Antarctica Encompassed is the ultimate wildlife and wilderness Antarctic tour. The world’s most southerly city, Ushuaia, is where your journey will begin. After crossing the infamous Drake Passage you will catch your first sight of land when we reach the beautiful and history-rich South Shetland Islands. Sailing around this area and the Antarctic Peninsula the waters and land teem with life. Marine mammals such as seals and humpback whales can be spotted from the deck as your Antarctic cruise weaves through narrow channels and into secluded bays and inlets. The landscape, of course, is astounding. Colossal glaciers spill from magnificent mountains and icebergs dot the water.
Next stop of your Antarctica cruise is South Georgia - an unparalleled wildlife haven. Upwards of 100 million seabirds are said to inhabit the area including albatross and many species of penguin. Thousands upon thousands of elephant and fur seals cluster on beaches and ice floes, and a visit to the final resting place of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton is also possible. Your Antarctic trip then heads to the charming, windswept archipelago of the Falkland Islands. Marine, land and bird life here are as abundant as on the rest of the cruise, and trips can be made ashore to experience these locals up close. Throughout your Antarctica cruise, our expert crew will guide you in every aspect of Antarctic life.
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Explore Antarctica Peninsular and witness huge icebergs from the boat
Discover South Georgia, be speechless as it is the home to huge colonies of King Penguins
Explore the remote Falkland Island as it is a true nature and wildlife paradise