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  • MS Expedition

  • MS Expedition

  • MS Expedition

  • MS Expedition

  • MS Expedition

  • MS Expedition

MS Expedition: A purpose built expedition vessel

Days: 11-22 | From: $7,099/per person

The Expedition provides an intimate small-ship cruising experience. Completely refurbished in 2009, she boasts spacious cabins, each featuring ocean-facing windows or portholes and private en-suite facilities. Large common areas and observation decks provide panoramic views of the distinctive landscapes of some of the world's most remote regions. The Expedition's spacious confines can hold up to 134 passengers. With a focus on safety, comfort and the unique demands of polar travel, the crew of the Expedition is committed to the ship’s continued safe operation.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

Category 1A: 2 upper berths, 2 lower berths, full ensuite washroom, porthole

Category 1: 1 upper berth, 2 lower berths, full ensuite washroom, porthole

Category 2: 2 lower berths, full ensuite washroom, porthole

Category 3: 2 lower berths, full ensuite washroom, window

Category 4: 2 lower berths, full ensuite washroom, large window

Category 5: Queen bed, lounge area, upgraded full ensuite washroom, severl large windows and fridge


Vessel Specifications

Guests: 134 passengers
Crew: 69
Cabins: 67
Length: 344 feet (105 meters)
Width: 52 feet (19 meters)
Gross Tonnage: 6334
Speed: 15 knots
Decks: 5
Ice Rating: 1B Ice Class Vessel

Itineraries & Pricing

Antarctica Classic (11 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 3 and 4
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 5 to 8
Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands

Days 9 and 10
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 11
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Antarctica Classic In Depth (13 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 3 and 4
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 5 to 10
Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands

Days 11 and 12
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 13
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica (22 days)

Day 1
Montevideo, Uruguay

Day 2
Montevideo, Uruguay and Embarkation

Days 3 to 5
At Sea

Days 6 & 7
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Days 8 & 9
At Sea

Days 10 to 13
South Georgia

Days 14 & 15
At Sea

Days 16 to 19
South Shetland Islands & Antarctic Peninsula

Days 20 & 21
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 22
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Quest for the Antarctic Circle (14 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 3 and 4
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 5 to 11
Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Circle, & South Shetland Islands

Days 12 and 13
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 14
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

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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

2021-2022 Season

DatesItineraryDaysCAT 1ACAT 1CAT 2CAT 3CAT 4CAT 5
Oct 22 – Nov 12, 2021Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica22$11,699$13,199$15,199$16,399$18,299$19,699
Nov 11 – 23, 2021Antarctica Classic in Depth13$7,399$8,399$9,699$10,399$11,599$13,199
Nov 22 – Dec 2, 2021Antarctica Classic11$7,399$8,399$9,599$10,199$11,399$12,899
Dec 1 – 13, 2021Antarctica Classic in Depth13$8,299$9,099$10,799$11,599$12,899$14,499
Dec 12 – 22, 2021Antarctica Classic11$7,599$8,599$9,799$10,499$11,699$13,499
Dec 21, 2021 – Jan 3, 2022Quest for the Antarctic Circle14$10,799$11,699$13,799$14,899$16,599$17,899
Jan 2 – 12, 2022Antarctica Classic11$8,599$9,399$11,099$11,999$13,399$14,599
Jan 11 – 31, 2022Spirit of Shackleton21$16,999$18,699$22,199$23,899$26,599$30,399
Jan 30 – Feb 9, 2022Antarctica Classic11$8,399$9,199$10,899$11,699$12,999$14,099
Feb 8 – 21, 2022Quest for the Antarctic Circle14$10,299$11,399$13,499$14,499$16,099$17,399
Feb 20 – Mar 5, 2022Quest for the Antarctic Circle14$9,799$10,899$12,899$13,799$15,299$16,599
Mar 4 – 14, 2022Antarctica Classic11$7,099$7,799$9,199$9,899$10,999$12,099
Mar 13 – 23, 2022Antarctica Classic11$6,899$7,599$8,999$9,699$10,799$11,999

Extras:
Camping: $559 per person (not available on all departures)
Sea Kayaking: $1,499-$2,249 per person

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