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Travel Idea Including Antarctica
Antarctica by Air, Land and Sea
6 & 8 days
This trip includes visits to Antarctica and Chile.
Punta Arenas - South Shetlands - Antarctica - Punta Arenas
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, Goway invites you to a unique experience that will take you to one of the most remote places on earth. In less than 2 hours of flying from Punta Arenas to King George Island, the largest Island of the South Shetland Archipelago, you will be at the gates of the white continent. From King George Island we will navigate for six days and five nights along the Antarctic Peninsula, visiting the most wonderful places and enjoying the best wildlife sites of Antarctica. During the whole journey we will be giving different lectures to introduce and inform you about this wonderful Continent.
We are sure this will be the trip of your lifetime.
- Departure Dates & Extras
Day 1. Punta Arenas
Arrival at the city of Punta Arenas where you will be met by our local representative, to be later transferred to the selected hotel. During the afternoon, before dinner, you will receive instructions in relation with the norms that should be followed in Antarctica and about the procedures of embarkation and disembarkation.
Later, you will enjoy a welcome dinner at the Jose Nogueira Hotel, a centenary French style mansion, where you will have the chance to meet your expedition mates. D
Day 2. Punta Arenas - South Shetlands - Expedition Cruise vessel
Our Antarctic adventure begins. Flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island (South Shetland Islands).
The flight takes a little under 2 hours. Upon arrival we will be able to tour around the area where the "Presidente Eduardo Frei M." Chilean Base and "Bellinghausen" Russian Base are located. We will gather at the beach on Fildes Bay for embarkation, by Zodiac boats, to M/V "Ocean Nova". BLD
Days 3 to 6. Antarctica Peninsula
As we cruise between the South Shetland Islands and the Peninsula , sailing along ice-filled fjords and between spectacular icebergs, we will enjoy the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales.
Our Journey toward the south may include visits to some of the most magnificent spots in the white continent such as: Hannah Point, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Cuverville and Deception Islands amongst others.
Our adventure will be full, with daily landings and cruises in zodiacs boats, selected lectures and an enjoyable time on board. BLD all days
Day 7. South Shetlands - Punta Arenas
We return to King George Island where we will disembark in Zodiac boats, at Fildes Bay by "Presidente Eduardo Frei M." Chilean Base, and head to the "Teniente Marsh" aerodrome to take the flight back to Punta Arenas. On arrival you are transferred to your hotel. B
Due to the possibility - although unlikely - of a late arrival of the vessel into Punta Arenas, we do not recommend booking any flights on day7 of your trip (day 5 on the express options). We recommend an overnight in Punta Arenas before continuing your travels in Chile.
Ask us about our Patagonia, Lakes District extensions. B
Due to the choice of vessels, seasonal considerations and available berths, pricing varies. Please call us for pricing based on your desired departure date and cabin choice.
Exchange rates differ from time to time. For the most up-to-date prices of this holiday idea please fill out our Latin America Travel Quote form.
Most flights to Punta Arenas fly via Santiago Chile. The flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas is a domestic flight and as such it is recommended that you allow for an overnight in Santiago and Punta Arenas on your outward bound journey to avoid missed connections. Please see our Santiago City Stop Overs for options.
Your first nights accommodation in Punta Arenas is included in your cruise price.
Due to the repositioning of the vessel at the beginning and end of the season the first and last departure of the season includes only ONE air leg.
IE the first departure of the season is via sea from USHUAIA ARGENTINA to the Antarctica peninsula with a return flight from South Shetland's back to PUNTA ARENAS CHILE. This departure is 5 days in length and is referred to as Antarctica by Air Land and Sea express.
The last departure of the season involves a flight to TO the South Shetland's from PUNTA ARENAS CHILE and return journey from the Antarctica Peninsula to USHUAIA ARGENTINA by sea. This departure is 5 days in length and is referred to as Antarctica by Air Land and Sea express
- Chilean international departure tax $30 USD.
This fee should be included in your international airfare
- US$160(CA$132) reciprocity fee, payable in USD cash on arrival is charged.
The receipt is regarded as a multiple entry visa and is valid until expiry of passport.
- Chilean domestic departure tax $10 USD
- Local currency is Pesos
- Time Zone: GMT/UTC -4
- Dialing Code: 56
- Electricity: 220V, 60Hz
- Weights & measures: Metric
Santiago: Please see our Santiago City Stop Overs
- Transfer airport - hotel
- 2 nights lodging in Punta Arenas
- Welcome Dinner
- Flight Punta Arenas - King George Island - Punta Arenas (see trip note section)
- Sea voyage and lodging on board ship, in accordance with cabin chosen.
- Shore excursions
- Conferences and shipboard entertainment
- All meals as listed B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
- Transfer airport - city on return from Antarctica
- Final nights accommodation in Punta Arenas (recommended)
- Visa fees (if required)
- Passport & Visa Costs
- Vaccination Costs
- Personal Spending Money
- Meals where not listed
- International Flights
- Travel Insurance
- Airport departure taxes
- Border taxes or fees
- Torres del Paine Trekking
- Moreno Glacier add on
- Santiago City tour and wine tours
- Buenos Aires City tours
- Iguassu Falls add on if traveling via Buenos Aires
Please call us to inquire about departure dates
M/V Ocean Nova, Antarctica (vessel)
At the time of booking we will advise you of any visas or other documentation that will be required prior to your arrival.
Costs relating to the issue of visas or related documentation are the responsibility of the traveler.
As visa requirements change it is your responsibility to ensure that the correct documentation and visas are obtained before traveling. Failure to do so may result in your not being able to join the trip.
It is a condition of booking that all clients have comprehensive travel insurance. AI can offer Travel Insurance for your trip. Please request a quote when booking.
Prices based on per person, twin/double share, unless otherwise noted, and pre-set group minimum numbers. Prices & itineraries are correct at the time of printing. Itineraries & prices may change due to currency fluctuations, local conditions or events outside the control of A.I and her local operators. Please see our booking terms & conditions for full details.