a fly & cruise expedition | DECEMBER 2022

Welcome to our "Info Hub" for this once-in-a-lifetime trip.

[temporarily in this format while we revamp our main site]

Please find below our detailed trip brochure (a downloadable PDF containing most of the key info & visuals on our journey), plus a few supplements to it accessible via clickable icons further down this page. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email us or call us at +1.212.441.0024.

In this PDF you will find:

  • An introduction on the air-cruise model revolutionized by our partner Antarctica21

  • Day-by-day itinerary for December 16-23, 2022 (starting/ending in Punta Arenas, Chile)

  • A bio for our Open Sky Expeditions trip leader/photo pro Temu Nana

  • Info on Antarctica21's top notch expedition staff & the Education Program they offer

  • Overview of potential trip extensions in Chile, a country we know intimately

  • Introduction on the Magellan Explorer, Antarctica21's state-of-the-art expedition vessel, custom-designed for air-cruises, for a maximum of 73 passengers

  • Specs on the plane we use to fly from Punta Arenas, Chile to King George Island, Antarctica

  • Antarctica21's Expedition Center in Punta Arenas, debuting for the 2022-2023 season

  • Trip rates & inclusions (also listed here)

  • Planning notes from Antarctica21

  • Terms & Conditions

  • An overview on optional extras offered by Antarctica21

From our trip leader Temu,

to answer a question we've received several times.

A few notes on how this trip is a great fit for avid photographers, and the related value we add.

A detailed PDF presenting our state-of-the-art expedition vessel.

What folks on our past trips with Antarctica21 had to say.

A few pics we took on our last two December air-cruises.

Click the icons (or here & here) to open galleries full screen in a separate window.

Information & assurances related to Covid (including on "just in case" scenarios), and destination entry / trip participation requirements.

Details on the options offered via our partner Travel Insured International.

A few options you might consider to explore some of Chile before or after Antartica

Details & photos on all the available cabins on the Magellan Explorer.

Details on the A21 extras that are helpful to book in advance.


Please contact us at, or call us at 1.844.OPENSKY or +1.212.441.0024.

Alex Ros, Open Sky's owner, is personally handling bookings on this trip. You can book a time to speak on his calendar directly at this link.


Once we confirm space is available in the your preferred category:

  • You'll fill in this registration form

  • Pay a $3,000 per person deposit to confirm participation on the trip.


We strive to be as organized as possible with presenting of helpful info for the trip. For example, you can expect to receive:

  • A timeline on what to expect between booking & departure (when balances are due, when to expect certain details, when certain actions should be taken, etc).

  • Flight guidance with parameters to help you book air tickets & contact info for a partner familiar with the trip that can assist with reservations.

  • Access to A21's Expedition Portal, via private log-in, for a rich resource of information on the trip & Antarctica, to help prepare.

And we remain just a call or email away for any questions you may have, at any time.