Spirit of Enderby

Spirit of Enderby
Spirit of Enderby's dining area.
Spirit of Enderby's lounge and bar.
Spirit of Enderby's lounge and TV area.
Top deck of the Spirit of Enderby.
Spirit of Enderby's bar and lounge.
Spirit of Enderby's Heritage Suite.
A polar bear family looks out across the Russian Arctic
Across the Top of the World
This unique 15-day expedition crosses the Arctic Circle and includes the isolated and pristine Wrangel and Herald Islands and a significant section of the wild North Eastern Siberian coastline. It is a journey only made possible in recent years by the …
  • 15 days
  • $11200 - $13800 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Asia, Russia, Anadyr, Anadyrskiy Bay, Yttygran, Nuneangan, Arakamchechen Islands, Cape Dezhnev, Uelen Village, Kolyuchin Islands, …
Soak in the scenery on Campbell Island
Birding Down Under 2014
Listen to the names: Snares, Bounty, Antipodes, Auckland, Campbell, Macquarie and Chatham Islands. They are music to the ears of ‘Birders'. Apart from the Chathams, these islands are probably more isolated now than they were when they were discovered …
  • 17 days
  • $10000 - $15000 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Antarctica, South Pacific, New Zealand, Macquarie Island, Invercargill, The Snares, Auckland Islands, Enderby Island, Campbell Island, Antipodes Island, …
A beautiful ocean view.
Birding Down Under 2015
Listen to the names: Snares, Bounty, Antipodes, Auckland, Campbell, Macquarie and Chatham Islands. They are music to the ears of ‘Birders'. Apart from the Chathams, these islands are probably more isolated now than they were when they were discovered …
  • 19 days
  • $10500 - $15750 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Antarctica, South Pacific, New Zealand, Macquarie Island, Invercargill, The Snares, Enderby Island, Campbell Island, Antipodes Island, The Bounty Islands, …
Penguins rushing up the rocky shore.
Forgotten Islands of the South Pacific
You won't find them mentioned in a travel brochure on your high street; you won't find them in most guidebooks, you probably don't know anyone that has ever been there and they don't even appear on some maps of the South Pacific - these are the …
  • 8 days
  • $4100 - $6600 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South Pacific, New Zealand, Invercargill, The Snares, Enderby Island, Campbell Island, Carnley Harbor
Traveler photographing the unique plant life.
Galapagos of the Southern Ocean
This is without doubt one of the most inspirational and informative journeys or expeditions into the Southern Ocean ecosystem that one can make anywhere in the world. Long recognized for their rich biodiversity, the Subantarctic Islands lying to the …
  • 13 days
  • $6000 - $9900 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Antarctica, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Macquarie Island, The Snares, Enderby Island, Campbell Island, Dunedin, Hobart, …
A single penguin on Antarctica.
In the Wake of Scott & Shackleton
The Ross Sea region of Antarctica is one of the most remote places on Planet Earth and one of the most fascinating places in the continent's human history. With shipping restricted by impenetrable pack ice to just two brief months each austral summer, …
  • 30 days
  • $19500 - $30200 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Antarctica, South Pacific, New Zealand, Macquarie Island, Ross Sea, Invercargill, The Snares, Auckland Islands, Campbell Island, Port of Bluff, …
Bukhta Lavrova offers visitors unparalleled vistas
Jewel of the Russian Far East
The eastern seaboard of Russia dominates the North Pacific and yet very few people know anything about it, let alone have experienced it. This isolation has protected one of its most valuable assets - its wilderness and to some degree, its wildlife. Late …
  • 13 days
  • $7200 - $10300 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Europe, Russia, Russia, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Commander Islands, Goven Peninsula, Bukhta Natalii, Meinypil'gyno, …
Taking a zodiac into the village.
Kermadecs - Land of Dreams
Few people would know where these subtropical islands are. That is one of their many attractions, visitors are rare. They lie 1000km north-east of New Zealand about half way to Tonga and well off the main shipping routes. There are four islands within …
  • 11 days
  • $2700 - $4000 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South Pacific, Australia, L'Esperance Rock, Curtis Island, Raoul Island, Tauranga, Macauley Island
Travelers watch an Orca come to the surface
Marine Mammals of the Pacific Northwest
You are invited to join this 15-day cruise as it embarks on the ultimate whale-and marine mammal-watching expedition in the Russian Far East. This part of the world is amazingly rich in marine live and is a major feeding ground for numerous migratory …
  • 15 days
  • $7000 - $10000 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Europe, Russia, Russia, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Commander Islands, Bukhta Russkaya, Second Kuril Strait, Sakhalin Island, …
Locals of Papua New Guinea dressed in traditional headdress.
Melanesia Discoverer
Uncover the hidden gems of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. From the culturally rich arterial of the Sepik River sail north across the Bismarck Sea to the remote shores of Manus and Mussau Islands. Manus has the lowest density of people in all …
  • 14 days
  • $6995 - $11500 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Honiara, Rabaul, Kavieng, Madang, Sepik River, Bougainville, Manus, Mussa Island, …
Onekotan Island presents a unique landscape
Russia's Ring of Fire
Nowhere is the Pacific Ring of Fire more dramatic than in Russia's Far East. Along one of the world's most active plate boundaries, the Pacific plate subducts under the North American plate resulting in volcanic and geothermal activity that has built a …
  • 13 days
  • $7300 - $11000 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Europe, Russia, Russia, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Commander Islands, Bukhta Russkaya, Zhupnova River, Onekotan, …
A sunset over Siberia
Sea of Okhotsk: Okhotsk & Sakhalin
The upper regions of the Sea of Okhotsk remain frozen for much of the year and winter storms make it an inhospitable place. Despite frequent fishing, whaling, and oil drilling - wildlife thrives in this region, including the beautifully-marked Ribbon …
  • 17 days
  • $6700 - $10300 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Europe, Russia, Russia, Iony Island, Okhotski Town, Talan Island, Koni Peninsula, Yamskiye Islands, …
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Local of Melanesia wears a traditional headdress.
Secrets of Melanesia
Sail into a world that few have ever experienced: idyllic islands and isolated villages where unique time-honored traditions and elaborately costumed dancers welcome us into their world. Sail from Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, to discover …
  • 11 days
  • $5995 - $9995 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South Pacific, Honiara, Santa Ana Island, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Port Vila, Efate, Nendo Island, Malekula, Santa Isabel Island, San Jorge Island, Malaita, …
Views from the Spirit of Enderby's Western Pacific Odyssey
Western Pacific Odyssey
First offered in 2007, the "WPO" is known as a "must do" expedition for any birder because of the opportunities this voyage provides to see some of the rarest pelagic seabirds in the world. The area is also rich in marine mammal life. And if you tire of …
  • 31 days
  • $11000 - $16400 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Asia, South Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, Honiara, Norfolk Island, Rennell Island, Makira Island, Kolombangara Island, …

The Spirit of Enderby is perfect for expedition travel. It carries just 48 passengers in very comfortable accommodations with semi-private and private bath facilities. The cuisine is excellent and is prepared by top New Zealand and Australian chefs. The Spirit of Enderby measures 72 meters in length and is fully ice-strengthened. Powered by two 1,560 horse power diesel engines. It is capable of speeds of up to 12 knots.

The real focus and emphasis of every expedition aboard the Spirit of Enderby is getting you ashore as often as possible for as long as possible with maximum safety and comfort. Expeditions are accompanied by some of the most experienced naturalists and guides, who have devoted a lifetime to field research in the areas that you visit. The ship is crewed by a very enthusiastic and most experienced Russian Capitan and crew.

Life onboard Spirit of Enderby
The Spirit of Enderby was designed and built as a Research Vessel and still undertakes some research work when not involved with passenger cruises. Ship amenities and services include:

The Bar: ‘Globe’
Situated on the Middle deck aft (400 level cabins), enjoy the range of beverages available (beers, wines, soft drinks and spirits). Opening hours are variable, depending on the activities of the day onboard (e.g. lectures, landings). Opening hours are indicated on daily program.

Dining Room: ‘Ice Culture’
Australian and New Zealand chefs will delight you with international cuisine, prepared with the freshest products available. The chefs onboard can prepare food according to your special dietary needs (providing this information in advance of departure date, specified on the booking form). The Spirit of Enderby regrets to inform that Kosher, Halal and Vegan meals are NOT available onboard.

Expedition Equipment:
Carried on the Spirit of Enderby is a fleet of RIB’s, (rigid inflatable boats) sometimes referred to as zodiacs. These extremely safe and stable craft will land you at some of the most amazing places. Also, specially designed and built Hovercraft give you unprecedented capability in Antarctica, allowing you to land in places that are inaccessible to other ships.

Library:
A well stocked library is located on the Middle Deck. Guests are welcome to use it at any time. The Library carries card and board games and is equipped with electricity outlets to facilitate the use of laptops, video cameras and digital cameras.

Lecture Room:
This room has seating for all the passengers to attend lectures and films screened during the voyage. It is well equipped for Power Point presentations, slide shows, video films and similar. It is located below the Lower Deck.

Medical Service:
The Spirit of Enderby carries a Medical Adviser and a well-equipped medical clinic situated on the Middle Deck. The medical adviser is available 24 hours a day.

Communications:
The Spirit of Enderby is equipped with the Iridium satellite phone for phone calls and for receiving and sending emails.

Accommodations aboard the Spirit of Enderby

Heritage Suite
Large lounge area, separate bedroom with double bed, single bed in the lounge, writing desk, wardrobe, drawers, and fridge. There is a private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. Large forward and side facing windows with great views.

Mini Suite
A small bedroom with a 3/4 bed and a single bed in the lounge, wardrobe, drawers, a desk and a private bathroom with shower. toilet and washbasin. This suite has windows.

Superior Plus
Cabins have two lower berths, wardrobe, drawers, a desk and a private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. These cabins have windows.

Superior
Cabins have one bunk (an upper and lower – two), wardrobe, drawers, a desk, a private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. These cabins have windows.

Main Deck
Cabins have two lower berths, wardrobe, drawers, a desk, washbasin. The nearby showers and toilets are shared with other Main deck cabins.

Main Deck Triple
This cabin has one bunk (one upper and one lower) and one lower berth, wardrobe, drawers, a desk and washbasin. The nearby showers and toilets are shared with other Main deck cabins.

The History of Spirit of Enderby
The name Spirit of Enderby honors the work and the vision of the Enderby Brothers of London. The Enderby Captains were at the forefront of Antarctic exploration for almost 40 years in the early 1800’s. It also celebrates Enderby Island, arguably the greatest Sub-antarctic Island in the world.

Stateroom on the Spirit of Enderby
Main Deck Triple
Main Deck, triple accommodations with shared bath facilities.
Main Deck Cabin
Main deck
Main Deck, two lower berth accommodations with shared bath facilities.
Spirit of Enderby's Superior Cabin.
Superior
Middle Deck, upper and lower berth accommodations, private bath facilities and window
Spirit of Enderby's Superor Plus Cabin.
Superior Plus
Upper and Middle Decks, two lower berth accommodations with private bath facilities and window
Stateroom on the Spirit of Enderby
Mini Suite
Upper deck, small bedroom with a 3/4 bed and a single bed in the lounge, private bath facilities and windows
Spirit of Enderby's Heritage Suite.
Heritage Suite
Upper Deck, large lounge area, separate bedroom with matrimonial bed, private bath facilities and panoramic windows
Spirit of Enderby's Deck Plan.
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