Three Destinations in One

The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), South Georgia & Antarctica

Sail the Seventh Continent

A wilderness experience in the Southern Ocean like no other.

Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

Duration

19 DAYS / 18 NIGHTS

Departure city

Port Stanley, The Falkland Islands

Itinerary Type: Sea Voyage

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Optional extras

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Ship options

Magellan Explorer

From 14,995 to 29,995 USD

 

Prices reflect 2021/22 season. For Sea Voyage pricing review our brochure here.

Itinerary at a Glance

Sail on the Magellan Explorer to the Falkland Islands (Las Malvinas), South Georgia and Antarctica with this 19-day expedition. Start in the Falklands and enjoy watching interesting native wildlife like the Rockhopper Penguin and Black-browed albatrosses. Also, meet the people who have made this island home for generations. From there, set sail for South Georgia. Visit one of the world’s largest king penguin colonies and watch elephant seals relaxing on the shores. Then cruise along the Antarctic Peninsula and among the South Shetland Islands, visiting sites in the Antarctic Sound and in the Gerlache Strait. This is an expedition like no other.

  • Day 1 / Port Stanley, embarkation Pick up at the airport in Port Stanley, town visit, and embarkation.
  • Day 2 / Saunders Island, Carcass Island During a morning visit to Saunders Island we enjoy the long white-sand beach. A wilderness experience, the main attractions there are rockhopper penguins, nesting black browed albatross, and sub-Antarctic gentoo penguins. In the afternoon we visit Carcass Island. There is an option for an easy hike to the settlement, bird watching, and a typical Falklands tea experience.
  • Day 3 / Bleaker Island Morning landing at Bleaker Island. This is a natural reserve with a famous bird area featuring a large variety of birds. In the afternoon we head to South Georgia.
  • Day 4-5 / At Sea
  • Day 6 / Elsehul Bay Evening zodiac cruise at Elsehul Bay, subject to crossing and permits from the South Georgia government.
  • Day 7 / Grytviken, Fortuna Bay / Stromness Morning landing at Grytviken. We’ll clear Customs here and then visit the historical site, with the museum and Ernest Shackleton’s grave. In the afternoon, landing at Fortuna Bay / Stromness. We’ll see king penguins and we’ll learn more about Shackleton and his expedition. There is an optional 2-3 hour “Shackleton walk”.
  • Day 8 / Salisbury Plain, Prion Island Morning visit to Salisbury Plain for more king penguins and stunning landscapes. In the afternoon, visit Prion Island to see the nesting wandering albatross.
  • Day 9 / St Andrews Bay, Cooper Bay Morning visit to St Andrews Bay. We’ll see the largest king penguin colony, and elephant seal bulls. In the afternoon, visit Cooper Bay to see macaroni penguins on a zodiac cruise.
  • Day 10-11 / At sea
  • Day 12 / Elephant Island In the afternoon, we will see Elephant Island. While a landing here is very unlikely, we will see the island from the ship or, if sea conditions allow, from a zodiac.
  • Day 13-16 / Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands Cruise along the Antarctic Peninsula and among the South Shetland Islands, visiting sites in the Antarctic Sound and in the Gerlache Strait. The voyage may include visits to sites such as Gourdin Island, Brown Bluff, Half Moon Island, Deception Island, Wilhelmina Bay, the Lemaire Channel, Cuverville Island, the Melchior Islands or other magnificent places.
  • Day 17-18 / At Sea
  • Day 19 / Arrival in Ushuaia and Disembarkation
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica Sea Voyage Map

Photo Album: Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

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Enjoy the main attractions in the Falkland Islands that inlcude rockhopper penguins, nesting black browed albatross, and sub-Antarctic gentoo penguins.

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Enjoy a landscape few get the chance to see in South Georiga.

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Vist the largest King Penguin colony in the world while in South Georgia.

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Explore the Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica on board the Magellan Explorer.

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Sightseeing in Antarctica on the Magellan Explorer.

Sail on the Magellan Exploer

Magellan Explorer

Featuring a modern design and innovative technologies, this expedition vessel was custom-built for our Antarctic air-cruises.

From 14,995 to 29,995 USD

 

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Magellan Explorer was custom-built for Antarctic air-cruises.

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Public spaces that are perfect for relaxing and wildlife watching.

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Enjoy access to the expansive bridge and learn about polar navigation.

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Enjoy views of the unforgettable landscapes from your bed.

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