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National Geographic Explorer

The newly renovated National Geographic Explorer is an ice-class polar expedition vessel accommodating 148 guests in 81 outside cabins, all with private facilities, climate controls, and windows or portholes. It is fully stabilized, enabling it to navigate polar passages while providing comfort. It has been freshly redesigned to provide travelers with the most innovative tools for exploring the undersea, the polar regions and key destinations around the globe. The ship houses technology for sea exploration, such as Zodiacs, kayaks, hydro-phones, underwater HD cameras and a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV).

Public areas include two restaurants, a lounge and bar, library, observation lounge, spa, fitness center, and sauna. A mud room with lockers provides storage for guests’ expedition gear. Meals are served in single seatings with unassigned tables for an informal atmosphere and easy mingling. Menu is international with local flair.

Room types on the Explorer

All cabins include a TV showing the ship's position and programing, well-placed reading lamps and generously sized bathrooms with a roomy glass-walled shower stall.



Category 1: Main deck cabins toward the bow haveone or two portholes and a writing desk. Most cabins have two lower single beds, but cabins 303-306 have one queen. (188 square feet)
Category 2: Main deck cabins at mid-ship with one large window, a writing desk and two lower single beds, some of which can convert to a queen-size bed (171 square feet)
Category 3: Cabins throughout the main deck with one large window, two sitting chairs with a small table, ample storage, writing desk and two lower single beds, some of which can convert to a queen-size bed (210-312 square feet)
Category 4: Cabins on the veranda and upper decks have two lower single beds and at least one large window. Upper deck cabins 217, 226 and 228 feature one queen-size bed. All cabins feature climate controls. (168-192 square feet)
Category 5: Spacious upper level deck cabins feature a balcony with sliding glass doors, one queen-size bed, a writing desk and chairs. Cabin 221 has two lower single beds that can convert to an Olympic-sized queen. All cabins feature climate controls. (172 square feet)
Category 6: Two spacious veranda deck suites can be converted into triples. Each has two lower single beds that can be converted into a queen, plus a writing desk and chairs. Bathrooms have twin sinks. (355 square feet)
Category 6 with Balcony: One spacious upper deck suite has a private balcony and two lower single beds that can be converted into a queen, plus a writing desk and chairs. Bathroom has twin sinks. (291 square feet)
Category 7: Large upper deck suites have private balconies and seating areas. Two lower single beds that can convert to an Olympic-sized queen, and the cabins can be converted for triples, and bathrooms have twin sinks. (388 square feet)
Category SA: Solo cabins on the main deck with one lower single bed and a large window, plus a writing desk (126 square feet)
Category SB: Solo cabins on the veranda (129 square feet) and upper decks (126 square feet) with one lower single bed and a large window, plus a writing desk
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