Spirit of Enderby

Exterior image of the 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.
Icebergs in the arctic.
  • 15 days
  • $9800 - $13100 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
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
Join the Spirit of Enderby for an Antarctica Birding tour! This 17 day tour focuses on the birds of the Subantarctic Islands and takes you to The Snares, Port of Bluff, and the Macquarie Islands.
  • 17 days
  • $10000 - $15000 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South Pacific, New Zealand, Macquarie Island, Campbell Island
A Victoria Crowned Pigeon.
Birding the Pacific
Melanesia is comprised of thousands of islands, large and small. These islands boast lush tropical rainforest packed with many endemic birds and other wildlife. The seas surrounding the islands are some of the richest in the world in terms of marine …
  • 17 days
  • $8900 - $13100 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling, Expedition Cruising
Places:
South Pacific, Fiji, Honiara, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Port Vila, Efate, Nendo Island, Suva, Ogea Levu, Kadavu Island, Tongoa, …
Traveler photographing the unique plant life.
  • 13 days
  • $6000 - $9500 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Macquarie Island, The Snares, Enderby Island, Campbell Island, Dunedin, Hobart, …
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
  • $2200 - $3500 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South Pacific, Australia, L'Esperance Rock, Curtis Island, Raoul Island, Tauranga, Macauley 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:
Whale Watching, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Honiara, Rabaul, Kavieng, Madang, Sepik River, Bougainville, Manus, Mussa Island, …
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:
Expedition Cruising, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South Pacific, Honiara, Santa Ana Island, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Port Vila, Efate, Nendo Island, Malekula, Santa Isabel Island, San Jorge Island, Malaita, …
Penguins rushing up the rocky shore.
  • 8 days
  • $3800 - $6000 USD
Ship:
Spirit of Enderby
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
South Pacific, New Zealand, Invercargill, The Snares, Enderby Island, Campbell Island, Camley Harbor

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.
Spirit of Enderby's Main Deck Twin 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.