Antarctic Sound

The Antarctic Sound is the body of water between Trinity Peninsula, at the Northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, and Joinville Island. It got its name from Carl Anton Larsen's expedition vessel 'Antarctic', the first ship to navigate it.

The Sound is often crossed en route to the Weddell Sea, the location of Sir Ernest Shackleton's infamous Antarctic Expedition which ended with the tragic loss of several crew members and their ship 'Endurance' in 1915.

Find out more about cruises of the Antarctic Peninsula

Map of Antarctic Sound

Nearby landmarks

Trips that visit Antarctic Sound

Flexibility is the key to success in Antarctica. All voyage routes take advantage of the ever-changing opportunities provided by nature, crafting a unique and extraordinary experience each time.

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Spring Quest to Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia

Setting sail ​early in the season, be aboard ​one of the ​first ship​s to head​ south ​as the Southern Ocean reopens for business​. It's a special time in South Georgia as the beaches are packed with breeding elephant seals, while…

  • 21 Days
  • $12,600
Elegant Antarctic Peninsula

Soak up the Antarctic Peninsula's spectacular wildlife and landscapes from the ultra comfort of a modern, luxury ship. Balance time exploring ashore with sumptuous relaxation on board, where the highly trained onboard team caters to your every need. With the…

  • 12 Days
  • $10,304
Ultimate Luxury Antarctic Fly & Cruise

For those travellers looking for seamless travel on a trip that is hassle-free and all-inclusive, this is the perfect option. Skip over the notorious Drake Passage on a comfortable two hour flight to Antarctica, then travel onboard a state-of-the-art mega…

  • 7 Days
  • $20,420
Highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula

Sail to the White Continent aboard one of the most luxurious ships currently available. Unsurpassed comfort and true 5* service are this operator’s hallmarks. From the discreetly attentive, Relais & Chateaux cuisine and 24/7 butler service to the beautifully appointed…

  • 11-14 Days
  • $13,870
Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands Revealed

Purpose-built to tackle polar waters, an eco-minded vessel makes the ocean crossing between Antarctica and the wildlife Eden of South Georgia as comfortable as possible. Traverse the breathtaking Antarctic Sound where huge tabular icebergs dwarf the ship and immerse yourself…

  • 19 Days
  • $11,990
Luxury South Georgia & Antarctica Fly & Cruise

Combine the spellbinding wildlife spectacle of South Georgia with the jaw-dropping landscapes of Antarctica on this luxurious time-saving expedition. Cut out two days at sea by flying between Antarctica and South America in just two hours.…

  • 16 Days
  • $28,700