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Antarctica Polar Circle Express Cruise

15 DAYS Starting from $19,990 per person

Set out on a remarkable 15-day journey taking you to the edge of the world and through the untouched wonders of Antarctica! Start off in Chile’s capital city, Santiago, before flying to the historical Patagonia town, Punta Arenas, the most convenient departure point for Antarctica Air-Cruises. Bypass the rough Drake Passage waters by short flight to King George, where you’ll board the comfortable Ocean Adventurer cruise for an unparalleled 9-day adventure along the Antarctica Peninsula. Cross the legendary Polar Circle and be mesmerized by the jaw-dropping landscapes and once-in-a-lifetime wildlife sightings!

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Trip at a Glance

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit key sites of Santiago on a private half-day city tour with stops at Plaza de Armas, the main cathedral and the Presidential Palace.
  • Explore two of Chile’s most popular coastal towns: colorful Valparaiso and tranquil Viña del mar.
  • Visit the home and now museum of Pablo Neruda, Chile’s Nobel-Prize-winning poet.
  • Tour Chile’s southernmost town, Punta Arenas, overlooking the Strait of Magellan.
  • Visit Fort Bulnes, the historical reconstruction of the earliest European settlement established in the Strait of Magellan region.
  • Bypass the Drake Passage on a 2hr flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island before setting sail aboard the Ocean Adventurer.
  • Witness a range of Antarctic wildlife, such as whales, seals and various species of the iconic penguin.
  • Explore the polar landscape in small groups as we utilize the ship’s fleet of Zodiac boats, perfect for roaming.
  • Enjoy an expert education team onboard who will provide in-depth explanations of the glaciology, history and wildlife of the region.
  • Cruise aboard an intimate 128-passenger vessel with ample indoor and outdoor space boasting spectacular views as well as an outdoor jacuzzi for lounging.

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