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Spirit of Shackleton - XVSHSX

Destinasjoner : Antarctica - Argentina - Storbritannia
Aktivitets nivå : Kultur & Tema reiser (standard) - Natur og dyrereiser - Polar ekspedisjoner - Seiling & cruise - Villmarks opplevelser
Turkode : 21593
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Experience vast penguin rookeries and seal colonies on this awe-inspiring voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands. This 21-day voyage illuminates Ernest Shackleton’s legend and recounts his courageous exploration of Antarctica. You’ll visit historical sites of past explorers, as well as Shackleton’s final resting place – the wildlife-rich island of South Georgia. Antarctica is beyond comprehension and sure to amaze any traveller seeking a true adventure to the world’s most remote wilderness.

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Day 1 Ushuaia

Arrive in Ushuaia at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the world's most southerly city.

Day 2 Ushuaia/Beagle Channel (1B, 1D)

Enjoy a free morning in Ushuaia. Do any last minute shopping, explore the town, or visit the surrounding countryside. Embarkation on the G Expedition begins in the afternoon at the port in Ushuaia. Enjoy the evening sailing through the Beagle Channel.

Day 3 Beagle Channel/Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) (1B, 1L, 1D)

As the G Expedition makes passage east, become acquainted with the ship. Begin lectures and information sessions about the extraordinary human and natural history of the Antarctic region.

Days 4-5 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)/Southern Ocean

The Falkland Islands provide a rare opportunity to witness the biological diversity and extraordinary scenery of the southern islands. Penguins are abundant here, and the Falklands have the largest black-browed albatross colony in the world. In Stanley, meet the hardy local inhabitants whose colourful houses provide contrast to the long, dark winters.

Days 6-7 Southern Ocean/South Georgia

Sailing east, set course for South Georgia. Days at sea are filled with lectures to prepare for landings. Watch for the many whales that inhabit these waters.

Days 8-11 South Georgia/Scotia Sea

Home to many interesting sights (including the grave of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton), South Georgia has several former whaling stations and boasts plenty of wildlife. Visiting a huge colony of king penguins is a major highlight of this part of the journey. Weather permitting, spend three full days exploring the island.

Days 12-13 Scotia Sea/Tierra de O'Higgins, Península

Sail for two days, retracing Shackleton's route backwards on course towards Elephant Island and the Antarctic Peninsula.

Days 14-18 Tierra de O'Higgins, Península/Drake Passage

Experience some of the most unique wildlife and awe-inspiring scenery in the world while setting foot on the Antarctic continent. Attempt two shore landings per day (weather permitting), and encounter Gentoo, Chinstrap, and Adélie penguin rookeries; Weddell, crabeater, and leopard seals; and orca, humpback, and minke whales in the cold Antarctic waters. The peninsula also has a remarkable human history.

Days 19-20 Drake Passage/Ushuaia

Reflect on a memorable adventure and take in some final lectures en route back to Ushuaia. Keep a careful lookout for a last chance to spot whales.

Day 21 Ushuaia (1B)

Disembark in the morning.

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  • What's Included
  • Highlights
  • Dossier Disclaimer
  • Itinerary Disclaimer
  • Important Notes
  • Group Leader Description
  • Group Size Notes
  • Meals Included
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Local Flights
  • Solo Travellers
  • Accommodation
  • My Own Room
  • Joining Hotel
  • Joining Instructions
  • Arrival Complications
  • Emergency Contact
  • Finishing Point Instructions
  • What to Take
  • Checklist
  • Suggested Reading
  • Laundry
  • Visas
  • Detailed Trip Notes
  • Spending Money
  • Money Exchange
  • Emergency Fund
  • Departure Tax
  • Tipping
  • Optional Activities
  • Health
  • Safety and Security
  • Trip Specific Safety
  • Medical Form
  • A Couple of Rules
  • Travel Insurance
  • Trip Specific Responsible Travel
  • Planeterra-The G Adventures Foundation
  • Feedback
  • Newsletter
  • Travel Forum - The Watering Hole
  • Minimum Age
  • Keeping in Touch on the G Expedition
  • International Flights
  • Max Pax
  • Group Leader
  • Travel Style

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