Entry Details

Registration is now open for The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2018!

The Last Desert (Antarctica) is an invitational race – you will qualify to take part by completing two of the following: Sahara Race (Namibia), Gobi March (China / Mongolia) and / or Atacama Crossing (Chile). If you have plans to qualify, you can apply for The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2018 at any time.

To register for the race, please complete an online registration by clicking on the "Registration" button below. You then need to pay the deposit in order to secure your place in the race. Review the table below for entry fee amounts.

The balance of the entry fee is due in May. Review the table below for entry fee amounts. A description of what's included in the entry fee and cancellation policy are also available below.


Race Date Entry Fee Deposit
The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2018 November 2018 US $ 12,900* US $5,000

*Due to fluctuating fuel costs, this could be subject to a fuel surcharge.

If you are looking for ways to fund your race, you may find this article interesting: RAISING FUNDS FOR A 4 DESERTS RACE


Your entry fee for The Last Desert includes the following:

  • A place on the expedition ship used to take you to Antarctica and as the "Base Camp" in between each stage of the race - accommodation in two to four bed cabins with hot water showers.
  • Meals on the ship in between stages - each stage is self-supported
  • International staff and medical support throughout race.
  • Water while on the ship and on shore for the duration of the race.
  • Awards Banquet ticket (including dinner, awards presentation and photo slideshow).
  • Finisher's medal - plus 4 Deserts medal for those joining the 4 Deserts Club and special 4 Deserts Grand Slam and 4 Deserts Champions awards.
  • Special edition 4 Deserts down jacket.

The additional costs to consider are your flights / transportation to the expedition ship, any accommodation required in Ushuaia and personal equipment.


The Last Desert deposit and entry fee is non-refundable.