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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

Montevideo to Buenos Aires - Example 19 Day Cruise aboard Scenic Eclipse
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Join this 19-day adventure to Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands aboard the Scenic Eclipse. Explore the little islands with big tales to tell. Visit a number of the outer Falkland Islands, home to large penguin colonies. As the ship makes its way to South Georgia, witness the abundant marine life and learn about Shackleton and his crew. Finally, sail to the Antarctic Peninsula where you will see some of the world's most impressive scenery and wildlife. There is no place on the planet like Antarctica. Head north to Ushuaia, while at sea reflect on your experience while enjoying the luxury amenities of the Scenic Eclipse.
Observe beautiful fur sealsMarveling at all the shades of blue!A group of penguins in the Falkland IslandsStatue of General Artigas in Plaza IndependenciaA colony of king penguins on South Georgia
Highlights
  • Visit the Falklands islands, where colonies of penguins & albatross thrive
  • Explore South Georgia, one of the most beautiful places in the world
  • See the seals, whales, penguins, and seabirds of the polar regions
  • View the world’s most impressive scenery and wildlife at the Antarctic Peninsula
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Buenos Aires

Latin passion and European romance define the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, a dynamic mecca known for its wide-ranging architectural styles, contemporary and historic arts, and culinary pleasure. Arrive at your hotel for your one-night stay.

Day 2: Buenos Aires | Embark | Ushuaia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Make yourself at home on board the Scenic Eclipse, where luxury is almost limitless. As you sail south, wildlife spotting opportunities abound; your Discovery Team will be out on the deck looking for albatross, prions and petrels that follow the ship. They will present lectures on the history and geology of the Falkland Islands and the Southern Ocean.

Day 3: At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Make yourself at home on Scenic Eclipse and immerse yourself in the limitless luxury. As you cruise south, wildlife spotting opportunities abound; your Discovery Team will be out on the deck looking for albatross, prions, and petrels that follow the ship. They will present lectures on the history and geology of the Falkland Islands and the Southern Ocean in the state-of-the-art onboard theatre. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4-7: Antarctic Peninsula

  • Ship
  • 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
Welcome to Antarctica. Seeing the 7th continent for the first time is unlike anything you would have experienced before. Feeling the fresh, crisp air on your face. Hearing the snow crunch under your boot when you first step foot on the pristine land. Watching the unperturbed wildlife in their natural habitat. This is a land of peace.  
Your expert Captain and crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways which may include traversing the stunning 11-kilometer-long Lemaire Channel where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage just 700 meters wide at its narrowest point. There may be the chance to visit a working scientific base and discuss life in these harsh conditions with the staff. Enjoy the chance to visit areas alive with wildlife, such as penguins, seals, and whales. You could explore the remnants of a derelict whaling station and a vacant British base or climb to the rim of a volcanic crater. If conditions are favorable, there may be the opportunity to cross the Antarctic Circle at latitude 66°33’ South.  
Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, a host of choices are open, and, depending on the ice and weather conditions, the Antarctic Peninsula is yours to explore. Your experienced Discovery Team Leaders, who have made countless journeys to Antarctica, will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18-20 hours of daylight. 

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

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8-9: At Sea

  • Ship
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Sailing towards South Georgia gives you time to slow to the rhythm of the sea. There will be plenty of time to relax and be entranced by the many seabirds you’ll encounter on your way. You may decide to join the avid whale watchers hoping to get a glimpse of one of these giant mammals, or simply contemplate the vastness of the ocean. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10-12: South Georgia

  • Ship
  • 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Time spent at sea is yours to do with as you please. The world-class amenities are certain to keep you busy, from the onboard theatre and Senses Spa to wonderful dining experiences. Spot icebergs and marine life from the comfort of your private verandah.

Day 13-14: At Sea

  • Ship
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Enjoy time at sea exploring the many 6-star luxury amenities on board your Discovery Yacht, from the onboard 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

Day 15-16: Falkland Islands

  • Ship
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Remote and sparsely populated, the Falkland Islands are a wildlife lover’s 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

Day 17-19: At Sea

  • Ship
  • 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20: Montevideo | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast

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Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Eclipse Lumière Restaurant
Scenic Eclipse Cabin
Scenic Eclipse Chef's Table Restaurant

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Verandah Suite D
344-366 sqft. Verandah Suites, located on Deck 5, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite DA
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Deck 5, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite DB
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Deck 5, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite DD
409-430 sqft. Choose a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite, located on Deck 5, which provides additional room to relax. Amenities include a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Verandah Suite C
344-366 sqft. Verandah Suites, located on Deck 6, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite CA
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Deck 6, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite CD
409-430 sqft. Choose a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite, located on Deck 6, which provides additional room to relax. Amenities include a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Verandah Suite B
344-366 sqft. Verandah Suites, located on Decks 5, 6, 7 or 8, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite BA
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Decks 6, 7 or 8 provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite BD
409-430 sqft. Choose a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite, which provides additional room to relax. Amenities include a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Verandah Suite A
344-366 sqft. Verandah Suites, located on Decks 5, 6, 7 or 8, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite AA
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Decks 6, 7 or 8 provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite AD
409-430 sqft. Choose a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite, which provides additional room to relax. Amenities include a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Spa Suite S
495-538 sqft. Located on the higher decks, luxurious Spa Suites include a luxurious king-sized bed, spa bath, steam shower, butler service, and additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time onboard.
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Spa Suite SA
495-538 sqft. Located on the higher decks, luxurious Spa Suites include a luxurious king-sized bed, spa bath, steam shower, butler service, and additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time onboard.
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Spa Suite SB
495-538 sqft. Located on the higher decks, luxurious Spa Suites include a luxurious king-sized bed, spa bath, steam shower, butler service, and additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time onboard.
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Grand Panorama Suite GP
1,130 sqft. Located at the front of the yacht on Deck 6 these opulent suites feature curved terraces and spacious interiors, bedroom suite with a king-sized bed, bathroom with full bath, steam shower and a dual vanity, spacious lounge area, and additional services.
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Panorama Suite P
1,184sqft. Located at the front of the yacht on Deck 8 these opulent suites feature spacious curved terraces, a king-sized bed, full bath with steam shower and additional features and services.
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Owner's Penthouse Suite OP
2,099sqft. The oversized Owner’s Penthouse Suites are the ultimate indulgence. Located on Deck 9 and elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views onboard, you will never want to leave.
Included
  • 19 Breakfasts, 17 Lunches, 18 Dinners
  • 19 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Excursions and activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Engaging lectures and education program with on board experts
  • Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Complimentary expedition parka and water bottle, plus use of special polar boots
  • Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • Port Fees
  • All standard beverages whilst on board the Scenic Eclipse. This includes champagne, beer, wine, soft drinks, fruit juices, specialty teas and coffee and standard spirits. It also includes daily replenishment of the suite minibars
  • Economy class group flights and air taxes and specified in the itinerary
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Select drinks including a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits are not included in the package and may be available at an additional charge
  • Passport or Visa fees

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