This adventure is the fastest way to get to the rarely visited south georgia island while also stepping foot on the 7th continent. South georgia and the south sandwich islands sgssi is a british overseas territory in the southern atlantic ocean.
Begin your journey ushuaia and make your through antarctica icy waters discovering the regions wildlife and sights along the way.
Map south georgia island antarctica. You can also click on the map and move the marker. Select a country first then type in a town. Our cruises to the south pole are unforgettable adventures just waiting to happen.
When european explorers found the islands they were uninhabited and their hostile climate mountainous terrain and remoteness made subsequent settlement difficult. Massive magnificent and unforgiving antarctica is a continent of superlatives that will leave your mind searching for words to describe it. The history of south georgia and the south sandwich islands is relatively recent.
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Antarctica south pole cruises tours. It is a remote and inhospitable collection of islands consisting of south georgia and a chain of smaller islands known as the south sandwich islands. This is a truly epic adventure through the remote falkland islands the wildlife paradise of south georgia and the extraordinary landscape of the antarctic peninsula.
Home to many interesting sites including the grave of polar explorer ernest shackleton south georgia has several former whaling stations and boasts plenty of wildlife. As we set sail photograph massive albatross and pintado petrel as they swoop and soar around the ship guiding us toward south georgia.