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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Antarctica to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands

Join Scenic Eclipse for this 22-night luxury expedition showcasing the outstanding natural beauty and abundant wildlife of Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. Includes hotel stays in Buenos Aires, thrilling Zodiac excursions and return flights from the UK

Fly Cruise
22 nights from £17995pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Buenos Aires
  • Antarctica Icebergs
  • Antarctica Scenery
  • Emperor Penguins in Antarctica
  • Penguins in South Georgia
  • Gypsy Cove, Falkland Islands
  • Stanley, Falkland Islands

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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FREE private door-to-door transfers plus FREE airport lounge and fast track pass, FREE suite upgrade and $500 OBC per suite! Subject to availability. Suite upgrade applies to veranda suites only, Deck 6 and above. Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within a 75 mile radius. Offer ends 29 Dec 2019

Antarctica to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands Special Offer

Follow in the footsteps of famous explorers on this once-in-a-lifetime holiday to the breathtaking vistas and abundant wildlife of Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.

Enjoy a hotel stay in Buenos Aires, before flying to Ushuaia to embark Scenic Eclipse for your luxury expedition. Board the Zodiacs and cruise between the majestic ice formations of the Antarctic Peninsula and get up-close to colonies of penguins.

Spend four days exploring picturesque South Georgia. Step ashore on beaches, surrounded by King Penguins, southern elephant seals and fur seals, and take the opportunity to visit the resting place of Sir Ernest Shackleton in Grytviken, a former whaling station.

The Falkland Islands are a unique archipelago, where nature, history and culture combine. Saunders Island is home to gentoo, Magellanic and rockhopper penguins, while Stanley is the fascinating capital, and can be explored on a guided walking tour. Scenic Eclipse then cruises to Buenos Aires where you can enjoy an overnight hotel stay.

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Antarctica to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Take an overnight flight from the UK to Buenos Aires.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 3 - Buenos Aires - Ushuaia

Fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by your crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your beautifully appointed suite and acquaint yourself with all the facilities of your luxurious ship. Toast the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by your captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel, admiring the dramatic views of the Andes of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah.

Days 4-5 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board as you spend a couple of days at sea.

Days 6-9 - Antarctic Peninsula

Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible based on the conditions. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will carefully plan each day's activities. Discovery: Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions and cruise on the Zodiacs or kayaks around ice formations and step onshore to view penguin rookeries.

Day 10 - Elephant Island

Elephant Island is where Shackleton's men wintered beneath their upturned boats.

Day 11 - At Sea

Cruise towards South Georgia.

Days 12-15 - South Georgia

Once again, due to the nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible based on the conditions.Discovery: On your Scenic Discovery excursions, be in awe of the majesty of nature as you step onto beaches surrounded by thousands of king penguins and encounter enormous southern elephant seals and countless fur seals. In Grytviken, a former whaling station, you'll have the opportunity to visit the resting place of Ernest Shackleton. Discovery excursions led by the Discovery team offer unique insights into the environment, wildlife and history dependent on ice and weather conditions.

Day 16 - At Sea

Cross the Scotia Sea, escorted by whales, dolphins and seabirds.

Days 17-18 - Falkland Islands (UK)

The Falkland Islands are a unique archipelago teeming with wildlife and nature intertwined with an intriguing history and culture. Saunders Island is where you can see the gentoo, Magellanic and rockhopper penguins on white sandy beaches. Discovery: Enjoy Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and nature walks. Discover the picturesque capital of the Falklands, Stanley, and get to know the friendly locals who are proud of their history and heritage which you will uncover at the museum. Freechoice: Take a walking tour of the small capital or on a Battlefields tour visit the key sites of the conflict. Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursion at Gypsy Cove, walk the wildlife trail and see the Magellanic penguin colony.

Days 19-20 - At sea

Bid farewell to the Falkland Islands and set sail north to the continent of South America.

Day 21 - Buenos Aires (South America)

Your cruise ends this morning as you say your goodbyes to the crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to your hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 22 - Buenos Aires - UK

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

Day 23 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

Due to the extraordinary nature of this itinerary, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible based on the conditions.

Price Includes

  • 18-night all-inclusive cruise on Scenic Eclipse
  • Two overnight hotel stays in Buenos Aires
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Scenic FreeChoice tours
  • Zodiac landings, kayak and snorkelling excursions with the Discovery Team
  • Unlimited complimentary premium wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks onboard ship
  • Complimentary in-suite minibar onboard ship
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard ship
  • All tipping and gratuities

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional helicopter and submarine excursions
  • Travel insurance
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Map for Antarctica to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands