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In Shackleton's Footsteps - M/V Greg Mortimer

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We start our journey from the Southern tip of Argentina in Ushuaia. From here we set sail€ross the Beagle Channel into the infamous Drake Passage, before reaching the calm shores of the Antarctic peninsula. We will follow in the wake of Shackleton, heading towards the wildlife haven of South Georgia. Often described as the gem of the Southern Ocean, the splendour of South Georgia is hard to describe - stunning snow-capped mountain landscapes, deep fjords, tousled tussock grasses and wild beaches all combine to provide superb stunning photo opportunities. Here is the most important colony of king penguins, fur seals and elephant seals and it is estimated that over 10 million sea birds visit South Georgia each year. Our wildlife -rich journey continues as we set sail to the Falkland Islands. This archipelago of over 400 islands, is an important breeding ground for penguins, elephant seals and sea lions and we will have plenty of time to explore and admire its delightful offerings.

South Georgia’s magnificent mountains - observe huge king penguin colonies
Discover Grytviken’s whaling history - visit Shackleton’s grave
Trace the final leg of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s perilous journey - from Fortuna Bay to Stromness
Sail to the Falkland Islands - explore this magnificent archipelago


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10/03/2021 31/03/2021 0 £0.0000

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