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Antarctica air-cruise. Polar Circle Fly and Sail. Tundra Travel

This Antarctica Air-Cruise includes 9 days on board Ocean Nova. It starts and ends in Punta Arenas, from where we'll fly to Antarctica and on board Ocean Nova we'll sail allong the Antarctica Peninsula to the south of the Antarctic Circle.

Antarctica air-cruise. Polar Circle Fly and Sail.

Day 1 Antarctica air-cruise - Polar Circle Fly and Sail.

Arrival at the city of Punta Arenas where you will be met by our staff, to be transferred to the hotel. During the afternoon, you will receive instructions concerning the guidelines that should be followed in Antarctica and the procedures for Zodiac boat embarkation and disembarkation. Later, you will be invited to gather for a welcome dinner together with your expedition mates and you will have the chance to enjoy a typical Magellan menu.

Passengers should be in Punta Arenas at 15:00 hours, at the latest.
Pick-up at Punta Arenas airport and transfer to the hotel are not guaranteed for passengers arriving later than 15:00 hours.

 

Day 2 Antarctica air-cruise - Polar Circle Fly and Sail.

Our Antarctic adventure will begin with the flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island (South Shetland Islands). The flight takes a little less than two hours. Upon arrival, we will be able to tour around the area where the Frei Chilean Base and the Bellingshausen Russian Base are located. We will gather at the beach on Fildes Bay for embarkation by Zodiac boats on board our expedition vessel.

 

Days 3 to 8 Antarctica air-cruise - Polar Circle Fly and Sail.

While cruising between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, sailing along ice-filled fjords and between spectacular icebergs, we will enjoy the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Our journey southwards will include visits to some of the most magnificent spots in the white continent, such as: Cierva Cove, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Lemaire Channel, Prospect and Fish Islands amongst others. Depending on weather and ice conditions, on our way southwards we will attempt to cross the Polar Circle at latitude 66° 33' South and enjoy a champagne to celebrate this extraordinary occasion. Our adventure will be very active, with several daily landings and cruises in Zodiac boats, lectures and a very enjoyable time on board.

 

Day 9 Antarctica air-cruise - Polar Circle Fly and Sail.

Return to King George Island where we will disembark, in Zodiac boats, at the Frei Chilean Base, and head to the aerodrome to take the flight back to Punta Arenas. The program ends upon arrival at the Airport in Punta Arenas.

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

One complimentary hotel night in Punta Arenas is offered upon request on Day 9 of the Travel Program.

 

 

Dates and Rates Antarctica air-cruise - Polar Circle Fly and Sail 2015 - 2016:

 

Code

Dates

Vessel

Single

Doble

Triple

PC1

01 - 10/01/16

Ocean Nova

21.995 US$

15.595 US$

13.595 US$

PC2 01 - 10/02/16 Ocean Nova 21.995 US$ 15.595 US$ 13.595 US$
PC3 18 - 27/05/16 Ocean Nova 21.995 US$ 15.595 US$ 13.595 US$

 

Prices are in US$, per person.

 

 

Included in the rate of the Antarctica Air-cruise - Polar Circle Fly and Sail:

Transfers airport/hotel, roundtrip.

2 overnights in Punta Arenas at Hotel Rey Don Felipe or similar.

Welcome Dinner at Jose Nogueira Hotel in Punta Arenas.

Flight from Punta Arenas to Frei Station on King George Island and/or vice versa as indicated in the program corresponding to each voyage.

Ship cruise along the Antarctic Peninsula as indicated in the program corresponding to each voyage.

Full board including all drinks on board (open-bar).

All guided shore excursions.

Lectures and entertainment on board.

Comprehensive pre- and post-voyage information material.

Loan of waterproof boots for landing in Antarctica.

 

Not included in the rate of Antarctica Air-cruise - Polar Circle Fly and Sail:

Flights other than those included in the Travel Program.

Accommodation, meals and transfers other than those included in the Travel Program.

Personal insurances (mandatory).

Extra expenses (communication, laundry, souvenirs, etc.).

Tips (suggested USD 10 per person per day).

Visas or Passport expenses and/or any other arrival and/or departure tax, if applicable.

Fuel surcharge.

Any other concept or service not included in the paragraph "included in the rate of the Antarctica Air-cruise - Polar Circle Fly and Sail".

Please note that you should regard this itinerary as a guide only; our exact route and program varies according to the weather conditions we encounter. Flexibility is the key to success for all polar expeditions.

Departure dates:

2017 - January: 1st.

2017 - February: 1st, 18th.

Tour duration:

9 days, 8 nights

Official spoken language:

English and Spanish.

Group size:

Min. 30, max. 62 passengers.

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