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CLASSIC ANTARCTICA AIR-CRUISE  - Bookings: contact@joinchile.com 
 
 
Travel Program Antarctic Cruise
 
Crossing over Cape Horn and the legendary waters of the Drake Passage, ANTARCTICA XXI invites you to an unforgettable experience at one of the most remote places on earth; the coldest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable continent - Antarctica.
 
Day 1 Welcoming at the city of Punta Arenas by Antarctica XXI staff and transfer to Hotel Rey Don Felipe. Afternoon, you will meet your expedition team and receive instructions concerning the guidelines that should be followed in Antarctica and the procedures for Zodiac boat boarding and disembarkation. Then, you can enjoy a delicious dinner at the French-style mansion José Nogueira Hotel.
 
N.B. Passengers should be in Punta Arenas at 15:00 hours, at the latest.
 
Day 2     Our Antarctic cruise adventure will begin with the flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island (South Shetland Islands). The flight takes a little over one and half hour. 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 6 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: Livingston Island, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Cuverville and Deception Islands amongst others. Our target will be the crossing of the Lemaire Channel and latitude 65° South. 
 
Our adventure will be very active, with several daily landings and cruises in Zodiac boats, lectures and a very enjoyable time on board.
 
Day 7 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 night at Hotel Rey Don Felipe in Punta Arenas is offered upon request on Day 7 of the Travel Program.
 
 
ANTARCTICA EXPRESS AIR-CRUISE  - Bookings: contact@joinchile.com
 
 
Travel Program Antarctic Cruise
 
 Leaving from Ushuaia, sailing though the Beagle Channel, exploring Cape Horn and crossing the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, ANTARCTICA XXI 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. We will sail along the Beagle Channel towards Puerto Williams, the southernmost town in the world, located on Navarino Island. Here, we will have the time to tour around before setting sail toward Cape Horn.
 
N.B. Check-in on board the “Ocean Nova” is open from 14:00 hr to 16:00 hr. No admittance later than 16:00 hr. Please be on time, and consider the necessary time to go through Ushuaia port formalities. Keep your passport at hand. Thank you! 
 
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 British explorer.
 
Day 3 Sailing through the Drake Passage, en route to King George Island (South Shetland Islands). We invite you to relax 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 through 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 George 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.
 
N.B. Transfer to the city will be available for passengers staying overnight in Punta Arenas. Upon request, one complimentary night at Hotel Rey Don Felipe in Punta Arenas is offered on Day 5 of the Travel Program.
 
 
ANTARCTIC EXPERIENCE AIR-CRUISE  - Bookings: contact@joinchile.com
                                     
 
Travel Program Antarctic Cruise
 
 Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, Antarctica XXI invites you to 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 Arrival at the city of Punta Arenas where you will be met by Antarctica XXI staff, to be transferred to Hotel Rey Don Felipe. During the afternoon, you will meet your expedition mates and receive instructions concerning the guidelines that should be followed in Antarctica and the procedures for Zodiac boat embarkation and disembarkation. Later, you will enjoy our welcome dinner at the José Nogueira Hotel, a French-style mansion that is over one hundred years old.
 
N.B. Passengers should be in Punta Arenas at 15:00 hours, at the latest.
 
Day 2 Our Antarctic cruise adventure will begin with the flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island (South Shetland Islands). The flight takes a little over one and half hour. 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 y 4 While cruising between the South Shetland Islands and the western coat 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 adventure will be very active, with several daily landings and cruises in Zodiac boats, lectures and a very enjoyable time on board.
 
Day 5 After a last visit in the region, in the afternoon our ship will set sail northwards across the famous Drake Passage en route to Ushuaia. 
 
Day 6 We invite you to relax and enjoy life on board and to take the time to watch wildlife from the bridge or 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 7 After spending the last hours sailing through the Drake Passage, we will finally have Cape Horn and the American continent in sight. Our ship will sail along the calm waters of the Beagle Channel towards the southernmost Chilean settlement of Puerto Williams, located on Navarino Island. Here, we will have the time to tour around before sailing during the in the night towards Ushuaia. 
 
Day 8 In the morning, arrival at the port of Ushuaia and disembarkation. End of the program.
 
 
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