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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake - Ocean Explorer

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For those who don't have much time or who prefer to skip the potentially rough waters of the Drake Passage, this 8-day, fly/sail program on a casual yet comfortable ship is a great Antarctica option.

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Antarctica: Drink It In

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Answer the call of Antarctica by flying over the notorious Drake Passage by charter plane to land at King George Island before exploring the Antarctic Peninsula by ship. In just 8 adventure-packed days, you’ll experience rewarding shore visits and Zodiac cruises, marvel at intimate wildlife encounters, explore historic sites and make the most of your landmark visit to the 7th Continent. Select from a range of adventure options and onboard activities that match your personal interests and make your expedition uniquely yours.
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    • Skip the rough seas of the Drake Passage by flying from Chile to King George Island near the Antarctic Peninsula to meet your ship.
    • Travel on a classic expedition vessel with only 138 fellow passengers and enjoy activities like kayaking and paddleboarding.
    • Experience the great blue ice of the Antarctic Peninsula and set foot on the Continent (weather permitting) with a seasoned operator with over two decades of thrilling expeditions under their belt.

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$500 off each person when booked by July 1

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Book now and Save up to 30% on Select Dates!

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From $12,806 per person
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Travel Seasons:

January - February
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Trip Sustainability Awards 

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Waste

Piloted an Arctic-wide recycling program for cruise lines.

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Conservation

Aided in eradicating invasive rodents in South Georgia to restore ground-nesting bird populations.

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Carbon

Uses state of the art technology to reduce carbon emissions associated with waste disposal.

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STUDIO DOUBLE

Enjoy the calm ambience of this stateroom which features a porthole window and every amenity essential for your polar voyage. One double bed made up of two twin berths; 175-785 SF.

From in USD:

$12,806pp

STUDIO VERANDA STATEROOM

One double bed that can be configured into two singles. There is a floor to ceiling glass doors, balcony, desk & chair, TV, 'infotainment' system and private bathroom with shower, vanity and heated floor; 173 SF.

From in USD:

$17,356pp

ROYAL VERANDA STATEROOM

This spacious, classic stateroom allows you to unwind and stretch freely. Centrally located on Decks 4 and 6. One double bed made up of two twin berths plus fold out sofa bed., desk and chair; 189-272 SF.

From in USD:

$16,866pp

OWNER'S SUITE

This palatial, airy apartment offers stunning views from its large private veranda on the highest cabin level. The luxurious suite features a large master bedroom, living room and dining area and two large master bathrooms, among other amenities.

From in USD:

$21,136pp

STUDIO SINGLE

Approximately 177 sq. ft. (16.5 sq. m,), with one double bed and a porthole view; desk & chair, TV, 'infotainment' system and private bathroom with shower, vanity and heated floor.

From in USD:

$16,446pp

GRAND VERANDA STATEROOM

Near the center of the ship on Deck 6, this stateroom offers easy access to the lounge, dining room and a private veranda. One double bed made up of two twin berths plus fold out sofa bed; 195-205 SF.

From in USD:

$16,446pp

STUDIO VERANDA SINGLE

162 sq. f. (15.1 sq. m.). One twin bed with a floor to ceiling glass view that opens to a walkout balcony. There is also TV, state of the art 'infotainment' system and private bathroom with shower, vanity and heated floor.

From in USD:

$17,356pp

DELUXE VERANDA STATEROOM

Enjoy privacy and elegance at the front of the ship where guests are treated to sweeping views from their private veranda. One double bed made up of two twin berths; 168-195 SF.

From in USD:

$14,346pp

JUNIOR SUITE

Private veranda, convenient Deck 6 location, plus proximity to the lounge and downstairs dining room. Two rooms. One double bed made up of two twin berths fold out sofa bed; 296-299 SF.

From in USD:

$18,826pp

EXPLORER SUITE

2-room suite; 269 SF (25.0 sq. m.); One double bed that can be configured into two singles in the inner bedroom and the outer sitting area is furnished with a sofa-bed. Walk-out from either room to a double sized balcony .

From in USD:

$19,596pp

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I've sent hundreds of travelers with this operator, and they're perfect for active travelers who want to get outside. Their focus is getting on shore for the most exciting adventures. This is the ship I traveled on to Antarctica in 2004. Love her!

Joy Martinello, Founder

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