King Penguins, Beach, Falkland Islands, Antarctica

Falkland Islands & South Georgia Holidays

Remote and challenging to reach, the islands offer astonishing wildlife, a rich history, and staggering king penguin colonies. This is nature’s kingdom where the husky cry of the sea lion and the quizzical gaze of the rockhopper are reminders of nature’s supremacy.

Furthermore, a voyage into the deep waters of outlying islands will occasionally reward marine enthusiasts with sightings of bull elephant seals and southern right whale encounters. We have been specialising in expeditionary voyages to the Southern Ocean for over ten years and offer a number of cruises to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands, often in combination with Antarctica, which must rank as one of the world’s great sea voyages. We also have a South Georgia only voyage, focused on spending extended time exploring this little visited island for wildlife enthusiasts and those who want to return for longer.

King Penguins, Beach, South Georgia Islands, Antarctica
King Penguins, Beach, South Georgia Islands, Antarctica

Ultimate Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

This in-depth exploration of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island and Antarctica is an extraordinary option for expedition cruising.

21 days

from £18,295 pp

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King Penguins and Elephant Seals, South Georgia
King Penguins and Elephant Seals, South Georgia

South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

Welcome to “the most staggering wildlife show on Earth”. This in-depth exploration of South Georgia and the Falkland Islands is a memorable wildlife-centric voyage that travels to one of the planet’s most isolated islands.

17 days

from £8,715 pp

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Antarctica, Uncovered
Browse the Great White Continent

We have created and curated these voyage ideas to get you inspired. Browse through them and find something that is the spark for your unique adventure to Antarctica.


Things to do, places to explore and moments to experience.

Scroll to discover some of our most remarkable travel experiences in Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands, from diving to photographing busy penguin rookeries.

World War 2 Gun Relic, Ordnance Point, Falkland Islands

Falkland Battlefields

Explore the battlefields of the 1982 conflict.

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Gypsy Cove, Falkland Islands

Walk on Gypsy Cove

Explore the stunning coastal paths and inland hills for magical sea views.

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Photographer, King Penguin Colony, Falkland Islands

Wildlife of the Outlying Islands

Take a boat to visit the outlying islands and watch whales, penguins, seals and birds.

King Penguins, Volunteer Point, Falkland Islands

Photography in the Falklands

Make the most of the light clarity in the Falkland Islands, as it provides wonderful opportunities for photographers and artists.

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Adelie penguins, Antarctica

Penguins of the Weddell Sea

Discover the clearest sea waters on earth, home to millions of penguins that include Adélies and emperors.

Polar Plunge, North Pole

The Polar Plunge

Plunge in the icy Antarctic waters of Paradise Bay, a completely exhilarating (and somewhat bonkers) way to experience the cold continent.

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Trekking, Antarctica

Snow Adventures in Antarctica

Try snowshoeing across the icy white plains of Antarctica, a challenging but exhilarating sport.

Diver, Antarctica

Diving in Antarctic Waters

Don a dry suit and take a dip in the icy cold waters of Antarctica to dive or snorkel with curious penguins and marvel at the ice beneath the surface.

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Camping in Antarctica

Camp near the South Pole

For a truly extraordinary and utterly unique experience, fly in to a specially constructed camp near the South Pole.

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Leopard seal, Antarctica

Aperture on Cuverville Island

Head out on a photography tour on Cuverville Island, known for its deafeningly noisy penguin rookeries.

Ernest Shackleton's Grave, South Georgia

Explorers of Antarctica

Learn the fascinating history of the early explorers, perhaps visiting both the iconic huts and graves (and snow tombs) of Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott.

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Kayaking, Icebergs, Antarctica

Icy Water Kayaking

Navigate alongside icebergs in Wilhelmina Bay, looking out for curious penguins and whales, or embark on an overnight camping expedition.

Emperor Penguins, Antarctica

Navigate the Ross Sea

Sail through the remote ocean region that is home to emperor penguins, orca whales, and leopard seals, and see the largest floating body of ice in the world.

Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Sue Grimwood

Sue fell in love with the windswept Falkland Islands years ago. Whether it is being surrounded by hundreds of pairs of nesting black browed albatross or spotting dolphins in the surf, there is so much more to these islands then the 1982 conflict.

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