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Most tours of Chilean Patagonia are based out of Punta Arenas as this quaint, frigid, small city has southern Chile's largest airport and is used to access Torres del Paine, flight-cruises to Antarctica, the Straits of Magellan and even several penguin colonies including the Magdelena Penguin Colony and the King Penguin colony.  One of our favorite cruises explores the fjords & glaciers of the Chilean coast sails between Punta Arenas and Usuaia, Argentina. There are several excellent hotels in Punta Arenas, and many tours of Patagonia stay a night or more here. The downtown & central plaza are charming and worth a stroll, but travelers really come for the expansive Patagonian wilderness surrounding Punta Arenas. Contact one of our Chile travel specialists for help designing the perfect tour to Punta Arenas today. 

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Trip NameSaveFromDaysLevelSummary
Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle20%$1539511RelaxedImmerse yourself in the Antarctic environment and experience a roller coaster of emotions on this 11-day cruise aboard the Ocean Adventurer. Visit King George Island and set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula. Cross the Antarctic Circle and reach 66º33´ S; feel the pride in knowing you have made it to a part of the world visited by very few people.
Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake20%-25%$144958RelaxedFly over the Drake Passage and experience the fastest and most direct way to Antarctica in this 8-day cruise to the 7th continent. Set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula and keep your camera ready as you cruise in a Zodiac in search of whales, seabirds, penguins, and icebergs.
In Shackleton's Footsteps15%$1430018RelaxedRetrace Shackleton's heroic journey in this 18-day Antarctica cruise visiting the South Shetland Islands, Elephant Island, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands. Explore fantastic fossil sites, sail into the Weddell Sea's vast tabular icebergs, and voyage across the whale-rich Scotia Sea.
Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake20%$94958RelaxedExplore King George Island and the Antarctic Peninsula, skipping the Drake Passage on this 8-day polar experience. Zodiac cruise in search of whales, seabirds, and astounding icebergs, and enjoy daily landing excursions in the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands.
Across the Antarctic Circle Sail/Fly15%$950011RelaxedEmbark the Polar Pioneer for an 11-day small ship cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula and the Antarctic Circle. Fly over the Drake Passage and get more time to explore the extraordinary White Continent. Experience close encounters with powerful orcas, leopard seals, snow petrels, penguins and whales. Cross the Antarctic Circle, reaching 66º33´ South!
Across the Antarctic Circle15%$910012RelaxedJoin the crew of the Polar Pioneer for a 12-day expedition cruise across the Antarctic Circle. In this frozen area of extraordinary beauty, powerful orcas and leopard seals patrol the waters, while ethereal snow petrels grace the skies against a backdrop of bristling mountain ranges and surreal icebergs.

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