Explorers and Kings
Embark on an adventure and discover incredible wildlife sightings aboard the World Explorer Antarctic Cruise
A 20-day long Cruise
The Trip Highlights
Experience amazing wildlife animals
Photograph incredible albatross
Step a foot on the 7th continent
Cross the drake passage
Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience
Hike up a sparkling glacier
Experience the chill of a polar plunge
Your trip is 100% carbon offset
Polar experts to answer all your questions
Start your polar adventure by discovering the main islands of every expedition around Antarctica. Get to know your fellow travelers on the Falkland Islands as you stroll through the quaint English village of Stanley. Continue your journey to South Georgia Island where you will photograph polar animals in their natural habitats with snow-covered beaches as far as the eye can see. Finish your trip by walking on the Antarctic, a unique experience that few travelers have the chance to do in their life. Marvel at the beauty of the submarine fauna and flora, walk among the emperor penguins, and observe a multitude of polar birds flying overhead.
Your ship: World Explorer
Welcome aboard the World Explorer! Distinct and comfortable, refined and roomy—these attributes and more describe World Explorer. Every cabin has a private walk-out or French balcony for direct ocean views. World Explorer also delivers spacious public lounge spaces to unwind after a day outdoors, including the glass-domed Observation Lounge, the Explorer Lounge, and a dedicated presentation theater. Health and wellness facilities feature an outdoor walking track, a fitness center, and a spa, plus a sauna with a change room and shower.
For the active adventurers, add-ons include kayaking, camp … Read more about World Explorer
Open Bridge Policy
Food & Drinks
There is one dining room located on Deck 4 which offers three meals per day. While mealtimes may change due to landings and wildlife encounters, you’ll always be assured of excellent quality food during our time on World Explorer.
There is one seating for all passengers at breakfast, lunch, and dinner and the restaurant has an open seating policy that encourages passengers to mingle with like-minded Antarctic explorers and share their experiences.
An assortment of freshly baked cookies and/or pastries are offered each afternoon. There is also a selection of hot and cold snacks available in the lounge during cocktail hour, expedition activities permitting.
Breakfasts and lunches are normally served buffet-style, while dinners are served plated. À la carte meals are made at the time of your order, allowing the chefs to prepare each dish to your individual needs. Working in a small kitchen, the chefs are able to monitor and control the quality of food being served, ensuring you receive top-quality meals during the course of your expedition.