South Pole Overnight

Camp at the bottom of the world

Spend a night as the world's most southerly people

To really soak in the magnificence of the South Pole we recommend this extended stay. A flight to the pole, a visit of the Scott-Amundsen research station and a night at 90 degrees south combine to give you a superb experience of Antarctica's interior.

  • Gateway Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Days on Ice 7
  • Temp. Range -10 to -30°C
  • Challenge 2 What's this?
  • Conditions Cool coastal to cold plateau
  • Challenges Camping at altitude

Trip Itinerary

ARRIVAL DAY

Arrive Punta Arenas, Chile.

PRE-DEPARTURE DAY

Luggage pick-up, briefing and Covid testing

DAY 1

Fly to Antarctica

DAY 2 to 5

Explore Union Glacier

FLEXIBLE OVERNIGHT

Fly to the South Pole.

DAYS 6 or 7

Flight to Punta Arenas, Chile.

FLEXIBLE DEPARTURE DAY

Fly home

Subject to change based on weather and flight conditions.

Inclusions

  • Airport transfers in Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Round trip flight to Antarctica from Punta Arenas
  • Round trip flight to South Pole from Union Glacier
  • Meals and tented accommodation in Antarctica
  • Antarctic guides and lecturer
  • Celebration dinner and Certificate of Achievement
  • Checked luggage up to 55 lb (25 kg)
  • 20% discount on selected Icetrek Equipment


Exclusions

  • Insurance coverage—personal, medical, evacuation, or otherwise
  • Commercial flights to and from Punta Arenas
  • Airport transfers outside of Punta Arenas
  • Meals and accommodation in Punta Arenas
  • Additional flights within Antarctica
  • Personal equipment and clothing
  • Expenses incurred due to delays
  • Luggage over 55 lb (25 kg)
  • Satellite phone charges

Fly to the Geographic South Pole, the holy grail of polar explorers, and spend the night at the World’s Southernmost Resort. Embrace this exclusive opportunity to camp overnight and wake up at 90° S. Below your feet, all 360 lines of longitude meet and in just a few steps you can walk around the world!

History and modern science converge outside Amundsen-Scott Station as you take photographs at the Ceremonial Pole surrounded by the flags of the original Antarctic Treaty signatory nations. Your overnight stay at our private camp allows you ample time to reflect on your surroundings and experience this special place on Earth.

Latam Airlines fly daily to Punta Arenas, Chile.

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Prior to departure there will be a briefing held at Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions. Their office is located at:

Calle Bernardo O’Higgins 568, PH: +56 9 6832 7472

WHAT IS SOUTH POLE OVERNIGHT?

South Pole Overnight is a 6-day experience that flies you to the heart of Antarctica, remaining overnight at a remote and comfortable plateau camp.

Can I leave bags in Punta Arenas?

Yes. Your bags will be collected and delivered to your past-Antarctica hotel on the day of your return.

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What should I wear on the flight from Punta to Union Glacier?

You will be briefed in Punta on exactly what to wear and bring on the flight to Union Glacier Camp. Usual airline restrictions apply.

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How long is the flight to Union Glacier?

The flight from Punta to Union Glacier takes around 5 hours.

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Should I take money and my passport to Antarctica?

Union Glacier Camp sells souvenirs in USD. You are required to bring your passport as you will board an international flight to Antarctica.

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What will be the temperature on arrival at Union Glacier and at the South Pole?

Depending on when you arrive the temperature at Union Glacier will be anywhere from -5 to -15ºC, 23 to 5ºF, and the South Pole from -15 to -25ºC, 5 to -13ºF

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What if I am not a skier?

There is no skiing on this trip, only a short walk from the aircraft to the South Pole markers

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How long is the flight to the South Pole ?

It’s around a 5 hour flight from Union Glacier to the South Pole.

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What is the accommodation like at the South Pole ?

Check out the camp and facilities here

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Feel free to submit your own questions.

South Pole Overnight

US$58,950
per person ex-Punta Arenas, Chile
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