Swan Hellenic Cruises

Swan Hellenic Cruises

Swan Hellenic Cruise Lines

Swan Hellenic Cruises History

Swan Hellenic Cruises, a British Cruise Liner, was founded by Swan brothers starting with their first cruise in August 1954. Since then Swan Hellenic has conducted many cruise vacations offering its passenger excellent ancient tours presented by onboard expert guest speakers. With more than 60 years of experience in organizing cruises, today Swan Hellenic Cruises has become an iconic name. Swan Hellenic specializes in organizing tours of historical and cultural significance and caters to high end cruise market.

Swan Hellenic Cruises Information

Headquarters Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Area Served Worldwide
Products Cruises
Parent All Leisure Holidays Group
Website www.swanhellenic.com

 Swan Hellenic Cruises Destinations

At the onset, Swan Hellenic Cruises, focused on the coastal areas and islands of Greece and Turkey, travelling across the Aegean Sea. Gradually the cruise liner started operating it cruises for classical and ancient sites around Northern Africa, including Egypt, and Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Today, Swan Hellenic Cruises also covers Adriatic Sea, Black Sea, North Cape of Norway to India, including Far East destinations. Each itinerary is carefully designed and Swan Hellenic Cruise takes pride in not repeating any itinerary.

Swan Hellenic Cruises Onboard, Things to Do, Food and Entertainment

There is lot of things to do once you are onboard Swan Hellenic Cruises. The cruise liners and facilities are crafted and designed with passengers’ mood in mind and you will always find something to match your mood. The cruise liner in service offers more cabins with balcony and excellent choice of lounges, bars and restaurants. It offers library, games and guest lecturer from the field of archeology, history, Zoology, Writers and ambassadors to name a few. The restaurant offer wide variety of food choices and includes dishes reflecting the destinations travelling.  The bar and lounges offers excellent collections of wines and drinks.  Swan Hellenic Cruises also offers gymnasium, Spa, Salon, Swimming Pool, Medical facilities, Boutique and Gift shops, Complimentary Launderette, Television, Email & fax facilities and personal safe in every cabin.

Swan Hellenic Cruises Current Fleet

Ship Built Entered Service for Swan Hellenic Gross Tonnage Former Names
Minerva 1990 2008 12500 GT Minerva, Saga Pearl, Alexander von Humboldt, Explorer II

Swan Hellenic Cruises Former Ships

Ship Built Swan Hellenic Service Gross Tonnage Former Names
Miaoulis 1952 1954 1714 GT  
Ankara 1927 late 1950s-1974 6178 GT  
Orpheus 1948 1974–1996 4145 GT Munster (4), Theseus
Minerva 1990 1996–2003 12500 GT Minerva, Saga Pearl, Alexander von Humboldt, Explorer II
Minerva II 2001 2003–2007 30277 GT R Eight

Swan Hellenic Cruises Deckplans & Cabins

  • Promenade Deck
  • Sun Deck
  • Bridge Deck
  • Main Deck
  • Aegean Deck
  • Baltic Deck

Swan Hellenic Cruises Packages

Swan Hellenic Cruises in Summer 2012 (No-fly)

Destination Date Price
Treasures of the British Isles 06 June - 20 June 2012 15 days from £ 3695
Midsummer in Norway 20 June - 05 July 2012 16 days (Sold Out)
A French Accent 05 July - 19 July 2012 15 days from £ 1880
Gardens of the Celtic Fringe 19 July - 01 August 2012 14 days from £ 1745
South to the Mediterranean 01 August - 15 August 2012 15 days from £ 1745

Swan Hellenic Cruises in Summer 2012 (Fly)

Destination Date Price
Grand Mediterranean and Adriatic 01 August - 29 August 2012 29 days from £ 4340
Venice and the Adriatic 15 August - 29 August 2012 15 days from £ 1900
Hellenic Highlights 29 August - 12 September 2012 15 days from £ 1835 
Black Sea Odyssey 12 September - 26 September 2012 15 days from £ 7235
Aegean and Levant 26 September - 10 October 2012 15 days from £ 1990
Grand Spirit of the Mediterranean 10 October - 07 November 2012 29 days from £ 4225
Grand Realms of Antiquity 24 October - 21 November 2012 29 days from £ 4075
Treasures of the Near East 07 November - 21 November 2012 15 days from £ 1880
Grand Desert Shores 07 November - 05 December 2012 29 days from £ 3700 
Greece and the Crimea 10 April - 24 April 2013 15 days from £ 2465

Swan Hellenic Cruises in Winter 2012/13

Destination Date Price
Grand Ottoman Empire 12 September - 24 October 2012 43 days SOLD OUT
Grand Spirit of the Mediterranean 10 October - 07 November 2012 29 days from £ 4225
Grand Realms of Antiquity 24 October - 21 November 2012 29 days from £ 4075
Treasures of the Near East 07 November - 21 November 2012 15 days from £ 1880
Grand Desert Shores 07 November - 05 December 2012 29 days from £ 3700
Colours of India 05 December - 19 December 2012 15 days from £ 1915
Grand Indian Voyage 05 December - 03 January 2013 30 days from £ 3890
Grand Oriental Odyssey 19 December - 24 January 2013 37 days from £ 8485
East of Java 03 January - 24 January 2013 22 days from £ 5575
Grand Empires of the East 03 January - 13 February 2013 42 days from £ 10555
Kingdoms of South East Asia 24 January - 13 February 2013 21 days from £ 5330
To Sri Lankan Shores 13 February - 27 February 2013 15 days from £ 2380
By Sea to Petra 13 March - 27 March 2013 15 days from £ 2110 
Holy Lands 27 March - 10 April 2013 15 days from £ 2820
Greece and the Crimea 10 April - 24 April 2013 15 days from £ 2465
Palaces and Gardens 07 May - 21 May 2013 15 days from £ 2030

Swan Hellenic Cruises Ship Facilities

Facilities Includes

  • 44 Balcony cabins
  • 100 Outside cabins
  • (74% outside cabins including 23% balcony cabins)
  • 2 Restaurants
  • Orpheus Lounge
  • Internet Lounge
  • Livingstone Lounge
  • Darwin Lounge
  • Shackleton & Wheeler Bars
  • 5000-volume Library/Card Room
  • Boutique and Gift Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gymnasium, Sauna and Spa Services
  • Complimentary Launderette with Washers and Dryers
  • Beauty Salon
  • Medical Centre
  • Telephone, Fax and E-mail Facilities
  • TV, Hairdryer and Personal Safe in Every Cabin