Magellan Explorer - 73 Guests

Antarctica Express Air-Cruise

The Antarctica Express Air-Cruises take you through the Beagle Channel and to the legendary Cape Horn. From there you cross the mythical waters of the Drake Passage and spend a day in one of the most spectacular places on earth - Antarctica.


 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Awake in full view of the legendary Cape Horn!
  • Be one of the few privileged adventurers to step foot on this famous and rarely visited island
  • Set sail towards Antarctica and cross the famous passage named in honour of Sir Francis Drake, the great 16th century British explorer
  • Watch for wildlife from the lounge or from the outside decks. You may spot magnificent seabirds, such as albatrosses and petrels, as well as different species of whales on their way south to Antarctica
  • Watch for the first icebergs and the first sight of Antarctic land
  • Sail in ice-filled bays, while enjoying the company of seabirds, penguins, seals and whales
  • Board a Zodiac for your first memorable shore visit to a penguin colony
  • On King George Island, explore areas such as the Chilean Base Frei and the Russian Base Bellingshausen

DATES / RATES

Rates are listed per person in USD
Start DateEnd DateTriplePortholeVerandaDeluxe VerandaPH SuitesGrand SuiteSingle
Jan 11, 2022Jan 16, 20224,9955,9956,2956,6957,7958,5958,595
Jan 11, 2023Jan 16, 20234,9955,9956,2956,6957,7958,5958,595
Rates are listed per person in USD
Start DateEnd Date(Starting from)
Triple
(Mid-range)
Deluxe Veranda
(High-end)
Single
Jan 11, 2022Jan 16, 20224,9956,6958,595
Jan 11, 2023Jan 16, 20234,9956,6958,595


ITINERARY

Antarctica Express Air-Cruise was designed for travelers looking for a quick and affordable Antarctica expedition. This trip offers you the chance to visit Cape Horn, cruise the Drake Passage, land in Antarctica, and fly back.

Day 1: Start of the Air-Cruise in Punta Arenas, Chile Our staff members welcome you in Punta Arenas, Chile, before 2 PM. Transfer to your hotel and attend a mandatory briefing. A welcome dinner introduces you to the local gastronomy as you meet fellow adventurers.

Day 2: Puerto Williams and embarkation Fly to Puerto Williams, Chile, the southernmost town in the world. Board your ship and set sail to Cape Horn.

Days 3: Cape Horn and Drake Passage After an overnight crossing of Nassau Bay, you awake in full view of legendary Cape Horn! Weather permitting, board a Zodiac and be one of the few privileged adventurers to step foot on this famous and rarely visited island. Back on board, set sail towards Antarctica and cross the famous passage named in honor of Sir Francis Drake, the great 16th century British explorer.

Day 4: Drake Passage As you sail through the Drake Passage en route to King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands, attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations. In the company of expert guides, watch for wildlife from the lounge or from the outside decks. You may spot magnificent seabirds, such as albatrosses and petrels, as well as different species of whales on their way south to Antarctica.

Day 5: Drake Passage and Antarctica After crossing the Antarctic Convergence, the environment changes noticeably. Keep your camera ready, as this is the time to watch for the first icebergs and the first sight of Antarctic land. Reaching the South Shetland Islands, sail in ice-filled bays, while enjoying the company of seabirds, penguins, seals and whales. Board a Zodiac for your first memorable shore visit to a penguin colony. Taking advantage of the endless Antarctic daylight, exploration will continue well into the evening.

Day 6: Antarctica and scheduled return flight Upon reaching King George Island, disembark at Fildes Bay. A 2-km (1.25-mi) walk takes you through Chile’s Frei Station and Russia’s Bellingshausen Station to the aircraft. Bid farewell to Antarctica as you board the flight back to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for the night. (Note: Meals in Punta Arenas are at your leisure and not included in the program).

Day 7: End of the Air-Cruise in Punta Arenas, Chile After breakfast, transfer to the Punta Arenas airport for your onward flight.

Magellan Explorer (Luxury Expedition, 73-guests)

Magellan Explorer is a new and modern expedition vessel custom-built for Antarctic and sub-Antarctic expeditions. The ship has a capacity for 73 passengers (maximum 100) in seven categories of accommodation, including dedicated single cabins.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Comprehensive pre- and post-voyage information material.
  • Ship cruise as indicated in the itinerary corresponding to each expedition.
  • Daily buffet breakfast and lunch on board ship offering a wide choice of dishes.
  • Daily served dinner on board ship offering a choice of three main courses.
  • Wine, beer, juice, and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board.
  • Coffee, tea, chocolate, cappuccino,
  • water and snacks on board ship throughout the expedition.
  • Loan of waterproof boots for landing.
  • All guided shore excursions.
  • Lectures and entertainment on board.
  • Landing fees and IAATO passenger fee.

 

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