ANTARCTICA

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.



TO INQUIRE:

Please contact us at info@openskyexpeditions.com, 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.

TO BOOK:

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.

FYI, ONCE YOU BOOK:

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.