South Pole - Ski the Last Degree

The cost of the expedition, ex Punta Arenas, Chile, is inclusive and covers the following:

Inclusions

  • Flights to and from Union Glacier in Antarctica
  • Flights from Union Glacier to 89º South and from South Pole back to Union Glacier camp
  • All group equipment including sleds, cooking gear etc
  • Skis, poles & skins
  • Tents and food while in Antarctica
  • Mountain guides
  • Access to our satellite telephone for outgoing calls
  • Dispatch webpage updated throughout the trip for friends & family to follow
  • Transport of 23kg/51lbs of personal equipment

Exclusions

  • Air travel to and from Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Hotel accommodation and meals in Punta Arenas
  • Chilean visa and airport fees
  • Personal insurance – full travel, medical and rescue insurance is required as well as personal trip cancellation insurance. Medical evacuation insurance cover of US$300,000 is required.
  • Personal clothing and equipment including ski boots (a full equipment list is provided on booking)
  • Excess baggage transportation charges of US$66.00 per kg for any baggage exceeding the personal equipment weight limit.
  • Cost of satellite telephone calls whilst on expedition
  • Personal expenses incurred on the expedition
  • Gratuity

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