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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

A sailing saga for the ages to Antarctica via the world famous sub-Antarctic wildlife meccas of the Southern Ocean.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 18,959
Up to 40% savings
20 Days
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 18,959
Up to 40% savings


  • Wander the quaint British town of Stanley in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas).
  • Follow in the wake of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s perilous voyages to South Georgia and see its incredible wildlife.
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula by ship, Zodiac, and foot and Immerse yourself in this icy realm with an optional kayaking excursion.

This epic Falklands (Malvinas), South Georgia and Antarctica itinerary is an enthralling expedition to the Southern Ocean’s most sought-after wildlife havens, venturing to the rarely visited Falkland Islands and South Georgia before reaching the 7th Continent’s famous peninsula. Escorted by your experienced polar staff who will be sure to enrich your understanding of the local flora and fauna with ever step, you’ll discover the fascinating exploration history and wild secrets of sub-Antarctic islands that lie between the tip of South America and Antarctica en route to the pinnacle of your expedition, the pristine Antarctic Peninsula.

Stroll the quaint English village of Stanley in the Falklands, wander the islands’ sandy dunes, and birdwatch at rugged seabird cliffs. In South Georgia, discover beaches with one of the highest densities of animal life on earth where king penguins breed, and learn about the rich historical legacy of the places you visit. Both islands are known as meccas for wildlife with epic displays of animals congregating by the thousands. Then, explore the stunning Antarctic Peninsula and enter a world of ice, snow and natural wonders where you can pursue your personal passions with a choice of rewarding activities and on board educational lectures.


Ocean Explorer

A modern, elegant, Scandi-style expedition vessel purpose-built for sustainable polar exploration.

Standard Activities

Historic Hut Visits
Historic Hut Visits
water aerobics
Polar Plunge
Zodiac Cruises
Zodiac Cruises

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina

Your gateway for this expedition is Ushuaia, Argentina. Nestled within the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, Ushuaia has a small-town feel yet boasts many shops, museums, cafés and restaurants that you can enjoy before your voyage. If you’re feeling adventurous, the nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park and Martial Glacier offer plenty of outdoor activities, such as hiking.

Embarkation Point
Day 2

Embarkation day

Day 3

At Sea

Days 4-5

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Days 6-7

At sea

Days 8-11

South Georgia

Days 12-13

At Sea

Days 14-17

South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

Days 18-19

Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 20

Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Route Map

There are 9 main destinations visited

Departure Dates

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November 4 - Nov 23, 2024
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 20,396 - $ 36,796
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November 13 - Dec 2, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 18,959 - $ 28,480
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December 19 - Jan 7, 2026
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 24,221 - $ 40,796
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Extra Activities

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Sea Kayaking

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Paddling Excursion

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Stand Up Paddle boarding

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What's Included

  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Team, including shore landings and other activities
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising as per the daily program
  • All shore landings as per the daily program
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board throughout your voyage (Please inform us of any dietary requirements as far in advance as possible. Unfortunately, the ships’ galleys cannot prepare kosher meals.)
  • Select beer and wine during dinner; and coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for landings and Zodiac cruising excursions
  • A parka to keep
  • Hair dryer and bathrobes in every cabin
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency Evacuation insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of USD $500,000 per person
  • Group arrival transfer in Ushuaia from airport to pre expedition hotel on Day 1
  • One night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Ushuaia with breakfast (Note: The number of guests per room is the same as cabin occupancy on the ship. Due to limited availability, travelers who reserve a suite on board are accommodated in standard rooms at the hotel. Triple rooms may not be available.)
  • Group transfer from hotel to ship on embarkation day
  • Group departure transfer upon disembarkation in Ushuaia from ship to local airport or to luggage storage facility

What's Excluded

  • International airfare
  • Passport and applicable visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned
  • Meals unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international and domestic flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac landing and cruising excursions, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, spa services and other personal charges, unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges (connectivity may vary by location)
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for expedition staff and shipboard crew
  • Additional overnight accommodation
  • Arrival and departure transfers, except where explicitly stated
  • Adventure Options not listed in Included Activities