Antarctica and South Georgia Air Cruise

Exploring Antarctica and South Georgia Island by Air and Sea Aboard the Magellan Explorer

Arrival & Departure Information

You are responsible for your own transportation arriving to Punta Arenas, Chile, and departing from Ushuaia, Argentina or reverse. If you have any questions, please call our office at 1-800-368-2794. Please do not purchase your tickets until you are confirmed on the trip. Once your tickets have been purchased, please send us a copy of your airline schedule.

Preferred seating on Antarctica flights
For an extra level of comfort, travelers can purchase Preferred Seats on their Antarctic flight. This option offers a guaranteed aisle or window seat at the front of the aircraft and a guaranteed empty middle seat. It also offers priority boarding in Punta Arenas and an amenities kit. Capacity is limited to aisle 2, 3, 4, and 5 of the aircraft. The cost is $495 per person.

2023 - 2024 Departures
Arrival & Meeting Place
Punta Arenas, Chile (airport code PUQ)
Date: Day 1 
Suggested arrival time: 2:00 pm

A complimentary group transfer is provided from the Punta Arenas airport to the hotel for all trip members arriving on Day 1. Arrival by 2:00pm on Day 1 is required due to mandatory briefing about the Antarctica flights, Zodiacs, security procedures, contingency plan, etc.
Ushuaia, Argentina (airport code USH)
Date: Day 17
Suggested departure time: after 12:00 pm