Greg Mortimer: Ship Details and Overview


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Designed exclusively for expedition cruising, the Greg Mortimer is a brand new ship setting sail in the 2019/20 season. 

With her new patented X-Bow®, the Greg Mortimer is probably the smoothest ship in the Polar regions, cutting through waves like butter. This is particularly good news for people who suffer from seasickness

The new patented X-Bow® also means that the Greg Mortimer cuts through the water more efficiently, using less fuel and reducing emissions significantly. Because of this, the Greg Mortimer is one of the most environmentally friendly cruise shipscurrently sailing today.

At only 340 feet (104 meters) in length, the Greg Mortimer is also one of the smallest expedition cruise ships available. Carrying just 120 passengers, the Greg Mortimer offers guests a very intimate experience with plenty of shore excursions and extra activities such as camping and kayaking.

Custom-built hydraulic platforms provide dedicated observation areas on both sides of the ship, whilst the floor to ceiling windows on deck 8 provide exceptional wildlife watching opportunities from inside. Facilities also include a modern lecture theatre, gymnasium, massage room, spa, and sauna. Not only this, but 80% of the suites onboard come with private balconies.

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Greg Mortimer Ship Overview

Specifications

Ship Type: Expedition Ship

Crew : 90

Passengers: 120

Length : 340

Speed : 15.5

Beam : 18.4m

Draft : 5.3m

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Facilities

Dining Room, Bar, Sauna, Gym, Library, Clinic with doctor, Observation Lounge, mud room

Equipment

Zodiacs, Kayaks, skis, diving tanks

Cabin Options

Aurora Stateroom — Twin & Triple (Deck 3)
Deck 3 – 170-245 Sq Ft / 15.8-22.8 m². Twin or double bed with 3 single beds being provided upon request. Private en-suite and porthole window. Good desk and 44in flatscreen tv.
Balcony Stateroom-A, Balcony Stateroom-B, Balcony Stateroom-C (Deck 4 & 6)
Deck 4 & 6 – 225-337 Sq Ft / 20.9--31.3 m². The Balcony state rooms come with twin or double beds, floor to ceiling window, private en-suite, private balcony, large flat screen tv, desk, and closet space.
Balcony Suite (Deck 4)
Deck 4 – 328-433 Sq Ft / 30.5-40.2 m² . The Balcony suite rooms come with twin or double beds, floor to ceiling window, private en-suite, private balcony, large flat screen tv, desk, and closet space.
Junior Suite (Deck 7)
Deck 7 – 420 Sq Ft / 38.9 m². The Junior suite rooms come with twin or double beds, floor to ceiling window, separate lounge area, private en-suite, private balcony, large flat screen tv, desk, and closet space.
Captain's Suite (Deck 4)
Deck 4 – 480 Sq Ft / 44.5 m² . The Captain's suite rooms come with twin or double beds, floor to ceiling window, separate lounge area, private en-suite, private balcony, large flat screen tv, desk, and closet space.

On-Board Facilities

Public Area Facilities

Due to its modern build (including X-Bow® technology), the Greg Mortimer has exceptional public facilities onboard. The wellness centre offers a large gymnasium, sauna, spa, and massage room. There is also a jacuzzi and plunge pool for extra relaxation. The lecture theatre is state of the art, and if you have some free time you can visit the polar library.

In terms of wildlife viewing, there is plenty of options. Custom-built hydraulic platforms provide the perfect platforms for whale watching, whilst the floor to ceiling windows on the deck 8 lounge offer the perfect environment to watch the world go by in warmth and comfort

Cabin Facilities

Like the public areas, the cabins are modern and very well-appointed.

Unlike most expedition ships, the Greg Mortimer offers private balconies on 80% of her rooms. 

All rooms are en-suite and come with 42in flat-screen tv's. There is closet space and desks in each room, and the suites all come with floor to ceiling windows. 

24-hour complimentary coffee, tea, and snacks are also available.

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Activities Offered

Activity Details Offered?
Camping

Free on selected itineraries

Kayaking

$1,200 per person for Antarctica Peninsula cruises

Skiing

$1,200. Adventure itineraries only

Photography Workshop

Free on selected itineraries only. Find tips here.

Shore-based walking/hiking

Included in price

Snowshoeing

$280 on selected itineraries

Polar Plunge and Zodiac Trip

Included in price

Helicopter Ride

Price varies

Scuba-diving

Price varies

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