Fly – Cruise – Fly… Amazing!
This is our 6th tour to Antarctica and 3rd using this unique style of visiting Antarctica.
December TBA, 2020
Imagine taking off from mainland Chile and just over 2 hours later – shooting in snow and ice – Antarctica. What an amazing photo adventure! This will be our sixth tour to this incredible part of our planet and our third Fly-Cruise-Fly adventure…
We are offering you a World Photo Adventures group expedition on the ‘Classic Antarctic Air Cruise’ tour. This is a Fly In – Cruise – Fly Out Antarctic adventure that maximises time to explore this stunning region and minimises long periods at sea. Consequently, you can expect smoother seas and fantastic quality time during this ‘once in a lifetime’ adventure. Our host company – ANTARCTICA XXI – has been operating such tours for well over 15 years and looks forward to helping you have a fantastic Antarctic adventure. Just 68 berths are available! Our small group fits into this number, this offering you an exclusive photo guide.
Join one of the worlds most experienced photo tour operators – now celebrating 31 years of incredible photo adventures. And – we are offering a very different, but unique linked holiday. The amazing Southern Andes (Patagonia) – stunning landscapes and nature.
PHOTO adventure …
In 2020 we invite you to photograph some of the best adventure photographic locations in the world!
2. Classic Antarctica – Fly In – Cruise – Fly Out – December 2020
Join us for the holiday of a lifetime…
ITINERARY TO ADVENTURE…
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CLASSIC ANTARCTICA 8 DAYS – 7 NIGHTS
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, we will take you to one of the most spectacular places on earth, the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and remotest continent – Antarctica. Yes, just over 2 hours and you are shooting in Antarctica!
DAY 1 – PUNTA ARENAS
After a leisurely breakfast, we offer a workshop to help answer a lot of questions and to show you images and get you ready for your adventures to come. Suits all levels from novice to experienced photographers. In the afternoon, we attend a briefing that provides important information about our voyage and reviews the essential guidelines for Antarctic visitors. Later, we gather for a welcome dinner and the chance to meet your fellowship adventurers from all over the world.
Accommodation – hotel (B,D)
DAY 2 – PUNTA ARENAS TO KING GEORGE ISLAND
Your Antarctic adventure begins with a two-hour flight from Ponta Arenas to King George Island, in the South Shetland islands. As you exit the plane, the clear Antarctic air fills your lungs for the first time. Explore the area surroundingChile’s Frei Station and Russia’s Bellingshausen station, before boarding a Zodiac to embark your expedition vessel. How exciting! You are already filling cards and we are soon underway for the Antarctic Peninsula.
DAYs 3 to 6
Quality time cruising between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, sailing along ice-filled fjords and among spectacular icebergs, while enjoying the company of seabirds, penguins, seals and whales. Each day, we disembark by Zodiac and explore the landscape together with expert polar guides. On board the ship, attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations and enjoy spectacular vistas from the glass-enclosed lounge while sharing your daily adventures with fellow guests.
No journey is the same as flexibility is the key to success in Antarctica. The Expedition Team sets the voyage route to take advantage of the ever-changing opportunities provided by Nature, crafting a unique and extraordinary experience each time. While the exact itinerary changes with each expedition, you will explore several spots that offer the best possible overview of the varied Antarctic environment.
Importantly, your personal photo guide will be helping you each day in the field and for any technical or theory challenges. They are very experienced professional photo guides – it is not a holiday for them!
Your voyage may include visits to sites such as Paulet Island, Hope Bay, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Deception Island, the Lemaire Channel, or many other magnificent places.
The itinerary continues…