South Georgia with Taste of Argentina & Brazil

South Georgia with Taste of Argentina & Brazil

Starting at $29,995


Destinations & Sightseeing
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On this incredible 26 day journey, cruise the Falkland Islands, South Georgia & the Antarctic Peninsula on board Scenic Eclipse and admire the Iguazu Falls.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Buenos Aires > Ushuaia
Your journey into wonder begins in Argentina as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your handsomely appointed suite and acquaint yourself with all the facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht. Try on your custom designed parka and head to the mud-room to be fitted with your special polar boots. Toast the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel and admire the dramatic views of the Andes mountains of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 3am.

At sea
As Scenic Eclipse cruises towards the Falkland Islands, you will settle into shipboard life and your Discovery Team will prepare you for the experiences to come.

Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands are a unique archipelago teeming with wildlife and nature intertwined with an intriguing history and culture. Saunders Island is where you can see the gentoo, Magellanic and rockhopper penguins on white sandy beaches.Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and nature walks.Discover the picturesque capital of the Falklands, Stanley, and get to know the friendly locals who are proud of their history and heritage which you will uncover at the museum.Freechoice: Take a walking tour of the small capital or on a Battlefields tour visit the key sites of the conflict.Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursion at Gypsy Cove, walk the wildlife trail and see the Magellanic penguin colony.

Falkland Islands
Continue exploring the Falkland Islands.

At sea
Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise to South Georgia. Partake in an entertaining presentation by the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV.

At sea
A day at sea.

South Georgia
South Georgia is one of the most unique and biodiverse environments on Earth. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible once you reach the heart of the archipelago. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader carefully plan each day’s activities based on the conditions on the islands, the ice and the wildlife.Discovery: Equipped with a fleet of custom built Zodiacs and kayaks, your discovery excursions will take you to the place of your wildest dreams.Daily excursions led by the Discovery Team offer unique insights into the environment, wildlife and history. A schedule of activities means that whilst on board you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied. You can even watch the underwater antics from the comfort of your suite with live streaming from our ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle).Be in awe of the majesty of nature as you step onto beaches surrounded by thousands of penguins and encounter enormous southern elephant seals and countless fur seals. In Grytviken, a former whaling station, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the resting place of Ernest Shackleton.

South Georgia
Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

South Georgia
Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

South Georgia
Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

At sea
As you cruise to the ‘great white south’ of Antarctica join an educational presentation by the Discovery Team or take a dip in the Scandinavian inspired spa pools. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula.

At Sea
A day at sea.

Antarctic Peninsula
Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, a host of choices are now open and, depending on the ice and weather conditions, the Antarctic Peninsula is yours to explore. Our experienced Discovery Team Leaders will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18–20 hours of daylight.Discovery: You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view penguin rookeries, kayak around icebergs, hear the ice cracking and whales blow.The Antarctic Peninsula is a haven for wildlife. Vast penguin rookeries and beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals make every day unforgettable. Across the seasons from spring to summer to autumn it has the highest concentration of multiple species of whales and you are likely to see many species including minke, orca and humpback up close.Under the hand of your expert Captain and his crew, Scenic Eclipse will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways and sail close to blue-tinged icebergs.

Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

At sea
Farewell your adventure in the icy lands as you set sail heading north to the continent of South America.

At Sea
A day at sea.

Ushuaia > Buenos Aires
Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark to fly to Buenos Aires for a one night stay.

Buenos Aires > Iguazú Falls
This morning fly to Iguazú Falls. Discover the walkways across the top of the falls on the Argentinean side to the lookout where you will see the famous ‘Devil’s Throat’ and be awed by the sheer volume of water cascading over the falls. Cross the border and enter the Brazilian National Park for your three night Special Stay. With an enviable setting inside the park gates, as a guest of the hotel you will be able to experience the sun setting over the top of the magnificent natural wonder of the falls without the general public.

Iguazú Falls
After breakfast, enjoy a leisurely walking tour to discover the Brazilian Falls before the park gates open to the public. Be awed by the world’s largest volume waterfall as you stand on the walkway in the middle of the falls. Your day continues with an exciting jet boat adventure where you will see the base of the falls and feel the spray of water on your face. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to enjoy this pristine wilderness and the facilities of your magnificent hotel.

Iguazú Falls
This morning explore Parque das Aves and be amazed by the colourful array of rare birds flying in the huge aviaries.Soar over Iguazú Falls on an optional helicopter flight. Additional cost, please book on tour.

Iguazú Falls > Rio de Janeiro
Fly to the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. A highlight will be your three night Special Stay, set in the heart of the beach strip.

Rio de Janeiro
Enrich This morning is a memory to treasure as you watch the sunrise across Rio from the base of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue with exclusive access before the park gates open to the public.Afterward, at Sugarloaf Mountain, the cable car ride takes you to the top of the peak for sweeping panoramic views. From there, continue your ascent to the apex of the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain on one of the world’s oldest cable cars. Along the way to the summit, take in the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding landscape.

Rio de Janeiro
Freechoice: Discover Santa Teresa and the Selarón Steps or visit the favelas (shanty towns) to see the day to day lifestyle. Alternatively enjoy a walking tour of downtown Rio.Enrich A highlight awaits at our private farewell dinner in the elegant Library where you will enjoy a delicious three-course gourmet meal.

Rio de Janeiro
Say farewell as you transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you.