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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 dining area. The club aboard the Island Sky. Bar Sun deck Dining Zodiacs will carry you to secluded shores
Two of Antarctica's locals
$11,795
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Antarctic Explorer

10 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky (ZE)
  • 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 (QU)
  • 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 (QU)
  • 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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2017
EmbarksDays 
Dec 118Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 168Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 218Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Dec 2810Antarctic Explorer
2018
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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
Passengers: 108
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

The Island Sky is an all suites, all inclusive small expedition vessel with touches of elegance throughout. Carrying a maximum of 108 passengers, she provides an abundance of public space for wildlife viewing, relaxation, and taking in lectures and briefings. 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.

Accommodations:
• All-suite ship
• Exterior views
• Private bathroom facilities
• Some suites include a private balcony
• All suites have flat screen televisions and DVD players
• All suites have two single beds or one double bed

Public Areas:
• Chef-prepared meals with complimentary wine with dinner
• Bar staffed by a professional bartender serving a selection of soft drinks, juices, liquors, spirits, and beer which can be charged to your shipboard account
• The Club
• Lounge
• Polar library
• Lecture theatre
• Plenty of deck space for observation

Specifications: 
Staff and Crew: 70
Length: 297 feet (91 meters)
Breadth: 50 feet (15 meters)
Draft: 13 feet (4 meters)
Propulsion: 2 B&W Man diesel engines, 4750 horsepower
Ice Class: 1D
Cruising Speed: 12 knots
Registration: Bahamas
Lifeboats: 4 fully enclosed
Island Sky's Category 1 Magellion Deck.
Standard Suite
Magellan Deck, Suites #255-262. Averaging 226 sq. ft. (21 sq. m) and equipped with two single beds which can be configured as a double bed upon request. Separate sitting area, spacious closets, private facilities with walk in shower, television, vanity with stool, small refrigerator, and portholes with exterior views.
Island Sky's Category 2 Columbus Deck.
Superior Suite
Columbus Deck, Suites #329-348. Averaging 237 sq. ft. (22 sq. m) and equipped with two single beds which can be configured as a double bed upon request. Separate sitting area, spacious closets, private facilities with walk in shower, television, vanity with stool, small refrigerator, and a large window with exterior views.
Island Sky's Category 3 Marco Polo.
Premium Suite
Marco Polo Deck, Suites #416-428. Averaging 226 sq. ft. (21 sq. m) and equipped with two single beds which can be configured as a double bed upon request. Separate sitting area, spacious closets, private facilities with walk in shower, television, vanity with stool, small refrigerator, and a large window with exterior views.
Suite
Corner Suite
Marco Polo Deck, Suites #414-415. Averaging 237 sq. ft. (22 sq. m) and equipped with two single beds which can be configured as a double bed upon request. Separate sitting area, spacious closets, private facilities with walk in shower, television, vanity with stool, small refrigerator, and large windows with exterior views.
Island Sky's Category 5 Erikson Cabin.
Deluxe Balcony
Erikson Deck, Suites #505-512. Averaging 225 sq. ft. (21 sq. m) and equipped with two single beds which can be configured as a double bed upon request. Separate sitting area, spacious closets, private facilities with walk in shower, television, vanity with stool, small refrigerator, and a private balcony.
Island Sky's Category 6 Explorer Cabin.
Owner's Balcony
Explorer Deck, Suites #601-604. Averaging 237 sq. ft. (22 sq. m) and equipped with two single beds which can be configured as a double bed upon request. Separate sitting area, spacious closets, private facilities with walk in shower, television, vanity with stool, small refrigerator, and a large private balcony.
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