Cruise through Antarctica’s narrow passages and protected channels on board the Sea Spirit. This small yet manoeuvrable vessel navigates pleasantly into areas that larger ships cannot. There are seven luxurious cabin categories to choose from fitting a total of 114 passengers. There are plenty of social places and quiet nooks for rest and relaxation including, a club lounge, restaurant, bar, outdoor bistro, infirmary, library, gym and presentation lounge. Take advantage of the open bridge to view the spectacular Antarctic landscapes from the ships bridge (Captains station).
*Number of days depends on itinerary
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Islands
22 Nights/23 Days
Excursions to the many sites of the Falklands, South Georgia, Antarctic Islands and Antarctic Peninsula are weather dependant, safety is a priority and therefore itineraries may be adjusted during your trip.
Arrive in the capital city of Montevideo, Uruguay. Upon arrival, group transfer to hotel and the rest of the day at leisure.
The Falkland Islands are truly a Birders paradise with large colonies of penguins and albatross that can be observed up close. There are also fur and elephant seals that layabout on the sandy beaches and whale and dolphin species that call the nearby waters home.
If weather permits, you will visit Stanley, the quaint capital of the Falkland Islands. While there visit the Falkland Islands Museum, the governor’s house, cathedral, a war memorial, gift shops, pubs and see shipwrecks viewed from the harbour.
South Georgia hosts an abundant number of wildlife providing an opportune time to photograph or observe them at a safe but close distance. It is said that approximately 100 million seabirds inhabit South Georgia, including, albatross, king penguins, macaroni penguins prions, petrels and terns.
Elephant seals and fur seals can be found on the beaches of the Salisbury Plain and Andrews Bay while many whales can be seen in the surrounding waters.
Visit Grytviken, a former whaling station now museum and is the site of the final resting place of famous polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton.
Be awestruck by the impressive scenery of glaciers and icebergs all unique in size, structure and coloured with many shades of blue in the Antarctic Peninsula. Penguins can be seen foraging in the sea along with krill and a variety of whale and seal species.
Visit sites such as Deception Island and Elephant Island among the South Shetland Islands. It is here where you will learn its fascinating history and teeming with wildlife.
Antarctic Peninsula - Land of Penguins & Icebergs
11 Nights/ 12 Days
Be awestruck by the impressive scenery of glaciers and icebergs all unique in size, structure and coloured with many shades of blue in the Antarctic Peninsula. Penguins can be seen foraging in the sea along with krill and a variety of whale and seal species. See the sheltered bays along the Gerlache Strait which has the famous Lemaire Channel or ‘Kodak Gap’ earning its name thanks to its stunning scenery of a narrow passage sheltered by towering icebergs.
Visit sites such as Deception Island among the South Shetland Islands. It is here where you will learn its fascinating history and teeming with wildlife.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica - Antarctic Wildlife Adventure
22 Nights/ 23 Days
Enjoy presentations and lectures by the expert staff to prepare for your journey ahead. Here you will gain a solid understanding of Antarctic wildlife, history and the fascinating geology that makes up this ‘White continent’.
If weather and sea conditions permits, you will experience your first landing in the South Shetland Islands.
South Georgia is one of the few places in Antarctica flourishing with wildlife. Throughout exploring and cruising the islands of South Georgia, keep your eyes peeled for elephant seals, humpbacks, orcas, albatrosses and the handsome king penguins.
Visit Grytviken, a former whaling station and is also the final resting place of the famous polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton.
Off the beaten track with miles of rugged coastlines and endless beauty of flora and fauna, the Falkland Islands are truly a picturesque escape away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Here you’ll find sea lions, fur seals, black-browed albatrosses and several penguin species including the King, Gentoo and Magellanic.
Visit the quaint yet charming capital, Stanley. Walk the streets to see the British architecture and see shipwrecks on the coast and unusual whalebone arch.
- 1 pre-voyage hotel night
- Group transfers from airport to hotel prior to embarkation
- Group transfer to ship on the day of embarkation
- Group transfer to airport or central location upon disembarkation
- All schedule landings and excursions
- All meals on board
- Expedition Leader and Expedition Team throughout the voyage
- Accommodation on board
- Poseidon Expeditions branded parka
- Rubber boots for shore landings throughout the cruise
- Welcome and Farewell cocktails
- All port fees
- Pre-departure materials
- Digital Voyage Log
- Any airfares
- Any applicable visa and passport fees
- Luggage and trip cancellation insurance
- Alcoholic beverages or soft drinks
- Personal expenses such as laundry and onboard communication (e-mails, phone calls and faxes)
- Emergency Evacuation insurance to a minimum benefit of USD 200,000
- Optional extras such as kayaking and camping (available for extra cost)