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Antarctica: The Coolest Place to be this Valentine’s Day

December 14, 2015 Travel Deals No Comments Email Email

Give your traditional Valentine’s Day plans the cold shoulder in 2016 and take your date – be it your partner, parent, brother, sister or best friend – on the day trip of a lifetime to Antarctica.


According to Antarctica Flights, a journey aboard its specially chartered Qantas 747 is guaranteed to melt the hearts of Valentine’s lovers and loathers alike.

Departing from Melbourne on the 14 February 2016, this unique all-inclusive trip gives guests the opportunity to take in the vast expanse and breathtaking beauty of this frozen wilderness in just one day.

Only accessible from Australia, this special day flight over the pristine white landscape of the Earth’s southernmost continent takes in the icebergs, coastal cliffs, glaciers and spectacular mountain ranges for which Antarctica is renowned.

Quality celebratory drinks plus dinner add to the once-in-a-lifetime excitement, while expert Antarctic expeditioners are also on board to talk about the polar environment and life on the ground.

For 21 years, Antarctica Flights has taken more than 45,000 travellers on over 125 flights across the Antarctic.

The 14 February 2016 Antarctica Flights departure takes approximately four hours to reach the South Magnetic Pole. There are up to 19 different flight paths available so often no two flights are the same. Glaciers and icefields are a certainty, and with the route selected to match the conditions on the day guests are assured the best sightseeing.

Possibilities include the French research base at Dumont d’Urville, Cape Hudson, Cape Washington, and if the weather permits, the astounding Trans Antarctica Range.

Prices begin at $1,199 for Economy Class Centre and range to $7,999 for Ice Class.

For further information see www.antarcticaflights.com.au or FreeCall Antarctica Flights on 1800 633 449.

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