Cruises To South Shetland Islands

travel42South Shetland IslandsThe Shetlands, dependencies of the Falkland Islands, are cold and wet and covered with lichen, peat and moss. It's a climate preferred by seals, penguins and other Antarctic wildlife. These 11 islands, first explored in 1819 and claimed by Great Britain, Chile and Argentina, lie just off the Antarctic Peninsula and are a first stop on many Antarctic cruises.

King George Island is the largest of the South Shetland Islands and the most populated. Besides the diverse population of birds and seal...  Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe.  Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.


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