Greg Mortimer itineraries
This Fly/Sail itinerary features the best of Antarctica and allows for more exploration, with no crossing of the Drake Passage. Get up close with iridescent icebergs, vast colonies of Adelie and gentoo penguins, as well as islands that are alive with leopard seals busy with courtship.
24 February 2020
for 10 days
£6,685 pp / Aurora Stateroom
Punta Arenas • Antarctic Peninsula • Punta Arenas
Fly from Punta Arenas to King George Island and skip the Drake Passage. Thanks to vast ice shelves that calve monstrous tabular icebergs, waters rich in krill and otherworldly landscapes, the Weddell Sea is one of Antarctica's most unique regions.
3 March 2020
for 13 days
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Punta Arenas • King George Island • Weddell Sea • Drake Passage • Ushuaia
Famed for its abandoned whaling stations and Shackleton’s heroic journey, South Georgia is home to millions of fur seals and penguins, wallows of elephant seals, and nesting albatross
14 March 2020
for 21 days
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Ushuaia • Antarctic Peninsula • Scotia Sea • Falkland Islands • Ushuaia
Chile offers some of the world’s most spectacular and diverse scenery, with a unique combination of wine country, dazzling Andean landscapes, and tantalizing cuisine.
Navigate through Chile’s breathtaking fjords, explore the majestic beauty of Torres del Paine National Park and encounter fur seals and hummingbirds on the remote island of Robinson Crusoe.
Marvel at the wild desert coastline of Atacama Desert, fly over the mysterious Nazca lines (additional cost) and discover the ancient pre-Hispanic city of Chan Chan.
Experience the full transit of the Panama Canal, soak up the colonial splendour of UNESCO old town Cartagena and visit Isla de la Plata ‘Poor Man’s Galápagos – keep a look out for red & blue-footed boobies.
Dive, snorkel and kayak in the remote Corn Islands in Nicaragua, Bay of Islands in Honduras and Cuba’s Island of Youth. Spot soporific sloths in Costa Rica, look for sea turtles in Mexico’s Yucatán region and delight in the music-filled streets of Havana.
Discover the staggering beauty of Iceland’s Westfjords, remote and seldom-visited Jan Mayen island – the world’s northernmost active volcanic island, and Svalbard’s northwest coast.
Revel in the diversity of the Svalbard Island and sail into the kingdom of the polar bear. Explore the coastline, with no open sea crossings, against a backdrop of spectacular glacier covered peaks.