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South Georgia And The Falklands
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Oceanwide Expeditions Birding Contest

The Oceanwide Expeditions Birding Contest is your chance to win a 19-day cruise ticket for your most spectacular Antarctic birding journey ever: Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula. Enter the contest, create a profile and gather at least 100 votes and you’re in the running for a trip of a lifetime.

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Contest

1st prize

a 19-day cruise ticket to South Georgia, Falkland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula.

Dates:
29 Nov - 18 Dec, 2017
Duration:
19 nights
Ship:
m/v Plancius
Embark:
Ushuaia
Disembark:
Ushuaia
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Fauna

Trip highlight:

Birdwatching

Enjoy Bird watching together with fellow birders and visit remote places with rare bird-species. When you are looking for spectacular birds, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands are certainly places to visit.

Fauna

Trip highlight:

Saunders Island

Saunders Island has a large variety of wildlife. Four species of penguins can be found here besides a fair-sized colony of 11.000 breeding pairs of Black-browed Albatrosses.

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Fauna

Trip highlight:

Steeple Jason Island

Steeple Jason Island harbours the largest albatross colony in the Southern Ocean. Around 200,000 pairs of black-browed albatrosses nest here, plus tens of thousands of penguins and several petrel species, including giant petrels.

Steeple Jason Island
Fauna

Trip highlight:

Grytviken

Grytviken was during the early 20th century the ideal place to set up sa whaling and sealing station on the remote island of South Georgia.  

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Grytviken
Fauna

Trip highlight:

Fortuna Bay

Our Fortuna Bay visit lands you where you’ll be surrounded by rugged mountainous beauty and teeming wildlife. The Bay is home to thousands of King Penguins, Antarctic Fur Seals, Elephant Seals, Brown Skua, Giant Petrels, and Antarctic Terns.

More about Fortuna Bay >

Fortuna Bay
Fauna

Trip highlight:

South Orkney Islands

The South Orkney Islands are located east of the South Shetland Islands at Latitude 60° 35' South, and consist of four major islands. A trip including South Orkney Islands takes you into the heart of one of the most important breeding grounds in the world for Adélie and Chinstrap penguins.

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South Orkney Islands
Fauna

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Antarctic Peninsula

Your Antarctic Peninsula visit will introduce you to 37 flying seabird species, whales, and more penguins than you can count.

More about the Antarctic Peninsula >

Antarctic Peninsula
Fauna

Trip highlight:

South Shetland Islands

The South Shetland Islands: Get ready to bird watch as the islands are the home breeding grounds of terns, skuas, shags, gulls, and thousands of penguins of different kinds.

More about the South Shetland Islands >

South Shetland Islands
Fauna

Trip highlight:

Deception Island

Deception Island is a volcanic island in the South Shetland Islands, north of the Antarctic Peninsula.

More about Deception Island >

Deception Island
Fauna
User

Last time contest winner:

Kyle Sullivan

United StatesUnited States

Kyle Sullivan

About Oceanwide Expeditions

Oceanwide Expeditions is one of the pioneers in ship-based exploratory voyages in the Arctic and Antarctica. We operate our cruises with small ice-strengthened vessels, ideal for exploration in these remote regions. While cruising in the Polar regions we are sure that you will become increasingly fascinated by these unique wildernesses, places of drama, wildlife, history and true emotion.

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