AE Expeditions to welcome third purpose-built small ship

The upcoming expedition vessel will debut in late 2025, celebrating AE Expeditions return to East Antarctica after 15 years during its inaugural season.

The Douglas Mawson is expected to carry an average of 154 passengers onboard, joining sister vessels Greg Mortimer and Sylvia Earle in the Infinity Class.

CEO of AE Expeditions, Michael Health, affirmed that the expedition line is "committed to delivering life-changing experiences with the newest, most advanced technology available," adding that the team is "thrilled" to begin the countdown to the Douglas Mawson's launch.

Pre-registration, offering a US$2,000 per couple saving, is open for the vessel at