DAY 1 | ARRIVE IN PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE Your adventure begins in Punta Arenas, Chile, the most populated city in southern Patagonia. If you arrive early, there are many museums, restaurants and shops to keep you busy for days. By early afternoon, a Quark Expeditions® representative will meet you at the official starting point hotel, where you’ll enjoy a welcome dinner and be briefed about preparing for your embarkation day.
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, make your way to the shore, before being transferred by Zodiac to your ship to set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula! DAYS 3–5 | ANTARCTIC PENINSULA & SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS There are few places in the world as evocative as Antarctica. The White Continent is indescribable and can only be fully appreciated through your own eyes.
South Shetland Islands
King George Island
DAY 2 | FLY TO KING GEORGE ISLAND & EMBARK
Your charter flight from Punta Arenas to Antarctica will have you crossing the legendary Drake Passage in only two hours. Far below, the ship will approach King George Island for your arrival.
ANTARCTIC EXPRESS Crossing the Circle On board the Ocean Adventurer Flights to/from Punta Arenas
Call your Travel Professional or a Quark Polar Travel Adviser at 1.888.892.0073 | Visit QuarkExpeditions.com for additional details
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