MV Plancuis polar expedition vessel

m/v Plancius

  • Vessel details

    MV PLANCIUS

    The ship sailed for the Dutch Navy until June 2004 and was eventually purchased by Oceanwide Expeditions. The vessel was completely rebuilt as a 116-passenger vessel in 2009 and complies with the latest SOLAS-regulations (Safety Of Life At Sea). M/v “Plancius” is classed by Lloyd’s Register and flies the Dutch flag. M/v “Plancius” accommodates 116 passengers in 53 passenger cabins with private toilet and shower in 4 quadruple porthole cabins, 2 triple porthole cabins, 9 twin porthole cabins, 26 twin cabins with window and 2 twin deluxe cabins, all (ca. 12,5 square meters) and 10 twin superior cabins (ca. 21 square meters). All cabins offer lower berths (one queen-size bed in the superior cabins and two single beds in the twin cabins), except for the 4 quadruple cabins (for 4 persons in 2x upper and lower beds), and 2 triple cabins (1 bunk bed plus 1 lower bed).

    Features & Facilities
    • Comfortable and recently refurbished
    • Large Observation Decks
    • Open Bridge
    • Spacious observation lounge (with bar)
    • Restaurant
    • Lecture Room
    • Internet/Wifi
    Key Facts
    Luxury star rating: 4
    Guests #: 116
    Crew #: 47
    Ice Class: 1D
    Speed: 12
    Refurbished:
    Technical Specs
    Year built:
    Length: 89m
    Width: 14
    Draft:
    Tonnage: 3434
    Registry: Netherlands
    Elec Outlets: 220V / 2 Round Pin
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  • Cabin options
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    Premier Cabins

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    Quadruple Porthole

    12m2 / 129ft2

    - 1 porthole - 2 upper & lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box This cabin is suitable for families traveling with children, or passengers who do not require a twin or more luxurious cabin

    Description

    - 1 porthole - 2 upper & lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box This cabin is suitable for families traveling with children, or passengers who do not require a twin or more luxurious cabin

    Cabin Features

    Quadruple Porthole

    12m2 / 129ft2
    Many facilities
    - 1 porthole - 2 upper & lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box This cabin is suitable for families traveling with children, or passengers who do not require a twin or more luxurious cabin
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    Twin Porthole

    12m2 / 129ft2

    - 1 porthole - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box

    Description

    - 1 porthole - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box

    Cabin Features

    Twin Porthole

    12m2 / 129ft2
    Many facilities
    - 1 porthole - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box
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    Twin Window

    13m2 / 139ft2

    - 1 window - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box

    Description

    - 1 window - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box

    Cabin Features

    Twin Window

    13m2 / 139ft2
    Many facilities
    - 1 window - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box
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    Twin Deluxe

    13m2 / 139ft2

    - 2 window - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box These cabins are corner cabins and are slightly more spacious than the normal twin porthole/window cabins

    Description

    - 2 window - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box These cabins are corner cabins and are slightly more spacious than the normal twin porthole/window cabins

    Cabin Features

    Twin Deluxe

    13m2 / 139ft2
    Many facilities
    - 2 window - 2 lower berths - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box These cabins are corner cabins and are slightly more spacious than the normal twin porthole/window cabins
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    Superior

    23m2 / 247ft2

    - 2 window - 1 double bed - 1 sofa bed - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Refrigerator - Coffee & tea maker - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box

    Description

    - 2 window - 1 double bed - 1 sofa bed - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Refrigerator - Coffee & tea maker - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box

    Cabin Features

    Superior

    23m2 / 247ft2
    Many facilities
    - 2 window - 1 double bed - 1 sofa bed - Private shower & toilet - Desk & chair - Flatscreen TV - Telephone & WiFi (supplemented) - Refrigerator - Coffee & tea maker - Hair dryer - Ample storage space - Safe deposit box
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This Ship's voyages
plancius south georgia and antarctica cruise

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

m/v Plancius
116
19 days

Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and the sub-Antarctic islands on board the Plancius.

Available for booking

plancius south georgia and antarctica cruise

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

m/v Plancius
116
19 days

Explore the Antarctic Peninsula and the sub-Antarctic islands on board the Plancius.

Available for booking

plancius antarctica cruise

Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage

m/v Plancius
116
11 days

This Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Come say hello to whales, seals, and thousands of penguins.