Antarctica, South Georgia and Falklands Explorer
This is an epic voyage of discovery aboard the Ocean Endeavour. Follow in the footsteps of Shackleton to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands. Cruise from Ushuaia, through the Beagle Channel and into one of the most famous stretches of water, the Drake Passage. Setting course for the Antarctic Peninsula we will sail past amazing views of completely white mountains, huge floating icebergs and the chance to see breaching whales. Your Antarctica cruise ship will land at the South Shetlands and the Antarctica Peninsula. Take zodiac expeditions to explore mountains, glaciers, imposing icebergs, ice-strewn waters and abundance of wildlife.
Shakelton's infamous voyage becomes reality on this Antarctica cruise as we visit Elephant Island en route to South Georgia. South Georgia is the final resting place of the eminent explorer, Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, following the destruction of The Endurance that was crushed by pack ice in the Weddell Sea.
As we reach South Georgia, sometimes referred to the Galapagos of the south, you will be stunned by a massive concentration of wildlife including the worlds largest king penguin colony. The wildlife does not stop there as we continue the cruise to the Falkland islands to explore many of the islands and wildlife in the archipelago.
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The best opportunities to view huge numbers of Antarctic wildlife on many different islands, remote coves and incredible hikes.
Explore the history of Ernest Shackleton and his crew. Learn about their expedition and one of the greatest survival stories of all times.
Plenty of walks and zodiac rides into the vast frozen wilderness that is hauntingly beautiful, with magical vistas and untamed wildlife.