South Georgia, home to the Penguins and Albatrosses

South Georgia, home to the Penguins and Albatrosses

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: South Georgia

Visit the greatest concentration of Antarctic wildlife of the southern hemisphere!

The island is home to truly millions of seabirds and seals and can boast of having some of the largest King Penguin colonies of our planet.

Admire the Albatrosses

South Georgia is home to the largest flying bird species in the world, the enormous Wandering Albatross. Besides this magnificent bird the island has three other resident albatross species; Black-browed, Grey-headed and Light-mantled Sooty Albatross.

Meet the four resident penguin species 

King Penguins, Macaroni Penguins, Gentoo Penguins and Chinstrap Penguins

South Georgia host several of the largest penguin colonies of our planet. The sight of more than a hundred thousand King Penguins on Salisbury Plain or St. Andrew’s Bay is unforgettable.

Related cruises

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Meet at least six penguin species

OTL25-23 This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Cruise date:

16 Dec, 2022 - 4 Jan, 2023

Price:

14250 USD

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Meet at least six penguin species

HDS26-23 This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.

m/v Hondius

m/v Hondius

Cruise date:

4 Jan - 22 Jan, 2023

Price:

15350 USD

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Meet at least six penguin species

PLA27-23 This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.

m/v Plancius

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Cruise date:

14 Jan - 1 Feb, 2023

Price:

15350 USD

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Meet at least six penguin species

HDS28A23 This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.

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Cruise date:

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Price:

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Price:

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