Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

Brown Bluff, Antarctic Peninsula
January 5, 2017
22 Days
Aboard the Ocean Diamond
175 Guests
From $17,980

Additional Departures: January 4, 2018

Expedition Highlights

  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent and revel in the incredible scenery of snowcapped peaks, mighty glaciers, and glistening icebergs.
  • Visit the beautiful Falkland Islands where you will find huge populations of rockhopper, gentoo, and Magellanic penguins, as well as the regal black-browed albatross.
  • Witness the vast penguin colonies of South Georgia—king, macaroni, gentoo, and chinstrap—as well as large numbers of elephant and fur seals crowding the beaches.
  • Learn about early polar exploration and whaling history, including a visit to the burial site of Sir Ernest Shackleton.
  • Travel with the best: Zegrahm has operated nearly 60 trips to the region since our inception over 25 years ago. 

PRESIDENT'S CRUISE

We are delighted to announce that Zegrahm President, Van Perry, will be joining our Antarctica expedition for our first-ever President's Cruise! Join this special adventure and enjoy extra celebrations, and even receive a special commemorative gift. Don't miss out on this exceptional, once-in-a-lifetime voyage; contact us today!

Expedition Team

Ocean Diamond

Recently refurbished, the 175-guest Ocean Diamond is a superb oceangoing vessel equipped with stabilizers and an ice-hardened hull, allowing her to easily navigate the most rugged natural environments. Each stateroom features configurable beds, flat-screen television, and en suite bathroom. The Ocean Diamond carries a fleet of Zodiacs, available for accessing remote shorelines and islands. 

Additional Exploration

Who was Ferdinand Magellan?
Pre-Trip Extension:
Torres del Paine National Park at the Explora Patagonia
December 31, 2016January 6, 2017
From $4,280

Encompassing 615,000 acres of expansive grasslands and the fantastic pinnacles of the Andean mountains, Torres del Paine National Park is a stunning UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and Chile’s premier Patagonian destination. Here, peaks of twisted, snow-dusted granite—endowed with waterfalls, emerald lakes, and verdant valleys—tower above the plains of Patagonia.

Trip Preparation: Gear Up!

  • Arctic Sport Boots
Arctic Sport Boots

It’s not every day you find yourself in need of Arctic sport boots—but when you are fortunate enough to be exploring Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands with us, consider renting these incredibly hard-working boots. They’re breathable and warm, waterproof to the knee, and boast a great tread, helping you keep your footing as you’re getting to know the local Adelie penguins or albatross.

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