Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

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Duration:
8 days - 7 nights
From:
AUD $ 20,900
p.p. Twin Cabin share, Excludes Flights

Answer the call of Antarctica by flying over the notorious Drake Passage by charter plane to land at King George Island before exploring the Antarctic Peninsula by ship. In just 8 adventure-packed days, you’ll experience rewarding shore visits and Zodiac cruises, marvel at intimate wildlife encounters, explore historic sites and make the most of your landmark visit to the 7th Continent. Select from a range of adventure options and onboard activities that match your personal interests and make your expedition uniquely yours.

Departures

Departure Return Duration Ship Price Range *
5 Dec 2021 13 Dec 2021 8 days - 7 nights Ocean Adventurer From $22,400 - $38,000
11 Dec 2021 18 Dec 2021 8 days - 7 nights Ocean Adventurer From $20,900 - $35,800
16 Dec 2021 23 Dec 2021 8 days - 7 nights Ocean Adventurer From $20,900 - $35,800
21 Dec 2021 28 Dec 2021 8 days - 7 nights Ocean Adventurer From $22,400 - $38,000
11 Feb 2022 18 Feb 2022 8 days - 7 nights Ocean Adventurer From $21,600 - $37,200
16 Feb 2022 23 Feb 2022 8 days - 7 nights Ocean Adventurer From $21,600 - $37,200
1 Mar 2022 8 Mar 2022 8 days - 7 nights World Explorer From $28,800- $36,500
6 Mar 2022 13 Mar 2022 8 days - 7 nights World Explorer From $28,800- $36,500
11 Mar 2022 18 Mar 2022 8 days - 7 nights World Explorer From $28,800- $36,500
* All prices listed are per person in AUD based on a Twin cabin share. Contact us for Triple or Quad cabin shares for lower pricing.

Overview

Day 1

Arrive in Punta Arenas

Day 2

Fly to King George Island and Embarkation

Day 3 - 6

Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands

Day 7

Disembarkation and Fly to Punta Arenas

Day 8

Depart Punta Arenas

Itinerary

Map

Inclusions:

  • Experienced Expedition Leader
  • All Zodiac transfers and shore landing and cruising per the daily program – Adventure options Hiking, Polar Plunge and Zodiac cruising
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board throughout your voyage
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • Beer and wine during dinner; and coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • An official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency Evacuation insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of USD $500,000 per person
  • A group transfer in Punta Arenas from airport to pre-expedition hotel on Day 1
  • One night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Punta Arenas with breakfast
  • A briefing dinner on Day 1 in Punta Arenas
  • A pre-expedition group transfer in Punta Arenas from the hotel to the airport
  • Flights to and from King George Island
  • A post-expedition group transfer in Punta Arenas from the airport to the hotel
  • One night’s post-expedition hotel accommodation in Punta Arenas with breakfast

Exclusions:

  • International airfare
  • Passport and applicable visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, massage services and other personal charges, unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Adventure options on expeditions (all weather dependent) that are not included in the cost of the voyage (e.g., sea kayaking, camping, etc.)

Optional Extras:

  • Paddling
  • Sea kayaking
  • Stand up Paddle Boarding

*Note that we will quote flights for you when provided with your desired travel dates. Costs will vary depending on your travel dates. 

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