Save $1,000*pp on Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falklands Sailing

Not even the vast migrations of Africa can rival the awesomeness of seeing a king penguin colony of some tens of thousands individuals stretching as far as the eye can see. Or albatross colonies that fill the windward edges of the remote islands they call home. Experience all these amazing creatures and more on this spectacular journey around the Antarctic, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.


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22 Days from $30,530*pp

Departing 20 November 2019

Inclusions:

  • 20 nights cruise
  • One night hotel accommodation
  • Meals as indicated
  • Transfers
  • Excursions and services of a veteran expedition leader
  • A team of naturalists, an undersea specialist and National Geographic photographer


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Itinerary

Day 1 - Buenos Aires or Santiago

Guests traveling aboard National Geographic Explorer arrive this morning in Buenos Aires or guests travelling aboard National Geographic Orion arrive in Santiago. In both cities, experience a guided tour of the cities. (L)

 

Day 2 - Ushuaia

Today fly by private charter flight to Ushuaia. Have lunch aboard a catamaran cruise on the scenic Beagle Channel before embarking the ship. (B)(L)(D)

 

Day 3 - At Sea

Awake well into our journey across the Drake Passage. (B) (L)(D)

 

Days 4 to 9 - Antarctica

With long hours of daylight, make the most of your days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and surrounding islands. The schedule is flexible, allowing to take advantage of the unexpected. Sail through the incomparable Lemaire Channel and land on the “White Continent,” exploring via Zodiac, kayak and on foot. (B) (L) (D)

 

Days 10 to 11 - At Sea

Head up to the Bridge to watch for icebergs and observe expert navigation at work as the skilled Captain and officers sail these historic waters. There’ll also be time to enjoy a massage in the wellness centre, workout in the gym, and browse in the library. Each day the naturalists offer talks that add depth to your experience. (B) (L) (D)

Days 12 to 16 - South Georgia Island

Teeming wildlife and breathtaking scenery greet the ship. Hundreds of Antarctic fur seals are on hand as the Zodiacs make landfall. And at a vast penguin colony you’ll be surrounded by tens of thousands of king penguins. (B)(L)D)

 

Days 17 to 18 - At Sea

Head to the legendary Falkland Islands. (B)(L)(D)

 

Days 19 to 20 - Falkland Islands

The Falklands boast the largest albatross colony in the world, irresistible Magellanic penguins in their burrows amid the green tussock grass and herds of enormous elephant seals. Stroll the photogenic tin-roofed, Victorian-style houses of Port Stanley. Visit the Anglican Cathedral with its organic archway of whalebones, and the Falkland Islands Museum. (B)(L)(D)

 

Day 21 - At Sea

Sail back to Ushuaia. (B)(L)(D)

 

Day 22 - Ushuaia

Disembark in Ushuaia with some time to explore before proceeding to the airport for the charter flight to either Buenos Aires or Santiago. (B)(L)


*Terms and Conditions: Book by July 31, 2019 to receive $1,000 off per person on National Geographic Orion sailing on 20 November 2019. Based on twin share, subject to availability and change. Valid for new bookings, and may not be combined with other offers or pre- and post-extensions. Contact your travel agent for more information. SUPPLIER: Adventure World Travel