Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

04/02/2023 through 02/29/2024
04/02/2023 through 03/13/2024
Quark Expeditions
Ocean Adventurer

Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

Check off a travel milestone by crossing the Antarctic Circle. Maximize your adventure by skipping the ocean transit and flying over the Drake Passage by charter plane. Simply combine our exciting Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition itinerary with a direct round-trip flight from Chile to your polar-ready ship, to get our Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle voyage. Then, explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula by sea, and continue further to reach 66°33´ south. Check other achievements off your bucket list as well, such as sea kayaking through channels dotted with icebergs.

  • Fly over the Drake Passage and experience the fastest, most direct way to Antarctica
  • Witness iconic Antarctic wildlife, such as penguins, seals and whales
  • Marvel at Antarctic Peninsula highlights, including crossing the Antarctic Circle
  • Celebrate crossing the Antarctic Circle with a toast
  • Enjoy presentations on wildlife, history, glaciology & geology by our onboard polar experts


Day 1 Arrive in Punta Arenas, Chile
Day 2 Fly to King George Island and Embarkation
Day 3 to 5 Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
Day 6 and 7 Antarctic Circle
Day 8 and 9 Northbound Along the Peninsula
Day 10 Disembarkation and Fly to Punta Arenas
Day 11 Depart Punta Arenas

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