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With only one crossing of the Drake Passage, these ‘fly & sail’ itineraries allow more time for exploration to discover Antarctica.  Witness humpback and minke whales feasting on krill against a backdrop of mesmerising icebergs, Zodiac cruise around ice floes spotting leopard seals, set-foot on land amidst vast penguin colonies, hike to breath-taking panoramic viewpoints and visit working scientific research stations and historic huts.

Highlights

  • Includes a one-way flight to King George Island, for maximum exploration time
  • Discover a world of towering icebergs and huge calving glaciers aboard Zodiacs
  • Cruise through the stunning Lemaire Channel, aptly nicknamed “Kodak Gap.” 
  • Keep watch for large penguin colonies onshore, seals basking on ice floes and whales indulging in a krill feast!
  • Visit working scientific research bases and fascinating historical sites

Quick Itinerary:

Days 1-2: Arrive in Punta Arenas, Chile
Day 2: Punta Arenas to King George Island
Days 3-8: Antarctic Peninsula
Days 9-10: Drake Passage
Days 11-12: Ushuaia

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  • 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?

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  • 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.

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