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

2018
Explorer
Category 1 $10,430
Category 2 $11,150
Category 3 $11,630
Category 4 $12,320
Category 5 $15,620
Category 6 $17,100
Category 7 $19,520
Category A Solo $13,950
Category B Solo $14,540

2019
Explorer
Category 1 $10,740
Category 2 $11,480
Category 3 $11,980
Category 4 $12,690
Category 5 $16,100
Category 6 $17,600
Category 7 $20,100
Category A Solo $14,350
Category B Solo $14,970

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

International airfare to/from Oslo and airfare within Norway is not included in the expedition cost. The group flight between Oslo and Longyearbyen is $725 (subject to change).