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Overnight experience in Chilean Antártica

You will be part of an unforgettable experience that will take you to one of the farthest points on Earth. The coldest, highest, windiest, driest and less populated continent. A continent that has been completely sunk by ice, which has not only shaped its topography but also influenced its evolution.

On 1989, DAP began flying to King George Island in Antarctica and now is the private airline with more experience in flying there. This place is one of the only places on earth that is still pristine, It is, therefore, why, it has become an important reserve for the biosphere. Its unique beauty contrasted with its extreme weather conditions, make it an exotic and enchanting destination for all those privileged travelers who are planning a visit to the end of the world. In addition, you will live the incredible experience of sleeping in a tent, in one of the most amazing places in the world as a true adventurer.

per adult from

$11,279

AUD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Lunch or a snack during the expedition depending on the place and time of arrival
    • Half board included per person during the four consecutive nights in hotel
    • DAP Plane tickets
    • Insurance of civil liability covers all passengers against risks while they are on the airplane
    • Insurance of civil liability covers all passengers when boarding or disembarking via the stairs
    • Special jacket and a pair of boots for the tour in case you do not have the adequate equipment
    • Entry/Admission - Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport
    • Entry/Admission - King George Island
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Insurance to cover civil liability derived from any injuries or illnesses while being outside plane
    • Appropiate gloves, shoes, waterproof jackets, hat and scarf

  • Day 1: Arrival to Punta Arenas Airport - Four consecutive nights in hotel, in preparation for the Antarctic journey

    Stop At: Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport, KM 20.5 - RN9 Norte, Punta Arenas, Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena, Chile
    You should arrive to Pta. Arenas 2 or 3 days before the day of the trip. We will provide the transfer from the airport to the hotel.

    The experience includes 4 nights of accommodation, based in the double room at Cabo de Hornos hotel or similar, with half board included per person, this is contemplated in case there are bad weather conditions and the departure day has to be postponed. If you wish to request a Single room you have to pay a supplement.

    At the front desk, you will receive an envelope with all the instructions to participate in the Antarctic briefing which is in our offices. You will have the chance to share with the other participants of this tour, will be received by our host, everything accompanied by a welcome cocktail.

    The arrival in Punta Arenas, the day before of the trip, must be NO LATER THAN 5 pm in order to be part of the briefing. Passengers that not participate in this briefing will not be allowed to fly.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Half board included
    Accommodation included: Cabo de Hornos hotel or similar

    Day 2: Full-day experience at Chilean Artartica

    Stop At: King George Island, King George Island
    A transfer will pick you up from hotel to Punta Arenas airport to board DAP flight with destionation to King George Island (Antarctica). At your arrival you will be welcomed by our Antarctic tour guide who will take you on a tour visiting different areas of the island like Villa las Estrellas (first settlement inhabited by civilians), Orthodox Russian Church at Bellingshausen station, navigation on a zodiac boat to Ardley Island to visit some penguin colonies (Gentoo, Chinstrap, Adelie).

    After the activities of the full day, passengers will be taken to the Ice Camp based, near to Colins glacier, located about 5 kms (6 miles) from the runway. This ice camp includes a thermic tent (module) as a dining room for the entire group, one special tent as a basic expedition toilette and three different small thermic tents for two people each one, to spend the night.

    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: All the meals and beverages are included during the development of the program.
    • Lunch: All the meals and beverages are included during the development of the program.
    • Dinner: All the meals and beverages are included during the development of the program.
    Accommodation included: Camp Base - small thermic tent for two people

    Day 3: “Elefanteras” - Chinese station “Great Wall” - and more

    Stop At: King George Island, King George Island
    You will have a walk to the "Elefanteras" (sea elephant colony), a visit to the Chinese Station "Great Wall" and depending on the weather conditions it is also posible to visit other tourist attractions before returning to Punta Arenas and taking the flight back, where a transfer will be waiting for you.
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We recommend arriving at Punta Arenas one or two days before due to weather issuesIt is mandatory to arrive no later than 5pm the day before the trip in order to be part of the briefing.Ports
    • Punta Arenas Airport
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • In addition to the security measures taken by the company we encourage passengers to take note of the symptoms caused by COVID-19 and to always be conscious of sanitization and prevention (please ask for further assistance).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Signature Tours

Activity ID: V-118895P7

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