MV Plancuis polar expedition vessel

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

    Premier Cabins

    Quad Cabin

    15m2 / 161ft2

    An excellent cabin choice for single travellers or families of 4

    Description

    These cabins feature 2 x Upper and Lower bunks, private ensuite, desk, TV and internet. They are ideal for single travellers or travellers not concerned with spending time in their cabin, they are also perfect for families of 4. These cabins are gender specific when provided on a share basis. *Same sex cabin

    Cabin Features

    Quad Cabin

    15m2 / 161ft2
    Many facilities
    An excellent cabin choice for single travellers or families of 4
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    Triple Cabin

    15m2 / 161ft2

    An excellent cabin choice for single travellers or families of 3

    Description

    These cabins feature 2 x Lower bunks and 1 x Upper bunk, private ensuite, desk, TV and internet. They are ideal for single travellers or travellers not concerned with spending time in their cabin, they are also perfect for families of 4. These cabins are gender specific when provided on a share basis. *Same sex cabin

    Cabin Features

    Triple Cabin

    15m2 / 161ft2
    Many facilities
    An excellent cabin choice for single travellers or families of 3
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    Premier Cabins

    Twin Porthole

    15m2 / 161ft2

    Twin cabin with porthole and private facilities

    Description

    Twin Porthole cabins feature desk, TV and internet. With only two people in the cabin they are spacious, feature a porthole and can be configured on a twin or double bedding basis.

    Cabin Features

    Twin Porthole

    15m2 / 161ft2
    Many facilities
    Twin cabin with porthole and private facilities
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    Premier Cabins

    Twin Window

    15m2 / 161ft2

    Twin cabin with window and private facilities

    Description

    Twin Window cabins feature a desk, TV and internet. With only two people in the cabin they are spacious, feature a porthole and can be configured on a twin or double bedding basis.

    Cabin Features

    Twin Window

    15m2 / 161ft2
    Many facilities
    Twin cabin with window and private facilities
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    Premier Cabins

    Twin Deluxe

    15m2 / 161ft2

    Spacious corner cabins, with twin beds, private facilities and 2 windows.

    Description

    Twin Superior cabins feature a desk, TV and internet. They are corner cabins, with 2 x windows and are spacious, feature a porthole and can be configured on a twin or double bedding basis.. These cabins offer a great outlook and more comfort, if you do enjoy time in your cabin.

    Cabin Features

    Twin Deluxe

    15m2 / 161ft2
    Many facilities
    Spacious corner cabins, with twin beds, private facilities and 2 windows.
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    Premier Cabins

    Superior

    20m2 / 215ft2

    Suite cabins with mid-ship locations on deck 5 & 6

    Description

    The largest cabins on the ship, feature double beds, 2 x windows, desk, TV, internet and the best mid-ship position on deck 5 & 6

    Cabin Features

    Superior

    20m2 / 215ft2
    Many facilities
    Suite cabins with mid-ship locations on deck 5 & 6
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This Ship's voyages

Available for booking

plancius polar bear cruise

Around Spitsbergen - Kvitøya

Plancius
116
9 days

A complete Spitsbergen circumnavigation with a visit to Kvitøya.

Available for booking

plancius antarctica cruise

Antarctic Peninsula

Plancius
116
10 days

Experience Antarctica's many highlights on this classic route with 5 days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula.

Available for booking

plancius antarctic circle cruise

Polar Circle - Antarctic Peninsula

Plancius
116
11 days

Explore further south than most on this exciting quest for the Polar Circle.