Admire the beauty of the 7th continent in just 8 days. You will fly from Punta Arenas in Southern Chile across the Drake Passage and embark your ship at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, you will then fully explore the stunning icescapes, wildlife and history of Antarctica, before flying back.

You will experience the most remote place on Earth. Cruise in a Zodiac and keep your camera close to you as the leopard seals dot the coastline and penguins wonder in the icy plateau near the majestic glaciers and stunning icebergs.

Highlights

  • Experience the fastest, most direct way to Antarctica
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Marvel at all the Antarctic Peninsula highlights
  • Enjoy onboard lectures and educational presentations from Polar specialists

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Punta Arenas
Day 2: Fly to King George Island
Days 3–6: Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands
Days 7: Disembarkation and fly to Punta Arenas
Days 8: Depart Punta Arenas

If you would like help to find your perfect expedition cruise, simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch.

Alternatively, call our Polar Specialists on 0203 196 1000 

Day 1: Punta Arenas
The adventure starts in Punta Arenas where you can explore the most populated city in southern Patagonia at your own pace.

Day 2: Fly to King George Island
Embark your charter flight and cross the Drake Passage in only a few hours and arrive at King George Island.

Days 3–6: Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands
From there, board the ship and sail towards the Great White continent you will be surrounded by mesmerising sights and almost otherworldly views of this remote wilderness. Observe rich and diverse wildlife, in what is the most pristine and unspoilt place in the world. You will see large colonies of penguins as well as0 Weddell and leopard seals.

Days 7: Disembarkation and fly to Punta Arenas
Disembark at King George Island and bid farewell to the Expedition team. Embark your charter flight and travel back to Punta Arenas.

Days 8: Depart Punta Arenas
You can either decide to take the flight back home or extend your holiday to explore the town.

Ocean Adventurer

Rating
4
Standard
Comfort
Capacity
137

The Ocean Adventurer has been a very popular Antarctic exploration ship for many years and is perfectly designed for exploring the region. Carrying just 117 passengers ensures there is a high focus on exploration, and the ship boasts an expert team of expedition staff alongside a varied programme of landings, a fleet of zodiacs and a series of lectures.

World Explorer

Rating
4
Standard
Luxury
Capacity
200

The World Explorer is a 5-star luxury expedition ship purpose-built for exploring the Polar regions in refined style and comfort. All the suites have balconies, so you will have perfect uninterrupted views of the stunning landscapes and wildlife.

Ocean Adventurer from 3rd December 2019 to 10th December 2019

Triple: £7,500.00
Lower Deck Twin: £8,600.00
Superior: £11,400.00
Suite: £13,400.00

Ocean Adventurer from 8th December 2019 to 15th December 2019

Triple: £7,500.00
Lower Deck Twin: £8,600.00
Superior: £11,400.00
Suite: £13,400.00

Ocean Adventurer from 13th December 2019 to 20th December 2019

Triple: £7,500.00
Lower Deck Twin: £8,600.00
Superior: £11,400.00
Suite: £13,400.00

Ocean Adventurer from 10th January 2020 to 17th January 2020

Triple: £7,500.00
Lower Deck Twin: £8,600.00
Superior: £11,400.00
Suite: £13,400.00

Ocean Adventurer from 15th January 2020 to 22nd January 2020

Triple: £7,500.00
Lower Deck Twin: £8,600.00
Superior: £11,400.00
Suite: £13,400.00

World Explorer from 9th February 2020 to 16th February 2020

Triple: £7,500.00
Infinity Suite: £11,400.00
Veranda Suite: £11,400.00
Superior Suite: £12,700.00

World Explorer from 14th February 2020 to 21st February 2020

Triple: £7,500.00
Infinity Suite: £11,400.00
Veranda Suite: £11,400.00
Superior Suite: £12,700.00


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About Us
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.

  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know the destinations, ships and operators inside out

  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.

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Why book with Polar Routes?

CHOICE
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From former Russian research vessels to larger and luxurious ships - there is an expedition cruise to suit you. 
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your requirements.
SPECIALISTS
  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know all the polar destinations inside out.
  • Our expert team of Travel Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Travel Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are the amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.