Our newest Fly/Cruise expedition, Antarctic Express: Peninsula in Depth provides up to 7 days on the Peninsula, maximizing your time and optimizing your chance of immersive encounters with iconic wildlife like penguins, whales and seals. This 11-day itinerary sees you departing from Punta Arenas. You’ll also have the opportunity to personalize your voyage with our robust selection of Adventure Options including camping, paddling excursion, kayaking and more.
Antarctica has been inspiring explorers for centuries and this expedition offers the chance for you to discovery why. We’re excited to host you on your unforgettable polar adventure! Feel free to reach out to our team of Polar Travel Advisers who can answer any of your questions and provide assistance at any time of your planning journey.
Day-by-Day Expedition in Brief
- Fly over the Drake Passage and experience the fastest, most direct way to Antarctica
- Witness iconic Antarctic wildlife, such as penguins, seals and whales
- Take advantage of optional polar camping along the peninsula
- Enjoy on-board lectures and educational presentations from polar specialists
1 — Arrive in Punta Arenas, Chile
2 — Fly to King George Island and Embarkation
Days 3-9 — Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
Day 10 — Disembarkation and Fly to Punta Arenas
Day 11 — Depart Punta Arenas
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.
Santiago Head Start Package
After an amazing day touring the national capital, you will head to Chile’s garden city by the sea, Viña del Mar for a lunch overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Your driver will then head through the Casablanca Valley to Valparaiso, Chile’s best known seaside resort, for a visit to the old town, a UNESCO World heritage Site.