Trip reference number: Antarctic Explorer by Aurora

Trip Operator: Polar Routes

Antarctic Explorer by Aurora

From: £7819.00

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.


  • 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

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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