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World Explorer Specifications & Features

  • World Explorer Restaurant
  • Sauna and Spa
  • Observation Lounge

World Explorer is among the fastest and finest ships, with six tiers of deluxe accommodation. Its personal spaces are exceptional, with each cabin having a private walk-out or Juliet balcony with ocean views. There are several public areas to unwind in after day’s spent outdoors, including the glass-domed Observation Lounge, the Explorer Lounge, and the library. There’s also a dedicated lecture theatre for presentations and discussions. Blending high design with functionality, World Explorer is all set to be your home away from home on the seas.


  • All cabins have exterior views and private bathroom facilities
  • TV and safe in every cabin
  • Individual temperature controls
  • Electrical supply: 220v


  • Chef-prepared meals (all meals and daily snack included)
  • One dining room with unreserved seating
  • Bar staffed by a professional bartender serving a selection of soft drinks, juices, liquors, spirits, beer and wine, which can be charged to your shipboard account
  • Comfortable lounge area for reading or relaxing with a cup of coffee
  • Observation decks for spotting wildlife and enjoying the ever-changing polar landscape
  • Polar library stocked with a large collection of polar books, and games
  • Lecture theatre
  • Polar Boutique
  • Ship-to-shore satellite communications with email and wireless Internet access
  • Gym
  • Pool & sauna
  • Spa facilities and wellness program


  • Zodiac Cruising (included)
  • Kayaking (additional charge)
  • Camping (additional charge)
  • Standup Paddleboarding (additional charge)

Ship Specification

  • Staff and Crew 125
  • Guests 176 (140 on Antarctic Express programs)
  • Length 126 meters
  • Breadth (Beam) 19 meters
  • Draft 4.7 meters
  • Propulsion 2 x Rolls Royce 9,000 kw hybrid diesel/electric
  • Ice Class 1B
  • Cruising Speed 16 knots, in open water
  • Registration Portugal
  • Lifeboats 2, fully-enclosed

Deck Plan

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World Explorer Deck Plan

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