South Georgia, home to the Penguins and Albatrosses

South Georgia, home to the Penguins and Albatrosses

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: South Georgia

Visit the greatest concentration of Antarctic wildlife of the southern hemisphere!

The island is home to truly millions of seabirds and seals and can boast of having some of the largest King Penguin colonies of our planet.

Admire the Albatrosses

South Georgia is home to the largest flying bird species in the world, the enormous Wandering Albatross. Besides this magnificent bird the island has three other resident albatross species; Black-browed, Grey-headed and Light-mantled Sooty Albatross.

Meet the four resident penguin species 

King Penguins, Macaroni Penguins, Gentoo Penguins and Chinstrap Penguins

South Georgia host several of the largest penguin colonies of our planet. The sight of more than a hundred thousand King Penguins on Salisbury Plain or St. Andrew’s Bay is unforgettable.

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