If you are looking to experience the remote Polar regions or explore truly off-the-beaten path destinations and cultures of our spectacular planet, then you are in great company. Swan Hellenic exists to provide its guests with authentic, intimate and unforgettable moments in extraordinary locations and remote landmarks. All the while enjoying a sophisticated elegant atmosphere onboard.
70 years after its first pioneering cruise, Swan Hellenic is proud to return to the world‘s waters with two brand new expedition ships. The hardware will be cutting edge but the core values that underpinned the brand and served its guests so well from its inception remain in place. As does the passion for exploratory travel to the globe’s furthest far flung places.
The ships will be built in the Helsinki shipyard in Finland and will combine the latest polar ice-class technology with stylish sophisticated interiors. Think boutique luxury hotel with contemporary sophistication! Which they call ‘Scandi-luxe’ Chic, spacious and well-planned cabins feature generously sized bathrooms, comfortable in-room dining facilities and unobstructed views from cabins and public spaces. The intention is to provide an unobtrusive relaxing background that allows guests to be fully immersed in breathtaking sceneries.
Understated elegance might be another way of phrasing what awaits a Swan Hellenic guest.
At the very heart of their brand is the onboard team with their guests' personal wellbeing their foremost priority. Delivering superior service, their warm and friendly crew will do their utmost to ensure the trip of a lifetime. Every time.
The expedition programme will offer immersive exclusive bucket list experiences for the discerning traveller with a curious mind. Swan Hellenic's innovative itineraries are meticulously planned and executed by world-class experts.
In the Arctic, unique possibilities include in the exploration Siberian Island like Franz Josef, Lyakhovsky Islands and in addition Siberian rivers. In fact, they will be offering the exclusive opportunity to explore the Yenisei river, a real gem rich of natural wonders and orthodox communities from another time. The best guest speakers and lecturers in the business will be enriching guests on board every day providing unique insights into the places, people and nature of our journeys.