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World Explorer cruising through sea ice in the Antarctic Peninsula.

World Explorer

Ship Summary

Staff and Crew
130
Ice Class
1B
Cruising Speed
16 knots, in open water

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

The personal space is exceptional. Every suite has either a private walk-out or French 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 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.

Ship Specifications

Staff and Crew

130

Draft

4.7 meters

Registration

Portugal

Guests

172 (140 on Antarctic Express programs)

Propulsion

2 x Rolls Royce 9,000 kw hybrid diesel/electric

Lifeboats

2, fully-enclosed

Length

126 meters

Ice Class

1B

Breadth

19 meters

Cruising Speed

16 knots, in open water