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South Georgia and Antarctica penguin safari

Weather and logistics permitting
Other departure dates available
Plus save a further 10% when you pay in full at time of booking

What to expect

Departing the Argentinian port of Ushuaia, sail down the historic Beagle Channel, which transects the Tierra del Fuego archipelago in the extreme south of South America. Journeying southeast to South Georgia, you’ll officially enter Antarctic waters once the ship crosses the Antarctic Convergence, an invisible biological boundary encircling the continent. 

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What you'll love

Outdoor activities
Stunning landscapes and sights
Wildlife

Perfect for

Eco friendly
Suitable for everyone
Premium experiences

What's included

  • Group arrival transfer in Ushuaia from airport to pre-expedition hotel
  • One night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Ushuaia with breakfast
  • Group transfer from hotel to ship on embarkation day
  • 16 nights expedition cruise aboard Ocean Explorer from Ushuaia return
  • Group departure transfer upon disembarkation in Ushuaia from hip to local airport or to luggage storage facility
  • One 10–15-minute helicopter flightseeing excursion (weather and logistics permitting)
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Options and details

Upgrades available, ask a travel advisor at RAA for more information on cabins and pricing.

Other dates available: 

  • 6 January 2025
  • 16 February 2025
  • 24 January 2026
  • 1 February 2026

Save an additional 10% when you pay in full when booking on select departures!#

Terms and conditions

*Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid for new bookings as until 31 July 2024 for select voyages. Bookings made after the promotion period will not qualify for savings. Must quote promo code(s) and provide passengers' full names at the time of booking. Rates/savings per person. Only combinable with Shackleton Club’s past passenger offers. Applies to voyage full fare only; cabins limited. Not applicable to Transfer Package, Adventure Options, additional hotel accommodation, pre/post tours, insurance, flights, or group bookings. Quark Expeditions® has the right to limit, change or discontinue promotion at any time without notice. Excludes triple and single occupancy cabins. Pricing correct as at 31 May 2024.
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