The Southern Ocean
The remote islands of the Southern Ocean are magical places that will greet you with their awe-inspiring beauty. In the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) see peaceful bays rich in wildlife and learn about the daily life of the people who make this remote outpost of British culture home. In South Georgia, be amazed by sharp snowy peaks that jut out of the sea and take in some of the largest wildlife colonies in the world.
A land that holds 90% of Earth’s ice, Antarctica stuns visitors with its awe-inspiring beauty. Enjoy peaceful bays dotted with colossal icebergs; cruise along deep fjords and see massive glaciers.
Feel the spray of seawater on your cheeks as you cruise in a Zodiac boat to shore. Follow in the footsteps of early explorers as you hike with Antarctica21. Join our optional Sea Kayaking and Hiking & Snowshoeing programs in Antarctica.
Penguins, whales, seals, and seabirds congregate in the Southern Ocean during the austral summer. Present in large numbers, you will move along in their world, finding endless inspiration for photographs.
Setting foot on these distant lands is a privilege and an honor. You will bring home unforgettable tales, and your journey will arouse the curiosity and admiration of your friends and family.
• A wilderness experience in the Southern Ocean
• The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
• Visit to South Georgia
• Explore the Seventh Continent
Vessel Type: Expedition
Length: 90.7 m - 298 ft.
Passenger Capacity: 100 (only 69 passengers for Air-Cruise operations)
MV Magellan Explorer features 50 passenger suites and cabins in five categories of accommodation, including dedicated single cabins. The cabins are very spacious, ranging in size from 40 m2 (440 sq. ft.) to 20 m2 (220 sq. ft.). All double cabins have two twin beds that can be configured as one queen-size bed, offering great flexibility to our guests. 42 cabins feature a large window and a private balcony, while 8 cabins feature a porthole. All cabins feature a private bathroom and a sitting area.
Public areas include a large, forward-facing observation lounge, an observation deck, a dining room that accommodates all guests and expedition staff in a single sitting, two meeting rooms, a gift shop, a protected outdoor barbecue area, a gym, and a sauna. The bow of the ship is accessible to guests to offer expansive views during exploration. Optional adventure activities, such as kayaking and snowshoeing, are available.
Specific measures have been taken to minimize MV Magellan Explorer’s carbon footprint, including state-of-the-art engines that meet MARPOL’s stringent Tier III emission standards. To minimize fuel consumption, a waste heat recovery system recycles the heat produced by the ship’s engines and repurposes it to power the ship’s heating system and to warm the water used on board.
Call: 1300 669 780
(1300 669 780)
Call: (61 7) 3850 7600
(617 3850 7600)
Visit: 222A Barry Parade
(PO Box 132)
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
We're on the corner Barry Parade and Gipps Street, next door to Rocksports Indoor Climbing