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Antarctica Flights

Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria 3192, Australia
+61 3 8526 2301
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Ex BNE - long but wonderful day

I was on the Feb 2018 flight from Brisbane, and it was a very long day but well worth it. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lee-Anne F
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
NYE flight from Melbourne

I had wanted to do this trip for a couple of years, but reticent to, due to previous years' average... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
KellieandMarke
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Brisbane
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1 day sightseeing flights over Antarctica departing from Australian airports
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good8%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“bucket list” (8 reviews)
“window seat” (8 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 5 days ago

I was on the Feb 2018 flight from Brisbane, and it was a very long day but well worth it. I booked through Accor Plus, so had a few extras, like accommodation at the Pullman Brisbane Airport and a dinner function the night before the...More

Thank Lee-Anne F
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

I had wanted to do this trip for a couple of years, but reticent to, due to previous years' average reviews or problems on flight. Qantas has sorted issues out now. People changed seats as staff ensured it, no trolleys down aisle, snacks in seat...More

Thank KellieandMarke
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

I was watching Sydney Weekender when they showed a segment on a sightseeing flight over Antartica. I immediately turned to my husband and said “I’m going to do that!” I did my research and booked for the flight leaving Sydney on 25/11/17. My husband did...More

Thank Genny M
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

One off my bucket list! how amazing this day was, it is a long day but well worth it. Qantas doesn't disappoint. The viewing is shared and all people on board are so friendly. You are issued two boarding passes, one for the way down...More

Thank 312Amelita
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Yesterday we were fortunate enough to do the scenic flight over Antartica from Sydney. It exceeded every expectation I had and I would strongly recommend to anyone who can to do it. We just loved every minute. From the start at the airport with a...More

2  Thank AussieSusan
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

We had a grand time flying over Antarctica as we continue to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary finishing with this trip to complete our 7th continents. Great flight crew, tour operator and wonderful people in our economy section. Everyone was nice and sharing as they...More

Thank brychewilliams
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Reviewed February 22, 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
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Reviewed February 14, 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
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Reviewed February 12, 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
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Reviewed February 11, 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

6  Thank PicklesTasmania
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RenaeG76
June 4, 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
February 17, 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
August 12, 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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