Antarctica, South Georgia & The Falklands on the Scenic Eclipse
with Extension

35 Days – 11th October 2025 – 15th November 2025 

(Alternatives available)

from $49,995.00 per person based on 2 sharing

Trip Style: Cruise, Independent, Luxury, Nature

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Before you embark on this journey of a lifetime, this itinerary lets you enjoy 3 different countries to help you settle in, make the most of the journey over there and witness new and exciting cultures. All of these City breaks have the option to be extended so you can explore the surrounding areas. We use Abercrombie and Kent for the first part of this trip. They create exclusive experiences that really do wow their guests. You feel looked after before and on the ground, you stay in beautiful properties, and enjoy their truly unique access to those special experiences that make your memories last a lifetime.

You then get to indulge in the incredible Scenic Cruise where everything is seamlessly included. From gourmet dining experiences to an array of beverages, meticulously crafted guided excursions to captivating onboard entertainment, your journey promises to be a worry-free and enriching adventure.

Whilst on board the Scenic Eclipse explore remote and extraordinary destinations like South Georgia and the Falkland Island where history awaits. In South Georgia, capture breath taking mountain vistas and witness the world’s largest king penguin colonies during the summer awakening.

Visit the historic town of Stanley in the Falkland Islands and encounter unique wildlife, enhancing your extraordinary adventure. The date we have selected gives you time to plan, save and dream, but if you wanted to go sooner, there are alternative dates available as well. You can also upgrade to include flying from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia rather than cruising.

This is a once in a lifetime trip, done with the luxury touches throughout. 

Day 1

Overnight Flight – Latam

You can choose to fly with Qantas, however for this itinerary we recommend Latam as they will include a multiple internal tickets on the one ticket for you.

Day 2-5

Santiago, Chile

Welcome to Santiago! The heart of Chile stands as a cosmopolitan and vibrant metropolis. The city nestles along the Mapocho River, cradled within a valley, offering breath taking vistas of the majestic Andes. Santiago boasts a diverse cultural and architectural heritage, showcasing an eclectic blend of styles and influences.

Join a walking tour and learn about the rich history and culture, visit the Plaza de Armas and the Metropolitan Cathedral, climb Santa Lucia Hill or San Cristobal Hill for Panoramic views of the city and the Andes mountains. 

You will be picked up by your private transfer and taken on a selection of private day tours to see the best of this city.

Day 5-8

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Prepare to be enchanted by the allure of Rio de Janeiro. This vibrant city is a sensory delight, where sun-kissed beaches meet dramatic mountain landscapes, and the intoxicating rhythms of samba and bossa nova serenade your every step.

As you explore, you’ll find yourself drawn to the legendary Ipanema Beach, a place where strolling along the shore, soaking up the sun, and mingling with the stylish locals is a must. It’s not just a beach; it’s a lifestyle.

Ascend to the summit of Corcovado Mountain, where you’ll be captivated by the monumental Christ the Redeemer, the world’s largest Art Deco statue. This iconic masterpiece extends its welcoming arms to embrace visitors from all corners of the globe, forging a deep connection to the rich history and culture of the city.

Explore the Tijuca National Park, a verdant urban rainforest nestled within the heart of the city. Embark on a guided hike that unveils concealed waterfalls and provides captivating encounters with exotic wildlife, immersing you in the natural wonders of Rio de Janeiro.

Day 8-10

Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Iguazu Falls, an iconic destination no trip to South America would be complete without. Along the Argentina-Brazil border, these falls are amongst the most expansive and incredible waterfalls in the world, featuring a remarkable 250 individual cascades and plunging to heights of up to 269 feet. Notably, they have earned their place on the prestigious list of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Here you will have the time to marvel at the beauty of the falls, take a full moon tour of Iguazu, meet the birds at the Parque das Aves or even take a jetboat safari or a helicopter ride through the falls. 

Day 10-13

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Upon your arrival at your hotel for a two-night stay, you’ll step into the vibrant world of Buenos Aires. This captivating city is a blend of Latin passion and European romance, celebrated for its diverse architectural styles, a vibrant arts scene that spans across eras, and a rich culinary culture that promises to delight your senses.

Day 13

Buenos Aires, Scenic Eclipse Embarkation

The crew will warmly greet you as you seamlessly board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your luxurious suite and acquaint yourself with the world-class facilities of your Discovery Yacht. Toast the start of your voyage as you sail away from South America. 

Day 14-16

At Sea

As we journey towards the subantarctic islands aboard the luxurious Scenic Eclipse. Your expert crew ensures every need is catered for, setting the stage for unparalleled comfort. As anticipation for the polar expedition grows, Scenic’s Discovery Team share captivating insights, blending excitement with essential know-how. From sipping exquisite French Champagne at Lumière’s to spotting majestic albatross from the deck, every moment is curated for your ultimate indulgence.

Day 16-17

Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands, remote and sparsely inhabited, emerge as a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. We’ll explore several of the outer islands, where thriving colonies of penguins and albatross create a mesmerizing spectacle. Along sandy shores, fur seals and elephant seals bask in their natural habitat, while the surrounding waters teem with whales and dolphins.

Brimming with natural beauty, these islands are a haven for penguins and an array of birdlife. Here, you’ll encounter the world’s largest assembly of Gentoo penguins, alongside other captivating penguin species, including Kings, Magellanics, and rockhoppers. Find a peaceful spot on the beaches and observe these charming creatures as they waddle about, engaging in their delightful interactions.

Day 17-19

At Sea

Indulge in a leisurely day, delving into the array of amenities aboard your opulent Discovery Yacht. Treat your taste buds to the delights of the dining venues or simply unwind with a visit to the serene Senses Spa.

Day 19-21

South Georgia

South Georgia unquestionably ranks among the world’s most breathtaking destinations. Throughout your stay, the adept team aboard Scenic Eclipse will craft a distinctive itinerary, adapting to weather and ice conditions, to unveil the remarkable wildlife and captivating landscapes of South Georgia.

Day 21-22

At Sea

Following days of adventurous exploration, relish a precious moment of solitude in your exquisitely furnished suite. Gaze out at the wildlife from the observation deck while your dedicated butler serves you a delightful afternoon tea. Engage in enlightening discussions with our knowledgeable Discovery Team members, or attend an informative lecture in our world-class theatre.

Day 22-30

Antarctica

Your arrival in Antarctica is an unparalleled experience, unlike any other. 

Slide open the floor-to-ceiling doors of your suite and step out onto your private veranda. Here, you’ll behold nature’s artistry with icebergs of various shapes and sizes, grandiose glaciated mountains that soar thousands of meters from the ocean’s depths, and the exhilarating search for penguins, seals, and whales.

Your Expedition Voyage includes a host of remarkable activities, such as Zodiac excursions, landings, and hikes. Embrace the opportunity to go kayaking and try stand-up paddleboarding, two activities that are bound to become your favourites in the Antarctic. The tranquillity of gliding along the water, surrounded by towering icebergs, is a humbling and empowering experience. While an expert guide is available for your questions, this is also a perfect time to embrace the serenity and be fully present in the moment.

Day 30-31

At Sea

Farewell your icy adventure in these remote lands and chart a course northward towards the continent of South America. Share cherished memories and stories of your incredible experiences with the friends you’ve made along the way.

Day 31

Ushuaia to Buenos Aires

Your remarkable journey concludes this morning as you bid a fond farewell to the dedicated crew. After enjoying breakfast, you’ll disembark, carrying with you memories of an absolutely unforgettable adventure before boarding your flight to Buenos Aires.

Day 32-34

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Take some time to unwind and reflect on the incredible adventures you’ve experienced, while immersing yourself in the rich culture of this historic city.

Day 34-35

Overnight Flight Home

Today, we depart and make our way back home. If you desire, you can choose to extend your journey further with a stopover on the way back.

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