Ortelius


The ice-strengthened vessel “Ortelius” is an excellent vessel for Polar expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctica, providing us with possibilities to adventure remote locations such as the Ross Sea and Franz Josef Land.

“Ortelius” was built in Gdynia, Poland in 1989, was named “Marina Svetaeva”, and served as a special purpose vessel for the Russian Academy of Science. The vessel is re-flagged and renamed “Ortelius”. As Plancius, Ortelius was a Dutch / Flemish cartographer. Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598) published the first modern world atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum or Theatre of the World in 1570. At that time, the atlas was the most expensive book ever printed.

”Ortelius” offers a comfortable hotel standard, with two restaurants, a bar/lecture room and a sauna. Our voyages are primarily developed to offer our passengers a quality exploratory wildlife program, trying to spend as much time ashore as possible. As the number of passengers is limited to approximately 100 on the “Ortelius”, flexibility assures maximum wildlife opportunities.

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Rates Arctic 2014
Quad Porthole
Triple Porthole
Twin Porthole
Twin Window
Twin Deluxe
Superior
No Single Surcharge!
(41% savings for single travelers)
$4,950
 
$6,000
 
$6,750
 
$7,050
 
$7,550
 
$8,350
 
$4,950
 
$6,000
 
$6,750
 
$7,050
 
$7,550
 
$8,350
 
Polar Bear Special - 83 Degrees North
$3,850
 
$4,650
 
$5,300
 
$5,500
 
$5,900
 
$6,500
 
37% Discount on Porthole Cabins
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$6,150
$3,850
$7,450
$4,650
$8,400
$5,300
$8,750
 
$9,400
 
$10,450
 
Photography, Kayak, Snowshoe
Basecamp Ortelius
All activities and workshops included
$3,850
 
$4,650
 
$5,300
 
$5,500
 
$5,900
 
$6,500
 
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Rates are per person, based on twin-share. Single Supplement for twin cabins is 1.7 times the twin rate. Mandatory Emergency Evacuation insurance is required on all trips. There is always a possibility of an added fuel surcharge if marine oil prices raise significantly.

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Rates Arctic 2015
Quad Porthole
Triple Porthole
Twin Porthole
Twin Window
Twin Deluxe
Superior
$3,900
 
$4,700
 
$5,450
 
   
$3,900
 
$4,700
 
$5,450
 
$5,800
 
$6,150
 
$6,850
 
$3,900
 
$4,700
 
$5,450
 
$5,800
 
 $6,850
 
Bilingual trip: English - German
$4,900
 
$6,000
 
$7,000
 
$7,450
 
  
Bilingual trip: English - German
$4,900
 
$6,000
 
$7,000
 
   
$4,900
 
$6,000
 
$7,000
 
$7,450
 
$7,900
 
$8,850
 
$4,900
 
$6,000
 
$7,000
 
$7,450
 
$7,900
 
$8,850
 
Bilingual trip: English - Dutch
Hiking Voyage
$4,900
 
$6,000
 
$7,000
 
$7,450
 
$7,900
 
$8,850
 
$3,900
 
$4,700
 
$5,450
 
$5,800
 
$6,150
 
$6,850
 
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Rates are per person, based on twin-share. Single Supplement for twin cabins is 1.7 times the twin rate. Mandatory Emergency Evacuation insurance is required on all trips. There is always a possibility of an added fuel surcharge if marine oil prices raise significantly.

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