Antarctica in a Day - The world's most unique scenic flight

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Antarctica in a Day

The world's most unique scenic flight

Antarctica – a land of ferocious beauty, vast wilderness, great ice sheets, towering snow peaks, blue waters and supreme remoteness.

Take to the skies aboard a Qantas 787 Dreamliner with unparalleled views of our southernmost continent. Discover the wonder of Antarctica’s majestic landscape on this inclusive, exciting and wonderous full day (approximately 12 – 13 hour) tour experience.

Departures:
Sydney: 13 February 2022, 6 November 2022, 31 December 2022
Melbourne: 06 February 2022, 31 December 2022, 19 February 2023
Hobart: 13 November 2022
Adelaide: 5 February 2023
Brisbane: 20 November 2022, 12 February 2023
Canberra: 4 December 2022
Perth: 27 November 2022

Inclusions & Special Features

Antarctic Expeditioners – Meet Antarctic explorers onboard with talks on the polar environment and history and experience live crosses to research stations.

Full Bar Service – enjoy your journey and toast to this unique adventure with champagne, wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks.

Antarctic Viewing – Take in the ultimate birdseye view over the continent. Your flight will be exploring the landscape for up to 4 hours with majestic and awe inspiring views that you will never forget.

Meal Service – The flight will include two full service Qantas meals plus in-flight snacks to keep you fuelled for the long day.

Explorer Kit – This will be your take-home memento with a plethora of information including maps and stats on the region.

Entertainment System – Watch Happy Feet or Antarctic documentaries on the in-flight entertainment system.

Aircraft Info & Flight Path

The Qantas 787 Dreamliner offers optimal views of the awe-inspiring landscape due to its windows which are 65% larger than any other aircraft of its size. The aircraft’s lower cabin altitude also mitigates the discomfort passengers may sometimes experience during and after a long-haul flight. USB charging ports and personal HD touchscreens are also available for all seating classes.

Approximately three hours south of Australia, passengers usually see the first scattered ice followed by dozens of icebergs and ice floes. The flight then crosses the South Magnetic Pole with first views of the rugged mountainous topography of the Antarctic mainland. In total, the flight will spend approximately three to four hours over the Antarctic continent.

The most spectacular flight path within the aircraft’s range will be selected. Taking into account the:
• Maximum viewing potential and penetration over Antarctica
• Maximum variety in land mass scenery

Seat Plan and Pricing


Explorer Economy Class – $1,199 per person

Explorer seats do not have direct access to a window. Passengers are free to stand in the aisles and common areas to enjoy the views of Antarctica. Passengers will enjoy Qantas International service and award winning inflight entertainment system. These seats do not rotate.

Standard Economy Class – $2,199 per person

These are the four seats on each side of the aircraft in the Economy Class section over or near the wing, which can obstruct viewing. The window and the adjacent aisle seats will be exchanged at the halfway point of the journey. Each passenger will have a window seat or the seat next to a window seat for half of the flight and an aisle seat or adjacent for the other half of the flight.

Superior Economy Class – $3,199 per person

The rear Economy Class section is reserved for Superior passengers. All seat rows are well clear of the wing for excellent viewing. Superior seats are the four seats on each side of the aircraft and will be exchanged at the halfway point of the journey. Each passenger will have a window seat or the seat next to a window seat for half of the flight and an aisle seat or adjacent for the other half of the flight.

Premium Economy Class – $3,999 per person

Qantas’ International Premium seats, with larger seats and seat pitch than Economy Class seats. Seats are located over the wing, which can obstruct viewing. Each passenger will have a window seat or the seat next to a window seat for half of the flight and an aisle seat or adjacent for the other half of the flight.

Business Class – $6,499 per person

Business seats are set at the leading edge of the plane’s wing, which means there will be a slight viewing obstruction. With full international business class service, all seats are either a window or aisle seat. Passengers will swap at the halfway point of the journey. With ample space between each seat, enjoy the room to spread out.

Business Class Deluxe – $7,999 per person

Admire aerial views of Antarctica in utmost comfort in Business Deluxe seats with full international business class service. All seats are either a window or aisle seat, and passengers will swap at the halfway point of the journey, which means everyone will have unobstructed views of Antarctica. With ample space between each seat, enjoy the room to spread out.

To enquire call 1300 766 537 or complete the form below

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: A non-refundable deposit of $300 per person is due at the time of booking. Final payment of your booking balance is required eight weeks prior to your departure date. All fares and charges are per person in AUD. Should you be unable to join the flight due to COVID-19 symptoms or an isolation requirement, you will be provided a credit for the value of the Antarctica Flight. Should Antarctica Flights be unable to operate the flight due to government restrictions prior to the date of travel, passengers will be provided a full refund of funds paid to Antarctica Flights for the holiday package. Cancellation Fees If you cancel, the following fees will apply; 1. Between confirmation and 56 days prior to departure – full refund less AU$300 per passenger cancellation fee. 2. Between 55 days and 28 days prior to departure – full refund less 50% cancellation fee. 3. Between 27 days and departure date – no refund. Amendment/transfer Your ticket can be transferred to another person up to 24 hours prior to departure by contacting Antarctica Flights. An AU$120 name change service fee per change will apply. This same service fee will apply for change of class. To ensure the health and safety of our passengers and crew during this extraordinary time all passengers onboard Antarctica Flights must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Fully vaccinated means that there has been at least 14 clear days from your second dose and the date of your Antarctica Flight. Offers are not combinable with other promotions, are capacity-controlled, subject to availability and may be withdrawn or changed at any time without notice. All fares are subject to the terms and conditions as set out by Cruise Express and its suppliers which may be obtained at the time of booking. Cruise Express reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions and to cancel any product or service offered in the event of such error or omission. Availability is limited.

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