The Magellan Explorer is a custom designed ship specifically designed for Antarctica Air-Cruise operations from Punta Arenas in Chile to King George Island on the Antarctica Peninsula. The ship has 50 suites including dedicated suites for the travellers. The cabins are spacious, ranging in size from 20-40 square metres and all contain a private bathroom and sitting area. All double cabins have twin beds that can be configured as one queen size bed and 42 cabins feature a large window and private balcony.
The Sea Spirit has remarkably comfortable accommodation and offers a visit to the Polar Regions in grand style. All the spacious suites have private en suite facilities and offer exterior views. Deluxe Suites, Premium Suites and the Owner’s Suite have private balconies for viewing the breathtaking landscapes of Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands (Malvinas). Carrying a maximum of 114 passengers, this outstanding vessel, approved for polar waters, is equipped with rubber zodiacs for shore transfers and cruising. Kayaking and camping options are available on select departures.
The M/V Hondius was built in 2019 and is the world’s first registered Polar Class 6 ice strengthened cruise ship. Offering luxury accommodation for up to 174 passengers, the vessel features six types of cabins, junior and grand suites, as well as one spacious suite. On board, relax in the stylish observation lounge and enjoy gourmet cuisine in the restaurant. Partake in workshops, performances and educational experiences in the lecture room. For onshore excursions, the M/V Hondius operates a fleet of zodiacs, accessible by two separate gangways and an indoor embarkation platform so you can prioritise time onshore.
The ice-strengthened M/V Plancius is an ideal ship for polar expeditions, accommodating 116 passengers in 53 cabins all with private bathrooms. There are 6 types of cabins from which to choose; quad, triple, twin porthole, twin window, deluxe and superior. The ship offers a restaurant/lecture room on deck 3 and a spacious observation lounge and bar on deck 5 with large windows, offering full panoramic views. There are large open deck spaces on deck 3 allowing guests excellent opportunities to enjoy the scenery and wildlife. M/V Plancius is equipped with 10x Mark V zodiacs, with 40 HP 4-stroke outboard engines. There are 2 gangways on the starboard side, guaranteeing swift zodiac operation.
The M/V Ortelius was built in Gdynia (Poland) in 1989, originally named Marina Svetaeva. Now an expedition ship to Antarctica, it offers the highest ice–class notation and strong stability in the polar regions. Comfortably accommodating 106 passengers, Ortelius offers spacious outside cabins with private facilities ranging from 4 quad cabins (bunk beds), 2 triple porthole cabins (bunk beds), 25 twin porthole cabin with 2 single lower berths, 10 twin cabins with windows and 2 single lower berths, 6 superior cabins (double beds) with separate day room and 1 suite (double bed) with separate day room. It also offers open–deck spaces, two restaurants, a bar, lecture room and 11 zodiacs and 2 helicopters on board, allowing plenty of time ashore.
The Ushuaia accommodates a maximum of 88 passengers in 46 comfortable cabins and suites. This ice-strengthened polar vessel provides spacious decks, a large dining room (one sitting), an open-plan observation lounge/lecture room with modern multimedia equipment, a bar and a well-stocked library. The expert
captain, officers and crew are highly experienced in Antarctic navigation and have a great love of nature. The on-board specialist team of international expedition leaders and lecturers are all extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic and dedicated to the protection of the environment. The chefs prepare excellent cuisine
including many local specialties and the bar offers a good choice of carefully selected wines and spirits.