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Destinations > Antarctica > Antarctica XXI Express Air-Cruise
Save up to $745*pp on select departures
30 Sep 2019
29 Nov 2020 to 11 Jan 2021
Four nights cruise accommodation on board Ocean Nova, Hebridean Sky or Magellan Explorer, one night hotel accommodation in Punta Arenas, meals as indicated, guided shore excursions and one way flight King George Island/Punta Arenas.
For travel on:
Ocean Nova: 29 Nov '19; 14 Jan & 29 Nov '20
Hebridean Sky: 10 Dec '19; 10 Dec '20; 02 Jan '21
Magellan Explorer: 16 Jan '20; 11 Jan '21
Leaving from Ushuaia, ANTARCTICA XXI takes you through the Beagle Channel and to legendary Cape Horn. Cross the mythical waters of the Drake Passage and explore one of the most spectacular places on earth, the coldest, highest, windiest, driest and most inhospitable continent - Antarctica. This itinerary cruises from Ushuaia, visting the South Shetland Islands and return by air to Punta Arenas.
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Set sail through the famous Beagle Channel and be one of the privileged few to step foot on the rarely visited Hornos Island.
Return to Punta Arenas, in the Chilean Patagonia, directly from Antarctica and avoid the notorious Drake Passage
Experience sailing aboard a small-ship with exceptional services, facilities and extraordinary leaders and experts.
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Your journey begins in Ushuaia, Argentina. Board your ship in the afternoon and sail along the Beagle Channel towards Puerto Williams, Chile, the southernmost town in the world. Explore the surroundings before setting sail to Cape Horn. (D)
After an overnight crossing of Nassau Bay, you awake in full view of legendary Cape Horn. Weather permitting, board a Zodiac and be one of the few privileged adventurers to step foot on this famous and rarely visited island. Back on board, set sail towards Antarctica and cross the famous passage named in honour of Sir Francis Drake, the great 16th century British explorer. (B)(L)(D)
As you sail through the Drake Passage en route to King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands, attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations. In the company of expert guides, watch for wildlife from the glass- enclosed lounge or from the outside decks. You may spot magnificent sea birds, such as albatrosses and petrels, as well as different species of whales on their way south to Antarctica. (B)(L)(D)
After crossing the Antarctic Convergence, the environment changes noticeably. Keep your camera ready, as this is the time to watch for the first icebergs and the first sight of Antarctic land. Reaching the South Shetland Islands, sail in ice-filled bays, while enjoying the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Board a Zodiac for your first memorable shore visit to a penguin colony. Taking advantage of the endless Antarctic daylight, exploration will continue well into the evening. (B)(L)(D)
Upon reaching King George Island, disembark at Fildes Bay and explore the area, such as the Chilean Base Frei and the Russian Base Bellingshausen. Bid farewell to Antarctica before boarding the flight back to Punta Arenas, Chile. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for the night. (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the Punta Arenas airport for your onward flight. (B)
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Offer is valid for the following departures only: Ocean Nova (29 Nov’20), Hebridean Sky (10 Dec’20 & 02 Jan’21) and Magellan Explorer (11 Jan’21). Valid for sale until 30 Sep ’19 or unless the allocated capacity sells out first. Offer is capacity controlled and may be discontinued at any time. Advertised price is per person, based on twin share on the Ocean Nova, and includes the discount. Valid for new bookings only. Discount is not valid for child rates. This promotion is not combinable with any other offer. All care is taken to promote correct pricing but is dependent upon availability and will be confirmed at time of reservation. Subject to availability. Offer can change without notification due to fluctuations in charges and currency. Credit card surcharges apply. For full terms and conditions please view www.adventureworld.com/terms-and-conditions.
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