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.

Spirit of Enderby

Barneo Ice Camp North Pole

Union Glacier Camp Antarctica

Rembrandt van Rijn

Coral Expeditions I

Coral Expeditions II

50 Years of Victory

Kapitan Khlebnikov

Coral Discoverer

Hebridean Sky

Island Sky

Ocean Adventurer

Ocean Diamond

RCGS Resolute

Sea Spirit

Stella Australis

Akademik Shokalskiy

M/S Expedition

The Greg Mortimer

M/V Hondius

M/S Quest

M/S Sjøveien

M/S Stockholm

M/V Plancius

M/V Ushuaia

MV Ortelius

Ocean Endeavor

Ocean Nova

World Explorer

S/Y Noorderlicht

Magellan Explorer

M/Y Tucano

Coral Adventurer

M/V Galapagos Legend

Ultramarine

Basecamp Spitsbergen

Ocean Atlantic

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