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 2024-25 DATES AND PRICES

Booking Offer

Save up to 30% on all 2024 – 2025 voyages.

Pay in full at time of booking to save an additional 5% on select voyages.

Limited availability, subject to change or withdrawal at any time. Contact us for details.

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

Antarctic Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDaysStarts / EndsTripleInfinity SuiteVeranda SuiteSuperior SuiteDeluxe SuiteOwner's Suite
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 05 Nov 202415 Nov 202411Ushuaia $12,495 $15,495 $14,495 $18,995 $20,495 $21,995
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 14 Nov 202424 Nov 202411Ushuaia $13,495 $16,495 $15,495 $19,995 $21,495 $22,995
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 23 Nov 202403 Dec 202411Ushuaia $13,495 $16,495 $15,495 $19,995 $21,495 $22,995
Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake 05 Dec 202412 Dec 20248Punta Arenas $15,495 $18,995 $17,995 $23,495 $25,495 $26,995
Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake 15 Dec 202422 Dec 20248Punta Arenas $16,495 $19,995 $18,995 $24,995 $26,995 $28,495
Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake 20 Dec 202427 Dec 20248Punta Arenas $16,495 $19,995 $18,995 $24,995 $26,995 $28,495
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 28 Dec 202407 Jan 202511Ushuaia $14,495 $17,995 $16,995 $21,995 $23,995 $25,495
South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari 06 Jan 202523 Jan 202518Ushuaia $25,495 $31,495 $29,995 $38,995 $41,995 $44,995
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 31 Jan 202510 Feb 202511Ushuaia $13,495 $16,995 $15,995 $20,495 $22,495 $23,995
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 09 Feb 202519 Feb 202511Ushuaia $13,495 $16,995 $15,995 $20,495 $22,495 $23,995
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 18 Feb 202528 Feb 202511Ushuaia $13,495 $16,995 $15,995 $20,495 $22,495 $23,995
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 11 Mar 202521 Mar 202511Ushuaia $10,995 $13,995 $13,495 $16,995 $18,495 $19,995

WORLD EXPLORER 2024-25 CRUISES

WORLD EXPLORER 2025-26 DATES AND PRICES

Early Booking Offer

Save up to 30% on all 2025 – 2026 voyages.

Pay in full at time of booking to save an additional 10%.

Limited availability, subject to change or withdrawal at any time. Contact us for details.

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

Prices correct as at 26 March 2024.

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDaysStarts / EndsOfferTripleInfinity SuiteVeranda SuiteSuperior SuiteDeluxe SuiteOwner's Suite
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 6 Nov 202516 Nov 202511UshuaiaFull Price$22,695$26,595$26,595$34,595$37,095$39,795
Booking Offer$14,297$16,754$16,754$21,794$23,369$25,070
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 24 Nov 20254 Dec 202511UshuaiaFull Price$24,095$28,295$28,295$36,795$39,595$42,395
Booking Offer$15,179$17,825$17,825$23,180$24,944$26,708
Antarctic Express: Cruise South, Fly North 3 Dec 202512 Dec 202510Ushuaia / Punta ArenasFull Price$26,395$30,995$30,995$40,195$43,395$46,395
Booking Offer$16,628$19,526$19,526$25,322$27,338$29,228
Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake 10 Dec 202517 Dec 20258Punta ArenasFull Price$29,895$35,095$35,095$45,595$48,995$52,595
Booking Offer$20,179$23,689$23,689$30,776$33,071$35,501
Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake 15 Dec 202522 Dec 20258Punta ArenasFull Price$29,895$35,095$35,095$45,595$48,995$52,595
Booking Offer$20,179$23,689$23,689$30,776$33,071$35,501
Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise North 20 Dec 202529 Dec 202510Punta Arenas / UshuaiaFull Price$28,295$33,295$33,295$43,195$46,495$49,795
Booking Offer$19,099$22,474$22,474$29,156$31,384$33,611
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 27 Dec 20256 Jan 202611UshuaiaFull Price$25,495$29,895$29,895$38,795$41,795$44,795
Booking Offer$18,356$21,524$21,524$27,932$30,092$32,252
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 5 Jan 202615 Jan 202611UshuaiaFull Price$24,695$29,095$29,095$37,695$40,695$43,495
Booking Offer$17,780$20,948$20,948$27,140$29,300$31,316
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 14 Jan 202624 Jan 202611UshuaiaFull Price$24,695$29,095$29,095$37,695$40,695$43,495
Booking Offer$16,669$19,639$19,639$25,444$27,469$29,359
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 23 Jan 20262 Feb 202611UshuaiaFull Price$24,695$29,095$29,095$37,695$40,695$43,495
Booking Offer$16,669$19,639$19,639$25,444$27,469$29,359
South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari 1 Feb 202618 Feb 202618UshuaiaFull Price$43,795$51,495$51,495$67,095$72,295$77,295
Booking Offer$29,561$34,759$34,659$45,289$48,799$52,174
Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent 26 Feb 20268 Mar 202611UshuaiaFull Price$20,795$24,395$24,395$31,795$34,095$36,595
Booking Offer$13,100$15,368$15,368$20,030$21,479$23,054

WORLD EXPLORER 2025-26 CRUISES

For more information on the voyages we offer, call 1300 784 794 or email contact@antarcticatravelcentre.com.au

WORLD EXPLORER OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Kayaking (AU$1,380)
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

Camping (AU$410)
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.
Not Available On All Voyages

Stand Up Paddle Board (AU$410)
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

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

We will tailor the perfect holiday to suit your needs.