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Our Polar Expedition Ships are widely regarded as the best expedition ships in the world.

When you disembark in Ushuaia at the end of the trip, you will know you made the right decision to travel with us.


Akademik Ioffe expedition cruise shipAkademik Ioffe

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 107
  • Length: 117m
  • Cruising Speed: 13 knots in open water

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Akademik Sergey Vavilov

Akademik Sergey Vavilov

  • Vessel: Ice Strengthened Expedition
  • Guests: 96
  • Length: 117m
  • Cruising Speed: 14.5 knots in open water

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Greg Mortimer

  • Vessel: Ice class 1A expedition ship
  • Guests: 120
  • Length: 104m

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HanseaticHanseatic

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 175
  • Length: 403ft

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Sea Explorer Hebridean SkyHebridean Sky

  • Vessel: Comfortable Expedition
  • Guests: 144
  • Length: 101.1m
  • Cruising Speed: 12 knots in open water

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 Hondius (M/V)

  • Vessel: Comfortable Expedition

  • Guests: 176
  • Length: 101.1m
  • Cruising Speed: 15 knots in open water

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Island SkyIsland Sky

  • Vessel: Luxury Small Ship
  • Guests: 116
  • Length: 90m

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laustralL’Austral

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 264
  • Length: 142m

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leborealLe Boreal

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 264
  • Length: 142m

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Le LyrialLe Lyrial

  • Vessel: Luxury Small Ship
  • Guests: 224
  • Length: 142m

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Le-SolealLe Soleal

  • Vessel: Luxury Small Ship
  • Guests: 264
  • Length: 142m

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MidnatsolMidnatsol

  • Vessel: expedition
  • Guests: 970
  • Length: 136m
  • Built: 2003

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expeditionMS Expedition

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 140
  • Length: 105m

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framMS Fram

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 276
  • Length: 114m

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National-Geographic-Explorer

National Geographic Explorer

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 148
  • Length: 103m

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National-Geographic-Orion

National Geographic Orion

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 102
  • Length: 108m

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Ocean Adventurer (formerly the Sea Adventurer)

  • Vessel Type: Comfortable Expedition
  • Length: 90 metres
  • Passenger Capacity: 118
  • Built / refurbished: 1975 / 1998 / 2017 – re-named to the Ocean Adventurer in June 2017

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Ocean AtlanticOcean Atlantic

  • Vessel: Ice-class small expedition cruise ship
  • Guests: 198
  • Length: 140m
  • Built / rebuilt / renovated: 1985 / 2010 / 2016

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Ocean DiamondOcean Diamond

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 224
  • Length: 124m
  • Cruising Speed: 15.5 knots in open water

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Ocean EndeavourOcean Endeavour

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 199
  • Length: 137m
  • Cruising Speed: 15 knots in open water

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ocean-novaOcean Nova

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 86
  • Length: 73m

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orteliusOrtelius

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 106
  • Length: 91m

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planciusPlancius

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 189
  • Length: 124
  • Cruising Speed: 15.5 knots in open water

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polar-pioneerPolar Pioneer

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 50
  • Length: 71m

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RCGS Resolute

  • Vessel Type: Polar Expedition Vessel
  • Passenger Capacity: 146
  • Built: 1993

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Sea SpiritSea Spirit

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 112
  • Length: 90.6
  • Cruising Speed: 14.5 knots in open water

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Silver CloudSilver Cloud

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 200-260
  • Length: 157m
  • Built:1994, refurbished and rebranded 2017 157m

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Silver DiscovererSilver Discoverer

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 128
  • Length: 102.9m

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Silver Explorer cruise shipSilver Explorer

  • Vessel: Luxury
  • Guests: 132
  • Length: 108m

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Spirit-of-EnderbySpirit of Enderby

  • Vessel: Expedition
  • Guests: 50
  • Length: 72m

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ushuaiaUshuaia

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 84
  • Length: 84m

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World Explorer

  • Vessel: Luxury Expedition
  • Guests: 176
  • Staff and crew: 144
  • Guests: 176
  • Length:126 metres/413 feet
  • Breadth: 19 metres/62.3 feet
  • Draft: 4.7 metres/15.4 feet
  • Cruising speed: 16 knots

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