Polar Pioneer

Polar Pioneer is one of the most popular style of vessels currently used in Antarctica and the Arctic. Originally built as an ice-strengthened research vessel in Finland in 1982, she was refurbished in 2000 and converted into a passenger ship for expeditions to the Polar Regions. Polar Pioneer’s excellent reputation for polar expedition cruising is due to her strength, manoeuvrability and size. She is small and nimble, which means she can sail up close to landing sites and venture where other, larger ships can’t. Carrying just 54 passengers, she allows us to offer you a far more personal and intimate experience of the destination we are visiting.

Specifications

Launch Date01/01/1982
Passenger Capacity54
Total Crew23
Tonnage1753

Triple Cabin

Two lower bunks and one upper bunk, a desk, a small washbasin, ample storage and hanging space and portholes. Showers and toilets are very close by and are shared with other Main Deck cabins.

Captain's Suite

Double bed in separate room, plus foldout couch that can be used as a single bed, forward and port windows, lounge and table area, fridge, TV, video player, and private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin.

Mini Suite

Double bed in a separate room, foldout couch that can be used as a single bed, TV, video player, windows, desk, table area, fridge, and private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin.

Twin Public

Two lower bunks, a desk, small washbasin, ample storage and hanging space, a couch and a porthole. Showers and toilets are very close by and are shared with other Main Deck cabins.

Twin Private

Two lower bunks, a desk, windows and private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin.

Twin Private Economy

Twin Private Economy Cabins offer a budget-conscious option, with a lower and upper bunk option, and easy access to the main decks. Each cabin accommodates two people and offers the convenience of private bathroom facilities. Only two available!

Upper Deck

Main Deck

Captainʼs Deck

Polar Pioneer

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