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South Georgia is a British Overseas Territory and is one of the top places to visit on an Antarctic cruise. St Andrew’s bay on the east coast of the island is home to a colony of more than 300,000 king penguins, this spectacle is a must-see for the wildlife enthusiast. The island is also home to a large number of elephant and fur seals. Up until the 1960s, the island was a hub of whaling activity, it was here that Sir Ernest Shackleton finally returned to civilisation and was able to summon help for his stranded men. You will be able to visit the grave of this polar legend at Grytviken. The decline in whaling has allowed the wildlife here to recover, turning the area into a sanctuary for wildlife in the South Atlantic. South Georgia is a British Overseas Territory and is one of the top places to visit on a cruise to the Antarctic.

St Andrew’s bay on the east coast of the island is home to a colony of more than 300,000 king penguins, this spectacle is a must-see for the wildlife enthusiast. The island is also home to a large number of elephant and fur seals. Up until the 1960s, the island was a hub of whaling activity, it was here that Sir Ernest Shackleton finally returned to civilisation and was able to summon help for his men stranded on the Antarctic. You will be able to visit the grave of this polar legend at Grytviken. The decline in whaling has allowed the wildlife here to recover, turning the area into a sanctuary for wildlife in the South Atlantic. Our cruises to South Georgia will more often than not also visit the Antarctica peninsula, though more in-depth voyages around the island are possible, South Georgia is also regularly combined with the Falkland Islands. Some of the longest voyages will also attempt to cross the Antarctic circle.

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Alternatively, call our Polar Specialists on 0203 196 1000.

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  • We'll compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our expert team of Travel Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition cruises, ships & operators.

  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!

  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.

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Why book with Polar Routes?

CHOICE
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From former Russian research vessels to larger and luxurious ships - there is an expedition cruise to suit you. 
  • Our Polar Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your requirements.
SPECIALISTS
  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know all the polar destinations inside out.
  • Our expert team of Polar Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Polar Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.