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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands 2019-2020

19 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

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Itinerary
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Day 1 Buenos Aires > Ushuaia
Your journey into wonder begins in Argentina as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your handsomely appointed suite and acquaint yourself with all the facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht. Try on your custom designed parka and head to the mud-room to be fitted with your special polar boots. Toast the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel and admire the dramatic views of the Andes mountains of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah. (Dinner)

Day 2 At sea
As Scenic Eclipse cruises towards the Falkland Islands, you will settle into shipboard life and your Discovery Team will prepare you for the experiences to come. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Falkland Islands
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: 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Falkland Islands
Continue exploring the Falkland Islands. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 At sea
Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise to South Georgia. Partake in an entertaining presentation by the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 At sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 South Georgia
South Georgia is one of the most unique and biodiverse environments on Earth. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible once you reach the heart of the archipelago. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader carefully plan each day’s activities based on the conditions on the islands, the ice and the wildlife.

Discovery: Equipped with a fleet of custom built Zodiacs and kayaks, your discovery excursions will take you to the place of your wildest dreams.

Daily excursions led by the Discovery Team offer unique insights into the environment, wildlife and history. A schedule of activities means that whilst on board you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied. You can even watch the underwater antics from the comfort of your suite with live streaming from our ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle).

Be in awe of the majesty of nature as you step onto beaches surrounded by thousands of 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Days 8-10 South Georgia
Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 At sea
As you cruise to the ‘great white south’ of Antarctica join an educational presentation by the Discovery Team or take a dip in the Scandinavian inspired spa pools. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 At Sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 Antarctic Peninsula
Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, a host of choices are now open and, depending on the ice and weather conditions, the Antarctic Peninsula is yours to explore. Our experienced Discovery Team Leaders will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18–20 hours of daylight.

Discovery: You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view penguin rookeries, kayak around icebergs, hear the ice cracking and whales blow.

The Antarctic Peninsula is a haven for wildlife. Vast penguin rookeries and beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals make every day unforgettable. Across the seasons from spring to summer to autumn it has the highest concentration of multiple species of whales and you are likely to see many species including minke, orca and humpback up close.

Under the hand of your expert Captain and his crew, Scenic Eclipse will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways and sail close to blue-tinged icebergs. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Days 14-16 Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 17 At sea
Farewell your adventure in the icy lands as you set sail heading north to the continent of South America. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 At Sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19 Ushuaia > Buenos Aires
Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark after breakfast to fly to Buenos Aires taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. (Breakfast)

Map
All This Included
Over 19 days, discover the extraordinary landscapes of Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands. Look out for humpback whales and spot king penguins.

Little islands with big tales to tell. The South Georgia Islands are teeming with wildlife and exploration history, while the intriguing Falkland Islands are unique, as is the great white wonder of Antarctica.

Summer comes to Antarctica and South Georgia like a revelation. Arrive as the breeding cycle reaches its peak. Chicks become juveniles and seal pups thrill with mock charges. In March there is a staggering amount of whales, seals, birds and penguins on display as they prepare for the cooler months.
  • Embark Scenic Eclipse
  • Cross the Southern Ocean
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Scenic Discovery excursions, Scenic Freechoice
  • Cruise to South Georgia
  • Cruise to Antarctica
  • At sea
  • Disembark Scenic Eclipse
  • 53 meals including 18 Breakfasts, 17 Lunches and 18 Dinners
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.