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Top King George Island Trips & Tours in January 2026

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Discover King George Island in January 2026 on one of these 15 tours hand-selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Explore the best of King George Island during January 2026 as you enjoy wildlife viewing, cruises, kayaking, fly cruises, and wildlife & safari exploration. Prices for trips in January 2026 range from $4,995 to $49,595 for a vacation of 6 to 13 days. Choose any of the below 15 itineraries in January 2026 and customize it when you contact one of Adventure Life's expert King George Island trip planners.
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Icebergs at sunset
$18,995
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Magellan Explorer
  • Cruise the South Shetland Islands
  • View penguins, seals, and whales
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
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Variable
Fly round-trip from Punta Arenas Chile over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage to the Antarctic Peninsula. You are invited on this 8-day adventure to one of the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable places - Antarctica. In a little over three hours of flying …
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Ice in Antarctica
$13,595
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Classic Antarctica Air Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova
  • Cruise the South Shetland Islands
  • View penguins, seals, and whales
  • Attend lectures and presentations
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, you are invited on this 8-day adventure to one of the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable places - Antarctica. In a little over three hours of flying from Punta Arenas to King George Island, find yourself at …
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Air Cruise Flight
$15,995
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Polar Circle Air Cruise

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova
  • Attempt to cross the Polar Circle
  • Cruise along fjords & icebergs
  • Search for polar wildlife
  • View presentations by polar guides
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Bypass the Drake Passage by flying directly to the South Shetland Islands. Exit the airplane to a world unlike any other on earth; ice-filled fjords, pengiun rookeries, and great expanses of ice await. Sail as far south as possible in an attempt to reach the Polar Circle. Flexibility is key to a …
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The wildlife was so abundant it was difficult to land.
$13,975
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Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage

Roundtrip Puerto Natales - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Skip the traditional Drake Passage
  • Explore into channels and coves
  • Experience activities
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
  • Seven days Antarctic experience
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Natales / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an Antarctic adventure on this 10-day Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage Cruise roundtrip Puerto Natales aboard National Geographic Orion. This action-packed trip offers seven days of exploration on the continent, providing the most immersive Antarctic experience yet. Skip the …
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Cruising in the zodiac looking for wildlife
$11,975
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Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage

Roundtrip Puerto Natales - 9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Skip the traditional Drake Passage
  • Explore into channels and coves
  • Experience activities
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Natales / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 9-day Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage roundtrip Puerto Natales aboard National Geographic Orionoffers an efficient way to experience the wild grandeur of the White Continent. Bypassing the traditional Drake Passage crossing, travelers take a two-hour flight to and from Antarctica, …
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Cruising in the zodiac looking for wildlife
$9,975
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Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage

Roundtrip Puerto Natales - 8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Skip the traditional Drake Passage
  • Explore into channels and coves
  • Experience activities
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Natales / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Explore the majestic beauty of Antarctica more efficiently with the 8-day Antarctica Direct: Fly the Drake Passage Cruise roundtrip to Puerto Natales. Skip the traditional Drake Passage crossing and opt for a two-hour flight to and from Antarctica, ensuring you experience all highlights without …
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Incredible ice formations
$4,995
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Antarctica Express Air Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova
  • Visit the legendary Cape Horn
  • Attend presentations and lectures
  • Sail through ice-filled bays
  • Explore Antarctic bases & stations
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For those short on time this Antarctic Express Air Cruise optimizes your experience so you can see it all! Embark the Ocean Nova in Ushuaia and set sail for Cape Horn. Depending on the weather, be one of the few to step foot on this rarely-visited island! Begin by crossing the Drake Passage en …
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Kayaking in antarctica
$16,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise North

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Witness Antarctic wildlife
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Presentations by polar experts
  • Cruise in a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 10-day Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise North Expedition Cruise from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia aboard Ocean Explorer, opt for the quickest route to Antarctica and witness the continent from the air, offering a distinctive preview of its vast landscape, which remains one of the last …
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Air Cruise Flight
$24,995
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Polar Circle Air Cruise

10 Day Itinerary aboard Magellan Explorer
  • Attempt to cross the Polar Circle
  • Cruise along fjords & icebergs
  • Search for polar wildlife
  • View presentations by polar guides
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This Antarctic experience flies from Punta Arenas, Chile to King George Island where you embark on a cruise of the Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands for a full 6 days before flying back to Chile. This tour is excellent for those who wish to maximize time in Antarctica and minimize …
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Penguin jump in Antarctica
$20,295
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

Roundtrip Punta Arenas - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Meet Antarctica´s wildlife
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
  • View Neko Harbor´s icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Skip the four days of Drake Passage crossings and optimize your Antarctica experience by flying! A short two-hour flight takes you between Punta Arenas, Chile, and King George Island. Once in Antarctica, the penguins, seals, and whales keep you and your camera busy, as do the massive icebergs, …
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Chinstrap penguin sighting
$23,795
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Antarctic Peninsula: Fly the Drake - Fly/Fly Expedition

Roundtrip Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Fly over the Sothern Ocean
  • Discover the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Witness the Antarctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day Antarctic Peninsula: Fly the Drake Expedition roundtrip Punta Arenas aboard Greg Mortimer. On this trip, instead of braving the seas, you take to the skies, flying over the Drake Passage in both directions. With skilled pilots, you'll soar over the Southern Ocean, witnessing …
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$14,395
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Antarctic Explorer Express - Sail/Fly

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Fly across the Drake Passage
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Antarctic Peninsula
  • See penguins
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
The 9-day Antarctic Explorer Express Cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard the Greg Mortimer is an excellent option for those seeking a quick adventure to the Antarctic Peninsula. By flying over the Drake Passage in one direction and spending less time in the area, you can experience …
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Gentoo penguin
$30,095
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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

Roundtrip Punta Arenas - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Look for whales and seabirds
  • Enjoy daily land excursions
  • Cross the Circle and reach 66º33´ S
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy Antarctica in style — by flying south of the Antarctic Circle and then cruising! A three-hour flight connects Punta Arenas, Chile, to King George Island, Antarctica. By excluding all additional days at sea, you can focus exclusively on the Antarctic's best landscapes and wildlife …
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Admiring Adelie penguins
$12,950
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Antarctica Direct: Sail and Fly the Drake Passage

Ushuaia - Puerto Natales - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Flight to Puerto Natales
  • Explore channels and coves
  • Engage in exciting activities
  • Experience activity options
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
On this 10-day Antarctica Direct: Sail and Fly the Drake Passage Cruise from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales aboard National Geographic Explorer, cruise through the Drake Passage outbound, then return via a 2-hour flight from Antarctica, saving time at sea. Join experts aboard the National Geographic …
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$19,195
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Across the Antarctic Circle - Sail/Fly

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
  • Explore wildlife
  • Zodiac cruises
  • Explore the unexplored
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore below the Antarctic Circle during this 13-day Across the Antarctic Circle - Sail/Fly Expedition from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard the Sylvia Earle. This journey offers a chance to discover a unique and rarely glimpsed realm. The area presents a heightened sense of isolation and chill …
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