SH Minerva

Welcome To SH Minerva, Your New Home Away From Home

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.

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.

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.

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 D4
19 m2 Sleeps 2
Oceanview staterooms features 2 single beds, bedroom and living room and a luxurious ensuite bathroom.
Oceanview M4
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
Clinic | Library | Basecamp | Beauty Salon | Expedition Lab
Deck 4
Reception | Laundrette | Swan Restaurant | Oceanview Staterooms D4, M4
Deck 5
Balcony Staterooms D5, M5 | Suites
Deck 6
Premium Suites | Suites | Balcony Staterooms D6 | Swan's Nest
Deck 7
Shop | Swimming Pool | Pool Bar & Grill | Club Lounge | Observation Lounge
Deck 8
Gym | Sauna | Jacuzzi | Spa | Bridge
Deck 9
Stargazing Deck
Our Cruise Itineraries
Ultimate Antarctica adventure
Escape into another realm as you board our luxury boutique ice-class ship on this once-in-a-lifetime trip from South America to New Zealand. Our epic semi- circumnavigation cruise of Antarctica fulfils the ultimate bucket list, sailing on glassy seas, passing by monumental icebergs, unheralded landscapes and phenomenal wildlife. We explore icy waters to reach the world’s southernmost islands where only a handful of adventurers, explorers and scientists have been before. And as we cross the polar circle, you get to join an elite group of people who have been to some of the least-visited places on the planet.
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New Zealand in Depth

Crystal-clear waters, stunning beaches, spectacular fiords, majestic mountains, bubbling mud pools, geysers, whale and dolphin encounters, Kiwi hospitality, Maori culture, rolling vineyards – experience all of it and more on this 12-night New Zealand in Depth cruise. Top of many a bucket list, The Land of the Long White Cloud is a perfect place to enjoy unforgettable outdoor experiences that will delight and enrich even the most seasoned traveller. Circumnavigate New Zealand’s islands in style and comfort on board our boutique ship and experience the exceptional beauty of this antipodean archipelago. From cosmopolitan port cities to natural heritage, this is a cruise like no other.

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Pacific Islands: New Caledonia, Vanuatu & Solomon Islands

The South Pacific is one of the most idyllic places on earth where reality far exceeds anything you can conjure up in your mind. Enjoy 13 days of off-the-beaten-track travel visiting the colourful and cultural islands of Oceania on our Pacific Islands: New Caledonia, Vanuatu & Solomon Islands cruise on board a boutique expedition ship through this paradisiacal region. Imagine sugary, white beaches, swaying palm trees, diving or snorkelling among multicoloured shoals, and encounters with the local cultures and traditions on wildly beautiful islands. Keen photographers, underwater enthusiasts and World War II history buffs (to name but a few) will all enjoy our programme of carefully curated excursions. Join us as we sail across vast expanses of majestic ocean to deserted atolls, pristine lagoons and bustling ports in comfort and style.

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