Circumnavigation of South Georgia with the Falkland Islands

October 22, 2015
19 Days
Aboard the 2015 Sea Adventurer
110 Guests
From $12,980

Expedition Team

Especially chosen for this voyage, our team of expert leaders and lecturers serves to bring a comprehensive educational component to your adventure through lectures, guided excursions, and daily recaps.

Russ Evans

| Expedition Leader
Russ Evans

Russ is a 6th generation Falkland Islander who grew up working on farms on Pebble and Saunders Islands. In the mid 1990s, Russ left farming to pursue his interest in the sea and small boats, and he went to work crewing and skippering commercial work boats for island companies. He has spent time as dive boat support, assisting with scientific research and medical evacuations,...

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Kelsey Simmons

| Cruise Director
Kelsey Simmons

Kelsey is a graduate of the University of Washington Art History program and came to Zegrahm Expeditions with a passion for travel. After graduating from UW in 2006 and studying abroad in Rome, Kelsey spent time traveling in Europe and living in various places along the west coast. Ultimately, her love for the Pacific Northwest brought her back to the Seattle area where she...

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Kevin Clement

| Field Director
Kevin Clement

Although his specialty is subarctic ecology, Kevin’s work as a naturalist and adventure travel guide has taken him from his home in the Pacific Northwest to all seven continents. In 1995 he became a Certification Instructor for the Wilderness Education Association and in 1997 joined the adjunct faculty of the University of Alaska. That same year he initiated an outdoor...

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Conrad Field

| Naturalist
Conrad Field

A resident of Homer, Alaska, Conrad is a professional naturalist and biologist as well as an accomplished artist in the media of pen-and-ink and scrimshaw. He and his wife, Carmen, own Northcountry Nature, a small natural history publisher, and together have written and published guides and children’s books on marine life. Since 1989 Conrad has been a naturalist-lecturer...

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Mick Mackey

| Marine Biologist
Mick Mackey

Mick is a marine biologist that graduated from the Institute of Antarctic & Southern Ocean Studies in Tasmania. As a part of his studies, Mick traveled to Antarctica to study the productivity of sea ice algae during the southern winter. He then went on to spend three months with the Australian Antarctic Division participating in a landmark marine mammal survey of the...

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Ingrid Nixon

| Naturalist
Ingrid Nixon

For almost two decades, Ingrid's work in expedition tourism has propelled her about the planet. From Antarctica to Greenland, Madagascar to Easter Island, she enjoys sharing the wonder of exploration and discovery with like minds. Originally from Western Washington, Ingrid was recently living in Interior Alaska where she worked for the National Park Service in Denali National...

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Dan Olsen

| Naturalist / Kayak Guide
Dan Olsen

Dan has spent the last 10 years in Seward, Alaska, as a kayak guide, mountain guide, naturalist, and captain of a 150-guest tour boat, looking for whales, seals, puffins, and glaciers. Dan studies acoustic killer whale dialects to identify pods (families) by their calls, and is currently working on a Masters degree thesis on killer whale foraging habitat. In addition, Dan has...

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Rick Price

| Marine Biologist
Rick Price

Rick Price began his career as a marine biologist in 1978, working for the British Antarctic Survey. He spent five winters at the BAS base on Signy Island in the South Orkney Islands, two of them as Base Commander. In 1988, he was awarded the Polar Medal by Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Life as a marine biologist sparked an interest in underwater photography that...

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Tom Sharpe

| Geologist
Tom Sharpe

Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, Tom is a graduate of the universities of Glasgow and Leicester and has spent the last 35 years as a geology curator in the National Museum of Wales. He is a Chartered Geologist, a Fellow of the Geological Society, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, as well as a member of a dozen other geological and polar societies. Tom has over...

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Karen Velas

| General Naturalist
Karen Velas

Hailing from the wilds of Los Angeles, Karen spent her formative years exploring many of California’s out of the way and amazingly diverse places while studying art and avian ecology. Her passion for wildlife and habitat conservation led her to work on a variety of projects over the past 10 years. She conducted migratory songbird research at Braddock Bay Bird Observatory on...

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David Wilson

| Author
Dr. David Wilson

After an early career in the theatre, David moved on to study at the United World College of the Pacific. He earned his B.A. at the University of York and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Essex, where he trained as a philosopher. He is a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London and his wide range of ornithological and natural history interests makes him a popular...

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Jim Wilson

| Ornithologist
Jim Wilson

Jim hails from the seaside town of Cobh, County Cork, Ireland. He is a highly respected ornithologist and ecologist with more than 40 years of birding experience in Ireland, Europe, USA, Africa, the Antarctic, and the Arctic. Before setting out as a full-time freelance wildlife author, tour guide, and broadcaster, Jim had a career in medical laboratory science and pathology IT...

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