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.

SYLVIA EARLE DATES AND PRICES

SYLVIA EARLE 2024-25 DATES AND PRICES

Booking Offer

Save up to 20% on selected voyages. Call us for details.

Subject to availability and change without notice.

Prices in USD$ – per person twin share (triple share in triple cabins)
Click on Cruise itinerary name below to view detailed description of your Antarctic Cruise

Crusie ItineraryStart DateEnd DateStarts / Ends DaysAurora Stateroom Triple Aurora Superior Stateroom Twin Balcony Stateroom C Balcony Stateroom BBalcony Stateroom A Superior Balcony StateroomJunior Suite Captain's Suite
Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula24 Oct 202413 Nov 2024Ushuaia / Punta Arenas21$24,295$26,495$27,195$28,595$30,795$33,595$42,195$49,995
Spirit of Antarctica12 Nov 202423 Nov 2024Punta Arenas / Ushuaia12$13,695$14,895$15,295$16,095$17,295$18,895$23,795$28,195
Spirit of Antarctica22 Nov 20243 Dec 2024Punta Arenas / Ushuaia12$14,395$15,595$16,095$16,895$18,195$19,895$24,895$29,595
Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula2 Dec 202422 Dec 2024Ushuaia21$26,795Sold Out$29,995$31,495$33,895$37,095$46,495$55,195
Across the Antarctic Circle21 Dec 202403 Jan 2025Ushuaia / Punta Arenas14$17,995$19,595Sold Out$21,195$22,795$24,895$31,195$36,995
South Gerorgia and Antarctic Odyssey02 Jan 202521 Jan 2025Punta Arenas / Ushuaia20$28,895$31,495$32,295$33,995$36,595$39,995$50,195$59,495
Antarctic Explorer (Fly South) 19 Jan 202531 Jan 2025Ushuaia / Punta Arenas13$19,895$21,695$22,295$23,495$25,195$27,495$34,595$40,995
Antarctica Complete30 Jan 202521 Feb 2025Ushuaia23$31,495$34,295$35,195$37,095$39,895$43,595$54,695$64,895
Antarctic Explorer Fly Cruise20 Feb 20253 Mar 2025Punta Arenas12$17,195$18,695$19,195$20,195$21,695$23,695$29,795$35,295
Antarctic Explorer featuring the Chilean Fjords 1 Mar 202514 Mar 2025Ushuaia14$18,795$20,395$20,995$22,095$23,795$25,995$32,595$38,595
Spirit of Antarctica featuring the Chilean Fjords 13 Mar 202525 Mar 2025Punta Arenas / Ushuaia13$14,695$15,995$16,395$17,295$18,595$20,295$25,495$30,195
Wild Antarctica 24 Mar 202504 Apr 2025Ushuaia12$13,395$14,595$14,995$15,795$16,895$18,495$23,195$27,595

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 2024-25 CRUISES

SYLVIA EARLE 2025-26 DATES AND PRICES

Early Booking Offer

Save up to 25% on selected voyages. Available on new bookings confirmed by June 30, 2024. Call us for details.

Subject to availability and change without notice.

Prices in USD$ – per person twin share (triple share in triple cabins)
Click on Cruise itinerary name below to view detailed description of your Antarctic Cruise

Cruise ItineraryStart DateEnd DateDaysStarts / EndsAurora Stateroom TripleAurora Stateroom SuperiorBalcony Stateroom CBalcony Stateroom BBalcony Stateroom ABalcony Stateroom SuperiorJunior SuiteCaptain's Suite
In Shackleton’s Footsteps 1 Nov 202520 Nov 202520Ushuaia$24,695$26,795$27,595$28,995$31,195$34,095$42,795$50,695
Spirit of Antarctica19 Nov 202530 Nov 202512Ushuaia$14,895$16,295$16,695$17,595$18,895$20,595$25,895$30,695
Across the Antarctic Circle 29 Nov 202511 Dec 202513Ushuaia$16,695$18,095$18,595$19,595$21,095$22,995$28,895$34,295
Spirit of Antarctica10 Dec 202521 Dec 202512Ushuaia$16,195$17,595$18,095$18,995$20,395$22,295$27,995$33,195
Antarctica Complete 20 Dec 202511 Jan 202623Ushuaia$32,295$35,195$36,095$37,995$40,795$44,595$55,995$66,495
Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic Odyssey 10 Jan 202630 Jan 202621Ushuaia$29,795$32,395$33,295$34,995$37,595$41,095$51,595$61,195
Across the Antarctic Circle 29 Jan 202610 Feb 202613Ushuaia / Punta Arenas$19,195$20,895$21,395$22,495$24,195$26,495$33,195$39,395
Antarctic Peninsula – Fly the Drake 8 Feb 202619 Feb 202612Punta Arenas$23,795$25,895$26,595$27,995$30,095$32,895$41,295$48,995
Wild Antarctica ft. Weddell Sea (Fly South) 17 Feb 20261 Mar 202613Punta Arenas / Ushuaia$20,095$21,895$22,495$23,595$25,395$27,795$34,895$41,295
Trails of Antarctica and Patagonia 17 Feb 202611 Mar 202623Punta Arenas$24,795$26,495$27,095$28,195$29,895$32,195$38,895$44,995
Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic Odyssey 28 Feb 202619 Mar 202620Ushuaia / Punta Arenas$29,395$31,995$32,795$34,495$37,095$40,595$50,895$60,395
Antarctic Explorer (Fly South) 17 Mar 202628 Mar 202612Punta Arenas / Ushuaia$17,895$19,495$19,995$20,995$22,595$24,695$30,995$36,795
Antarctica and Patagonia Explorer 17 Mar 202610 Apr 202625Punta Arenas / Puerto Montt$29,795$32,395$33,295$34,995$37,595$41,195$51,695$61,395
Patagonia and Chilean Fjords 27 Mar 202610 Apr 202615Ushuaia / Puerto Montt$13,595$14,795$15,195$15,995$17,195$18,795$23,595$27,995

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 2025-26 CRUISES

SYLVIA EARLE OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Sea Kayaking (From US$1,295)

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.

Snowshoeing (From US$420)

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.

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.

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.

For more information on the voyages we offer, 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 Earle - 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:                      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.