Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands - Solar Eclipse Departure

20 Days
Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
From (USD)
$ 27,695
Dates & Pricing

2021 Buenos Aires > Buenos Aires

Tour Map
Tour Code:
201S
Duration:
20 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Buenos Aires

20 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

    The beautiful city of Buenos Aires is defined by the twin elements of Latin passion and European romance, creating a dynamic destination known for its mix of architectural styles, a thriving contemporary and historic art scene, and culinary pleasure. Arrive at your hotel for your one night stay.

  2. Day 2 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, where your crew will warmly greet you as you board Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At sea

    Make yourself at home on board Scenic Eclipse, where luxury is almost limitless.  As you sail south, wildlife spotting opportunities abound; your Discovery Team will be out on deck looking for albatross, prions, and petrels that follow the ship. They will present lectures on the history and geology of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean as we make our way to the Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Antarctic Peninsula

    The Antarctic Peninsula contains some of the world’s most impressive scenery and wildlife. A network of channels surrounded by towering mountain peaks covered in snow and enormous glaciers abound. There is no place on the planet like Antarctica.

    Discovery

    Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Continue to explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Continue to explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Continue to explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Continue to explore the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Elephant Island

    Sailing towards South Georgia and your voyage slows to the rhythm of the sea. There is plenty of time to simply relax and be entranced by the many seabirds you’ll encounter on your way. Join the avid whale watchers on deck hoping to get a glimpse of one of these leviathans of the ocean, or simply sit back and contemplate the vastness of the sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - At Sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - South Georgia

    South Georgia is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The island is a tiny speck in the vastness of the South Atlantic Ocean, and one of the most remote parts of our planet. Despite being such a small outpost in the vastness of these waters, the seas around South Georgia are amongst the most lively on earth. A huge diversity and abundance of marine life supports the colonies of of seals, whales, penguins and seabirds that call this region home. Shackleton and five of his crew sailed from Elephant Island in the James Caird and finally found safety in the tiny entrance of Cave Cove. This epic story of survival began with the sinking of his ship, the Endurance, in the Weddell Sea, six months earlier. As you explore South Georgia, you will have the opportunity to reflect on Shackleton’s epic journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - South Georgia

    Explore South Georgia.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - South Georgia

    Explore South Georgia.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - South Georgia

    For a very brief moment (1 minute, 40 seconds) when the moon blocks the sun’s light during a solar eclipse, the polar regions are plunged into darkness. Join your crew on deck early this morning to be part of this wonder of the natural world. Don your provided pair of eclipse glasses and savor the stillness of this magical moment with your fellow guests, knowing you’re among the few to have witnessed this once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon from this southernmost part of the world. This location at sea and the extreme latitude places the eclipse low on the horizon, making a successful sighting that much more difficult, yet that much more rewarding should all the stars align. Note: As with all eclipse sightings, visibility is influenced by the weather and cloud conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - South Georgia / At Sea

    A morning of exploration of South Georgia before we set sail to the Falkland Islands.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - At sea

    Time spent at sea is yours to do with as you please. Our world-class amenities are certain to keep you busy, from the on board theatre and Senses Spa, to wonderful dining experiences. Spot icebergs and marine life from the comfort of your private verandah.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Falkland Islands

    Remote and sparsely populated, the Falkland Islands are a wildlife lovers paradise. You will visit a number of the outer islands, where large colonies of penguins and albatross thrive.  Fur seals and elephant seals roam sandy beaches; while the surrounding waters are home to whales and dolphins. Visit the very British capital, Stanley and its small but thriving community.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of the small capital or on a Battlefields Tour visit the key sites of the conflict.

    Discovery

    Partake in a Scenic Discovery excursion at Gypsy Cove, walk the wildlife trail and see the Magellanic penguin colony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Falkland Islands

    We continue our exploration of the Falkland islands on Saunders Island and West Point.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - At sea

    As you head north to Ushuaia, you have time to reflect on your experience of a lifetime, knowledge garnered from your Discovery Team and the unsurpassed luxury of Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Ushuaia, Argentina > Buenos Aires

    Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew. Disembark after breakfast to fly to Buenos Aires, taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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