These two days will give you time to get to know the Expedition Team and your fellow shipmates while participating in educational programs onboard.
The Cape Horn National Park was declared a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in June 2005.
Today you join your ship and head south towards Antarctica!
Your Antarctic adventure begins with an overnight stay in the southernmost city in the world - Ushuaia, Argentina.
Disembark and overnight in Ushuaia, Argentina
A rite of passage for any Antarctic adventurer, the Drake signals the end of your journey . No matter the sea conditions, you will benefit from having developed your sea legs over the course of the previous four days.
You’ll get a sense that you’ve arrived on a new planet during the start of your Antarctic voyage, as the pristine nature and dramatic environments are like nothing else on earth.
Today you board your chartered flight to Antarctica. The journey over the Drake Passage will take you less than four hours, whereas our ship-based travelers take two days to make the journey by sea.
Your journey begins in Punta Arenas, Chile.
After breakfast, you will make your own way to the Punta Arenas airport for your homeward flights.
Go off the beaten track with kayaking, skiing and more!
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