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Top Yachts for an Antarctic Adventure

Our selection of the finest yachts available for a charter in Antarctica

When it comes to the White Continent, there’s only one way to travel. A superyacht delivers the flexibility, luxury, and service that enhances a journey to Antarctica. Determine your own itinerary without restraint, and access hard-to-reach beaches, bays, and inlets. Have close encounters with shipwrecks, icebergs, and majestic marine wildlife.

At Pelorus, we have carefully selected the yachts best suited for a charter to Antarctica. Offering helicopters, submarines, onboard spas, and private chefs, these are the vessels that provide all that is required for an adventurous and luxurious yachting expedition to the southernmost continent.

With planning and permitting for a journey to Antarctica taking at least half a year, now is the time to begin to consider the details of your once-in-a-lifetime voyage to the White Desert.

01: LEGEND

Designed with polar exploration in mind, LEGEND is an Antarctic cruising yacht fitted with an ice-breaking hull. At 253.9ft, this luxury expedition yacht comes equipped with the submersibles and snowmobiles, ice-diving equipment, and heli operations required for an unforgettable voyage. LEGEND also offers boutique accommodation for 26 guests, as well as capacity for expedition leaders and guides. The interior features include a whiskey and piano bar, a fully equipped spa with an onboard therapist, a cinema saloon, and a gym. Outdoor heating ensures that you can enjoy the stunning Antarctic scenery while having an on deck barbecue or sipping sundowners at the bar.   

Key Features
Length: 253.9ft
Guests: 26 in 13 cabins
Crew: 19
Ice-breaking hull
Balinese Spa
16-person deck jacuzzi with waterfall feature
Movie Theater
Gym
4 expedition tenders
Submarine (optional extra)
Helicopter  (optional extra)

02: EROS

A classic sailing yacht that was built in 1939, EROS has been revamped for modern-day exploration. Offering superb agility amid Antarctica’s unpredictable waters, the vessel has social areas above and below deck with sleeping space for ten. The perfect choice for families or groups of friends looking to push the envelope, you’ll find plenty of space to relax, with floating mats and hammocks, as you cruise past noisy penguin colonies. Begin days with sunrise yoga sessions or brave a private wakeboard lesson in the iceberg-dotted waters.

Key Features
Length: 114.8ft
Guests: 10 in 4 cabins
Crew: 5
Comfortable lounge and dining areas
Barbecue on deck 
Jacuzzi in master cabin 
Modern interior styling with surround sound 

03: OCTOPUS

When it was launched in 2003, OCTOPUS was the largest explorer yacht ever built. Since it redefined the meaning of yacht expeditions, this superyacht has been building a rich history of rescue missions, research initiatives, and maritime discoveries. Now available for exclusive private charter, she’s amply suited for an adventure in remotest Antarctica, with two helicopter pads and an ice-class hull. Offering a freshwater swimming pool, wellness spa, and indoor cinema, OCTOPUS is a sumptuous choice for an epic voyage.

Key Features
Length: 414ft
Guests: 12 in 13 cabins
Crew: 42
Two helipads
Bar, spa pool, jacuzzi, and pizza oven
Aquarium with glass-bottom observation
Extensive range of toys including seven tenders, an ROV, her own marina and dive center