ex Ushuaia (Antarctic cruises, Antarctica)
Quick facts - Level: Standard | Passengers: 90 | Duration: 9-19 nights | Length: 278 feet | Cruising speed: 12 knots | Operator: Antarpply Expeditions
A comfortable ice-strengthened polar vessel, originally built for the United States agency NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration). She has an observation lounge, lecture theatre, dining room, bar and library and an outside viewing deck.
Experienced and knowledgeable expedition staff lead shore and zodiac excursions, and give daily lectures on board.
46 cabins on 2 decks. All have an outside view through either a window or porthole (on the lower decks). Some lower deck cabins share a bathroom with one other cabin (called 'semi-private').
When to go
Mid November to mid March.
Most itineraries either follow or are close variants of our standard Antarctica itineraries (www.lastfrontiers.com/antarctica/itineraries).
Itineraries marked as Weddell Sea Quest share a similar itinerary to the Classic Antarctica itinerary, but include time in the Weddell Sea and an extra day on board.
Itineraries marked as Polar Circle Quest are also similar to the Classic Antarctica itinerary, but pass through the Antarctic Circle and include two extra days on board.
Cruises start and end in Ushuaia (Argentina).
For exact details of specific cruise departures please just contact us.
Twin with private facilities
11 cabins on the lower deck with private bathroom, two lower berths, and a porthole.
6 twin cabins on the upper deck have private bathroom facilities, two lower single berths, and a window.
There are 2 single cabins on the upper deck, with a window and private bathroom facilities.
4 suites on the upper deck have windows, two single lower berths, private bathroom facilities, a sitting room, TV, DVD player and fridge.
9 superior twin cabins on the upper deck each have windows, private bathroom facilities and two lower single berths.
2 triple cabins, on the lower deck, have private bathroom facilities and a porthole.
Twin with shared facilities
12 cabins, on the lower deck, each have bunk beds and semi-private bathroom facilities (1 bathroom shared between 2 cabins). Each cabin is equipped with its own wash basin. They have a porthole.
|Ushuaia: Ultimate Antarctica (Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula)|
|13 Oct 2023||3 Nov 2023||21||Twin with private facilities||$14,130|
|Twin with shared facilities||$10,990|
|Ushuaia: Classic Antarctica departures|
|3 Nov 2023||12 Nov 2023||9||Twin with private facilities||$6,640|
|Twin with shared facilities||$5,210|
|12 Nov 2023||21 Nov 2023||9||Twin with private facilities||$7,800|
|21 Nov 2023||1 Dec 2023||10||Twin with private facilities||$8,670|
|1 Dec 2023||10 Dec 2023||9||Twin with private facilities||$7,800|
|10 Dec 2023||19 Dec 2023||9||Twin with private facilities||$7,800|
|19 Dec 2023||29 Dec 2023||10||Twin with private facilities||$10,380|
|29 Dec 2023||8 Jan 2024||10||Twin with private facilities||$10,380|
|8 Jan 2024||18 Jan 2024||10||Twin with private facilities||$10,380|
|18 Jan 2024||29 Jan 2024||11||Twin with private facilities||$11,420|
|Polar Circle Quest|
|29 Jan 2024||8 Feb 2024||10||Twin with private facilities||$10,380|
|Weddell Sea Quest|
|8 Feb 2024||17 Feb 2024||9||Twin with private facilities||$9,340|
|17 Feb 2024||27 Feb 2024||10||Twin with private facilities||$10,380|
|27 Feb 2024||8 Mar 2024||10||Twin with private facilities||$9,010|
|8 Mar 2024||17 Mar 2024||9||Twin with private facilities||$7,800|
|17 Mar 2024||26 Mar 2024||9||Twin with private facilities||$7,800|
|26 Mar 2024||4 Apr 2024||9||Twin with private facilities||$7,800|
Single supplement is 50% for a twin cabin and 100% for a suite.
A third berth is possible in the suites for a supplement.