South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands is a British Overseas Territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean.  Stunningly beautiful and rugged, this island wildlife sanctuary, once visited, is not easily forgotten. Its snow covered peaks, blue glacier ice and emerald green bays are breathtaking sights.

It is a real “oasis” in the stormy southern oceans and is home to amazing wildlife like penguins, albatrosses, seals, whales and petrels.

LATEST NEWS      (News Archive)

Covid-19 Policy For Visiting Vessels

GSGSSI has published a policy to provide clarification for vessel owners, agents, passengers, and crew over the procedure in place to enable visitation to South Georgia whilst minimising the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to those based on the island.
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CCAMLR 40 – 2021

The preliminary report of the 40th meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Living Marine Resources has now been published.
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The Blue Belt Programme Stamps Release

Today the Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands releases a stamp set to celebrate its involvement in the UK Blue Belt Programme.
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South Georgia COVID-19 Restrictions

South Georgia remains free from COVID-19. Extra precautions are being taken to ensure the safety of staff and visitors.
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South Georgia – A Visitor’s Guide

‘South Georgia – A Visitor’s Guide’, narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
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About

South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands is a UK Overseas Territory situated 800 miles SE of the Falkland Islands.
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Visitors

Find out how to set foot upon the shores of one of the most beautiful islands on the planet.
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SGSSI Stewardship Framework

SGSSI Stewardship framework – a values driven approach to “Protect, Sustain and Inspire"
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Marine Protected Area

GSGSSI has created one of the world’s largest, sustainably managed Marine Protected Area that encompasses the entire SGSSI.
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GIS

The South Georgia Geographic Information System enables access to spatially explicit information about the environmental landscape.
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Consultations

View current GSGSSI consultations plus an archive of previous consultations with outcomes.
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