Originally built for the United States agency NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration), the MV Ushuaia has been refurbished to accommodate a maximum of 84 passengers in 41 comfortable twin cabins and suites.
The MV Ushuaia is very well appointed and provides ample deck space and an open bridge policy. A full complement of inflatable landing craft ensures superb landings and wildlife viewing opportunities on the otherwise inaccessible coastline.
Public areas include a large dining room (one sitting), an observation lounge and bar, a conference room with modern multimedia equipment, a well-stocked library, a changing room and a small infirmary.
The expert captain, officers and crew are highly experienced in Antarctic navigation and have a great love of nature. These are complimented by a specialist team of international expedition leaders and lecturers who are all extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic and dedicated to the protection of the environment. The chefs prepare excellent cuisine including many local specialties and the bar is well-stocked with carefully selected wines and spirits.
One of two outside Standard Plus triple cabins with portholes or windows on Deck E, private facilities, three lower berths.
One of ten outside Standard twin cabins with portholes on Deck E, semi-private facilities, two berths (upper/lower).
One of eleven outside Standard Plus twin cabins with portholes or windows on Deck E, private facilities, two lower berths.
One of six outside Premier twin cabins with windows on the upper Deck G, private facilities, two lower berths.
One of two outside Premier single cabins with portholes (view obstructed by lifeboat) on upper Deck G, private facilities, one single bed.
One of nine outside Superior twin cabins with windows on the upper Deck G, private facilities, two lower berths.
One of four outside Suites with windows on the upper Deck G, private facilities, lounge, TV, DVD player and fridge. This portside corner suite has one double bed in the bedroom and one sofa bed in the sitting area. Windows in bedroom and sitting area.
When Do You Want To Go?
One of our most popular cruises - explore the best sights of Antarctica on this great value, 10 - 11 day Antarctic cruise.
From £4,699 pp
A little longer offer the chance to see even more of this amazing continent, including the more Southerly regions of Antarctica. This 12 day cruise aims to cross the famous Antarctic circle.
From £5,589 pp
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