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The Island Sky Relax in the Island Sky's lounge area. Relax in the library aboard the Island Sky. Island Sky's Category 2 Columbus Deck. Island Sky's dining area. The club aboard the Island Sky. Island Sky's Category 5 Erikson Cabin. Arctic village
Lemaire Channel
$12,980
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Across the Antarctic Circle: Voyage to the 7th Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Travel to 66º33´S
  • Cross the Antarctic Convergence
  • View icebergs, seabirds, and whales
  • Board Zodiacs for shore excursions
  • Cruise through the Lemaire Channel
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Become a member of a very small band of explorers and adventurous travelers who have made it so far south on the Antarctic Ocean, to 66º33´S. Discover the Antarctic Peninsula over the course of five full days and explore by zodiac the glory that Antarctica has to offer. Sail south to the …
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Two of Antarctica's locals
$11,795
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Antarctic Explorer

10 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Sail through icebergs and glaciers
  • Cross the Drake Passage
  • Zodiac cruise to local bays
  • Meet penguins, whales, and seals
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Meet curious penguins, majestic whales, and southern seal species on this 10-day polar expedition to the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Explore the most remote, unspoiled, and wildest continent in the world aboard the Island Sky, an elegant small expedition vessel. Watch water …
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Gentoo penguin
$11,695
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

7 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Look for icebergs on Pleneau Island
  • Zodiac cruise in search of wildlife
  • Admire the Antarctic landscapes
  • Meet Antarctica´s penguins & seals
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Fliy over the Drake Passage and experience the fastest and most direct way to Antarctica on this 7-day small ship expedition. Approach King George Island for your arrival and land in the South Shetland Islands where your Antarctic journey really begins. Set sail for the Antarctic Peninsula and keep …
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Sea and sand
$14,495
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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

8 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Explore Antarctica's wildlife
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Look for Neko Harbor's icebergs
  • Zodiac cruise around Pleneau Island
Activities: Fly Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
There are few places in the world as evocative as Antarctica! Take a charter flight from Punta Arenas to Antarctica and cross the legendary Drake Passage in only a few hours. Board the Island Sky and cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands. Enjoy daily land excursions and …
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Exploring Antarctica
$23,480
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Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

20 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
  • Visit the scenic Falkland Islands
  • Witness elephant and fur seals
  • Learn about early polar exploration
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Set foot on the Antarctic continent and revel in the incredible scenery of snowcapped peaks, mighty glaciers, and glistening icebergs on this 20-day voyage aboard the Island Sky. In the beautiful Falkland Islands,find huge populations of rockhopper, gentoo, and Magellanic penguins, as well as the …
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St. Petersburg's Hermitage, the former home of the Russian imperial family
$13,480
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Best of the Baltic

16 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Discover scenic Bornholm Island
  • Visit Visby, a World Heritage Site
  • Tour Gdansk, Riga, and Tallinn
  • Spend two days in St. Petersburg
  • Transit the 61-mile Kiel Canal
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Expedition Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Follow in the historic footsteps of explorers as you cruise down the legendary Thames River to the North Sea on this 16-day Baltic Odyssey on the Island Sky. Discover the scenic beauty of Bornholm Island, graced with rolling countryside, charming villages, unique round churches, and the impressive …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$13,980
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Sea to Sahara: Cape Verde, Canary Islands & Morocco

15 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Discover charming Cape Verde
  • Hike Canary Islands' National Parks
  • Explore the markets of Marrakech
  • Visit with the nomadic Sahraoui
Activities: Hiking, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this brand-new 15-day itinerary showcasing far-flung islands and exotic ports of call. DiscoverCape Verde’s charming Portuguese villages, dramatic scenery, lush botanical gardens, and endemic birds. Hike through the volcanic landscapes of the Canary Islands, including Timanfaya National …
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2017
EmbarksDays 
Jul 1516Best of the Baltic
Dec 118Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 168Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 218Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 2810Antarctic Explorer
2018
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0520Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands
Jan 2312Across the Antarctic Circle: Voyage to the 7th Continent
Feb 047Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Feb 087Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Feb 127Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Feb 167Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Feb 2210Antarctic Explorer
Mar 0210Antarctic Explorer
Apr 0815Sea to Sahara: Cape Verde, Canary Islands & Morocco
Passengers: 100
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Built in 1992 and recently refurbished, the Island Sky is a spacious, yet intimate, expedition vessel. Public spaces available include a large lounge, elegant bar with piano, library stocked with fiction and reference books along with a selection of games, and a single sitting dining room. Outside decks feature a bar, spa pool, and a rear sun deck where meals are served in clement weather. For excursions ashore, the Island Sky carries a fleet of Zodiacs, and bridge visits allow for the chance to see her expert officers and crew at work.

General information regarding the Island Sky
• Five decks of passenger facilities:
Magellan Deck – passenger cabins, restaurant, doctor’s office
Columbus Deck – passenger cabins, lounge, reception
Marco Polo Deck – passenger cabins, club, library
Erikson Deck – passenger cabins with balconies, bridge, outdoor bar and café
Explorer Deck – passenger suites with balconies, salon, sun deck, and spa pool
• Stairs and an elevator service all decks
• The bridge is available to visit most times throughout the day, contingent upon weather, security, and navigation conditions
• Smoking is permitted only on outside decks

Accommodations
All cabins feature ocean views and have two twin beds that can be reconfigured into one queen, a sitting area, en suite bathroom, large wardrobes, vanity table, small refrigerator, television, personal safe, hair dryer, assorted toiletries, and individually controlled air-conditioning and heating, and American style outlets (two flat prongs) at 110 volts. Cabins range from 215-312 square feet and have a variety of window and balcony configurations to select from.

Dining aboard the Island Sky
The main restaurant can accommodate all passengers at one seating. Most diets can be catered for on board, but special dietary requests must be made in advance. Breakfast is served buffet-style and there is also an omelet station. When weather permits, lunch can be served on deck, but is usually served in the main restaurant with a self-serve soup and salad option. Dinner is also served in the main restaurant. Afternoon tea is served in the lounge and coffee and tea are available 24 hours a day in the club.

Services
• Island Sky carries a fleet of Zodiacs and a small tender.
• Public spaces include a large lounge, smaller bar with piano, and library with games, reference books, novels, and computers with Internet access.
• There are two sun decks: one on the aft of the Erikson Deck with an outdoor bar and café, and one on the Explorer Deck with a spa pool.
• Laundry services (no dry cleaning), a hair salon, and a small doctor’s office are available on board. Rates are posted.
• The U.K. pound is the currency used on board. Traveler’s checks, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are accepted for payment of shipboard accounts.
Island Sky's Category 1 Magellion Deck.
Category 1
Magellan Deck, Suites #254-262. 215 square feet and have two to four portholes.
Island Sky's Category 2 Columbus Deck.
Category 2
Columbus Deck, Suites #331-348. 215 square feet and have a large picture window.
Island Sky's Category 3 Marco Polo.
Category 3
Marco Polo Deck, Suites #416-430. They range between 225 to 240 square feet and feature large picture windows.
Island Sky's Category 4 Marco Polo.
Category 4
Marco Polo Deck, Suites #414-415. They range between 225 to 240 square feet and feature large picture windows.
Island Sky's Category 5 Erikson Cabin.
Category 5
Erikson Deck, Suites #505-512. 265 square feet and have patio doors leading to private balconies.
Island Sky's Category 6 Explorer Cabin.
Category 6
Explorer Deck, Suites #601-604. 312 square feet and also feature private balconies.
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