South Georgia used to be the center of the Southern Ocean whaling industry. The island, 170km long and 40km wide, has a mountainous appearance with glaciated peaks and has an incredible amount of wildlife including over 3 millions of seals and more than 5 million pairs of Macaroni Penguins. Popular places to visit are the Bay of Elsehul, with seals breeding on the beach, Right Whale Bay, Salisbury Plain, Godthul, Saint Andrews Bay, Gold Harbour, Cooper Bay and Drygalski Fjord where many different landscapes and a lot of wildlife can be seen such as Reindeer, Elephant Seals, Fur Seals, King and Macaroni Penguins. On Prion Island, the Wandering Albatross can be spotted. At Stømness Bay and Grytviken historic whaling villages are often visited.