Ocean Diamond: Ship Details and Overview


The Ocean Diamond is one of the favorites among Antarctic travelers. Its beautiful design, well equipped cabins and stunning itineraries make this a tough expedition ship to beat!

Although not a luxury vessel, the Ocean Diamond certainly boasts a fair amount of on board sophistication.

Able to carry 189-passengers, the Ocean Diamond is decked out with large polar library, professionally staffed bar, theater-style auditorium and medical clinic. On top of this, the ship come with a gym, jacuzzi, a wellness program, yoga classes, aromatherapy treatments and massage therapy.

The ships crew are very knowledgeable and will take you ashore at all the best locations, such as Deception Island, whilst discussing the landscape and wildlife you’re viewing.

All cabins on the ship are excellently equipped and come with T.V/DVD player, en suite, outward facing windows, refrigerator and telephone.

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​Ocean Diamond Ship Overview


  • Ship Type: Research Ship
  • Crew : 63
  • Passengers: 96
  • Length : 384
  • Speed : 14.5
  • Beam : 60
  • Draft : 20

Cabin Options

Triple Cabin 

​Twin Obstructed View

​Twin Window


​Balcony Suite

​Single Porthole

​Single Obstructed View

On-Board Facilities

Public Area Facilities

The ocean Diamond is one of the most comfortable expedition style ships in Antarctica and boasts facilities well above most other expedition vessels.

The layout of the public spaces is bright and modern and you will find a well stocked bar, big lounge with excellent views, large dining room, polar library, gift shop, medical clinic, purpose built lecture auditorium and a wellness program that includes, aromatherapy, messages, gym and yoga classes. The Ocean Diamond also has excellent deck space with a lovely sun deck and Jacuzzi.

Cabin Facilities

Like the public areas, the cabins on the Ocean Diamond are well thought out, spacious and come with a lot of features.

All cabins have outward facing windows so you never miss a great view!

They also come with sat phones, en suites, flatscreen T.V with DVD player, hairdryer, mini fridge, desk, temperature control, desk, wardrobe, storage space and a personal safe.

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Great recommendation, thanks!

Mark W


Ship Photos

Activities Offered





$180 per person on average – camping info


$465 per person on average


Adventure itineraries only

Photography Workshop

Selected itineraries only

Shore-based walking

Included in price

Hiking and snowshoeing

Included in price

Polar Plunge and Zodiac Trip

Included in price

Helicopter Ride

Price varies


Price varies

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