Antarctic Express - Fly the Drake from Punta Arenas

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 8+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Ends Punta Arenas, Chile
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Flying from Punta Arenas to the South Shetland Islands is the fastest, most direct way of travelling to Antarctica, and the view over the Drake Passage is unforgettable
  • Witness penguins playing in their natural habitat at inland rookeries during daily Zodiac landings along the Antarctic Peninsula led by your expert polar team.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive series of onboard lectures presented by polar specialists in Antarctic history, geology and glaciology, provide great insight into landscapes.
  • Let the crew of wellseasoned Antarctic experts monitor weather, sea and ice conditions and modify your itinerary to ensure shore landings and Zodiac cruises are abundant in wildlife sightings.
Starting and ending in Punta Arenas, the tour Antarctic Express - Fly The Drake From Punta Arenas is a guided polar expeditions and cruise trip that takes 8 days. You will be traveling through Punta Arenas, South Shetland Islands and King George Island in Chile and Antarctica. Antarctic Express - Fly The Drake From Punta Arenas is a group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Skip the Drake Passage and journey to the deep south of the globe. With included charter flights between Punta Arenas and King George Island, you’ll begin your polar expedition in no time. Be immediately dazzled by some of the world’s most unbelievable landscapes, including calving glaciers, penguin rookeries and floating icebergs dotting the deep blue of the Antarctic Ocean. Sailing aboard your well-appointed expedition vessel, participate in a series of onboard lectures and workshops presented by an expert team of scientists and researchers, further enhancing your polar knowledge. No day will be the same, and with a crew focused on maximising wildlife sighting and shore landing opportunities, you will witness these wilds in all their icy wonder.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT PEREGRINE ADVENTURES
5 - Excellent
Based on 12 reviews
Kristine's review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Kristine
  • From USA
  • On Oct 13 2019
“I learned so much and saw so much more of Turkey. Way beyond just Ephesus.. our guide Attahan was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and did everything in his power to ensure a wonderful experience.”
Eileen's review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Eileen
  • From UK
  • On May 12 2019
“Walking was tough - an endurance test. Transport of luggage between hotels worked well. Documentation was not very accurate, but way-marking on the paths was good. We felt a sense of achievement on completing the walk.”
Review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Oct 29 2018
“What a wonderful trip. The guide was excellent. He was knowledgeable, patient and present. The facilities were beautiful with breathtaking views of the mountains. I would do it all over again!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Punta Arenas
  • Day 2: Punta Arenas – King George Island – Embarkation Day
  • Day 3-6: South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Day 7: King George Island – Disembarkation Day – Puntas Arenas
  • Day 8: Punta Arenas
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Expedition Voyage, Hotel
Meals
  • 7 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 6 Dinner
Transport
  • Expedition cruise ship , plane , Zodiac
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Punta Arenas are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Antarctic Express - Fly the Drake from Punta Arenas tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Antarctic Express - Fly the Drake from Punta Arenas tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 2099 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 55 days before departure. For any departures within 03 June 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Antarctic Express - Fly the Drake from Punta Arenas tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Antarctic Express - Fly the Drake from Punta Arenas tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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