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Antarctica Flights

Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria 3192, Australia
+61 3 8526 2301
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A once -in - lifetime experience.

As I turned 65 on Australia Day, I wanted to celebrate that milestone with something special. My... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
ianb111
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Melbourne, Australia
Unforgettable. Exceeds the hype.

We flew on the Feb 12 flight out of Melbourne. The trip was extremely well organized and... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Direstraits2013
,
Melbourne, Australia
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1 day sightseeing flights over Antarctica departing from Australian airports
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“bucket list” (7 reviews)
“first class” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria 3192, Australia
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+61 3 8526 2301
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

As I turned 65 on Australia Day, I wanted to celebrate that milestone with something special. My original thoughts of a trip to Singapore went straight out the window when I found that there was to be an Antarctica flight leaving on that day from...More

1  Thank ianb111
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We flew on the Feb 12 flight out of Melbourne. The trip was extremely well organized and professional. We splurged on business class (it was a special occasion) and I would recommend this to anyone who can even remotely afford it, as the passenger to...More

5  Thank Direstraits2013
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We received the Accor Plus Australia Day 2017 Antarctica Flight package via email in late December 2016. We were away overseas at that time and was actually keen to get home so we could call and book this "bucket list" expedition! We were so lucky...More

Thank Skyecougar
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I decided at last minute due to personal circumstances to take the last seat on Melb NYE flight 2016. The booking staff were so helpful. It cost approx $1200. A far cry from a $8000 plus seat in ice class! The whole trip was a...More

5  Thank PicklesTasmania
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My husband and I and a friend of ours went on the Australia Day flight out of Perth 2017. When we booked 7 months ago for my husbands birthday in July and my birthday in January, it seemed like an awful lot of money but...More

1  Thank plspoon
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Having dreamed about seeing Antarctica for decades, a cruise seemed out of the question. What to do? When Accor Hotels sent me a promo for their Antarctica Flights package my wife bought me the ticket as an Anniversary present. We started with a fabulous dinner...More

5  Thank revphillip
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This trip has been on my husband's bucket list for a long time and to celebrate his 50th this year he booked us to fly New Years Eve. I had high expectations of this experience and it far exceeded them. We flew Premium Economy and...More

2  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I normally travel business or first, so I paid the for first class. Why Not, seeing the Antarctic is a great experience - and it was. Unfortunately - the plane that is chartered is always the oldest available in the Qantas fleet. IT WAS SHOCKING;...More

7  Thank Henry3410
Bas B, General Manager at Antarctica Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Thank you for your post. I am concerned that your experience in the Premium cabin of the aircraft did not meet your expectations. Of greater concern is that I haven't been made aware of your feedback; and as such, immediate follow up with Qantas with...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

There are some real reasons why people cant visit the Antarctic by ship - health, age, money - but it is more than worth it to save the pennies and actually experience this most beautful part of the world. I have been by sea twice...More

8  Thank AnneA704
Bas B, General Manager at Antarctica Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Thank you for your post. I certainly agree that experiencing Antarctica by ship is the ultimate way to discover the last great wilderness. We at Antarctica flights, provide a service to those who simply do not have the time, money or desire to either fly...More

Reviewed 13 March 2016

Saw an ad for the Sydney flight on Facebook and thought "what an amazingly different gift for my son for his 21st". So I booked for him and thought to myself "why aren't I going too" so booked for myself, didn't want the son having...More

17  Thank casula
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RenaeG76
4 June 2017|
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Response from Bas B | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. During the summer months, it's 24 hours daylight in Antarctica making it the perfect time to conduct sightseeing flights. On the New Years Eve flight, you may experience some darkness flying back to... More
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Jackie R
17 February 2017|
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Response from PhilAsker | Property representative |
Hi Jackie, no you can not. As the flight is chartered by Antarctica Flights it is more classed as a private jet charter and not a scheduled flight.
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coconutttty
12 August 2016|
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Response from 425carmelb | Reviewed this property |
I think they are usually fully booked by the time they leave
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