THE FRAM

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About the Fram

Built in Germany in 2007, the Fram is a purpose built luxury expedition vessel with a focus on elegance. Fully stabilized with an ice-strengthened hull and state of the art navigation system, the Fram is more than capable of dealing with the world’s toughest oceans.

The Fram is named after the original Fram which was used by the famous Norwegian adventurer Fridtjof Nansen. The vessel can carry just over 250 passengers and the ship is decked out with stunning modern artworks and items from the original Fram ship. The fusion between old and new gives the spacious ship an excellent feel to it and the modern interior is inspired by the Greenland and Arctic regions.

Major facilities aboard the MS Fram include bistro and restaurant, panoramic lounge, several Jacuzzi’s, gym, a lecture theater and excellent deck space. The Fram is lovely Antarctica ship that combines modern furnishings and state of the art equipment.

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Ship Specifications and Activites

Specifications

  • Ship Type: Luxury Expedition
  • Crew : 89
  • Passengers: 254
  • Cabins : 127
  • Speed : 13
  • Length : 374
  • Beam : 66
  • Voltage : 220V/50hz; Suites have 110V

Activites

Camping: Prices vary but are generally in the $200 range. (Select Itineraries only)

Kayaking: Prices vary but are generally in the $500 range. (Select Itineraries only)

On board Lectures: Included in price

Shore-Based Walking: Included in price

Photography Workshops: Included in price

On Board Facilites

Public Area Facilites

The Fram is a luxury cruise ship designed to give people an Antarctic experience they’ll never forget within 5 star comfort.

Although one of the larger ships in Antarctic waters, the captain will still try to make daily shore landings. With a number of zodiacs on board, passengers will never miss a single photo opportunity or wildlife viewing.

With luxury in mind, the facilities on board the Fram are excellent and only the finest fittings and furnishings have been used. Facilities include a large Dining Room, Elevator, Bar, Sun Deck, several Lecture Halls, Library, Panoramic Observation Lounge, Sauna, Gym, several Jacuzzi, Gift Shop, Bistro, Laundry Service and Onboard Doctor.

Cabin Facilites

Like the public areas, the cabins aboard the Fram are luxurious and well appointed.

Each cabin aboard the Fram comes with comfortable beds, flatscreen TV, refrigerator and private en suite bathroom with shower. The lovely suites aboard the Fram include sitting areas and mini bar. For the grand suites you can expect a private balcony and complimentary beverages.

You can read more about each cabin below the deck plan.

Ship Photos

Public Area Photos

Cabin Photos

Deck Plan and Cabin Information

 

Decks 3, 5 and 6 – Cabin comes with 1 bed, 1 sofa bed, refrigerator, TV, private en suite bathroom with shower.

Deck 5 – Cabin comes with double bed, sitting area, refrigerator, TV, private en suite bathroom with shower. Cabins have limited views.

Deck 3 – Cabin comes with 1 bed, 1 sofa bed, table, TV, refrigerator, private en suite bathroom with shower.

Decks 5 and 6 – Cabin comes with 1 bed, 1 sofa bed, table, kettle with coffee/tea, TV, refrigerator, private en suite bathroom with shower.

Decks 3 and 5 – Cabin comes with double bed, sitting area, kettle with coffee/tea, TV, refrigerator, private en suite bathroom with shower.

Decks 5 and 6 – Cabin comes with double bed, 1 room with sitting area, kettle with coffee/tea, mini-bar, TV, private en suite bathroom with shower. Some suites have a private balcony.

Decks 5 and 6 – Suite comes with double bed, sitting area, kettle with coffee/tea, mini-bar, TV, private en suite bathroom with shower. Some suites have a private balcony.

Prices and Itineraries

Below is a table detailing the Fram’s trips and prices for the 2017/18 season. All prices are per person and in US dollars. Please note that all prices are estimates only. Antarctica Guide do not sell tours, we simply provide impartial advice. If you would like an exact quote with our recommended specialist then please click here.

Per Person USD – Rates 2017-2018 Inside – I Inside Superior – FJ Outside – N Outside – U Outside Superior – F Suite – M Grand Suite – MG

$11,000 $12,000 $13,245 $16,810 $14,650 $18,500 $23,000
Classic Antarctica Cruise – Nov 15, 2017 (13 days)

$8,970 $9,785 $10,765 $12,110 $13,990 $15,260 $19,130
Antarctica via Falklands and South Georgia with South Orkney Islands – Nov 27, 2017 (19 days)

$11,790 $13,000 $14,320 $15,930 $18,390 $20,310 $25,450
Antarctica via Falklands and South Georgia with South Orkney Islands – Dec 15, 2017 (19 days)
$12,980 $14,320 $15,770 $17,740 $20,240 $22,360 $28,000
Classic Antarctica Cruise – Jan 02, 2018 (13 days)

$8,970 $9,785 $10,765 $12,110 $13,990 $15,260 $19,130
Classic Antarctica Cruise – Jan 14, 2018 (13 days)

$8,970 $9,785 $10,765 $12,110 $13,990 $15,260 $19,130
Antarctica Circle Cruise – Jan 26, 2018 (16 days)

$11,465 $12,355 $13,435 $16,975 $14,910 $18,385 $22,625
Antarctica Circle Cruise – Feb 08, 2018 (16 days)

$11,465 $12,355 $13,435 $16,975 $14,910 $18,385 $22,625
Antarctica and Coastal Patagonia – Feb 23, 2018 (18 days)

$11,180 $12,210 $13,310 $16,740 $14,830 $18,360 $22,700

Recommended Antarctica Cruise specialist

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FAQ

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Thank you and happy travels!