Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

Imagine yourself a true explorer on this 23 day luxury cruise that sails to the Falkland Island, South Georgia and the astounding Antarctic Peninsula.

23 Days
Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
From (GBP)
£ 18,315
Dates & Pricing

2020 Buenos Aires > Buenos Aires

Great migrations

Little islands with big tales to tell. The South Georgia Islands are teeming with wildlife and exploration history, while the intriguing Falkland Islands are utterly unique, as is the great white wonder of Antarctica. In March there are a staggering number of whales, seals, birds and penguins on display as they prepare for the annual migration north.
Travelling around the time of the summer solstice assures that you’ll encounter plenty of newborn wildlife and long daylight hours, giving you more time to explore the natural wonders. While at the end of February and into March there is a staggering amount of whales, seals, birds and penguins on display as they prepare for the annual migration north.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
D31S
Duration:
23 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Buenos Aires

23 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Buenos Aires

    Fly from the UK overnight to Buenos Aires. Regional airports available on request.

  2. Day 2 - Buenos Aires

    Welcome to Buenos Aires. You’ll be transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay.

  3. Day 3 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by your crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your beautifully appointed suite and acquaint yourself with all the facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht. Toast to the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by your captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel, admiring the dramatic views of the Andes of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - At sea

    Settle into shipboard life as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - At Sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible based on the conditions. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will carefully plan each day’s activities.

     

    Discovery: Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions and cruise on the Zodiacs or kayaks around ice formations and step onshore to view penguin rookeries.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Elephant Island

    Elephant Island is where Shackleton’s men wintered beneath their upturned boats.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - At Sea

    Cruise towards South Georgia.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - South Georgia

    Once again, due to the nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible based on the conditions.

    Discovery: On your Scenic Discovery excursions, be in awe of the majesty of nature as you step onto beaches surrounded by thousands of king penguins and encounter enormous southern elephant seals and countless fur seals. In Grytviken, a former whaling station, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the resting place of Ernest Shackleton.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions led by the Discovery team offer unique insights into the environment, wildlife and history dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - At Sea

    Cross the Scotia Sea, escorted by whales, dolphins and seabirds.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Falkland Islands

    The Falkland Islands are a unique archipelago teeming with wildlife and nature intertwined with an intriguing history and culture. Saunders Island is where you can see the gentoo, Magellanic and rockhopper penguins on white sandy beaches.

    Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and nature walks.

    Discover the picturesque capital of the Falklands, Stanley, and get to know the friendly locals who are proud of their history and heritage which you will uncover at the museum.

    Take a walking tour of the small capital or on a Battlefields tour visit the key sites of the conflict.

    Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursion at Gypsy Cove, walk the wildlife trail and see the Magellanic penguin colony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Falkland Islands

    Continue exploring the Falkland Islands.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - At sea

    Farewell your adventure in the icy lands and set sail heading north to the continent of South America.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Buenos Aires

    Your cruise ends this morning as you say your goodbyes to the crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to your hotel for your overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - Buenos Aires > UK

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  23. Day 23 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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