SH Minerva

Welcome To SH Minerva, Your New Home Away From Home

Arriving in November 2021, our 5 star elegant Scandi-design boutique ship offers you an intimate setting from which you will be fully immersed in all the sights and scenery of your voyage.


For now, sit back, relax and take a moment to get to know your expedition ship.

Introducing SH Minerva

Our brand new ship has been designed to journey to off the beaten path destinations and remote polar regions in style and comfort.

The ship incorporates a PC5 ice-strengthened hull combined with extra-large stabilisers to make your journey as smooth as possible.

120
CREW
152
GUESTS
9
DECKS
Length
337 ft (115 m)
Draft
18 ft (5.5 m)
Breadth
75 ft (23 m)
Registered
Malta
Cruising speed
15.5 knots in open water
Lifeboats
2 fully enclosed
Propulsion diesel-electric engines
4x Medium speed, Polar code Cat A.

Sophisticated Elegance

We know how important outdoor space is, so our spacious, relaxing public spaces provide wide open, unobstructed views throughout the ship. The destination will always be in view.

Your Wellbeing 

The safety & happiness of our guests is paramount to our 120-strong crew on board as well as our passionate expedition team who'll be serving up thrilling shore excursions and lasting memories.

Stateroom Types

Our 76 stateroom including 6 suites have all the amenities you will need to feel comfortable including dressing gowns, hairdryers, personal safes and minibars.

Our stylish stateroom all have desks, a dressing area and comfy seating. En suite bathrooms all feature glass-enclosed rain showers.

Oceanview
19 m2 Sleeps 2
Oceanview staterooms features 2 single beds, bedroom and living room and a luxurious ensuite bathroom.
Balcony D5
28 m2 Sleeps 2
Located at the forward and aft of the ship, these balcony staterooms feature 2 single beds or double bed bedroom with living room area, a luxurious bathroom and your own private 6m2 balcony
Balcony M5
28 m2 Sleeps 2
Located at the centre of the ship, these balcony staterooms feature 2 single beds or double bed bedroom with living room area, a luxurious bathroom and your own private 6m2 balcony
Balcony D6
28 m2 Sleeps 2
Located on deck six, these balcony staterooms feature 2 single beds or double bed bedroom with living room area, a luxurious bathroom and your own private 6m2 balcony
Suite
44 m2 Sleeps 2
Our Suites features a superking bed and separate living room with and a soothing flame-effect fireplace a luxurious ensuite bathroom and a 12 sq.m. private balcony.
Premium Suite
49 m2 Sleeps 2
Our grandest suites features a superking bed and separate living room with and a soothing flame-effect fireplace a luxurious ensuite bathroom, spacious walk in wardrobe and a 12 sq.m private balcony.
Deck Plans
Deck 3
Deck 4
16 Oceanview Cabins - The Swan Restaurant
Deck 5
2 Suites - 30 Balcony Cabins
Deck 6
2 Premium Suites - 2 Suites - 24 Balcony Cabins - Swan's Nest
Deck 7
Deck 8
Deck 9
Our Cruise Itineraries
Antarctic Solar Eclipse, South Orkney & Antarctic Peninsula
Dream big on this epic 12-day voyage. This once- in-a-lifetime cruise is timed so you can experience the unforgettable Solar Eclipse 2021 with the backdrop of a mesmerising icy landscape. Beaches bursting with penguins will stir the emotions as you get up close for fabulous photo opportunities. Taking time to fully explore the South Orkney Islands and visiting the volcanic landscape of the South Shetland Islands, your bucket-list-worthy luxury cruise is the ultimate Antarctica trip.
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Antarctica In depth: Antarctica & South Georgia
Live out your Antarctica dream on this exceptional 16-day voyage aboard our luxury ice-class expedition ship. Your journey starts with the notorious two-day Drake Passage sea crossing. Following in the footsteps of legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton, we visit South Georgia. Here you will clamber onto beaches crammed with millions of penguins and take home everlasting memories. Get ready for fabulous photo opportunities of magnificent icebergs as we sail around the Antarctic Peninsula. This immersive cruise is the ultimate Antarctica journey that will make for the trip of a lifetime.
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Antarctic Peninsula Discovery
Embark on this adventure trip of a lifetime on board our boutique ice-class expedition ship. Our trip provides you with the best of an Antarctica cruise combined with the unique flora and fauna of The South Shetland Islands. Test your mettle as you cross the notorious Drake Passage to reach the world’s most beautiful ice-filled waters where magnificent icebergs creak and breaching minke and humpback whales swim gracefully. Breathe in the icy air on this life-changing voyage across the southern seas and capture memories in your mind that will last a lifetime.
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