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Ocean Diamond Small Polar Expedition Ship

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Hiking to the summit.
$5,995
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Expedition Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Ocean Diamond in Ushuaia and begin your 11-day polar adventure! Cross the Drake Passage - the next time you see land is in Antarctica. Enjoy zodiac excursions to explore bays, channels, and landing sites each day. Visit penguin rookeries and search for whales, seals, and arctic seabirds. …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This expedition transports you to a land that has risen from its winter slumber. Curious penguins are nesting, and majestic whales are returning. Melting sea ice creates highways of water, inviting travelers with a sense of adventure to step off the beaten track and explore the world’s most …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, 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 Ocean Diamond. In the beautiful Falkland Islands,find huge populations of rockhopper, gentoo, and Magellanic penguins, as well as …
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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
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Journey to Iceland, a nature lover’s paradise, on this 11-day cruise on the small ship Ocean Diamond. Explore the country’s fabled Golden Circle—Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall, and the Geysir Center.Meet the residents of colorful fishing villages and stroll through …
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Curious penguins approach during an Antarctic shore excursion
$8,495
Save $300-$3400
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Not only does this expedition include the most in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula, it also offers the opportunity to venture further south across the Antarctic Circle. As you head towards a milestone few travelers reach, you feel you are in a world without borders, sailing through an …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Learn about Antarctica´s unique geology, history, and wildlife on this 23-day diverse expedition aboard the Ocean Diamond. See the incredible wildlife of South Georgia - more than 30 species of breeding birds, including four species of penguins - and explore by Zodiac the shores of the …
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Pair of King penguins on an Antarctica cruise
$13,795
Save $5600-$6000
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This extended 20-day Antarctic expedition encompasses the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, the remote Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), as well as the extraordinary beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula. Experience a great diversity of environments and landscapes which provide unprecedented …
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2016
EmbarksDays 
Dec 0912Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Dec 1920Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings
2017
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0620Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands
Feb 0211Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Feb 1111Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Feb 2011Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Mar 0114Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition
Jun 0211Circumnavigation of Iceland
Dec 0811Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Dec 1723Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia
2018
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0711Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Jan 2520Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings
Feb 2111Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent
Mar 0214Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition
Passengers: 189
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

Adventure, fine dining, and the first carbon-neutral ship in the polar industry are just a few of the characteristics that define the Ocean Diamond. With occupancy for up to 189 passengers, this ship's modern design boasts not only comfort and style but also a cutting edge fuel efficiency that actually completely offsets its carbon emissions. The numerous social spaces and restaurants make this an excellent option for exploring Antarctica. 

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
There are seven categories of cabins available to meet any group size or comfort level you are looking for, from the luxurious balcony suites to the more economical triples. All cabins face outward, and nearly all of them have completely unobstructed views of the ice-filled waters of the Antarctic. They also have comfortable beds, modern fittings, individual temperature controls, private bathrooms, and ample storage space.

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.
Ocean Diamond's Deck Plan.
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Kate was great to work with in the planning stage. She was prompt, helpful, and efficient. Our tour guide, Edwin, was knowledgeable and passionate. We were very happy to have traveled with Adventure Life, it made the trip easy and a true pleasure. We could concentrate on enjoying the experience rather than the details of travel.
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Early Bird Savings - Book by January 31, 2017 and save up to $3,400 depending on your cabin category.
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Early Bird Savings - Book by January 31, 2017 and save up to $3,400 depending on your cabin category.
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