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Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia - Quark Expeditions
20 days

Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia

Start and end in Ushuaia
Tour Operator:
Quark Expeditions
Max group size:
189
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33455
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US $15,995
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Itinerary

Start and end in Ushuaia! With the Polar tour Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia, you have a 20 days tour package taking you through Ushuaia, Argentina and 5 other destinations. Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Ushuaia, Argentina
  2. Day 2: Board ship and sail along the Beagle Channel.
  3. Day 3: Sail east towards the Falkland Islands.
  4. Days 4-5: Falkland Islands.
  5. Days 6-7: At sea sailing towards South Georgia.
  6. Days 8-10: South Georgia.
  7. Days 11-12: At sea sailing towards the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula.
  8. Days 13-17: South Shetlands and Antarctic Peninsula.
  9. Days 18-19: Sail back through the Drake Passage.
  10. Day 20: Disembark and end in Ushuaia.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Stateroom / Suite

Quark Expeditions Ships

  • World Explorer
    World Explorer
    Our WORLD EXPLORER can, in a unique way, combine all the requirements of sophisticated guests, lovingly finished down to the smallest deta… Read more
    Built
    2018
    Guests
    200
    Crew
    125
    Length
    126m
    Width
    19m
    Staterooms
    86
    Gross Tonnage
    9300 gt
    Electricity
    220v
    Cruising Speed
    16 knots, in open water
    Draft
    4.7m
  • Ocean Adventurer
    Ocean Adventurer
    As of June 2017, Quark Expeditions’ much beloved polar expedition ship the “Sea Adventurer” will be undergoing a multi-… Read more
    Built
    1976 (refurbished in 1999 and 2002)
    Guests
    132
    Crew
    84
    Length
    101.1m
    Width
    16.2m
    Suites
    57
    Cruising Speed
    12 knots
    Draft
    4.5m

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  • A
    · February 7th, 2013
    THE trip of a lifetime, itinery exceeded expectations AND so did the weather!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?A true expedition  cruise aboard the excellent Vavilov (better than sister ship Ioffe because of its panoramic... Show more
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  • A
    · January 24th, 2013
    The trip was wonderfully organised, good mix of landings and zodiac excurions. On the sea days, it was hard to be bored in between yoga sessions, penguin lectures and the entertainment. Visiting Antarctica, The Falklands and South georgia was a humbling... Show more
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  • A
    · February 26th, 2012
    Holiday of a lifetime, which will never be forgotten.  Had an absolutely amazing time from start to finish. This holiday was beyond our expectations!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?King Penguins and their chicks, so funny! Gentoo... Show more
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  • A
    · February 16th, 2012
    A truly wonderful experience. It was a privilege to have had the opportunity to visit such an awe inspiring part of the world, and to have been made aware of the importance of keeping Antarctica and its wildlife in its present state for future... Show more
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  • A
    · February 14th, 2012
    This was a very special trip. We had fantastic weather and managed 19/20 planned landings by Zodiac. There was an abundance of wildlife, both birds and mammals, including some seldom seen birds and whales.What was the most inspirational moment of your... Show more
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  • A
    · February 14th, 2012
    The Sea Spirit was very comfortable, the only problem they need to address is the food, as it was tepid and mediocre.  We have been on Polar travels several times before and the food was always superb. not sure if the problem lies with Quark or the... Show more
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  • A
    · January 19th, 2012
    Fantastic - great photographic trip.    A lot of days at sea though - so an interest in sea-birds useful!  South Georgia should be a must for anyone who enjoys photographing wildlife, so the time toget there is well worthwhile.What was the most... Show more
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  • A
    · January 17th, 2012
    It was a long way to travel - but it was well worth it, started with a few days in Ushuaia (Argentina) before the expedition cruise started. Ushuaia is a small town with many overpriced so called duty free shops, and outside the town is the National... Show more
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  • A
    · March 14th, 2011
    A wonderful trip.  Once youy have seen Antarctica, you understand the importance of conserving and protecting it.  Be prepared to come back as an ambassador for the region!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Too many to say!  The... Show more
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  • A
    · February 7th, 2011
    I had high expectations, but this trip surpassed them all. The ship was functional & comfortable; the ship crew & expedition team were fun & hard working. The landscapes and wildlife were AWESOME (I hate that word, but no other word does it justice!).... Show more
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20 days
Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia
From Ushuaia to Ushuaia
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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    $
    Argentine Peso
    Argentina
    £
    Falkland Islands Pound
    Falkland Islands
    £
    Pound Sterling
    England
    $
    Chilean Peso
    Chile

    Plugs & Adapters

    Argentinaand ChileArgentinaFalkland Islandsand EnglandChile

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Argentina and Chile. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Argentina, Falkland Islands and Chile. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Argentina, Falkland Islands and Chile. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Argentina and Chile. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Argentina. Ideally 10 days before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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    • For any tour departing before April 1st, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after April 1st, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Quark Expeditions. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 121 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Day in the Life: Falklands & South Georgia