Discover wild, intriguing islands few have seen

Steeped in Shackleton and whaling lore, covered mostly in glaciers, South Georgia explodes with life: king, gentoo, and macaroni penguins, enormous elephant seals, and a thriving fur seal population. On South Georgia you can observe one of the world’s great wildlife spectacles: tens of thousands of stately king penguins on a single beach! The Falkland Islands are equally impressive, with colonies of nesting albatross and rockhopper penguins. This British Territory also adds a human element, with remote settlements and people living off the land.

  • Hike in the footsteps of “the Boss,” Sir Ernest Shackleton, and toast his gravesite in South Georgia

  • Witness the spectacle of tens of thousands stately king penguins in South Georgia and observe magnificent albatross in the Falklands

  • Explore the ice by Zodiac and paddle a kayak amid curious fur seals

  • Compare aperture settings side by side with a National Geographic photographer

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Duration

19 Days

Price

From $19,540 per person

Dates

Feb

Next departure

2/25/2022

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Day By Day

Kayak or Zodiac cruise in isolated bays, 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.

2.26.22

Embark

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Disembark

Stanley, Falkland Islands

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2.25.22 & 2.26.23

Embark

Santiago, Chile

Disembark

Ushuaia, Argentina

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The departures aboard National Geographic Resolution (2.25.22) and National Geographic Endurance (2.26.23) follow a slightly modified itinerary with an alternate embarkation or disembarkation point.

Alternative Route

Kayak or Zodiac cruise in isolated bays, 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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