Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Islands
Challenge. Isolation. Unlimited wonder. It’s not difficult to understand what drew the great explorers to Antarctica. Get an up close and personal appreciation for the challenge of taming the bottom of the world on this 22-day Antarctica cruise to the land that captivated Shackleton and countless others since.
On this Antarctica tour you’ll explore the Falkland Islands and it's vast biodiversity, rugged landscape and charismatic locals. On South Georgia Island you will encounter deserted whaling stations and pay your respects at Shackleton’s grave. On days spent at sea aboard the comfortable M/S Expedition, our lecture program will inform you of all the wonders of the Antarctic circle and humpback whale sightings are common from on deck. Elsewhere on the Antarctic Peninsula, you’ll encounter king, chinstrap and gentoo penguins as well as get close to whales and playful seals from a Zodiac boat while manoeuvring through towering icebergs and massive glaciers. Prepare to be amazed on this Antarctica cruise.
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Discover Stanley, the small capital of the Falklands, which is a hub and the main shopping centre of the islands.
See stately king penguin colonies on a single beach
While cruising the Drake Passage spot whales and birds