Arguably one of the most active itineraries through the Antarctica aboard the Plancius
From: USD 11,200
A 13-day expedition cruise
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
Learn from industry experts
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