Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia & The Falklands (Islas Malvinas)
These are the ultimate in Antarctic voyages, exploring the Sub-Antarctic islands of South Georgia and the Falklands (Islas Malvinas), as well as the Antarctic Peninsula. Your journey cruises to the Falkland Islands where you will encounter a profusion of birdlife and visit the historic capital, Stanley. South Georgia, an island of unique beauty that is virtually unspoilt by man. It is renowned for its incredible scenery, the grave of Ernest Shackleton and thousands of King Penguins which you won’t see further south. Reaching the Antarctic Peninsula you will cruise through quiet bays and inlets where huge glaciers come down to the sea, visit colonies of Gentoo, Adelie and Chinstrap Penguins, and scientific stations. The emphasis is on wildlife encounters, personal contact with the environs and visiting sites of historical interest. This journey combines the best of the Sub-Antarctic with the beauty of the Antarctica.
Highlights of our Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia & Falklands programs include:
• Beautiful and remote South Georgia
• Historic Falkand Islands
• Scenery of massive glaciers, icebergs and stunning bays
• Incredible wildlife including penguins, seals, whales and birds
• Shore excursions by Zodiac
• Camp on the ice shelf
• Kayak amongst icebergs
Departures Trips exploring the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia & The Falklands have several scheduled departures in November and December 2011, and January and February 2012.