Antarctica & South Georgia Air-Cruise

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Antarctica & South Georgia Air-Cruise

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Duration:
17 days - 16 nights
From:
AUD $ 23,990
p.p. Twin Cabin share, Excludes Flights

Join us for a remarkable experience that takes you through the western Antarctic Peninsula, through Elephant Island to South Georgia. The South Georgia and Antarctica air-cruise allows you to sail through the nutrient-rich waters and, each day, disembark with our expert polar guides having time to either hike, snowshoe, or kayak in bays nearby. As we make our way to South Georgia, you will follow in the footsteps of famous Antarctic explorers, like Ernest Shackleton, and learn about their daring southerly adventures. After reaching South Georgia, visit some of the largest colonies of penguins in the world, including the king penguin, and see the nesting grounds of thousands of albatrosses.

Departures

Departure Return Duration Ship Price Range *
Departure: 25 Feb 2022
Return: 13 Mar 2022
Duration: 17 days - 16 nights
Ship(s): Magellan Explorer
AUD Price Range: $23,990 - $42,490
* 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

Arrival in Punta Arenas

Day 2

Flight to Antarctica & board cruise

Day 3 - 5

South Shetland Islands & the Antarctic Peninsula

Day 6

Elephant Island

Day 7 - 8

Sailing to South Georgia

Day 9 - 12

South Georgia

Day 13 - 15

Sailing towards South America

Day 16

At sea and Beagle Channel

Day 17

Arrival to Ushuaia & disembark

Itinerary

Map

Inclusions:

  • Group transfers airport/hotel on Day 1
  • 1 overnight with breakfast in Punta Arenas at the Cabo de Hornos Hotel or similar, with a welcome dinner including drinks on Day 1
  • Flight from Punta Arenas to Frei Station on King George Island
  • Ship cruise along the Antarctic Peninsula and Polar Circle as indicated in the program
  • Daily buffet breakfast and lunch on board ship offering a wide choice of dishes
  • Daily served dinner on board ship offering a choice of three main courses
  • Wine, beer, juice, and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board ship
  • Coffee, tea, chocolate, cappuccino, water and snacks on board ship throughout the expedition
  • All guided shore excursions
  • Lectures and entertainment on board
  • Loan of waterproof boots for landing in Antarctica

Exclusions:

  • International airfares to South America
  • Accommodation, meals, excursions and transfers other than those included in the itinerary and the Contingency Plan. Specifically, dinner in Punta Arenas upon return from Antarctica is not included.
  • Any optional Activities
  • Expedition parka (this can be purchased at an additional cost)
  • Beverages purchased at the ship’s bar
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Extra expenses (communication, laundry, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Laundry, bar, massage services and other personal charges, unless specified
  • Visas for Chile and/or Argentina, passport expenses, and any arrival and/or departure tax, if applicable
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew

Optional Extras:

  • Hiking and Snowshoeing Program
  • Preferred Seating Program
  • Sea Kayaking Program

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

Please fill out the form below to Build Your Quote. You will receive an initial email or phone call confirming when to expect your quote soon. While we are often able to send through a fully priced quotation within 24 to 48 hours, this does depend on the specific itinerary you are building. If you wish to combine multiple itineraries from the website OR have us create a customised program just for you - please call us on 03 9937 1800.
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