Antarctica Luxury Expedition
Duration
7
NIGHTS
Departure
Feb 09
2020
Price From
$13,999
PER PERSON
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Antarctica Expedition Cruise Onboard World Explorer

7 Night Antarctica Expedition CruiseThe World Explorer is an environmentally friendly polar expedition ship, incorporating advanced marine technology with a hybrid propulsion fuel-efficient Rolls Royce Diesel Electric engine.

World Explorer delivers plenty of public areas to unwind in after a day outdoors, including the glass-domed Observation Lounge for quiet contemplation and full skyline views, the Explorer Lounge for a drink and a chat, and the library for more intimate relaxing and reading. Presentations and discussions are facilitated in a dedicated lecture theater.

The World Explorer also offers a gym, spa with wellness program, pool and sauna, and an onboard boutique.

7 Night Antarctica Expedition CruiseEvery cabin has either a private walk-out balcony or Juliet balcony for direct ocean views, private bathroom with separate tub and shower, refrigerator, TV, and state-of-the-art infotainment system.

Ship-to-shore satellite communications is available with email and wireless internet access.

7 Night Antarctica Expedition CruiseGet ready to explore King George Island and the Antarctic Peninsula! With a spectacular aerial view, included charter flights between Punta Arenas and Antarctica have you experiencing the majesty of the 7th continent before transferring you to your ship in no time.

Keep your camera ready as you cruise in a Zodiac in search of whales, seabirds and astounding icebergs. Beaches dotted with leopard seals and penguins give way to icy plateaus, with snow-capped mountain peaks looming behind. You'll find yourself thankful for the near-constant sunlight by which you can continue to take it all in.

Please Note: This is the only Brand g cruise that is not a full ship, all LGBT charter. Brand g has secured a block of rooms on this cruise and expects to have around 60 guests out of the ship's full capacity of 140 guests.

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7 Night Antarctica Luxury Expedition Cruise

Roundtrip from Punta Arenas, Chile with 6 night expedition cruise sailing the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands.

Note: Embracing the unexpected and being flexible is a part of expedition travel. There are nearly 200 recognized sites in the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetlands and the places listed on the itinerary may be changed to others equally as interesting.

Date (2020)DayDestinationNotes
Feb 9Sun1Punta Arenas, ChileYour adventure begins in Punta Arenas, Chile, the most populated city in southern Patagonia. The first official activity today is a mandatory trip briefing and dinner at 6:00pm. Quark Expeditions reserves the right to send guests on the charter plane this evening if they see a weather system that could cause a delay on subsequent days. It is for this reason that we request all guests to arrive in Punta Arenas (PUQ) no later than 3:00pm today. There will be no refunds for those who miss the charter plane departure due to an arrival in Punta Arenas airport (PUQ) after 3:00pm. (Welcome Dinner)
Feb 10Mon2Punta Arenas, ChileEmbarkation Day - Your charter flight from Punta Arenas to Antarctica will have you crossing the legendary Drake Passage in only a few hours. Far below, the ship will approach King George Island for your arrival. Your first glimpse of dramatic Antarctic landscapes will be from a unique perspective, as your plane descends for landing in the South Shetland Islands. After landing, stretch your legs and spend time exploring the island before being transferred by Zodiac to your ship to set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula! (B/D)
Feb 11Tue3Antarctic / South Shetland IslandsDays 3-6: As your captain and Expedition Team keep a lookout for whales and seabirds, you'll be alerted to any new sightings. Your Expedition Team will be with you all along the way, providing insights and in-depth explanations of the geology, history and wildlife of the region. You'll have daily Zodiac land excursions. Take a Zodiac cruise in search of whales and icebergs around Pleneau Island one day, followed by a hike to a penguin rookery the next day. Your Expedition Team will be with you all along the way, providing insights into the places you visit. (B/L/D)
Feb 12Wed4Antarctic / South Shetland IslandsDays 3-6: As your captain and Expedition Team keep a lookout for whales and seabirds, you'll be alerted to any new sightings. Your Expedition Team will be with you all along the way, providing insights and in-depth explanations of the geology, history and wildlife of the region. You'll have daily Zodiac land excursions. Take a Zodiac cruise in search of whales and icebergs around Pleneau Island one day, followed by a hike to a penguin rookery the next day. Your Expedition Team will be with you all along the way, providing insights into the places you visit. (B/L/D)
Feb 13Thu5Antarctic / South Shetland IslandsDays 3-6: As your captain and Expedition Team keep a lookout for whales and seabirds, you'll be alerted to any new sightings. Your Expedition Team will be with you all along the way, providing insights and in-depth explanations of the geology, history and wildlife of the region. You'll have daily Zodiac land excursions. Take a Zodiac cruise in search of whales and icebergs around Pleneau Island one day, followed by a hike to a penguin rookery the next day. Your Expedition Team will be with you all along the way, providing insights into the places you visit. (B/L/D)
Feb 14Fri6Antarctic / South Shetland IslandsDays 3-6: As your captain and Expedition Team keep a lookout for whales and seabirds, you'll be alerted to any new sightings. Your Expedition Team will be with you all along the way, providing insights and in-depth explanations of the geology, history and wildlife of the region. You'll have daily Zodiac land excursions. Take a Zodiac cruise in search of whales and icebergs around Pleneau Island one day, followed by a hike to a penguin rookery the next day. Your Expedition Team will be with you all along the way, providing insights into the places you visit. (B/L/D)
Feb 15Sat7Punta Arenas, ChileDisembarkation - After your week of exploration, you'll say goodbye to your Expedition Team and disembark at King George Island. Your three-hour flight across the Drake Passage to Punta Arenas, Chile, brings your adventure to an end. After your transfer from the airport to the hotel, you are free to explore and enjoy one final dinner. (B/L/D)
Feb 16Sun8Punta Arenas, ChileAfter breakfast, you are welcome to continue on your own travels or make your way to the Punta Arenas airport for your homeward flights.

Early booking discount of $3,000 per person if booked prior to July 1, 2019.

Departure DatePrice From
Feb 09, 2020$16,999
CategoryRegular PriceEarly BookingAvailability
Owners Suite - Approximately 360 square feet, one double or two single beds. A 105 square foot walk-out balcony, separate sitting area with sofa.$20,299N/A
Deluxe Suite - Approximately 339 square feet, one double or two single beds. A 105 square foot walk-out balcony, separate sitting area with sofa.$19,399N/A
Superior Suite - Approximately 280 square feet, one double or two single beds. A 105 square foot walk-out balcony, separate sitting area with sofa.$18,699N/A
Veranda Suite - Approximately 217 square feet, with one double or two single beds. A 52 square foot walk-out balcony, sitting area with sofa.$16,999$13,999
Infinity Suite - Approximately 269 square feet, one double or two single beds. A floor-to-ceiling glass Juliet balcony, sitting area with sofa.$16,999$13,999
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All prices in U.S. dollars and are cruise/land only. Optional gratuities are not included in the program fare. Price is per person based on double occupancy. Single Supplement is 70% of double occupancy price, for Veranda and Infinity Suites.

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Guarantee - The cruise line will assign the specific stateroom, sometimes as late as the day of sailing. You are not able to select a specific stateroom or location. You are guaranteed a stateroom in the selected category and if all staterooms in the selected category sell out, you will be upgraded to a higher category.

7 Night Antarctica Expedition CruiseInclusions:

  • Arrival Transfer upon arrival on February 9, 2020 Presidente Carlos Ibez del Campo International Airport to Dreams Hotel, Casino & Spa, Punta Arenas, Chile
  • One Pre-Cruise overnight accommodations at Dreams Hotel in standard room with Breakfast included February 9 10, 2020
  • Group dinner and briefing approx. 6pm at Dreams Hotel on February 9, 2020
  • Group Transfer from Dreams Hotel to Presidente Carlos Ibez del Campo International Airport February 10, 2020
  • Group charter flight aboard DAP airlines Punta Arenas to King George Island, Antarctica February 10, 2020
  • Group land transfer to and from King George Island to World Explorer via zodiac February 10 and 15, 2020
  • Group charter flight aboard DAP airlines King George Island to Punta Arenas February 15, 2020
  • Group Transfer from Presidente Carlos Ibez del Campo International Airport to Dreams Hotel, February 15, 2020
  • One Post-Overnight accommodations Dreams Hotel in standard room with breakfast included, February 15-16, 2020
  • Shipboard accommodation with housekeeping
  • Shipboard breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages served at Dinner
  • Brand g Exclusive shipboard credit of $100 per guest for use in the On Board Boutique and Bar
  • Professional Expedition Leaders
  • All Zodiac excursions and transfers included in daily program
  • Formal and informal educational presentations by the Expedition Team Photographic Journal online link provided
  • An official Quark Expeditions parka to keep
  • Waterproof boots for the duration of the voyage
  • Toiletries, Towels, Hair dryer and Bathrobes in each cabin
  • Comprehensive pre-departure package including Quark's Antarctic Reader and map
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All shipboard luggage handling
  • Emergency Evacuation Insurance to a maximum benefit of $500,000 USD per person

Exclusions:

  • International and Domestic airfare not mentioned
  • Passport and visa expenses (if required)
  • Meals ashore, other than specified above
  • Baggage, cancellation and medical travel insurance
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Shipboard communication charges, laundry and other personal charges
  • Optional adventure activities
  • Voyage-end gratuities for Crew, Hospitality and Expedition Team members
  • 7 Night Antarctica Expedition CruiseSea Kayaking - $795

    **Limited Availability (only 8 spots are available on a first come first serve basis.

    Kayaking in Antarctica is probably one of the most intimate and inspiring ways you can explore this incredible region. Glide through the quiet waters and take in the beauty of Antarctica. Paddle through astounding icebergs, watch penguins, seals and possibly whales swim around your kayak.

    Kayaking in the Polar Regions is highly weather-dependent, however we guarantee at least one outing during your voyage. Your kayak guides will always attempt to take you out as many times as possible throughout your voyage.

    Offered on most Antarctic voyages, spaces are limited and require some kayaking experience. All equipment, guides and instructions are provided by Quark Expeditions.

    Stand Up Paddling - $195

    **Limited Availability (only 8 spots are available on a first come first serve basis.

    Explore the ocean from a more intimate vantage point on a stand-up paddle board. No experience is required to maneuver these very stable boards, allowing you to enjoy an unforgettable experience on the water, taking in breathtaking landscapes and wildlife. Whether it's your first time on a paddle board or you want greater flexibility to try other Adventure options, this shorter excursion is for you.

    Paddling in the Polar Regions is highly weather-dependent and a one-time experience. Your guides will attempt to take you out on the water for 1-1.5 hours of paddling.

    Offered on most voyages, spaces are limited. All equipment, guides and instructions are provided by Quark Expeditions.