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Penguins

ANTARCTICA by AIR
Fly over the Drake Passage to King George Island
Then Explore the Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands by ship. 

January 13 - 22, 2025

Optional Easter Island pre-trip January 8-14, 2025

Answer the call of Antarctica by flying over the notorious Drake Passage by charter plane to land at King George Island before exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands by ship.

Enjoy adventure-packed days where you’ll experience rewarding shore visits and Zodiac cruises, marvel at intimate wildlife encounters, explore historic sites and make the most of your landmark visit to the 7th Continent!

Antarctica has been inspiring explorers for centuries and our expedition offers the chance for you to discover why. We invite you to join us for a memorable adventure!e invite you to join us for an  wildlife lover’s voyage to the the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands to explore one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes, and amazingly varied wildlife!

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During these days our vessel will make numerous visits to the best locations on the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands, landing by zodiac. Taking into account the prevailing weather and ice conditions on a daily basis, we will explore with a strong emphasis on wildlife viewing as well as enjoying the superb scenery. With the long days in the Antarctic summer, we will have ample opportunities to spend time on shore, to explore in our ship, by kayak, and in Zodiacs.
Every day presents new sightings and photo opportunities, and it won’t be long before you can tell the difference between AdeĢlie, gentoo, and chinstrap penguins.

What to Expect: This expedition is planned for the travel enthusiast who would enjoy exploring Antarctica aboard the comfortable 128-passenger ship, M/V Ocean Adventurer, without having to cross the rolling Drake Passage by ship. This expedition allows you to discover firsthand the world’s most remote region, without disrupting its delicate balance of wilderness and wildlife. The typical low and high temperatures in January are 24°F to 42°F on the Antarctic Peninsula, and the weather can change rapidly. Walks include a one-mile (1.6 km) walk from the airport to the shore on King George, before being transferred by Zodiac to our ship.  Most walks during the shore excursions are relatively short but may be over wet and uneven terrain with ice or snow. We will adhere to the planned itinerary as closely as possible, but please note that the itinerary is subject to changes that may arise due to weather/sea/ice conditions beyond our control. Safety is paramount to our expedition and the pilots follow strict weather assessment protocols. The ship’s captain has the final word on any decision made with regard to the vessel’s itinerary, and it is understood that such decisions will be made in the interest of the safety of the vessel and all passengers on board. With this in mind, you will have a once-in-a-lifetime voyage of discovery and adventure.

Reserve your place now and experience it for yourself! Come discover one of Earth’s most fantastic places!

Call Taunya for reservations! Phone (800) 252-4910 or
Email: email

Starting at $9,027 per person 3 person cabin, or
$10,777 per person Twin cabin

+ air
 fare roundtrip Buenos Aires/Punta Arenas
+ round trip air fare from the USA to Buenos Aires

Brochure (PDF)
Brochur for the Easter Island Pre-Trip (PDF)


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