This is the chance to experience the real interior of Antarctica in a single day. You can either buy a seat on the Ilyushin IL-76 TD science plane or charter an entire Gulfstream Private Jet.Watch video
- Your trip will start in Cape Town, South Africa, known as the 'Mother City', to the locals, this city nestled at the bottom of Table Mountain, at the Southern tip of Africa is a melting pot of cultures and history. Home to award-winning vineyards and stunning ocean vistas, it is often tipped as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
This is where your Antarctic adventure begins as you head out across the mighty Southern Ocean. The 5.5hrs journey transports guests from the African night, over thousands of icebergs and passes into 24hrs of continuous sunshine.
- The Ilyushin IL-76 TD aircraft is used predominantly by the scientific community to access Antarctica. We fly across the mighty Southern ocean over hundreds of icebergs and into 24hr continuous sunshine. Landing at the specially prepared ice runway of “Novo”, you will transfer in 4x4s to the magnificent Schirmacher Oasis. This is a land of cliffs, lakes and science bases, all of which we shall explore on our day trip. We aim to spend 8 hours on the ground, allowing you to partake in a host of activities that can be as gentle or adrenaline-fuelled as you wish. Our expert guides will be on hand every step of the way. The day culminates in a gourmet champagne dinner to celebrate your visit to such a spectacular location. Flight time - 5.5 hrs Cost per seat - $10,000 Date - 28 Nov 2017 ONLY Time in Antarctica - Approx 8hrs Fitness - no specific fitness required
- White Desert is the only company in the world to offer a Gulfstream private jet to access Antarctica. This dedicated charter will have space for 14 guests for the ultimate in adventure and luxury. Sit back and relax as we fly over hundreds of icebergs and in to continues sunshine. Destination: Wolf's Fang runway, which sits beneath one of the most spectacular and iconic mountains on the entire continent. Once on the ground you are surrounded by kilometre-high monoliths of rock that rise vertically from the ice, creating a landscape that is simply breathtaking. The day culminates in a gourmet champagne dinner before we head back to the warmth and heat of Africa. Flight time - 5.5 hrs Cost of charter - $195,000 (14pax) Dates - available from 8 Dec 2017 - 15 Jan 2018 Time in Antarctica - Approx 4-5hrs Fitness - no specific fitness required