Welcome on board the new expedition class

The three structurally identical expedition ships HANSEATIC nature, HANSEATIC inspiration and HANSEATIC spirit will accompany you on the expedition of your life.

360° HANSEATIC nature 

360° HANSEATIC inspiration

360° HANSEATIC spirit


Technical data of HANSEATIC nature & HANSEATIC inspiration & HANSEATIC spirit

Start of constructionMay 2017, October 2017, 2019
Shipyard VARD Group AS, Norway
Commissioning May and October 2019, August 2021
Ship category 5 stars*
Segment Expedition
Gross Tonnage (GT) 15,650
Length/Beam/Draught 138 m=452 ft/22 m=72 ft/5,6 m=18 ft
Ice classificationPC6 – the highest ice class for passenger ships
Passenger decks 7
Cabins and suites 120
Cabin and suite types 7
Passenger capacity/Crew 230 (199 for Antarctic expeditions and cruises around Spitsbergen)/approx. 175
Marina  1
Restaurants 3
Bars, Lounges 2
Zodiacs 17
Extendible glass balconies 2
On-board language(s) German and German/English
On-board currency EUR

* According to Insight Guides 2024.