MS Fridtjof Nansen represents the next generation of expedition ships and explores some of the most spectacular corners of the globe. The stunning scenery is reflected in a rich and comfortable interior design. Scandinavian materials from nature, such as granite, oak, birch, and wool is used to create relaxed and stylish cabins and public areas. All cabins are outside cabins, and 50% have private balconies. Aft suites feature private outdoor Jacuzzis with spectacular views. The core of the onboard experience is the Nansen Science Center, an edutainment venue where guests and crew members meet to foster a deeper understanding of the areas we explore. The Nansen Science Center is also the onboard headquarters for the expedition team. Each expedition voyage is accompanied by a hand-picked team of specialists and modern-day explorers. Highly experienced, passionate, and knowledgeable, the expedition team will be your guides and guardians on your cruise of exploration, instructing you on safety, sustainability, and science.