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ex Ushuaia (Antarctic cruises, Antarctica)


Quick facts - Level: Standard | Passengers: 90 | Duration: 9-19 nights | Length: 278 feet | Cruising speed: 12 knots | Operator: Antarpply Expeditions

A comfortable ice-strengthened polar vessel, originally built for the United States agency NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration). She had an observation lounge, lecture theatre, dining room, bar and library and an outside viewing deck.


90 passengers


Experienced and knowledgeable expedition staff lead shore and zodiac excursions, and give daily lectures on board.


46 cabins on 2 decks. All have an outside view through either a window or porthole (on the lower decks). Some lower deck cabins share a bathroom with one other cabin (called 'semi-private').

When to go

Mid November to mid March.

Most itineraries either follow or are close variants of our standard Antarctica itineraries (

Cruises start and end in Ushuaia (Argentina).

For exact details of specific cruise departures please just contact us.

Twin with private facilities

11 cabins on the lower deck with private bathroom, two lower berths, and a porthole.

Premier Twin

6 twin cabins on the upper deck have private bathroom facilities, two lower single berths, and a window.

Single cabin

There are 2 single cabins on the upper deck, with a window and private bathroom facilities.


4 suites on the upper deck have windows, two single lower berths, private bathroom facilities, a sitting room, TV, DVD player and fridge.

Superior Twin

9 superior twin cabins on the upper deck each have windows, private bathroom facilities and two lower single berths.

Triple cabin

2 triple cabins, on the lower deck, have private bathroom facilities and a porthole.

Twin with shared facilities

12 cabins, on the lower deck, each have bunk beds and semi-private bathroom facilities (1 bathroom shared between 2 cabins). Each cabin is equipped with its own wash basin. They have a porthole.

Single supplement is 50% for a twin cabin and 100% for a suite.

A third berth is possible in the suites for a supplement.

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