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  1. Airport collection in Cape Town and transfer to your hotel.
  2. Safety briefing in Cape Town.
  3. Return flight to Antarctica (inc. a 30kg baggage allowance).
  4. All accommodation, food and drink (including all alcohol) in Antarctica.
  5. All guiding fees, support of field guides and logistics staff.
  6. The use of certain items of polar clothing, as denoted on equipment list.
  7. All logistics and transport withtin Antarctica including DC3 plane & 4x4s.
  8. Payment by White Desert Ltd of a ‘Carbon Tax’ for offsetting emissions created by all logistics associated with Antarctic travel.


  1. Commercial flights to and from Cape Town, South Africa.
  2. Accommodation and meals whilst in Cape Town (Please note, these can be organised through our Cape Town office).
  3. Polar clothing. Please note, most items can be purchased from White Desert in advance of arriving in Cape Town.
  4. Comprehensive insurance cover. White Desert staff can assist you as to the right kind of cover required.
  5. Additional expenses incurred in Cape Town due to any delay.
  6. Additional baggage costs over the agreed amount.
  7. Cost of the use of a satellite phone whilst in Antarctica.
  8. Cost of internet data when in Antarctica