Antarctica Express Air-Cruise

Travel Programm
Leaving from Ushuaia, sailing though the Beagle Channel, exploring Cape Horn and crossing the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, ANTARCTICA XXl invites you to participate in a unique experience that will take you to one of the most remote places on earth, the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable continent- Antarctica.

Day 1 The journey begins in Ushuaia, Argentina. After meeting at the selected hotel, we will proceed to the local port to embark on our vessel, the Professor Multanovski. We will sail along he Beagle Channel towards Puerto Williams, the southernmost town in the world, located on Navarino Island. Here, we will have the time to our around before setting sail toward Cape Horn.

N.B. Passengers are required to be in Ushuaia, in a hotel to be defined, at 14:00 hours.

Day 2 After crossing Nassau Bay, we will wake up in front of legendary Cape Horn! Weather permitting, we will put our Zodiac boats into the water and visit its lighthouse and the Chilean station in charge of keeping it beaming. Back on board, we will get ready to set sail towards Antarctica and start the crossing of the famous waters named in honour of Sir Francis Drake, the great XVIth century Britisch explorer.

Day 3 Sailing through the Drake Passage, en route to King George Island (South Shetland Islands). We invite you to relex and enjoy life on board and to take the time to watch wildlife from the bridge or from the outside decks. We may spot magnificent birds such as albatrosses and petrels, as well as Humpback and Minke whales swimming on their way down to Antarctica.

Day 4 Once we have crossed the Antarctic Convergence, we will be sailing trough the Antarctic Ocean. The time has come to start spotting the first icebergs and the first Antarctic land. The South Shetland Islands finally come into view, and we will have the opportunity to put our zodiac boats into the water and make our first landing to visit a penguin colony. Exploration will continue all evening thanks to the endless daylight.

Day 5 Upon reaching King Island, we will disembark at Fildes Bay, where we will have the chance to enjoy the Antarctic scenery and visit some interesting places around the area, such as the Chilean Base Frei and the Russian Base Bellingshausen. We will gather at the aerodrome where we will board the flight that will take us to Punta Arenas, Chile. The programme ends upon arrival at the Airport in Punta Arenas.

Transfer to the city will be available for passengers staying overnight in Punta Arenas.

More details and booking:
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