Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 22 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 134
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-5310
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Ends Ushuaia, Argentina
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Meet hardy locals and see unique wildlife in the Falkland Islands.
  • Explore abandoned whaling stations and visit Shackleton’s grave.
  • Walk quietly amongst king penguins and watch them surf onto the beach.
  • Learn about the environment and ecology from industry experts.
  • Spot whales and seals while cruising through icebergs on Zodiacs
The trip "Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica" starts from Montevideo and ends in Ushuaia. This is a photography trip that takes 22 days. You will travel through Ushuaia, Montevideo, South Shetland Islands and 4 other destinations visiting the Falkland Islands, Uruguay and 3 more countries. This is a self-guided group tour. The trip includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Challenge. Desolation. Unlimited wonder. It’s not difficult to grasp what attracted the great explorers to Antarctica. Get a personal appreciation for the struggle to tame the bottom of the world on this 22-day adventure to the land that entranced Ernest Shackleton and countless others since. Down here, you’ll explore the Falkland Islands, encounter abandoned whaling stations on South Georgia Island, and pay your respects at Shackleton’s grave. Elsewhere, you’ll catch up with penguins (king, chinstrap, gentoo, and Adélie varieties), learn all about them through daily lectures, get close to whales and cavorting seals from a Zodiac boat, and keep an eye peeled for towering icebergs and massive glaciers. Prepare to be astonished.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Montevideo
  • Day 2: Montevideo/South Atlantic Ocean
  • Day 3 - 5: South Atlantic Ocean/Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Day 6 - 7: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)/Southern Ocean
  • Day 8 - 9: Southern Ocean/South Georgia
  • Day 10 - 13: South Georgia/Scotia Sea
  • Day 14 - 15: South Shetland Islands/Antarctica
  • Day 16 - 19: South Shetland Islands/Drake Passage
  • Day 20 - 21: Drake Passage/Ushuaia
  • Day 22: Ushuaia
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Twin-share hotel (1 nt), aboard the G Expedition in quad-, triple-, twin-share cabins, or suites (all with en suite bathrooms and porthole or window, 20 nts). Please note that all cabins consist of twin-size berths and are ocean-facing. Suites have one queen-size bed.
Meals
  • 21 breakfasts, 19 lunches, 20 dinners
    Note: Allow USD25-35 for meals not included. Drinks and tips on board not included.
Transport
  • G Expedition, Zodiac, private bus, walking.
Guide
  • One expedition team member per 10 guests.
Included activities
  • 20 nts aboard the G Expedition
  • 1 nt hotel in Montevideo, on a twin share basis
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team
  • Lectures and educational programs
  • Waterproof boots supplied for USA sizes 4 - 16
  • Expedition parka
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Montevideo and from Ushuaia are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica tour. You can cancel the tour up to 125 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 124 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 25 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 124 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Marine Small-ship adventures on the world’s great seas, rivers, and other places only accessible by boat.
  • 2. Physical Grading : 2 - Light Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 3. Merchandising : Jane Goodall Collection A selection of wildlife-focused tours endorsed by world renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall. Your purchase of a Jane Goodall Collection tour helps G Adventures support the Jane Goodall Institute’s mission to protect wildlife and empower local communities.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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