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Tall Ship Wildlife Expeditions

South Georgia is the ultimate tall ship destination for wildlife. You can hardly move for seals and penguins ashore with most the Antarctic birds and mammal species breeding on one mountainous island. Antarcic mainland is a close second, but Classic Sailing do have many other Wildlife Expedition style voyages around the World and in Europe. St Kilda for puffins, Jan Meyen for walrus, Lofoten Islands for orca, Sea eagles on Mull, polar bears on Svalbard. A particular wildlife sighting is never guarenteed but we have tall masts to climb to widen your viewing platform.

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Tall Ship Epics - Antarctica and South Georgia

If you want to follow in the wake of 19th century polar explorers like Captain Scott, Shackleton, or Mawson then magnificent barque Europa sails between the Northern and Southern hemisphere each year and specialises in Antarctic sailing and wildlife expeditions. If you have been enthralled by the BBC Frozen Planet then you can share this very special place with a small crew of about 40 sailors. The Southern Ocean, Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia are teeming with bold wildlife that comes very close to you on a relatively small 56m sailing ship. We have watched humpback whales dive under the ship, killer whales cruising past the bowsprit and penguins almost leaping aboard our ships boats. 

Read more about Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands and the expeditions we offer.

Adam and Debbie at classic Sailing office have sailed in Antarctica and South Georgia so ring us for a chat 01872 580022

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