Jason Harbor & Fortuna Bay

Mar 16, 2018 - National Geographic Explorer

Another splendid day on board the National Geographic Explorer in South Georgia. After a night basking in the incredible starry skies guests awoke within Cumberland Bay ready for a morning at Jason Harbor. Guests were presented with a host of options for the morning’s activities including kayaking within a lagoon alongside hundreds of fur seal pups and hiking.

After lunch the ship repositioned around the mighty coastline into Fortuna Bay for our first taste of a proper king penguin colony. This colony, situated in front of a glacier, hosts several thousand breeding pairs of kings.

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Jamie Coleman

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Jamie is from England. He grew up in Oxford, about as far from the sea as you can get in the UK, yet somehow decided he would work in marine biology and conservation. Ever since he reached his teens, he has dedicated time to this passion, working and volunteering in various roles on nature reserves and in aquariums. It was no surprise that in 2007, he left home to study marine biology at the University of Newcastle.

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