1 night hotel stay in Punta Arenas before flying to King George Island to board Hebridean Sky. Enjoy 5 nights cruising from King George Island to Ushuaia.
Leaving from Punta Arenas, fly over Cape Horn and the Drake Passage to reach Antarctica. See penguin colonies, towering icebergs, and extraordinary landscapes as you explore the South Shetlands. Then sail across the mythical waters of the Drake Passage to Ushuaia, Argentina.
Day 1 - Start of the Air-Cruise
Make your way to your hotel. In the afternoon, you attend a briefing that provides important information about your voyage and reviews the essential guidelines for Antarctic visitors. Later, gather for a welcome dinner and meet your fellow adventurers while enjoying a typical regional menu.
Day 2 - Scheduled flight to Antarctica
Your Antarctic adventure begins with a two-hour flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands, where you transfer to your expedition vessel and begin your Antarctic Adventure.
Day 3 – Exploring Antarctica
Marvel at the overwhelming beauty of Antarctica’s South Shetland Islands. Sail in ice-filled bays, while enjoying the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Board a Zodiac for a memorable shore visit to a penguin colony and taking advantage of the endless Antarctic daylight to explore well into the evening.
Day 4-5 – Drake Passage
As we head north through the Drake Passage, attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations. In the company of expert guides, watch for wildlife from the glass-enclosed lounge or from the outside decks. You may spot magnificent sea birds, such as albatrosses and petrels, as well as different species of whales.
Day 6 - Cape Horn and Port Williams
Weather permitting, board a Zodiac and be one of the few privileged adventurers to step foot on legendary Cape Horn! We plan to explore this famous and rarely visited island before continuing our journey. Sail along the Beagle Channel towards Port Williams, Chile, the southernmost town in the world. Explore the surroundings before setting sail to Ushuaia, Argentina.
Day 7 – End of the Air-Cruise
Arrival to Ushuaia, where your journey ends.
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