Active Antarctic Peninsula

The Best Active Voyage in Antarctica
Aboard the Ortelius or Plancius




The ice-strengthened vessel Plancius was originally built in 1976 as an oceanographic research vessel for the Royal Dutch Navy, and was ...



The 123-guest, ice-strengthened Ortelius is an excellent vessel for expedition cruising in the Arctic and Antarctica. Built in 1989, she ...

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As the world’s first-registered Polar Class 6 passenger vessel, the 170-guest Hodius ranks among the most structurally fortified and technologically advanced polar cruise vessels sailing the seas. Her stabilizers make her highly suitable for swift and safe exploration of Arctic and Antarctic waters, and she carries a fleet of Zodiacs to enable exciting shore excursions. Comfortable accommodations range from quadruple porthole cabins to grand suites with balconies, and lectures and presentations are held in a large observation lounge, as well as an additional lecture room. A crew of 72, including expedition and hotel staff, services the ship and passengers.

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