Sylvia Earle

EXPEDITION-LUXURY (126-132 GUESTS)

Introduction to the Sylvia Earle

This purpose built expedition vessel, honours the highly accomplished marine biologist, oceanographer and explorer, Sylvia Earle and is the sister ship to the revolutionary Greg Mortimer. Accommodating on average 126 guests for each voyage, those lucky enough to experience an Antarctic journey can be assured of comfort and luxury coinciding with exploration and adventure.

 

Besides the same revolutionary Ulstein X BOW hull design like her sister ship the Greg Mortimer, the Sylvia Earle features a distinctive Glass Atrium Lounge at the bow of the ship with a stunning panoramic view on both port and starboard side, Lecture theatre and lounge, a swimming pool and jacuzzi where you can admire impressive scenery while watching the world go by.

 

Please Note: The Sylvia Earle is currently under construction so all images are renders.

Sylvia Earle Swimming Pool

SYLVIA EARLE DATES AND PRICES

SYLVIA EARLE 2022-23 DATES AND PRICES

Early Booking Offers

Save up to *20% on selected voyages/cabins. Contact us to find out more 1300 784 794
*Subject to change: correct as at 19 March 2022

All prices are in US$ per person, twin share (triple in triple cabins).

Click on Cruise Name below to view itinerary.

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateStarts / EndsDaysAurora Stateroom TripleAurora Superior Stateroom TwinBalcony Stateroom CBalcony Stateroom BBalcony Stateroom ASuperior Balcony StateroomJunior SuiteCaptain's Suite
Sub-Antarctic Safari - Falklands and South Georgia 4 Nov 202220 Nov 2022Santiago / Ushuaia17$17,595$20,595$21,195$21,595$22,195$26,795$32,195$37,595
Booking Offer - Subject to change$14,076$17,505$18,015$18,355$18,865$21,436$25,756
Spirit of Antarctica 19 Nov 202230 Nov 2022Ushuaia12$12,395$14,595$14,995$15,295$15,695$18,895$22,695$26,595
Booking Offer - Subject to change$9,916$12,405$12,745$13,000$13,226$13,340$18,156$21,276
Spirit of Antarctica 29 Nov 202210 Dec 2022Ushuaia12$12,895$15,095$15,495$15,895$16,295$19,695$23,595$27,595
Booking Offer - Subject to change$10,316$12,830$13,170$13,510$13,850$14,771$16,516$22,076
Spirit of Antarctica 9 Dec 202220 Dec 2022Ushuaia12$13,495$15,795$16,195$16,695$17,095$20,695$24,795$28,895
Booking Offer - Subject to change$12,636$13,765$14,190$14,530$16,556$18,596$23,116
South Georgia and Antarctic Odyssey 19 Dec 20228 Jan 2023Ushuaia21$24,495$28,695$29,495$30,095$30,895$37,395$44,995$52,595
Booking Offer - Subject to changeSold OutSold OutSold OutSold OutSold OutSold OutSold Out
Across the Antarctic Circle 7 Jan 202319 Jan 2023Ushuaia13$15,395$17,995$18,495$18,795$19,395$23,495$28,195$32,895
Booking Offer - Subject to change$12,316Sold Out$16,645$16,915Sold OutSold Out
Antarctic Explorer - Fly North 18 Jan 202328 Jan 2023Ushuaia / Punta Arenas11$13,995$16,095$16,595$16,895$17,295$20,695$24,595$28,495
Booking Offer - Subject to changeSold OutSold OutSold Out$15,205Sold OutSold Out$22,796
Antarctic Explorer - Fly Cruise 26 Jan 20236 Feb 2023Punta Arenas12$16,995$19,395$19,795$20,195$20,595$24,195$28,595$32,795
Booking Offer - Subject to change$13,596$17,165$17,815$17,165$18,535$26,236
Wild Antarctica 4 Feb 202315 Feb 2023Punta Arenas / Ushuaia12$14,295$16,495$16,995$17,295$17,695$20,995$24,895$28,795
Booking Offer - Subject to change$11,436$15,295$15,565$15,925Sold Out$21,160$23,036
Antarctic Explorer - Fly North 14 Feb 202324 Feb 2023Ushuaia / Punta Arenas11$13,995$16,095$16,595$16,895$17,295$20,695$24,595$28,495
Booking Offer - Subject to change
Antarctic Explorer - Fly Cruise 22 Feb 20235 Mar 2023Punta Arenas12$15,895$18,195$18,495$18,795$19,195$22,595$26,495$30,395
Booking Offer - Subject to change$12,716$15,465$15,720$15,975$17,275$19,205$21,196$24,316
Antarctic Explorer - Fly South3 Mar 202314 Mar 2023Punta Arenas / Ushuaia12$13,695$15,795$16,195$16,495$16,795$19,995$23,695$27,495
Booking Offer - Subject to change$10,956$14,575$14,020$14,275$15,996$17,771$21,996
Antarctic Complete - Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica 13 Mar 20234 Apr 2023Ushuaia23$23,895$27,995$28,795$29,295$30,195$36,495$43,995$51,395
Booking Offer - Subject to changeSold OutSold Out$26,365$27,175$35,196Sold Out

No single supplement applies for passengers willing to share. If you would prefer your own room the single supplement is 1.5 x the published twin rate.

SYLVIA EARLE 2022-23 CRUISES

SYLVIA EARLE 2023-24 DATES AND PRICES

All prices are in US$ per person, twin share (triple in triple cabins).

Click on Cruise Name below to view itinerary.

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateStarts/EndsDays Aurora Stateroom Triple ShareAurora Stateroom SuperiorBalcony Stateroom Category CBalcony Stateroom Category BBalcony Stateroom Category ABalcony Stateroom SuperiorJunior SuiteCaptain Suite
Spirit of Antarctica10/30/2023Ushuaia12$12,395$13,395$13,795$14,495$15,595$17,095$21,395$25,395
South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey11/09/2023Ushuaia21$24,095$26,195$26,895$28,295$30,495$33,295$41,795$49,495
Antarctic Peninsula In Depth11/28/2023Ushuaia15$16,695$18,195$18,595$19,595$21,095$23,095$28,895$34,295
Spirit of Antarctica12/11/2023Ushuaia12$13,995$15,195$15,595$16,495$17,695$19,295$24,295$28,795
South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey12/21/2023Ushuaia21$25,795$28,095$28,895$30,395$32,695$35,695$44,795$53,095
Spirit of Antarctica1/09/2024Ushuaia12$14,495$15,795$16,195$16,995$18,295$19,995$25,095$29,795
South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey1/19/2024Ushuaia24$28,895$31,495$32,295$33,995$36,595$39,995$50,195$59,495
Antarctic Explorer Express2/10/2024Ushuaia / Punta Arenas9$11,695$12,795$13,095$13,795$14,795$16,195$20,295$24,095
Across the Antarctic Circle2/25/2024Punta Arenas /Ushuaia14$16,195$17,695$18,095$19,095$20,495$22,395$28,095$33,395
Antarctic Circle and Weddell Sea3/08/2024Ushuaia18$20,695$22,495$23,095$24,295$26,095$28,495$35,795$42,495
Deep Weddell following Nordenskjold3/24/2024Ushuaia14$15,295$16,595$17,095$17,995$19,295$21,095$26,495$31,395

No single supplement applies for passengers willing to share. If you would prefer your own room the single supplement is 1.5 x the published twin rate.

SYLVIA EARLE 2023-24 CRUISES

SYLVIA EARLE OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Sea Kayaking (From US$1,260)

Immerse yourself in the incredible scenery of Antarctica onboard a kayak. Cruise past ice formations and see wildlife swim past as you glide along. 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.

Snowshoeing (From US$320)

Explore the remote wilderness of Antarctica by donning a pair of snow shoes and taking a hike with your guide just how intrepid explorers traversed in the years gone by. Having these shoes enables the ability to walk across the soft powder and climb the gentle slopes with ease.
Available on departures:
Spirit of Antarctica 7 Dec 2021, 9 Jan 2022.

Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula 4 Nov 2021, Solar Eclipse Voyage 23 Nov 2021, South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey 17 Dec 2021.

Camping Greg Mortimer

Camping (US$150)

Camping has become one of the most popular optional activities, with some passengers camping for the first time in their lives in Antarctica! All the equipment you need is provided for you to be able to experience a night on shore in Antarctica. Numbers are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
Available on departures:
Spirit of Antarctica 7 Dec 2021 & Solar Eclipse Voyage 23 Nov 2021.

Polar Snorkelling (From US$640)

Float through crystalline waters and discover the underwater worlds few have experienced. Your diving specialist guide will take you to the best sites for snorkelling to see wildlife and the underside of icebergs. You will explore offshore islands, tranquil bays and even shipwrecks.
Available on all departures

For more information on the voyages and activities available, call 1300 784 794 or email contact@antarcticatravelcentre.com.au

Sylvia Earle Cabins

Sylvia Earle - Aurora Stateroom Triple
Sylvia Earle - Aurora Stateroom Triple - Render

There are four Aurora Stateroom Triple cabins featuring portholes, all with private en-suites. Located on Deck 3, they’re close to the mudroom and loading platforms.

Syliva Earle - Aurora Stateroom Twin
Sylvia Earle - Aurora Stateroom Twin - Render

The Sylvia Earle features three Aurora Stateroom Twin cabins featuring portholes, all with private en-suites. Located on Deck 3, they’re close to the mudroom and loading platforms, perfect for adventurers who are looking for a comfortable base that’s close to the action.

Sylvia Earle - Aurora Stateroom Superior
Sylvia Earle - Aurora Stateroom Superior - Render

The Sylvia Earle features four Aurora Superior Stateroom cabins featuring french balconies, all with private en-suites. Located on Deck 7. The cabin size is between 20.1-22.3 square metres.

Sylvia Earle - Balcony Stateroom
Sylvia Earle - Balcony Stateroom Category C - Render

There are 14 Balcony Stateroom C cabins – which are the most economical, fitted with all the necessities and comfortable for up to 2 people. These cabins are scattered throughout Decks 4 and 6. The cabin and balcony combined size is between 21-24.8 square metres.

Sylvia Earle - Balcony Stateroom
Sylvia Earle - Balcony Stateroom Category B - Render

There are 17 Balcony Stateroom B cabins on board the Sylvia Earle. They are a standard cabin,with private en-suites and balconies. These cabins are located at the fore and aft of Decks 4 and 6. The cabin and balcony combined size is 21-24.8 square metres.

Sylvia Earle - Balcony Stateroom
Sylvia Earle - Balcony Stateroom Category A - Render

The 23 Balcony Stateroom A cabins are premium cabins and the most abundant on board. These cabins are located in preferred positions on Deck 4 and 6, which provide easy access between decks via the internal stairs or the elevator. The cabin and balcony combined size is between 24.1-31.3 square metres.

Sylvia Earle - Balcony Stateroom Superior
Sylvia Earle - Balcony Stateroom Superior - Render

There are five Balcony Stateroom Superior on board the Sylvia Earle measuring 28-37.7 square metres with a private balcony and en-suite. These suites are located on deck 4 and deck 6 with floor to ceiling windows and a comfortable desk area.

Sylvia Earle - Junior Suite
Sylvia Ealre - Junior Suite - Render

There are four Junior Suites on the Sylvia Earle and they feature a private balcony with an en-suite and a lounge and are located on Deck 7. The cabin and balcony combined size is between 42-43.5 square metres.

Sylvia Earle - Captains Suite
Sylvia Earle - Captains Suite - Render

The Captain’s Suite is 44.5 square metres with a private balcony, en-suite, walk-in wardrobe, en-suite and lounge.

Deck Plan

Sylvia Earle Deck Plan

Ship Details

Sylvia Earle - Exterior Ship Render

Lounge / lecture theatre
Library
Photography and art room
Gym, sauna and wellness centre
Sun deck
Jacuzzi’s / plunge pool
Observation lounge

Changing room/Mudroom

Viewing platforms
Hydraulic platforms
Zodiac launching platforms

Chinstrap & gentoo penguins

Fully-serviced accommodation in your chosen stateroom
Daily shore excursions, guided walks, Zodiac cruises and some activities*
Comprehensive pre-departure information kit and destination
resource guide
An experienced team of destination specialists and activity leaders
An informative and entertaining lecture program by our team of experts
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner including house wines, beer and soft
drinks, afternoon tea and snacks
Captain’s Welcome and Farewell drinks including four-course dinner, house
cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages
Pre-dinner drinks including canapés and bar snacks
Complimentary 3-in-1 polar jacket
Complimentary use of gumboots
Complimentary use of fitness centre
Complimentary access to onboard expedition doctor and medical clinic
Personalised photo book (post-voyage) 1 issued per booking
Entry fees to historic or tourist sites
Port, pilotage charges and landing fees.
The following inclusions are also part of select voyages. Please refer to the specific voyage Trip Notes for inclusions pertaining to the voyage of your choice:
All Antarctic voyages include one night’s pre-voyage accommodation (included in itinerary)
and arrival airport transfer (on selected preferred flights)
Flights mentioned as per itinerary
Guided town tour and activities as per voyage itinerary
Luggage transfers.

Sylvia Earle Swimming Pool

Guests:                  120

Dimensions:       Length: 104.4m Width: 18.2m Draft: 5.3m

Speed:                   15.5 knots maximum

Built:                      To be completed in 2021

Operator:             Aurora Expeditions

Ice-Class:              1A (The hull is one category below a full ice-breaker)

We will tailor the perfect holiday to suit your needs.