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Top South Orkney Islands Tours & Trips in 2023

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Discover South Orkney Islands in 2023 on one of these amazing trips hand selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Select any of the below 19 top-rated trips where you will explore Elephant Island, and South Orkney Islands with an exceptional bilingual guide on a small group or customizable private tour. The most popular things to do in South Orkney Islands in 2023 are wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, whale watching, kayaking, and adventure options. Our trips to South Orkney Islands in 2023 range in price from $8,790 to $93,200 for trips of 11 to 23 days. Contact one of Adventure Life's expert South Orkney Islands trip planners for help planning a seamless experience.
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1800's whaling station
$24,095
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

21 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Visit Point Wild
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Lookout for wondrous wildlife
  • Watch for whale-sightings
  • See elephant & Antarctic fur seals
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This voyage encompasses the best of the Antarctic Peninsula and the enchanting wildlife haven of South Georgia.From the days of Captain Cook’s 1772 Antarctic journey to Roald Amundsen and Sir Ernest Shackleton, humans have always been captivated by this vast place. Discover the historic …
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The sun sets over polar mountains
$13,550
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

19 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Hike along Carcass Island's shore
  • See multitudes of southern seabirds
  • Visit Shackleton's grave site
  • Enjoy wonderful glacier views
  • Zodiac cruise among giant icebergs
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit all the sub-Antarctic highlights on this 19-day voyage aboard the M/V Plancius, with spectacular landing sites on the Falkland Islands and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins. This voyage also includes four days on beautiful South Georgia. Be prepared for tens of …
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Antarctic landscape
$22,395
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

21 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit Elephant Islands
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Lookout for wondrous wildlife
  • Watch for whale-sightings
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Summer comes to South Georgia’s remote, untamed landscape like a freight train. Famed for its abandoned whaling stations and Shackleton’s heroic journey, South Georgia is home to millions of fur seals and penguins, wallows of elephant seals, and nesting albatross. Arrive at the breeding …
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Gentoo penguin
$15,700
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica - Polar Circle

23 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Watch a multitude of seabirds
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • See Commerson’s Dolphins
  • Visit whaling and sealing station
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.Join MV Janssonius on a 23-day sailing …
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Stunning reflections in the Lemaire channel
$14,550
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

19 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Experience Falkland culture
  • Observe wandering albatross
  • Spot fin whales from the ship
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit all the sub-Antarctic highlights in one unforgettable voyage on this 19-day expedition cruise. Land on the Falkland Islands for spectacular scenery and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins. This voyage also includes four days on South Georgia, one of the most …
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Air Cruise Flight
$14,995
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Antarctica and South Georgia Air-Cruise

17 Day Itinerary aboard Magellan Explorer
  • Explore Chile’s Frei Station
  • Admire Antarctica's natural beauty
  • Observe unique birdlife
  • Visit Grytviken & Prion Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel in the footsteps of explorer Ernest Shackleton to the extremes of the Southern Hemisphere! Visit the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia aboard the Magellan Explorer. Enjoy views of spectacular mountains and towering icebergs, and visit extraordinary snowy landscapes and remote penguin …
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Rockhopper penguins
$13,550
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

20 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Meet several species of penguins
  • Visit sites of past explorers
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Bird watch across the Drake Passage
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 20-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Janssonius showcases the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula and the sub-Antarctic islands. Enjoy excursions on the Falkland Islands and South Georgia before heading across the Drake Passage to the Antarctic Peninsula. The wildlife watching during this …
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Macaroni penguin close up
$13,350
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

21 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Observe southern right whales
  • Discover the Falkland´s culture
  • Bird watch a multitude of seabirds
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 21-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Plancius showcases the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula and the sub-Antarctic islands. Enjoy excursions on the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the South Orkney Islands before heading to the Antarctic Peninsula. The wildlife watching during this …
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Colony of black-browed albratross on the Falklands
$9,900
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Classic South Georgia

20 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ushuaia
  • Visit the Western Falkland Islands
  • Search for wildlife and seabirds
  • Explore the Eastern Falklands
  • Discover icy South Georgia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this amazing 20-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Ushuaia to the Falkland Islands (Malvinas), South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands. Throughout the voyage, watch for wildlife such as rockhopper penguins, elephant seals, black-browed albatrosses and many more!
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Southern Rockhopper Penguin.
$13,350
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Experience Falkland culture
  • Observe wandering albatross
  • Spot fin whales from the ship
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Puerto Madryn / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit all the sub-Antarctic highlights in one voyage on this 21-day expedition cruise. Land on the Falkland Islands for spectacular scenery and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins. This voyage also includes time in South Georgia, one of the most beautiful places on …
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Albatross in the arctic.
$8,850
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Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Sail to legendary Elephant Island
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Search for whales in polar waters
  • See stunning Weddell Sea
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Puerto Madryn
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Every Antarctic traveler experiences some of the adventures known to the historic polar explorers, but this voyage takes it to the next level. This adventurous polar expedition in the Antarctic Circle combines the exciting Weddell Sea with the amazing Antarctic Peninsula, including such iconic …
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Rockhopper penguins
$19,600
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

21 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Visit West Point Island
  • Observe Rockhopper Penguins
  • See Stanley's whalebone arch
  • Discover the Antarctic Peninsula
Starts/ Ends in:
Puerto Williams / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join a journey to the last untouched continent. First, visit several of the Falkland Islands, looking for Black-browed Albatross, Rockhopper Penguins and Imperial Cormorants. Then continue to breathtaking South Georgia for Christmas. Huge King Penguin colonies, its whaling history and Sir Ernest …
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Pair of King penguins on an Antarctica cruise
$23,200
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

21 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
  • Follow the history of Shackleton
Starts/ Ends in:
Punta Arenas / Santiago
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud's 21-day expedition begins and ends at the Puerto Williams. This expedition includes a visit to breathtaking South Georgia where you will find huge King Penguin colonies, itSpots whaling history and Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. If you think …
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Penguin and landscape
$18,790
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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands Explorer

21 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Admire the Antarctica's beauty
  • See King Penguins in South Georgia
  • Watch elephant seals
  • Visit the rugged Falkland Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 21-day expedition on the Ocean Endeavour to the charming and remote Falkland Islands, the wildlife wonderland of South Georgia, and the majestic Antarctica Peninsula. Enjoy unforgettable encounters with untamed wildlife, step back in time at historically signigficant sites as the British …
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A whale plays near the surface at dusk.
$8,790
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Explorers Cruise: Antarctic Peninsula and the Extreme Weddell Sea

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Cross the famed Drake Passage
  • Admire the Antarctic wildlife
  • View the captivating landscapes
  • Discover Lemaire Channel
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the incredible wildlife in icy waters, stunning mountain scenery and gigantic icebergs during 11 action-packed days aboard the Ocean Victory.Departing Ushuaia in Argentina, cross the mighty Drake Passage on your way to the South Shetland Islands. From here, navigate the South Shetland …
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Beautiful icebergs photographed during Antarctic cruise
$17,020
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The Antarctic Odyssey

Ushuaia - Ushuaia - 18 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Tour South Orkney Island
  • See South Georgia's King penguins
  • Enjoy shore excursions in zodiacs
  • Enjoy lectures hosted by your guide
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 18-day roundtrip Antarctic Odyssey cruise from Ushuaia experiences the splendor of the world's southernmost waters. As you sail beyond Tierra del Fuego, the planet's southernmost land, the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the South Orkney Islands become accessible. Admire Scotia …
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Macaroni penguin close up
$13,350
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

21 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Observe southern right whales
  • Discover the Falkland´s culture
  • Bird watch a multitude of seabirds
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 21-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Janssonius showcases the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula and the sub-Antarctic islands. Enjoy excursions to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the South Orkney Islands before heading to the Antarctic Peninsula. The wildlife watching during …
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Incredible Antarctic glaciers
$18,790
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Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands Explorer

Ushuaia - Ushuaia - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit the rugged Falkland Islands
  • Admire Antarctica's wilderness
  • Observe elephant seals
  • See King Penguins in South Georgia
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A 21-day expedition across the Drake Passage's depths to the awe-inspiring Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands awaits. Discover how remarkable Shackleton's expedition was and immerse yourself in interactions with wildlife along the way. A team of polar specialists …
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