In Shackleton's Footsteps (ASG73)

From: Ushuaia, Argentina
To: Santiago OR Punta Arenas, Chile
Dates: 7 to 24 March 2018
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Activities: Kayaking, Alpine Crossing, Photography Workshops, Climbing (Peninsula Only)
Final payment & forms due: 7 December 2017

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PLEASE NOTE - From 01 July 2017 Australian citizens are exempt from Argentinean reciprocity fee

Required Pre-departure Forms (due 7 December 2017)

    Personal Details Form

Please note: Your Personal Details Form can be completed by typing in each field and emailing back to or you can print it out and return via fax or post.

    Medical Form

Please note: Your Medical form must be emailed to no earlier than six (6) months before voyage departure.

Pre-departure Information

Trip Notes    Expedition Notes & Itinerary

    Expedition Essentials

    Antarctic Primer (2MB)

    Ushuaia Destination Factsheet

    Punta Arenas Destination Factsheet

    Santiago/Falkland Islands Destination Factsheet

    Buenos Aires Destination Factsheet

   Recommended Antarctic Reads

Optional Activities Forms

Please note: Due to limited availability, please advise our reservation team if you are interested in optional activities at time of booking. For maximum enjoyment groups are limited to small numbers, so be sure to get in quick! Your Activity Form(s) must be completed and emailed within 7-days after registration to

    Sea Kayaking Form

    Alpine Crossing Form

Travel Insurance

Aurora Expeditions offers competitive rates on travel insurance with SureSave Insurance. Travel insurance, with emergency evacuation, is mandatory on all Aurora Expeditions' voyages. We recommend you purchase your travel insurance when you book your voyage to cover you in case of cancellation.

Please note: Aurora Expeditions can only issue travel insurance for Australian residents. 

    SureSave Insurance Brochure

    SureSave Insurance Application Form

Included Flights

A flight from Stanley, Falkland Islands to Punta Arenas OR Santiago, Chile is included in the cost of your voyage. If you wish to spend time exploring Patagonia it is possible to break your flight and disembark in Punta Arenas. Please advise Aurora Expeditions if you wish to break your flight, otherwise you will not be allowed to disembark the aircraft in Punta Arenas. Please note the remainder of the airfare (Punta Arenas to Santiago leg) will be forfeited.

If you wish to stay on in the Falkland Islands after your voyage, Aurora Expeditions will be happy to assist in rebooking your flight (an extra fee will apply), pending availability. Please note that flights between Stanley and Punta Arenas or Santiago operate once a week, on a Saturday only. Please ensure you confirm your arrangements on the Falkland Islands as early as possible to avoid disappointment..

Flights, Tours and Transfers

We can also book your full travel arrangements: flights, hotel accommodation, tours and transfers, making us a ‘one stop’ shop for your trip of lifetime. View a selection of our South American tours here or contact us to discuss our full range of tour options.

Please note: International and domestic flight schedules are not released until approximately 11 months in advance. You are welcome to request a quote and we will provide you with a quote once the flight schedules have been released.

Contact Us

For more information or advice on your voyage, or to book flights, accommodation, tours, transfers or travel insurance, please contact us on +61 2 9252 1033 or email