• Antarctica Fly-Cruise Expedition with Optional Polar Circle

    Skip the bumpy Drake Passage crossing by flying from Punta Arenas to King George. Antarctica XXI offer smaller size vessels to maximize more landings on zodiacs and the life time opportunity to reach the Polar Circle.
  • Antarctica Fly-Cruise Expedition with Optional Polar Circle

    Skip the bumpy Drake Passage crossing by flying from Punta Arenas to King George. Antarctica XXI offer smaller size vessels to maximize more landings on zodiacs and the life time opportunity to reach the Polar Circle.
  • Antarctica Fly-Cruise Expedition with Optional Polar Circle

    Skip the bumpy Drake Passage crossing by flying from Punta Arenas to King George. Antarctica XXI offer smaller size vessels to maximize more landings on zodiacs and the life time opportunity to reach the Polar Circle.
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10 days
From HK$131,000/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 00/01 - Hong Kong / Santiago
    Fly Hong Kong / Dallas AA 126 1545/1600 – Daily (14h15m)
      Dallas / Santiago AA 945 2025/0850+1 – Daily (9h25m)

     

    Upon arrival, meet your guide and kick start your tour around the city of Santiago. Start from Plaza de Armas where you will find the colonial buildings around. Continue along Alameda avenue to the San Francisco Church and La Moneda

    Then we’ll head to Cerro San Cristobal, where Santiago was founded in 1541. En-route, take a peek into Chilean history as you pass the Cousiño Palace and many more heritage buildings.         

    Overnight: Santiago
    Meals: Lunch

  • Day 02 - Santiago

    Today, take a leisurely drive through rolling countryside and vineyards to Valpraiso and Vina de Mar. Experience the colour and culture of two Chilean coastal towns. Stop along the way for some wine tasting before enjoying a fine dining experience at one of the many boutique wineries that are part of this flourishing region.

    Overnight: Buenos Aires
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 03 - Santiago / Punta Arenas

    Early morning, transfer to airport for your flight to Punta Arenas.

    Fly Santiago / Punta Arenas LA 281 0530/0857 – Daily (3h 27m)

     

    *You will need to arrive Punta Arenas airport by 2pm, otherwise you may miss the briefing session of the Antarctica XXI cruise.

    Arrival at the city of Punta Arenas where you will be met by Antarctica XXI staff, to be transferred to Cabo de Hornos Hotel.

    Meet your expedition mates in the afternoon and enjoy a welcome dinner with local gastronomy as you meet fellow adventurers from around the world

    Overnight: Cabo de Hornos Hotel Punta Arenas or similar
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 04 - Punta Arenas / King George Island – Embarkation

    A quick 2-hour flight from Punta Arenas lands on King George Island in the South Shetland Islands. En route, from your bird's eye view, bid the Drake Passage a fond Bon Voyage. You've saved time and worry, by choosing this Fly and Cruise expedition operated by Antarctica XXI.

    After exploring that portion of the island where the Chilean Research Base, Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva and the Russian Base, Bellingshausen, are located, you transfer to your cruise by Zodiac to embark on your Antarctic adventure.

    Overnight: Onboard
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 05-08 - Antarctica Peninsula & South Shetland Islands

    Don't forget to pack your binoculars. In the Peninsula, seals will be sunning on ice floes or a raft of penguins may be feeding as you sail past. Participate in a shipboard presentation and the Expedition Team could take you ashore at Neko Harbour and help you identify different species of birds. You could cruise through a graveyard of fantastically colored icebergs.

    Optional Activities
    Sea Kayaking in Antarctica (Daily excursions) - Limited seats for 10 participants
    Hiking and Snowshoeing - Limited seats for 12 participants

    Polar Circle Air-Cruise Add-On
    Two additional days in the Antarctica will allow time to sail far south in the attempt of reaching the Polar Circle. Departure dates vary from Classic Antarctica routing. Available only on Ocean Nova during 2018/2019 season.

     

    Overnight: Onboard
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 9 - King George Island – Disembarkation / Punta Arenas

    From King George Island, you will fly across the Drake Passage to Punta Arenas to spend the night. You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel to spend the night.

    Overnight: Cabo de Hornos Hotel Punta Arenas or similar
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 10 - Punta Arenas / Hong Kong

    After lunch, drive to airport for your flight back home.

    Fly Punta Arenas / Santiago LA 292 1525/1850 – Daily (3h25m)
      Santiago / Dallas AA 940 2230/0520+1 – Daily (9h50m)
      Dallas / Hong Kong AA 125 1040/1730+1 – Daily (16h50m)

     

    Arrive in Hong Kong on Day 12.

    Meals: Breakfast

 

 

 

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