Fly in comfort over the stormy Drake Passage straight to pristine Antarctica.
Save time - it takes two hours to fly to Antarctica, whereas the boat crossing takes two days each way.
Enjoy life aboard a small ship - maximum 71 guests - so you spend your time exploring and not waiting.
Miss out on nothing - cross the Polar Circle and visit all of Antarctica's classic highlights.
Chance to kayak, hike and snow shoe (extra cost) in this wonderful environment.
Incredible wildlife from whales to penguins and seals.
This was a fantastic trip and fully lived up to expectations. The crew and lecturers were extremely helpful and knowledgeable and imparted their knowledge of this beautiful land with enthusiasm.
R. Clowes, Antarctica Cruise
Arrive Punta Arenas, transfer to hotel (D)
Transfer to airport, fly Punta Arenas – South Shetland, transfer to cruise (B,L,D)
South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula, Deception Islands, Lemaire Channel, cross Arctic circle (4 x B,L,D)
Return to King George Island, fly to Punta Arenas, transfer to hotel (B)
Transfer out to airport or bus station, ends (B)
South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula, Deception Islands, Lemaire Channel, cross Arctic circle (6 x B,L,D)
Transfers as listed, meals from dinner on arrival day to breakfast on last day, drinks with meals, flight Punta Arenas – King George Island – Punta Arenas, sea voyage and lodging on board ship, shore excursions, conferences and shipboard entertainment, waterproof boots, hotel on first and last night
International flights (we can look for these), arrival and departure taxes, insurance, laundry service, telephone calls, bar drinks, use of Internet or other means of communication, tips, personal items
27th Dec 2019 - From $14995 / £12495.8328335
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Join a small group of like-minded travellers on a guided trip.
Prices From $6,995 / £5,829 per person
Dates: From November 2018 to February 2021
Duration: 12 days
Capacity: 112 people
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Prices From $5,110 / £4,258 per person
Dates: From November 2018 to March 2021
Duration: 10-11 days
Capacity: 90 people
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We had a fantastic trip: I think the variety of activities – Buenos Aires, the Iguassu Falls, the walking, and then the Antarctic expedition – made the 5 weeks all the more enjoyable.
Thank you to you and the Andean Trails team for putting our holiday together for us. We had a great time.
J. Lavery, Australia, 2012
» Patagonia Eco-camp Trekking Tour
The cruise was great - fantastic organisation, very professional staff and all very interesting. We can’t recommend the cruise highly enough but it was not full – about 90 on board out of a possible 120. We were tempted to go on to Antarctica!
D. Rowell, UK, 2010
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