Heritage Adventurer

EXPEDITION-LUXURY (140 GUESTS)

Introduction to the Heritage Adventurer

The Heritage Adventurer (formerly the MS Hanseatic) is a modern, ice-strengthened Antarctic cruise ship with all en-suite cabins accommodating up to 146 guests. Purpose built for polar waters in Rauma Finland, the Heritage Adventurer not only has the highest ice class rating (Lloyds 1AS) she also offers unmatched stability and superior speed to get you to your destination and out exploring.

Heritage Adventurer has an impressive history of Polar exploration. Having held records for the most northern and southern Arctic and Antarctic navigations, and for traversing both the Northwest and Northeast Passages.

Originally designed to accommodate 184 guests, Heritage Adventurer now welcomes just 140 expeditioners ensuring spacious, stylish and comfortable voyages, while a fleet of 14 Zodiacs ensures all guests are able to maximise their expedition adventure.

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HERITAGE ADVENTURER DATES AND PRICES

HERITAGE ADVENTURER 2024-25 DATES AND PRICES

Prices in AUD$ – per person twin share (triple share in triple cabins).

Click on Cruise itinerary name below to view detailed description of your Antarctic Cruise

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDays Starts / Ends Main Deck TripleMain Deck SingleDeck 4 SuperiorDeck 5 SuperiorSuperior TripleSuperior SingleWorsley SuitesHeritage Suites
Galapagos of the Southern Ocean 22 Nov 202404 Dec 202412Hobart / Bluff$ 15,395$ 22,595$ 18,750$ 19,575$ 16,245$ 23,250$ 24,295$ 35,000
Birding Down Under03 Dec 202419 Dec 202417Queenstown / Bluff$ 21,895$ 30,175$ 25,350$ 26,095$ 23,050$ 31,500$ 30,650$ 47,000
Galapagos of the Southern Ocean 18 Dec 202429 Dec 202412Queenstown / Bluff$ 14,350$ 20,850$ 17,250$ 17,965$ 14,995$ 21,500$ 22,500$ 33,000
Beyond Fiordland28 Dec 202408 Jan 202512Queenstown / Bluff$ 13,650$ 19,350$ 15,850$ 16,750$ 14,750$ 19,750$ 19,750$ 32,000
Forgotten Islands of the South Pacific28 Dec 202404 Jan 20258Queenstown / Bluff$ 8,400$ 12,450$ 9,995$ 10,750$ 9,250$ 12,850$ 12,850$ 20,000
Unseen Fiordland03 Jan 202408 Jan 20256Queenstown / Bluff$ 5,350$ 6,995$ 5,995$ 6,550$ 5,595$ 7,095$ 7,095$ 12,000
In the Wake of Scott and Shackleton - Ross Sea 07 Jan 202503 Feb 202528Queenstown / Bluff$ 45,275$ 61,445$ 49,995$ 51,570$ 46,950$ 63,250$ 62,150$ 90,000
In the Wake of Scott and Shackleton - Ross Sea 02 Feb 202501 Mar 202528Queenstown / Bluff$ 45,275$ 61,445$ 49,995$ 51,570$ 46,950$ 63,250$ 62,150$ 90,000

All voyages have a pre-night in a Queenstown Hotel on a twin share basis.  Dinner is included.  the next day the group will transfer to the port to embark the ship.

No single supplement applies for passengers willing to share. Single supplement is 1.5 x the published twin rate for twin private and superior cabins. Single supplement is 2 x the published twin rate for suites.  Single supplement is not available in triple cabins.

HERITAGE ADVENTURER 2024-25 CRUISES

HERITAGE ADVENTURER 2025-26 DATES AND PRICES

Prices in AUD$ – per person twin share (triple share in triple cabins)
Click on Cruise itinerary name below to view detailed description of your Antarctic Cruise

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDaysStarts / EndsMain Deck TripleMain Deck SingleDeck 4 SuperiorDeck 5 SuperiorSuperior TripleSuperior SingleWorsley SuitesHeritage Suites
Galapagos of the Southern Ocean 26 Nov 20257 Dec 202512Queenstown / Invercargill$14,350$20,850$17,250$17,965$14,995$21,500$22,500$33,000
Birding Down Under6 Dec 202522 Dec 202517Queenstown / Invercargill$21,895$30,175$25,350$26,095$23,050$31,500$30,650$47,000
Forgotten Islands of the South Pacific21 Dec 202528 Dec 20258Queenstown / Invercargill$8,400$12,450$9,995$10,750$9,250$12,850$12,850$20,000
Beyond Fiordland21 Dec 20251 Jan 202612Queenstown / Invercargill$13,650$19,350$15,850$16,750$14,750$19,750$19,750$32,000
Unseen Fiordland and Stewart Island27 Dec 20251 Jan 20266Queenstown / Invercargill$5,350$6,995$5,995$6,550$5,595$7,095$7,095$12,000
Galapagos of the Southern Ocean 31 Dec 202511 Jan 202612Queenstown / Invercargill$14,350$20,850$17,250$17,965$14,995$21,500$22,500$33,000
In the Wake of Scott and Shackleton - Ross Sea 10 Jan 20266 Feb 202628Queenstown / Invercargill$45,275$61,445$49,995$51,570$46,950$63,250$62,150$90,000
In the Wake of Scott and Shackleton - Ross Sea 5 Feb 20264 Mar 202628Queenstown / Invercargill$45,275$61,445$49,995$51,570$46,950$63,250$62,150$90,000

All voyages have a pre-night in a Queenstown Hotel on a twin share basis. Dinner is included. The next day, the group will transfer to the port to embark the ship.

No single supplement applies for passengers willing to share. Single supplement is 1.5 x the published twin rate for twin private and superior cabins. Single supplement is 2 x the published twin rate for suites.  Single supplement is not available in triple cabins.

HERITAGE ADVENTURER 2025-26 CRUISES

Heritage Adventurer Cabins

Resolute Suite

Located on deck 6 of the Heritage Adventurer, these suites are spacious (44m2) and include the comfort of a sectional lounge with matching club chairs, a large desk, expansive soft close cabinetry, washroom facilities including both a shower & bathtub. The sleeping quarters feature the option for either a double or two single configured beds with upgraded linen/ pillows. Included are a night light, region specific iPad, mini stereo, coffee maker, fully stocked mini bar, iPod alarm clock with audio line, private flora and fauna library all to enjoy amidst the large picture windows overlooking either the port or starboard side of the vessel.

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Resolute Shackleton Suite

Located on deck 6 of the Heritage Adventurer, the Superior Triples offer plenty of space (22m2) and include the comfort of a sectional lounge, a large desk, expansive soft close cabinetry, washroom facilities including both a shower & bathtub. The sleeping quarters have the option for either a double or two single configured beds with upgraded linen/ pillows. Included are a night light, region specific iPad, mini stereo, coffee maker, fully stocked mini bar, iPod alarm clock with audio line, private flora and fauna library all to enjoy amidst the large picture windows overlooking either the port or starboard side of the vessel.

Resolute Superior Cabin

These spacious and well appointed cabins are located in the middle of deck 5 on the Heritage Adventurer. Guests have the option for either a double or two single configured beds. A sectional lounge is placed by the large picture windows, writing desk/chair, ample storage and private washroom facilities.

Resolute Superior Cabin

These spacious and well appointed cabins are located in the front of deck 5 on the Heritage Adventurer. Guests have the option for either a double or two single configured beds. A sectional lounge is placed by the large picture windows, writing desk/chair, ample storage and private washroom facilities.

Resolute Twin Private Cabin

Located on deck 4 of the Heritage Adventurer, the Twin Private Cabins feature the option for either a double or two single configured beds. A sectional lounge is placed by the large picture windows, writing desk/chair. There is plenty of luggage storage and also has private washroom facilities. These cabins are spacious and well appointed.

Resolute Triple Cabin

Located on deck 3 of the Heritage Adventurer, the Triple cabins feature the option for a double or two single configured beds and a convertible sofa lounge to a lower berth. A sectional lounge is placed by the portholes, writing desk/chair as well as ample storage and private bathroom facilities. These cabins are spacious and well appointed.

Deck Plan

Heritage Adventurer Deck Plan Antarctica

Ship Details

2 Lounge and bar areas

Library well stocked with polar books & DVDs

2 Restaurants

Theatre-style presentation room

Gift shop

Fitness room and massage room

Hot water spa, sauna and salt water pool

Zodiac excursions and landings (guided hikes/walks) with expert expedition team

Accommodation aboard

All meals aboard ship, afternoon teas

Educational programme on board

Emergency Room trained English-speaking doctor

Complimentary tea and coffee 24 hours

Heritage-Adventurer

Guests: 140

Ice Class Rating: Lloyds 1AS

Built: 1993, Rauma, Finland

Length: 122.83m

Bredth: 18m

Draft: 4.9m

Speed: 16 knots

Operator: Heritage Expeditions

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