Fly & Cruise Antarctica

Beautiful snow-capped mountains against the blue sky in Antarctica
IDEAL LENGTH 7 nights
Price From $13,500 pp
When to Go Jan, Feb, Dec
Fly & Cruise Antarctica

Fly & Cruise Antarctica itinerary allows travellers to fly to and from Antarctica in less than two hours. Only eight days in length, it’s perfect for those who are not confident sailors or those with time constraints.

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival Punta Arenas

Upon arrival at Punta Arenas international airport, you’ll be escorted by car to your accommodation in Punta Arenas.

Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, before an expedition dinner with your fellow travellers.

Day 2

Day 2
Punta Arenas – South Shetland Islands

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight across the Drake Passage to King George Island in the South Shetlands.

You’ll be escorted to the harbour to board your cruise ship.

Day 3

Day 3
Antarctic Peninsula

You’ll spend the next four days cruising around the South Shetland Islands and western Antarctic Peninsula.

Weather conditions mean the route can differ each time, but it may include Paulet Island, Hope Bay, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Deception Island, and the Lemaire Channel.

You’ll have the opportunity for daily excursions in a zodiac boat to witness Antarctic wildlife, as well as kayaking through iceberg-filled lagoons and snowshoeing to reach viewpoints.

Day 4

Day 4
Antarctic Peninsula

Continue to cruise around the South Shetland Islands and western Antarctic Peninsula.

Weather conditions mean the route can differ each time, but it may include Paulet Island, Hope Bay, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Deception Island, and the Lemaire Channel.

You’ll have the opportunity for daily excursions in a zodiac boat to witness Antarctic wildlife, as well as kayaking through iceberg-filled lagoons and snowshoeing to reach viewpoints.

Day 5

Day 5
Antarctic Peninsula

Continue to cruise around the South Shetland Islands and western Antarctic Peninsula.

 

Day 6

Day 6
Antarctic Peninsula

Enjoy your final day cruising around the South Shetland Islands and western Antarctic Peninsula.

 

Day 7

Day 7
Antarctic Peninsula – Punta Arenas

Today you’ll return to King George Island for your flight back to Punta Arenas.

Enjoy an afternoon at leisure.

Day 8

Day 8
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

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itinerary highlights
  • Cruise the Antarctic so you can access little-explored locations

  • See Antarctic wildlife, including penguins, seals, whales, and seabirds

  • Glide amongst icebergs and wildlife on a sea kayak

  • Snowshoe to remote locations for magnificent Antarctic views  

  • Avoid the notorious Drake Passage with this unique fly and cruise trip

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