Built: Helsingor Skibsvaerft, Denmark 1972
Ice class: Swedish/ Finnish 1B
Length: 105.23 meters (345 feet)
Breadth: 18.63 meters
Max Draft: 4.71 meters
Gross Tonnage: 6334 grt
Cruising Speed: 16 knots
Stabilizers: Fins, Type Brown/AEG
Passenger Capacity: 124 passengers max
Current Life saving & Rescue equipment: Covered motor lifeboats 4 pax capacity of 192 people. Life rafts total capacity 260 people
At a nimble 105 meters (345 ft) in length, with a capacity to hold 124 guests, the M/S Expedition is an ideal vessel to ply polar waters. Her large outside decks offer panoramic views and our new cabins are some of the largest in the industry, all boasting an ocean-facing window or porthole and private en-suite facilities. With a focus on top of the line safety, comfort and the unique demands of polar travel, the M/S Expedition is one of the world's leading polar expedition cruise ships. To ensure that you have an extraordinary experience, we have limited the maximum number of guests to 124. The brand new top-of-the-line cabins provide a variety of affordable doubles and triples, higher end double cabins and luxurious suites. Singles are also available in all cabin categories. All rooms provide outside cabins with views (window or porthole) and full private en-suite bathrooms.
Unlike many expedition ships, where public space is at a premium, the M/S Expedition has multiple large public areas to enjoy during sea crossings and in between land excursions.
Internet is available aboard the Expedition for a fee. There are public computer terminals or wifi is available. Price is based on usage and expect to pay $1-$2 per megabyte.
Category 1 - 1 upper and 2 lower berths. Porthole view
Category 2 - 2 lower berths. Porthole view.
Category 3 - 2 lower berths. Window view.
Category 4 - 2 lower berths. Window view.
Category 5 - Queen bed. Lounge area. Large window views.
*All categories have full ensuite washrooms.
Polar Bear Pub
Discovery Lounge / Albatross Bar
A barbecue deck
Top 360° view observation deck
A fine dining room serving international cuisine
and large enough to accommodate all passengers in one sitting