The island of South Georgia is synonymous to the captivating lore of exploration in the Antarctic region. These journeymen included Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean, and Frank Worsley on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. The expedition ran into huge difficulties and on May 10th, 1916 a lifeboat of six from the expedition landed at South Georgia. They had sailed for seventeen days and 800 nautical miles to seek rescue for their stranded colleagues on Elephant Island. To this day it is recognised as a milestone in fortitude and grit against the inexorable savagery of Antarctic weather. Unflinchingly proceeded by an elemental thirty-mile gruelling trek across the frozen landscapes of South Georgia.
Totally Latin America invite you on this Ultramarine Expedition Cruise Antarctic Peninsula & South Georgia Island to relive and experience the explorations of these Antarctic pioneers. The mammoth landscapes are the prime reason to visit and they truly are beyond compare. In addition, you can witness a host of wildlife such as Albatross, Gentoo, King, Chinstrap and Adélie penguins, seals, whales and countless more. Enjoying your daily adventures by kayak, Zodiac boats and ice trekking you are assured to reach the pinnacle of your senses in this cradle of the earth.