One of the grandest wild experiences the planet offers

This voyage has it all: the impossible beauty of the Antarctic ice, the vast king penguin colonies of South Georgia, and the Falklands' amazing albatross colonies. Not even the mass migrations of Africa can rival the awesomeness of seeing a king penguin colony of tens of thousands individuals stretching as far as the eye can see. You’ll have other rare sightings here too: massive, in both senses of the word, herds of elephant seals: and a wandering albatross stretching its 11-foot wings. It’s the impossible beauty of an Antarctica trip exponentially increased by unimaginable numbers of animals. For most travelers, visiting Antarctica is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. So for those with the luxury of time, including the Falklands and South Georgia just makes sense. And it makes for a genuine experience of a lifetime. 

  • Trace the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s fateful journey in 1914 aboard Endurance, and toast his gravesite in South Georgia

  • See three distinct regions and benefit from our 50 years of experience here

  • Early November departures on all ships offer the possibility to cross-country ski and showshoe across the frozen sea ice, conditions permitting

  • Create incredible images of the ice and vast penguin colonies with help from a National Geographic photographer

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Duration

24 Days

Price

From $25,890 per person

Dates

Feb

Mar

Nov

Next departure

11/17/2021

Special offers

FREE BAR TAB AND CREW TIPS INCLUDED

BRINGING THE KIDS

COMBINING OFFERS

BACK-TO-BACK SAVINGS

TRAVELING AS A GROUP

FREE AIRFARE ON SELECT VOYAGES

EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS

Antarctica

Day By Day

Kayak or Zodiac cruise among icebergs, explore the rusted ruins of an abandoned whaling station, hike the last mile of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s trek across the island of South Georgia. Options about to make the expedition as active as you choose, and each day join a different naturalist for more viewpoints. Plus, get top shots with the help of a National Geographic photographer.

Standard Itinerary

Embark

Ushuaia, Argentina

Disembark

Ushuaia, Argentina

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Embark

Ushuaia, Argentina

Disembark

Ushuaia, Argentina

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Alternative Route

Kayak or Zodiac cruise among icebergs, explore the rusted ruins of an abandoned whaling station, hike the last mile of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s trek across the island of South Georgia. Options about to make the expedition as active as you choose, and each day join a different naturalist for more viewpoints. Plus, get top shots with the help of a National Geographic photographer.

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