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Camping in the Polar regions
$9,995
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Explore local bays and channels
  • Scout for humpback & minke whales
  • Experience a Polar Plunge swim
  • Learn from on-board specialists
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 11-day Antarctic expedition, dramatic ice formations ignite your imagination as you search the landscape for the wildlife that calls it home. Whether it’s humpback whales alongside the ship, a leopard seal diving beneath your Zodiac, penguins sliding into crystal waters from an …
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Whale watching in Antarctica
$12,995
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Cross the Drake in a few hours
  • Zodiac cruise in search of whales
  • Enjoy on-board lectures
  • Marvel at the Peninsula highlights
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Optimize your Antarctica experience by flying over the Drake Passage, the fastest and most direct way to the 7th Continent. Board the World Explorer in King George Island and begin your expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula, a land of snow-capped mountain peaks, beaches dotted with leopard seals …
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Kayaking in antarctica
$15,895
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Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

14 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Spot wildlife & take in the beauty
  • Watch penguins waddling ashore
  • Visit historic research stations
  • Learn about Antarctica's geology
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Not only does this 14-day expedition include the most in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula, it also offers the opportunity to venture further south across the Antarctic Circle. As you head towards a milestone few travelers reach, you feel you are in a world without borders, sailing …
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Magellanic penguins
$22,995
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Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

20 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Explore the British town of Stanley
  • See South Georgia’s vast wildlife
  • Experience a unique kayak excursion
  • Learn about Antarctica's history
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 20-day adventure cruising the Antarctic aboard the World Explorer, an ideal ship for Polar exploration. Enjoy unforgettable encounters with untamed wildlife in a vast, dramatic and spectacular setting. Explore theremote Falkland Islands, the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, and the …
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Gentoo penguin
$16,995
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Solar Eclipse, South Georgia and Antarctica

17 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Witness the second solar eclipse
  • Enjoy your wildlife experience
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Learn from the polar experts
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Designed for eclipse chasers, this 17-day itinerary offers the rare opportunity to witness the total eclipse of the sun while also setting foot in Antarctica. Explore the rarely visited sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia. During your voyage, you will have the …
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Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote polar regions
$15,995
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South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari

16 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Explore king penguin rookeries
  • Tour abandoned whaling stations
  • Enjoy on-board lectures
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Be a part of this incredible 16-day adventure aboard World Explorer as it takes you to a roundtrip voyage from Ushuaia. At sea, photograph massive albatross and pintado petrel as they swoop and soararound the ship, guiding you toward South Georgia. Beaches teeming with king penguins andelephant …
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2021
EmbarksDays 
Nov 0311Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Nov 1216South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari
Nov 2617Solar Eclipse, South Georgia and Antarctica
Dec 1911Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
2022
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0711Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Jan 1611Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Feb 0311Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Feb 1216South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari
Mar 018Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Mar 068Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Mar 118Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Nov 0516South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari
Nov 1911Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Dec 0716South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari
Dec 2120Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings
2023
EmbarksDays 
Feb 0414Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition
Feb 1614Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition
Mar 038Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Mar 088Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Mar 138Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
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Max Passengers: 176
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

The World Explorer is an expedition ship which features amenities and guest comforts to maximize your Antarctic exploration trip. Discover the great white continent and one of the last true wilderness areas on earth aboard this comfortable and spacious ship, built for expeditions along the waterways of the Antarctic. 

The ship offers extraordinary service, multiple public areas, table service at meals, an observation lounge for contemplation and skyline views, bow observation deck for excellent wildlife viewing, library area, and suites with either a private balcony or large windows for direct ocean views. 

Ship Highlights
• Balconies/Juliet balconies in all cabins
• Outdoor running track
• Gym and sauna
• Spa with changing rooms, showers, and lockers
• Glass-domed observation lounge
• Dedicated lecture theater
• Large separate bar/lounge
• Optional al fresco dining
• Library and bistro seating areas with ocean views off both sides of the ship
• Mud room
• 2 elevators

Ship Specifications
- Staff & Crew: 125
- Guests: 176
- Length: 413 feet (126 meters)
- Breadth: 62 feet (19 meters)
- Draft: 15 feet (4-7 meters)
- Propulsion: 2x Rolls Royce 9,000 kw hybrid diesel/electric
- Ice Class: 1B
- Cruising speed: 16 knots in open water
- Registered: Portugal
- Lifeboats: 2 fully enclosed
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World Explorer
Triple Cabin
Located on Deck 6, and approximately 242 sq. ft. Suites feature one double or two single beds, walk-out balcony, separate combo sitting area with a sofa bed and additional closet, refrigerator, TV, and private bathroom with shower.
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Infinity Suite
Located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 270 sq. ft. Suites feature one double or two single beds, floor-to-ceiling glass Juliet balcony, refrigerator, TV, and private bathroom with shower.
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Veranda Suite
Located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 215 sq. ft. Suites feature one double or two single beds, walk-out balcony, sitting area with sofa, refrigerator, TV, and private bathroom with shower.
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Superior Suite
Located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 278 sq. ft. Suites feature one double or two single beds, walk-out balcony, sitting area with sofa, refrigerator, TV, and private bathroom with shower.
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Deluxe Suite
Located on Deck 5, and approximately 334 sq. ft. Suites feature one double or two single beds, walk-out balcony, sitting area with sofa, refrigerator, TV, and private bathroom with shower.
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Owner's Suite
Located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 355 sq. ft. Suites feature one double or two single beds, walk-out balcony, sitting area with sofa, refrigerator, TV, private bathroom with shower, and bathtub.
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