Antarctica,

Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands

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Wildlife Cruise
22 Days
From £15465
GEOIP Not Available
Whale Watching

Tour Introduction

22 Days from £15465
GEOIP Not Available
per adult.

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.

Full Itinerary

Price from £15465
GEOIP Not Available
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.

Tour Accommodation

The Arctic Antarctica

National Geographic Explorer

Overview

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.

Swimming Pool
No
Air Conditioning
No
Capacity
148 passengers
Length
356 Feet
Class
Ice-class expedition ship
Cabins

81 double or twin outside cabins with windows or portholes, private facilities and climate controls

Facilities

Bistro bar; chart room; restaurant; library; lounge with full service bar and state-of-the-art presentation facilities; observations lounge; fitness centre; spa treatment rooms; sauna; doctor; undersea specialist; photo specialist and video chronicler; internet access; laundry. Expedition equipment includes zodiac landing craft; kayaks; remotely operated vehicle; hydrophone; underwater video camera; video microscope.

Route Map

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National Geographic Explorer - Antarctica: -54.977614, -68.159180

Departure Dates

This tour has no set departure date and can be tailored to suit your travel requirements. Contact us for more details.

Travel Information

Are International Flights Included?

No. Please contact us for a quote if required.

Best Visited:

January to January

Are you ATOL Registered?

Yes. This means we are legally able to book your international flights in conjunction with your ground arrangements so you can book with us with complete confidence. Read more about our ATOL license here.

If you have any questions regarding this Tour, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965