M/S Expedition

For 2018/19 Antarctica departures and 2018 Arctic departures.
*Book by 9 Feb 2018, subject to availability, further conditions apply. Contact us for more information.

Safe, sturdy and fast, the M/S Expedition is amongst the most comfortable and spacious expedition ships in its class, with great stability and performance in rough conditions. With a focus on top of the line safety and comfort, the M/S Expedition has been transformed into one of the world's leading Polar expedition cruise ships, an ideal vessel to ply Polar waters. 

The ship features large common areas and observation decks including a 360° Top Observation Deck that provide panoramic views of the stunning landscapes of Antarctica. Accommodating up to 134 passengers in spacious cabins, each featuring portholes or ocean-facing windows and private en-suite facilities, the M/S Expedition provides space and comfort whilst still offering an intimate small-ship cruise experience. The ship also boasts a gym, sauna and barbecue facilities.  

The M/S Expedition continues the tradition of ground-breaking Polar expedition travel, taking travellers to the destinations that have inspired bold explorers for centuries including the great white continent of Antarctica.

Why we like it:

"The M/S Expedition is a very comfortable, spacious and well run expedition ship. From the moment you board this vessel the experienced Expedition Staff and friendly Crew will make you feel welcome, safe and they are always willing to share their wealth of knowledge to ensure you have an unforgettable and educational experience. The cabins are comfortable, there are ample public areas and an abundance of deck space to view the passing scenery and wildlife. It is a true pleasure to cruise on the ship."

Kieron Tebbutt, Destination Specialist

View the Expedition in motion below

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Technical Specifications

Deck Plan
Length: 84.73 m / 278.3 feet
Breadth: 15.54 m / 51 feet
Draught: 4.71 metres
Gross Tonnage: 6334 GRT
Speed (Max): 17 knots
Cruise Speed: 16 knots
Passengers: 134
Zodiacs & RIBs: Sufficient zodiacs to have all passengers on the water at once
Electrical Outlets: European
Classification: Ice Strengthened
Ice class: Swedish Finnish 1B
Bow thrust: 380 horsepower


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