Peninsula, Falklands and South Georgia

Peninsula, Falklands and South Georgia

Visiting: Antarctica


Duration: 0 Nights

Tour Operator: Discover the World


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Tour Overview

This incredible adventure cruise retraces Shackleton's infamous voyage, visiting Elephant Island before continuing south to the awe-inspiring icescapes of the Antarctic Peninsula. Days are filled with opportunities to see humpback and minke whales, penguins and leopard seals, along with a host of historic sites and scientific stations.

Highlights

  • Visit the world’s largest king penguin rookeriesLearn about the old whaling stations and research facilitiesSee beaches filled with basking elephant and fur sealsCruise past breathtaking icebergs and sweeping glaciersSpot adelie, gentoo and chinstrap penguinsChoose from a range of adventure options
  • Visit the world’s largest king penguin rookeries
  • Learn about the old whaling stations and research facilities
  • See beaches filled with basking elephant and fur seals
  • Cruise past breathtaking icebergs and sweeping glaciers
  • Spot adelie, gentoo and chinstrap penguins
  • Choose from a range of adventure options

Places You'll See

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Day 1

Day 1: Ushuaia, Argentina. With a population of more than 63,000, Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world. Surrounded by the sea to the south and the mountains to the north, Ushuaia is a spectacular departure point for your Antarctic cruise. Overnight at a hotel in Ushuaia.



Day 2

Day 2: embarkation day. After embarkation in the late afternoon, you will cruise down the historic Beagle Channel towards open sea.



Day 3

Days 3-6: at sea. There are many activities to keep you engaged while you are at sea. You could learn to identify the seabirds that glide alongside the ship, or attend the illustrated presentations by the Expedition Team. They will prepare you for the shore landings and Zodiac cruising to come.



Day 4

Days 7-8: South Georgia. A series of landings are planned around South Georgia, taking in king penguin rookeries, noisy elephant seals, abandoned whaling stations and the grave of Sir Ernest Shackleton.



Day 5

Days 9-10: at sea. Your journey continues with the voyage south towards the Antarctic Peninsula.



Day 6

Days 11-13: the Antarctic Peninsula. On arrival at the Antarctic Peninsula you will encounter towering, glacier-capped mountains rising from a brilliant blue sea, dotted with ice floes and penguin colonies. Listen for calving glaciers, visit historic sites and research stations and set foot on the Great White Continent.



Day 7

Days 14-15: Drake Passage - Ushuaia. The Drake Passage crossing is a fitting end to your voyage - there may be a chance to see a variety of seabirds on this final stretch of your journey.



Day 8

Day 16: disembark in Ushuaia. Disembark in the ship, where your polar expedition ends.



What's Included

  • Shipboard accommodationAll breakfasts, lunches & dinners on boardTea & coffee available around the clockAll Zodiac transfers, cruising & shore landingsPresentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakersExpedition jacket – yours to keepLoan of rubber boots during voyageAll miscellaneous service taxes and port charges24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holidayNo surcharge guaranteeFull financial protection
  • Shipboard accommodation
  • All breakfasts, lunches & dinners on board
  • Tea & coffee available around the clock
  • All Zodiac transfers, cruising & shore landings
  • Presentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakers
  • Expedition jacket – yours to keep
  • Loan of rubber boots during voyage
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection

Your Peace of Mind Options

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    Discover the World requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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Dates & Availability

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Friday Nov 12, 2021

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15

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Wednesday Dec 08, 2021

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15

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Monday Dec 13, 2021

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15

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Wednesday Dec 22, 2021

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19

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99

Wednesday Dec 29, 2021

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15

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99

Saturday Feb 12, 2022

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15

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99

Friday, Nov 12, 2021

15Nights

99Available

Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021

15Nights

99Available

Monday, Dec 13, 2021

15Nights

99Available

Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021

19Nights

99Available

Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021

15Nights

99Available

Saturday, Feb 12, 2022

15Nights

99Available