Antarctica cruise, Buenos Aires & Santiago

20 day luxury Antarctica cruise and Buenos Aires & Santiago tour with return flights, breakfast daily, transfers, luxury cruise with all meals & more!

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20 days | per person twin share | |
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  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
  • Luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago
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Highlights

 

Experience something incredible with a 20 Day luxury Antarctica cruise with Buenos Aires & Santiago tour. Stark remoteness, stunning mountain ranges and exotic wildlife provide an experience like no other. Antarctica is harsh but strikingly beautiful and promises to leave you enlightened, inspired and changed for the better. 

Take in enormous glaciers, watch whales frolic, explore the colours of Buenos Aires and wander buzzing Santiago. Discover the UNESCO Heritage Site of Valparaiso, cruise Paradise Bay, hike the Falkland Islands and so much more. This trip is sure to be unforgettable. 

Your package includes return international flights, breakfast daily, transfers, deluxe accommodation, sightseeing, luxury cruise with all meals & more!

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Day 1: Australia – airplane-takeoff– Buenos Aires

Depart Australia today for South America. On Arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is then free to get to know this colourful city and its incredible history. Buenos Aires, Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital, is known for its European atmosphere, passionate tango and vibrant nightlife. Its centre is the 16th-century Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace. The birthplace of the tango is, like the dance itself, captivating, seductive and bustling with excited energy. Atmospheric old neighbourhoods are rife with romantic restaurants and Buenos Aires’ European heritage is evident in its architecture, boulevards and parks.

Optional Tour—Dinner and Tango Show— Famous for its amazing nightlife and for being the land of Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires countless gastronomic and artistic options. Tango portrays the ’Queen of the River Plate’ (’Reina del Plata’). We will enjoy an unforgettable night, surrender to the magic of this city that never sleeps and to the charm of this overwhelming and sanguine music while enjoying the best of its varied gastronomic offer. 

Day 2: Buenos Aires – Embark on Cruise (B,D) cruise-icon

This morning after breakfast you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the cruise terminal to board your 14 night luxury Celebrity Infinity Antarctica cruise.

Celebrity Infinity is a Millennium Class ships and has been infused with modern luxury and favorite Solstice Class amenities. So now you can enjoy familiar charms along with sophisticated new surroundings and even more onboard experiences to enjoy.

This cruise see you sail down to the trip of South America to the Antarctic peninsula before returning back up the coast of South America and past the most Southerly settlements in the world. This not to be missed journey will leave you with life long memories of some of the most remote places in the world.

Day 3: At Sea (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today is a free day to do as little of as much as you like on your luxury ship as we make our way down the coast of South America towards the Southerly town of Ushuaia.

Day 4: At Sea (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today is a free day to do as little of as much as you like on your luxury ship.

Day 5: At Sea (B,L,D)cruise-icon

Today is a free day to do as little of as much as you like on your luxury ship.

Day 6: Ushuaia (B,L,D) cruise-icon

No city on the planet has a more southerly latitude. As a result, the sun shines for 18 hours during each summer day, providing ample opportunity to view the mix of glaciers, forests and sea, all framed by Mount Martial to the west and Mounts Olivia and Cinco Hermanos to the east. Go ashore to explore this outpost of civilization.

Day 7: Cape Horn (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today we port at Tierra del Fuego, Land of Fire, the most isolated place in the Americas, and Cape Horn is its southernmost point. These craggy cliffs and windswept shores are stark, rugged beauty personified, creating a dramatic setting for the collision between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Day 8: Schollart Channel, Paradise Bay and Gerlache Strait Antarctica (B,L,D) – Scenic Cruising cruise-icon

Today is a massive day cruising the Antarctic Peninsula. You are certain to leave with amazing memories, and pictures, as you cruise through Schollart Channel located near Antarctica. Take in the mesmerizing sights of massive ice flows, humpback whales, waddling penguins, leopard seals and more in their natural, and somewhat extreme, element.

It is then on to Paradise Bay. This name aptly reflects the stunning beauty you’ll find here, just as the clear waters beautifully reflect the spectacular mountains, such as Rojas Peak, Bryde Peak, and the Petzvol Glacier. Within these waters we may see Minke whales feeding and Gentoo penguins curiously observing us from the rocky shores.

Finish off your day in the Gerlache Strait. A number of geographical anomalies around this channel make these waters among the most plankton-rich in the world. You’re likely to see a profusion of whales feeding in the rich ecosystem, which is a sight you’ll not soon forget.

Day 9: Elephant Island, Antarctica (B,L,D) – Scenic Cruising cruise-icon

This tiny island in the Weddell Sea plays a role in one of seafaring history’s most legendary exploits. When the brave crew of the Endurance, led by intrepid explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, was trapped in the ice during a 1914 polar expedition, they took refuge on this island until help arrived.

Day 10: At Sea (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today is a free day to do as little of as much as you like on your luxury ship.

Day 11: Port Stanley (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Make port today at Port Stanley. Commune with the roughly 2,000 intrepid souls who call this remote former whaling outpost home. As you hike through the rocky, windswept landscape you may observe a few of the island’s flightless residents—including Magellan penguins burrowing underground, and rockhoppers carefully observing you from outcroppings.

Day 12: At Sea (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today is a free day to do as little of as much as you like on your luxury ship.

Day 13: Puerto Madryn (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Your ship will dock in Puerto Madryn today. This deep water port was founded in 1865 by Welsh immigrants. Extending out into the Atlantic from Puerto Madryn is the Península Valdés, a wildlife sanctuary where vast numbers of sea elephants, whales and penguins far outnumber the few human visitors who make it out this far.

Day 14: At Sea (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today is a free day to do as little of as much as you like on your luxury ship.

Day 15: Montevideo (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today you have the opportunity to explore Montevideo. Montevideo is a thoroughly modern city with a rich artistic tradition, the reach of the rural estancias is all around you. If ever there were a time you were inclined to indulge, delicious steaks are the specialty of the house in virtually every restaurant.

Day 16: Buenos Aires (B)

Today, arrive back in Buenos Aires after completing your unforgettable Antarctic cruise. On arrival, you will be met at the port and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon, enjoy a sightseeing tour of this cosmopolitan city. These few hours feature all the magic of Argentina’s capital city. In this most complete overview of the Paris of South America we will visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and its most famous cemetery, Palermo, May Square and the Pink House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the newest & trendiest Puerto Madero Area and many other emblematic buildings and palaces of unique architectural, historical, and cultural value. The visit would not be complete without the sights of the first settlements of the city of Buenos Aires. The pintoresque neighborhood of San Telmo, residence to the porteño aristocracy until the end of the XIX century and where the renowned antiques market is held every Sunday; Caminito Street, in the colorful, Italian immigrants neighborhood of La Boca.

Day 17: Buenos Aires – airplane-takeoff– Santiago (B)

This morning there is an early transferred to the airport to board your flight to Santiago, Chile. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel before enjoying a fully guided tour of the city. Santiago de Chile was founded in 1541 by the Spanish Conqueror Pedro de Valdivia who was sent by the conqueror of the Incas, Pizzaro, to establish a new capital in the fast growing Spanish Empire in the New World. Much of the core layout as designed by the master builder Pedro de Gamboa remains to this day. During the city tour you will visit key locations where the rich history of the city played out. Santiago city is the perfect blend between the old colonial style and modern architecture, characteristics that make the city on of the most interesting in South America. The tour begins with a climb to the summit of Cerro Santa Lucía to admire the panoramic view of the city surrounded by the high mountains of the Andes . You then travel to the heart of the city and Plaza de Armas the spot from where the city has grown throughout the centuries. Each Latin city has a plaza de armas as when cities were founded the center was also were the armory and military base was established – hence the name “Plaza de Armas”. Visit some of the more important buildings such as the Cathedral, the City Council, the Central Post Office and the National Historical Museum. You will also visit some the original colonial neighborhoods such as Concha y Toro Square. Characterized by its cobbled streets and old mansions that reflect the elegance and richness of the early twentieth century the neighborhood grew to prominence between 1870 and 1876 with the influx of wealth as a result of mining and the discovery of Silver. Many Chileans achieved great wealth, including Enrique Concha y Toro founder of the famed winery. Then onto the eastern part of the city and the more modern side of Santiago before returning to your hotel.

Day 18: Santiago – Vina del Mar – Valparaiso – Santiago (B)

After breakfast, head for the coastline located 120 kilometers of Santiago. En-route, we visit two important cities, Viña del Mar and Valparaíso, a port city founded in the XVI century and declared World heritage by UNESCO. Along the way we’ll stop by the Pablo Neruda museum, a famous Nobel Prize winning Chilean poet before continuing this beautiful route in front of the sea to arrive at the city of Viña del Mar, known as the ’Garden City’, inspired by the French Riviera. Here will visit the Flower Clock and go through the Peru Avenue, with its traditional Casino and exquisite Hotel Del Mar. Finally we see a traditional Moai statue from the mysterious Easter Island before returning to Santiago where the rest of the evening is at leisure.

Day 19: Santiago –airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

This morning after breakfast you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight back to Australia.

Day 20: Australia

Arrive home today. 

 
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What You Get

 

Your package includes return flights, breakfast daily, transfers, deluxe accommodation, sightseeing, luxury cruise with all meals & more…

  • Return international airfares with a full service airline, including 23kgs checked luggage.
  • All internal South America airfares
  • All airport and port transfers
  • 14 nights luxury Celebrity Cruise journeying below the Antarctic circle to Paradise Bay, the Schollart Channel & Elephant Island in Antarctica
  • 4 nights deluxe twin share accommodation
  • Breakfast daily, plus all meals while on-board your cruise
  • Dedicated air-conditioned coach transportation
  • In-depth sightseeing in Buenos Aires and Santiago
  • A fully guided day trip to the UNESCO heritage site of Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar
  • Hassle free pre-paid on-board gratuities for your cruise

Tour Highlights:

  • Explore the Tip of South America, including an unforgettable Antarctica cruise
  • Cruise around Cape Horn in Tierra del Fuego, the most isolated place in the Americas
  • Experience Ushuaia, Argentina the most southerly city in the world
  • Be awe-stuck as you cruise around Paradise Bay, the Schollart Channel & Elephant Island in Antarctica
  • Watch as you glide past enormous icebergs and spot huge Glaciers
  • Keep an eye out for Minke whales feeding and Gentoo penguins curiously observing us from the rocky shores.
  • Hike through the rocky, windswept landscape of the Falkland Islands and spot its resident Magellan penguins
  • Fall in love with the colour of Buenos Aires
  • Learn about UNESCO heritage site of Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar in Chile
  • Enjoy the atmosphere of Santiago which sits in a valley surrounded by the snow-capped Andes and the Chilean Coastal Range
 
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Fine Print

 

 How To Book:

  • Bookings essential. Bookings must be made through the online booking system.
  • If you want to book later, please use this link: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/bookings
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Once booked and confirmed, no cancellations permitted
  • Must book by the 27 June 2017 or 65 days prior to departure, whichever is sooner.
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Airline: 

  • Return economy airfare with Lan Chile (Air New Zealand or Qantas if unavailabile)
  • Internal Airfares with Lan Chile, TAM or similar
  • Brisbane & Adelaide – A $300 per person interstate surcharge applies in addition to your 20 day Sydney & Melbourne voucher.
  • Perth – A $500 per person interstate surcharge applies in addition to your 20 day Sydney & Melbourne voucher.
  • Please purchase your interstate surcharge fee from the extras page or AFTER you hit ‘Buy Now’ 
  • Customers wishing to choose their preferred airline – please purchase your voucher first and request your preferred airline in the ‘special requests’ field when submitting your booking form. Webjet Exclusives will then advise if any surcharges are payable. Should you be unhappy with the additional surcharge amount, you will be provided with a full refund of your voucher.
  • Including minimum 23kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. Once we receive your form and your dates are available, your booking will be completed – no further changes will be possible.
  • The airfare remains non-refundable at all times. 

Flights:

  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopovers or a substitute airline. Such changes are beyond our control, as availability on flights can vary.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.
  • Passport Details are required

Single Supplement:

Inside Cabin  – $4,999 per person in addition to the twin share price
Oceanview – $5,249 per person in addition to the twin share price
Balcony – $5,999 per person in addition to the twin share price

You can purchase you single supplement by clicking here.

Group Size: 2 – 20 people

Triple Share: Not available

Children: Same price as adults. Min age 2 years.

Interconnecting/adjoining rooms: Can be requested however not guaranteed. Please submit request when filling out your booking form.

Accommodation:

Cruise: Celebrity Infinity
Buenos Aires: Regente Palace or similar
Santiago: Hotel Fundador or similar

Optional Tours:

Tango Show & Dinner –  $349 per person. You can purchase your optional tour by clicking here.

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $3, 500 per person plus any applicable surcharges are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your 2018 date
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Once your travel dates are booked and confirmed, no cancellations or amendments are permitted and the deposit becomes strictly non-refundable
  • Book early to secure your desired date
  • Final Payment is due no later than 180 day prior to departure. A final invoice will be emailed to you prior to 180 days.

 

Stay behind surcharge: If you wish to extend your trip, a $250 per person breakaway charge will apply (subject to availability and applicable fare difference). Please purchase your voucher first and Webjet Exclusives will invoice the additional supplement charge when finalising your booking.

Extending your trip: If you wish to alter or extend your trip, please purchase your voucher first and submit a request on your booking form. Webjet Exclusives will then provide quotations for any alterations or extensions. Should you wish to proceed any additional charges will be collected. However if you are unhappy with the options a full refund of the voucher will be provided.

Travel Insurance: Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

Note: If you have not yet selected your dates of travel or submitted your booking form, our 21 Day Money Back Guarantee allows you to claim a full refund within 21 days of your purchase. However, if you have selected your dates and submitted your booking form, your purchase becomes strictly non-refundable even within 21 days of purchase. See our Terms & Conditions for further details.

 
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Travel Dates

 

Departure Dates:

2018

20 January 2018
17 February 2018

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

 
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Package Inclusions
  • Return international airfares
  • 14 nights luxury Celebrity Cruise
  • 4 nights deluxe twin share accommodation
  • Breakfast daily, plus all meals while on-board your cruise
  • Dedicated air-conditioned coach transportation
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