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MV Plancius Antarctica Cruise
Originally used as a polar research ship by the Dutch Navy, the MV Plancius was completely refurbished in 2009 for passenger travel. This ice strengthened vessel comfortably accommodates 116 guests in 53 cabins across 6 ship decks.
Plancius Cruise Experience
Explore Antarctica in an exploratory and educational way on one of the most comfortable ships, the MV Plancius. This expedition cruise will bring you close to the polar region’s nature and wildlife.
You can observe the wildlife from the many open spaces such as the bridge and you can even walk all the way around Deck 4 to see it from many different angles.
Or you can relax in the observation lounge with panoramic views or the restaurant and lecture room. Excursions and shore landings are made by zodiac to immerse you in this unique environment.
MV Plancius Cabin Choices
The MV Plancius offers a variety of different cruise cabins to choose from including quad share, triple and twin share cabins (with portholes), twin window and twin deluxe and superior cabins.
Lower berths are possible in twin and triple cabins (with even a queen size bed in the superior room) whilst you can sleep on bunk beds in the quadruple room.
All cabins onboard the M/V Plancius include a private bathroom.
MV Plancius Deck Plan
Special Activities aboard the M/V Plancius Antarctic Cruise
Most departures onboard the M/V Plancius will offer the possibility of kayaking and camping in Antarctica. Special Basecamp Plancius departures will offer even more adventure activities such as photo workshops, hiking/snowshoeing, mountaineering and even polar diving.
Ice Strengthened Vessel originally built for polar research and refurbished to accommodate passengers comfortably.
Includes accommodation, meals on board, activity and lecture program including zodiac rides, rubber boots for use on board, pick up from hotel in Ushuaia, drop off at Ushuaia airport after cruise, port fees.
Excludes flights and accommodation to or in Ushuaia, personal expenses and tips.
Includes all adventure activities such as camping, kayaking, mountaineering and photography workshops.
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You want to make your Antarctic experience as adventurous as possible
Children are welcome on select departures. Discounts apply for children under 16 sharing with parents