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Top South Orkney Islands Tours & Trips in 2024

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Discover South Orkney Islands in 2024 on one of these amazing trips hand selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Select any of the below 9 top-rated trips where you will explore South Orkney Islands, and Elephant Island with an exceptional bilingual guide on a small group or customizable private tour. The most popular things to do in South Orkney Islands in 2024 are wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, cruises, wildlife & safari exploration, and whale watching. Our trips to South Orkney Islands in 2024 range in price from $10,500 to $67,400 for trips of 15 to 28 days. Contact one of Adventure Life's expert South Orkney Islands trip planners for help planning a seamless experience.
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The sun sets over polar mountains
$15,750
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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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A humpback whale lifts its fluke
$15,750
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

20 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Meet six species of penguin
  • Visit sites of past explorers
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Bird watch across the Drake Passage
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 20-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Hondius 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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Midnight sun over the flat-topped icebergs of the Weddell Sea
$25,095
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 20 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Witness peak breeding cycles
  • Enjoy landings to penguin rookeries
  • Cross the Scotia Sea
  • Kayak South Georgia's coastline
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Greg Mortimer takes you on a 20-day expedition to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic Peninsula. Embark in Ushuaia, Argentina, and follow in Shackleton's footsteps as you witness peak summer wildlife activity, learn about whaling history, visit research sites, and land on …
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A group of penguins in the Falkland Islands
$16,700
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica - Polar Circle

23 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Bird watch a multitude of seabirds
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • See Commerson’s Dolphins
  • Visit whaling and sealing station
Starts/ Ends in:
Tierra del Fuego National Park / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board MV Hondius on a23-day sailing adventure andexplore Antarctica, passing from the Falkland Island to Polar Circle. Experience some of the most dramatic landscapes on earth and enjoy close encounters with Gentoo and Adélie penguins, brown skuas, leopard seals, along with humpback and …
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Stunning reflections in the Lemaire channel
$15,750
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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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Penguin photo opp in Antarctica
$15,750
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Get a taste of Falklands history
  • See four S.Georgia penguin species
  • Discover the South Orkney Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience all the best of the sub-Antarctic highlights on this 20-day Antarctic expedition. Meet at least six penguin species, visit Port Lockroy, and pay your respects at Shackleton's grave on this polar voyage to observe Antarctica and the South Atlantic Islands.This cruise includes four …
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Landscape during Antarctica tour
$17,900
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

18 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:
Puerto Williams / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud's 18-day expedition begins and ends at Puerto Williams. This all-encompassing journey is an explorer’s dream. Starting with three days at sea, touch terra firma in South Georgia, and see how the animals are in charge and humans come a distant second. After a bucket list Drake …
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Albatross in the arctic.
$10,500
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Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle

15 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • 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 Cruises, 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 iconic landing …
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Seabirds at the Weddell Sea
$21,500
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Remote Weddell Sea Explorer

28 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • See wildlife
  • See ice formations
  • Learn about history
  • See some wildlfe
Starts/ Ends in:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This adventurous expedition explores one of the least-visited areas on Earth, Antarctica’s amazing Weddell Sea. After visiting some of the same sites legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton’s charted in South Georgia, we’ll enjoy Weddell’s exotic wildlife and colossal tabular …
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