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.
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.