rich wilderness experience
visit to South Georgia
DATES / RATES
Rates are listed per person in USD
|Start Date||End Date||Triple||Porthole||Veranda||Deluxe Veranda||PH Suites||Grand Suite||Single|
|Oct 03, 2020||Oct 17, 2020||15,890||9,990||11,495||11,990||13,990||23,890||21,266|
Rates are listed per person in USD
|Start Date||End Date||(Starting from)|
|Oct 03, 2020||Oct 17, 2020||15,890||11,990||21,266|
1 / Port Stanley, embarkation
up at the airport in Port Stanley, town visit, and embarkation.
2 / Saunders Island, Carcass Island
a morning visit to Saunders Island we enjoy the long white-sand beach.
A wilderness experience, the main attractions there are rockhopper
penguins, nesting black browed albatross, and sub-Antarctic gentoo
penguins. In the afternoon we visit Carcass Island. There is an option
for an easy hike to the settlement, bird watching, and a typical
Falklands tea experience.
3 / New Island, Weddell Island
visit New Island, a classic West Falklands experience, with albatross
& penguin colonies. Depending on local conditions, in the
afternoon we could visit Weddell Island.
4 / Bleaker Island
landing at Bleaker Island. This is a natural reserve with a famous bird
area featuring a large variety of birds. In the afternoon we head to
5-6 / At Sea
we sail toward South Georgia, attend an engaging program of lectures
and presentations. In the company of expert guides, watch for wildlife
from the lounge or from the outside decks. You
spot magnificent seabirds, such as albatrosses and petrels, as well as
different species of whales.
7 / Elsehul Bay
on sea conditions over the previous days, arrival is planned for the
afternoon. Provided we receive approval from the South Georgia
Government, we plan to do an evening Zodiac cruise at Elsehul Bay.
8 / Grytviken, Fortuna Bay
first landing is at Grytviken. We clear Customs and then visit the
historical site, with the museum and Ernest Shackleton’s
grave. In the afternoon, we land at Fortuna Bay / Stromness to see king
penguins. Here we learn more about Shackleton and his expedition. There
is also an optional 2-3 hour “Shackleton walk”.
9 / Gold Harbour, Cooper Bay
the morning we plan a landing at Gold Harbour. This is a spectacular
location with king penguins, elephant seals and hanging glaciers. There
are also sooty albatross here. In the afternoon, we visit Cooper Bay to
see macaroni penguins during a Zodiac cruise.
10 / St Andrews Bay, Ocean Harbour
Andrews Bay is the destination of our morning excursion. We see the
largest king penguin colony, and elephant seal bulls. In the afternoon,
we plan a Zodiac cruise and landing at Ocean Harbour. The highlights
here are a shipwreck and remains of the whaling industry.
11 / Prion Island, Salisbury Plain
the morning we plan to visit Prion Island to see the nesting wandering
albatross. In the afternoon, we head to Salisbury Plain for more king
penguins and stunning landscapes.
12-14 / At Sea
we make our way back to the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) our
program of lectures and presentations continues.
15 / Port Stanley, disembarkation
arrival at Port Stanley we disembark and transfer to the airport for
the ongoing flight.
Magellan Explorer (Luxury Expedition, 73-guests)
Magellan Explorer is a new and modern expedition vessel custom-built for Antarctic and sub-Antarctic expeditions. The ship has a capacity for 73 passengers (maximum 100) in seven categories of accommodation, including dedicated single cabins.
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pre- and post-voyage information material.
cruise as indicated in the itinerary corresponding to each expedition.
buffet breakfast and lunch on board ship offering a wide choice of
served dinner on board ship offering a choice of three main courses.
beer, juice, and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board.
tea, chocolate, cappuccino,
and snacks on board ship throughout the expedition.
of waterproof boots for landing.
guided shore excursions.
and entertainment on board.
fees and IAATO passenger fee.