Ocean Endeavour is a comfortable, well-appointed small expedition ship expertly engineered to explore the Polar Regions. The ship has an ice-strengthened hull, Zodiacs for exploration and remote landings, and advanced navigation equipment. The newly-refurbished vessel offers a superb guest experience with an expansive choice of cabin categories, large common areas, a sundeck and observation area, plenty of deck space for polar landscape viewing, and lounges for learning and reflection. The ship’s interiors have a contemporary aesthetic that provides a bright and spacious feel throughout.

Endeavour is also the only polar expedition ship in Antarctica focused on health and wellness, and offers a contemporary approach to cuisine and newly-designed health and fitness features. Facilities include a spa serviced by organic spa provider VOYA, His & Hers saunas, a salt water pool, a gym, and a juice and smoothie bar. Complimentary activities include yoga and stretching classes, an exclusive Polar Photography program, the Scientists in Residence program, and more adventure activities than any other Quark vessel.

Ship Specs

  • Staff and Crew 124
  • Guests 199
  • Length 137 metres
  • Breadth 11 metres
  • Draft 5.6 metres
  • Ice Class 1B
  • Cruising Speed 15 knots
  • Propulsion 4 Skoda Sulzer Engines, 4,355 horsepower per engine
  • Lifeboats 6 fully enclosed, 8 Liferafts
  • Registered Bahamas

Ship Amenities

  • Elevator (accessing decks 4, 5 and 6 only)
  • Bar staffed by a professional bar tender (drinks added to ship board account)
  • 24 hour tea and coffee available
  • Presentation lounge
  • Polar library
  • 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)
  • Gym and wellness facilities (see Wellness Amenities for details)

Cabin Amenities

  • All cabins have ensuite facilities
  • All cabins (except triple interior and single interior) have external views
  • Cabins serviced daily
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Shower gel and shampoo provided
  • In room safe
  • Climate Control
  • Electrical current 220 volts.  Plugs are standard European two round pin plugs

Adventure Options

  • Kayaking (all departures)*
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding (all departures)*
  • Camping (select departures)*
  • Cross Country Skiing (select departures)*
  • Mountaineering (select departures)*
  • Snowshoeing (select departures)

*These adventure options need to be booked and paid in advance.  Numbers are limited

Other Inclusions on the Ocean Endeavour

  • 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
  • All shore landings and zodiac cruising according to the daily programme
  • All luggage handling on board the ship
  • All port charges and taxes
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum of US$100,000 per person
  • Photography programme with expert guide
  • Complimentary wine with dinner
  • Buenos Aires flight and transfer package including 1 nights’ accommodation in Buenos Aires, group transfer from the hotel to the airport in Buenos Aires, return charter flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, all transfers in Ushuaia, excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park after disembarkation.  PLEASE NOTE this package does not include an arrival transfer in Buenos Aires

Ocean Endeavour Wellness Amenities

  • VOYA spa treatments and beauty products (charges apply)
  • Juice and Smoothie bar (charges apply)
  • Yoga and stretching classes
  • His & Hers saunas
  • Well equipped gym
  • Heated salt water pool

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