ANTARCTICA

Peninsula Fly-In

Antarctic Peninsula cruise
from £7889 6-11 nights | Dec - Mar Exc. flights See price details
  • Departs:
  • Dec - Mar

Overview

This unique option allows passengers to fly direct between Punta Arenas in southern Chile and King George Island, the largest in the South Shetlands archipelago, before boarding a ship for an expedition cruise around the Peninsula. This is a great choice for those with limited time or who doubt their sea-legs.

Highlights

  • Fly from Punta Arenas to the South Shetlands Islands
  • Option to fly one way and cruise the other
  • Cruise past striking icebergs on the Antarctic Peninsula's waterways
  • Enjoy fantastic wildlife encounters with penguins, seals, whales and seabirds

Crossing the Drake Passage is one of the most talked-about subjects for anyone contemplating a journey to the Antarctic Peninsula. Its reputation inspires excitement in some but in others brings nervous anticipation. In many ways the crossing is part of the adventure and heightens the sense of remoteness surrounding your destination, however, it is not the only way to reach the peninsula.

The flight from Chile to the South Shetland Islands only takes a little over 90 minutes, aboard a 'turbo fan jet BAE 146', particularly suited for this kind of trip. You can choose to fly both ways, ideal if you are short on time or are particularly concerned about the Drake Passage - or why not fly one way and cruise the other, taking the opportunity to experience both options for a really unique Antarctic experience.

Itinerary & Accommodation

Day 1: Punta Arenas, Chile
Arrive in Punta Arenas and transfer to your hotel. Tonight you will enjoy a welcome dinner with your fellow passengers.
Day 2: Punta Arenas - King George Island, South Shetlands
Transfer to the airport and take your seat aboard the BAE-146 aircraft for the 90 minute flight to King George Island. King George Island is part of the South Shetlands archipelago, which lie about 160km off the coast of Antarctica. You'll land at the Chilean base Frei, from where your Antarctic adventure will really begin. Following an exploration of the area, head down to the beach on Fildes Bay where you will be transferred by Zodiacs to the ship.
Days 3-6: South Shetland Islands & the Antarctic Peninsula
The next few days will be spent exploring this incredible region - your itinerary will be dependent on weather and ice conditions, but highlights may include the huge flooded caldera of Deception Island, the wildlife of Livingston Island, Port Lockroy and Cuverville Island. Look out for whales, penguins and seals and enjoy spectacular scenery and breathtaking icebergs from the ship or Zodiacs. The voyage will aim to reach the dramatic and much-photographed Lemaire Channel, crossing latitude 65° south.
Day 7: King George Island - Punta Arenas
Returning north disembark at King George Island and head to the aerodrome at the Chilean base for the flight back to Punta Arenas. Enjoy an overnight stay in the city.
Day 8: Punta Arenas
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Notes

Itinerary Variations

2017/18 Season

Island Sky - 7 days

Day 1 Fly from Santiago to Punta Arenas and overnight here
Day 2 Fly from Punta Arenas to King George Island for embarkation
Days 3-5 Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetlands
Day 6 Disembark on King George Island and fly to Punta Arenas for overnight
Day 7 Fly from Punta Arenas to Santiago

Island Sky - 8 days

Day 1 Fly from Santiago to Punta Arenas and overnight here
Day 2 Fly from Punta Arenas to King George Island for embarkation
Days 3-6 Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetlands
Day 7 Disembark on King George Island and fly to Punta Arenas for overnight
Day 8 Fly from Punta Arenas to Santiago

Akademik Vavilov - 04 Dec 2017

Day 1 Embark in Ushuaia
Days 2-3 Drake Passage crossing
Days 4-9 Gerlache Strait and Antarctic Peninsula
Day 10 South Shetland Islands
Day 11 Disembark on King George Island and fly to Punta Arenas for overnight
Day 12 Depart Chile

2018/19 Season

Vavilov - 03 Dec 2018 & Ioffe - 17 Dec 2018

Day 1 Embark in Ushuaia
Days 2-3 Drake Passage crossing
Days 4-9 Gerlache Strait and Antarctic Peninsula
Day 10 South Shetland Islands
Day 11 Disembark on King George Island and fly to Punta Arenas for overnight
Day 12 Depart Chile

Polar Pioneer - 29 Dec 2018

Day 1 Fly from Punta Arenas to Puerto Williams and embark ship
Days 2-3 Drake Passage crossing
Days 4-9 Antarctic Peninsula
Day 10 Disembark on King George Island and fly to Punta Arenas for overnight
Day 11 Depart Chile

Polar Pioneer - 06 Jan 2019

Day 1 Overnight in Punta Arenas
Day 2 Fly from Punta Arenas to King George Island and embark ship
Days 3-9 Antarctic Peninsula
Days 9-10 Drake Passage
Day 11 Disembark in Ushuaia

Polar Pioneer - 10 Mar 2019

Day 1 Overnight in Punta Arenas
Day 2 Fly from Punta Arenas to King George Island and embark ship
Days 3-5 Antarctic Peninsula's east coast (Weddell Sea)
Days 6-8 Antarctic Peninsula's west coast
Days 9-10 Drake Passage
Day 11 Disembark in Ushuaia

Please Note

All itineraries are intended as a guide only; the exact voyage route and programme varies according to ice and weather conditions. Every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary, however passengers must accept that unpredictable weather may influence the schedule.

Flights to and from King George Island are also subject to weather conditions.Safety is always the paramount concern on any Antarctic voyage. A Contingency Plan will be put into effect should the flight not be possible, at the time of press this has never been necessary, however we strongly advise booking a flexible flight home and/or adding a night or two in Punta Arenas at the end of the trip. For further details please contact our specialist team. 

Accommodation Options

Sea Adventurer (known as Ocean Adventurer from 2017)

  • Grade:
  • Type: Expedition Ship

This attractive ice-strengthened vessel is a comfortable…

Hebridean Sky (formerly the Sea Explorer)

  • Grade:
  • Type: Expedition Ship

The ice-strengthened Hebridean Sky (formerly the Sea Exp…

Ocean Nova

  • Grade:
  • Type: Expedition Ship

The Ocean Nova carries a small group of up to 68 passeng…

Island Sky

  • Grade:
  • Type: Expedition Ship

The Island Sky is a small expedition vessel with elegant…

Akademik Sergey Vavilov

  • Grade:
  • Type: Expedition Ship

Taking up to 92 passengers, this ice-strengthened vessel…

Polar Pioneer

  • Grade:
  • Type: Expedition Ship

Our smallest ship, Polar Pioneer offers traditional expe…

World Explorer

  • Grade:
  • Type: Expedition Ship

The World Explorer is a state of the art, purpose built …

Excursions

Camping

Stay all night on the 7th Continent

Kayaking

Paddle through ice-choked channels on this thrilling option…

Snowshoeing

Try this traditional method of walking over deep snow to ex…

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Glide peacefully across an icy bay

Prices & Dates

2017/18 season

Prices are per person, based on a twin cabin - please contact us for details of triple, single and superior cabins.

Departure Date ActivitiesDurationVessel

Prices from

02 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £8,693
04 Dec 2017 * 12 days Akademik Vavilov £8,766
07 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £8,693
11 Dec 2017 + ± 8 days Island Sky £10,593
11 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £10,666
12 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £8,693
15 Dec 2017 + 8 days Sea Adventurer £7,889
16 Dec 2017 + ± 8 days Island Sky £10,593
16 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £10,666
17 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £8,693
21 Dec 2017 + ± 8 days Island Sky £10,593
21 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £11,323
22 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,593
26 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky  £11,323
27 Dec 2017 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,593
28 Dec 2017 + 8 days Sea Adventurer £7,889
02 Jan 2018 + 8 days Sea Adventurer £7,889
07 Jan 2018 + 8 days Sea Adventurer £7,889
17 Jan 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £8,766
22 Jan 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £9,862
27 Jan 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £9,862
04 Feb 2018 + ± 7 days Island Sky £8,546
08 Feb 2018 + ± 7 days Island Sky £8,546
08 Feb 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £9,862
13 Feb 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £9,862

+ fly both directions - embarks and disembarks on King George Island, with flights between there and Punta Arenas
* cruise/fly - embarks Ushuaia, disembarks King George Island, with flight to Punta Arenas


Activity options:
Kayaking is available on this voyage: £688 per person on the Ocean Nova and Hebridean Sky; £765 on the Sea Adventurer; £612 on the Akademik Vavilov
θ Snowshoeing is available on this voyage: £150 per person on board the Ocean Nova and Hebridean Sky;
⌂ Camping is available on this voyage: Complimentary on the Akademik Vavilov
± Stand-up paddle boarding is available on this voyage: £173 per person on the Island Sky

Note the inclusions for this holiday are dependent on the vessel chosen. Please contact our team if you have any queries.

Inclusions and exclusions:

Ocean Nova & Hebridean Sky

Includes: Transfers between Punta Arenas airport and hotel pre- and post-voyage • Overnight accommodation at the Hotel Cabo de Hornos or similar in Punta Arenas, including breakfast, pre- and post-voyage • Welcome dinner in Punta Arenas • Return charter flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island (maximum baggage allowance is 20kg per person, including hand luggage; any additional luggage can be stored in Punta Arenas) • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Hot beverages and snacks around the clock • Alcoholic and soft drinks included with lunch and dinner only • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team • Loan of waterproof boots for landings in Antarctica • Comprehensive pre- and post-departure material

Excludes: Return airfares from the UK to Punta Arenas • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) • Additional airport or airline security charges • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks from the bar, telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship’s crew and Expedition Team members (guidelines will be provided) • Travel insurance • Passengers must provide their own waterproof, windproof jacket

Sea Adventurer

Includes: Airport-hotel transfer on day 1 • Overnight accommodation in Punta Arenas on Day 1, including breakfast and welcome dinner • Overnight accommodation with breakfast on Day 9 • Return flights between Punta Arenas and King George Island, with hotel-airport transfers in Punta Arenas • Ship transfers as applicable • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Coffee, tea, cocoa available around the clock • Leadership throughout the voyage by an experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All shore landings and Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled • Online photographic album, documenting the voyage • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings • A Quark Expeditions parka – yours to keep • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin • Comprehensive pre-departure materials, including a map and an informative Antarctic Reader • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program • All luggage handling aboard ship. Emergency Evacuation Insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of $100,000 per person.

Excludes: Return airfares from the UK • Transfer from hotel to airport at end of voyage • Additional airport or airline security charges • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) • Any meals ashore unless otherwise specified • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks, telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship's crew and Expedition Team members (guidelines will be provided) • Cancellation, baggage and travel insurance • Waterproof trousers are not included - Passengers must bring suitable clothing for water landings.

Island Sky

Includes: Flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas • Airport-hotel transfer in Punta Arenas • Overnight accommodation in Punta Arenas, including breakfast and welcome dinner • Group transfer from hotel to airport in Punta Arenas on day of embarkation • Flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island on day of embarkation • Flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas on day of disembarkation • Group transfer from airport to hotel in Punta Arenas on day of disembarkation • One night post-expedition hotel accommodation with breakfast in Punta Arenas • Group transfer from hotel to airport in Punta Arenas on Santiago flight day • Flight from Punta Arenas to Santiago • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Coffee, tea, cocoa available around the clock • Complimentary wine, beer and spirits on board • Leadership throughout the voyage by an experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All shore landings and Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled • Online photographic album, documenting the voyage • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings • A Quark Expeditions parka – yours to keep • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin • Comprehensive pre-departure materials, including a map and an informative Antarctic Reader • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program • All luggage handling aboard ship. Emergency Evacuation Insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of $100,000 per person • All gratuities for shipboard staff and crew

Excludes: Return airfares from the UK to Santiago • Additional airport or airline security charges • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/meals/land arrangements (if required) • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks (other than those specified), telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • Cancellation, baggage and travel insurance • Waterproof trousers are not included - Passengers must bring suitable clothing for water landings.

Akademik Vavilov

Includes: Transfer from central meeting point in Ushuaia to ship for embarkation • Flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas upon disembarkation • Transfer from airport to hotel in Punta Arenas • One night's accommodation in Punta Arenas post-voyage • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Leadership throughout the voyage by the experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All shore landings per the daily program • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team as scheduled • Comprehensive pre-departure materials • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program • All luggage handling aboard ship • Loan of boots, jacket and waterproof trousers - must be requested at time of booking

Excludes: Return airfares from the UK  • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks,l telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • Travel insurance • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship crew and Expedition Team members (guidelines will be provided)

We would be pleased to quote for the best available airfares and comprehensive travel insurance to suit your specific holiday requirements.

2018/19 Prices and Dates

2018/19 season

Prices are per person, based on a twin cabin - please contact us for details of triple, single and superior cabins.

Departure DateActivitiesDurationVessel

Prices from

03 Dec 2018 * ≠⌂ 11 days Akademik Vavilov £8,766
06 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £10,885
07 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £9,058
11 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £10,885
12 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £9,058
16 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £10,885
17 Dec 2018 * ≠⌂ 11 days Akademik Ioffe £9,789
17 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £9,058
21 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £11,323
22 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,958
27 Dec 2018 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,958
28 Dec 2018 + 8 days Ocean Adventurer £8,265
29 Dec 2018 # ≠θ⌂ 11 days Polar Pioneer £8,331
06 Jan 2019 # ≠θ⌂ 11 days Polar Pioneer £8,331
17 Jan 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,227
29 Jan 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,227
01 Feb 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £11,323
03 Feb 2019 + 8 days Ocean Adventurer £8,265
03 Feb 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,227
06 Feb 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £11,323
08 Feb 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,227
11 Feb 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £11,323
13 Feb 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Ocean Nova £10,227
16 Feb 2019 + ≠θ 8 days Hebridean Sky £11,323
19 Feb 2019 + ≠± 8 days World Explorer £10,830
24 Feb 2019 + ≠± 8 days World Explorer £10,830
10 Mar 2019 ~ ≠p 11 days Polar Pioneer £8,331

+ fly both directions - embarks and disembarks on King George Island, with flights between there and Punta Arenas
# cruise/fly - embarks Puerto Williams, with flight from Punta Arenas, disembarks King George Island, with flight to Punta Arenas
* cruise/fly - embarks Ushuaia, disembarks King George Island, with flight to Punta Arenas
~ fly/cruise - embarks King George Island, with flight from Punta Arenas, disembarks Ushuaia

Please see the itinerary page for program variations

Activity options:
Kayaking is available on this voyage: £808 per person on the Polar Pioneer; £800 on the Ocean Adventurer and World Explorer; £688 on the Hebridean Sky and Ocean Nova; £612 on the Akademik Ioffe and Vavilov
θ Snowshoeing is available on this voyage: £192 per person on board the Polar Pioneer; £150 on the Hebridean Sky and Ocean Nova
⌂ Camping is available on this voyage: Complimentary on the Polar Pioneer, Akademik Ioffe and Vavilov
p Photography is available on this voyage: Complimentary on the Polar Pioneer
± Stand-up paddle boarding is available on this voyage: £200 per person on the World Explorer

Inclusions and exclusions:

Polar Pioneer - 29 Dec 2018

Includes: Transfer from downtown Punta Arenas to airport on embarkation day • Flight from Punta Arenas to Puerto Williams on embarkation day • Tour of Puerto Williams, with lunch and transfer to ship for embarkation • Flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas on day of disembarkation • Transfer from Punta Arenas Airport to hotel in Punta Arenas on day of disembarkation • One night accommodation in Punta Arenas on day of disembarkation • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Leadership throughout the voyage by an experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All shore landings per the daily program • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled • Comprehensive pre-departure information • A printed photo book as a record of your voyage (one per booking) • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program • Aurora Expeditions' polar expedition jacket, yours to keep • Loan of rubber boots during voyage

Excludes: All airfares not specified in inclusions • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) - please contact our team should you require assistance • Additional airport or airline security charges • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks, telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • Travel insurance (mandatory) • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship’s crew and Expedition Team members (guidelines will be provided)

Polar Pioneer - 06 Jan 2019

Includes: One night accommodation in Punta Arenas on day before embarkation • Transfer from hotel in Punta Arenas to airport on day of embarkation • Flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island on day of embarkation • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Leadership throughout the voyage by an experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All shore landings per the daily program • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled • Comprehensive pre-departure information • A printed photo book as a record of your voyage (one per booking) • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program • Aurora Expeditions' polar expedition jacket, yours to keep • Loan of rubber boots during voyage

Excludes: All airfares not specified in inclusions • Transfer from ship to airport on disembarkation • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) - please contact our team should you require assistance • Additional airport or airline security charges • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks, telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • Travel insurance (mandatory) • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship’s crew and Expedition Team members (guidelines will be provided)

Polar Pioneer - 10 Mar 2019

Includes: One night accommodation in Punta Arenas on day before embarkation • Transfer from hotel in Punta Arenas to airport on day of embarkation • Flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island on day of embarkation • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Leadership throughout the voyage by an experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All shore landings per the daily program • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled • Comprehensive pre-departure information • A printed photo book as a record of your voyage (one per booking) • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program • Aurora Expeditions' polar expedition jacket, yours to keep • Loan of rubber boots during voyage

Excludes: All airfares not specified in inclusions • Transfer from ship to airport on disembarkation • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) - please contact our team should you require assistance • Additional airport or airline security charges • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks, telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • Travel insurance (mandatory) • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship’s crew and Expedition Team members (guidelines will be provided)

Ocean Nova & Hebridean Sky

Includes: Transfers between Punta Arenas airport and hotel pre- and post-voyage • Overnight accommodation at the Hotel Cabo de Hornos or similar in Punta Arenas, including breakfast, pre- and post-voyage • Welcome dinner in Punta Arenas • Return charter flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island (maximum baggage allowance is 20kg per person, including hand luggage; any additional luggage can be stored in Punta Arenas) • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Hot beverages and snacks around the clock • Alcoholic and soft drinks included with lunch and dinner only • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team • Loan of waterproof boots for landings in Antarctica • Comprehensive pre- and post-departure material

Excludes: Return airfares from the UK to Punta Arenas • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) • Additional airport or airline security charges • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks from the bar, telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship’s crew and Expedition Team members (guidelines will be provided) • Travel insurance • Passengers must provide their own waterproof, windproof jacket

Ocean Adventurer & World Explorer

Includes: Airport-hotel transfer in Punta Arenas on day 1 • Overnight accommodation in Punta Arenas on Day 1, including breakfast and welcome dinner • Overnight accommodation with breakfast in Punta Arenas post-voyage • Return flights between Punta Arenas and King George Island, with hotel-airport transfers in Punta Arenas • Ship transfers as applicable • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage (includes soft drinks) • Coffee, tea, cocoa available around the clock • Selected wine and beer with evening meal (restrictions apply) • Leadership throughout the voyage by an experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All shore landings and Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled • Online photographic album, documenting the voyage • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings • A Quark Expeditions parka – yours to keep • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin • Comprehensive pre-departure materials, including a map and an informative Antarctic Reader • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program • All luggage handling aboard ship • Emergency Evacuation Insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of $500,000 per person • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship’s crew and Expedition Team members

Excludes: Any airfares not mentioned in inclusions (please contact our team for your tailor-made quotation and best fares available at time of booking) • Transfer from hotel to airport on final day • Additional airport or airline security charges • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) • Any meals ashore unless otherwise specified • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic drinks not mentioned in inclusions, telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • Cancellation, baggage and travel insurance • Waterproof trousers are not included - Passengers must bring suitable clothing for water landings.

Akademik Ioffe & Vavilov

Includes: Transfer from central meeting point in Ushuaia to ship for embarkation • Flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas upon disembarkation • Transfer from airport to hotel in Punta Arenas • One night's accommodation in Punta Arenas post-voyage • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage • Leadership throughout the voyage by the experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities • All shore landings per the daily program • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team as scheduled • Comprehensive pre-departure materials • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program • All luggage handling aboard ship • Loan of boots, jacket and waterproof trousers - must be requested at time of booking

Excludes: Any airfares not specified in inclusions • Passport and visa expenses (we will be pleased to advise you on any necessary documentation, however this is passengers' own responsibility) • Government arrival and departure taxes • Any additional pre or post voyage accommodation/land arrangements (if required) • Excess baggage charges • Alcoholic and soft drinks,l telecommunication charges, laundry costs and other charges of a personal nature • Travel insurance • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for Hospitality Team members, ship crew and Expedition Team members (guidelines will be provided)

We would be pleased to quote for the best available airfares and comprehensive travel insurance to suit your specific holiday requirements.

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