Circumnavigation of South Georgia with the Falkland Islands

Gold Harbour, South Georgia
October 24, 2019
19 Days
Aboard the Ocean Adventurer
100 Guests
Gold Harbour, South Georgia

Expedition Highlights

  • Spend seven days exploring South Georgia, a land of majestic beauty and amazing wildlife.
  • Visit the beautiful, windswept Falkland Islands to view nesting black-browed albatross, Magellanic and rockhopper penguins, along with a host of endemic birds found nowhere else in the world.
  • Witness huge colonies of king penguins; with over 200,000 at Salisbury Plain, the colony extends for miles along the sandy beach and tussock-covered hillside.
  • Learn about early polar exploration and whaling history, including a visit to the burial site of Sir Ernest Shackleton.
  • Watch the antics of fur and elephant seals—males protecting harems, juveniles sparring, and females tending to adorable young pups.

Expedition Team

Ocean Adventurer

The 120-guest Ocean Adventurer will be refurbished in 2017 and is a superb oceangoing vessel equipped with stabilizers and an ice-strengthened hull that allow her to navigate easily in the most rugged natural environments. A fleet of Zodiac landing craft allows us to explore at a moment’s notice. Each stateroom has an ocean view, an in-room music system, and en suite bathroom.

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