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World Explorer

A 5-star luxury expedition ship purpose-built for exploring the Polar regions in comfort and style.
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 13,848
Up to 31% savings
3 Itineraries
8 - 18 Days
Medium Size
172 Guests
Service Level
Luxury
Starting at:
Per Person
$ 13,848
Up to 31% savings

Highlights

  • This ship will take your voyage to the next level with everything you need to enjoy every minute of your time in the Antarctic.
  • The wraparound deck features heated seating, allowing for optimal comfort while taking in panoramic views of the Polar Regions.
  • The ship uses a clean burning fuel with a low emission factor that conforms to all international regulations and policies.

Launched in 2019, the 413-ft World Explorer is one of a new generation of ice strengthened expedition ships that combines onboard luxury with active exploration of the Antarctic waters. She is distinguished by her sleek design, fast cruising speed of 16 knots, and an impressive range of facilities. She can accommodate up to 172 passengers in a wide choice of spacious comfortable cabins.

The World Explorer cruise ship features six tiers of deluxe accommodation, and the personal space is exceptional. Each cabin is outfitted with all of the essential amenities you’ll need to feel comfortable throughout your voyage, including a private walk-out or Juliet-style balcony for direct ocean views, an ensuite bathroom, refrigerator, hairdryer, smart TV with a state of the art “infotainment” system, thermostat and a safe.

Life On Board

With 130 staff and crew members, you will be made to feel most welcome aboard the World Explorer Antarctica. The family-friendly ship offers plenty of public areas for relaxation, including the splendid glass-domed Observation Lounge with its full skyline views and wildlife watching opportunities.

The Explorer Lounge is a great choice for a drink and a chat with fellow guests, and the library, with its extensive collection of field guides, photo books and reference books is the place for more intimate reflection and reading. A dedicated theater-style auditorium easily accommodates everyone on board for lectures, prese...

Specifications

  • Guests
    172 (140 in Antarctica)
  • Staff & Crew
    130
  • Guide & Crew to Guest Ratios
    1:7 & 1:1.1
  • Guest to Space Ratio
    1:71
  • Number of Decks
    6
  • Number of Cabins
    86
  • Zodiacs & Loading Bays
    18 & 2
  • Year Built
    2019
  • Ice Class
    1B
  • Length
    413.4 ft (126.0 m)
  • Beam
    62.3 ft (19.0 m)
  • Draft
    15.4 ft (4.7 m)
  • Cruising Speed
    16 kn
  • Stabilizers
    Yes

Amenities

cocktail
Explorer Lounge & Bar
shopping bag
Polar Boutique
stethoscope
Clinic
treadmill
Fitness Center
presentation
Lecture Theater
books
Library

Cabins

There are 6 cabin types available

Owner's Suite

2 Guests, Double/Twin
355 ft² (33 m²)
4 Cabins

Deluxe Suite

2 Guests, Double/Twin
334 ft² (31 m²)
2 Cabins

Superior Suite

2 Guests, Double/Twin
278 ft² (26 m²)
4 Cabins

Veranda Suite

2 Guests, Double/Twin
215 ft² (20 m²)
48 Cabins

Infinity Suite

2 Guests, Double/Twin
270 ft² (25 m²)
24 Cabins

Triple Cabin

3 Guests, Double/Twin + Sofa Bed
242 ft² (23 m²)
4 Cabins

Itineraries

There are 3 itineraries available
Antarctic Express: Fly The Drake Fly / Fly
8 Day / 7 Night
Up to 26% savings

Antarctic Express: Fly The Drake Fly / Fly

An expeditious voyage to the awe-inspiring Antarctic Peninsula maximizing exploration by skipping the Drake Passage crossing.
Length: 8 Day / 7 Night
Embarkation: Punta Arenas, Chile
Sites: King George Island, Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands
$ 21,359 - $ 41,823
Per Person
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering The 7th Continent
11 Day / 10 Night
Up to 31% savings

Antarctic Explorer: Discovering The 7th Continent

A classic Antarctic Peninsula adventure allowing you to get up close and personal with its penguins, whales, and other wildlife.
Length: 11 Day / 10 Night
Embarkation: Ushuaia, Argentina
Sites: Beagle Channel, South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula
$ 13,848 - $ 35,616
Per Person
South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari (18D)
18 Day / 17 Night
Up to 26% savings

South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari (18D)

An extraordinary extended penguin safari with extra days to extensively explore South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.
Length: 18 Day / 17 Night
Embarkation: Ushuaia, Argentina
Sites: Beagle Channel, South Georgia, Grytviken, Antarctic Peninsula
$ 29,680 - $ 55,318
Per Person
Fly
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November 5 - Nov 15, 2024
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$ 14,500 - $ 25,520
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November 14 - Nov 24, 2024
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November 23 - Dec 3, 2024
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$ 14,267 - $ 24,080
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December 5 - Dec 12, 2024
Punta Arenas, Chile
$ 22,662 - $ 39,529
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December 15 - Dec 22, 2024
Punta Arenas, Chile
$ 29,409 - $ 41,823
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December 28 - Jan 7, 2025
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$ 20,233 - $ 35,616
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January 6 - Jan 23, 2025
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$ 29,680 - $ 52,282
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January 22 - Feb 1, 2025
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$ 26,440 - $ 28,194
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January 31 - Feb 10, 2025
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February 9 - Feb 19, 2025
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November 6 - Nov 16, 2025
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November 24 - Dec 4, 2025
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$ 16,052 - $ 28,331
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December 10 - Dec 17, 2025
Punta Arenas, Chile
$ 21,359 - $ 37,664
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December 15 - Dec 22, 2025
Punta Arenas, Chile
$ 22,783 - $ 40,175
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December 27 - Jan 6, 2026
Ushuaia, Argentina
$ 19,425 - $ 34,178
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January 5 - Jan 15, 2026
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January 23 - Feb 2, 2026
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February 26 - Mar 8, 2026
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March 7 - Mar 17, 2026
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Deals

Explore 6 deals on select dates
25% OFF

Explore the untamed beauty of this world’s most captivating regions, and save up to 25% on select voyages to Antarctic. Experience adventure-filled expeditions which immerse you in one-of-a-kind experiences in remote destinations such as the Falkland Islands, and more. Witness epic wildlife, fascinating cultur...

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Explore the untamed beauty of this world’s most captivating regions, and save up to 30% on select voyages to Antarctic. Experience adventure-filled expeditions which immerse you in one-of-a-kind experiences in remote destinations such as the Falkland Islands, and more. Witness epic wildlife, fascinating cultur...

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Explore the untamed beauty of this world’s most captivating regions, and save up to 15% on select voyages to Antarctic. Experience adventure-filled expeditions which immerse you in one-of-a-kind experiences in remote destinations such as the Falkland Islands, and more. Witness epic wildlife, fascinating cultur...

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Explore the untamed beauty of this world’s most captivating regions, and save up to 10% on select voyages to Antarctic. Experience adventure-filled expeditions which immerse you in one-of-a-kind experiences in remote destinations such as the Falkland Islands, and more. Witness epic wildlife, fascinating cultur...

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Free Single Supplement on Standard cabins

With this solo traveler deal you can explore some of the most remote, unrivaled wonders of the world without paying any single supplement charges on select cabins. Explore more of the world without paying more than your fellow travelers!

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Explore the untamed beauty of this world’s most captivating regions, and save up to 20% on select voyages to Antarctic. Experience adventure-filled expeditions which immerse you in one-of-a-kind experiences in remote destinations such as the Falkland Islands, and more. Witness epic wildlife, fascinating cultur...

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