Magellan Explorer

Magellan Explorer is a new and modern expedition vessel custom build for our Antarctic air-cruises. She was built in Chile to the latest Polar Code specifications.

The ship features a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a spacious and stylish dining room, a well-stocked bar, a library, a meeting room, a gym, a sauna, and a medical clinic. The forward-facing observation deck leads to the bow of the ship, which is accessible to guests to offer proximity to marine wildlife. The ship has a fleet of 10 Zodiac boats that are well suited for disembarking and wildlife watching.

Specifications

  • Passengers: 100 (Maximum)
  • Expedition Staff and Crew: 60
  • Ice Class: LR PC6
  • Length: 90.7 m (298 ft)
  • Breadth: 16.2 m (53 ft)
  • Draft:  4.3 m (14 ft)
  • Propulsion: 2x MAN main engines, total 3,440 kW
  • Cruising Speed: 14 knots
  • Gross Tonnage: 4.900

Amenities

  • All cabins except Porthole cabins feature private balconies
  • A wardrobe
  • An individually controlled heating system
  • A sitting area
  • A private bathroom with shower

Facilities

  • A glass-enclosed observation lounge
  • A presentation room with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment
  • A spacious and stylish dining room
  • A well-stocked bar,
  • A library
  • A meeting room
  • A gym and sauna,
  • A medical clinic.
  • A forward-facing observation deck leads to the bow of the vessel

Deck Plan

Cabins

Triple Suite

2 twin beds (can be configured as 1 king) and 1 queen-sized sofa bed, separate living area with sofa and coffee table, desk and chair sets in both living and bedroom areas, 2 armchairs with side tables, 2 private balconies with sitting areas, selection of snacks and mini-bar restocked daily, coffee maker and 2 bathrooms.

Porthole Cabin

220 ft-20 mt2
2 twin beds or 1 king-size bed

Veranda Cabin

2 twin beds (can be configured as 1 king), armchair with side table and private balcony with sitting area.

Deluxe Veranda Cabin

2 twin beds (can be configured as 1 king, except #409 which is only available with 1 king bed), armchair with side table, private balcony with sitting area, selection of snacks and mini-bar restocked daily and coffee maker.

Penthouse Suite

2 twin beds (can be configured as 1 king), separate sitting area with sofa and coffee table, 2 armchairs, private balcony with sitting area, selection of snacks and mini-bar restocked daily and coffee maker.

Grand Suite

 2 twin beds (or 1 king), separate living area with queen-sized sofa bed and coffee table, desk and chair sets in both living and bedroom areas, 2 armchairs with side tables, 2 private balconies with sitting areas, selection of snacks and mini-bar restocked daily, coffee maker and 2 bathrooms.

Inclusions

  • Comprehensive pre- and post-voyage information material.
  • Ship cruise as indicated in the itinerary corresponding to each expedition.
  • Daily buffet breakfast and lunch on board ship offering a wide choice of dishes.
  • Daily served dinner on board ship offering a choice of three main courses.
  • Wine, beer, juice, and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board.
  • Coffee, tea, chocolate, cappuccino, water and snacks on board ship throughout the expedition.
  • Loan of waterproof boots for landing.
  • All guided shore excursions.
  • Lectures and entertainment on board.
  • Landing fees and IAATO passenger fee.

Exclusions

  • Flights, accommodation, meals, excursions and transfers other than those included in the itinerary corresponding to each voyage.
  • Beverages purchased at the ship’s bar.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Extra expenses (communication, laundry, souvenirs, etc.).
  • Gratuities.

Visas for Chile, Argentina, and/or the UK, passport expenses, and any arrival and/or departure tax, if applicable.

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Voyages by this vessel

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Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 5 Feb, 2023  End : 12 Feb, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple Suite
$14,795
Porthole Cabin
$15,995
Veranda Cabin
$18,995
Deluxe Veranda
$19,995
PH Suite
$23,995
Grand Suite
$26,995
Single Cabin
$26,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 10 Feb, 2023  End : 17 Feb, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple Suite
$14,795
Porthole Cabin
$15,995
Veranda Cabin
$18,995
Deluxe Veranda
$19,995
PH Suite
$23,995
Grand Suite
$26,995
Single Cabin
$26,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 15 Feb, 2023  End : 22 Feb, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple Suite
$14,795
Porthole Cabin
$15,995
Veranda Cabin
$18,995
Deluxe Veranda
$19,995
PH Suite
$23,995
Grand Suite
$26,995
Single Cabin
$26,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 20 Feb, 2023  End : 27 Feb, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple Suite
$14,795
Porthole Cabin
$15,995
Veranda Cabin
$18,995
Deluxe Veranda
$19,995
PH Suite
$23,995
Grand Suite
$26,995
Single Cabin
$26,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 25 Feb, 2023  End : 4 Mar, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple Suite
$13,495
Porthole Cabin
$14,595
Veranda Cabin
$17,595
Deluxe Veranda
$18,495
PH Suite
$21,995
Grand Suite
$24,995
Single Cabin
$24,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 2 Mar, 2023  End : 9 Mar, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple Suite
$13,495
Porthole Cabin
$14,595
Veranda Cabin
$17,595
Deluxe Veranda
$18,495
PH Suite
$21,995
Grand Suite
$24,995
Single Cabin
$24,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 1 Dec, 2023  End : 8 Dec, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $13,995
Porthole
  $14,995
Veranda
  $18,395
Deluxe Veranda
  $19,395
PH Suites
  $22,795
Grand Suite
  $25,995
Single
  $25,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 6 Dec, 2023  End : 13 Dec, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $13,995
Porthole
  $14,995
Veranda
  $18,395
Deluxe Veranda
  $19,395
PH Suites
  $22,795
Grand Suite
  $25,995
Single
  $25,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 11 Dec, 2023  End : 18 Dec, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $13,995
Porthole
  $14,995
Veranda
  $18,395
Deluxe Veranda
  $19,395
PH Suites
  $22,795
Grand Suite
  $25,995
Single
  $25,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 16 Dec, 2023  End : 23 Dec, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $13,995
Porthole
  $14,995
Veranda
  $18,395
Deluxe Veranda
  $19,395
PH Suites
  $22,795
Grand Suite
  $25,995
Single
  $25,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 21 Dec, 2023  End : 28 Dec, 2023
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,995
Porthole
  $17,295
Veranda
  $20,995
Deluxe Veranda
  $21,995
PH Suites
  $25,795
Grand Suite
  $28,995
Single
  $28,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 26 Dec, 2023  End : 2 Jan, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,495
Porthole
  $16,795
Veranda
  $19,995
Deluxe Veranda
  $21,595
PH Suites
  $25,395
Grand Suite
  $27,995
Single
  $27,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 31 Dec, 2023  End : 7 Jan, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,995
Porthole
  $17,295
Veranda
  $20,995
Deluxe Veranda
  $21,995
PH Suites
  $25,795
Grand Suite
  $28,995
Single
  $28,995

Antarctica Express Air-Cruise

Start : 11 Jan, 2024  End : 16 Jan, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
6 Days
Triple
  $5,995
Porthole
  $6,495
Veranda
  $6,995
Deluxe Veranda
  $7,495
PH Suites
  $8,595
Grand Suite
  $8,995
Single
  $8,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 14 Jan, 2024  End : 21 Jan, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,495
Porthole
  $16,595
Veranda
  $19,795
Deluxe Veranda
  $20,795
PH Suites
  $24,995
Grand Suite
  $27,995
Single
  $27,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 19 Jan, 2024  End : 26 Jan, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,495
Porthole
  $16,595
Veranda
  $19,795
Deluxe Veranda
  $20,795
PH Suites
  $24,995
Grand Suite
  $27,995
Single
  $27,995

Polar Circle Air-Cruise

Start : 24 Jan, 2024  End : 2 Feb, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
10 Days
Triple
  $19,995
Porthole
  $21,395
Veranda
  $24,995
Deluxe Veranda
  $25,995
PH Suites
  $29,995
Grand Suite
  $34,995
Single
  $34,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 31 Jan, 2024  End : 7 Feb, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,495
Porthole
  $16,595
Veranda
  $19,795
Deluxe Veranda
  $20,795
PH Suites
  $24,995
Grand Suite
  $27,995
Single
  $27,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 5 Feb, 2024  End : 12 Feb, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,495
Porthole
  $16,595
Veranda
  $19,795
Deluxe Veranda
  $20,795
PH Suites
  $24,995
Grand Suite
  $27,995
Single
  $27,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 10 Feb, 2024  End : 17 Feb, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,495
Porthole
  $16,595
Veranda
  $19,795
Deluxe Veranda
  $20,795
PH Suites
  $24,995
Grand Suite
  $27,995
Single
  $27,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 15 Feb, 2024  End : 22 Feb, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $15,495
Porthole
  $16,595
Veranda
  $19,795
Deluxe Veranda
  $20,795
PH Suites
  $24,995
Grand Suite
  $27,995
Single
  $27,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 20 Feb, 2024  End : 27 Feb, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $16,595
Porthole
  $19,795
Veranda
  $20,795
Deluxe Veranda
  $24,995
PH Suites
  $27,995
Grand Suite
  $27,995
Single
  $27,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 25 Feb, 2024  End : 3 Mar, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $13,995
Porthole
  $15,295
Veranda
  $17,995
Deluxe Veranda
  $19,395
PH Suites
  $22,795
Grand Suite
  $25,995
Single
  $25,995

Classic Antarctica Air-Cruise

Start : 1 Mar, 2024  End : 8 Mar, 2024
Departure : Punta Arenas   Arrival : Punta Arenas
8 Days
Triple
  $13,995
Porthole
  $15,295
Veranda
  $17,995
Deluxe Veranda
  $19,395
PH Suites
  $22,795
Grand Suite
  $25,995
Single
  $25,995

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