The Falkland Islands are nothing short of remarkable, a sub-Antarctic world heaving with penguins, seals and the world’s largest black-browed albatross colony. This British territory has been long been a subject of controversy with France, Spain, Britain and Argentina all having laid claim to its beautiful rolling landscapes. Though perhaps best known for the 1982 Falklands War, the Falklands boast a fascinating naval history, a rich local culture and truly iconic wildlife and birdlife – don’t miss an opportunity to experience this remote, rewarding destination.
- Uncover the diverse wildlife and storied history of these remote islands, beginning in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires and ending in Ushuaia, the gateway to Tierra del Fuego National Park.
- Customise your trip with optional activities, perhaps choosing to explore the water by kayak or rejuvenate with some onboard yoga and a massage.
- Whereas most polar expeditions of this kind have a crew-to-passenger ratio of ten, fifteen or twenty to one, Intrepid expeditions on the Ocean Endeavour have an expedition crew member for every 8 passengers for a greater personal touch.
- Our experienced leaders have made hundreds of polar voyages between them. They’re experts in marine biology, glaciology and Antarctic history, and they’ll share their knowledge throughout the journey during a comprehensive lecture program.
- Rest assured that footprints are all you’ll leave behind. Your Antarctica expedition is carbon offset, and we serve only sustainably sourced seafood, avoid single-use plastics and use biodegradable and phosphate-free cleaning products.
- Travelling solo? This is your perfect Antarctic adventure, with single cabins at the same price as some twins.