G Expedition


The G Expedition is an Antarctic explorer’s dream. Fast, sturdy and safe, she can carry her 140 passengers through some of the world’s most remote regions in total comfort and safety.

Completely refurbished in 2009, the G Expedition is built to tackle the Antarctic terrain with ease. An ice-class vessel, the ship is intended for far-flung Antarctic adventures, with a fleet of first-class zodiacs and a range of truly thrilling on-shore experiences. Relaxed and welcoming, the G Expedition has been designed for those with adventurous hearts and includes a dedicated Lonely Planet library, a Polar bear pub and an outdoor aft barbecue area. If you’re looking for a laid back, social and exciting Antarctica adventure, the G Expedition is the perfect ship for you.

Antarctica Cruise Ship Highlights

  • 360 degree top observation deck
  • All cabins with private ensuite and outside views
  • Raised forward observation deck
  • Large fleet of zodiacs with four stroke engines
  • Complimentary wellington boots for the duration of your Antarctica cruise!
  • Large aft deck with barbecue facilities
  • Polar bear pub
  • Gift shop
  • Gym
  • Complimentary destination guides for every passenger
  • Large heated mud room
  • Lonely Planet library
  • Discovery lounge
  • Fine dining international cuisine in one sitting
  • Medical clinic
  • Sauna
  • Computer room with internet
  • Wifi on 4th deck

The G Expedition Deck Plan

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

The creators of the G Expedition really have thought of everything in order to balance adventure with comfort. The cabins aboard the ship are all kitted out with private en-suite facilities, wardrobes, drawers, nightstands and a writing desk. The large mudroom of the G Expedition gives its passengers ample space to store their complimentary Wellington boots and wet gear for the duration of the Antarctica cruise, leaving the cabin space free for relaxation and comfort.

antarctica-cruise-ms-expedition-Cabin1aCategory 1A – Quad

These cabins feature two lower and two upper berths and a porthole for polar viewing. At 160 square feet, there is ample space for relaxation as Antarctica floats past the porthole.

Category 1 – Triple

These popular cabins are located on Deck 2, with two lower berths and one upper berths. All the regular creature comforts are included, so they’re a great bet for an Antarctica cruise.

antarctica-cruise-ms-expedition-Category-2Category 2 – Twin With Porthole

These cabins are situated on Deck 2, with two lower berths and a porthole.

Category 3 – Twin with Window

These twin cabins can be found on Deck 3, with a larger window than the porthole cabins on the deck below. They measure 160 square and feature two lower berths, making them a roomy yet cosy choice for cruising Antarctica.

antarctica-cruise-ms-expedition-Cat5-Vista-SuiteCategory 4 – Twin

These cabins are located on Deck 4, with the same specifications as the Category 3 Twin cabins on the deck below. They have everything you’ll need to making cruising Antarctica both comfortable and memorable.

Category 5 – Suite

The Suites aboard the G Expedition are a great choice for travellers looking to mix adventure with a little taste of the highlife. Situated on Deck 4, they have wonderful panoramic views stretching out across the ocean with floor to ceiling windows, separate entrances and both living and sleeping areas. The living area boasts a two-seater couch, armchair, coffee table and desk, while the bedroom contains a double bed and vanity area.

Antarctica-cruise-MS-Expedition-Bow-Paul-TeolisThe G Expedition sets sail on a range of Antarctica cruises every year, so there’s a handful of brilliant itineraries to choose from. Whether you’re slightly strapped for time or you’re looking to set off on full three week Antarctica adventure, you’ll find an G Expedition that’s right up your street.

Here are some of the most popular cruises to Antarctica aboard the G Expedition for 2016. Simply click on each itinerary to open a detailed PDF of each cruise to Antarctica:

Antarctica Classic In Depth – 13 days Ushuaia to Ushuaia
Prices from $8579 triple share, $10999 twin share

Antarctic Classic – 11 days Ushuaia to Ushuaia
Prices from $7699 triple share, $8999 twin share

Spirit of Shackleton – 21 days Ushuaia to Ushuaia
Prices from $13999 (triple share), $24999 (twin share)

Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic Islands –  22 days Ushuaia to Montevideo
Prices from $14499 (triple share), $15999 (twin share)

Quest for the Antarctic Circle – 14 days Ushuaia to Ushuaia
Prices from $11549 (triple share), $12999 (twin share)

Experiencing information overload? At Cruise Antarctica, our expert team knows all about travelling to Antarctica and we’ve put together a completely FREE 18-page guide to choosing your Antarctica cruise. You can download the guide by submitting the form below and we’ll send you a handy link to the file:

Pricing guide: Category 3 Twin (mid range cabin with en suite) starts from AU$8,299pp for 11 days (Antarctic Peninsula) AU$12,299pp for 14 days (Peninsula + Antarctic Circle) AU$21,099pp for 21 days (Peninsula + Falklands/South Georgia). Lower and higher category cabins available and various early bird or last minute specials may apply. Please get in touch with our team at Cruise Antarctica on 1300 654 861 for details.