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South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari (18D)

An extraordinary extended penguin safari with extra days to extensively explore South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 14,576
Up to 33% savings
Length
18 Days
Embark
Ushuaia
Disembark
Ushuaia
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 14,576
Up to 33% savings

Highlights

  • Behold the wildlife spectacle of South Georgia’s incredible beaches, home to 30 breeding bird species, elephant seals, and four penguin species.
  • Follow in the wake of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s perilous voyages to South Georgia and relive the heroic age of exploration.
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula in depth by ship, Zodiac, and on foot.

Embark on an epic wildlife expedition on this extended Penguin Safari to South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. This unique itinerary offers the rare opportunity to extensively explore the wonders of remote South Georgia Island and set foot on the legendary seventh continent’s pristine peninsula with longer time in each location. As you set sail, be mesmerized by the graceful flight of majestic albatross and exquisite pintado petrels, seemingly guiding the ship towards the captivating South Georgia. Immerse yourself in the island’s rich history, paying homage to the renowned explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton, and encounter bustling beaches teeming with king penguins and majestic elephant seals.

Awaiting you further south is the awe-inspiring Antarctic Peninsula, with its towering peaks and vast icescapes. Venture deeper into its frigid waters aboard a Zodiac, navigating through ice-filled channels, or embark on a thrilling sea kayak adventure. Experience the raw beauty of the Antarctica as you embark on exhilarating hikes across sparkling glaciers. Cherish intimate encounters with curious gentoo, chinstrap, and Adélie penguins, capturing heartwarming moments that will forever stay with you. From the mesmerizing landscapes and enchanting tales of heroic exploration, to its captivating wildlife, Antarctica never ceases to astonish, surprise, and delight at every turn.

Ships

World Explorer

A 5-star luxury expedition ship purpose-built for exploring the Polar regions in comfort and style.

Ocean Adventurer

A charmingly intimate yet spacious polar expedition vessel much loved by guests and crew alike.

Ocean Explorer

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

Standard Activities

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Lectures
blindness
Hiking
water aerobics
Polar Plunge
Penguin Watching
Penguin Watching
Zodiac Cruises
Zodiac Cruises

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina

You will begin your journey in Ushuaia, a small but bustling port at the tip of South America. It’s the ideal gateway for you to explore the southern extent of Patagonia while preparing for your adventure ahead. Get active in the mountains or enjoy handcrafted chocolate at a café in town.

Ushuaia
Embarkation Point
Day 2

Embark

Days 3-6

At Sea

Days 7-9

South Georgia

Days 10-11

At Sea

Days 12-15

Antartic Peninsula

Days 16-17

Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 18

Disembark in Ushuaia

Route Map

There are 6 main destinations visited
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Departure Dates

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January 6 - Jan 23, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 18,476 - $ 32,546
Up to 31% savings
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February 16 - Mar 5, 2025
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 14,576 - $ 30,169
Up to 33% savings
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Extra 5% Off When Pay In Full
January 24 - Feb 10, 2026
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 17,074 - $ 28,076
Up to 33% savings
Extra 5% Off When Pay In Full
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