Falklands and South Georgia

South Georgia/Falklands

South Georgia
South Georgia has an astonishing concentration of wildlife and awe-inspiring scenery ranging from 7,000-foot Mountains and mighty glaciers to deep fjords and low-lying grassland. It is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful and inspiring places on earth and certainly has more wildlife than virtually anywhere else on the planet. Thousands of King Penguins, Wandering Albatrosses nest, southern elephant seals, and thousands of fur seals breed.

• Breathtaking scenery
• Teaming with wildlife
• Nesting albatross – wandering, black-browed, light mantled sooty, grey headed
• Penguins – king, macaroni, gentoo
• Seals – fur and elephant
• History – Shackleton’s grave, Grytviken museum

Falkland Islands
Penguins are perhaps the most striking feature of bird life in the Falklands, with five breeding species (Rockhopper, Magellan, Gentoo, King and Macaroni). The Islands have what is the world's largest breeding population of Black-Browed Albatross, although some of the major colonies are remote and inaccessible. Several species of Petrel nest on offshore islands. Three species of seal breed on the Islands, elephant seal, sea lion and fur seal; the latter is rarely seen except in a few comparatively inaccessible areas. Occasionally the less common leopard seal is to be seen on some Falkland Islands beaches, although it is not known to breed here.

• Home to vast colonies of penguins and albatrosses
• Breeding grounds for sea lions, elephant seals and fur seals
• 15 species of whales and dolphins
• More than 160 native flowering plant species grow in the Islands, 14 of which are endemic
• Many unique insects including the rare and beautiful Queen of the Falklands Fritillary butterfly
• Hospitality of the local Falkland Islanders
• At least 200 species of birds have been recorded, of which more than 60 breed, including two endemic species (the Falkland Flightless Steamer Duck and Cobb's Wren) and 12 endemic races, plus the rare and local Johnny Rook (Striated Caracara) and Ruddy-headed Goose

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2014-2015
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Oct 17 - Nov 07, 2014 (22 days)
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Oct 28 - Nov 18, 2014 (22 days)
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Nov 03 - Nov 22, 2014 (20 days)
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Nov 03 - Nov 21, 2014 (19 days)
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Nov 06 - Nov 25, 2014 (20 days)
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Embark Puerto Madryn, Disembark Ushuaia
Nov 08 - Dec 01, 2014 (24 days)
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Nov 14 - Dec 03, 2014 (20 days)
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Nov 17 - Dec 06, 2014 (20 days)
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Nov 20 - Dec 08, 2014 (19 days)
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Nov 21 - Dec 10, 2014 (20 days)
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Dec 01 - Dec 19, 2014 (19 days)
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Dec 15 - Jan 08, 2015 (25 days)
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Dec 16 - Jan 07, 2015 (23 days)
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Dec 17 - Jan 03, 2015 (18 days)
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Dec 19 - Jan 04, 2015 (17 days)
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Dec 22 - Jan 09, 2015 (19 days)
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Dec 26 - Jan 18, 2015 (24 days)
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Dec 28 - Jan 09, 2015 (13 days)
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Dec 28 - Jan 15, 2015 (19 days)
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Jan 03 - Jan 20, 2015 (18 days)
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Jan 10 - Jan 30, 2015 (21 days)
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Jan 13 - Jan 29, 2015 (17 days)
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Jan 16 - Feb 03, 2015 (19 days)
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Jan 19 - Feb 06, 2015 (19 days)
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Jan 25 - Feb 17, 2015 (24 days)
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Jan 29 - Feb 20, 2015 (23 days)
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Jan 31 - Feb 18, 2015 (19 days)
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Jan 31 - Feb 19, 2015 (20 days)
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Feb 13 - Mar 03, 2015 (19 days)
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Feb 19 - Mar 13, 2015 (23 days)
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Mar 09 - Mar 28, 2015 (20 days)
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Mar 23 - Apr 23, 2015 (32 days)
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Mar 24 - Apr 22, 2015 (30 days)
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Apr 22 - Apr 29, 2015 (8 days)
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2015-2016
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Oct 26 - Nov 14, 2015 (20 days)
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Oct 29 - Nov 19, 2015 (22 days)
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Oct 29 - Nov 18, 2015 (21 days)
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Nov 14 - Dec 02, 2015 (19 days)
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Nov 21 - Dec 08, 2015 (18 days)
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Feb 13 - Mar 06, 2016 (23 days)
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Feb 15 - Mar 09, 2016 (24 days)
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Feb 26 - Mar 13, 2016 (17 days)
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Mar 09 - Mar 26, 2016 (18 days)
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