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    Falkland, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula

    Falkland, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula

    Explore the Falkland Islands, fantastic South Georgia, the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula on this extraordinary journey. Our adventure starts with a visit to the fascinating Falkland Islands. The capital of Port Stanley with its quaint English architecture is on our list as well as landings and wildlife viewing on pristine and protected beaches. Our next stop is South Georgia, one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Wildlife-rich beaches, active research stations, former whaling stations and a visit to Shackleton's final resting place are on the agenda for the next few days. From here, we plot our course toward the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. In the South Shetland Islands we will make Zodiac landings at penguin rookeries, research stations and fascinating viewpoints. The sub-Antarctic islands and Antarctic Peninsula are a nature photographer's paradise and we will attempt as many landings per day as weather conditions permit to bring you close to the beauty of Antarctica. After leaving Antarctica behind, we will spend the last sea days bird watching from the top deck and attending interesting lectures, and workshops in one of the ship's lounges as we cross the Drake Passage and sail back to Ushuaia.

    Important facts in an overview

    • 21.12.2021 - 11.01.2022 (English)

    • MS Ocean Atlantic
    • From / to Ushuaia
    • Max. 189 guests on board

    Your ship - MS Ocean Atlantic

    Ship MS Ocean Atlantic

    Map of the itinerary

    Map of the journey Falkland, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula

    Itinerary

    First day: Arrival at Ushuaia, Arrival at

    Second to penultimate day: On expedition cruise... Ice, weather and wildlife observation will determine the route.

    Last day: Disembarkation at Ushuaia and return home.

    Please note: The trips and programmes described here are for your orientation only. The final itinerary will be adjusted on site according to weather conditions, the current ice situation and animal sightings. The captain and expedition leader will determine the itinerary depending on the above mentioned factors and will inform you daily about the events. Flexibility and adaptability is of utmost importance on cruises with expedition character.

    DAY 1 ARRIVAL AND EMBARKATION IN USHUAIA

    Arrive and embark in Ushuaia, Argentina - the southernmost city in the world. Explore the picturesque city or the local countryside. Alternatively, consider a day trip off the beaten tracks to the raw, natural archipelago of Tierra del Fuego, or a tour to the nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park. It's a hiker's paradise with rugged snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and flower-filled meadows.

    In the afternoon, we board the Ocean Atlantic, our home for the next few days.

    Our journey begins as we navigate the calm waters of the Beagle Channel, a strait in the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago.

    DAY 2 AT SEA, HEADING TO THE FALKLAND ISLANDS

    During your first day at sea, you'll get to know your ship properly and follow some mandatory information briefings. Days at sea are great for attending lectures and other expedition team activities, reading books in the ship's library, and watching the omnipresent petrels and albatrosses from above. Or just relaxing.


    Deck plan of the

    Deck plan of  MS Ocean Atlantic

    Show deck plan

    Prices

    2021-2022
    21.12.2021 - 11.01.2022 (English)
    21 nights on board
    CHF 9'400.-
    8'540.- €
    CHF 11'380.-
    10'340.- €
    CHF 13'850.-
    12'590.- €
    CHF 14'840.-
    13'490.- €
    CHF 14'840.-
    13'490.- €
    CHF 15'830.-
    14'390.- €
    CHF 16'820.-
    15'290.- €
    CHF 18'800.-
    17'090.- €

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    Included in travel price

    • Accommodation on board in the booked cabin category;
    • All meals on board during the cruise (B/L/D);
    • 24-hour tea and coffee station on board;
    • All planned shore excursions, Zodiac rides, excursions according to program;
    • Experienced expedition leaders and lecturers;
    • Rentel rubber boots.
    • Expedition parka;
    • Photo workshop;
    • Welcome and farewell cocktail;
    • Digital photo link after the trip
    • Taxes and port fees

    Not included in travel price

    • Arrival and departure, flight to Ushuaia. Arctos Travel will be happy to advise you on a possible pre-cruise program;
    • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages;
    • Health insurance with emergency evacuation (required);
    • Luggage and cancellation insurance (recommended);
    • Personal expenses and tips.