The Great Austral Loop: Antarctica
An exceptional luxury polar expedition cruise to the Falkland Islands, the wildlife mecca of South Georgia and the white continent of Antarctica.
Fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina to begin your epic journey in the Paris of the South. Included in your adventure are flights from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, from there you set sail to discover the most beautiful sights of these southern lands! Navigate to the Falkland Islands, where you will explore landscapes scattered with moss and lichen, white-sand beaches and turquoise waters. In the Falkland Islands look out for black-browed albatross, snowy albatrosses, Magellanic penguins, Gentoo penguins and southern rockhopper penguins.
Next heading to South Georgia with its impressive glaciers and black-sand beaches. Here is where you will find large colonies of King Penguins and come up close to huge elephant seals. Head further south and cruise around the legendary land of Antarctica following the footsteps of the past and present explorers. The White Continent continues to exert a strong fascination today. Be awed by drifting icebergs, ice floe, glaciers and snow-capped mountains in the Antarctic Peninsula. There will be plenty of wildlife spotting; humpback whales, Gentoo penguins, Adélie penguins, chinstrap penguins, leopard seals, crabeater seals and Weddell seals. Days will be filled outings and shore visits in zodiac inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides. Onboard you will be able to relax in comfort and style on your well appointed ship.
After much fun and amazement exploring these regions, we move cruise back to Ushuaia, then fly to Buenos Aires, ending a journey you will never forget!
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With so much wildlife to be discovered, getting up close to nature is truly an amazing experience - see multiple penguins species, seals, whales and more!
Cruising in comfort onboard a luxury ship will add to your experience in Antarctica - enjoy fine dining, chic style and the naturally relaxing ambiance of a veritable private yacht.
Offering both hiking and zodiac explorations allowing you close encounters to drifting icebergs, ice floe, glaciers and snow-capped mountains