Atlas Ocean Voyages just lately unveiled the debut of World Voyager, the third vessel within the line’s Explorer Class expedition fleet. Following a naming ceremony in October, the Antarctic season for 2023/24 will mark the inaugural deployment of the 198-guest expedition yacht, the sister ship of Atlas Ocean Voyages’ World Traveller and World Navigator.
The debut of World Voyager throughout the 2023/24 Antarctica season marks the primary time Atlas Ocean Voyages will probably be providing Fly and Cruise Expeditions, which can embrace air departures from Punta Arenas, Chile, to expedite the Drake Passage crossing with direct constitution flights to Chile’s Eduardo Frei Montalva air base on King George Island, Antarctica. Visitors can select from two new five-day spherical journeys from King George Island and 4 new one-way Drake expeditions of seven nights from King George Island or Ushuaia, Argentina. The one-way expeditions embrace constitution flights from Punta Arenas to King George Island and Buenos Aires to Ushuaia. Moreover, visitors will obtain a complimentary pre-cruise lodge evening on all journeys and a post-cruise lodge evening on all journeys ending in Punta Arenas. Alongside the Fly and Cruise Expeditions, there will probably be a group of ten 9- to 11-night expeditions from Ushuaia. All excursions at the moment are on sale, with waitlist choices additionally accessible. View the preview voyage calendar right here.
“Demand for our two expedition yachts in Antarctica surpassed all expectations, and we’re delighted so as to add capability for exploring the world’s seventh continent throughout the upcoming 2023 season,” James Rodriguez says, president and CEO of Atlas Ocean Voyages. “As our valued journey advisor companions and visitors request extra year-round expedition experiences, we stay up for welcoming a 3rd expedition vessel to the Atlas Ocean Voyages fleet a full yr sooner than initially deliberate.”
World Voyager is a safe expedition yacht like her Atlas fleet counterparts. The Polar Class C- and Ice Class 1B-certified vessel has two Rolls Royce 9,000 kw hybrid diesel/electrical engines and 3D forward-looking sonar (FLS) know-how that detects underwater obstacles, hazards, and shallows. This cutting-edge system allows the ship to simply navigate ice fields, harbors, and rivers, offering entry to metropolis facilities, unique yacht harbors, and unexplored locations. The yacht was delivered in 2020, and a mode replace is deliberate earlier than she joins the Atlas fleet.
The spacious suites and staterooms are designed with conventional maritime cues like wealthy wooden veneers and modern furnishings, complemented by basic art work. The ship’s major eating room will probably be renamed Madeira in tribute to the pure magnificence, crystal-clear waters, and centuries-old traditions of the Portuguese archipelago. Equally, the lecture corridor the place the Expedition Group holds illustrated enrichment talks will probably be named Ferdinand Magellan Auditorium after the well-known explorer.
For info and reservations, name 1.844.44.ATLAS or go to AtlasOceanVoyages.com.