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Max Passengers: 170

Janssonius is meeting the latest and highest Lloyd’s Register standards for ice-strengthened cruise ships. Surpassing the requirements of the Polar Code adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Janssonius represents the most flexible, advanced, innovative touring vessel in the polar regions, thoroughly optimized for exploratory voyages that provide you the utmost first-hand contact with the Arctic and Antarctica. 

Not only will the numerous amenities and on-board entertainments help make your Janssonius voyage truly memorable, this ship also gives you the peace of mind that comes with choosing one of the most environmentally friendly vessel on the polar seas. Janssonius uses LED lighting, steam heating, bio-degradable paints and lubricants, and state-of-the-art power management systems that keep fuel consumption and CO2 levels minimal. This means that when you sail aboard Janssonius, you get to enjoy the exotic landscapes and wildlife as much as possible while impacting them as little as possible.

Janssonius offers high-quality accommodation for 170 passengers in six grand suites with balconies (27 square meters, 291 square feet), eight junior suites (19 to 20 square meters, 205 to 215 square feet), eight superior cabins (20 to 21 square meters, 215 to 226 square feet), 11 twin deluxe cabins, (19 to 21 square meters, 205 to 226 square feet), 14 twin window cabins (12 to 14 square meters, 129 to 151 square feet) as well as 27 twin porthole cabins, two triple porthole cabins, and four quadruple porthole cabins that vary in size from 12 to 18 square meters, or 129 to 194 square feet. The passenger capacity certificate for Janssonius is 196 persons. One deck consists of a large observation lounge and separate lecture room, which are reserved for a wide variety of interactive workshops, exhibitions, and performances particular to Janssonius.

Technical Specifications
Passengers:170 in 80 cabins
Staff & crew:72
Length:107.6 meters
Breadth:17.6 meters
Draft:5.30 meters
Ice class:Polar Class 6 (equivalent 1A-Super)
Displacement:5,590 tonnes
Propulsion:2 x ABC main engines; total 4,200 kW
Speed:15 knots
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Itineraries

Lemaire channel reflection
$5,950
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Antarctic Peninsula - Whale Watching Voyage

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Observe humpback and minke whales
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 10-day cruise. In addition, this departure is specially timed to maximize the whale watching opportunity. Voyage polar waters in search of massive and elusive whales. …
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Penguin and landscape
$8,050
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and largest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 11-day cruise. Visit the volcanic islands of the South Shetlands and explore the wide variety of flora and fauna in South Shetland.This classic route to the Antarctic …
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MV Hondius
$6,150
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Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Admire the landscape of glaciers
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and enjoy the most dramatic scenery and largest variety of wildlife in Antarctica on this special 10-day cruise. This classic Antarctic route to the Antarctic Peninsula is a popular way to make the most of your polar voyage experience. Visit islands like Danco, Neko …
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Penguin jump in Antarctica
$9,100
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Antarctica Special - Discovery and Learning Voyage

13 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • Zodiac cruise by alpine peaks
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The seabirds of the South Shetlands, the ice formations of Antarctic Sound, the whale hotspots of Wilhelmina Bay – all of these experiences and more await you on this exploratory expedition cruise, which focuses not only on visiting Antarctica’s most iconic locations but also its most …
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Surfacing Humpback Whales
$3,100
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Arctic Ocean Expedition, Bremerhaven - Fair Isle - Jan Mayen - Spitsbergen

13 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Cruise along the edge of sea-ice
  • Visit the volcanic Jan Mayen island
  • Observe orca and minke whales
  • Tour ancient circular stone towers
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Search for whales, and other Arctic wildlife of the land, sea, and air on an adventurous voyage from our home port of Vlissingen to our favorite Arctic island group.Enjoy places of great beauty and fascinating wildlife. You will most likely take home memories that will accompany you wherever your …
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Hiking in Spitsbergen
$2,900
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Arctic Ocean Expedition, Helgoland - Fair Isle-Jan Mayen-Spitsbergen

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Enjoy watching rare birds
  • Look out for different whales
  • Snowshoe across the Arctic
  • Visit historic Dutch whaling sites
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Search for whales, and other Arctic wildlife of the land, sea, and air on an adventurous voyage from the German port of Bremerhaven to our favorite Arctic island group. Crossing the North Sea, you stand an excellent chance of spotting minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, and harbor porpoises, among …
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Reindeer feeding in the arctic.
$5,150
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Around Spitsbergen - In the Realm of Polar Bears & Ice

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail to Ny Ålesund
  • Tour historical sites
  • Enjoy Arctic wildlife
  • Visit Bell Sund fjord system
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a voyage around Spitsbergen and explore the icy waters of the North Atlantic. This special expedition offers you the chance to catch sight of whales, reindeer, Arctic foxes, walruses, seals, and the star attraction, the polar bear. Enjoyhundreds of species of plants,barnacle geese, …
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A walrus relaxes on the snow.
$5,150
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Around Spitsbergen - Kvitoya, In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Visit Ny-Alesund
  • See reindeer, walrus, and whales
  • Climb Soraberget to view the icecap
  • Explore rarely-visited Kvitøya
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the expedition ship MV Hondius and explore the shores of Spitsbergen on this unique Arctic cruise. This 10-day voyage around Spitsbergen gives you a great chance to see whales, foxes, reindeer, seals, and polar bears. The expedition makes a landing on the island of Kvitøya, a site of …
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Lighthouse of Beagle Channel, Ushuaia
$7,800
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Atlantic Odyssey, Excluding Antarctic Peninsula

23 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Enjoy bird watching
  • See penguins and seals
  • Discover Jamestown
  • Visit to Longwood House
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The voyage begins where the world drops off: Ushuaia, Argentina, reputed to be the southernmost city on the planet, located on the far southern tip of South America. Catch a taste of life from the perspective of the polar explorers who first braved the regions of the Drake Passage: cool salt …
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A humpback whale lifts its fluke
$12,350
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Atlantic Odyssey, including Antarctic Peninsula

32 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • View four species of albatrosses
  • Enjoy alpine peaks and icebergs
  • See whales, penguins, and seabirds
  • Meet the king penguins on eggs
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Atlantic Odyssey offers a unique possibility to visit several of the most remote islands in the world. Besides the Antarctic Peninsula, the South Shetland Islands, South Georgia, and the South Orkney Islands, the Atlantic Odyssey visit Tristan da Cunha, St. Helena, and Ascension Island. …
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Ushuaia
$14,750
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

19 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Experience Falkland culture
  • Observe wandering albatross
  • Spot fin whales from the ship
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit all the sub-Antarctic highlights in one voyage on this 19-day expedition cruise. Land on the Falkland Islands for spectacular scenery and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins. This voyage also includes four days on South Georgia, one of the most beautiful places on …
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Lemaire channel reflection
$13,200
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

20 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Meet six species of penguin
  • Visit sites of past explorers
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Bird watch across the Drake Passage
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 20-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Janssonius showcases the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula and the sub-Antarctic islands. Enjoy excursions on the Falkland Islands and South Georgia before heading across the Drake Passage to the Antarctic Peninsula. The wildlife watching during this …
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Gentoo penguin
$15,200
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica - Polar Circle

23 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Bird watch a multitude of seabirds
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
  • See Commerson’s Dolphins
  • Visit whaling and sealing station
Activities:
Adventure Options, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. The expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.
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Chinstrap penguin sighting
$16,400
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Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula - Solar Eclipse Voyage

20 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Cruise the unique Drake Passage
  • Observe incredible wildlife
  • Experience the 2021 Solar Eclipse
  • Visit Carcass Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Though you can see the total solar eclipse along a few key path locations around the globe, none of them offers as unique a “venue” as Antarctica. Combine that with everything else you’ll enjoy during this voyage and you end up with one truly exceptional adventure. Reserve your …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$3,850
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North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Explore North Spitsbergen
  • Visit the Monaco Glacier
  • See polar bears at Hinlopen Strait
  • Visit St. Johns Fjord
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben, then join our expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear.
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A colony of king penguins on South Georgia
$12,600
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South Georgia Special

21 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Observe southern right whales
  • Discover the Falkland´s culture
  • Bird watch a multitude of seabirds
  • Set foot on the Antarctic Continent
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Few places compare to South Georgia in terms of exotic wildlife and jaw-dropping scenery, and the Falklands are no different. On this exploratory voyage you can enjoy both, possibly touring the world’s largest black-browed albatross colony while also seeing some of the biggest breeding spots …
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Hiking through the arctic tundra.
$6,700
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Spitsbergen to Northeast Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe cathedral-like icebergs
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day voyage starts in Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen), sailing along the Northeast coast of Greenland and ending in Akureyri (Iceland). Approaching Greenland attempt to sail through the sea ice into Foster Bugt, making your first landing at Myggebugten. Beyond the old hunters’ hut (in the …
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Sunset in Praia
$1,950
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St. Helena to Cape Verde islands

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • Explore Ascension
  • Hike to the top of Ascension
  • Stroll the Praia streets
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Ascension, this dry volcanic island is a major home for the sooty tern. Hike to the richly vegetated top of Ascension, and a visit the shore to watch the green turtles laying eggs on the beach. Joining you across the Equator are Arctic terns and long-tailed skuas in their northbound spring …
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Dates

2021
EmbarksDays 
Apr 1510St. Helena to Cape Verde islands
Nov 0521South Georgia Special
Nov 2520Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula - Solar Eclipse Voyage
Dec 1410Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Dec 2313Antarctica Special - Discovery and Learning Voyage
2022
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0411Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Jan 1419Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula
Feb 0111Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Feb 1111Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Feb 2123Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica - Polar Circle
Mar 1510Antarctic Peninsula - Whale Watching Voyage
Mar 1532Atlantic Odyssey, including Antarctic Peninsula
Mar 2423Atlantic Odyssey, Excluding Antarctic Peninsula
Apr 1510St. Helena to Cape Verde islands
May 2613Arctic Ocean Expedition, Bremerhaven - Fair Isle - Jan Mayen - Spitsbergen
May 2811Arctic Ocean Expedition, Helgoland - Fair Isle-Jan Mayen-Spitsbergen
Jun 078North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice
Jun 148North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice
Jun 218North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice
Jun 288North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice
Jul 0510Around Spitsbergen - In the Realm of Polar Bears & Ice
Jul 1410Around Spitsbergen - In the Realm of Polar Bears & Ice
Jul 2310Around Spitsbergen - In the Realm of Polar Bears & Ice
Aug 0110Around Spitsbergen - In the Realm of Polar Bears & Ice
Aug 1010Around Spitsbergen - In the Realm of Polar Bears & Ice
Aug 1910Around Spitsbergen - Kvitoya, In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice
Aug 2814Spitsbergen to Northeast Greenland
Nov 0720Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula
Nov 2610Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Dec 0510Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Dec 1410Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Dec 2320Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula
2023
EmbarksDays 
Jan 1111Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Jan 2111Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Jan 3111Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Feb 2223Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica - Polar Circle
Mar 1632Atlantic Odyssey, including Antarctic Peninsula
Mar 1610Antarctica - Discovery and Learning Voyage
Mar 2523Atlantic Odyssey, Excluding Antarctic Peninsula
Apr 1610St. Helena to Cape Verde islands

Cabins

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Quadruple Porthole
quadruple cabins with bunk beds and private facilities (these can also be used as triple or twin cabins). Spacious outside cabins with a minimum of two portholes or windows per cabin
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Triple Porthole
triple cabins with bunk beds and private facilities. These cabins are spacious with a minimum of two portholes or windows per cabin.
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Twin Porthole
twin cabins with portholes, private toilet and shower and 2 single lower berths. Spacious outside cabins with a minimum of two portholes or windows per cabin.
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Twin Window
twin cabins with windows, private toilet and shower and 2 single lower berths. Spacious outside cabins with a minimum of two portholes or windows per cabin
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Twin Deluxe
superior cabins with lower birth twin beds, private toilet and shower and a separate day room. Spacious outside cabins with a minimum of two portholes or windows per cabin
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Superior
suite with a double bed, private toilet and shower and a separate day room. Spacious outside cabins with a minimum of two windows per cabin.
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Junior Suite
suite with a double bed, private toilet and shower and a separate day room. Spacious outside cabins with windows.
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Grand Suite with private balcony
suite with a double bed, private toilet and shower and a separate day room. Spacious outside cabins with 4 windows and a private balcony.

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