Witness massive numbers of polar wildlife, spectacular scenery and historically significant sites from early explorations to the Antarctic region.

South Georgia is the first of the true sub-Antarctic islands and a bird lover’s paradise; a visit here is the quintessential wildlife experience as over seven species of penguin have been recorded visiting and 30 species of birds are found on this remote island. South Georgia is also steeped in history: Sir Ernest Shackleton is buried here under the spectacular ice-crowned mountains, and relics of human inhabitants are scattered throughout the island, many of which hearken to the days when it was one of the principal whaling stations. However, it is the soaring snow-clad mountains, massive glaciers and places so remote that they have evolved into astonishing wildlife havens boasting a 100,000-plus population of King penguins and significant populations of Elephant and Fur seals, which provide a scenic and wildlife experience perhaps unequalled on the face of this planet.

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