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Participant Travel

This information applies to expedition scientific participants only.

Expedition 376: Brothers Arc Flux

Boarding in Auckland, New Zealand
Disembarking in Auckland, New Zealand

PDF Physical examination form; due 9 March 2018

PDF General information
PDF Port call reconnaissance


Crowne Plaza Auckland
128 Albert Street
Auckland, 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 (0) 9 302 1111

Rooms are subject to availability so you are encouraged to book as soon as you know your travel dates. Members of the Science Party must book accommodations in Auckland via the web links below. Expedition 376 participants, please note there are separate web links for May and for July. Please use the correct link for your stays. Rooms have been blocked for May 3, 2018, through May 6, 2018, and July 5, 2018, through July 7, 2018. If you need availability prior to or beyond these dates, please contact hotel group reservations at and ask for IODP Group rates. Our hotel group coordinator is Polina Karikh.

May Rate: $260 NZD

July Rate: $230 NZD

Payment Terms: All room expenses will be settled individually by guest with cash or a valid credit card. There is a transaction fee charged on credit card payments, 1.5% for Visa and MasterCard, with 3% for American Express, Diners, and JCB.

Superior King Room: 323 sq. ft. (30 square meters) at a special group rate of $260 NZD in May and $230 NZD in July. This rate will also be available prior to standard business dates and after scheduled departure, subject to availability.

Taxes/Service Charges: The above group rates are inclusive of ten percent (15%) government tax (GST).


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour fully equipped gymnasium
  • Coffee/tea maker in each room
  • 24 hour room service available
  • Refrigerator
  • In room safe

Hotel Transportation: Standard taxis will be available from/to the Auckland International Airport terminal. The hotel is 24 km from the airport. You should allow 30–45 minutes travel. Taxis are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the International terminal and Door 4 at the Domestic terminal.

Check-in/Check-out Time: Check-in is 3 p.m. and check-out is 11 a.m.

Expedition 379: Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History

Boarding in Punta Arenas, Chile
Disembarking in Punta Arenas, Chile

PDF Physical examination form; due 1 September 2018

PDF General information
PDF Port call reconnaissance