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.

337 ft (115 m)
18 ft (5.5 m)
75 ft (23 m)
Cruising speed
15.5 knots in open water
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.

Cabin Types

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

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

19 m2 Sleeps 2
Oceanview cabins features 2 single beds, bedroom and living room and a luxurious ensuite bathroom.
28 m2 Sleeps 2
Features 2 single beds, bedroom and living room, a luxurious ensuite bathroom and your own private 6 sq.m. balcony.
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
Photography Lab - Basecamp - Medical Centre - Library - Hair Salon
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
Heated Outdoor Pool - Club Lounge - Observation Lounge
Deck 8
Gym - Sauna - Spa - Jacuzzi - Bridge
Deck 9
Stargazing Deck
Our Cruise Itineraries
Solar Eclipse: South America, Falklands & Antarctic Peninsula
Dream big on this epic 16-day voyage on our boutique expedition ship. 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. Our trip also includes a journey across the notorious Drake Passage, a two-day rite of passage between Cape Horn and Antarctica. Beaches bursting with penguins will stir the emotions as you get up close for fabulous photo opportunities. Taking in time to explore the Falkland Islands and visiting Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands, your bucket-list-worthy luxury cruise is the ultimate Antarctica trip.
Classic Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula
Fulfil your dreams on this cruise aboard our boutique expedition ship and experience epic landscapes and phenomenal wildlife on a life-changing adventure. This voyage takes you across the Drake Passage straight to the frozen Antarctic Peninsula where you discover mesmerising icy scenes of both the Gerlache Strait and Antarctic Sound. You will step ashore onto beaches crammed with penguins for fabulous photo opportunities before returning via the South Shetland Islands. This journey will leave you with remarkable tales of how you achieved your life goal by visiting one of the most remote places on the planet.
Antarctica In depth: Antarctic, South Georgia & Falklands
Live out your Antarctica dream on this exceptional 18-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. Both here and in the Falkland Islands 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.