After your four days of exploration, you’ll say goodbye to the Expedition Team and disembark at King George Island.
As we approach the white continent, don’t be surprised if you are overcome by feelings of excitement and awe. Much of Antarctica is indescribable and can only be fully appreciated through the human eye.
Your charter flight from Punta Arenas to Antarctica will have you crossing the infamous Drake Passage in only a few hours.
Your adventure begins in Punta Arenas, Chile, the most populated city in Patagonia. If you arrive early, there are many museums, restaurants and shops to keep you busy for days.
Depart for home.
As the ship turns north, you’ll say goodbye to the penguins, as well as many of your shipmates.
Icebergs are the first attractions that welcome you to Antarctica. Massive floating bergs become more common as you get closer to land and you catch your first glimpse of the Peninsula, with its grand snow-covered mountains.
You will embark in the afternoon, with a journey through the picturesque Beagle Channel.
This quaint city at the southernmost tip of South America is your gateway to Antarctica.
We’ll arrive in Ushuaia in the morning for you to continue your adventure on land or catch your flights home.
Go off the beaten track with kayaking, skiing and more!
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