Why We Like This Ship

  • A state-of-the-art custom built expeditionary ship carrying 148 passengers with advanced navigation and safety equipment, there are few ships to rival her
  • The combination of a high ice class rating and an active stabilizing system makes her one of the most safe and comfortable polar ships
  • The calibre of expeditionary staff on board this ship is legendary
  • Wide choice of comfortable cabins, including dedicated single and family cabins
  • The only Arctic ship to offer a complimentary bar, loan of photographic gear, plus staff tips are included in the voyage price
  • Optional complimentary kayaking for everyone on board, which all other ships charge as extra

Trips aboard National Geographic Explorer

Cabin Categories

Some of these cabins feature a private balcony with chairs, and a large sliding glass door that provides easy access and exceptional views. 

Captain's Suite

  • Located on the Veranda (#101-102) and Upper Deck (#213)
  • Cabin category 6 - cabin #213 features a balcony (large sliding door window)
  • Spacious cabins. #101-102 can be converted into triples
  • Two lower single beds that can be converted into a queen
  • Writing desk, chairs and some offer a lounge
  • Bathrooms are generously sized with a roomy glass-walled shower stall and twin sinks.
  • All cabins feature climate controls, a TV showing the ship's position and programming.
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Balcony Suite

  • Located on the Upper Deck
  • 2 cabin categories: Cat5 (medium size) and Cat7 (more spacious)
  • Spacious cabins (Cat 7 can be converted into triples)
  • Large sliding door window connecting to a balcony
  • They have two lower single beds that can be converted into a queen
  • Writing desk, chairs and some offer a lounge
  • Bathrooms are generously sized with a roomy glass-walled shower stall and twin sinks
  • All cabins feature climate controls, a TV showing the ship's position and programming.
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Premier Twin

  • Cat 4 Window Cabins are located on the Veranda and Upper Deck
  • Cabins 201-202, 204-207, 210, 212, 217, 226, 228 - Cabins feature two lower single beds and at least one large window.
  • Cabin 217, 226 & 228 feature one queen-size bed.
  • All cabins feature climate controls, a TV showing the ship's position and programming.
  • Bathrooms are also generously sized with a roomy glass-walled shower stall
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Deluxe Twin

  • Cat 3 with Window are located on the Main Deck
  • Two lower single beds (some can convert to a queen-sized bed)
  • One large window
  • Two sitting chairs and a small table and ample storage
  • Writing desk, reading lamps, bathroom with a roomy glass-wall shower stall, and a TV showing the ship's position and programming
  • Cabins included in this category are #313-316, 321-328, 337-340, 342, 344, 346, 348, 350
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Superior Twin

  • Cat 2 Twin Window cabins (#317-20 and #335-336) are located on the Main Deck
  • Two lower single beds (some can convert to a queen-sized bed)
  • One large window
  • They offer a writing desk, reading lamps
  • Bathroom with a roomy glass-wall shower stall
  • TV showing the ship's position
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Standard Twin

  • Cat 1 Twins (#301-308) are located on the Main Deck
  • One or two porthole windows
  • Most cabins feature two lower single beds, although cabins 303-306 feature one queen-sized bed
  • All offer a writing desk, reading lamps
  • Bathroom with a roomy glass-wall shower stall, and a TV showing the ship's position
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Single

  • Single cabins are found on all 3 Decks - Main, Upper and Veranda Decks
  • Only slightly smaller than double occupancy cabins
  • Large window or two portholes
  • Writing desk, reading lamp
  • Bathroom with a roomy glass-wall shower stall
  • TV showing the ship's position

The cabins come in different configurations depending on the deck they are situated. Please enquire for more details.

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Deck Plan

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Onboard Communications

If you wish to stay in touch, even in The Arctic, you can choose from the options below:

  • Satellite phone
  • Internet: Ethernet, Wifi lounges and Internet card available

Please note that this is only for light data traffic and that the above services are subject to extra charges. 

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