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MS Fram

A luxurious Nordic reincarnation of the legendary Fram ship offering exceptional polar exploration.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 9,931
3 Itineraries
22 - 23 Days
Large Size
318 Guests
Service Level
Mid-Range
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 9,931

Highlights

  • Built for polar conditions and perfectly suited for the explorer who wants to enjoy the thrill of discovery in an intimate setting.
  • The spacious outside decks include access to the very front of the ship, which is the best place to observe Antarctic wildlife.
  • The ship carries a fleet of Polarcirkel boats, known for their ease of embarkment & disembarkment and comfortable ride experience.

Named after the most famous explorer ship of its time, the Fram (pronounced frahm, which is Norwegian for “forward”) is a purpose-built upscale expedition vessel. The 7-deck vessel can carry up to 318 passengers but her capacity is limited to 200 passengers for expeditions in the Antarctic. Her facilities include two restaurants, a panoramic observation lounge, sauna, outdoor hot tubs, a well-equipped gym, a science centre and an elevator.

Life On Board

Built in 2007, the Fram polar ship was fully upgraded in summer 2022 with a fresh Nordic look showcasing blond woods. Fabric colors are rich: royal blue and brick red with calmer colors for the carpeting. Numerous commissioned artworks adorn the interior, reflecting both the Arctic and Antarctic with photos of the early expeditions, paintings of snow-capped peaks and pictures of penguins, adding an extra sense of inspiration to your Antarctic voyage. There is also an exhibition of historic Fram artifacts on loan from the Fram Museum in Oslo, Norway.

The Fram cruise ship’s 125 cabins and suites come in seven different categories, all with comfortable beds, most of which feature flexible sleeping arrangements with a double bed that can be divided into two single beds. All have a flat screen TV, mini refrigerator and private en-suite bathroom with shower. The Expedition Mini Suites aboard the Fram include sitting areas and mini bar, and for the Grand Suites you can expect a private balcony....

Specifications

  • Guests
    318 (200 in Antarctica)
  • Staff & Crew
    80
  • Guide & Crew to Guest Ratios
    1:12 & 1:2.5
  • Guest to Space Ratio
    1:58
  • Number of Decks
    7
  • Number of Cabins
    125
  • Zodiacs & Loading Bays
    12 & 1
  • Year Built
    2007 (upgraded 2022)
  • Ice Class
    1B
  • Length
    374.0 ft (114.0 m)
  • Beam
    65.6 ft (20.0 m)
  • Draft
    16.4 ft (5.0 m)
  • Cruising Speed
    13 kn
  • Stabilizers
    Yes

Amenities

cocktail
Explorer Lounge & Bar
shopping bag
Boutique
stethoscope
Clinic
treadmill
Gym
presentation
Lecture Theater
hotel bell
Lobby
Reception & Expedition Desk

Cabins

There are 11 cabin types available

Grand Suite

2 Guests, Double
258-377 ft² (24 - 35 m²)
6 Cabins

Mini Suite II

2 Guests, Double
170-260 ft² (16-20 m²)
12 Cabins

Mini Suite I

4 Guests, Double + Sofa Bed
213 ft² (20 m²)
2 Cabins

Outside Cabin III

2 Guests, Twin
118 ft² (11 m²)
32 Cabins

Outside Cabin II

2 Guests , Twin
183-248 ft² (17-23 m²)
14 Cabins

Outside Cabin I

4 Guests , Double + Sofa Bed
188-252 ft² (18-23 m²)
6 Cabins

Accessible Outside Cabin

3 Guests , Double/Twin + Sofa Bed
194 ft² (18 m²)
2 Cabins

Outside Cabin V

2 Guests , Double/Twin
226 ft² (21 m²)
3 Cabins

Outside Cabin IV

2 Guests, Twin
118-140 ft² (11-13 m²)
35 Cabins

Inside Quadruple Cabin

4 Guests, 2 x Bunkbed
110-140 ft² (10-13 m²)
3 Cabins

Inside Double Cabin

2 Guests , Double/Twin
118-140 ft² (11-13 m²)
12 Cabins

Itineraries

There are 3 itineraries available
In-Depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Southbound)
22 Day / 21 Night

In-Depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Southbound)

Length: 22 Day / 21 Night
Embarkation: Valparaíso, Chile
Disembarkation: Santiago de Chile, Chile
Sites: Chiloé Island, Puerto Edén, Puerto Natales, Chilean Fjords, + 4 More
$ 10,886 - $ 25,801
Per Person
In-Depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Northbound)
23 Day / 22 Night

In-Depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Northbound)

Length: 23 Day / 22 Night
Embarkation: Santiago de Chile, Chile
Disembarkation: Valparaíso, Chile
Sites: Punta Arenas, Antarctic Peninsula, Cape Horn, Chilean Fjords, + 4 More
$ 18,542 - $ 34,817
Per Person
In-Depth Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia Expedition
23 Day / 22 Night

In-Depth Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia Expedition

Length: 23 Day / 22 Night
Embarkation: Santiago de Chile, Chile
Sites: Punta Arenas, Strait of Magellan, Falkland Islands, Port Stanley, + 4 More
$ 9,931 - $ 55,669
Per Person
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