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Polar Cruising

M/S Expedition Polar Cruising

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime and cruise through the stunning Polar Regions on board the welcoming M/S Expedition ship. Having been refurbished in 2009, the M/S Expedition offers roomy cabins, all complete with en-suite facilities and ocean facing windows.You have the opportunity to experience mesmerising views from the sizeable common areas and observation decks, with the opportunity to get close to the remote polar landscapes decorated with glistening icebergs. Holding up to 140 passengers within its spacious interior, the M/S Expedition provides the perfect mix of space, expertise and comfort.

Arctic

Departing from remote Longyearbyen northern Norway, cruise through the mysterious Norwegian Fjord before reaching the shimmering waters of the Arctic.Throughout your journey you will be on the lookout for wandering wildlife, including walruses, vast colonies of seabirds and the majestic polar bear – a remarkable sight!

Antarctica

A cruise through Antarctic seas allows the frozen continent to been seen in all its glory. Discover magical icy white scenery, awe-inspiring ice-bergs, and experience incredible encounters with wildlife. Complete with exciting zodiac excursions, giving you the chance to explore the shore on foot, a trip to Antarctica really is an unforgettable adventure.

The M/S Expedition

The M/S Expedition boasts spacious, en suite, cabins. Our prices are based on Category 2 twin cabins which have a porthole window and ample storage for all your kit.

Upgrades are available to the following cabin types: Category 3 twin cabins which are slightly roomier and have a picture book window; Category 4 twin share which are larger still with a bigger window; and Category 5 cabins that offer a junior double suite with separate living area as well as larger bedroom and bathroom.

Safety Features
• Designed to Ice Class 1B specifications for service in sea ice.
• Four totally covered lifeboats provide capacity for all passengers and crew, while six life-rafts boast a capacity of 150 persons.
• Full immersion cold weather survival suits for all passengers and crew

Facilities & Amenities

The M/S Expedition offers stability at sea, comfortable cabins and ample communal areas. With a maximum of 140 guests you will be well catered for by expert guides, staff and crew. 

• 360° top observation deck
• All cabins with private, en suite bathrooms and outside views
• Raised forward observation deck
• Large fleet of Zodiacs with four stroke engines
• Complimentary wellington boots for duration of your cruise
• Fine dining – international cuisine in one sitting
• Large aft deck with barbecue facilities
• Polar Bear Pub
• Gift shop
• Medical clinic
• Sauna
• Computer room with internet where available
• Gym
• Expert guides, 55 members of staff & crew

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7 Holidays

Antarctica Classic Wildlife

16 day Tour Polar Cruising
Antarctica Classic
  • Time in Buenos Aires and Ushuaia in good quality hotels
  • The Beagle Channel, Drake Passage, South Shetland Islands & the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Amazing wildlife and breathtaking scenery
  • Zodiac excursions, taking you closer to beautiful landscapes and wildlife
  • Expert guides, great food and en suite cabins on board the M/S Expedition cruise ship

Flight inclusive from £7,045, Land only from £5,995


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Norwegian Fjords & Arctic Discovery

16 day Tour Polar Cruising
Norwegian Fjords & Arctic Discovery
New for 2019
  • Cruise through fabulous fjords and the lovely Lofoten Islands
  • Look for Polar bears as you sail through Arctic waters
  • Enjoy varied scenic walks and visit fascinating cities and sights
  • Spend a night in Bergen before the cruise

Land only from £5,595


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Quest for the Antarctic Circle

19 day Tour Polar Cruising
Quest for the Antarctic Circle
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands & Antarctic Peninsula
  • Regular Zodiac excursions take you close to the astonishing wildlife
  • Spacious cabins, great food and first rate facilities on the M/S Expedition cruise ship
  • Encounter enormous penguin colonies and keep lookout for whales, dolphins and seals

Flight inclusive from £9,245, Land only from £8,375


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Arctic Highlights

16 day Tour Polar Cruising
Arctic Highlights
  • Expert guides, great food and spacious cabins on the M/S Expedition cruise ship
  • Cruise through the magnificent fjords of the Northeast Greenland National Park
  • Daily Zodiac excursions to get up close to the abundant wildlife
  • The chance to spot polar bears, whales, walrus and Arctic foxes
  • 4* hotel in Longyearbyen before the cruise

Flight inclusive from £5,850, Land only from £5,350


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Spirit of Shackleton, Antarctica Wildlife

26 day Tour Polar Cruising
Spirit of Shackleton, Antarctica
  • Fascinating wildlife and birdlife of the Falkland Islands
  • King Penguin & macaroni penguin rookeries of South Georgia
  • Explore South Shetland Islands & the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Zodiac excursions, taking you closer to beautiful landscapes and astonishing wildlife
  • Expert guides, great food and spacious cabins on the M/S Expedition cruise ship
  • Time to explore the southernmost city in the world - Ushuaia

Flight inclusive from £12,935, Land only from £11,800


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Realm of the Polar Bear in Depth, Arctic Wildlife

12 day Tour Polar Cruising
Realm of the Polar Bear in Depth, Arctic
  • Explore the Arctic in-depth on a 10 night cruise
  • Expert guides, great food and spacious cabins on the M/S Expedition cruise ship
  • Daily Zodiac excursions to get up close to the abundant wildlife
  • Observe Polar bears roaming in the wild
  • Discover a breathtaking landscape of spectacular icebergs, fjords and glaciers

Flight inclusive from £5,425, Land only from £4,895


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Realm of the Polar Bear, Arctic Wildlife

9 day Tour Polar Cruising
Realm of the Polar Bear, Arctic
  • Expert guides, great food and spacious cabins aboard the M/S Expedition cruise ship
  • A 7 night cruise into the remote northern pack ice of the Arctic
  • Daily Zodiac excursions to get up close to the abundant wildlife
  • Amazing wildlife with Polar bears roaming in the wild
  • Stay at a 4* hotel before the cruise in Longyearbyen

Flight inclusive from £4,595, Land only from £3,945


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