Embark on this unique Antarctic journey with a return charter flight from Punta Arenas in Chile to King George Island, avoiding the turbulent Drake Passage. Then step aboard your expedition ship to explore and experience the magnificent wilderness of the Antarctic Peninsula. Discover a huge diversity of birdlife, including Gentoo, Chinstrap and Adelie Penguins, Storm Petrels, Skuas and Terns. You are also likely to see polar mammals like Weddell, Crabeater and Leopard Seals, Orcas, Humpback Whales and Minke Whales. As the boat navigates through breathtakingly beautiful waterways, go ashore by Zodiac inflatables to visit penguin rookeries, historic sites and research stations.
Highlights of our Antarctic Peninsula Air-Cruise program includes:
• Fly from Chile to King George Is, avoiding the Drake Passage
• Breathtaking scenery of stunning glaciers, icebergs and bays
• Incredible wildlife: penguins, seals, whales and birds
• Shore excursions by Zodiac
Departures Trips flying to King George Island and then exploring the Antarctic Peninsula depart in Dec 2011 & Jan 2012.