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Small Ship Intimate Cruising for Just 136 Passengers

With a maximum of 136 passengers, the MS Expedition provides an intimate, small ship cruising experience for your Polar Cruise. Completely refurbished in 2009, she boasts large common areas, smart décor, spacious cabins and a nice range of facilities on-board. The hub of the ship is the expedition lounge which has panoramic windows, comfortable seating and is where the team conduct their briefings each day. There is a 24-hour coffee and tea station here and an early evening bar which has a daily happy hour. The restaurant serves a daily changing menu buffet style for breakfast and lunch with dinner served course by course at your table. You will also find a small library which offers a quiet space ideal for catching up on photos as well as a gift shop for purchasing souvenirs and any essentials you may have forgotten. On the top deck you will find the Polar Bear Pub which is a bar open each evening for drinks and the occasional spot of live music. It opens up onto a large BBQ deck area at the back of the ship - weather permitting!

The ship has 5 types categories of cabins including quad, triple and twin categories. All cabins offer ocean views through portholes or picture windows and each cabin has a private bathroom, desk, chair and storage. If you are prepared to share your cabin, then there is the benefit of no single supplement. There are also 4 suites which offer a double bed, full length windows and separate lounge area. The MS Expedition is fully equipped for expeditions including a fleet of modern zodiacs, large mud room, kayaks (additional charge) and a very experienced team of expedition staff, that will ensure you get the most out of your polar cruise experience.

Features Include:

6 categories of accommodation, private bathrooms with hot water, lounge, restaurant, library, Polar Bear Pub, mud room, sauna, gym, fleet of zodiacs, experienced expedition staff, kayaks (extra charge), 

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  • Prices the same or better than the cruise operators directly
  • Fully packaged protection, so everything booked with us is protected should any cruise arrangements be disrupted
  • Great Offers and Promotions throughout the year
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL, for your complete peace of mind
  • Extensive knowledge of Antarctica and the Cruise Companies to help you decide on the right cruise
  • Tailor your Antarctic Holiday and explore South America while you are there

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Facilites & Specs

MS Expedition Facilites and Amenities

  • 360° Observation Deck
  • All cabins with private en-suite and outside views
  • Raised Canada Goose Observation Deck
  • Fleet of 14 zodiacs with four stroke engines
  • Complimentary Wellington Boots for duration of your cruise
  • Complimentary destination guides for every passenger
  • Large heated Mud Room - one of the best of all Antarctic Cruise Companies!
  • Lonely Planet Library
  • Discovery Lounge
  • Fine dining – international cuisine in one sitting
  • Polar Bear Pub which opens onto a large aft deck with barbeque facilities
  • Gift Shop
  • Medical Clinic
  • Gym and Sauna
  • Computer Room with internet where available

MS Expedition Technical Specifications

  • Built: Helsingr Skibsvaerft, Denmark, 1972 (2009)
  • Ice Class: Swedish/Finnish 1B
  • Length: 105m (345 ft)
  • Breadth: 18.6m (61 ft)
  • Max Draft: 4.7m (15 ft)
  • Gross Tonnage: 6334 GRT
  • Cruising Speed: 14.5 knots
  • Stabilizers: Fins, Type Brown/AEG
  • Passenger Capacity: 136
  • Crew: 55

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  • Our Truly Individual Holidays allow you to choose the destinations, inclusions & budget

  • Our Escorted Small Group Tours offer fantastic itineraries, travelling with like-minded people

  • Winner of 'Best Tour Operator' at the 2019 & 2018 L.A.T.A. Achievement Awards

  • All of our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind


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