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Headquarters – Office Briefings: Calle Manuel Bulnes #1202

Sales room: Calle Manuel Bulnes #100

FULL DAY ANTARCTICA

FORMULARIO DE RESERVA

DAY BEFORE THE PROGRAM

Upon arriving in the city of Punta Arenas will have included 04 consecutive nights of accommodation based on a double room. Passengers traveling alone will be considered a single room.
In your email you will receive directions to our offices and participate in the Antarctic briefing. Here you will meet the other passengers on the tour and will be welcomed by our host who will invite you to share a welcome cocktail.

Your arrival in Punta Arenas must be, at the latest, at 5:00 p.m. to be able to participate in the Antarctic briefing. Passengers who are not present at this meeting will not be able to participate in the contracted tour. It is mandatory.

The implementation of each program and its activities are subject to weather conditions and it will be the exclusive decision of the airline whether or not these can be carried out.

KING AIR 300

In the Antarctic configuration, King Air 30 only fly with 6 passengers and there are no toilets.
The Antarctic flight lasts approximately 2.5 hours depending on weather conditions.

  • 09 seats / 02 pilots.
  • Cruising speed 300 knots.
  • Maximum altitude 35,000 feet.
  • Pressurized cabin.

FULL DAY ANTARCTIC DESCRIPTION

A transfer will pick you up at the hotel to transport you to the Punta Arenas airport and board the flight to Rey Jorge Island.
Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our expert guide in the area who will take you to visit some of the most characteristic places such as Villas Las Estrellas (first site inhabited by civilians), Orthodox Church in Bellingshausen Russian Base, Fildes Bay where you will sail by boat. zodiac type to Ardley Island to visit penguin colonies (Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo) and other visits in the area.

After 5 hours of tour (subject to weather conditions) you will take the return flight to Punta Arenas where a transfer will take you back to the hotel.

INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

This activity will be carried out only if weather conditions are suitable and safe for operation.
*A small backpack of 10 kilos (22 pounds) is recommended / Maximum weight allowed.
*All visits are based on walking.

BEFORE THE FLIGHT

  • Use the bathroom at the airport.
  • Bring your passport or identification document.
  • Wear appropriate clothing for this trip (ski or winter suit).
  • Bring cash (Chilean pesos or dollars) to purchase souvenirs.

NOTE: The order of the activities to be carried out will depend on the prevailing weather conditions on Rey Jorge Island. Visits, walks, and navigations may also suffer alterations.

  • Beanie
  • Fleece jacket
  • Water resistant jacket
  • Scarf or Buff
  • Thermal gloves
  • Ski clothing (waterproof)
  • Appropriate footwear.

*Consider dressing in layers and feeling comfortable and prepared to walk.
*Avoid heavy clothing.
* Don’t forget medications, if you take them.

It is advisable to carry an extra pair of gloves and socks in case of any inconvenience. It is essential to have dry hands and feet to maintain body temperature. The ozone layer is considerably thin over Antarctica. You should be careful when exposing yourself to solar radiation. Use sunscreen before getting off the plane.

Upon entering the plane you will find a lunchbox type box on your seat. Due to the small space of the aircraft, it operates as self-service.

Once landed, our staff will be in charge of changing it for a new one for the return to Punta Arenas.

*For safety reasons we do not serve alcoholic beverages during the trip to Antarctica. However, these will be available for the return flight.

If for any reason the visit has been postponed for more than three full days, including the original date of the trip, so that it is no longer possible to carry it out within the contract period and the following conditions are met:
a) That the company has the aircraft available to continue waiting.
b) That customers can and want to continue waiting.

Then, the parties may agree to continue waiting, beyond the dates established in the contract. This requires that the company have the aircraft available and all passengers agree, or those who wish to wait must assume the departure cost of passengers who decide not to travel once the waiting days established by the contract have expired.

NOTE 1: At the time of requesting the reservation we will send you a form (Adventure Booking Form) which you must complete with ALL the information requested. This is mandatory to manage the reservation.

NOTE 2: Meals and drinks are included during the program. It is mandatory for each person to indicate in advance on the reservation form if they have dietary restrictions or special needs.

INSURANCE: the included civil liability insurance covers passengers while they are on the plane and when going up or down the stairs to access the plane, therefore, the passenger must have the necessary insurance to cover any civil liability derived from damage that may be suffered when outside the plane; likewise, you must have rescue insurance that covers a potential Aero-evacuation from Antarctica. We inform you that our Company does not sell or provide any type of personal insurance. Passengers must take it directly with an Insurance Company.

Consult prices with our sales agents at: ventas@vertice.travel.

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