South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 189
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-22006
  • 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
  • Experience the quintessential wildlife experience of the “Galapagos of the Poles”
  • Visit South Georgia’s King penguin rookeries – the largest in the world
  • Reflect at the resting place of the great explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Visit abandoned whaling stations and learn stories of inhabitants who called South Georgia home
  • Witness abundant Antarctic wildlife, including penguins, seals, whales and more
  • Experience western Peninsula highlights and visit iconic landing sites
  • Travel on a small expedition vessel
  • Accompanied by extremely qualified Expedition Staff
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The tour "South Georgia And Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari" starts and ends in Ushuaia. This is a cruise tour that takes 16 days taking you through Ushuaia, At Sea, Beagle Channel Cruise, Drake Passage and 3 other destinations in Argentina and Antarctica. This is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

On this adventure, massive albatross and Pintado petrel swoop and soar around the ship, guiding us toward South Georgia. Beaches teeming with King penguins and Elephant seals greet us on this fabled island, where we’ll pay our respects to famed explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. Antarctica awaits, with its geographic contradictions and overwhelming enormity. Relax on a Zodiac ride, hike glistening glaciers, share comical moments with inquisitive penguins, and witness the rugged peninsula. Antarctica will surprise and delight, and never disappoint.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Start Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Day 2: Embarkation Day
  • Day 3 - 6: At Sea
  • Day 7 - 8: South Georgia
  • Day 9 - 10: At Sea
  • Day 11 - 13: Antarctic Peninsula
  • Day 14 - 15: Crossing the Drake Passage
  • Day 16: Disembark in Ushuaia
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • All accommodation
Meals
  • Beer and wine during dinner
Transport
  • All transport and listed activities
  • We can include flights from the UK. Please contact us for a quote.
Guide
  • Tour leader throughout and qualified Expedition Staff
Others
  • All meals while on the ship
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari 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

South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari 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 South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari 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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