Antarctic-Falklands-South Georgia Expedition

Northen light under mountains. Beautiful natural landscape in the Norway
IDEAL LENGTH 18 nights
Price From $8,000 pp
When to Go Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
Antarctic-Falklands-South Georgia Expedition

"The isles of the South Atlantic are nothing short of spectacular and an animal-lover’s paradise. Here you can follow in the footsteps of explorers to discover one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of rugged landscapes and amazing wildlife including huge colonies of king penguins and fur seals. No nature programme can prepare you – set sail and see it for yourself!"

Day 3-4

Day 1
South Atlantic Ocean

From Golfo Nuevo you’ll sail through the South Atlantic Ocean toward the Falkland Islands, looking for dolphins and whales along the way.

When you’re not soaking up the scenery you can pass the time with presentations and workshops laid on by the expert staff, as well as a range of onboard recreational facilities.

Day 5

Day 2
Falkland Islands

Today you’ll reach the Falkland Islands, otherwise known as a birders’ paradise. You’ll visit some of the isolated outer islands where large colonies of penguins and albatross are easily accessible. Fur seals and elephant seals can also be found on the sandy beaches, while the waters around the archipelago are home to various whale and dolphin species.

Day 6-7

Day 3
Southern Ocean

From the Falkland Islands you’ll head east toward South Georgia, passing the remote, seabird-covered pinnacles known as Shag Rocks. You’ll also cross the Antarctic Convergence, the biological boundary of the Southern Ocean.

Day 1

Day 4
Arrival Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Upon arrival you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

For the rest of the day you’ll be free to explore the city, and take advantage of the sandy beaches and restaurant-lined promenade with views of the wild Península Valdés.

Day 8-13

Day 5
South Georgia

South Georgia is a scenic wilderness and perfect for subantarctic wildlife viewing. The islands are said to host upwards of 100 million seabirds, including albatross, king penguins, prions, petrels and terns. On the beaches elephant seals and three million fur seals jostle for space among penguins. The waters surrounding South Georgia are also inhabited by whales.

Your days in South Georgia will be filled with excursions, sumptuous meals, presentations by our experts, and enough incredible scenery and wildlife to provide memories for a lifetime.

Day 2

Day 6
Embark to Puerto Madryn

In the afternoon you’ll be escorted to the pier and welcomed aboard your luxury expedition shipYou’ll have some time to go through safety instructions and get comfortable in your new home for the adventure to come.

You’ll set sail and by evening you’ll have your first chance to spot whales as we pass through Golfo Nuevo.

Day 14-15

Day 7
Southern Ocean

You’ll sail from South Georgia back toward the Falkland Islands, spotting pelagic seabirds from the panoramic open decks as we go.

Day 3-4

Day 8
South Atlantic Ocean

From Golfo Nuevo you’ll sail through the South Atlantic Ocean toward the Falkland Islands, looking for dolphins and whales along the way.

When you’re not soaking up the scenery you can pass the time with presentations and workshops laid on by the expert staff, as well as a range of onboard recreational facilities.

Day 16-17

Day 9
Falkland Islands

Today you’ll stop at Stanley, the charmingly British capital of the Falkland Islands, with attractions including the waterfront promenade, Falkland Islands Museum, the governor’s house, a cathedral, a war memorial, gift shops, pubs, and views of shipwrecks in the harbour.

Day 5

Day 10
Falkland Islands

Today you’ll reach the Falkland Islands, otherwise known as a birders’ paradise. You’ll visit some of the isolated outer islands where large colonies of penguins and albatross are easily accessible. Fur seals and elephant seals can also be found on the sandy beaches, while the waters around the archipelago are home to various whale and dolphin species.

Day 18

Day 11
Beagle Channel

You’ll sail southwest toward the tip of South America and the Beagle Channel. This is the time for the End of Voyage ceremonies including slideshow and farewell dinner.

Day 6-7

Day 12
Southern Ocean

From the Falkland Islands you’ll head east toward South Georgia, passing the remote, seabird-covered pinnacles known as Shag Rocks. You’ll also cross the Antarctic Convergence, the biological boundary of the Southern Ocean.

Day 19

Day 13
Disembark in Ushuaia, Argentina

After breakfast you’ll say farewell in the city of Ushuaia and transfer you to the airport for your return flight.

Day 8-13

Day 14
South Georgia

South Georgia is a scenic wilderness and perfect for subantarctic wildlife viewing. The islands are said to host upwards of 100 million seabirds, including albatross, king penguins, prions, petrels and terns. On the beaches elephant seals and three million fur seals jostle for space among penguins. The waters surrounding South Georgia are also inhabited by whales.

Your days in South Georgia will be filled with excursions, sumptuous meals, presentations by our experts, and enough incredible scenery and wildlife to provide memories for a lifetime.

Day 14-15

Day 15
Southern Ocean

You’ll sail from South Georgia back toward the Falkland Islands, spotting pelagic seabirds from the panoramic open decks as we go.

Day 16-17

Day 16
Falkland Islands

Today you’ll stop at Stanley, the charmingly British capital of the Falkland Islands, with attractions including the waterfront promenade, Falkland Islands Museum, the governor’s house, a cathedral, a war memorial, gift shops, pubs, and views of shipwrecks in the harbour.

Day 18

Day 17
Beagle Channel

You’ll sail southwest toward the tip of South America and the Beagle Channel. This is the time for the End of Voyage ceremonies including slideshow and farewell dinner.

Day 19

Day 18
Disembark in Ushuaia, Argentina

After breakfast you’ll say farewell in the city of Ushuaia and transfer you to the airport for your return flight.

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itinerary highlights
  • Exploring the isolated outer islands of the Falklands for penguins and albatross
  • Whale-spotting in the waters surrounding South Georgia
  • Ambling along the waterfront promenade at Stanley and visiting the museum, cathedral and harbour
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