Magellan Explorer

Location: Antarctica | Antarctica

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

The luxurious Magellan Explorer will take you on an exceptional voyage into the unique landscapes of Antarctica. The stylish ship has a sophisticated and contemporary feel and has been custom-built for Antarctic air-cruises, with a limited capacity that will give you a personalised experience like no other during your voyage.

Passengers: 73
Cabins: 36
Itineraries: 8 to 17 days
Perfect for: getting off the beaten track in luxury
Perfect forThose who want to explore Antarctica in luxury and style.
In the knowHead to the panoramic observation deck with direct access to the bow of the ship and get close to the marine wildlife.

Recommended for...

  • Cruise
  • Seriously special
  • Landscapes & Scenery
  • Off the Beaten Track

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Travel through Antarctica in style on the refined Magellan Explorer, a luxurious custom-built cruise ship with a modern yet elegant ambience.

Rooms onboard Magellan Explorer

The cabins have been styled in warming tones of cream and gold to create a welcoming and cosy feel. They feature double or twin beds with plush bedding, a sitting area with comfortable sofas, individually-controlled heating systems and private bathrooms with showers and heated floors.

Enjoy the mesmerising Antarctica views from your private balcony (available with most cabins), and for those looking for a little more space, opt for the Grand Suites which have additional seating areas and two balconies.

Food & Drink

Savour delicious cuisine at the stylish restaurant, where the views are as appetising as the food. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style, with a wide selection of international options available to suit any palette. Meanwhile, dinners are served a la carte with an indulgent three-course menu which changes daily.

At the end of a memorable day aboard, unwind with a refreshing drink at the bar as you enjoy the stunning sea views.


Relax with a book from the extensive library, or head up to the glass-enclosed observation deck which leads to the bow of the ship, offering you the opportunity to enjoy unparalleled views of the spectacular scenery and close proximity to the native wildlife. There is also a gym fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and a rejuvenating sauna.

Activities from Magellan Explorer

Spend your days exploring the unique landscapes of Antarctica on guided daily tours, taking you close the action on the Zodiac boats.

Back aboard, expand your knowledge with fascinating lectures from the ship’s experts and learn more about the exciting areas you are travelling through and the wildlife that can be found here.

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Hotel location

The Magellan Explorer cruises around Antarctica, with various routes available. Start points include Punta Arenas and Ushuaia.

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