Antarctica, Falklands, South Georgia: Ultimate Expedition

Hurtigruten Cruises
From
$11,581USD
p.p. in a Shared Cabin, Excludes Flights
Duration 23 days - 22 nights
Departure Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ships MS Fram
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This fantastic expedition cruise to Antarctica, Falklands, South Georgia: Ultimate Expedition visits the Falklands and untouched South Georgia before the ultimate exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. With beaches covered in fur seals, elephant seals, and hundreds of thousands of penguins on South Georgia, it’s one of the most jaw-dropping nature scenes you will ever experience. A team of experts from around the world lead ice-cruising and landings as you hike, explore and observe wildlife in the most remote continent on Earth. Spend the days in wonder as you marvel at the endless vistas & wonderful marine wildlife. This is the ultimate expedition that has it all.

This itinerary is run by Hurtigruten Cruises who operate premium expeditions to Antarctica and many other regions of the world. On each of the purpose-built ships in their fleet, you will find modern facilities and equipment designed specifically to sail in remote waters. No matter which of their three ships you sail on – the MS FramMS Fridtjof Nansen, or the MS Roald Amundsen – expect fantastic service and wonderful expedition team.  

Unsure if this Antarctica, Falklands, South Georgia: Ultimate Expedition itinerary is right for you? Review our Antarctica destination overview for full details on seasonality, routes, ship selection, pricing, expedition inclusions and how North South Voyages can help make your Antarctica dream become reality.

Departures

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  • DateDec 17, 2022 - Jan 08, 2023
    Duration23 days - 22 nights
    SizeMedium (200 Guests)
    Stars3* Standard
    Expeditions RatingGood
    Zodiacs & Embarkation8 Boats | 2 Points
    From$13,177USDp.p. in a Shared Cabin
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  • DateFeb 18 - Mar 12, 2023
    Duration23 days - 22 nights
    SizeMedium (200 Guests)
    Stars3* Standard
    Expeditions RatingGood
    Zodiacs & Embarkation8 Boats | 2 Points
    From$12,113USDp.p. in a Shared Cabin
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  • DateJan 07 - Jan 29, 2023
    Duration23 days - 22 nights
    SizeMedium (200 Guests)
    Stars3* Standard
    Expeditions RatingGood
    Zodiacs & Embarkation8 Boats | 2 Points
    From$13,177USDp.p. in a Shared Cabin
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  • DateJan 28 - Feb 19, 2023
    Duration23 days - 22 nights
    SizeMedium (200 Guests)
    Stars3* Standard
    Expeditions RatingGood
    Zodiacs & Embarkation8 Boats | 2 Points
    From$13,177USDp.p. in a Shared Cabin
    Cabin prices
  • DateNov 05 - Nov 27, 2022
    Duration23 days - 22 nights
    SizeMedium (200 Guests)
    Stars3* Standard
    Expeditions RatingGood
    Zodiacs & Embarkation8 Boats | 2 Points
    From$11,581USDp.p. in a Shared Cabin
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  • DateNov 26 - Dec 18, 2022
    Duration23 days - 22 nights
    SizeMedium (200 Guests)
    Stars3* Standard
    Expeditions RatingGood
    Zodiacs & Embarkation8 Boats | 2 Points
    From$11,581USDp.p. in a Shared Cabin
    Cabin prices

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Buenos Aires
Overnight Buenos Aires
Day 2
Flight to Ushuaia & embarkation
Day 3
Across the Open Sea
Day 4 - 6
Falkland Islands
Day 7 - 8
At Sea: Cruising the South Atlantic
Day 9 - 13
South Georgia - The Serengeti of the Southern Ocean
Day 14 -15
At Sea: Towards Antarctica
Day 16 - 20
Antarctica - Another World!
Day 21 - 22
Crossing the Drake Passage: The Voyage North
Day 23
Disembark at Ushuaia and fly to Buenos Aires

Itinerary

Inclusions:

  • Hurtigruten Expedition Cruise in cabin grade of your choice
  • One hotel night in Buenos Aires before the voyage including breakfast
  • Transfer hotel to airport in Buenos Aires
  • Return economy flights Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
  • Transfers in Ushuaia including one orientation tour
  • All meals including beverages (ship beer and wine, sodas and mineral water in all restaurants)
  • Coffee and tea included throughout the day and an early riser and afternoon treat offered
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes and the Citizen Science programme which allows guests to assist with live scientific research
  • A rich program of included activities on all voyages designed to immerse you in the destinations you visit, including ice-cruising and onshore exploration with the Expedition Team
  • Use of the ship’s hot tubs, panoramic sauna, outdoor and indoor gyms, and outdoor running track
  • Professional onboard photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant jacket
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to use at water refill stations on board
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and equipment needed for optional and included activities
  • Free Wi-fi on board for all guests
  • No gratuities expected

Exclusions:

  • International flights
  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners
  • Optional small-group adventures with our Expedition Team such as kayaking, camping, glacier walks, long hikes (availability contingent on weather conditions and safety)
  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area
  • Travel insurance
  • Luggage handling
  • Extra expenses (laundry, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Visas for Chile and/or Argentina, passport expenses, and any arrival and/or departure tax, if applicable

Optional Extras:

  • Kayaking near icebergs, seals, and penguins
  • Camping ashore near penguins
  • Guided hikes to scenic viewpoints or wildlife habitats
  • Snowshoeing through pristine snow fields
  • Polar plunge

*Note that we will quote flights for you when provided with your desired travel dates. Costs will vary depending on your travel dates.