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Review of the vessel M/S Plancius, Owner Oceanwide Expeditions, Trip to Peninsula Antarctica, 03 feb -13 feb 2015

 Overall rating. ***** (out of max 5). All expectations over fulfilled.

Cabin:  ***** (out of max five).Good two persons cabin with window and large bathroom. TV in the room (channel 1 – bord camera, ch 2 daily program, ch 3 movie, ch 4 documentary). Boat engines very still virtually no noise.

Landings: ***** (out of max five). We had eight landings on the Antarctic Peninsula and two on the South Shetland Islands. All the landings were excellent prepared and the guides fully considered the weather conditions, the animal protection and the passenger security. We saw ca twenty sorts of different animals. The zodiacs cruises were very safe and we had several one hour zodiac cruises to see the icebergs, animals and the shore from the water. Every day in the morning the program was announced and all the announced times have been kept.

Service: ***** (out of max five). All personnel  very friendly. The cabin very clean. The personnel in the dining room very helpful.

Food: *****(out of max five).  Excellent fresh cooked food and fresh bakery. Complimentary tea, coffee, soups, cookies and fruits.