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.
Sea 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.
One night accommodation at Cabo de Hornos hotel in Punta Arenas pre voyage; transfer from hotel to Punta Arenas airport; flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island; luggage transfer from King George Island airstrip to ship; transfer from ship to Puerto Williams airport, including tour of Puerto Williams; flight from Puerto Williams to Punta Arenas; 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. Subject to change without notice.
Airfare except flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island and flight from Puerto Williams to Punta Arenas; accommodation [except for one night accommodation at Cabo de Hornos hotel in Punta Arenas pre voyage] and transfers before or after the cruise; visa, passport, and vaccination charges and airport departure taxes; fuel surcharge may apply; optional sea kayaking and scuba activities, items of a personal nature; internet charges; travel insurance; and gratuity to the ship's crew is at your discretion.