South Georgia

Falklands (Malvinas), South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings (with Buenos Aires flights)

Falklands (Malvinas), South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings (with Buenos Aires flights)

» Antarctica

» Jan 6 2018Jan 25 2018 (20 DAYS)

» EMBARKATION: Ushuaia

» DISEMBARKATION: Ushuaia

EXPEDITION IN BRIEF

  • Explore the world’s seventh continent on the Antarctic Peninsula by ship, Zodiac and on foot;
  • Learn about Antarctica’s unique geology, history and wildlife with an expert team of lecturers;
  • See South Georgia’s incredible wildlife, including 30 breeding bird species and four penguin species;
  • Follow in the footsteps of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s perilous voyages on South Georgia and pause for a moment at his graveside;
  • Explore the quaint, British town of Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

  • Day 1 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Day 2 – Ushuaia, Argentina, and Embarkation
  • Day 3 – At sea
  • Day 4 and 5 – Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Days 6 and 7 – At Sea
  • Days 8 to 11 – South Georgia
  • Days 12 and 13 – At Sea
  • Days 14 to 17 – South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula
  • Days 18 and 19 ­– Crossing the Drake Passage
  • Day 20 – Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Watch a wild, isolated and extreme world come to life as scores of penguins dive for food, herds of elephant seals bathe in the sun, and pods of orcas pass you by.

SHIP

Ocean Endeavour

ADVENTURE OPTIONS

Kayaking
Stand-up paddleboarding

ACTIVITIES

Photography

This is a truly epic adventure through the remote Falkland Islands, the wildlife paradise of South Georgia and the extraordinary landscape of the Antarctic Peninsula. You’ll enjoy unforgettable encounters with untamed wildlife in a vast, dramatic and spectacular setting; you’ll take a step back in time at historically significant sites; and you’ll be mesmerized by the rich diversity and contrasts that make these regions so captivating and unique.

Watch a wild, isolated and extreme world come to life as scores of penguins dive for food, herds of elephant seals bathe in the sun, and pods of orcas pass you by. You’ll be transported to your own wildlife documentary, staged in a magnificent setting of mountains, sea and ice.


CABINS & PRICES

Triple USD 11,995
Single USD 17,695
Twin Porthole Cabins USD 17,695

USD 20,695 Plus*

USD 20,695 Plus (2)**

Twin Window Cabins USD 18,595

USD 23,995 Plus*

USD 23,995 Plus (2)**

Upper Deck Twin USD 21,995
Superior Twin USD 22,495
Top Deck Twin USD 23,495
Suites USD 25,495 Junior

USD 26,995 (Owner’s)

All rates per person in USD
*Twice the space of the Twin Porthole or Twin Window, with one bathroom.
**Twice the space of the Twin Porthole or Twin Window, with two bathrooms. Complimentary wine with dinner on Ocean Endeavour.

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INCLUDES

  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks on board
  • All shore landings per the daily program
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • An official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • A hair dryer and bathrobes in every cabin
  • Comprehensive predeparture materials, including a map and an informative Antarctic Reader
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person

EXCLUDES

  • Mandatory transfer package*
  • International airfare
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Additional overnight accommodation
  • Optional adventure activities
  • Arrival transfer in Buenos Aires on Day 1

*Buenos Aires transfer package includes:

  • One night’s hotel accommodation in Buenos Aires, with breakfast
  • Group transfer from the hotel to the airport in Buenos Aires
  • Charter flight from the Buenos Aires international airport to Ushuaia, and return
  • Group transfer from the Ushuaia airport to the ship, and return
  • Combined airport transfer and express bus tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park after disembarkation

Package cost: USD 950

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