About the Magellan Explorer
The M/V Magellan Explorer is a modern expedition vessel, custom-built for Antarctic air-cruises. She was built in Chile to the latest Polar Code specifications and carries a Polar Class 6 ice-class. She started service in the 2019 Antarctic season and the ship accommodates 73 passengers in seven categories of accommodation, including dedicated single cabins.
The ship features a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, used for daily presentations and briefings. There is also a spacious and stylish dining room, well-stocked bar, a library, gym, sauna and protected outdoor barbecue area. The forward-facing observation deck leads to the bow of the ship and offers a fantastic viewpoint, from which to observe the passing marine wildlife.