Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

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  • No booking fees
5 Based on 7 Reviews
  • duration 20 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 8-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-27479
  • 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 Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Ends Ushuaia, Argentina
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Wander the quaint British town of Stanley in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • See South Georgia’s incredible wildlife, including 30 breeding bird species and four penguin species
  • Follow in the wake of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s perilous voyages to South Georgia and pause for a moment at his grave site
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula by ship, Zodiac and foot
  • Enjoy presentations on wildlife, history, glaciology & geology by our onboard polar experts
  • Immerse yourself in the icy realm of the Antarctic, with an optional kayaking excursion
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On this cruise trip you will start from and end in Ushuaia. With the tour "Falklands, South Georgia, And Antarctica: Explorers And Kings" you will be cruising through Buenos Aires, Ushuaia and Drake Passage in Antarctica and Argentina. The tour "Falklands, South Georgia, And Antarctica: Explorers And Kings" takes 20 days and includes cabin accommodation onboard the ship and other things, per the package includes section further below.

The Falklands (Malvinas), South Georgia & Antarctica itinerary is the fastest way to get to the rarely visited Falkland Islands and South Georgia before stepping foot on the 7th Continent. Stroll the quaint English village of Stanley in the Falklands, wander the islands’ sandy dunes, and birdwatch at rugged seabird cliffs. In South Georgia, discover the beaches where king penguins breed – one of the highest densities of animal life on earth – and learn about the rich historical legacy of the places you visit. Both islands are known as meccas for wildlife with epic displays of animals congregating by the thousands. Then, explore the stunning Antarctic Peninsula and enter a world of ice, snow and natural wonders. Pursue your personal passions with a choice of rewarding activities and our extensive educational program.
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Day 2 : Embark
  • Day 3 : At Sea
  • Days 4 and 5 : Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Days 6 and 7 : At Sea
  • Days 8 to 11 : South Georgia
  • Days 12 and 13 : At Sea
  • Days 14 to 17 : South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Days 18 and 19 : Crossing the Drake Passage
  • Day 20 : Disembarkation in Ushuaia
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 1 Breakfast
  • Beer and house wine during dinner
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
Accommodation
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All shore landings per the daily program
Guide
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader
Others
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled
  • Photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • Official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin
  • Comprehensive onboard materials, including a map and an informative Arctic/Antarctic Reader
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person
  • Mandatory price included
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International airfare
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Additional overnight accommodation
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 7 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 20 2019
5 - Excellent
Exceeded my expectations
The quality of the ship, our accommodations, the ships crew, the expedition team and all the excursions far exceeded my expectations. The tour company leadership should be very proud of the experience you are delivering to your... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 18 2019
5 - Excellent
Most sensational holiday ever
Just the most sensational holiday ever. I am still pinching myself and wondering if I really took the photos I have and that I really experienced all these amazing things. The entire crew were sensational from Norman, who looked... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 15 2019
5 - Excellent
Best trip of my life
Best trip of my life. No idea how I can ever top this.
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 12 2019
5 - Excellent
Thank-you!
We have had the trip of a lifetime. Thank-you
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings 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 21 November 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 November 2024, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 124 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings 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.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Clean and healthy vessels that meet international certifications for infection prevention is ensured.
  • For the duration of the expedition, you will be only interacting with your fellow pre-screened passengers and Quark Expeditions staff.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day.
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