South Georgia is rich in history, from the old whaling station at Gritviken to the burial site of Sir Ernest Shackleton and stories of early explorers such as Captain James Cook who stepped ashore here as far back as 1775. But today, it's the diversity and concentration of wildlife, combined with its dramatic landscapes that are the real attraction. The island has steep mountains, huge glaciers and low-lying grasslands, bays filled with ice floes and wide sweeping bays covered in penguins. There are thousand-strong breeding colonies of king penguins, which are an incredible sight to behold, as well as macaroni and chinstrap penguins aplenty. Zodiac excursions will hopefully get you up close to elephant seals and southern fur seals. It's also one of the best places to see a variety of albatross species, including the impressive wandering albatross, as well as black-browed, grey-headed and light-mantled sooty species.

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday

Plan your trip

Please tell us a few details about your vacation plans and provide your phone number so we can call you back..
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

When would you like to go?

Please select Enter your departure date
Please select Year

Where would you like to go?

Please select Select your interest

How many nights?

How many nights? Drag the slider to select nights
0 21 nights +

Guests

Number of adults (aged 15+). Minimum 1 adult  
Adults (age 15+)
Children (age 0-15)
Rooms

Select your budget per person

Please select  

Contact details

Your First name First name*
Your Last name Last name*
Your email address Email address*
Your phone number Phone number
+1
State is required State
Tell us about your trip
Let us know if you have fixed dates, who you’re traveling with or if it’s for a special ocassion
Please tick this box to continue  

Unable to submit your request

Unfortunately, we were unable to submit your request. Please try again later or contact us.