World Explorer

EXPEDITION-LUXURY (176 GUESTS)

Introduction to the World Explorer

Launched in 2019, the World Explorer is fully equipped to venture south to Antarctica. Taking 176 guests every cabin has either a private walk-out balcony or a Juliet balcony for direct ocean views as well as en-suite bathroom. There are plenty of public areas to relax after a day filled with excursions including the glass domed observation lounge, the explorer lounge and a dedicated lecture theatre where the educational program is conducted. There are health and wellness facilities featuring an outdoor running track, small gym, sauna and spa.

WORLD EXPLORER DATES AND PRICES

WORLD EXPLORER 2020-21 DATES AND PRICES

World Explorer Early Booking Offer:

Save up to 30% on selected World Explorer voyages and cabins. Offer excludes triple cabins. Valid on new bookings made by 31 March 2020.  Discount applies to voyage only. The promotion may change or be discontinued at any time.

Prices are in AU$ per person twin share (triple share in triple cabins)

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDaysStarts / EndsTripleInfinity SuiteVeranda SuiteSuperior suiteDeluxe SuiteOwner's Suite
Antarctic Explorer3 Nov 202014 Nov 202012Ushuaia$13,200 On Request$20,500$19,000$22,000$24,200 On Request$26,300
Early Booking Offer$13,200 On Request$14,350$13,300$15,400$16,940 On Request$18,410
Antarctic Explorer13 Nov 202024 Nov 202012Ushuaia$13,200$20,500$19,000$22,000 On Request$24,200$26,300
Early Booking Offer$13,200$16,400$15,200$17,600 On Request$19,360$21,040
Antarctic Explorer9 Dec 202019 Dec 202011Ushuaia$13,900$21,200$19,800$22,700$24,900$27,100
Early Booking Offer$13,900$21,200$19,800$15,890$17,430$18,970
Antarctic Explorer18 Dec 202028 Dec 202011Ushuaia$14,700 On Request$22,000 On Request$20,500 On Request$23,400 On Request$25,600 On Request$27,800 On Request
South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula27 Dec 202011 Jan 202116Ushuaia$22,000 On Request$32,200$30,700$35,100$38,800$41,700
Early Booking Offer$22,000 On Request$27,370$26,095$29,835$32,980$35,445
Antarctic Explorer10 Jan 202120 Jan 202111Ushuaia$13,900$21,200$19,800$22,700$24,900$27,100
Antarctic Explorer28 Jan 20217 Feb 202111Ushuaia$13,900 On Request$21,200 On Request$19,800 On Request$22,700 On Request$24,900 On Request$27,100 On Request
Crossing the Antarctic Circle (Fly Cruise)18 Feb 202128 Feb 202111Punta Arenas$27,800 On Reqest$41,000 On Request$38,800 On Request$44,600 On Request$48,300 On Request$52,700 On Request
Early Booking Offer$27,800 On Request$32,800 On Request$31,040 On Request$35,680 On Request$38,640 On Request$42,160 On Request
Antarctic Express Fly Cruise26 Feb 20215 Mar 20218Punta Arenas$18,300 On Request$26,300 $24,900$29,300$31,500$33,700
Crossing the Antarctic Circle (Fly Cruise)3 Mar 202113 Mar 202111Punta Arenas$27,800$41,000$38,800$44,600$48,300$52,700
Early Booking Offer$27,800$28,700$27,160$31,220$33,810$36,890

Single supplement: 1.7x published rate for Triple, Infinity Suite, Veranda Suite; 2x for Superior Suite, Deluxe Suite and Owner’s Suite. Sharing is possible in Triple, Infinity Suite and Veranda Suite.

WORLD EXPLORER 2020-21 CRUISES

WORLD EXPLORER 2021-22 DATES AND PRICES

World Explorer Early Booking Offer:

Pay in full by 15 June 2020 to save 10%. Discount applies to cruise only. The promotion may change or be discontinued at any time.

Prices are in AU$ per person twin share (triple share in triple cabins)

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDaysStarts / EndsTripleInfinity SuiteVeranda SuiteSuperior suiteDeluxe SuiteOwner's Suite
Solar Eclipse 2021: Totality in Antarctica, with South Georgia 26 Nov 202112 Dec 202117Ushuaia$25,100$37,000$35,500On RequestOn Request$94,600
Early Booking Offer$22,590$31,635$30,353On RequestOn Request$80,883

WORLD EXPLORER 2021-22 CRUISES

WORLD EXPLORER OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Kayaking (AU$1,410)
Kayaking Antarctica

Explore the shores of Antarctica onboard a kayak. Glide past ice formations, penguin colonies and marine wildlife. You will be in groups of up to 12 with an experienced kayak guide who will take you to interesting locations, many that can only able to be reached by kayaks.
Available on all voyages except 13 Nov 2019.

Camping (AU$420)
Camping Antarctica

Experience complete silence and 24 hours of daylight camping on Antarctica. The ship is equipped with all the equipment all you need to bring along is a sense of adventure. This activity is subject to weather conditions.
Available on voyages: 3 Nov 2019, 7 Dec 2019, 17 Dec 2019 and 10 Jan 2020.
3 Nov, 13 Nov 2020, 18 Dec 2020.

Stand Up Paddle Board (AU$420)
Stand Up Paddleboarding Antarctica

Part surfing, part paddling, paddle boarding is a total thrill for guests who want to experience Antarctica from this vantage point. Glide across the water past icebergs and wildlife. This is an incredibly unique way to see Antarctica.
Available on all voyages except 13 Nov 2019.

WORLD EXPLORER CABINS

Triple Suite World Explorer

The Triple Cabins on the World Explorer are located on Deck 6, and approximately 22.5 sq. m in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 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 World Explorer

The Infinity Suite on the World Explorer is located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 25 square metres 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 World Explorer

The Veranda Suites on the World Explorer are located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 20 sq. m in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 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 World Explorer

Superior Suites on the World Explorer are located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 26 sq. m in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 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.

Deluxe Suite World Explorer

The Deluxe Suites on the World Explorer are located Deck 5, and approximately 31 sq. m in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 10 sq. walk-out balcony with access from sitting room and bedroom. A separate sitting area with sofa, double closets, refrigerator, TV, state of the art “infotainment” system, and private bathroom with shower and double sinks is also featured in each cabin.

Owners Suite World Explorer

The World Explorer’s Owner’s Suites are located on Decks 5 and 6, and approximately 33 sq. m in size, these cabins have one double or two single beds, and a 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 & hers sinks, and bathtub is also featured in each cabin.

Deck Plan

World Explorer Deck Plan

Ship Details

Library
Lounge
Dining room
Lecture theatre
Observation decks
Reception
Gym
Spa
Heated outdoor pool
Medical Clinic
Elevator

World Explorer Reception

World Explorer itineraries that disembark from Ushuaia include:
1 night accommodation in Ushuaia on day 1 of the itinerary
Group transfer to the ship on day of embarkation;
Group transfer to airport or central location upon disembarkation in Ushuaia;

World Explorer itineraries that begin in Punta Arenas include:
1 night accommodation in Punta Arenas on day one of the itinerary
Group transfer to the airport for flight to King George Island
Flights from Punta Arenas to King George Island
Group transfer to accommodation on second last day of the itinerary
1 night accommodation on last night of the itinerary

All voyages include:
Rubber boots to borrow for shore landings for the time of the cruise
Expedition parka to keep
Digital Voyage Log

World Explorer From Above

Staff and Crew: 125

Guests: 176

Dimensions: Length: 126m Breadth: 19m Draft: 4.7m

Speed: 16 knots maximum

Operator: Quark

Lifeboats: 2 Fully Enclosed

Ice Class: 1B

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

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