Take advantage of the fastest, most direct way to Antarctica: flying. A short three-hour flight takes you to the white continent where you will enjoy everything the Antarctic has to offer. Immense penguin rookeries and icy landscapes await your arrival. You’ll get the full Antarctic experience, while only having to cross the Drake Passage once.
Day-by-Day Expedition in Brief
- The speed and convenience of a flight to Antarctica.
- The excitement of a northbound Drake Passage crossing.
- All the Antarctic Peninsula highlights.
- On board lecturers and educational presentations from Polar specialists.
Day 1 — Punta Arenas, Chile
Day 2 — Embarkation Day
Days 3 to 5 — Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
Days 6 and 7 — Crossing the Drake Passage to Ushuaia
Day 8 — Disembark and overnight in Ushuaia, Argentina
DAY 9 — DAY 9 Depart for home
Pre- and Post-Trip Options Extend Your Stay
Getting to the Antarctic can be just as much fun as being there. Quark offers multiple travel packages that enable you to see more of the world before and after your Antarctic adventure.
Introduction to Buenos Aires Package
Savour a spectacular bottle of Malbec with fine Argentine steak, explore street art in colourful San Telmo or experience the world-class shopping on Avenida Florida. Discover the elegant beauty of Buenos Aires, a city that melds European charm with the frenzied pace of Latin life. This package includes a guided tour of the city’s impressive highlights, from the quaint, cobbled plazas to its most sophisticated neighbourhoods. In the evening, you will enjoy a spectacular dinner and tango show with a live orchestra. Please contact a Quark Polar Travel Adviser for pricing.