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EXPLORER 17 Days in ANTARCTICA

Departure: Tuesday, March 18, 2025
Nights: 17 nights
Departs: Ushuaia
Returns: Buenos Aires
+ Club Members - Bonus EUR180/Suite Credit
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
17
Nights
Days at Sea
9
Sea Days
Ports
6
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    EXPLORER 17 Days in ANTARCTICA

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, March 18, 2025 Ushuaia, Argentina Embark 7:00 PM
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

    2 Thursday, March 20, 2025 At Sea
    3 Friday, March 21, 2025 Half Moon
    4 Saturday, March 22, 2025 Petermann Island
    5 Sunday, March 23, 2025 Neko Harbour
    6 Monday, March 24, 2025 Cuverville
    7 Tuesday, March 25, 2025 Deception Island, Antarctica 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Deception Island, Antarctica

    Deception Island is an active volcano in the South Shetland Islands, off the Antarctic Peninsula, about 920 km south of Argentina. It is administered by the Antarctic Treaty System. The horse-shoe shaped island (diameter 12 km) has a large flooded caldera that opens to the sea through a narrow channel at Neptune’s Bellows, forming a natural sheltered harbour. Read more about Deception Island, Antarctica

    8 Thursday, March 27, 2025 At Sea
    9 Friday, March 28, 2025 Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    Port Stanley is the capital and only town in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas). It is located on the isle of East Falkland, on a north-facing slope, south of Stanley Harbour, in one of the wettest parts of the islands. It is very easy to see most of the islands’ worthwhile sites on a short walking tour. Read more about Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    10 Saturday, March 29, 2025 Carcass Island
    11 Sunday, March 30, 2025 New Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of New Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    New Island is one of the southwesterly island of the Falklands, and the most remote of all the inhabited islands in the archipelago. The landscape of New Island is much like that of parts of Scotland. The hilly island is wind-swept and covered with high brown grass and peat bogs. Read more about New Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    12 Monday, March 31, 2025 At Sea
    13 Tuesday, April 1, 2025 Puerto Madryn, Argentina 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Puerto Madryn, Argentina

    Puerto Madryn is a city in the province of Chubut, one of the most sheltered places on the Patagonian coast of Argentina. The town, founded in 1865 by 150 Welsh immigrants, has become an important tourist centre. This coastal city has warm summers and moderate winters all year round. Read more about Puerto Madryn, Argentina

    14 Thursday, April 3, 2025 At Sea
    15 Friday, April 4, 2025 Buenos Aires, Argentina 8:00 AM Disembark
    View of Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, located on the eastern shore of the Rio de la Plata, on the SE coast of South America. The birthplace of the tango, the city is as bustling with energy as the dance itself. Stroll neighbourhoods with romantic restaurants, past its architecture and parks. Read more about Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Ship

    MS Fridtjof Nansen Overview

    MS Fridtjof Nansen

    Welcome aboard the magnificent Hurtigruten MS Fridtjof Nansen, a true marvel of modern expedition cruising. This state-of-the-art vessel offers an extraordinary voyage that seamlessly combines comfort, adventure, and sustainability. Named after the famous Norwegian explorer, this ship provides a remarkable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic regions. The MS Fridtjof Nansen boasts an elegant Scandinavian design, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere for its fortunate passengers. With a capacity for just 530 guests, this small expedition ship provides an intimate and personalized experience, allowing you to connect with nature and fellow travelers in a unique way.

  • Cabins

    MS Fridtjof Nansen Cabins

    Balcony Suite

    Balcony Suite

    Balcony Suite on the MS Fridtjof Nansen Balcony Suite on the MS Fridtjof Nansen

    Cabin Types

    ME, MD, MC, MA

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size approximately: 20 - 28 m2. Suites with private balcony, different sizes, top-high decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker.

    Outside Suite

    Outside Suite

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    Cabin Types

    MF, MB

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Size approximately: 22 m2. Corner cabin with large windows. Flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker. Without balcony.

    Balcony Cabin

    Balcony Cabin

    Balcony Cabin on the MS Fridtjof Nansen Balcony Cabin on the MS Fridtjof Nansen

    Cabin Types

    XTJ, XY, XTD, XT

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Size approximately: 18 m2. High deck cabins with balcony. Spacious cabins, different sizes, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, kettle, tea, and coffee. With a limited view.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    RR, RS, TY, TT

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Size approximately: 19 - 23 m2. Larger cabins on middle decks. Most 20 square meters, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for MS Fridtjof Nansen

    Legend

  • Promotions

    Current Cruise Deals for MS Fridtjof Nansen

    Hurtigruten Club Offer

    Hurtigruten Club Offer

    Clean Cruising Club Members receive EUR180 per cabin onboard credit per stateroom*
    Plus, your cruise with Hurtigruten Expeditions includes:
    • All meals in the main dining room
    • Specially selected wine, beer, sodas and mineral water including during lunch and dinner plus tea and coffee available during the day
    • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
    • Free Wi-Fi (subject to accessibility)
    • No gratuities expected
    • On board and on shore excursions and explorations*
    • A small selection of gear, such as trekking poles and rubber boots, will be available for load depending on the season and the destination
    • Expert guiding with the assistance of the Hurtigruten expedition team

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Hurtigruten Experience

    Hurtigruten Experience

    Your cruise with Hurtigruten Expeditions includes:

    • All meals in the main dining room
    • Specially selected wine, beer, sodas and mineral water including during lunch and dinner
    • Tea and coffee available during the day
    • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
    • Free Wi-Fi (subject to accessibility)
    • No gratuities expected
    • On board and on shore excursions and explorations*
    • A small selection of gear, such as trekking poles and rubber boots, will be available for load depending on the season and the destination
    • Access to in-depth lectures as well as the Advanced Science Center and Citizen Science Program
    • Expert guiding with the assistance of the Hurtigruten expedition team

    Terms & Conditions apply.

Cabin Availability

Hold a cabin or view live cabin availability aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen for this sailing

Oceanview at the MS Fridtjof Nansen

Oceanview

From $14888
Balcony Cabin at the MS Fridtjof Nansen

Balcony Cabin

From $17902
Outside Suite at the MS Fridtjof Nansen

Outside Suite

From $28425
Balcony Suite at the MS Fridtjof Nansen

Balcony Suite

From $20582

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  • EXPLORER 17 Days in ANTARCTICA

    Cruiseline: Hurtigruten Expeditions Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen Departure: Tuesday, March 18, 2025 Nights: 17 nights Departs: Ushuaia Returns: Buenos Aires

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