Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands

22 Days from £15465 per adult.
22 Days
Wildlife Cruise
Whale Watching

The National Geographic Explorer is a state-of-the-art expedition ship. She is a fully stabilised, ice class vessel, enabling her to navigate polar passages while providing exceptional comfort. During this expedition cruise explore the Antarctic Peninsula by zodiac and kayak, visit South Orkney Island and the Falkland Islands, and walk wild beaches with thousands of king penguins on South Georgia Island.

Itinerary

Price from £15465 per adult. Based on sharing double / twin rooms

Day 1 - Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires. Afternoon city tour.

Staying at 5* hotel. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 2 - Beagle Channel

Charter flight to Ushuaia. Catamaran cruise on the Beagle Channel. Board the National Geographic Explorer and setting sail for Antarctica.

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 3 - Drake Passage

Cross the legendary Drake Passage.

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 4 - Antarctic Peninsula

Make the most of nearly 24 hours of sunlight by spending the next five days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and the surrounding islands. The schedule is flexible allowing time for the unexpected! Sail through the incomparable Lemaire Channel and land on the 'White Continent'.

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 10 - At sea

At sea for 2 days

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 12 - South Georgia

Explore South Georgia, renowned for its beauty, vast colonies of king penguins, and the final resting place of Ernest Shackleton. At St Andrew's Bay over 300,000 king penguins can be found!

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 17 - At sea

At sea for 2 days. There is a time for a massage, a work out in the gym or catch up on some reading.

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 19 - Falkland Islands

Explore the largest albatross colony in the world, as well as Magellanic penguins in their burrows amid tussock grass, and herds of elephant seals. Visit Port Stanley, capital of the Falkland Islands.

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 21 - At sea

At sea for 1 day on your way to Ushuaia.

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 22 - Ushuaia

Disembark in Ushuaia. Charter flight to Buenos Aires for onward connections.

Includes Breakfast and Lunch.

Travel Info

Are Flights Included?
No

Area Specialist

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