South Georgia

Area: 3,093 km²
Capital: King Edward Point (Grytviken)
Population: 30 inhabitants (2006)
 

Best time
January is the best month to travel to South Georgia. In this month the temperatures are pleasant and you have the greatest chance to spot wildlife.

Language
English is the official language in South Georgia.

Travel documents
You must have a passport that is valid for 3 months after departure from South Georgia.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to South Georgia, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
At South Georgia is paid with the British pound (GBP).
At South Georgia there are no ATMs.

Electricity
At South Georgia are no facilities for tourists present.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news concerning South Georgia available on Google news .
Online newspaper from South Georgia: Sartma .

Internet
Websites from South Georgia to end .gs.
Official website of South Georgia: sgisland.gs .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of South Georgia.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of South Georgia.

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in South Georgia can be found on Protected Planet .
South Georgia is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

 

 

King Edward Point
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

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