Ocean Diamond

EXPEDITION (189 GUESTS)

Introduction

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.

DATES AND PRICES

Special Offer:
Save from 10-30% on Ocean Diamond voyages. Offer excludes triple cabins and the voyage departing on 18 Dec 2019. Valid on new bookings made by 6 September 2018.  Discount applies to voyage only. The promotion may change or be discontinued at any time.

All voyages are in $AU

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDays StartsEndsTripleSingle PortholeSingle Obstrcuted ViewTwin Obstrcuted ViewTwin WindowSuiteBalcony Suite
Antarctic Explorer7 Nov 19
17 Nov 1911UshuaiaUshuaia$9,800$17,400$17,400$14,100$14,700$16,000$16,100
Early Booking Price$9,800$13,050$13,050$10,575$11,025$11,200$11,270
South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula16 Nov 191 Dec 1916UshuaiaUshuaia$14,800$26,200$26,200$21,600$22,300$24,300$24,700
Early Booking Price$14,800$22,270$22,270$18,360$18,955$19,440$19,760
Antarctic Explorer8 Dec 1919 Dec 1912UshuaiaUshuaia$11,400$20,300$20,300$16,500$17,200$18,600$18,800
Early Booking Price$11,400$17,255$17,255$14,025$14,620$14,880$15,040
Crossing the Antarctic Circle via Falklands & South Georgia18 Dec 199 Jan 2023UshuaiaUshuaia$22,900$40,500$40,500$33,300$34,300$37,400$38,100
Crossing the Antarctic Circle08 Jan 2021 Jan 2014UshuaiaUshuaia$12,600$22,300$22,300$18,200$19,100$21,200$21,600
Early Booking Price$12,600$20,070$20,070$16,380$17,190$18,020$18,360
Antarctic Explorer07 Feb 2017 Feb 2011UshuaiaUshuaia$10,300$18,300$18,300$14,800$15,500$16,800$16,900
Early Booking Price$10,300$15,555$15,555$12,580$13,175$13,440$13,520
Crossing the Antarctic Circle16 Feb 2029 Feb 2014UshuaiaUshuaia$12,600$22,300$22,300$18,200$19,100$21,200$21,600
Early Booking Price$12,600$17,840$17,840$14,560$15,280$15,900$16,200

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 itinerary, 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 Cruises and hikes.

Optional Excursions

Kayaking
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. Additional Cost: AU$1410

Camping
Camping Antarctica

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: 7 Nov 2019, 8 Dec 2019, 18 Dec 2019, and 8 Jan 2020. Additional Cost: AU$420

2019-20 VOYAGES

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

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.
We will tailor the perfect holiday to suit your needs.