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Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands (2018-19)

Luxury Expedition Cruises: Expert-led expeditions to exotic locales, with shore excursions

Limited to 199 guests
Days: 17  |  From: $17,995 (was $21,995)


Set sail on an extraordinary panoramic voyage for the best of the Southern Ocean, exploring epic Antarctica, the colorful Falkland Islands and wildlife-packed South Georgia with its rookeries of king penguins.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise for 15 nights aboard new and luxurious 'Le Lyrial' with guaranteed balcony accommodations for all guests, only when exclusively charted by A&K
  • Gain a deep understanding of the region with enriching lectures by award-winning A&K experts, including scientists, historians and those awarded the coveted Polar Medal
  • Learn about the fascinating life of one of Antarctica's greatest explorers, Ernest Shackleton, when you visit his gravesite in Grytviken
  • Set off for exciting shore excursions in swift Zodiacs (sturdy inflatable boats), where closer views of the land and wildlife reveal the remarkable biodiversity of the Southern Ocean
  • Experience the benefits of all-inclusive cruising with onboard gratuities, unlimited house drinks, and all excursions and port charges included on your voyage
  • Stay at the luxurious Palacio Duhau - Park Hyatt on beautiful Alvear Avenue in Buenos Aires
  • Take advantage of convenient A&K charter flights to and from Ushuaia
  • Discover family-friendly programming on our December 22 cruise, which features exciting youth-focused workshops on board and excursions led by dedicated Young Explorers Guides, also experienced educators


Itinerary at a Glance

Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

Day 1: Arrive Buenos Aires, Argentina

Day 2: Ushuaia | At the Edge of the World

Day 3: At Sea | Riches of the Southern Ocean

Day 4: Port Stanley, Falkland Islands | Remote Archipelago

Days 5-6: Cruising the South Atlantic | Abundant Wildlife

Days 7-9: South Georgia | Footsteps of Ernest Shackleton

Days 10-11: Cruising the Scotia Sea | Antarctic Anticipation

Days 12-14: Antarctica | The White Continent

Days 15-16: Cruising the Drake Passage | Time for Reflection

Day 17: Depart Ushuaia

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Dec 22, 2018 departure | Special Family Holiday departure featuring an A&K Young Explorers Guide, with special pricing available for children 7-18. Contact A&K for details.




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