Waterproof Cruises

MV Plancius

An ice-strengthened vessel ideal for polar expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctica with an educational and exploratory travel programme, spending as much time ashore as possible.

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Plancius

History - M/v Plancius was built in 1976 as an oceanographic research vessel for the Royal Dutch Navy and was named Hr. Ms. Tydeman. The ship sailed for the Dutch Navy until June 2004. 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 in London and flies the Dutch flag.
M/v Plancius accommodates 116 passengers in 53 passenger cabins with private toilet and shower.
Comfort and character - The vessel offers a restaurant/lecture room and a spacious observation lounge (with bar) with large windows, offering full panorama view. M/v Plancius has large open deck spaces, giving excellent opportunities to enjoy the scenery and wildlife. M/v Plancius is comfortable and nicely decorated, but is not a luxury vessel. Our voyages in the Arctic and Antarctic regions are and will still be primarily defined by an exploratory educational travel programme, spending as much time ashore as possible. This vessel will fully meet our demands to achieve this. The vessel is ice-strengthened and was specially built for oceanographic voyages.

Accommodation

  • Superior Cabin

    The cabin provides you with; 2 windows (2 cabins have 3 windows), 1 double bed, 1 sofa bed, Private shower & toilet, Desk & chair, Flatscreen TV, Telephone and Internet connection, a refrigerator, coffee & tea maker, a hair dryer and ample storage space.

    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 5,750
  • Twin Deluxe

    The cabin provides you with; 2 windows, 2 lower berths, Private shower & toilet, Desk & chair, Flatscreen TV, Telephone and Internet connection, a hair dryer and ample storage space. These cabins are corner cabins and are slightly more spacious than the normal twin cabins window / porthole cabins.

    Prices from
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 5,300
  • Twin Window

    The cabin provides you with; 1 window, 2 lower berths, Private shower & toilet, Desk & chair, Flatscreen TV, Telephone and Internet connection, a hair dryer and ample storage space.

    Prices from
    Twin Window
    EUR 4,800
  • Twin Porthole

    The cabin provides you with; 1 porthole, 2 lower berths, Private shower & toilet, Desk & chair, Flatscreen TV, Telephone and Internet connection, a hair dryer and ample storage space.

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    Twin Porthole
    EUR 4,400
  • Triple Porthole

    Same as the Quadruple Porthole, but with 3 berths. The cabin provides you with; 1 porthole, 1 upper berth & 2 lower berths, Private shower & toilet, Desk & chair, Flatscreen TV, Telephone and Internet connection, a hair dryer and ample storage space. This cabin is suitable for families traveling with children, or passengers who do not require a twin or more luxurious cabin.

    Prices from
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 4,100
  • Quadruple Porthole

    The cabin provides you with; 1 porthole, 2 upper & lower berths, Private shower & toilet, Desk & chair, Flatscreen TV, Telephone and Internet connection, a hair dryer and ample storage space. This cabin is suitable for families traveling with children, or passengers who do not require a twin or more luxurious cabin.

    Prices from
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 3,150

Ship Specifications


  • Passengers: 116 in 53 cabins

  • Staff & crew: 45

  • Length: 89 meters (293 feet)

  • Breadth: 14,5 meters (47 feet)

  • Draft: 5 meters (16 feet)

  • Ice class: 1D (Plancius has a Lloyds class notation 100A1 Passenger ship, Ice Class 1D at a draught of 5 meters.)

  • Displacement: 3434 tonnes

  • Propulsion: 3x Diesel-Electric

  • Speed: 10 - 12 knots maximum



 


 

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Dates and Rates

  • Plancius North Spitsbergen

    Dates
    • 29th Aug - 5th Sep 2018
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Longyearbyen
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 5,750
    Twin Window
    EUR 4,800
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 4,400
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 3,150
  • Plancius Cruising the Antarctic Peninsula

    Dates
    • 28th Jan - 7th Feb 2019
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,350
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,150
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 7,850
  • Plancius Cruising the Antarctic Peninsula

    Dates
    • 7th Feb - 17th Feb 2019
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,350
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,150
  • Plancius Across the Antarctic Circle

    Dates
    • 28th Feb - 11th Mar 2019
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,350
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,150
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 7,850
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 6,350
  • Plancius Antarctica Diving & Snorkeling

    Dates
    • 28th Feb - 11th Mar 2019
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,350
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,150
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 7,850
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 6,350

    CROSSING THE POLAR CIRCLE

  • Plancius Antarctic Peninsula and the Weddell Sea

    Dates
    • 11th Mar - 22nd Mar 2019
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,350
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 8,750
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,150
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 7,850
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 7,150
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 6,350
  • Plancius Antarctica Diving & Snorkeling

    Dates
    • 22nd Mar - 31st Mar 2019
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,350
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 8,750
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,150
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 7,850
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 7,150
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 6,350
  • Plancius Cruising the Antarctic Peninsula

    Dates
    • 22nd Mar - 31st Mar 2019
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 6,900
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 6,450
    Twin Window
    EUR 5,950
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 5,700
  • Plancius North Spitsbergen

    Dates
    • 27th May - 3rd Jun 2019
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Longyearbyen
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 6,000
    Twin Window
    EUR 5,000
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 4,600
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 4,100
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 3,300
  • Plancius North Spitsbergen

    Dates
    • 3rd Jun - 10th Jun 2019
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Longyearbyen
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 6,000
    Twin Window
    EUR 5,000
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 4,100
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 3,300
  • Plancius North Spitsbergen

    Dates
    • 10th Jun - 17th Jun 2019
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Longyearbyen
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 6,000
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 5,300
    Twin Window
    EUR 5,000
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 4,100
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 3,300
  • Plancius Exploring Spitsbergen

    Dates
    • 3rd Jul - 12th Jul 2019
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Longyearbyen
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 7,700
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 6,850
    Twin Window
    EUR 6,400
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 5,100
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 4,100
  • Plancius North Spitsbergen

    Dates
    • 17th Jul - 24th Jul 2019
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Longyearbyen
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 6,000
    Twin Window
    EUR 5,000
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 4,600
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 4,100
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 3,300
  • Plancius Exploring Spitsbergen

    Dates
    • 17th Aug - 26th Aug 2019
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Longyearbyen
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 7,700
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 6,850
    Twin Window
    EUR 6,400
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 5,950
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 5,100
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 4,100
  • Plancius North Spitsbergen

    Dates
    • 26th Aug - 2nd Sep 2019
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Longyearbyen
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 6,000
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 5,300
    Twin Window
    EUR 5,000
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 4,600
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 4,100
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 3,300
  • Plancius Jewels of the Arctic

    Dates
    • 2nd Sep - 15th Sep 2019
    • Embark: Longyearbyen
    • Disembark: Akureyri
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,900
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,300
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 6,500
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 5,350
  • Plancius Cruising the Antarctic Peninsula

    Dates
    • 20th Nov - 30th Nov 2019
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 8,750
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 8,150
    Twin Window
    EUR 7,600
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 7,300
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 6,700
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 5,950
  • Plancius Cruising the Antarctic Peninsula

    Dates
    • 9th Jan - 19th Jan 2020
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,650
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 8,950
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,400
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 8,100
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 7,400
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 6,550
  • Plancius Antarctic Peninsula and the Weddell Sea

    Dates
    • 6th Feb - 16th Feb 2020
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,650
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,400
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 8,100
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 7,400
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 6,550
  • Plancius Across the Antarctic Circle

    Dates
    • 16th Feb - 27th Feb 2020
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 9,650
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 8,950
    Twin Window
    EUR 8,400
    Triple Porthole
    EUR 7,400
    Quadruple cabin
    EUR 6,550
  • Plancius Cruising the Antarctic Peninsula

    Dates
    • 20th Mar - 29th Mar 2020
    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
    Prices from
    Superior Cabin
    EUR 7,200
    Twin Deluxe
    EUR 6,700
    Twin Window
    EUR 6,200
    Twin Porthole
    EUR 5,850