Expeditions Online's polar exploration vessels

Embark on an expedition cruise and enjoy a very different experience to a conventional cruise ship holiday. The focus is not on the ship itself but on the destination, its nature and wildlife, and exploring the Arctic and Antarctic by water and land. The expedition ships you'll find featured below are ice-strengthened and can take you to the most remote polar regions — and they can even get you ashore too. Expert guides and lecture staff accompany every voyage, which means that you can learn as much as possible about the ecology, wildlife, weather, and landscapes of the incredible places you visit. The ships here at Expeditions Online are sorted by the following vessel categories: Expedition ShipsLuxury ExpeditionIcebreakersMotor YachtsSailing ShipsSpecial Land Programs.

Rembrandt van Rijn

World Explorer

Polar Pioneer

M/S Sjøveien

Kapitan Khlebnikov

Coral Discoverer

M/V Kinfish

Ocean Adventurer

Heritage Adventurer

Sea Spirit

Stella Australis

M/S Expedition

M/S Origo / Malmö / Freja

Greg Mortimer / Sylvia Earle

M/V Hondius

M/S Quest

M/S Stockholm

M/V Plancius

M/V Ushuaia

MV Ortelius

Ocean Endeavor

Ocean Victory

Ocean Nova

Magellan Explorer

M/Y Tucano

Coral Adventurer

M/V Galapagos Legend


Basecamp Spitsbergen

MV Vikingfjord

MS Seaventure

Union Glacier Camp Antarctica

Ocean Albatros

Ocean Explorer

M/S Balto

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