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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

Discover Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands on this 21 day cruise from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires. Truly an unforgettable experience.

21 Day
From (AUD)
$ 30,995
  • 2019 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:

    301S

    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 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 - At sea

      Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula. Expertly designed to traverse the important sea trade route of the Drake Passage, Scenic Eclipse crosses faster than all other vessels, with relative ease and the utmost in comfort. Let your excitement build as you 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. Your palate will be delighted as you explore the extensive range of dining options or your butler will serve you in-suite.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Antarctic Peninsula

      The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula. A land of pristine beauty, breathtaking wildlife and inestimable importance, travelling to the ‘end of the Earth’ is a long-held dream for most people. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible once you reach the Antarctic Peninsula. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will carefully plan each day’s activities based on the conditions.

      Freechoice

      Equipped with a fleet of Zodiacs and kayaks, snowshoes, helicopters and a submarine^, a discovery excursion will take you to the place of your wildest dreams. Depending on ice and weather conditions, you will partake in an average of two discovery excursions each day, escorted by your expert Discovery Team.

      Your crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways including Paradise Bay and traverse the stunning 11-kilometre-long Lemaire Channel where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage just 1,600 metres wide at its narrowest point. Sail close to blue tinged icebergs as you cruise Elephant Island or Neko Harbour or sail into the volcanic caldera of Deception Island. Visit a working base like Esperanza Station and discuss life in these harsh conditions with the staff. At Port Lockroy, a natural harbour on the Antarctic Peninsula, you can send a postcard home from this most remote and isolated post office to share a unique memory with loved ones.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoying daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoying daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoying daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Antarctic Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoying daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - 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 9 - At sea

      A day at sea to relax and enjoy the facilities on board.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - 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 11 - South Georgia

      Cruise South Georgia and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - South Georgia

      Cruise South Georgia and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - South Georgia

      Cruise South Georgia and enjoy daily activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - At Sea

      As we cruise to the Falkand Islands join entertaining presentations by the Discovery Team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - At sea

      At sea enjoy presentations by the Discovery Team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - 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 17 - Saunders
      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 18 - At sea

      Your adventure in the icy lands comes to an end as we set sail north towards South America.  There is ample time to partake in a wellness class or a last presentation by the Discovery team.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 19 - At sea

      A day at sea to enjoy the facilities on board.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 20 - At sea

      Continue sailing north.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Buenos Aires

      Farewell the crew as you disembark, taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise.

      ^ 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