Antarctica - Basecamp
Explore and enjoy the Antarctic Region aboard the Plancius Antarctic and Arctic Cruises
A 13-day long Cruise
The Trip Highlights
Witness iconic Arctic wildlife
Walk on endless white beaches
Participe to a photo workshop
Hike up a sparkling glacier
Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience
Camp in Antarctica!
Discover the peninsula from a sea kayak
Your trip is 100% carbon offset
Learn from Polar experts
Join this 13-day adventure to the Antarctic Peninsula and explore the area at your leisure with the wide range of activities available on your Zodiac. From free camping to kayaking to mountaineering, make the most of your trip aboard the Plancius. Immerse yourself in the peaceful grandeur of the Antarctic Peninsula as you embrace the true spirit of exploration and adventure.
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