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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

Over 19 days, discover the extraordinary landscapes of Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands. Look out for humpback whales and spot king penguins.

19 Day
From (AUD)
$ 31,235
  • 2019/2020 Buenos Aires > Buenos Aires

    Extraordinary landscapes

    Summer comes to Antarctica and South Georgia like a revelation. Arrive as the breeding cycle reaches its peak. Chicks become juveniles, parents shuttle fish ashore and seal pups thrill with mock charges.

    Long days of discovery are filled with humpback and minke whale sightings, visiting the king penguin colonies on South Georgia, seeing leopard and elephant seals and visiting historic sites and scientific stations.

    Tour Code:

    201S

    Duration:

    19 Days

    Departure City:

    Buenos Aires

    Return City:

    Buenos Aires

  • 19 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Buenos Aires, Argentina > Ushuaia

      Fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, where you’ll board Scenic Eclipse. Within the Tierro del Fuego archipelago, adventurers flock to Ushuaia for its excellent hiking, sailing and kayaking.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - At sea

      Make yourself at home on board Scenic Eclipse, where luxury is almost limitless.  As we sail south, wildlife spotting opportunities abound; our Discovery Team will be out on deck looking albatross, prions, petrels that follow the ship and they will begin their lectures on history and geology of the Falkland Islands and the Southern Ocean.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Falkland Islands

      Remote and sparsely populated, Falkland Islands is a wildlife lovers paradise.  You will visit a number of the outer islands, where large colonies of penguins and albatross thrive and take discovery excursions by Zodiac and kayak.  Fur seals and elephant seals scatter sandy beaches; while the surrounding waters are home to whales and dolphins.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Falkland Islands

      Today visit the very British capital, Stanley and its small but thriving community.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - At sea

      Sailing towards South Georgia gives us time to slow to the rhythm of the sea. There will be plenty of time to simply relax and be entranced by the many seabirds we’ll encounter on our way. You may decide to join the avid whale watchers hoping to get a glimpse of leviathan, or simply contemplate the vastness of the sea.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - South Georgia

      South Georgia is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The island is a tiny speck in the vastness of the South Atlantic Ocean, one of the most remote parts of our planet. A 3,000-metre mountain range forms the spine of this long, narrow island. Between the mountains, shattered glaciers carve their way through tussock grass to the deeply indented coastline. Despite being such a small outpost in the vastness of the south Atlantic, the sea around South Georgia is one of the most productive areas on Earth. The abundant marine life supports millions of seals, whales, penguins and other seabirds.

      Elephant Island. They had sailed in the James Caird for 16 days under horrendous conditions and finally found safety in the tiny entrance of Cave Cove. This epic story of survival began with the sinking of his ship, the Endurance, in the Weddell Sea, six months earlier. As we explore South Georgia, we will have the opportunity to reflect on Shackleton’s epic journey.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - South Georgia

      Take discovery excursions led by the Discovery team offer unique insights into the environment, wildlife and history dependent on ice and weather conditions.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - South Georgia

      Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - South Georgia

      Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - South Georgia

      Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - At sea

      Time spent at sea is yours to do with as you please. Our world-class amenities are certain to keep you busy, from our on board theatre and Spa Sanctuary, to wonderful dining experiences and once-in-a-lifetime sightseeing opportunities. Spot icebergs and marine life from the comfort of your private verandah.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Antarctica

      The Antarctic Peninsula contains some of the world’s most impressive scenery and wildlife. A network of channels surrounded by towering mountain peaks covered in snow and enormous glaciers abound.  Waters rich with krill are home to whales, penguins and seals – alive, rich and thriving with activity – there is no place on the planet like Antarctica.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Antarctica Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Antarctica Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Antarctica Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Antarctica Peninsula

      Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 17 - At sea

      As we head north to Ushuaia, we have time to reflect on our experience of a lifetime, knowledge garnered from our Discovery team and the unsurpassed luxury of Scenic Eclipse.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 18 - At sea

      A day at sea.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 19 - Ushuaia, Argentina > Buenos Aires

      It’s time to say farewell to your new found friends and the crew before your flight back to Buenos Aires.

      Meals included: Breakfast