Read this itinerary as a guide only; the exact route and program varies according to ice and weather conditions – and the wildlife you encounter. Flexibility is the key to the success of this expedition.
Mandatory Travel Insurance:
All guests are required to have emergency medical evacuation travel insurance coverage. Proof of coverage is required prior to embarkation. The policy provider, policy number and emergency contact phone number must be provided prior to departure date. ExpeditionTrips strongly recommends at least $200,000 Emergency Medical/Evacuation coverage for Antarctic trips which includes coverage for cancellation, trip disruption, baggage and personal property. ExpeditionTrips can assist you with this.
Kayaking Option: $925 per person
If you wish to take this option, please advise us when you make your booking as numbers are limited. Please note, some sea kayaking experience is necessary.
Scuba Diving Option: $975 per person
Experienced dry-suit divers only. Guides have extensive qualifications and Antarctic experience to ensure the highest safety standards. If you wish to take this option, please advise us when you make your booking as numbers are limited. Please contact ExpeditionTrips for details of what you need and what is supplied.
Polar Snorkeling Option: $975 per person
If you wish to take this option, please advise us when you make your booking as numbers are limited.
Flight from Punta Arenas to Puerto Williams; transfer from Puerto Williams airport to ship, including tour of Puerto Williams; luggage transfer from ship to King George Island airstrip; flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas; transfer from Punta Arenas airport to hotel; one night accommodation at Cabo de Hornos hotel in Punta Arenas post voyage (2/28/2015); cabin accommodation on the ship; all meals onboard; all shore excursions; lectures and guide services; boots (for loan onboard); polar expedition jacket (to keep); hard cover photo book; medical service of the resident medical officer onboard; port taxes and service charges.
Airfare except flight from Punta Arenas to Puerto Williams and flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas; accommodation [except for one night at Cabo de Hornos hotel in Punta Arenas post voyage (2/28/2015)] and transfers before or after the cruise; visa, passport, and vaccination charges and airport departure taxes; fuel surcharge may apply; optional sea kayaking, scuba and snorkeling activities, items of a personal nature; internet charges; travel insurance; and gratuity to the ship's crew is at your discretion.