Sail aboard the Ocean Diamond, a modern, stable super-yacht and experience Quark's Antarctica.

This is the fastest ship in the fleet meaning less time spent crossing the Drake Passage and more time spent exploring.  Carrying a maximum of 189 passengers, this outstanding vessel features on board facilities such as a well-stocked polar library, a purpose built presentation room and a panoramic observation lounge on the top deck to sit and watch the spectacular scenery go by. The Ocean Diamond is the first certified carbon neutral ship to operate in Antarctic waters and is staffed by a dedicated and passionate team of experts and guides.

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Boat features

Classification Expedition Ship
Total number of passengers 189
Total number of crew 144
Guide Naturalist guides, ornathologist, marine biologist, historian, photographer, geologist
Regions Antarctica
Gym with a selection of fitness equipment
Polar library containing the largest collection of Polar books and DVD’s afloat
Theatre style auditorium for presentations
Clinic with licensed Doctor
Bar staffed by a professional bar tender (drinks added to ship board account)
24 hour tea and coffee available
Wifi in certain public areas (data usage charges apply)
Polar boutique selling essentials, souvenirs and clothing
Ship to Shore telephone communications (charges apply)
Optional webmail account for email (charges apply)
On board laundry service (charges apply)
Expedition parka to keep
Expedition boots on loan
Flat Screen TV’s and DVD players
Bathrobes
Hairdryer
Electrical current 220 volts. Plugs are standard European two round pin plugs
Elevator accessing all decks
Length 124 metres (407 feet)
Width 16 metres (52 feet)
Decks 7
Year built 1974
Built in Norway
Ice class 1D
Cruise speed 15.5 knots
Electricity Electrical Supply 220 volts, 50 Hz
Life rafts 2 fully enclosed

Cabin features

Located on the Observation deck - Deck 6
Approximately 30 sq. m (325 sq, ft.) including the balcony
Two lower berths or double bed
Full size window with glass sliding door to balcony
Ensuite bathroom with hairdryer and bathrobes
Television and DVD player
In room safe and mini fridge
Located on the main deck, midships - deck 3
Approximately 37 sq. m (400 sq. ft)
Two lower berths or double bed and separate sitting room
Two picture windows
2 ensuite bathrooms with hairdryer and bathrobes
Television and DVD player in each room
In room safe and mini fridge in each room
Located on the Captain's Deck - Deck 5
Approximately 19 sq. m (200 sq. ft)
Double bed plus sofa converts to single bed for 3rd person
Picture window (the view is obstructed by lifeboats)
Ensuite bathroom with hairdryer and bathrobes
Television and DVD player
In room safe and mini fridge
Located on Lower deck, midships- deck 2
Approximately 19 sq. m (200 sq. ft)
Double bed
Two portholes
Ensuite bathroom with hairdryer and bathrobes
Television and DVD player
In room safe and mini fridge
Twin Window cabin Ocean Diamond
Located on the Upper, Main or Captain's decks - Decks 4, 5 or 3
Approximately 17-19 sq. m (183-200 sq. ft.)
Two lower berths or double bed
Picture window
Ensuite bathroom with hairdryer and bathrobes
Television and DVD player
In room safe and mini fridge
Twin Obstructed View cabin Ocean Diamond
Located on the Captain's and Upper decks - Decks 5 and 4
Approximately 19 sq. m (200 sq. ft.)
Two lower berths or double bed
Picture window with obstructed view
Ensuite bathroom with hairdryer and bathrobes
Television and DVD player
In room safe and mini fridge
Triple cabin Ocean Diamond
Located on the Lower Deck - Deck 2
Approximately 19 sq. m (200 sq. ft.)
Two lower berths and one upper berth/bunk (accessed via a ladder)
Two portholes (please note, these may be covered during sea days or rough weather)
Ensuite bathroom with hairdryer and bathrobes
Television and DVD player
In room safe and mini fridge

Deck plan

Deck Plan of Ocean Diamond ship

Trips aboard the Ocean Diamond

Trip Name Days From CHF
Antarctic Explorer from Ushuaia 11 day

11

7910

Antarctic Peninsula, Falkland Islands & South Georgia from Ushuaia

20

14240

Crossing the Antarctic Circle from Ushuaia

14

9490

Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia

23

25240

South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula from Ushuaia

16

15820