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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Experience abundant wildlife
  • Explore bays & channels each day
  • Watch glaciers calve into the ocean
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
This 11-day Antarctic expedition offers the chance to discover the best of the Antarctic Peninsula, the continent’s most northern region. Be delighted by penguins, seals & whales along the coastline. Landing on the continent itself is memorable - explore the sights that make this one of the world’s most pristine and unforgettable environments.
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Expedition Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Drake Passage, Port of Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands
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Cruising the chilly waters in the Zodiac
$6,295
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Explore dynamic bays and channels
  • Watch glaciers calve into the ocean
  • Zodiac ashore each day to explore
  • Trek up snowy pathways for views
Explore highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands on this 12-day expedition perfect for first-time visitors to Antarctica. Sail through landscapes of blue and white hues peppered with icebergs. Learn about the environment and wildlife from onboard lecturers and specialists as you encounter whales, seals, and penguins.
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Drake Passage, Port of Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Ushuaia
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Exploring Antarctica
$17,980
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Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
  • Visit the beautiful Falkland Island
  • Witness elephant and fur seals
  • Learn about early polar exploration
Following in Sir Ernest Shackleton’s footsteps, explore the White Continent’s rugged landscape, meeting vast penguin colonies in South Georgia and the South Orkney Islands, greeting albatross in the Falkland Islands, and enjoying every long moment of daylight in the austral summer.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Brown Bluff, Deception Island Antarctica, Drake Passage, Elephant Island, Elsehul Bay, Gold Harbor, Grytviken, Pleneau Bay, Port of Ushuaia, Salisbury Plain, Saunders Island, Stanley, Stromness
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$8,980
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Circumnavigation of Iceland

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Explore Iceland’s Golden Circle
  • View colonies of breeding seabirds
  • Stroll through archaeological sites
  • Photograph stunning landscapes
  • Search for whales and seals
Iceland—a land of hot springs, glaciers, lava fields, and waterfalls—is a nature lover’s paradise. Explore the country’s fabled Golden Circle—Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall, and the Geysir Center—and look for a variety of breeding seabirds, including kittiwakes, guillemots, and puffins on this 12-day circumnavigation cruise.
Activities: History, Trekking & Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Western Europe, Akureyri, Djupivogur, Flatey Island, Heimaey Island, Isafjordur, Latrabjarg, Reykjavik, Seydisfjordur, Siglufjordur, Surtsey Island, Thistilfjord Bay, Vigur Island
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Curious penguins approach during an Antarctic shore excursion
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Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Spot wildlife & take in the beauty
  • Watch penguins waddling ashore
  • Visit historic research stations
  • Learn about Antarctica's geology
This 14-day Antarctic expedition offers the most in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. Extended time in the region allows you to go beyond the Antarctic Peninsula and venture south of the Antarctic Circle, home to fantastic ice formations and wildlife including the Weddell seal.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Polar Circle, Drake Passage, Port of Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands
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Zodiac trip to see Antarctica.
$13,995
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Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia

23 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Meet bird species of the Falklands
  • Visit Sir Shackleton´s gravesite
  • Zodiac cruise in search of wildlife
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle
Immerse yourself in Antarctica´s history and wildlife during this 23-day expedition. Visit the Falkland Islands and follow in the footsteps of Sir Shackelton´s voyages to South Georgia. Reach the South Shetland Islands and explore the Antarctic Peninsula by daily landings. Cross the Antarctic Circle, a place of the most fantastic iceberg sightings.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic Polar Circle, Drake Passage, Port of Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands
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Pair of King penguins on an Antarctica cruise
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Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond
  • Zodiac around the Falkland Islands
  • Watch for whales and seals
  • Hike the Antarctic landscape
  • Partake in optional kayaking
Explore the southernmost region of the world with visits to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island, and the Antarctic Peninsula. Encounter penguins, seals, and whales as you travel south towards the white continent. Join the Ocean Diamond as you embark on a trip of a lifetime!
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Drake Passage, Port of Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands
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Passengers: 189
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

Carrying a capacity of 189 passengers, the Ocean Diamond is the latest in polar vessels to explore Antarctica. One of the many attractive features of this vessel is its fantastic fuel efficiency. This allows the ship to offset the ship’s carbon emissions through an accredited provider, making it the first carbon-neutral ship in the polar adventure industry. Guests will enjoy the many indoor public spaces, spacious cabin arrangements and fine dining aboard the Ocean Diamond.

Polar Library
The Ocean Diamond carries the world’s largest library of polar book and DVD’s afloat anywhere! It includes books in multiple languages covering a number of subjects including wildlife, history, marine biology, ecology, geology etc. The collection includes a large number of field guides, picture books, and reference books. The DVD collection includes documentaries, polar-themed films, and popular titles.

Massage and Wellness Program
A wellness instructor offers yoga class daily on the deck of the ship while in Antarctica. A masseuse is available to offer massage therapy. The wellness program also include aromatherapy treatments and protein shakes.

Expert in Residence Program
All voyages feature an “Expert on Board”, a practicing scientist, historian, or researcher from prominent institutions and polar research programs who conducts fieldwork during the voyage. Experts will share their knowledge and expertise with guests, and will offer opportunities to involve travelers in their work. They will also be available at meal times and in the evening to socialize with guests.

Remote Headsets
Headsets are available to clients who can borrow them from the activity desk. These are used by staff to broadcast live commentary at certain times during the day, for example while sailing between landing sites. Travelers can use the headsets to follow the commentary, free to move around the ship and decks.

Cabin Descriptions

Balcony Suite
Approximately 325 square feet (30 square meters) in size, including the balcony, this suite has one double bed or two twin beds, and a full-size window with a sliding glass door that leads to a private deck with chairs. Located on the Observation Deck, this suite has a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Amenities include: wardrobes, drawers, flat-screen TV, DVD player, individual temperature controls, two easy chairs, a small table, in-room safe, refrigerator, satellite telephone access, and hair dryer.

Suite
Approximately 400 square feet (37 square meters) in size, this suite has a one double bed or two twin beds, and two picture windows. Located on the Main Deck, this suite has a separate sitting area with sofas, two easy chairs, a small table, and a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Amenities include: wardrobes, drawers, flat-screen TV, DVD player, individual temperature controls, in-room safe, refrigerator, satellite telephone access, and hair dryer.

Twin Obstructed View
Approximately 200 square feet (19 square meters) in size, this cabin has one double bed, and a partially obstructed picture window. Located on the Captain’s and Upper Decks, this cabin has a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Amenities include: wardrobes, drawers, flat-screen TV, DVD player, individual temperature controls, in-room safe, refrigerator, satellite telephone access, and hair dryer.

Twin with Window
Between 200 and 183 square feet (19 and 17 square meters) in size, this cabin has one double bed or two twin beds, and a picture window. Located on the Upper and Main Decks, this cabin has a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Amenities include: wardrobes, drawers, flat-screen TV, DVD player, individual temperature controls, in-room safe, refrigerator, satellite telephone access, and hair dryer.

Single with Obstructed View
Approximately 200 square feet (19 square meters) in size, this cabin has one double bed, and a picture window (the view is obstructed by the lifeboats). Located on the Captain’s Deck, this cabin has a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Amenities include: wardrobes, drawers, flat-screen TV, DVD player, individual temperature controls, in-room safe, refrigerator, satellite telephone access, and hair dryer.

Single Porthole
Approximately 200 square feet (19 square meters) in size, this cabin has one double bed or two twin beds, and portholes. Located on the Lower Decks, this cabin has a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Amenities include: wardrobes, drawers, flat-screen TV, DVD player, individual temperature controls, in-room safe, refrigerator, satellite telephone access, and hair dryer.

Triple
Approximately 200 square feet (19 square meters) in size, this cabin has a two twin beds and an upper bed, and two portholes (Note: cabin 332 has three lower beds). Located on the Lower Deck, this cabin has a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Amenities include: wardrobes, drawers, flat-screen TV, DVD player, individual temperature controls, in-room safe, refrigerator, satellite telephone access, and hair dryer.

Carbon offsetting program
The Ocean Diamond will offset the ship’s emissions through an accredited provider, thereby offering the first carbon neutral ship in the polar adventure industry.
Ocean Diamond's Triple Cabin.
Triple
Lower Deck, 200 sq feet. Two twin beds and an upper bed, two portholes and private bath with tub and shower.
Ocean Diamond's Twin Cabin.
Twin Obstructed View
Captains & Upper Decks, 200 sq feet, one double bed, partially obstructed view. Private bathroom with tub and shower.
Ocean Diamond's Twin Cabin.
Twin Window
Upper & Main Decks, 183-200 sq feet. One double bed or two twin beds, picture window, private bathroom with tub and shower.
Ocean Diamond's Single Porthole Cabin.
Single with Porthole
Lower Deck, 200 sq feet, one double bed or two twin beds. Porthole and private bathroom with tub and shower.
Ocean Diamond's Single Cabin.
Single Obstructed View
Captain's Deck, 200 sq feet, one double bed, partially obstructed view. Private bathroom with tub and shower.
Ocean Diamond's Suite.
Suite
Main Deck, 400 sq feet, one double bed or two twin beds, two picture windows and separate sitting area. Private bathroom with tub and shower.
Ocean Diamond's Balcony Suite.
Balcony Suite
Observation Deck, 226 sq feet, one double bed or two twin beds, window and sliding glass door, private 96 sq ft deck. Private bathroom with tub and shower.
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