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South Georgia & The Falkland Islands

Starting at:
Per Person
$ 8,995
Up to 11% savings
Length
17 Days
Embark
Punta Arenas
Disembark
Punta Arenas
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 8,995
Up to 11% savings

Highlights

  • A wilderness experience in the Southern Ocean
  • The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • In-depth visit to South Georgia

Combine the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) and South Georgia with this 17-day expedition starting from Punta Arenas, Chile. In the Falklands and enjoy watching rockhopper and gentoo penguins in their native habitat. From your zodiac spot Black-browed albatrosses and petrels high above. Hike into the local settlements and meet the people who have made this island home for generations.

From there, set sail for South Georgia and its mountains, which are permanently covered in thick layers of ice and snow. On this island, wildlife is king. Visit one of the world’s largest king penguin colonies and watch elephant seals relaxing on the shores. As we sail from bay to bay, watch out for whales and beautiful seabirds flying overhead.

Standard Activities

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Hiking
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Lectures
Zodiac Cruises
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Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Punta Arenas, Embarkation

From 9:00 hrs., make your way to Explorers House in Punta Arenas and enjoy the facilities. At 16:00 hrs., a group transfer will take you to the port for embarkation. As we sail along the Strait of Magellan, our Expedition Team will introduce the history of this fabled sea route.

Punta Arenas
Embarkation Point
Day 2

At Sea

Day 3

Saunders Island, Carcass Island

Day 4

Port Stanley

Days 5-6

At Sea

Day 7

Elsehul Bay

Day 8

Grytviken, Fortuna Bay

Day 9

Gold Harbour, Cooper Bay

Day 10

St. Andrews Bay, Ocean Harbour

Day 11

Prion Island, Salisbury Plain

Days 12-14

At Sea

Day 15

Bleaker Island

Day 16

At Sea

Day 17

Punta Arenas

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September 23 - Oct 9, 2024
Punta Arenas, Chile
$ 8,995 - $ 24,990
Up to 11% savings
$1,000 OFF 2024-25 Sea Voyages
October 9 - Oct 25, 2024
Punta Arenas, Chile
$ 8,995 - $ 24,990
Up to 11% savings
$1,000 OFF 2024-25 Sea Voyages

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For our 2024-25 Antarctic & Sub-Antarctic Sea Voyage season, this early booking promotion offers savings of $1,000 USD per person on selected departures.

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What's Included

  • Daily buffet breakfast and lunch on board the ship offering a wide choice of dishes.
  • Dinner served daily on board the ship offering a choice between one of three main courses.
  • Wine, beer, juice, and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board.
  • Coffee, tea, chocolate, cappuccino, water, and snacks on board the ship throughout the expedition.
  • All guided shore excursions.
  • Lectures and entertainment on board.
  • Comprehensive pre- and post-voyage information material.
  • Loan of waterproof boots for landing in Antarctica.
  • IAATO passenger fee.

What's Excluded

  • Accommodation, meals, excursions, and transfers other than those included in the itinerary. Specifically, dinner in Punta Arenas upon return from Antarctica is not included.
  • Beverages purchased at the ship’s bar.
  • Internet connection on board the ship.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Extra expenses (communication, laundry, souvenirs, etc.).
  • Gratuities.
  • Visas for Chile, passport expenses, and any arrival and/or departure tax, if applicable.