South Georgia Explorer
Few places compare to South Georgia in terms of exotic wildlife and jaw-dropping scenery. This 15 day expedition cruise will allow you plenty of time to explore South Georgia in depth.
South Georgia is home to some of the largest king penguin and elephant seal breeding grounds on Earth, as well as day after day of breathtaking landscapes. You will have days to explore the coastlines and make shore landings by zodiac. Visits may include; Salisbury Plain, St. Andrews Bay, Gold Harbour, which are three of the largest breeding beaches for southern elephant seals in the world and home to three of the largest king penguin colonies in South Georgia. Also, Prion Island, home of the great wandering albatrosses, Grytviken, an abandoned whaling station, where king penguins now walk the streets, Fortuna Bay, to perhaps follow the final leg of Shackleton’s route to the abandoned whaling village of Stromness. Other visits could include: King Haakon Bay, Leith Harbour, Stromness, Husvik, Cobblers Cove, Godthul, Copper Bay, or Royal Bay (Moltke Harbour, Will Point & Brisbane Point).
This voyage is perfect for those who have already been to Antarctica, but missed South Georgia, or simply for lovers of wildlife and remote destinations!
Want more South Georgia? There is a 18 day South Georgia Grand Tour 27 Oct - 13 November 2024, please ask us for more info!
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Delve into the fascinating history of South Georgia -abandoned whaling stations, perhaps South Georgia Museum as well as Shackleton’s grave.
Wildlife galore: see some of the biggest breeding spots for king penguins and elephant seals on Earth
"Perfect for those that have been to Antarctica and regretted not including South Georgia, or simply if you want to be able to explore this remote region in depth!" Tara, Team Viva