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  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

Magellan Explorer: A new & modern expedition vessel

Days: 6, 8, 10, & 16 | From: $4,995/per person

Magellan Explorer is a new and modern expedition vessel that launches in 2019. 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.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

Triple Suite (440 ft2) - 2 twin beds and 1 queen-size sofa bed, 2 private balconies with sitting area

Porthole Cabin (220 ft2) - 2 twin beds or 1 king-size bed

Veranda Cabin (220 ft2) - 2 twin beds or 1 king size bed, private balcony with sitting area

Deluxe Veranda Cabin (220 ft2) - 2 twin beds or 1 king-size bed, private balcony with sitting area

Penthouse Suite (330 ft2) - 2 twin beds or 1 king-size bed, private balcony with sitting area

Grand Suite (440 ft2) - 2 twin beds or 1 king-size sofa bed, 2 private balconies with sitting area

Single Cabin (220 ft2) - 1 king-size bed, private balcony with sitting area


Vessel Specifications

Staff & Crew: 60
Guests: 100 (73 for air-cruises)
Length: 298 feet (90.7 meters)
Breadth: 53 feet (16.2 meters)
Draft: 14 feet (4.3 meters)
Propulsion: 2x MAN main engines, total 3,440 kW
Ice Class: LR PC6
Cruising speed: 14 knots
Gross Tonnage: 4,900

Itineraries & Pricing

Classic Antarctica Air Cruise (8 days)

Day 1
Punta Arenas, Chile

Day 2
Fly Punta Arenas to Antarctica / Embarkation

Days 3 – 6
Antarctica Peninsula

Day 7
Fly Antarctica to Punta Arenas

Day 8
Punta Arenas

Antarctica Express Air Cruise (6 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Cape Horn & Drake Passage

Day 3
Drake Passage

Day 4
Drake Passage & Antarctica

Day 5
Fly Antarctica to Punta Arenas

Day 6
Punta Arenas

Polar-Circle Air Cruise (10 days)

Day 1
Punta Arenas, Chile

Day 2
Fly Punta Arenas to Antarctica / Embarkation

Days 3 – 8
Antarctica Peninsula & Polar Circle

Day 9
Fly Antarctica to Punta Arenas

Day 10
Punta Arenas

 

Antarctica & South Georgia Air-Cruise (16 days)

Day 1
Punta Arenas, Chile

Day 2
Fly Punta Arenas to Antarctica / Embarkation

Days 3 – 5
Antarctica Peninsula

Day 6
Elephant Island

Days 7 – 8
Sail to South Georgia

Days 9 – 11
South Georgia

Day 12-15
At Sea & Beagle Channel

Day 16
Disembarkation at Punta Arenas

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Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.

Pricing

Pricing varies based on departure date, trip length, and cabin type. Listed pricing is per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and subject to change. Please contact us for current pricing and availability.

Included: All meals onboard, guides & activities

Not included: International airfare, domestic airfare, gratuities, adventure activities such as sea kayaking or camping

2020-2021 Season

Dates Itinerary Days Triple Suite Porthole Cabin Veranda Cabin Deluxe Veranda Cabin Penthouse Suite Grand Suite Single Cabin
Sep 26 – Oct 3, 2020 Ushuaia, Cape Horn, The Falklands 8 $7,995 $4,995 $5,595 $5,995 $6,996 $11,995 $9,995
Oct 3 – 17, 2020 The Faklands & South Georgia 15 $15,890 $9,990 $11,495 $11,990 $13,990 $23,890 $21,266
Oct 17 – 24, 2020 Ushuaia, Cape Horn, The Falklands 8 $7,995 $4,995 $5,595 $5,995 $6,996 $11,995 $9,995
Oct 24 – 31, 2020 Ushuaia, Cape Horn, The Falklands 8 $7,995 $4,995 $5,595 $5,995 $6,996 $11,995 $9,995
Nov 18 – Dec 3, 2020 Antarctica & South Georgia 16 $14,395 $15,395 $17,495 $18,495 $21,995 $25,495 $25,495
Dec 1 – 8, 2020 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $12,995 $13,995 $15,995 $16,995 $20,995 $23,995 $23,995
Dec 6 – 13, 2020 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $12,995 $13,995 $15,995 $16,995 $20,995 $23,995 $23,995
Dec 11 – 18, 2020 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $12,995 $13,995 $15,995 $16,995 $20,995 $23,995 $23,995
Dec 16 – 23, 2020 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $12,995 $13,995 $15,995 $16,995 $20,995 $23,995 $23,995
Dec 21 – 28, 2020 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Dec 26, 2020 – Jan 2, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Dec 31, 2020 – Jan 7, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Jan 11 – 16, 2021 Antarctica Express 6 $4,995 $5,995 $6,295 $6,695 $7,795 $8,595 $8,595
Jan 14 – 21, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Jan 19 – 26, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Jan 24 – Feb 2, 2021 Polar Circle Air-Cruise 10 $18,995 $20,595 $23,495 $24,795 $29,995 $33,995 $33,995
Jan 31 – Feb 7, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 5 – 12, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 10 – 17, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 15 – 22, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 20 – 27, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $17,995 $18,995 $23,495 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 25 – Mar 12, 2021 Antarctica & South Georgia 16 $14,395 $15,395 $17,495 $18,495 $21,995 $25,495 $25,495

Extras:
Hiking & Snowshoeing: $85 per person (not available on the express air-cruise)
Sea Kayaking: $895 per person (not available on the express air-cruise)

2021-2022 Season

Dates Itinerary Days Triple Suite Porthole Cabin Veranda Cabin Deluxe Veranda Cabin Penthouse Suite Grand Suite Single Cabin
Nov 17 – Dec 3, 2021 Antarctica & South Georgia 17 $14,395 $15,395 $17,495 $18,495 $21,995 $25,495 $25,495
Dec 1 – 8, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $13,395 $14,459 $17,395 $18,295 $21,995 $24,795 $24,795
Dec 6 – 13, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $13,395 $14,459 $17,395 $18,295 $21,995 $24,795 $24,795
Dec 11 -18, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $13,395 $14,459 $17,395 $18,295 $21,995 $24,795 $24,795
Dec 16 – 23, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $13,395 $14,459 $17,395 $18,295 $21,995 $24,795 $24,795
Dec 21 – 28, 2021 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,995 $16,195 $19,395 $20,395 $24,795 $27,995 $27,995
Dec 26, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,995 $16,195 $19,395 $20,395 $24,795 $27,995 $27,995
Dec 31, 2020 – Jan 7, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,995 $16,195 $19,395 $20,395 $24,795 $27,995 $27,995
Jan 11 – 16, 2022 Antarctica Express Air-Cruise 6 $4,995 $5,995 $6,295 $6,695 $7,795 $8,595 $8,595
Jan 14 – 21, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $18,995 $19,995 $23,995 $26,995 $26,995
Jan 19 – 26, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $18,995 $19,995 $23,995 $26,995 $26,995
Jan 24 – Feb 2, 2022 Polar Circle Air-Cruise 10 $18,995 $20,595 $23,995 $24,995 $29,995 $33,995 $33,995
Jan 31 – Feb 7, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $18,995 $19,995 $23,995 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 5 – 12, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $18,995 $19,995 $23,995 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 10 – 17, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $18,995 $19,995 $23,995 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 15 – 22, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $18,995 $19,995 $23,995 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 20 – 27, 2022 Classic Air-Cruise 8 $14,595 $15,795 $18,995 $19,995 $23,995 $26,995 $26,995
Feb 25 – Mar 13, 2022 Antarctica & South Georgia 17 $14,395 $15,395 $17,495 $18,495 $21,995 $25,495 $25,495

Extras:
Hiking & Snowshoeing: $85 per person (not available on the express air-cruise)
Sea Kayaking: $895 per person (not available on the express air-cruise)

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