Accommodation in Ushuaia not included - contact us for recommendations
A fantastic voyage to the remotest continent on earth, Antarctica. With travel by sea and air, your time in this frigid and beautiful environment is plentiful and rewardingHighlights
Cross the lengendary waters of the Drake Passage Participate in a unique cruise to the famous white continent Visit the famous lighthouse at Cape Horn Witness icebergs the size of tanks and immense glaciers Observe whales, penguins and sea birds in their snowy habitat Board Zodiac boats for small intimate explorations Learn from marine specialists about the environment Fly over the ice on your swift return to Punta Arenas Enjoy long hours of daylight for maximum exposureIs this trip for me?
This trip combines an ocean cruise with some air travel which starts in the southern town of Ushuaia in Argentina and finishes in Punta Arenas in southern Chile. A great, short cruise for those of you wanting to see the incredible icescapes and wildlife in this remote, inhospitable continent. The Ocean Nova has capacity for 62 passengers with all outside cabins with private facilities. In addition to a glass enclosed observation lounge and presentation room, there is an infirmary, a library, a bar and an exercise room. The ship has Zodiac boats that are perfect for landings and wildlife spotting. Baggage limits of 20kg apply Medical insurance with aero evacuation strongly recommended While every effort is made to adhere to the published itinerary, you should realize that with this kind of adventurous travel that changes will sometimes be made due to unpredictable or severe weather conditions. A tight time connection with an Antarctic expedition is unwise so we strongly advise a flexible air ticket be held for onward travel and that in any case you do not book a flight out on the expected day of arrival into Punta Arenas. All passengers will be required to fill in a participation form prior to sailing. These voyages are intended for persons in reasonably good health. You should be comfortable travelling in remote areas and be happy on both large and small boats. This trip and the Heroic Antarctica Trip are suitable for children from the age of 8. There is a 5% discount on the rate per person for children upto 12 years. Contact us with any suitability questions.