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Ocean Diamond

Ocean Diamond

Ship Summary

Staff and Crew
144
Ice Class
1D
Cruising Speed
15.5 knots

The Ocean Diamond is a modern, 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.

Ship Specifications

Staff and Crew

144

Draft

4.9 meters

Registration

Nassau, Bahamas

Guests

189

Propulsion

2 Wichmann Engines, 7375 horsepower

Lifeboats

2 fully enclosed

Length

124 meters

Ice Class

1D

Breadth

16 meters

Cruising Speed

15.5 knots

Features of the Vessel

Sun Deck

Sun Deck

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

Amenities

Dining Room

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

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.
Th eClub

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.
Library

Library

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.
Auditorium

Auditorium

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.
Gym

Gym

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

Bridge

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

Observation Lounge

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

Deck Plans & Cabins

Quarters for the staff and expedition on Ocean Diamond are located on the Crew Deck.

Cabin Details for Lower Deck

Triple

Ocean Diamond - Triple Cabin

Triple

Approximately 200 sq. ft. (19 sq. m) in size, this cabin has a two twin beds and an upper bed, and two portholes. Located on the Lower Deck, these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin. Please note that porthole covers may be closed during sea days or during inclement weather as a safety precaution.

  • Size (sqf)

    183

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    2 lower twin beds, 1 upper twin bed

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Lower Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    183

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    2 lower twin beds, 1 upper twin bed

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Lower Deck

Single Porthole

Single Porthole

Approximately 200 sq. ft. (19 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double bed and two portholes. Located on the Lower Deck, these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin. Please note that porthole covers may be closed during sea days or during inclement weather as a safety precaution.

  • Size (sqf)

    183

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Lower Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    183

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Lower Deck

You’ll quickly become familiar with the Lower Deck as that’s the location of the ship’s restaurant, where you’ll not only enjoy incredibly delicious meals three-times daily, but also where you’ll connect and converse with fellow guests and members of the Expedition Team. In addition, the Zodiac Access is also on the Lower Deck—from which you’ll launch (virtually!) your off-ship adventures. Guests can also choose Triple Suites and Single with Porthole on the Lower Deck.

Public Spaces on Lower Deck

Dining Room

Dining Room

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.

Cabin Details for Main Deck

Twin Window

Ocean Diamond - Twin Window Cabin

Twin Window

Between 183 and 200 sq. ft. (17 and 19 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double bed or two twin beds, and a picture window. Located on the Upper, Main and Captain’s Decks, these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

  • Size (sqf)

    183-200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Main Deck ,
    • Upper Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    183-200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Main Deck ,
    • Upper Deck

Suite

Ocean Diamond - Suite Cabin

Suite

Approximately 400 sq. ft. (37 sq. m) in size, these suites have one double bed or two twin beds, and two picture windows. Located on the Main Deck, these suites have two private bathrooms, and a separate sitting area with a sofa, chair, and small table. Two refrigerators, TVs, and DVD players are included in each cabin.

  • Size (sqf)

    400

  • Occupancy

    1-4

  • Bed Config.

    2 lower twin, 2 upper, plus sofabed

  • Class

    Premium

  • Location
    • Main Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    400

  • Occupancy

    1-4

  • Bed Config.

    2 lower twin, 2 upper, plus sofabed

  • Class

    Premium

  • Location
    • Main Deck

In addition to the spacious Twin Window suites (between 183 and 200 sq. Ft.; 17 and 19 sq. m) and the even more spacious Suites (400 sq. ft.; 37 sq. m) , the Main Deck is where you’ll find the dining room and bar. You’ll also frequent the Main Deck to purchase souvenirs or outdoor gear at the Polar Boutique, and the Café Club to grab a cup of complimentary coffee or tea from 6 am to midnight. Also on the Main Deck is Reception, where you can purchase internet or email access cards and phone cards here, arrange for a wake-up call or settle your accounts at the end of the voyage.

Public Spaces on Main Deck

Polar Boutique

Polar Boutique

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

Th eClub

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.

Cabin Details for Upper Deck

Twin Obstructed View

Ocean Diamond - Twin Obstructed View Cabin

Twin Obstructed View

Approximately 200 sq. ft. (19 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double bed or two twin beds, and a picture window (the view is obstructed). Located on the Captain’s Deck, these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

  • Size (sqf)

    200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twins

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Upper Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twins

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Upper Deck

Twin Window

Ocean Diamond - Twin Window Cabin

Twin Window

Between 183 and 200 sq. ft. (17 and 19 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double bed or two twin beds, and a picture window. Located on the Upper, Main and Captain’s Decks, these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

  • Size (sqf)

    183-200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Main Deck ,
    • Upper Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    183-200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Main Deck ,
    • Upper Deck

The theater-style auditorium in the Main Lounge on the Upper Deck can accommodate everyone onboard, and functions as our main lecture hall where guests can attend presentations and movies. For polar adventurers who want to learn more about their polar surroundings during the voyage, there’s a collection of books on wildlife, history, marine biology and geology in the 24-hour Library on the Upper Deck. Guests staying on this deck have a choice of Twin Window or Twin Window Obstructed View suite.

Public Spaces on Upper Deck

Library

Library

Library

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.

Auditorium

Auditorium

Auditorium

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.

Cabin Details for Captain's Deck

Twin Obstructed View

Ocean Diamond - Twin Obstructed View Cabin

Twin Obstructed View

Approximately 200 sq. ft. (19 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double bed or two twin beds, and a picture window (the view is obstructed). Located on the Captain’s Deck, these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

  • Size (sqf)

    200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twins

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Upper Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twins

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Upper Deck

Twin Window

Ocean Diamond - Twin Window Cabin

Twin Window

Between 183 and 200 sq. ft. (17 and 19 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double bed or two twin beds, and a picture window. Located on the Upper, Main and Captain’s Decks, these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

  • Size (sqf)

    183-200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Main Deck ,
    • Upper Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    183-200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck ,
    • Main Deck ,
    • Upper Deck

Single Obstructed View

Ocean Diamond - Single Obstructed View Cabin

Single Obstructed View

Approximately 200 sq. ft. (19 sq. m) in size, these cabins have one double bed, and a picture window (the view is obstructed by the lifeboats). Located on the Captain’s Deck these cabins have a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

  • Size (sqf)

    200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    200

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Captain's Deck

The Captain’s Deck is where you’ll go visit the Bridge to observe how the Captain and officers sail and navigate your vessel. And for fitness enthusiasts, there’s the gym with a variety of exercise equipment (hours posted on the door).Guests staying on this deck have a choice of Twin Window, Twin Window Obstructed View or Single Obstructed View suite.

Public Spaces on Captain's Deck

Gym

Gym

Gym

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

Bridge

Crew looking onto the Antarctic Landscape

Bridge

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.

Cabin Details for Observation Deck

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Approximately 325 sq. ft. (30 sq. m) in size, including the balcony, this suite has one double bed or two twin beds, and a full-size window with a sliding glass door that leads to a private deck with chairs. Located on the Observation Deck, this suite has a private bathroom with shower. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin.

  • Size (sqf)

    237

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Premium

  • Location
    • Observation Deck
  • Size (sqf)

    237

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    2 twin beds

  • Class

    Premium

  • Location
    • Observation Deck

The Observation Lounge on Deck 7 is a wonderfully comfortable spot to relax and enjoy panoramic polar views of your polar surroundings. Also on the Observation Deck are the 325 sq. ft. (30 sq. m) Balcony Suites, each with their own balcony, plus a sliding glass door that leads to a private deck with lounge chairs.

Public Spaces on Observation Deck

Observation Lounge

Observation Lounge

Observation Lounge

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

For 360° views of your polar landscapes—ocean, glaciers, icebergs or passing wildlife—your best place aboard Ocean Diamond is the Sun Deck.

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