Inca & Antarctica - Aurora Expeditions - Free Upgrade!

An amazing 19 night voyage from the Machu Picchu slopes to the wonders of Antarctica with Aurora Expeditions` new ship - the GREG MORTIMER

Date: 08–29 Jan 2020

Ship: Greg Mortimer

AU $22,995AU $22,995AU $28,275

Holiday Highlights:

  • Discover the ancient city of Machu Picchu
  • Enjoy lunch during your tour of the Sacred Valley
  • Incredible wildlife encounters with a world-class expedition team
  • Tour scientific research stations and historic huts
  • Skip one Drake Passage crossing by flying home
  • Experience multiple daily excursions
  • The Greg Mortimer has only 120 passengers onboard for more access to the continent
  • Travel with Australian owned Aurora Expeditions - over 25 years experience in the Polar Regions
  • Enjoy a FREE upgrade to balcony! (book via 31Mar18 - conditions apply)
  • Included Buenos Aires tango show and dinner


INCA & ANTARCTICA FLY CRUISE package prices include:

  • Return economy class airfare** from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne - Santiago - Cusco - Buenos Aires - Ushuaia and ex Punta Arenas on return including taxes
  • 1 nights accommodation at the Holiday Inn Santiago Airport Hotel, Santiago with breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cusco at the Palacio del Inka Hotel with breakfast
  • Half day private Cusco city & ruins tour including the archeological sites of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko and Puca-Pucara
  • 1 nights accommodation in the Sacred Valley including breakfast
  • Full day tour to the Sacred Valley including Urpi Textile Centre, Chinchero market and archaeological ruins and the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex plus lunch at a local restaurant
  • Return Sacred Valley hotel - Ollanta train station - Cusco hotel transfer
  • Return train journey from Ollanta station to Aguas Calientes to Ollanta
  • Guided tour and entrance fee to the Ruins of Machu Picchu with tourist tax
  • Return station - hotel - station transfers in Aguas Calientes
  • 1 nights accommodation at Aguas Calientes with dinner and breakfast
  • 1 nights accommodation in Cusco at the Palacio del Inka Hotel with breakfast
  • Return private car transfers from Airport - Hotel - Airport, Buenos Aires
  • 2 nights accommodation in Buenos Aires with breakfast
  • Half day guided Buenos Aires city tour
  • Dinner & Tango show in Buenos Aires includes: Tango Show with dinner and round trip transfers included.
  • Transfer from Ushuaia airport to hotel
  • 1 nights accommodation in Ushuaia pre-cruise
  • Transfer from hotel to Ushuaia port
  • 9 night EXPEDITION cruise aboard the NEW Greg Mortimer from Ushuaia to King George Island
  • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac (inflatable boat) cruises
  • Educational lectures and guiding services from our expert team
  • Complimentary Camping on the Antarctic Peninsula (subject to weather conditions)
  • Access to an on-board doctor and basic medical services
  • Complimentary 3-in-1 waterproof polar expedition jacket
  • Complementary use of gumboots during the voyage
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • Professionally produced voyage journal (one per booking)
  • Port and landing fees and charges
  • Transfer from King George Island port to airport
  • One way charter flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas
  • Transfer from Punta Arenas airport to hotel
  • 1 nights accommodation post-cruise in Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Transfer from Punta Arenas hotel to airport


Optional Activities at an extra charge:

1. Sea Kayaking - from USD $1050 per person.

Led by experienced guides, paddling in small groups allows us the opportunity to paddle between ice floes, brash ice and icebergs of all shapes and sizes as well as allowing easy and intimate access to beautiful coastlines. Note - previous experience in kayaking is required with a good level of fitness to participate in this activity)


*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (19Feb18). Lead fares based on twin share Aurora Stateroom cabins for outside, Balcony staterooms for Balcony and Balcony Suite for Suite. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. A good level of mobility is required to participate in this cruise and travel insurance is MANDATORY (but not included). Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Voyage Exclusions (does not include): Optional activity surcharges | Any optional excursions not included in the itinerary | All items of a personal nature including but not limited to: alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, laundry services, personal clothing, medical expenses, gratuities and email or phone charges. Free upgrade offer refers to category Balcony Stateroom for the same price as Aurora Ocean View Stateroom - subject to Balcony availability at time of booking (does not apply to single, sole use occupancy cabins or Balcony Suite/Junior Suites). **All airfare/taxes are based on 2019 rates/schedules and are subject to change until booked approx 10 months prior. Once booked,all airfare/taxes are due in full within 24 hours of reservation and strict cancellation/change fees apply. Prices listed here are based on USD converted to AUD and are subject to currency fluctuations until paid in full. Offer ends 31st of March 2018 or until sold out/withdrawn from sale. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty.



DAY 1 Arrive in Ushuaia where you`ll be met by an Aurora Expeditions representative and transferred to your downtown hotel. Enjoy rugged mountain scenery, lively cafes, restaurants and bars.

DAY 2 After checking out of your hotel, enjoy free time exploring Ushuaia and surrounds. Embark the Greg Mortimer late afternoon and sail down wildlife-rich Beagle Channel.

DAYS 3–4 Photograph seabirds and swell of Drake Passage, marvel at first icebergs and landing in South Shetland Islands, spectacular scenery of Gerlache Strait.

DAYS 5–7 From historic Port Lockroy to renowned Lemaire Channel, continental landings, and Zodiac cruising among icebergs in Antarctica`s heart.

DAYS 8–10 Return north, searching for penguins, cormorants, and leopard seals on Hyrdurga Rocks, or visit volcanic Deception Island.

DAYS 11–12 Landing on King George Island, home to scientific bases, board our flight to Punta Arenas, enjoying a final night stay in town.

21 nights From AU $22,995 per person, twin share