Ocean Diamond

EXPEDITION (189 GUESTS)

Introduction to the Ocean Diamond

The Ocean Diamond is a modern and stable expedition ship. She carries a maximum of 189 passengers, and with two stabilizers and an ice-strengthened hull, this outstanding vessel is ideal for Antarctic expeditions. The Ocean Diamond has 101 elegantly designed cabins and suites, all with exterior views, and expansive common spaces, a club lounge, and a spacious restaurant. The ship offers numerous adventure options, e.g. Camping, Kayaking & Paddle-boarding. After a full day of exploration, a seat in the panoramic observation lounge offers the chance to reflect on the day’s experiences.

OCEAN DIAMOND DATES AND PRICES

OCEAN DIAMOND 2019-20 DATES AND PRICES

Ocean Diamond Special Offer

Save up to 40% on selected Ocean Diamond voyages. Offer excludes triple cabins. Valid on new bookings made by 29 November 2019.  Discount applies to voyage only. The promotion may change or be discontinued at any time.

Prices are in AU$ per person twin share or triple share (except in single cabins)

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDaysStarts / EndsTripleSingle PortholeSingle Obstrcuted ViewTwin Obstrcuted ViewTwin WindowSuiteBalcony Suite
South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula16 Nov 20191 Dec 201916Ushuaia$15,400$27,200$27,200$22,400$23,100$25,200$25,600
Special Offer$15,400$16,320$16,320$13,440$13,860$15,120$15,360
Antarctic Explorer8 Dec 201919 Dec 201912Ushuaia$11,900$21,100$21,100$17,100$17,900$19,300$19,500
Special Offer$11,900$12,660$12,660$10,260$10,740$11,580$11,700
Crossing the Antarctic Circle via Falklands & South Georgia18 Dec 20199 Jan 202023Ushuaia$23,700$41,900$41,900$34,500$35,500$38,700$39,500
Special Offer$23,700$33,520$33,520$27,600$28,400$30,960$31,600
Crossing the Antarctic Circle08 Jan 202021 Jan 202014Ushuaia$13,000$23,100$23,100$18,900$19,800$21,900$22,400
Special Offer$13,000$18,480$18,480$15,120$15,840$17,520$17,920
Antarctic Explorer07 Feb 202017 Feb 202011Ushuaia$10,700$19,000$19,000$15,400$16,100$17,400$17,600
Special Offer$10,700$15,200$15,200$12,320$12,880$13,920$14,080
Crossing the Antarctic Circle16 Feb 202029 Feb 202014Ushuaia$13,000$23,100$23,100$18,900$19,800$21,900$22,400

OCEAN DIAMOND 2019-20 CRUISES

For more information on the voyages we offer, call 1300 668 112 or email contact@antarcticatravelcentre.com.au

OCEAN DIAMOND 2020-21 DATES AND PRICES

Ocean Diamond Early Booking Offer

Save up to 30% on selected Ocean Diamond cruises and cabins. Offer excludes triple cabins. Valid on new bookings made by 30 January 2020.  Discount applies to cruise only. The promotion may change or be discontinued at any time.

Prices are in AU$ per person based on twin share or triple share (except for single cabins).

Trip NameStart DateEnd DateDaysStart / EndTripleSingle PortholeSingle Obst. ViewTwin Obst. ViewTwin WindowSuiteBalcony Suite
Antarctic Explorer4 Nov 202014 Nov 202011Ushuaia$11,300$19,500$19,500$15,800$16,500$18,000$18,800
Early Booking Offer4 Nov 2020$11,300$14,625$14,625$11,850$12,375$14,400$15,040
Antarctic Explorer13 Nov 202023 Nov 202011Ushuaia$11,300$19,500$19,500$15,800$16,500$18,000$18,800
Early Booking Offer13 Nov 2020$11,300$14,625$14,625$11,850$12,375$14,400$15,040
Antarctic Explorer9 Dec 202019 Dec 202011Ushuaia$11,300$20,300$20,300$16,500$17,300$18,800$19,500
Early Booking Offer9 Dec 2020$11,300$14,210$14,210$11,550$12,110$14,100$14,625
Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia18 Dec 20209 Jan 202123Ushuaia$24,800$45,000$45,000$36,000$38,300$40,500$42,800
Early Booking Offer$24,800$36,000$36,000$28,800$30,640$34,425$36,380
Crossing the Circle8 Jan 202121 Jan 202114Ushuaia$13,500$24,000$24,000$19,500$21,000$22,500$23,300
Early Booking Offer8 Jan 2021$13,500$21,600$21,600$17,550$18,900$22,500$23,300
Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica20 Jan 20218 Feb 202120Ushuaia$20,300$36,000$36,000$29,300$30,800$33,000$34,500
Early Booking Offer20 Jan 2021$20,300$30,600$30,600$24,905$26,180$33,000$34,500
Antarctic Explorer16 Feb 202126 Feb 202111Ushuaia$11,300$19,500$19,500$15,800$16,500$18,000$18,800
Early Booking Offer16 Feb 2021$11,300$15,600$15,600$12,640$13,200$18,000$18,800
Crossing the Circle25 Feb 202110 Mar 202114Ushuaia$13,500$23,300$23,300$18,800$20,300$21,800$22,500
Early Booking Offer25 Feb 2021$13,500$17,475$17,475$14,100$15,225$18,530$19,125

OCEAN DIAMOND 2020-21 CRUISES

For more information on the voyages we offer, call 1300 668 112 or email contact@antarcticatravelcentre.com.au

Ocean Diamond Optional Activities

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Paddling (AU$420)

Sign up for a guided, one-time, one-hour paddle on our sit-on-top kayaks. Stable and unencumbered, they are perfect for anyone with little to no kayaking experience.
Available on all voyages.

Kayaking Antarctica

Explore the shores of Antarctica onboard a kayak. Glide past ice formations, penguin colonies and marine wildlife. You will be in groups of up to 12 with an experienced kayak guide who will take you to interesting locations, many that can only able to be reached by kayaks.
Available on all voyages.

Kayaking (AU$1,410)

Camping Antarctica

Camping (AU$420)

Experience complete silence and 24 hours of daylight camping on Antarctica. The ship is equipped with all the equipment all you need to bring along is a sense of adventure. This activity is subject to weather conditions.
Available on voyages:
8 Dec, 18 Dec 2019 and 8 Jan 2020.
4 Nov, 13 Nov, 30 Nov 2020, 9 Dec, 18 Dec 2020, 8 Jan 2021.

Ocean Diamond Cabins

Ocean Diamond Balcony-Suite

The Balcony Suites are approximately 30 square metres in size, including the balcony, this suite has one double bed or two twin beds, and a full-size window with a sliding glass door that leads to a private deck with chairs. Located on the Observation Deck, this suite has a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

The Suites are approximately 37 square metres in size, these suites have one double bed or two twin beds, and two picture windows. Located on the Main Deck, these suites have a separate sitting area with sofas, two easy chairs, a small table, and a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

Ocean Diamond Twin Window Deck-4

The Twin Window cabins are between 17 and 19 square metres in size, these cabins have one double bed or two twin beds, and a picture window. Located on the Upper, Main and Captain’s Decks, these cabins have a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

Ocean Diamond Twin-Window-Deck-6

The Twin Obstructed View cabins have approximately 19 square metres in size, these cabins have one double bed or two twin beds, and a picture window (the view is obstructed). Located on the Captain’s Deck, these cabins have a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

Ocean Diamond Cabin Single Obstructed View

The Single Obstructed View cabins are approximately 19 square metres in size, these cabins have one double bed, and a picture window (the view is obstructed by the lifeboats). Located on the Captain’s Deck these cabins have a private bathroom with bathtub and shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

Ocean Diamond Cabin Single Porthole

The Single Porthole Cabins are approximately 19 square metres in size, these cabins have one double bed and two portholes. Located on the Lower Deck, these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

Ocean Diamond Triple Cabin

Approximately 19 square metres in size, this cabin has a two twin beds and an upper bed, and two portholes (Note: cabin 332 has three lower beds). Located on the Lower Deck, these cabins have a private bathroom with bathtub and
shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

Deck Plan

deck-plan

Ship Details

Lounge area and Cafe
Lecture Theatre
Observation Decks
Dining Area
Medical Clinic
Elevator
Library
Gift Shop
Reception

Ocean Diamond itineraries that disembark from Ushuaia include:
1 night accommodation in Ushuaia on day 1 of the itinerary
Group transfer to the ship on day of embarkation;
Group transfer to airport or central location upon disembarkation in Ushuaia;

Ocean Diamond itineraries that begin in Punta Arenas include:
1 night accommodation in Punta Arenas on day one of the itinerary
Group transfer to the airport for flight to King George Island
Flights from Punta Arenas to King George Island
Group transfer to accommodation on second last day of the itineary
1 night accommodation on last night of the itinerary

All voyages include:
Rubber boots to borrow for shore landings for the time of the cruise
Expedition parka to keep
Zodiac Excursions and hikes
Presentations and lectures
Digital Voyage Log
All meals onboard
Water, soft drink, juice, tea and coffee
House beer and wine is served with dinner and is complimentary (all other alcoholic beverages will be charged to your account)
Eco friendly reusable water bottle

Ocean Adventurer Passenger

Guests: 189
Staff and Crew: 144
Lifeboats: 2 Fully Enclosed
Dimensions: Length: 124m Breadth: 16m Draft: 4.9m
Propulsion: 2x Wichmann Engines, 7375 horsepower
Speed: 15.5 knots maximum
Built: 1974 (rebuilt 1986, refurbished 2012)
Ice Class: 1D
Operator: Quark Expeditions

We will tailor the perfect holiday to suit your needs.