Originally built for the United States agency NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration), the ice-strengthened polar vessel USHUAIA is very well appointed and provides ample deck space and an open bridge policy. The full complement of inflatable landing craft ensures superb landings and wildlife viewing opportunities on the otherwise inaccessible coastline. All cabins include ample storage space. Public areas feature a large dining room (one sitting), an open-plan observation lounge / lecture room with modern multimedia equipment, bar and a well-stocked library. There is also a changing room and a small infirmary. Our expert captain, officers and crew are highly experienced in Antarctic navigation and have a great love of nature. We provide a specialist team of international expedition leaders and lecturers, all extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, helpful and dedicated to the protection of the environment. Our chefs prepare excellent cuisine including many local specialties and the bar is well-stocked with carefully selected wines and spirits.
|Luxury star rating:||3|
|Elec Outlets:||110V / 2 Flat Pin|
A voyage known for its busy penguin colonies, spectacular seabirds, seals and whales amidst imposing mountain ranges, glaciers and tabular icebergs.
Landing at penguin colonies and research stations and observing various different species of whales, seals, penguins and sea birds.
On this exciting voyage we aim to head as far south as ice and weather will permit endeavoring to go south of the Antarctic Circle.