1-(866)-258-8977
Contact Us
  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

  • Magellan Explorer

Magellan Explorer: A new & modern expedition vessel (launching late 2019)

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.

Inquire about this trip

Talk to a Vaya Travel
Specialist. We've Been There.

(800) 342-1796

Our knowledgeable and engaging Antarctica Specialists all have in depth first-hand experience in Antarctica and are here to assist you with all aspects of your trip planning and preparation.

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
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)

Departure dates: Mar 1-16, 2020

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

Questions?

(800) 342-1796

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. Promotions are not valid on air-cruises. 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

2019-2020 Season

DatesItineraryDaysTriple SuitePorthole CabinVeranda CabinDeluxe Veranda CabinPenthouse SuiteGrand SuiteSingle Cabin
Nov 28 – Dec 8, 2019Inaguaral Air-Cruise11$4,995$5,995$6,295$6,695$7,795$8,595$8,595
Dec 6 – 13, 2019Classic Air-Cruise8$12,995$13,995$15,995$16,995$20,995$23,995$23,995
Dec 11 – 18, 2019Classic Air-Cruise8$12,995$13,995$15,995$16,995$20,995$23,995$23,995
Dec 16 – 23, 2019Classic Air-Cruise8$12,995$13,995$15,995$16,995$20,995$23,995$23,995
Dec 21 – 28, 2019Classic Air-Cruise8$12,995$13,995$15,995$16,995$20,995$23,995$23,995
Dec 26 – Jan 2, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Dec 31 – Jan 7, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Jan 5 – 12, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Jan 16 – 21, 2020Express Air-Cruise6$4,995$5,995$6,295$6,695$7,795$8,595$8,595
Jan 19 -26, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Jan 24 – 31, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Jan 29 – Feb 7, 2020Polar Circle Air-Cruise10$18,995$20,595$23,495$24,795$29,995$33,995$33,995
Feb 5 – 12, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Feb 10 – 17, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Feb 15 – 22, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Feb 20 – 27, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Feb 25 – Mar 3, 2020Classic Air-Cruise8$14,595$15,795$17,995$18,995$23,495$26,995$26,995
Mar 1 – 16, 2020Antarctica & South Georgia16$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)

Call us to start planning your journey today:

1-(866)-258-8977

Request more information

Why Travel with Vaya?

We've Been There

Our smart and engaging Antarctica specialists all have first hand experience in Antarctica and are skilled in helping people find the right vessel.

Uplifting service

From the first phone call to after you get back, we're here for you every step of the way. We take our commitment to exceptional service very seriously (but we don't take ourselves seriously).

Thoughtful, respectful travel

We are dedicated to working with vessels and local outfitters that practice a low impact, sustainable manner of travel.