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Max Passengers: 210
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship
Operated by: Iceland Pro Cruises

The superyacht Ocean Diamond is excellent for Arctic expeditions, thanks to two stabilizers that greatly minimize roll and an ice-resistant hull (ice class 1D). As a result of the ship's small size, she can carry guests to destinations not usually included in standard cruise itineraries.

There are 210 guests allowed on board the Ocean Diamond, which has state-of-the-art amenities and top-notch personnel, including bilingual expedition directors and guides. Elegantly furnished, all 109 of the ship's cabins and suites come equipped with modern conveniences and access to the outside. Using the ship's zodiacs to explore the coast is an option. In the evenings, travelers can relax in the Polar Library, which has a wide selection of literature and DVDs, or take in the stunning Arctic scenery from the panoramic salon.

Plug/ Voltage type Onboard: 2 pin Continental Flag
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Cabins

Ocean Diamond's Triple Cabin.
T - Triple Cabin
204-sq. ft., Deck 4, 2 twin beds and 1 upper bed, private bathroom with shower and bathtub, TV with DVD-player, wardrobe, safe, refrigerator, individual temperature controls, satellite telephone access, hairdryer, and two portholes
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P - Outside Cabin with Porthole
204-sq. ft., Deck 3 - Outside cabins in this category feature a double bed or two twin beds and a private bathroom with a shower. They are roomy and feature a TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, individual temperature controls, satellite telephone access and hairdryer. All cabins of this category were redecorated in 2018.
Ocean Diamond Cat O
O - Outside Cabin - Obstructed View
204-sq. ft., Deck 5 & 6, Outside cabins in Category O feature a double bed or two twin beds as well as a private bathroom with a shower. Each cabin is equipped with a TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, individual temperature controls, hairdryer and satellite telephone access. The view through the picture window is obstructed by the ship’s lifeboats. All cabins of this category were redecorated in 2017.
D - Outside Cabin
183 - 204-sq. ft., Deck 5 & 6, Outside cabins in Category D with double bed or two twin beds as well as a private bathroom with shower. The cabin also includes a TV, wardrobe and refrigerator. Further amenities include individual temperature controls, hairdryer and satellite telephone access. A picture window provides great unrestricted views of the ocean and landscapes. All cabins of this category were redecorated in 2017 and 2018.
A - Balcony Suite
323-sq. ft., Deck 7, double bed or 2 twin beds, private bathroom with shower and bathtub, sitting area, TV with DVD-player, wardrobe, safe, refrigerator, individual temperature controls, satellite telephone access, hairdryer, and a full-size window. Enjoy the view from floor-to-ceiling windows or a balcony that can be accessed via a sliding door.

Deckplan

Ocean Diamond IPC

Ocean Diamond Cabins, Staterooms, and Decks

Ocean Diamond cabins provide exterior views through windows or portholes (though some are obstructed). The ship has several suites, including ten on the Observation Deck. Each suite contains a double or two twin beds and sitting space. There is a double bed or two twins in twin cabins and an upper berth in triple cabins. Please see the above Ocean Diamond deck plan and cabin photos.

Booking one of the specialized single cabins, including a double bed, allows solo travelers to avoid paying an extra or being paired with an assigned roommate. Except for the porthole singles, all accommodations include bathtubs and showers. All categories include flat-screen TVs and DVD players. 

Dining

Ocean Diamond features a buffet-style breakfast and lunch. Breakfast options are extensive, including various eggs, meats, fruits, and more. Lunch is served with four main meal selections. There are three entrees to choose from in the three-course dinner, with food consistently fresh and carefully prepared.

The dress code for the ship is relaxed. The captain's cocktail party and the farewell cocktail party are appropriate for a smart-casual ensemble.
 

Onboard Amenities

-TVs and DVD players with flat-screen displays
- A trained bartender handling the bar 
- Presentations by local specialists in the field
- Wellness programs and Therapeutic massage
- A library stocked with arctic literature and DVDs - Internet access
- Auditorium designed in the form of a theatre, equipped with cutting-edge audiovisual technology
 

Ocean Diamond Ship Specifications

Registry: Bahamas
Also known as Song of Flower, Le Diamant, Explorer Starship, Begonia, Femhil
Launched: 1974
Built by: KMV ((Kristiansand Mekaniske Verksted) in Norway
Owner: SunStone Ships
Crew: 106
Guests:210
Deck: 6
Ice Class:1D
Length:124 meters (407 ft)
Width:16 meters
Speed:16 Knots
Voltage onboard: w220V

MV Ocean Diamond Cruise Ship Iceland Itineraries 2022-2023

Embark on a voyage around Iceland's coast in the Ocean Diamond, a vessel that is both spacious and compact enough to fit into the island's smallest coves and harbors. From Reykjavik, head to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Siglufjördur, Akureyri, Lake Myvatn, Seydisfjördur, Höfn, the Vatnajökull glacier, and the Westman Islands. 

Price starts from $2,045 for a 7-day Best of Iceland Cruise to $3,025 for a 10-day Iceland Circumnavigation.  

About Iceland ProCruises

Discover Iceland and Greenland with Iceland ProCruises on a leisurely expedition cruise aboard Ocean Diamond and MS Seaventure.

Iceland ProCruises and Iceland ProTravel are owned by Gumundur Kjartansson, an Iceland native, and Ann-Cathrin Bröcker, a Luxembourg resident. Both have almost two decades of expertise in Iceland's tourism industry.

Learn about the "Land of Fire and Ice." from the locals. An Icelandic-based exploration team gives you a unique opportunity to learn about the country from a new perspective. Try some of the local brews during a beer tasting or listen to Icelandic music. Iceland ProCruises' tour guides and lecturers have a wealth of knowledge of the country and its people and have worked for them for many years. Onboard the ship or onshore excursions, share in the enthusiasm of the expedition team for this icy wonderland. 
 

Ocean Diamond "Green Initiatives"

-Improvements in water conservation
-Decreasing and eliminating the usage of single-use plastics 
-use of biodegradable cleaning and shampoo products

Is Joining a Cruise the Best Way to See Iceland?

Cruising to Iceland gets you to attractions easier than by car. You won't have to worry about a thing because everything is taken care of. There's no need to rent a car, stay in a hotel, or plan meals.
 

Ocean Diamond Ship Reviews

Many guests say that Ocean Diamond cruises are among their favorite vacations ever. At this point, Iceland ProCruises excels in the cruise industry. Native Icelanders'll accompany you on your tour. An Icelandic entrepreneur owns Iceland ProCruises, and the name of the company is Icelandic, so it makes sense.

Contact Adventure-life Iceland specialists if you'd like to book a spot on the Ocean Diamond, an eco-friendly ship with local Icelandic guides from Iceland Procruises.

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