Antarctica21, the adventure travel specialist that pioneered fly-and-sail expeditions to the White Continent, turns 20 this year. To celebrate the big day and promote knowledge and understanding of Antarctica and Antarctic penguins, the company searches for penguin lovers around the globe. Through March 17, apply to be Antarctica21’s Chief Flying Penguin Officer and to win a free trip.
“Twenty years ago, we introduced an innovative way of traveling to Antarctica,” said Jaime Vasquez, president, Antarctica21. “With a two-hour flight from the tip of South America, visitors can reach the White Continent quickly and in comfort, saving the two-day ship crossing over the rough waters of the Drake Passage. To celebrate our anniversary this year, we are giving one lucky person a chance to win a trip to Antarctica and share in our passion for the continent.”
From the qualified entries, Antarctica21 will select one lucky traveler to visit free of charge to the White Continent on board the Ocean Nova expedition ship. The trip runs Dec. 7–14. The price includes round-trip flights between Punta Arenas, Chile, and Antarctica; five-night accommodations on the ship with full board; guided zodiac and shore excursions; two-night lodgings in Punta Arenas; and more.
Responsibilities of Chief Flying Penguin Officer include traveling to Punta Arenas to join the expedition, attending shipboard presentations by polar wildlife experts and exploring Antarctica by land and sea to learn firsthand about penguins and their habitat.
All participants must be 18 years of age or older to enter. To apply, download the Antarctic Penguin Study Guide to learn about penguins, fill out the entry form and correctly answer three questions about penguins. The winner will be selected between all the entries with correct answers. The winner will be announced March 17.
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