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The Best Ships, Designed For Polar Exploration

Latin Routes works with only the best Antarctic Cruise operators to offer an exciting range of Antarctic Cruises. All of the ships are specially designed or adapted for polar exploration and their aim is to bring you as close to the wildlife as you can get. Each Antarctica Cruise offers its own daily programme of shore landings, zodiac boat rides, wildlife observation and lectures from experts, to ensure you become completely immersed in this wonderful destination.


Small Ships

Ships with under 150 passengers, perfect for maximising the expedition side with the most time on-shore.

MV Ushuaia

MV Ushuaia
Capacity
84
Standard
Simple
Ice Class
1C

One of the smallest and best value ships in Antarctica. Focused on exploration with expert guides.

From £4,699 pp

MS Expedition

MS Expedition
Capacity
136
Standard
Simple
Ice Class
1B

A great all rounder with a relaxed atmosphere, ideal for small ship exploration of Antarctica.

From £3,699 pp

MV Ortelius

MV Ortelius
Capacity
116
Standard
Simple
Ice Class
1B

Good value Antarctic cruising with a focus on exploration and maximising time on land.

From £4,899 pp

Ocean Adventurer

Sea Adventurer
Capacity
117
Standard
Comfort
Ice Class
1A

Years of polar heritage and a more traditional style make her a classic ship to explore Antarctica.

From £5,300 pp

MV Plancius

MV Plancius
Capacity
116
Standard
Comfort
Ice Class
1D

Good value Antarctic cruising with excellent expedition facilities to maximise the time spent on land.

From £4,499 pp

Silver Explorer

Silver Explorer
Capacity
132
Standard
Luxury
Ice Class
1A

One of the few ships in Antarctica to offer full expedition cruising with all the comforts of a 5* hotel.

From £7,550 pp

Island Sky

Island Sky
Capacity
114
Standard
Comfort
Ice Class
1D

The Island Sky is an all-inclusive, all-suite, luxury expedition ship. It was built in the same Italian Shipyard as its sister ship, the Hebridean Sky.

From £6,659 pp

Hebridean Sky

Hebriean Sky with Zodiac boat
Capacity
112
Standard
Comfort
Ice Class
1C

The Hebridean Sky underwent a ten-million-dollar refit in 2016 transforming her into the safest and most comfortable ship in her class.

From £6,079 pp


Medium Ships

Ships from 150 - 200 passengers that offer a great focus on polar exploration, but with a little more to enjoy on-board.

Ocean Endeavour

Ocean Endeavour
Capacity
199
Standard
Comfort
Ice Class
1B

Focused on exploring Antarctica but with more in the way of on-board comfort.

From £5,000 pp

Ocean Diamond

Ocean Diamond
Capacity
189
Standard
Comfort
Ice Class
1D

A super yacht designed for polar exploration for just 189 guests with some nice facilities on-board.

From £6,800 pp


Large Ships

Ships over 200 passengers which offer expedition cruising with a good range of on-board facilites and comfort

MS Fram

Ms Fram
Capacity
256
Standard
Comfort
Ice Class
1B

A great mix of polar expedition and on-board education with a good range of leisure facilities.

From £4,527 pp

MS Midnatsol

MS Midnatsol
Capacity
500
Standard
Comfort
Ice Class
1C

A larger ship combining soft adventure in Antarctica with great facilities and comfort on-board

From £4,402 pp
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