Magellan Explorer - Sea Voyages

Magellan Explorer is a modern expedition vessel custom-built specifically for Antarctica cruises. The ship was constructed in Chile to the latest Polar Code specifications and launched in 2019.

Magellan Explorer has seven categories of accommodation, including dedicated single cabins. All cabins except Porthole Cabins feature private balconies. All double cabins, except ten, have two twin beds that can be configured as one king-size bed. All cabins feature a wardrobe, an individually controlled heating system, a sitting area, and a private bathroom with a shower.

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 ship´s bow, which is accessible to guests to offer proximity to marine wildlife. The ship has a fleet of Zodiacs that are well suited for disembarking and wildlife watching.

Ship Specifications:

  • Maximum # of Guests: 96 maximum on sea voyages
  • Expedition Staff & Crew: 60
  • Ice Class: LR PC6
  • Year Launched: 2019
  • Cruising Speed: 14 knots in open water
  • Length: 90.7 m
  • Minimum age: 8 years old
  • Minimum age for adventure options: 16 years old for the kayaking program & 12 years old for snowshoeing/hiking
 

Access to the brand new Explorers House:
Explorers House is an exclusive facility in Punta Arenas where our team helps you prepare for your expedition. You can attend briefings, try on expedition gear, practice wearing a life jacket, and learn how to board a Zodiac. At Explorers House you can interact with our team, review checklists, and get answers to any questions you may have about your trip, so you will be ready and confident when you arrive in Antarctica.

Explorers House also functions as our own private club. It provides a modern environment where you can relax with a cup of coffee, review a wonderful collection of Antarctic books, and get to know your travel companions as excitement over the upcoming adventure builds. Explorers House was designed by renowned architects and was built using green building practices. It features a commercial solar panel system to produce electricity and heat.

Ship Gallery

Trips and Rates

Please note, rates are Per Person in USD

Single Travelers: 

  • Can book a Twin Cabin for single use at 1.85x the per person share price in Porthole & Veranda Cabins. For all other categories the single use price is 2x the per person price.
  • If willing to share a cabin, we can match you with another passenger of the same gender in either a Porthole or Veranda Cabin. Note: Single travelers who use CPAP machines or other assistive devices, as well as those who have conditions that can be disrupting to others (loud snoring, sleepwalking, etc.), can only book their air-cruise in a Single Cabin or a Twin Cabin for single use. They cannot book on a twin-share basis.

Adventure Options:

  • Full Kayaking program: $995/person for 2024-25 season

Falklands (Malvinas) & South Georgia

Oct 9 - Oct 25, 2024 (17 days)
Kayaking
Triple
$16,995
$1000 Save
$15,995
Full
Porthole
$9,995
$1000 Save
$8,995
Limited
Veranda
$12,995
Full
Deluxe Veranda
$13,995
$1000 Save
$12,995
 
Penthouse Suite
$15,995
$1000 Save
$14,995
Limited
Suite
$25,990
Full

Availability & prices are subject to change at anytime. Please contact us for the real time availability & prices.

Cabin Descriptions

Suite

Two-room suite with bedroom, sitting room, two bathrooms and two balconies. The bedroom can be arranged with 1 king or 2 twin size beds. The sitting area has a queen sized sofa bed. Located on deck 4. 

Approx. size: 480 sq. ft (44 sq. m)

Penthouse Suite

Suite with sitting room, bedroom area and balcony. Located on deck 5. 

Approx. size: 360 sq. ft (33 sq. m)

 

 

Deluxe Veranda

Cabin with sitting area, bathroom and balcony. Some cabins can be arranged with either 1 king or 2 twin size beds and several cabins towards the aft of deck 4 have 1 fixed queen bed. Located on deck 4. 

Approx. size: 240 sq. ft. (22 sq. m)

Veranda

Cabin with sitting area, bathroom and balcony. Can be arranged with 1 king or 2 twin sized beds. Located on deck 3. 

Approx. size: 210 sq. ft (19 sq. m)

Porthole

Cabin with sitting area, bathroom and porthole. Can be arranged with either 1 king or 2 twin beds. Located on deck 3. 

Approx. size: 200 sq. ft (18 sq. m)

Triple Suite

Suite with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and two balconies. The main bedroom can have either 1 king or 2 twins and the second bedroom has a queen size sofa bed. Located on deck 4. There is only 1 Triple Suite on the ship and it sells out very far in advance. 

Approx. size: 480 sq. ft (44 sq. m)

Single Veranda

Cabin with sitting area and balcony. Located on deck 3. 

Approx. size: 210 sq. ft (19 sq. m)

Deck Plan