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Oceanwide Expeditions Antarctica Basecamp

Antarctica Basecamp cruise aboard the Plancius

The best activity expedition cruise to Antarctica

Antarctica- Basecamp
A 13-day long expedition cruise
Mid Range Ship

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A 13-day long Cruise

Mid Range Ship
The Trip Highlights

Conquer the infamous Drake Passage

Whale watching from the open deck

Immense icebergs and glaciers

Observe penguins in their natural habitat

Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience

Basecamp Program

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Your trip is 100% carbon offset

Rubber boots and snow shoes

The Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp expedition cruise offers you all kinds of different ways to explore and enjoy beautiful Antarctica. This journey allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, go mountaineering, and even camp out under the impressive Polar skies.

Your ship: Plancius

M/v “Plancius” was built in 1976 as an oceanographic research vessel for the Royal Dutch Navy and was named “Hr. Ms. Tydeman”. The ship sailed for the Dutch Navy until June 2004 and was eventually purchased by Oceanwide Expeditions. The vessel was completely rebuilt as a passenger vessel in 2009 and complies with the latest SOLAS regulations (Safety Of Life At Sea). M/v “Plancius” is classed by Lloyd’s Register and flies the Dutch flag.

M/v “Plancius” accommodates 108 passengers with private toilet and shower in 4 quadruple porthole cabins, 2 triple porthole cabins, 9 twin porthole cabins, 25 … Read more about Plancius


Lecture Theater
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Observation Deck
Zodiac Fleet
Observation Lounge
Medical Services
Oceanwide Expeditions Antarctica Basecamp
Oceanwide Expeditions Antarctica Basecamp
Oceanwide Expeditions Antarctica Basecamp