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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle (with Punta Arenas flights)

Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle (with Punta Arenas flights)

» Antarctica

» Feb 21 2022Mar 3 2022 (11 DAYS)

» EMBARKATION: King George Island, Antarctica

» DISEMBARKATION: King George Island, Antarctica

EXPEDITION IN BRIEF

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

  • Day 1 – Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Day 2 – Fly to King George Island and Embarkation
  • Days 3 to 5 – Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
  • Days 6 and 7 – Antarctic Circle
  • Days 8 and 9 –  Northbound Along the Peninsula
  • Day 10 – Disembarkation and Fly to Punta Arenas
  • Day 11 – Depart Punta Arenas

SHIP

Ocean Adventurer

ADVENTURE OPTIONS

Kayaking
Paddling Excursion

ACTIVITIES

Ocean Adventurer

Owner´s Suite

Suite

Deluxe

Superior

Main Deck Twin Window

Main Deck Twin Porthole

Lower Deck Twin

Triple

Clipper-club

Dinning Room

Library

Main Lounge

Check off a travel milestone by crossing the Antarctic Circle. Maximize your adventure by skipping the ocean transit and flying over the Drake Passage by charter plane. Simply combine our exciting Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition itinerary with a direct round-trip flight from Chile to your polar-ready ship, to get our Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle voyage. Then, explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula by sea, and continue further to reach 66⁰33´ south. Check other achievements off your bucket list as well, such as sea kayaking through channels dotted with icebergs.


CABINS & PRICES

Triple USD 13,495
Lower deck USD 16,995
Main deck porthole USD 17,995
Main deck window USD 19,495
Superior USD 21,495
Deluxe USD 21,495
Suite USD 27,495
Owner’s suite USD 29,495
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INCLUDES

  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks on board
  • All shore landings per the daily program
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • An official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • A hair dryer and bathrobes in every cabin
  • Comprehensive predeparture materials, including a map and an informative Antarctic Reader
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • All gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person
  • Group transfer in Punta Arenas from the airport to the pre-expedition hotel on Day 1
  • One night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Punta Arenas, with breakfast
  • A briefing dinner on Day 1 in Punta Arenas
  • Pre-expedition group transfer in Punta Arenas from the hotel to the airport
  • Flights to and from Antarctica
  • Post-expedition group transfer in Punta Arenas from the airport to the hotel
  • One night’s post-expedition hotel accommodation in Punta Arenas, with breakfast

EXCLUDES

  • International airfare
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Additional overnight accommodation
  • Optional adventure activities
  • Transfer from the hotel to the airport at the end of the expedition

Note: Baggage allowance on charter flights is 33 lbs (15 kg) checked and 11 lbs (5 kg) carry-on.

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