Magellan Explorer

MAgellan Explorer - Antarctica 21

Magellan Explorer is a new and modern expedition vessel custom-built for our Antarctic air-cruises to the latest Polar Code specifications. For our air-cruises, Magellan Explorer has capacity for 73 guests accommodated in seven categories of accommodation, including dedicated single cabins. All cabins except Porthole cabins feature private balconies. All double cabins except two have two twin beds that can be configured as one king-size bed. Most cabins have two twin beds that can be configured as one queen-size bed. All cabins feature a wardrobe, individually controlled heating system, a sitting area, and a private bathroom with a shower and heated floors. 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. The fitness center aboard Magellan Explorer has been designed and built by the professionals at Anytime Fitness, the world's only fitness company with boutique gyms in all seven continents..

Ship Specifications

  • Capacity: Average of 100 passengers across all voyages
  • Expedition Staff & Crew: 60
  • Lifeboats: 2, fully enclosed, capacity of 160 (in addition to 8 life rafts, capacity of 160)
  • Length: 90.7 m
  • Breadth: 16.2 m
  • Draft: 4.3 m
  • Propulsion: Diesel engines, 3,440 kW Ice Class: LR PC6
  • Cruising Speed: 14 knots in open water

  • Cabins

    Aurora Stateroom Twin Share

    The Greg Mortimer features eight Aurora Stateroom Twin cabins featuring portholes, all with private en-suites. Located on Deck 3, they're close to the mudroom and loading platforms, perfect for adventurers who are looking for a comfortable base that's close to the action.

    Single Cabin C

    Cabin & balcony combined size: 20.9m2 - 24.8m2

    Triple Suite

    480 sq. ft. 44 sq. m .

    Suite with two bedrooms, balcony, and sitting area

    Porthole Cabins

    200 sq. ft. 18 sq. m. Cabin with sitting area and porthole

    Veranda Cabin

    210 sq. ft. 19 sq. m . Cabin with sitting area and balcony

    Deluxe Cabin

    240 sq. ft. 22 sq. m. Cabin with sitting area and balcony.

    Penhouse Cabin

    360 sq. ft. 33 sq. m . Suite with sitting room, balcony and bedroom area

    Grans Suite

    480 sq. ft. 44 sq. m .Two-room suite with sitting room, balcony and bedroomy.