Plancius best observation lounge
Plancius started life in 1976 as an oceanographic research vessel for the Royal Dutch Navy and was purchased by the operator in 2006. Rebuilt in 2009. Comfortable, nicely decorated and well suited to exploratory educational voyages. She has a superb purpose-built observation lounge.
Passengers: 110 – all cabins have private facilities in quadruple and twin formation, with portholes or windows
Itineraries: Arctic, Greenland, Antarctic, Mid-Atlantic