Discover Islas Malvinas, the extraordinary Falklands archipelago off the coast of Patagonia
Brimming with penguins, seals and the largest black-browed albatross colony in the world, the Falkland Islands are nothing short of a remarkable sub-Antarctic destination. Located 490 kilometres east of Patagonia in the South Atlantic Ocean, this much-fought-over territory has been variously settled and claimed by France, Spain, Britain and Argentina, and it’s not hard to see why. En route from Buenos Aires, touch down in the Falklands and discover not only iconic wildlife and birdlife, but also vast swathes of beautiful rolling landscapes, a fascinating naval history and a local culture rich in British charm. Waste no time in experiencing this extraordinary sub-Antarctic zone for yourself.
- Physical rating
- Min 8
- Group size
- Min 1, Max 200
Why you'll love this trip
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.
Enjoy the freedom to customise your trip with optional activities, perhaps choosing to explore the water on a kayaking expedition or join an onboard yoga class.
Whereas most polar expeditions of this kind have a crew-to-passenger ratio of ten, fifteen or twenty to one, Peregrine 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. Learn about the region’s history, geography and wildlife from experts in marine biology, glaciology and history
Rest assured you will leave only footprints behind. Your expedition is carbon offset, and we serve only sustainably-sourced seafood, avoid single-use plastics and use biodegradable and phosphate-free cleaning products on board
This is the perfect adventure for solo travellers, with single cabins at the same price as some twins
Is this trip right for you?
Ocean Endeavour 2020/21
The Ocean Endeavour is a far cry from the expedition vessels of old and, just quietly, we're tipping it’s the place be in the 2020 Antarctic season.
Meals IncludedThere are no meals included on this day.
Special InformationAn arrival transfer from the airport on Day 1 is included in your voyage fare. Full details will be sent with your final joining instructions.
- Breakfast (3)
- Lunch (3)
- Dinner (3)
There’s also a chance to participate in an optional kayaking adventure (at an additional cost). These trips are taken in small groups and some experience is essential. Beginners interested in kayaking should first take an introductory course prior to the voyage, which includes how to perform a wet exit. We also strongly recommend that regardless of your experience, you take part in some kayaking practice prior to the voyage to ensure that you are comfortable on the water.
- Breakfast (3)
- Lunch (3)
- Dinner (3)
Meals9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
TransportExpedition cruise ship, Zodiac
AccommodationExpedition Voyage (8 nights), Hotel (1 night)
Arctic and Antarctic bookings have an increased deposit requirement of 20% of the full voyage cost (before any discount). The balance is due 120 days before departure.
If a booking is cancelled 120 days or more before departure - the cancellation fee is the full loss of the deposit paid.
If a booking is cancelled between 119 days and departure - the cancellation fee is 100% of the total price of the voyage.
Other fees may apply for air tickets and other arrangements booked in conjunction with a Polar voyage.
ADVENTURE ADD ON's
Kayaking is available to book on all Antarctic voyages. Some voyages also offer other activities such as camping and snowshoeing. All of these activities must be booked prior to departure and incur an additional cost. Spaces are limited so please enquire at time of booking. For kayaking, previous, recent experience is essential.
Your voyage is operated by our sister company, Intrepid Travel. Your group will be a mixture of Peregrine booked passengers and other international like-minded travellers from Intrepid.
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