Ocean Diamond

Staff and Crew: 144

Guests: 189

Length: 124 meters / 407 feet

Breadth: 16 meters / 52.5 feet

Draft: 4.9 meters / 16 feet

Propulsion: 2 Wichmann Engines, 7375 horsepower

Ice Class: 1D

Cruising Speed: 15.5 knots

Registration: Nassau, Bahamas

Lifeboats: 2 fully enclosed

The Ocean Diamond is a stable super-yacht, and one of the largest of our small expedition ships. Carrying a maximum of 189 passengers, and with two stabilizers and an ice-strengthened hull, this outstanding vessel is ideal for polar expeditions.

As one of the fastest ships in Antarctica, it is also one of the most comfortable. There are 101 elegantly designed cabins and suites, all with exterior views, and expansive common spaces, a club lounge, and a spacious restaurant. The ship offers numerous adventure options, plus on-board features such as interactions with photography instructors. After a full day of exploration, passengers can relax, browse books or DVDs in the well-stocked polar library, or enjoy stunning polar scenery from the sun-lit, panoramic observation lounge.

♦ Cabins & Amenities
  • All cabins have private bathroom facilities
  • Flat screen TV and DVD player
  • Hair dryer and bathrobes
  • Individual temperature controls
  • Electrical supply: 220 volts (standard European two round pin plugs)
♦ Onboard Facilities
  • Chef-prepared meals (all meals and daily snack included)
  • One dining room with unreserved seating
  • Bar staffed by a professional bartender
  • 24 hour beverage station (Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks, juices and water are available at no cost)
  • House wine and non-premium beers included at dinner
  • Lounge areas where you can read or relax with a cup of coffee
  • Theater-style auditorium
  • Observation decks for spotting wildlife
  • Polar Library with a large collection of books
  • Polar Boutique
  • Gym
  • Laundry and Ironing services
  • Clinic with licensed doctor
  • Ship-to-shore satellite communications with email and wireless Internet access
  • Passenger Elevator
  • Ice strengthened hull
  • Excellent stabilizers
♦ Notes
  • Single Supplement: prices are 1.7 times the cost for Standard Cabins and 2x the cost for Suites and Balcony Suites.
  • Request-Share Program: we match solo travelers of the same gender with other solo travelers who indicate they are willing to share. Cabin share is available in the following categories: Triple, Twin Obstructed View, Twin Window.
  • Adventure Options: must be pre-booked and paid for prior to start of the trip. Ask for availability on each specific voyage (there are limited spaces). Camping US$295, Kayaking US$995 (for those who want to kayak during entire voyage and have previous experience), Paddling US$295 (for those without experience who want to kayak one time during the voyage).
  • Mandatory Emergency Evacuation Insurance: included on all trips (except on charter voyages). Repatriation insurance required.
  • Fuel Surcharge: it may be applied for all bookings if there is a substantial increase in fuel costs.


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Dining Room
Main Lounge
Main Lounge
Observation Lounge
Polar Boutique
Secondary Restaurant
Secondary Restaurant
The Club
The Club

Dates & Rates


Prices and availability subject to change without prior notice.
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Dining Room

There is one dining room located on the Lower Deck. If there is one constant at sea, it is that you’ll enjoy delicious meals on a daily basis. While meal times may change due to landings and wildlife encounters, you’ll always be served three meals a day.

Polar Boutique

If you forgot any essentials or need a little souvenir from your voyage, the Polar Boutique on the Main Deck is our onboard gift shop.

The Club

On the Main Deck, Cafe Club is open from 6 am to midnight, where you can also grab a cup of complimentary coffee or tea.


The library is open 24 hours a day and no matter what your personal interest is, we’re sure you’ll find something worth reading. The Ocean Diamond collection includes books in multiple languages on wildlife, history, marine biology, ecology, and geology.


Our theater-style auditorium in the Main Lounge on the Upper Deck can easily accommodate everyone onboard, so it serves as our main lecture hall where presentations and movies are provided for your education and enjoyment.


Located on the Captain’s Deck, gym hours are posted at the door, with facilities available on a first come, first served basis.


During your voyage you may be given access to the Bridge, where you can observe how the Captain and officers sail and navigate the ship.

Observation Lounge

The Observation Lounge on Deck 7 is a comfortable spot to relax and enjoy panoramic polar views.


Sun Deck

Take in 360° views of the polar landscapes from the Sun Deck aboard Ocean Diamond.