Shakleton’s Antarctica, 3 – 21 November, 2011

Specially designed to weave its way through polar waters, the Norwegian MS Fram aims to bring its passengers closer to nature and wildlife in Antarctica, whilst offering a truly unforgettable cruise experience at the same time.

Launched in 2007, the MS Fram is an ice-class vessel with ocean-liner luxury amenities that promises an Antarctica cruise of a lifetime. Decked out with numerous lounges to relax and take in the spectacular Antarctica views, the ship also features on-deck jacuzzis for luxurious and surreal dips amongst a spectacular setting of icebergs.

Accommodating 276 guests, the atmosphere aboard the MS Fram is welcoming and social, with an on-board gym for active guests and observation areas for those wishing to sip a cocktail and watch Antarctica float by. Aboard the MS Fram, zodiac landing crafts have been replaced by new, sturdy, state-of-the-art Polar Circle Boats, bringing you to very cutting edge of Antarctica cruising.

Antarctica Cruise Ship Highlights

  • Accommodates 276 passengers
  • Fleet of Polar Circle Boats
  • Ice-class vessel
  • Numerous lounges with panoramic views
  • Huge range of adventure activities
  • Sauna
  • Observation terrace
  • Gym
  • On-deck jacuzzis
  • Group of expedition crew members and Antarctica specialists
  • Internet cafe
  • Gift shop
  • Full service bar
  • Live music

The MS Fram Deck Plan

Please click here for a detailed PDF deck plan of this Antarctica cruise ship.

All of the staterooms aboard the MS Fram feature en-suite bathroom facilities and atmospheric Scandinavian decor. Each one includes a television and mini-bar for comfort and relaxation during your Antarctica cruise.

Category MG – Outside Grand Suite

The Outside Grand Suites aboard the MS Fram feature a panoramic private balcony, double bed, bathroom, shower and separate sitting area. They are perfect for discerning guests looking for style and seclusion.

Category M – Outside Suite

These suites feature a view window perfect for gazing out over the spectacular ice formations during your Antarctica cruise, as well as a double bed and separate sitting area.

Category F – Outside Superior Stateroom

These Superior staterooms features a viewing window for polar panoramas, a double bed and a living area ideal for relaxing whilst cruising Antarctica.

Category U – Outside Stateroom

Located on Decks 5 and 6, these staterooms all include a porthole window, a single bed, a sofa bed, fridge and television.

Category N and Category H – Outside Stateroom

These staterooms are situated on Deck 3, with a porthole window, a single bed, a sofa bed, a fridge and television. Category H is wheelchair accessible.

Category FJ – Inside Superior Stateroom

These stateroom include a double bed, sitting area, minibar and television, giving you everything you need to cruise Antarctica in comfort.

Category I – Inside Stateroom

These staterooms are a great place to rest your head during an Antarctica cruise, including all of the essential amenities. The do not have exterior views or windows, but they do feature a single bed, a sofa bed, a bathroom, fridge and television.

Antarctica-cruise-fram-Arnau FerrerThe MS Fram holds a world of opportunities for cruising to Antarctica, offering several voyages with differing lengths and individual itineraries. One thing that sets the MS Fram apart is the fact that its voyages begin in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, where you’ll spend a night in a first-class hotel before flying south to begin your cruise to Antarctica. You might even be able to squeeze in a city tour before you set sail!

Simply click on the titles below and you’ll open PDF documents detailing the day-to-day itineraries of each Antarctica cruise.

The Land of the Penguins – 10 days Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires

In the Realm of the Great Explorers – 19 days Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires

Polar Circle Expedition – 13 days Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires

The Great Antarctic Expedition – 19 days Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires

Please get in touch with our team at Cruise Antarctica on 1300 654 861 for details of dates and prices for travelling to Antarctica on this cruise ship.