Magellan Explorer

WELCOME TO MAGELLAN EXPLORER

Set sail aboard the Magellan Explorer entering the raw white wilderness as you discover Antarctica.

The Magellan Explorer is a modern purpose-built expedition ship that holds a maximum of 73 guests.

What we love about the Magellan Explorer

  • The air cruise means that guests save two days crossing the tempestuous Drake Passage by boat
  • The seven different categories of accommodation, from Grand suites to single cabins for solo travelers
  • At least 12 expert polar guides accompany each expedition
  • The observation lounge has superb views of the ship’s changing surroundings
  • The presentation room, equipped with state-of-the-art technology for lectures and talks
  • The well-stocked bar for nightcaps
  • The sauna to relax weary muscle
WHAT TO DO AT MAGELLAN EXPLORER

Sail through incredible frozen seascapes and spot diverse wildlife.

Pass through Chile’s Frei Station and Russia’s Bellingshausen Station finding out about life on these barely inhabited islands. Discover the stunning landscapes of the South Shetland Islands on the western coast of the Antarctic. Pass majestic icebergs, and ice-filled fjords while spotting seabirds, penguins, seals, and whales along the way. Admire the glaciated mountains and ice cliffs of Paradise Harbour. Look on as groups of icebergs calve off the mainland.

MAGELLAN EXPLORER

Avoiding sailing the turbulent Drake Passage, the austral adventure begins in the Southern Chilean port city of Punta Arenas. Fly on ‘Bigfoot’, a specially designed carrier for changeable Antarctic conditions. Arrive within two hours and embark the Magellan Explorer by zodiac. Choose between programs of six days and five nights, eight days and seven nights, ten days and nine nights, or 17 days and 16 nights. Discover the stunning landscapes of the South Shetland Islands on the western coast of the Antarctic. Pass majestic icebergs, and ice-filled fjords while spotting seabirds, penguins, seals, and whales along the way.

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When
to Travel

The extreme Antarctic weather means that the season is short – from November to March. For those looking to travel in 2021, there is availability from December through to February.

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+44 (0)20 7993 6930

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+1 646 688 2317
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