2024.25 South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula

Overview 18–day South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari

The Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions offer so many extraordinary things to see and do for adventurous travelers. We’ve designed this guide to help you figure out what interests you most in order to plan the perfect expedition that suits your interests and passions. The South Georgia and Antarctica: Penguin Safari itinerary is the fastest way to get to the rarely visited South Georgia Island while also stepping foot on the 7th Continent. As we set sail, photograph massive albatross and beautiful pintado petrels as they swoop and soar around the ship, guiding us toward South Georgia. Beaches teeming with king penguins and elephant seals greet us on this fabled island, where we’ll pay our respects to famed explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. Antarctica awaits, with its soaring peaks and overwhelming enormity. Take a Zodiac ride, hike to overlooks of glistening glaciers, share comical moments with inquisitive gentoo, chinstrap and Adélie penguins, or witness the rugged peninsula from a sea kayak. Antarctica will surprise and delight, and never disappoint. Antarctica has been inspiring explorers for centuries and this expedition offers the chance for you to discover why. We’re excited to host you on your unforgettable polar adventure! Feel free to reach out to our team of Polar Travel Advisers who can answer your questions and provide assistance at any time.

EXPEDITION IN BRIEF See South Georgia’s incredible

wildlife, including 30 breeding bird species and four penguin species Follow in the wake of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s perilous voyages to South Georgia and pause for a moment at his grave site Explore the Antarctic Peninsula by ship, Zodiac and foot Enjoy presentations on wildlife, his- tory, glaciology and geology by our onboard polar experts Immerse yourself in the icy realm of the Antarctic, with an optional paddling excursion

Call your Travel Professional or a Quark Polar Travel Adviser at 1.888.892.0073 | Visit QuarkExpeditions.com for additional details


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