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Vessel Size
Length297 feet
Beam50 feet
Draft12 feet
Passengers114
Cabins/Staterooms57

Corinthian II

Mega Yacht
Operated by Travel Dynamics International; Cruise West

 

The elegant 114-guest Corinthian II has established itself as one of the finest expedition cruise ships in Antarctica. With an ice-strengthened hull, a fleet of Zodiac inflatable craft for forays ashore and a set of stabilizers for smooth sailing, this high-quality expedition cruise ship can explore the Antarctic Peninsula and the Antarctic islands in comfort and safety. And 360° views of the panorama of ever-changing light, beautifully sculpted ice forms and rich wildlife are possible thanks to expansive deck space, including a promenade deck which completely encircles the entire ship, allowing for unobstructed viewing from all angles. For guests returning from shore landings, Corinthian II is a welcoming home in this remote part of the Earth.

TopVessel History

  • Registered in Malta
  • Built in 1992
  • Refurbished in 2005

TopVessel Specifications and Information

Number of Staff and Crew 75
Language(s) Spoken on Board English-speaking officers and crew
Nationality of Staff and Crew European officers and crew
Number of Passenger Decks 5
Types of Cuisine Superb international cuisine served either in the stately restaurant or alfresco on the umbrella-studded sundeck
Number of Bars and Lounges 2
Number of Restaurants 2
Meal Seatings Single, unassigned seating
Special Diets We are able to accommodate most special dietary needs
Dress Code On-board/at Dinner We believe in traveling in comfort. Come as you are – you’ll feel at home in jeans and sweaters during the day and the evening. Even at dinnertime no jackets, ties, or formal dress are required.
Tipping / Gratuities Recognition for exceptional service is discretionary and you are welcome to tip individuals directly.
Tonnage (GRT) 4200

TopCabins / Staterooms

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Standard Suite

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Penthouse Suite

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Explorer Deck 

Veranda Suite

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Erickson Deck 

TopOnboard Facilities and Services

Elevators / Lifts Elevator access to all guest decks
Doctor / Surgery / Infirmary A well-equipped infirmary supervised by a doctor.
Fitness Center / Exercise Room Exercise area
Jacuzzi / Whirlpool / Hot-tub Wraparound sun deck with Jacuzzi
Hair and Beauty Salon
Lounges / Bars 2 elegant and spacious lounges, one featuring musical arrangements by the ship’s pianist
Dining Rooms / Restaurants 1 Dining Room and 1 Outdoor Cafe
Library / Reading Room Library with Internet Access
Reception Desk
Other Amenities Inflatable excursion craft launches
Internet Access / Internet Cafe Internet Access in the Library
Credit Cards Accepted MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, or your debit card
Non-smoking interior public areas

TopList of Cruises for This Vessel

Corinthian II Antarctica 2010

Ushuaia to Ushuaia | December to February | 13 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Adventurer Jean-Baptiste Charcot described Antarctica’s allure as “powerful and tenacious,” and the fortunate few who have visited have returned home changed by an experience so elemental that it touches their very core. Each day of our voyage presents a new discovery, whether we’re cruising through ice-packed…

Southern Seas, Southern Skies: A Voyage from South America to South Africa Featuring a Program on Astronomy

Ushuaia to Cape Town | February to March | 23 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

In 2010, during the Southern Hemisphere’s late summer months, Corinthian II will ply a route utterly unknown to cruise ships of our era: from continent to continent, the most southerly point in South America to the most southerly point in Africa. This voyage encompasses the sub-Antarctic islands of the Falklands,…

A Voyage from the Cape of Good Hope to Gibraltar: Exploring the Cultural & Natural Diversity of Africa

Cape Town to Seville | March to April | 34 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

The countries that constitute the western side of Africa form a mosaic so vast and varied that its richness and diversity are difficult to comprehend. In spring 2010, we invite you to follow in the wake of the early explorers and along the route of prosperous merchant ships of the 18th and 19th centuries on a 34-day…

Historic Cities of the Sea: A Voyage from Seville to Venice

Seville to Venice | April to May | 14 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

History is alive in the lands that border the Mediterranean Sea. In Seville and Barcelona, Marseille and Bonifacio, Dubrovnik and Split, every corner and piazza preserves a memory of the intrepid Portuguese, the conquering Romans or Moors or the vast seaborne trading empire of the Venetians. During this Mediterranean…

Treasures of Adriatic Italy & the Dalmatian Coast: A Voyage to Historic Towns, Landmark Sites, and Idyllic Islands

Venice to Venice | May to May | 9 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Of the many seaborne idylls possible in the Mediterranean, this has to be one of the loveliest. Our adventure aboard the all-suite Corinthian II begins in the romantic waterways of Venice and continues to central Italy’s Ancona, and to Monopoli, in Italy’s Puglia region where we will visit the unique Trulli…

Venice and the Medieval World: A Voyage from the Adriatic Sea to the Eastern Mediterranean

Venice to Larnaca | May to May | 11 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Throughout the Middle Ages the art, architecture, music, and science of Venice were influenced and enriched by the Byzantine and Islamic civilizations that flourished in the Aegean, Asia Minor, and the Middle East. Setting forth from Venice, we’ll explore the rich interplay of cultures that is the hallmark of the old…

Fabled Islands of the Mediterranean: Stepping Stones of Civilizations

Larnaca to Civitavecchia | May to June | 11 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

The islands of the Mediterranean are steeped in history, rich in art treasures, and celebrated for their natural beauty. This spring voyage explores these islands in the manner they were meant to be seen—from the deck of a beautiful ship. We will visit the impressive remains of Knossos on the island of Crete, the home…

Mediterranean Interlude: A Celebration of Music, Culture & Cuisine

Civitavecchia to Barcelona | June to June | 9 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Western civilization was born in the Mediterranean, and for this voyage we have custom-designed a remarkable itinerary that combines three hallmarks of a great civilization: grand art and architecture, sublime music, and fine cuisine prepared by master chefs. In Naples you’ll explore the haunting remains of Pompeii…

Mediterranean Music Cruise: A Voyage from Barcelona to Athens with Classical Music Performances at Historic Sites

Barcelona to Piraeus | June to June | 10 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

What could be more delightful than a springtime voyage that marries the transcendent joy of music with visits to some of the most splendid centers of Mediterranean history and culture? Aboard the 114-guest Corinthian II, all this and more await the privileged travelers who sail from the dynamic city of Barcelona to the…

Voyage into the Classical World: Greece, the Greek Islands & Turkey

Piraeus to Piraeus | June to June | 9 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

We invite you to explore the classical treasures and timeless beauty of the Aegean Sea. On our custom-designed voyage from Athens, we will explore myriad facets of ancient Greek society and consider how elements of this culture formed the crucible of our Western civilization. Sailing from Athens, we journey to fabled…

Voyage to the Lands of Gods & Heroes: A Family Learning Adventure in the Classical World

Piraeus to Piraeus | June to July | 9 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

History comes alive for the whole family on a voyage of discovery in the Mediterranean and Aegean, where ancient cities, idyllic islands, myth and history are intertwined. Our itinerary is designed to enlighten the senses and inflame the imagination of your children or grandchildren, awakening their young minds to the…

Coexistence of Cultures and Faiths: A Voyage to Sacred Sites in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean

Piraeus to Piraeus | July to July | 10 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Three of the world’s great religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—were born along the shores of the Mediterranean. Over the centuries each developed its own traditions and cultures, yet all drew upon the legacy of the great civilizations that came before them: the philosophy and science of the ancient Greeks…

The Black Sea Including the Sea of Azov: Crossroads of Culture from the Ancient Past to the Present

Istanbul to Istanbul | July to August | 11 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Today, the Black Sea is one of the most sought-after destinations for travelers. Equally fascinating but rarely visited is the Sea of Azov, a large inland sea at the mouth of Russia’s Don River. This voyage combines the renowned historic sites and glorious landscapes of the Black Sea with the undiscovered splendors of…

Journey of Aeneas: Retracing The Aeneid through the Mediterranean

Istanbul to Civitavecchia | August to September | 11 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

“ARMS AND THE MAN I SING,” wrote Virgil of Aeneas, who, “forc’d by Fate,” “expell’d and exil’d, left the Trojan shore.” The Aeneid is a story of inherited glory—the glory that passed from fallen Troy to Rome. On a voyage forged by the poetry of Virgil, we will retrace Aeneas’s epic journey. En…

The Heroic Shores: A Voyage Exploring World War II Sites in the Mediterranean

Tunis to Civitavecchia | September to September | 12 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Join us aboard the all-suite Corinthian II as we sail the Mediterranean to the historic battlefields of the North African and Italian Campaigns on a unique voyage crafted in collaboration with the National World War II Museum. We begin in Tunisia where at Kasserine Pass we learn how Field Marshal Erwin Rommel deployed…

Music Cruise in the Classical World: With Music Performances at Historic Sites in Italy, the Greek Islands, & Turkey

Civitavecchia to Istanbul | September to September | 8 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Classical music is one of Europe’s most enduring gifts to the world. This inspired voyage carries you to some of the finest classical sites in the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas where you will enjoy an exclusive series of classical music concerts and recitals. By day you’ll explore the haunting remains of Pompeii;…

Between Two Seas: Exploring the Ancient Cities of the Aegean and Black Seas

Istanbul to Istanbul | September to October | 10 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

This is a voyage to the homelands of Achilles, Hector, and Alexander the Great, to the birthplaces of the Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations, to the point where Europe and Asia meet. This exceptional program takes us from the Northern Aegean Sea, through the breathtaking Bosphorus with its spectacular views of…

Empires of the Sea: The Epic Struggle Between the Ottoman Empire and European Powers for Control of the Mediterranean

Istanbul to Venice | October to October | 13 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

For thousands of years the Mediterranean has been the highway to empire. During the golden days of autumn, we will follow in the wake of empire-builders who not only struggled for power, but also spread civilization and brought about a great flourishing of art and architecture throughout the Mediterranean. In Istanbul…

Sacred Places of the Mediterranean

Istanbul to Alexandria (Egypt) | October to November | 13 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

Once there was a forlorn rock, drifting about the Aegean. A trident pierced it, and Delos drifted no longer. A girl rested under a date palm here, and gave birth to a god and a goddess. The island turned to gold. And thus the Greek myths come down to us. “These things,” the theologian Sallust tells us, “these…

North Africa's Mediterranean Coast Through the Centuries

Alexandria (Egypt) to Casablanca | November to November | 16 Nights

On the Corinthian II (Mega Yacht) | Operated by Travel Dynamics International

On this expansive journey encompassing North Africa’s entire Mediterranean coast, voyage from Egypt to Morocco and discover a remarkable collection of sites whose history spans the centuries. Our portrait of this storied world between the desert and the sea will take us to seldom-visited places like the well-preserved…

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