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Antarctica 21 Fly Cruise

Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, Antarctica 21 takes you to one of the most spectacular places on earth, the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most remote continent – Antarctica.

Antarctica is a continent surrounded by oceans. Reaching it requires either sailing across the ocean or flying over it. The body of water between South America and the Antarctic Peninsula, the infamous Drake Passage, can be rough but by choosing to fly with Antarctica 21 you can avoid this infamous passage. You’ll also save time – just two hours by air vs 2 days by ship!

Once in Antarctica you’ll explore this magnificent continent on foot and by exploration vessel, leaving the main ship to board small zodiac boats accessing isolated areas larger ships cannot reach, where few humans have trodden and where wildlife and nature abound. You’ll visit Chile’s Frei Station and Russia’s Bellinghausen station, sail along ice-filled fjords, navigate mountainous glaciers and roaming icebergs, attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations and absorb the immense scenery that surrounds you.

During the exploration, you are escorted at all times by renowned naturalists, historians and scientists who share their passion and knowledge of Antarctica. This virtually guarantees magnificent sightings of Orcas, Humpacks and Minke whales, several species of penguin including Chinstrap, Macaroni, Gentoo and Adelie, leopard and elephant seals and a vast range of extraordinary birds including Albatross, Petrel and Skua.

Antarctica 21 only offers expeditions aboard small ships carrying a maximum of 73 guests. In Antarctica a regulation designed to manage environmental impact limits the number of visitors at any one location to no more than 100 – therefore larger ships must organise their travellers into groups in order for them to take turns, resulting in significant delays for some passengers to disembark. On Antarctica 21’s small ships your experience of the vast White Continent is truly maximised.

Antarctica is an ecological wonder that has bewitched explorers, scientists and voyagers alike for two centuries. Its matchless beauty and extreme climate conditions make the continent one of the most exotic destinations in the world.

You will love

  • Fly over Cape Horn & the Drake Passage
  • Small ship, expedition style cruising
  • Optional kayaking and hiking
  • Spectacular scenery & astonishing wildlife
  • Set foot on the 7th continent – the most isolated in the world
  • Zodiac expeditions, lectures and more



This itinerary is based on Antarctica 21’s eight day expedition. Six and ten day expeditions are also available. Please contact us for further details and alternative itineraries.


Arrive in Punta Arenas, Chile, where you are welcomed by ANTARCTICA 21 staff and transferred to your hotel. Attend an information evening this afternoon and meet your fellow adventurers.


Your Antarctic adventure begins with a 2-hour flight to King George Island in the South Shetland Islands. Explore Chile’s Frei Station and Russia’s Bellinghausen Station before boarding a Zodiac to board your expedition vessel and embark on your voyage to Antarctica.

DAY 3-6

Cruise between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, sailing along ice-filled fjords and among spectacular icebergs, while enjoying the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Over the next 3 days you will disembark by Zodiac and explore the landscape together with expert polar guides. Onboard the ship you have the opportunity to attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations, and enjoy spectacular vistas from the glass-enclosed lounge while sharing your daily adventures with fellow guests.


Bid farewell to Antarctica and return to King George Island to board your flight back to Punta Arenas. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight. or can connect with your outbound flight (pending flight time).


After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your onward arrangements.


6, 8 or 10 Day Expeditions

6, 8 or 10 Day Expeditions

START: Punta Arenas, Chile     |     Finish: Punta Arenas, Chile


Antarctica 21 operates three ice-strengthened vessels – Magellan Explorer, Hebridean Sky and Ocean Nova
Scheduled departures operate in the ‘Antarctic Season’ between December and February
Destinations include the Antarctic Peninsula, Cape Horn, South Georgia and The Falklands
Multiple departure dates to choose from
A variety of cabin types available
A single supplement may apply
Flights and insurance quotes are available on request
Terms and conditions apply


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