A new addition to our fleet for the Antarctic 2017 – 2018 season, the Island Sky takes things up a notch in comfort and service.  This all suite vessel carries just 106 passengers and boasts spacious cabins including several balcony suites, beautifully appointed lounge and dining room and a purpose built presentation space.  With ample deck space, this ship is a great platform from which to explore the beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Ship Specs

  • Staff and Crew 70
  • Guests 106
  • Length 91 metres
  • Breadth 15 metres
  • Draft 4 metres
  • Propulsion 2 B&W Man diesel engines, 4750 horsepower
  • Ice Class 1D
  • Cruising Speed 12 knots
  • Registration Bahamas
  • Lifeboats 4 fully enclosed

Ship Amenities

  • Elevator accessing all decks
  • Bar staffed by a professional bar tender
  • 24 hour tea and coffee available
  • Theatre style auditorium for presentations
  • Polar library containing a collection of Polar books and DVD’s
  • Clinic with licensed Doctor
  • Wifi in certain public areas (data usage charges apply)
  • Optional webmail account for email (charges apply)
  • Ship to Shore telephone communications (charges apply)
  • Polar boutique selling essentials, souvenirs and clothing
  • On board laundry service (charges apply)

Cabin Amenities

  • All cabins have ensuite facilities
  • All cabins are 21 – 22 metres square
  • All cabins have external views
  • All cabins have a separate seating area
  • All cabins have spacious closets
  • Bedding in all cabins can either be twin or double
  • Cabins serviced daily
  • In room refrigerators
  • Flat Screen TV’s and DVD players
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower gel and shampoo provided
  • In room safe
  • Climate control
  • Electrical current 110 volts.  Plugs are American two pronged plugs.  Clients travelling from    outside of North America will need a 220v/110v converter

Adventure Options

There are no Adventure options offered on the island Sky

Other Inclusions on the Island Sky

  • Expedition Parka to keep
  • Expedition boots on loan
  • Downloadable Photographic journal documenting your voyage
  • Presentations by the Expedition team and onboard experts
  • All meals and snacks on board·        
  • A selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks included (except top shelf)
  • All shore landings and zodiac cruising according to the daily programme
  • All luggage handling on board the ship
  • Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas or Buenos Aires to Ushuaia (as the itinerary dictates) included
  • All port charges and taxes
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum of US$100,000 per person