A true pioneering expedition vessel of exceptional pedigree - meet Heritage Adventurer!


Heritage Adventurer is a true pioneering expedition vessel of exceptional pedigree. Setting a peerless standard in authentic expedition travel, Heritage Adventurer (formerly known as MS Hanseatic) brings an impressive history of Polar exploration. Having held records for the most northern and southern Arctic and Antarctic navigations, and for traversing both the Northwest and Northeast Passages, makes Heritage Adventurer perfect for our signature expeditions. Originally designed for 184 guests, Heritage Adventurer now welcomes just 140 expeditioners ensuring spacious, stylish and comfortable voyages, while a fleet of 14 Zodiacs ensures all guests are able to maximise their expedition adventure. 

Indulge in an awe-inducing Observation Lounge with library, bar and sweeping 270-degree views, or relax the Oberservation Deck with 360-degree views and comfortable sun loungers. Reinvigorate in the heated salt water pool, well-equipped gym, enclosed hot tub, sauna and steam room. Savor daily international gourmet cuisine from talented chefs across two lavish restaurants, and settle into spacious and well-appointed accommodations each night.

Technical Specs

Year Built: 1991

Accommodation: 140 guests

Length: 124 metres

Beam: 18 metres

Draft: 4.97 metres

Gross Tonnage: 8,378gt

Engines: 3,940 horsepower (x2)

Maximum Speed: 15 knots

Cruising Speed: 12 knots

Range: 8,600 nautical miles

Zodiacs: 14

Heritage Expeditions Reservations & Bookings

BlueSun Cruises is a Heritage Expeditions specialist based in Perth, Western Australia. We are famed for our friendly, expert advice and dedicated reservations team that is availble during office hours, seven days a week. 

If you want to learn more about the Heritage Adventurer or any Heritage Expeditions package, call our reservations team on 1300 799 758.

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Expeditional luxury cruising at its best!

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