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Ocean Endeavour

Overview

With her ice-strengthened hull and advanced navigation equipment, the Ocean Endeavour is ideally suited for expedition cruising to the Polar Regions. Onboard, the extensive range of cabin options includes dedicated single cabins for solo travellers, suites and triple cabins that feature two bathrooms. The ship offers an unmatched sense of space with plenty of both interior and exterior areas, where you can enjoy the company of your fellow travellers or enjoy Antarctica in quiet solitude. There are spacious lounge and bar areas and a top deck observation room with panoramic windows, as well as lecture theatres, a library and a polar boutique. The ample deck areas are equipped with comfortable lounge chairs and feature a heated saltwater pool, “His and Hers” saunas and even a hot tub. Other newly-designed health and fitness features include a gym, spa treatments and yoga classes. The ship carries forward-facing Zodiacs for exploration and remote landings and offers additional activities such as sea kayaking, snowshoeing, ice camping and hiking plus a photography program, all designed to enhance your polar experience. This small, well-appointed expedition ship allows you to explore the world’s remotest regions whilst enjoying the class and comfort of a hotel.   

 

Sail with confidence

SAIL WITH CONFIDENCE: In such unprecedented times, we now more than ever understand your want to travel safely and with the support needed to fully enjoy your expedition to the Antarctic in the most responsible and healthy manner possible. For more please see our Sailing With Confidence - Covid-19 Response

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BOOK WITH ASSURANCE: For more information regarding The Ocean Endeavour's policy and procedures for COVID -19 Please see the following form.

WHY CHOOSE THIS SHIP

 


carbon offset

CARBON OFFSET DEPARTURES

We quantify our carbon usage and then purchase carbon credits from various projects to offset our impact.


research

ASSISTING IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

During every Antarctic voyage, you have the chance to observe, record and report on natural phenomena as part of a collaboration project with Antarctic scientists.


crew ratio

8:1 PASSENGER TO EXPEDITION CREW RATIO

This is one of the highest in the industry and ensures our guests personally experience the professionalism and expertise of our expedition team, which will maximise their experience.


zodiac

FLEET OF 22 ZODIACS & MULTIPLE LOADING POINTS

With a large fleet of 22 zodiacs, including two large forward-facing watercrafts, our large team of boat drivers allows small groups to hit the water and venture onto the ice in smaller congregations.


solo traveller

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS ON SINGLE CABINS

We have increased our number of solo-use cabins on the Ocean Endeavour, making solo travel to Antarctica more economically viable while also bolstering our social distancing measures and maximising health as well as the experience of all guests on our vessel.


activities

LARGE VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES

Yoga, hiking, kayaking, zodiac expeditions, photography workshops, showshoeing and camping


 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES


 PHOTOGRAPHY PROGRAM

Unique to the Ocean Endeavour, this workshop is perfect if you are passionate about photography, or just passionate about capturing the beautiful landscape and wildlife you will encounter on your incredible Antarctic adventure.

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 ICE CAMPING

Fall asleep amid the snow-capped mountains as you watch the colours of the Antarctic twilight bounce off the ocean and surrounding glaciers.

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 SEA KAYAKING

Experience the unforgettable thrill and serenity of kayaking in Antarctica as part of a small, expertly guided paddling group.

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 SNOWSHOEING
Snowshoeing allows you to go even deeper into Antarctica’s interior and reach less visited places where many other visitors simply don’t go! 

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SHIP LAYOUT

ship layout

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FEATURES

Length: 137.10 M

Breadth: 21.00 M

Draught: 5.80 M

Gross Tonnage: 12,907 ITC

Speed: 16.0 knots

CRUISE SPEED: 15 knots

Passengers: 200

Electrical Outlets: 380 / 220 V, 50 Hz a.c.

Classification: Bureau Veritas: Ice Class 1B

Ice Class: IB

Ship Region:Antarctica

6 fully enclosed lifeboats and 8 Liferafts. The ship has an ice-strengthened hull and the lifeboat and life-raft capacityexceeds SOLAS requirements with at least 25% additional capacity above the number of people on board.

ITINERARIES ABOARD THE Ocean Endeavour

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