World Explorer

EXPEDITION-LUXURY (176 GUESTS)

Introduction to the World Explorer

Launching in 2019, the World Explorer is fully equipped to venture to the High Arctic. This ship takes 176 guests and each cabin has either a private walk-out balcony or a Juliet balcony for direct ocean views as well as an en-suite bathroom. There are many comfortable 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 2020 DATES AND PRICES

World Explorer Early Booking Offer

Save up to 20% on Arctic voyages on the World Explorer plus complimentary transfer package on select voyages when booked before 15 January 2020 offer exludes triple cabins. Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

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

Trip NameStart DateEnd DateTrip DaysStart / EndTripleInfinity SuiteVeranda SuiteSuperior SuiteDeluxe SuiteOwner's SuiteTransfers
Spitsbergen Highlights6 Jun 2012 Jun 207Oslo $6,300$9,100$9,100$11,200$11,900$14,000$1,300
Early booking offer$6,300$8,190$8,190$10,080$10,710$12,600Free
Introduction to Spitsbergen11 Jun 2020 Jun 2010Oslo $9,100$13,300$13,300$16,100$17,500$19,600$1,300
Early booking offer$9,100$11,305$11,305$13,685$14,875$16,660Free
Introduction to Spitsbergen19 Jun 2028 Jun 2010Oslo $9,100$13,300$13,300$16,100$17,500$19,600$1,300
Early booking offerFree
Spitsbergen In Depth27 Jun 2010 Jul 2014Oslo $12,600$19,600$19,600$22,400$24,500$28,100$1,300
Early booking offer$12,600$17,640$17,640$20,160$22,050$25,290Free
Introduction to Spitsbergen9 Jul 2018 Jul 2010Oslo $9,100$13,300$13,300$16,100$17,500$19,600$1,300
Early booking offer$9,100$10,640$10,640$12,880$14,000$15,680Free
Introduction to Spitsbergen17 Jul 2026 Jul 2010Oslo $9,100$13,300$13,300$16,100$17,500$19,600$1,300
Early booking offer$9,100$11,305$11,305$13,685$14,875$16,660Free
Spitsbergen In Depth30 Jul 2012 Aug 2014Oslo $12,600$19,600$19,600$22,400$24,500$28,100$1,300
Early booking offer$12,600$16,660$16,660$19,040$20,825$23,885Free
Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland 11 Aug 2025 Aug 2015Oslo / Reykjavik $14,000$21,700$21,700$23,800$25,900$28,100$900
Early booking offer$14,000$18,445$18,445$20,230$22,015$23,885Free
Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen24 Aug 207 Sep 2015Reykjavik / Oslo$14,000$21,700$21,700$23,800$25,900$28,100$900
Early booking offer$14,000$16,275$16,275$17,850$19,425$21,075Free
Northern Lights: Iceland & Greenland19 Sep 202 Oct 2014Reykjavik $10,500$16,100$16,100$17,500$19,600$21,000
Transfer Package Details:

 

Spitsbergen Transfer Package: OSL/LYR/OSL ($1,300 AUD) – Includes 1 night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Oslo, roundtrip group charter air and airport to ship transfers.
Southbound Three Arctic Islands and Four Arctic Islands Transfer Package: OSL/LYR ($900 AUD) – Includes 1 night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Oslo, one-way group charter air OSL-LYR and airport to ship transfers.
Northbound Three Arctic Islands  Transfer Package: LYR/OSL ($900 AUD) – Includes 1 night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Reykjavik, ship to airport transfer in Longyearbyen, and one-way group charter air LYR-OSL.
Essential Greenland Transfer Package: SFJ/KEF ($1,900 AUD) – Includes 1 night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Reykjavik, hotel to ship transfers, ship to airport land transfer, one-way group charter air SFJ-KEF, 1 night’s post-expedition hotel accommodation in Reykjavik
Best of the Western Arctic Transfer Package: KEF/SFJ/KEF ($2,400 AUD) Includes 1 night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Reykjavik, hotel to airport transfers, roundtrip group charter air, airport to ship land transfer and 1 night’s post-expedition hotel accommodation in Reykjavik

WORLD EXPLORER ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

Kayaking (from AU$980)
Kayaking- World Explorer

Explore the shores of Antarctica onboard a kayak. Glide past ice formations, walrus haul outs 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.

Paddling Excursion (from AU$280)
Paddling Arctic World Explorer

This activity is very similar to kayaking but the paddle is inflatable and no dry suit is required. If you are interested in doing experiencing a kayak excursion but do not want to commit to the kayaking program the paddling option allows you to do one excursion on a canoe for approx, 1-1.5 hours with a kayaking guide. The paddles are easy to use and enable you to see the landscape from a different perspective.
Available on all voyages.

WORLD EXPLORER 2020 CRUISES

For more information on the voyages we offer, call 1300 323 194 or email contact@arctictravelcentre.com.au

World Explorer Cabins

World Explorer Owners Suite

The World Explorer 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.

World Explorer Deluxe Suite

The World Explorer Deluxe Suites 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.

World Explorer Superior Suite

The World Explorer Superior Suites 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.

World Explorer Veranda Suite

The World Explorer Veranda Suites 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.

World Explorer Infinity Suite

The World Explorer Infinity Suite 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.

World Explorer Triple Suite

The World Explorer Triple Cabins 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.

Deck Plan

World Explorer Deck Plan

Ship Details

World Explorer Render

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

World Explorer Render

All voyages include:
Rubber boots to borrow for shore landings for the time of the cruise
Expedition parka to keep
Digital Voyage Log
All excursions throughout duration of the voyage
Zodiac Cruising
Educational Program run by the expedition team
All meals onboard as well as snacks soft drink and juice
Beer and house wine served during dinner
Complimentary waterbottle
Tea and coffee available around the clock

World Explorer

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.