Ship/Deck Plan

 

National Geographic Explorer

The National Geographic Explorer is arguably the finest expedition vessel on the seas. A state-of-the-art, ice-class expedition ship, the Explorer accommodates 148 guests in 81 spacious cabins, each with outside views; private bathrooms; and sleek, modern furnishings. Single cabins in Category 2 are highlighted in bright blue and include cabins 309-312 and 310-332. Single cabins in Category 3 are highlighted in bright pink and include cabins 105, 106, 203 and 208.

The ship carries kayaks and a fleet of Zodiac motorized landing craft, as well as sophisticated video equipment that allows access to the underwater world. Public areas include a lounge and bar; a library; a spa; a fitness center; a sauna; and a selection of dining options that offer regionally inspired cuisine using fresh, local ingredients. Services include a full-time doctor, a wellness specialist, and an Internet cafe.

Expedition Cost

2017/2018 Season Rates

Departures between November 2017 - February 2018

Explorer Orion
Category 1 $23,790 $23,790
Category 2 $25,490 $25,490
Category 3 $26,690 $27,940
Category 4 $27,940 $34,290
Category 5 $34,290 $39,570
Category 6 $39,570 $45,880
Category 7 $45,880 N/A
Category A Solo $31,860 $35,690
Category B Solo $33,360 $41,910

2018/2019 Season Rates

Departures between November 2018 - February 2019

Explorer Orion
Category 1 $23,990 $24,620
Category 2 $25,740 $26,380
Category 3 $26,950 $28,450
Category 4 $28,220 $35,660
Category 5 $34,750 $41,150
Category 6 $39,990 $47,720
Category 7 $46,450 N/A
Category A Solo $32,180 $36,930
Category B Solo $33,690 $42,670

Prices are per person, double occupancy, except those marked solo, which are based on single occupancy.

International airfare to/from Buenos Aires (Explorer), to/from Santiago (Orion), airfare within Argentina (Explorer) and Chile (Orion) is not included in the expedition cost. The group flight between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia (Explorer) begins at $850 and between Santiago and Ushuaia (Orion) begins at $890 (subject to change).

National Geographic Orion

The state-of-the-art National Geographic Orion serves as our luxurious base camp for voyages to the far-flung corners of the planet. A fully stabilized, ice-class vessel, the Orion is at home navigating polar ice as well as small harbors in Europe. The ship accommodates 102 guests in 53 cabins, and is equipped with kayaks and Zodiac landing craft, diving and snorkeling gear, and sophisticated video equipment that allows access to the underwater world.

Expedition Cost

2017/2018 Season Rates

Departures between November 2017 - February 2018

Explorer Orion
Category 1 $23,790 $23,790
Category 2 $25,490 $25,490
Category 3 $26,690 $27,940
Category 4 $27,940 $34,290
Category 5 $34,290 $39,570
Category 6 $39,570 $45,880
Category 7 $45,880 N/A
Category A Solo $31,860 $35,690
Category B Solo $33,360 $41,910

2018/2019 Season Rates

Departures between November 2018 - February 2019

Explorer Orion
Category 1 $23,990 $24,620
Category 2 $25,740 $26,380
Category 3 $26,950 $28,450
Category 4 $28,220 $35,660
Category 5 $34,750 $41,150
Category 6 $39,990 $47,720
Category 7 $46,450 N/A
Category A Solo $32,180 $36,930
Category B Solo $33,690 $42,670

Prices are per person, double occupancy, except those marked solo, which are based on single occupancy.

International airfare to/from Buenos Aires (Explorer), to/from Santiago (Orion), airfare within Argentina (Explorer) and Chile (Orion) is not included in the expedition cost. The group flight between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia (Explorer) begins at $850 and between Santiago and Ushuaia (Orion) begins at $890 (subject to change).