The sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands/Malvinas and South Georgia are home to some of the most unique and abundant wildlife on earth. With beaches covered in fur seals, elephant seals, and hundreds of thousands of penguins, it’s one of the most jaw-dropping nature scenes you will ever experience. We’ll also explore the fascinating history of the area, dating back to the grandiose times of the ‘Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration’ of the late 1800s and early 1900s.


Highlights


• Exploring the port of Stanley

• Penguin rookeries with hundreds of thousands of birds on South Georgia

• Zodiac cruising amongst colossal icebergs

• Potential encounters with Orca, Humpback and Minke whales

• A visit to Grytviken, a former whaling station, and the gravesite of Sir Ernest Shackleton

No need to stress about missed connections or flight delays as you arrive with plenty of time to unwind and enjoy the beautiful Arakur Resort & Spa or spend time discovering the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia.
Explore the sights of Ushuaia such as the museums and Argentinean leather markets or continue relaxing at the hotel. Attend the optional evening briefing for the opportunity to ask questions and meet some of your fellow travelers.
Spend your morning exploring Ushuaia or unwinding at the resort until our mid-afternoon transfer to the ship. Our Expedition Team and ship staff will greet you on board, followed by a safety and orientation briefing and Captain’s welcome dinner.
As we sail south, important briefings on environmental regulations and expedition safety are held, and you won’t want to miss our experts as they begin their informative and entertaining talks about the wildlife, history, and geology of the area.
We’ll be exploring some of the westernmost settled outposts in the Falklands/Malvinas, where you can take in the beautiful countryside and look for Black-Browed albatross or Rockhopper, King, and Magellanic penguin rookeries.
Stanley is a lively hub of activity nestled in a sheltered harbor. Head out on foot to explore the museum, shops and services centered on the port, or look for sea lions, dolphins, and bird life along the shores.
Things really start to ramp up with plenty of wildlife identifying to do as we make our way east across the Antarctic Convergence and officially enter Antarctic waters. Shipboard presentations continue, featuring topics such as the captivating history and abundant wildlife of South Georgia.
South Georgia is often referred to as the ‘Serengeti of the Southern Ocean’ and it’s easy to see why as you take in tens of millions of breeding penguins, seals, and seabirds. Magnificent mountain scenery, glaciers galore, icebergs, a rich historical tapestry, and an incredible array of wildlife will astound you as we travel down South Georgia's leeward coast. We’ll also visit historic Grytviken whaling station, featuring the tiny graveyard where the great Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton is buried.
Heading farther south, we’ll continue our informative presentations and wildlife spotting as the icebergs become bigger and more plentiful.
Here we’ll explore any number of picturesque bays and famed harbors, maneuvering through majestic channels as we travel the wildlife-rich waters. There are great opportunities to stop at several active scientific bases and historic landing sites as we spot numerous species of penguins, seals, and whales along the rugged coastlines and in the sea.
We leave this magical place and make our way north, once again crossing the legendary Drake Passage. We have one last hurrah as we celebrate the conclusion of our expedition with a special slideshow and a final meal together.
With huge smiles on weary, content faces, we disembark in the morning, letting you catch a flight to Buenos Aires or stay in Ushuaia for more sights and adventure.
Itineraries are subject to change.

Triple Stateroom

$19,705 USD pp
Triple Stateroom
17.5 sq. m. Staterooms with an extra single bed and sitting area. Family triples have one queen and one single (409 & 411).

Porthole Stateroom

$22,665 USD pp
Porthole Stateroom
17.5 sq. m. Staterooms with portholes and sitting area.

Window Stateroom

$25,385 USD pp
Window Stateroom
17.5 sq. m. Staterooms with windows and sitting area.

Veranda Stateroom

$27,415 USD pp
Veranda Stateroom
20.8 sq. m. Including a minimum of 3.6 sq. m. balcony. Staterooms with sitting area and private balcony.

Owners Suite

$29,885 USD pp
Owners Suite
30.8 sq. m. Including 5.4 sq. m. balcony. Suites with sitting area and private balcony.

Triple Stateroom

$19,705
$17,734 USD pp
Triple Stateroom
17.5 sq. m. Staterooms with an extra single bed and sitting area. Family triples have one queen and one single (409 & 411).

Porthole Stateroom

$22,665
$20,398 USD pp
Porthole Stateroom
17.5 sq. m. Staterooms with portholes and sitting area.

Window Stateroom

$25,385
$22,846 USD pp
Window Stateroom
17.5 sq. m. Staterooms with windows and sitting area.

Veranda Stateroom

$29,195
$26,275 USD pp
Veranda Stateroom
20.8 sq. m. Including a minimum of 3.6 sq. m. balcony. Staterooms with sitting area and private balcony.

Owners Suite

$34,445
$31,000 USD pp
Owners Suite
30.8 sq. m. Including 5.4 sq. m. balcony. Suites with sitting area and private balcony.

Seaventure

Vessel Type: 1-A Super Ice Class Small Ship

Length: 111,5 m

Passenger Capacity: 139

Built in: 1990 / Reimagined: 2019 / Refurbished: Spring 2021

A WORLD-CLASS SMALL SHIP EXPERIENCE

Seaventure features a 1-A Super ice class rating — the highest ice class awarded to passenger vessels. This means that we will be able to explore coves, bays, and channels that would previously have been forbidden to us. The ship also offers a host of new activities. There’s a sauna, a fitness center, a custom-built citizen science lab, and heated saltwater pool. There is more storage space, which is important because it means we can carry more equipment, so that more of our guests can participate in activities like kayaking, snowshoeing, and camping.

The common areas are larger and beautifully appointed, and the ship has two.

Ship Facilities:

Two Elevators serving all passenger decks

Library with computers

Fitness Center and Sauna

Heated saltwater swimming pool

Citizen Science Laboratory

All Staterooms Feature:

Exterior views

Sitting area with chairs or sofa and table

Complimentary Mini-Bar

Flat Screen TV

Telephone

Safe to store your valuables

Independent temperature controls

Luxury toiletries

Hair dryer

Cabin layout for Seaventure

Sea Kayaking. From (895.00 USD)

10% Off Early Booking Discount

BOOKINGS UNDER DEPOSIT FEB 1 – JUNE 30, 2021: 10% EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT. Terms and Conditions apply, special offer is subject to availability, please contact us for more details.

Inclusions


• Two nights pre-voyage hotel accommodation as per the itinerary (NOTE: Select voyages have 1 night pre-voyage and 1 night post-voyage accommodation as per specific trip inclusions/itinerary)
• Group arrival transfer for airport to hotel on day 1 (For preferred flights only) NOTE: Flight itinerary must be received 100 days prior to departure.
• Group transfer from hotel to ship on embarkation day
• Voyage in selected cabin category
• All scheduled landings and shore excursions as per the itinerary
• All meals while on board the ship
• Coffee and tea while on board
• Expedition parka to keep
• Rubber boots for use throughout the voyage
• Wifi on public computers in library
• 200MB Wi-fi card for use on personal devices
• Daily international news service
• Port charges and taxes
• Group transfer from ship to airport or central location on disembarkation unless specified in itinerary
• Digital voyage log

• 2020/21 Season ONLY;
House Wine, Beer and soft drink with dinner

• 2021/22 season ONLY;
House Alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic drinks

Exclusions


• International and domestic arifares
• Travel insurance including mandatory medical evacutation cover
• Transfer from airport to hotel for guests not arriving on day 1 of the itinerary
• Meals while not on board the ship unless specified in the itinerary
• Any items of a personal nature including medical costs incured on board
• Onboard communication including wifi use over included 200MB
• Optional excursions (EG kayaking or camping where available)
• Gratuities
Seaventure
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$19,705
$17,734 USD pp

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