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.
Special Guest Historian:
Travel with Alasdair McGregor, world authority on Frank Hurley, Shackleton’s photographer. Experience an onboard floating exhibition of Frank Hurley's Endurance photographs bringing Shackleton's perilous journey and subsequent rescue of all of his men to life.
Kayaking Option: $1,295 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.
Flight from Punta Arenas, Chile to Puerto Williams, Chile; transfer from Puerto Williams airport to ship, including tour of Puerto Williams; 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; accommodation or transfers before or after the cruise; visa, passport, and vaccination charges and airport departure taxes; fuel surcharge may apply; optional sea kayaking, items of a personal nature; internet charges; travel insurance; and gratuity to the ship's crew is at your discretion.