6-Day Antarctica Express Cruise

    What's Included?

  • Cabin on the Cruise ship
  • Group transfers
  • Overnight in Punta Arenas
  • Flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas or vice versa
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Daily lunch & dinner on the cruise ship
  • Wine, beer, juice, and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on cruise ship
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, cappuccino, water and snacks on cruise ship
  • All guided shore excursions
  • Lectures and entertainment on board
  • Comprehensive pre and post-voyage information material
  • Loan of waterproof boots for landing in Antarctica
  • IAATO passenger fee.


Antarctica, the 7th continent, has fascinated explorers, scientists and travelers for close to two centuries. Here you can discover rich wildlife, including marine species such as whales, seals and penguins, as well as large variety of sea birds.

During the 6 days you'll get the chance to witness the astonishing nature of the white continent, containing more than 90% of the planet's land ice, its marine fauna and amazing glaciers and icebergs.

Antarctica is one of the last virtually uninhabited places on Earth that few have had a chance to explore. Travel through the End of the Earth and learn about the unique continent through a series of lectures and presentations given by professional guides. Be one of the privileged 21st century explorers who get to discover the magic of the South.

Day 1: Begin Your Antarctic Adventure: Beagle Channel and Port Williams

We'll begin our 6-day Antarctica excursion in Ushuaia, Argentina, where we'll board the cruise ship and start sailing along Beagle Channel towards Port Williams, the southernmost town in the world and a Chilean naval base. Explore the surroundings of the remote town before heading back to the ocean.

Overnight on the cruiser.

Day 2: Cape Horn & Drake Passage

Over night, we'll sail across Nassau Bay and in the morning of Day 2, wake up to view the world famous Cape Horn. If the weather is on our side, today you’ll be one of the few privileged adventurers to step foot on legendary Cabo de Hornos. Explore the world-famous island at the end of the world, before embarking again to continue the adventure.

Overnight on the cruiser.

Day 3: Set Sail towards King George Island

On day 3 of your adventure, you'll head South through the Drake Passage where two oceans collide: The South Pacific Ocean and The Southern Ocean.

On our way to King George Island, learn about fascinating Antarctica through a series of lectures and presentations and watch for wildlife from the glass-enclosed lounge or from the outside decks, with the help of your expert guides.

Overnight on the cruiser.

Day 4: The First Sights of Antarctica

Be sure to have your camera ready to take some unforgettable photos of the first icebergs of the trip and sights of the Antarctic landmass.

Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Antarctica's South Shetland Islands while sailing through ice-filled bays and observing the surrounding wildlife: if we're lucky, we'll get to see penguins, seals and even whales.

Next, it's time to make your way to the shore on a zodiac and visit one of Antarctica’s famous penguin colonies.

Overnight on the cruiser.

Day 5: Enjoy The Last Day of the Adventure

It's the last full day of your once-in-a-lifetime journey at the end of the world. As we reach King George Island and disembark at Fieldes Bay, we'll start exploring the Chilean Base Frei and the Russian Base Bellingshausen before catching a flight to Punta Arenas, Chile.

Once in Punta Arenas dock, we'll transfer you to have a good night sleep in our Punta Arenas hotel and contemplate on the unforgettable Antarctic adventure.

Overnight in Punta Arenas

Day 6: The Final Morning in Punta Arenas

We'll end our 6-day adventure after having breakfast in Punta Arenas, Chile. If you continue your travels by land, we'll transfer you to Punta Arenas airport to inbound flight.

End of our services

IMPORTANT: Depending on the date, the itinerary can be done in reverse, embarking in Punta Arenas and disembarking in Ushuaia. Punta Arenas. Please check with your travel designer for more information.

Moderate mobility required.

Make sure to ask your travel designer for the 8-day Classic Antarctica cruises

    Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Flight to Punta Arenas/Ushuaia
  • Beverages purchased at the ship's bar
  • Travel insurance
  • Incidental expenses (communication, laundry, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Visas for Chile and/or Argentina, if applicable
  • Any arrival and/or departure tax, if applicable
  • Others not mentioned in the inclusions


    Terms


    Cancellation Policy
  • Prior to 120 Days Full refund (Apart from credit card charge minus a US$500 cancellation fee)


    Payment Terms
  • A deposit of US$1,500 per passenger is required at the time of booking. The remaining balance is due 140 days prior to the departure date. 3% credit card payment fee will be automatically added in the payments.


Please note that all our tours and excursions are subject to weather conditions. Many of our excursions take place in challenging environments where Mother Nature plays a big role in the execution of the outings.

Our clients' safety is our top priority and in order to secure the well-being of both the local communities and visitors, we must withhold the right to change or cancel any tour.