarctica Peninsula, going through fjords and spectacular icebergs, in company of sea birds, penguins, seals and wales. 

Our itinerary changes in each expedition, you’ll explore the varied Antarctic ecosystem. The trip may include visits to Paulet Island, Hope Bay, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Deception Island, Lemaire Channel and many other magnificent places.

Day 7: Flight to Punta Arenas

What you will visit:

  • 1 Antarctica

Return to Rey Jorge Island and say goodbye to Antarctica before boarding a flight that will take you back to Punta Arenas.

After your arrival, you’ll be transported to your hotel to spend the night there.

*Meals in Punta Arenas are on your charge and are not included in the program.

Day 8: End of the Aero-Cruise

Transfer: Hotel Airport in Punta Arenas

We will take you directly to the airport in Punta Arenas and with this, we ended the program.

Included
  • For Aero-Cruises that start in Punta Arenas, there’s Airport/Hotel transport on the first day of the program (available only for passengers that arrive before 15:00 hrs.)
  • For Aero-Cruises that start in Punta Arenas, there’s 1 night of accommodation with breakfast in Punta Arenas, in the Cabo de Hornos Hotel or similar, and a welcome dinner including drinks on day 1.
  • 1 hotel night with breakfast in Punta Arenas, in Cabo de Hornos Hotel or similar, on the day of the scheduled flight to return from Antarctica.
  • Airport/Hotel transportation on the day of the scheduled flight to return from Antarctica, and Hotel/Airport on the last day of the program.
  • Punta Arenas – Frei Base flights in King George Island and/or vice versa as indicated in the program.
  • Sea cruise along the Antarctica Peninsula as indicated in the program.
  • Buffet-style breakfast and lunches on the ship, with a wide range of dishes.
  • Menu-style dinners on the ship, with a choice between three alternatives.
  • Wines, beers, juices and sodas served during meals on the ship.
  • Coffee, tea, chocolate, cappuccino, water and snacks on board during the expedition.
  • All excursions are guided.
  • Conferences and entertainment on board.
  • Delivery of informative material before and after the trip.
  • Loan of water boots for disembarking in Antarctica.
  • Contingency Plan planned for each trip (details ahead.)
NOT Included
  • All not mentioned in itinerary

Recommendations

Technical clothing warm, shoes for snow.  

Take flights to Punta Arenas during the morning, as you must arrive before 15:00.

Vessels:

  • Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable expedition vessel. She was built in Denmark in 1992 to sail the ice-choked waters of Greenland. She was fully refurbished in 2006 and has since bene tted from annual upgrades and improvements. Her ice-strengthened hull is ideally suited for expedition travel in Antarctica. For our air-cruises, Ocean Nova has capacity for 67 passengers accommodated in comfortable outside cabins. In addition to a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room, Ocean Nova also has a spacious dining room, a bar, a library, a small gym, and an infirmary.
  • Hebridean Sky is a small, all-suite expedition vessel. She was built in 1992 and refurbished in 2005. In 2016 the ship underwent an extensive, multimillion- dollar renovation that transformed it into one of the nest small-ships in the world. For our air-cruises, Hebridean Sky accommodates 71 passengers. Public areas include “ e Club” lounge, a library, a presentation lounge with audio-visual facilities, a dining room, an outdoor cafe, a medical clinic, a wraparound deck, and an elevator serving all passenger decks.

  • Magellan Explorer is a new and modern expedition vessel custom build for our Antarctic air-cruises. She was built in Chile to the latest Polar Code speci cations to start service in 2019. For our air-cruises, Magellan Explorer has capacity for 69 passengers. The ship features a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a spacious and stylish dining room, a well-stocked bar, a library, a meeting room, a gym, a sauna, and a medical clinic.

Notes

Important: the cruise is in English, there are no guides in other languages.