Grytviken and Gold Harbour
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 04 Mar 2022

Grytviken and Gold Harbour, 3/4/2022, National Geographic Explorer

  • Aboard the National Geographic Explorer
  • Antarctica

What an incredible first day in South Georgia. After making the crossing from South America, we were all excited to reach South Georgia…and wow, it delivered! We had perfect weather to stroll through the historical whaling station at Grytviken, and we encountered fin whales from the bow of the ship. To cap off an already spectacular day, we visited Gold Harbour to see thousands of king penguins. What a start to our trip!

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