Ocean Nova, Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise ex Punta Arenas Return

1 night hotel stay in Punta Arenas before flying to King George Island to board Ocean Nova. Enjoy 5 nights cruising from King George Island roundtrip. Return flight to Punta Arenas for a 1 night hotel stay post-cruise.

Departure date: 7 December 2021
Embark port: Punta Arenas, Chile
Cruise line: Antarctica 21
Ship: Ocean Nova

Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
07/12/21 Punta Arenas, Chile Hotel
08/12/21 Punta Arenas, Chile Flight to King George Island
08/12/21 King George Island, South Shetland Islands Embark
09/12/21 South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
10/12/21 South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
11/12/21 Antarctic Peninsula
12/12/21 Antarctic Peninsula
13/12/21 King George Island, South Shetland Islands Disembark Flight to Punta Arenas
13/12/21 Punta Arenas, Chile Hotel
14/12/21 Punta Arenas, Chile
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.
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Cruise Description

1 night hotel stay in Punta Arenas before flying to King George Island to board Ocean Nova. Enjoy 5 nights cruising from King George Island roundtrip. Return flight to Punta Arenas for a 1 night hotel stay post-cruise.

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

Day 1 Arrive in Punta Arenas, Chile, where you are welcomed by ANTARCTICA XXI staff at your hotel. In the afternoon, you attend a briefing that provides important information about your voyage and reviews the essential guidelines for Antarctic visitors. Later, gather for a welcome dinner and meet your fellow adventurers while enjoying a typical regional menu.

Day 2 Your Antarctic adventure begins with a two-hour flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. As you exit the airplane, the clear Antarctic air fills your lungs for the first time. Explore the area surrounding Chile’s Frei Station and Russia’s Bellingshausen station, before boarding a Zodiac to embark your expedition vessel.

Days 3 to 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. Each day, disembark by Zodiac and explore the landscape together with expert polar guides. On board the ship, 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.

No journey is the same as flexibility is the key to success in Antarctica. The Expedition Team sets the voyage route to take advantage of the ever-changing opportunities provided by Nature, crafting a unique and extraordinary experience each time. While the exact itinerary changes with each expedition, you will explore several spots that offer the best possible overview of the varied Antarctic environment. Your voyage may include visits to sites such as Paulet Island, Hope Bay, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Deception Island, the Lemaire Channel, or many other magnificent places.

Day 7 Return to King George Island and bid farewell to Antarctica before boarding the flight back to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for the night. (Note: Meals in Punta Arenas are at your leisure and not included in the program.)

Day 8 Program ends.

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