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Antarctica: Plancius

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Plancius

Plancius was formerly dedicated to oceanography but has been totally refitted for guests with an attractive, contemporary décor. She offers regular cruises to Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia, incorporating a young and enthusiastic team of mostly European guides with scientific qualifications but also the ability to make your explorations fun as well as informative. The ship accommodates up to 116 guests cared for by a crew and expeditionary staff of just under 50.

The atmosphere is very informal and friendly, with plenty of opportunities for guests of maybe a dozen different nationalities to mingle during meals or in the large observation deck/presentation room  which doubles as a bar and area for socialising. When you arrive at a destination, There are a couple of landings per day subject to local conditions, supplemented by informative and entertaining presentations, videos and slide shows.  

 This ship also has great appeal for anyone looking to be active in Antarctica. On selected departures she will drop anchor at a select few destinations in Antarctica, where she will offer a range of optional adventure activities and sports: camping, kayaking, scuba diving, hiking, mountaineering or snowshoeing. On Basecamp Plancius departures to the Antarctic Peninsula, all except diving are included in the cost.

• A good option for multinational, independent-minded guests seeking an expedition-style experience
• Large bridge welcomes guests
• Maximum possible time spent on shore visits

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