Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

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4.9 Based on 17 Reviews
  • duration 20 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 189
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7812
  • 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
  • Discover the fascinating history of the Falkland Islands
  • Explore South Georgia, with its remarkable history and spectacular wildlife
  • Visit the stunning Antarctic Peninsula
  • Incredible wildlife viewing including seabirds, penguins, seals and whales
  • Travel on a small expedition vessel
  • Accompanied by extremely qualified Expedition Staff
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Start and end in Ushuaia, the trip "Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica: Explorers And Kings" is a guided polar expeditions and cruise trip that takes 20 days. You will visit Falkland Islands, South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula and 4 other destinations in 4 different countries. "Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica: Explorers And Kings" is a group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

The journey begins in the Falklands with its large population of Rockhopper and Magellanic penguins, along with Black-browed albatross. In South Georgia, the ship threads her way through magical fjords to Salisbury Plain and Gold Harbour, places so remote that they have evolved into astonishing wildlife havens boasting a 100,000-plus population of King penguins on their beaches.

The voyage continues to an enchanted world of icebergs and ice-covered mountains in the bays and channels of the Antarctic Peninsula. This is home to an extraordinary array of wildlife: penguins of almost all descriptions, Leopard and smaller seals, and three or four species of whales.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Start Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Day 2: Board ship and sail along the Beagle Channel
  • Day 3: Sail east towards the Falkland Islands
  • Day 4 - 5: Falkland Islands
  • Day 6 - 7: At sea sailing towards South Georgia
  • Day 8 - 10: South Georgia
  • Day 11 - 12: At sea sailing towards the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Day 13 - 17: South Shetlands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Day 18 - 19: Sail back through the Drake Passage
  • Day 20: Disembark and end in Ushuaia
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • All accommodation
Meals
  • Beer and wine during dinner (except departures on Akademik Ioffe)
Transport
  • All transport and listed activities
  • We can include flights from the UK. Please contact us for a quote.
Others
  • All meals while on the ship
  • Full complement of qualified Expedition Staff
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4.9 - Excellent
Based on 17 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 27 2018
5 - Excellent
Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia
18 day trip with this tour company on the Ocean Diamond from Uschuaia to the Falklands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula with landings by Zodiac in remote bays where we experienced close encounters with the wildlife,... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 16 2017
5 - Excellent
ANTARCTICA, FALKLANDS & SOUTH GEORGIA
What a fantastic trip, Falklands and Albatross, South Georgia and Penguins/Seals and Antarctica and Tabular Icebergs. This trip is a true adventure where the rewards are high and the camera is rarely away from reach. Its jaw... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 23 2017
5 - Excellent
Trip of a lifetime!
An amazing experience: history in the Falklands; huge penguin colonies in South Georgia and beautiful ice and whales in Antarctica. I had high expectations before the trip but they were exceeded in every area. An unforgettable... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 17 2017
5 - Excellent
Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia
It was the most wonderful experience and I wouldn't have missed it for the world. Sheer excitement.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica: Explorers and Kings tour. You can cancel the tour up to 136 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 135 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 03 October 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 03 October 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 135 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Falklands, South Georgia & 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 & 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:

  • 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.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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