World Explorer sailing in Iceland

World Explorer

Distinct and comfortable, refined and roomy—these attributes and more describe World Explorer. Not only will it be among our fastest ships, it will also be one of our finest, with six tiers of deluxe accommodation.

The personal space is exceptional. Every cabin has either a private walk-out or Juliet balcony for direct ocean views. World Explorer also delivers plenty of public areas to unwind in after a day outdoors, including the glass-domed Observation Lounge for quiet contemplation and full skyline views, the Explorer Lounge for a drink and a chat, and the library for more intimate relaxing and reading. Presentations and discussions are facilitated in a dedicated lecture theatre.

Health and wellness facilities feature an outdoor running track, a small gym and a sauna, plus a spa with change rooms, showers and lockers. For the active adventurers, add-ons include kayaking, camping and stand-up paddleboarding.

World Explorer sailing in Iceland

Photo courtesy of Lauritz Schönfeld

World Explorer sailing in Iceland

World Explorer sailing in Iceland

Photo courtesy of Lauritz Schönfeld

World Explorer sailing in Iceland

World Explorer in Icelandic port

Photo courtesy of Lauritz Schönfeld

World Explorer in Icelandic port

World Explorer in the port of Reykjavik, Iceland

World Explorer in the port of Reykjavik, Iceland

Bow of World Explorer

Bow of World Explorer

Bow of World Explorer

Bow of World Explorer

Pool aboard World Explorer

Pool aboard World Explorer

Outdoor track aboard World Explorer

Outdoor track aboard World Explorer

Bridge on World Explorer

Bridge on World Explorer

Reception area aboard World Explorer

Reception area aboard World Explorer

Restaurant aboard World Explorer

Restaurant aboard World Explorer

Restaurant aboard World Explorer

Restaurant aboard World Explorer

Restaurant aboard World Explorer

Restaurant aboard World Explorer

Observation Lounge aboard World Explorer

Observation Lounge aboard World Explorer

Observation Lounge aboard World Explorer

Observation Lounge aboard World Explorer

Explorer Lounge aboard World Explorer

Explorer Lounge aboard World Explorer

Lecture Theatre aboard World Explorer

Lecture Theatre aboard World Explorer

Polar Boutique aboard World Explorer

Polar Boutique aboard World Explorer

Ready Room aboard World Explorer

Ready Room aboard World Explorer

Sauna aboard World Explorer

Sauna aboard World Explorer

L'Occitane Spa aboard World Explorer

L'Occitane Spa aboard World Explorer

Infinity Suite aboard World Explorer

Infinity Suite aboard World Explorer

Sitting area in Infinity Suite aboard World Explorer

Sitting area in Infinity Suite aboard World Explorer

Owner's Suite aboard World Explorer

Owner's Suite aboard World Explorer

Owner's Suite private balcony aboard World Explorer

Owner's Suite private balcony aboard World Explorer

Introducing the World Explorer

Features

Cabin

  • All cabins have exterior views and private bathroom facilities
  • TV and safe in every cabin
  • Individual temperature controls
  • Electrical supply: 220v

Aboard

  • Chef-prepared meals (all meals and daily snack included)
  • One dining room with unreserved seating
  • Bar staffed by a professional bartender serving a selection of soft drinks, juices, liquors, spirits, beer and wine, which can be charged to your shipboard account
  • Comfortable lounge area for reading or relaxing with a cup of coffee
  • Observation decks for spotting wildlife and enjoying the ever-changing polar landscape
  • Polar library stocked with a large collection of polar books, and games
  • Gym
  • Pool & sauna
  • Spa facilities and wellness program
  • Lecture theatre
  • Polar Boutique
  • Ship-to-shore satellite communications with email and wireless Internet access

Activities

  • Zodiac Cruising (included)
  • Kayaking (additional charge)
  • Camping (additional charge)
  • Standup Paddleboarding (additional charge)

Ship Specifications

  • Staff and Crew 130
  • Guests 172 (140 on Antarctic Express programs)
  • Length 126 meters
  • Breadth (Beam) 19 meters
  • Draft 4.7 meters
  • Propulsion 2 x Rolls Royce 9,000 kw hybrid diesel/electric
  • Ice Class 1B
  • Cruising Speed 16 knots, in open water
  • Registration Portugal
  • Lifeboats 2, fully-enclosed

Deck Plan

Deck plan for World Explorer

Accommodations

Triple

Located on Deck 6, and approximately 246 sq. ft. (23 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 55 sq. ft. (5 sq. m) walk-out balcony. A separate combo sitting area/bedroom with a sofa bed and additional closet, refrigerator, TV, state of the art “infotainment” system, and private bathroom with shower is also featured in each cabin.

Infinity Suite

Located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 270 sq. ft. (25 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a floor-to-ceiling glass Juliet balcony. A sitting area with sofa, refrigerator, TV, state of the art “infotainment” system, and private bathroom with shower is also featured in each cabin.

Veranda Suite

Located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 215 sq. ft. (20 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 55 sq. ft. (5 sq. m) walk-out balcony. A sitting area with sofa, refrigerator, TV, state of the art “infotainment” system, and private bathroom with shower is also featured in each cabin.

Superior Suite

Located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 278 sq. ft. (26 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 110 sq. ft. (10 sq. m) walk-out balcony with access from sitting room and bedroom. A separate sitting area with sofa, walk-in closet, refrigerator, TV, state of the art “infotainment” system, and private bathroom with shower is also featured in each cabin.

Deluxe Suite

Located on Deck 5, and approximately 334 sq. ft. (31 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 110 sq. ft. (10 sq. m) walk-out balcony with access from sitting room and bedroom. A separate sitting area with sofa, his and hers closets, refrigerator, TV, state of the art “infotainment” system, and private bathroom with shower and his and hers sinks is also featured in each cabin.

Owner's Suite

Located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 355 sq. ft. (33 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 110 sq. ft. (10 sq. m) walk-out balcony with access from sitting room and bedroom. A separate sitting area with sofa, refrigerator, TV, state of the art “infotainment” system, and private bathroom with shower, his and hers sinks, and bathtub is also featured in each cabin.

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