South Orkney Islands

The South Orkney islands lie in the Scotia sea at the North-Eastern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. Consisting of 4 main islands that are mountainous and sometimes verdant, the South Orkney Islands are rarely visited on Antarctic cruises because they are so far out.

Map of South Orkney Islands

Nearby landmarks

Trips that visit South Orkney Islands

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Start your adventure in Puerto Madryn, a mecca for southern right whales and then sail to the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, stopping off at the Falkland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula en route. This three week odyssey on a stylish…

  • 22 Days
  • $20,895

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

  • 21 Days
  • $12,600

An incredible opportunity to witness the 2021 Solar Eclipse in the path of totality, from one of the rarest viewpoints imaginable. Combined with an in-depth voyage of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica, including the usually frozen Weddell Sea,…

  • 20 Days
  • $14,500