Antarctica Flight and Cruise Model

Our Antarctic flight and cruise model allows you to arrive to Antarctica in comfort and style. The Antarctica21 air-cruise takes you over the Drake Passage avoiding the discomfort of a rough sea crossing and lands you on the continent in just two hours. You reach Antarctica on our quick flight, rather than a two-day crossing, and then are quickly immersed in the beauty of the Seventh Continent.

Our Pioneering Air-Cruise

Before Antarctica21, travelers who wanted to reach the Antarctic Peninsula had only one option: sail across the rough seas of the Drake Passage. But since 2003, our boutique-style wilderness adventures have offered a far more comfortable alternative:

Skip the Drake
One of the hardest parts about visiting Antarctica are the rough seas that separate the 7th continent from South America. Our combination of Antarctica flights and cruises allow passengers to by-pass that step by taking a flight over the Drake Passage. Our two-hour flight takes you from Punta Arenas, the international gateway to Chilean Patagonia, directly to Antarctica, where you then board your expedition ship. No stormy crossing. No seasickness. Just quick, total immersion in your Antarctic adventure.

Explore Antarctica
Antarctica is one of the most unexplored places on our planet. There is plenty of wildlife, tremendous landscapes, and more that our combination of Antarctica flights and cruises allow you to see. Our small expedition vessels are more like private yachts, offering direct access to areas along the Antarctic shore that larger ships simply can’t reach. And because we have fewer guests, you get on and off faster, so your time ashore is focused where it should be: savoring every moment of a travel experience unlike any other.

Antarctica21 offers several different Antarctica flights and cruises, so you can pick an adventure that peaks your interests the most. Our most popular option is the classic Antarctica air cruise. Other options include the Polar Circle, South Georgia and Antarctica, and the Antarctica Express air-cruise.

Contact us today about our Antarctica Flights and Cruise options.

Direct Flight to Antarctica

Find Your Air-Cruise

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Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

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Polar Circle Air-Cruise

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Antarctica & South Georgia Air-Cruise

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Antarctica Express Air-Cruise

Included in the rate


Round-trip group transfers to/from the airport and hotel on day one and the last day of the air-cruise itinerary.


Two nights stay at the Cabo de Hornos Hotel or similar with breakfast on day one and on the day of the scheduled return flight from Antarctica.


Welcome dinner on day one at the hotel.


All guided shore excursions, as well as lectures and entertainment on board.


Ship cruise and flight from Punta Arenas, Chile, to King George Island, Antarctica, and/or vice versa as indicated in the program corresponding to each air-cruise itinerary.


Daily buffet breakfast, à la carte lunch, and dinner, as well as wine, beer, juice, soft drinks, coffee, tea, chocolate, cappuccino, water, and snacks on board the ship.


Loan of waterproof boots for landing in Antarctica, contingency plan, and IAATO passenger fee.


Special access to Explorers House.

Not included in the rate

Anything that is not specifically listed under the “Included in the Rate” section. For example:

Accommodation, meals, excursions, and transfers other than those included in the itinerary and the Contingency Plan corresponding to each voyage. Specifically, dinner in Punta Arenas upon return from Antarctica is not included.

Beverages purchased at the ship’s bar.

Internet connection on board the ship.

Personal travel insurance.

Extra expenses (communication, laundry, souvenirs, etc.).


Visas for Chile and/or Argentina, passport expenses, and any arrival and/or departure tax, if applicable.

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