Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

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

19 Days
Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
From (CAD)
$ 31,995
Dates & Pricing

2019/2020 Buenos Aires > Buenos Aires

Extraordinary landscapes

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.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
201S
Duration:
19 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Buenos Aires

19 Day Itinerary

  1. 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. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 3am.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Falkland Islands

    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.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - At sea

    Farewell your adventure in the icy lands as you set sail heading north to the continent of South America.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - At Sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. 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. Please book your flight to depart after 8pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your all-inclusive cruise features:
  • Only 200 guests on board
  • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to nine on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • 16 member Specialist Polar Discovery Team
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Engaging lecture and education program on board
  • Complimentary expedition parka, water bottle plus use of special polar boots
  • Internal flights and taxes
  • All tipping and gratuities

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