The Antarctica Express Air-Cruise was designed for travellers looking for a quick and easy Antarctica expedition. This trip offers you the chance to visit Cape Horn, cruise the Drake Passage, land in Antarctica, and fly back. This itinerary can start in either Ushuaia or Punta Arenas and is also available on the Ocean Nova vessel.
Please note that there are numerous variations to Antarctic voyages throughout the season – the itineraries on our website are only meant to give you an idea of the types of voyages available. For a more detailed list of cruise vessels and Antarctic voyages please contact our team of Polar Specialists.
About the vessel: Magellan Explorer is a new and modern expedition vessel custom-built for Antarctic air-cruises to the latest Polar Code specifications. For air-cruises, Magellan Explorer has a capacity for 73 guests accommodated in seven categories of accommodation, including dedicated single cabins. All cabins except Porthole cabins feature private balconies. All double cabins except two have two twin beds that can be configured as one king-size bed. Most cabins have two twin beds that can be configured as one queen-size bed. All cabins feature a wardrobe, individually controlled heating system, a sitting area, and a private bathroom with a shower and heated floors. The ship features a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a spacious and stylish dining room, a well-stocked bar, a library, a meeting room, a gym, a sauna, and a medical clinic. The forward-facing observation deck leads to the ship’s bow, which is accessible to guests to offer proximity to marine wildlife. The ship has a fleet of 10 Zodiac boats that are well suited for disembarking and wildlife watching.