Antarctica Ship: Ushuaia

Originally built for the U.S.National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, the Ushuaia has been refurbished to accommodate 90 passengers in 46 modest cabins and suites. The Ushuaia, is an ice-strengthened polar vessel with ample deck space and an open bridge policy. The Ushuaia ensures superb landings and wildlife viewing opportunities on the otherwise inaccessible coastline by using its full complement of inflatable landing craft.

Accommodations:

Suites: 4 outside cabins with windows on the upper deck, private facilities, 2 lower berths, lounge, TV, DVD player, and fridge. Suite 201 features 2 double beds, Suite 202 1 double bed and a sofa bed. Suites 204 and 207 feature 3 lower single beds.

Superior: 9 twin outside cabins with windows on the upper deck, private facilities, 2 lower berths. Cabin 301 has 1 double and 1 single bed.

Premier: 6 twin outside cabins with windows on the upper deck, private facilities, two lower berths;
2 single cabins with portholes (view obstructed by lifeboat) on the upper deck, private facilities.

Standard Plus: 11 twin outside cabins with portholes or windows on deck E, private facilities, 2 lower berths. Cabin 640 has 1 double bed. 2 triple outside cabins with portholes or windows on deck E, private facilities, 3 lower berths.

Standard: 12 twin outside cabins with portholes on deck E, semi-private facilities, 2 upper/lower berths. Note: Semi-private facilities – 2 cabins share 1 bathroom accessible from both cabins (shower and wc). Each cabin is equipped with its own washbasin.

Public Areas

Public areas feature a large dining room, a well-stocked library, an open-plan observation lounge / lecture room with modern multimedia equipment, bar, and a small infirmary. Our captain, officers and crew are highly experienced in Antarctic navigation and have a great love of nature. The Ushuaia’s team of international expedition leaders and lecturers are all extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and dedicated to the protection of the environment. Our chefs prepare excellent food, including many local specialties. The bar is well-stocked with carefully selected wines and spirits.

Facilities

  • Four decks
  • Dining room (one open seating)
  • Observation lounge / lecture room, bar & library
  • Panorama deck
  • Gift shop
  • Infirmary
  • Zodiacs

Deck Plan:

Itineraries:

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