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Antarctica, South Georgia and Falkland Islands

Imagine yourself a true explorer on this 21 day luxury cruise that sails to the Falkland Island, South Georgia and the astounding Antarctic Peninsula.

21 Day
From (AUD)
$ 33,995
  • 2018 Buenos Aires > Buenos Aires

    Extraordinary landscapes

    Little islands with big tales to tell. The South Georgia Islands are teeming with wildlife and exploration history, while the intriguing Falkland Islands are unique, as is the great white wonder of Antarctica.

    Travelling around the time of the summer solstice assures that you’ll encounter plenty of newborn wildlife and long daylight hours, giving you more time to explore the natural wonders. While at the end of February and into March there is a staggering amount of whales, seals, birds and penguins on display as they prepare for the annual migration north.

    Tour Code:

    201S

    Duration:

    21 Days

    Departure City:

    Buenos Aires

    Return City:

    Buenos Aires

  • 21 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia

      Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your handsomely appointed suite and acquaint yourself with all the sumptuous facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht. Toast the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel and admire the dramatic views of the Andean mountains of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah.

      Please arrive by 5am (pre tour accommodation in Buenos Aires recommended)

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Falkland Islands

      The Falkland Islands are a unique combination of wildlife, nature, intriguing history and culture.

      Freechoice

      Saunders Island is where you can see the graceful King penguin on white sandy beaches on a discovery excursion.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Falkland Islands

      Another day to experience the Falkland Islands.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Stanley

      Discover Stanley, the capital of the Falklands and visit the museum.

      Freechoice

      Take a walking tour of the small capital, or on a Battlefields tour visit the key sites of the conflict. Alternatively, at Gypsy Cove walk the wildlife trail or play a round of golf. You may also choose to explore by e-bike.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - At sea

      Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise to South Georgia. Partake in an entertaining presentation by one of the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - South Georgia

      South Georgia is one of the most unique environments on Earth. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible once you reach the heart of the archipelago. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will carefully plan each day’s activities based on the conditions.

      Freechoice

      Get out each day on the broadest range of discovery excursions available. Equipped with a fleet of Zodiacs and kayaks, snowshoes and a submarine^, a discovery excursion will take you to the place of your wildest dreams.

      At Salisbury Plain step onto the beach surrounded by as many as 500,000 majestic King penguins and encounter enormous elephant seals and countless fur seals, while at Gold Harbour meet charming Gentoos. In Grytviken, a former whaling station, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the resting place of Ernest Shackleton.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - South Georgia

      Cruise South Georgia and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - South Georgia

      Cruise South Georgia and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - South Georgia

      Cruise South Georgia and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - South Georgia

      Cruise South Georgia and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - South Georgia

      Cruise South Georgia and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - At sea

      As we cruise to the ‘great white south’ of Antarctica join entertaining presentations by the Discovery Team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - At sea

      A day at sea to enjoy the facilities on board.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Antarctic Peninsula:

      The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula. Once again due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible, based on conditions. Your expert Captain and crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways and sail close to blue tinged icebergs.

      Freechoice

      You will partake in an average of two discovery excursions each day, depending on weather and ice conditions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and bellowing sea lions. Kayak around icebergs or hear the ice cracking as you snowshoe across pristine icescapes.

      The Antarctic Peninsula is home to multiple species of whales and you are likely to see Minke, Killer (Orca) and Humpback up close. The greatest discoveries can also be made on a helicopter or submarine excursion^. At Port Lockroy send a postcard from the most remote post office.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoying daily activities and lectures by the Discovery Team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoying daily activities and lectures by the Discovery Team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoying daily activities and lectures by the Discovery Team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoying daily activities and lectures by the Discovery Team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 19 - At sea

      Your adventure in the icy lands comes to an end as we set sail north towards South America.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 20 - At sea

      Continue sailing north.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Ushuaia > Buenos Aires

      Farewell the crew and to fly back to Buenos Aires, taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise.

      Please depart after 8pm (post tour accommodation in Buenos Aires recommended)

      ^ At additional expense

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-Inclusive highlights
    • 200-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht
    • 100% spacious verandah suites
    • Specialist Polar Discovery Team on board
    • Widest range of discovery excursions in the Polar regions
    • Active discovery experiences – kayaking and snowshoeing*
    • Average of two discovery excursions per day*
    • Complimentary expedition kit including parka and beanie plus on board polar boots
    • And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore