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Ocean Adventurer

Ocean Adventurer Arctic and Antarctic Cruises

Explore the polar regions in comfort and style on this Expedition cruise ship

A polar cruise on board the Ocean Adventurer

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The Ocean Adventurer is a comfortable vessel with spacious cabins. All cabins have private bathroom facilities and exterior views. This vessel is designed to carry travelers in comfort to the most remote corners of the world. Ocean Adventurer was built in 1976 and underwent extensive upgrades in 2017. This multi-million dollar investment included renovations to the interior of the ship, significant technical upgrades, and the addition of a new cabin category, the Owner’s Suites. The refurbishment included new bathrooms in every cabin and upgrades to the lounge, dining room, gym, and suites.

What is life like on an expedition? During days at sea, you’ll enjoy lectures and workshops presented by our Expedition Team and spend time on deck looking for seabirds and cetaceans. Other days are packed full of multiple landings, zodiac boat cruises, and activities. Enjoy all of this and great meals from your onboard chefs!

Key features of Ocean Adventurer

The smallest ship in the Quark Expdition fleet.

The expedition team's favorite ship.

Pictures and Deck Plans of the Ocean Adventurer

Ocean Adventurer Exterior
Ocean Adventurer deck plan
Ocean Adventurer Exterior

Cabin Categories on board the Ocean Adventurer

Ocean Adventurer triple
Triple Cabin

Located on the Main Deck. A Triple Cabin has two lower berths and one upper berth, private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views. Please note that porthole covers may be closed during sea days or during inclement weather as a safety precaution.

Bed distribution:

Triple

Max occupancy:

3

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Ocean Adventurer lower twin
Lower Twin Cabin

Located on the Lower Deck. A Lower Deck Twin cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views. Please note that porthole covers may be closed during sea days or during inclement weather as a safety precaution.

Bed distribution:

Twins

Max occupancy:

2

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Ocean Adventurer superior
Superior Cabin

Located on the Upper Deck, and Captain's Deck. A Superior cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and windows with exterior views. Note: this cabin has either corner or parallel bed configuration.

Bed distribution:

Twins

Max occupancy:

2

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Ocean Adventurer owners suite
Owner's Suite

Located on the Bridge Deck. An Owner's Suite has a double bed and private sitting room. One features a large panoramic window facing aft, and the other two suites face port and starboard. Cabin 403 has a bathtub; other Owner's Suites have showers.

Bed distribution:

Matrimonial

Max occupancy:

2

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Ocean Adventurer Deluxe
Deluxe Suite

Located on the Captain's Deck. A Deluxe Cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and windows with exterior views.

Bed distribution:

Twins

Max occupancy:

2

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Ocean Adventurer twin window
Twin Window

Located on the Main Deck. A Main Deck Twin Window cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and two windows with exterior views.

Bed distribution:

Twins

Max occupancy:

2

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Ocean Adventurer suite
Suite

Located on the Captain's Deck. A Suite has a double bed, windows with exterior views, private facilities.

Bed distribution:

Matrimonial

Max occupancy:

2

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Ocean Adventurer twin porthole
Twin Porthole

Located on the Main Deck. A Main Deck Twin Porthole cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views. Please note that porthole covers may be closed during sea days or during inclement weather as a safety precaution.

Bed distribution:

Twins

Max occupancy:

2

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All expedition cruises on board the Ocean Adventurer

Amenities on board the Ocean Adventurer

gym

Fitness Center

binoculars

Observation Deck

zodiac fleet

Zodiac Fleet

lounge

Observation Lounge

gift

Gift Shop

doctor's suitcase

Medical Services

library

Library

boat

Open Bridge Policy

Ocean Adventurer's take on sustainable traveling

Foremost among our sustainability goals are actively reducing the impact and emission of our vessels, investing in new technology, and continuously improving our existing resources. We have also installed a new low-emission engine in our veteran vessel, Ortelius. This engine complies with all the latest environmental legislation. Another of our important commitments to sustainability is our use of low-sulfur marine gas oil (LSMGO), which has a sulfur content of less than 0.1 percent.

We limit onboard waste production by recycling as often as we can as well as banning single-use plastics. This ship does not use straws, plastic cups, or any individually wrapped butter, yogurt, and jam. This vessel has a water treatment system and desalination system that uses reverse osmosis, allowing us to eliminate the use of plastic water bottles on board. Rather, guests receive a reusable water bottle they can refill on the vessel. Bathrooms are equipped with biodegradable shampoo and soap in recycled packing, further limiting our use of plastics.

More info about the Ocean Adventurer

Category

Mid Range Ship

Type

Mid-Sized Ship (121-150 Guests)

Main Engines

Rolls Royce Diesel Twin Engines, 6 cylinder, 5400 horsepower

Class

1A

Length

101.1 meters

Crew members

87

Cruising speed

12 knots

Safety

4 Lifeboats partially enclosed

Draft

4.5 meters

Capacity

128

Year built

1976

Food & Drinks on board the Ocean Adventurer

There is one dining room located on the Upper Deck. While mealtimes may change due to landings and wildlife encounters, you’ll always be served three delicious meals a day.

Breakfasts and lunches are normally served buffet-style, while dinners are served plated. À la carte meals are made at the time of your order, allowing the chefs to prepare each dish to your individual needs. Working in a small kitchen, the chefs are able to monitor and control the quality of food being served, ensuring you receive top-quality meals during the course of your expedition.

An assortment of freshly baked cookies and/or pastries are offered each afternoon. There is also a selection of hot and cold snacks available in the lounge during cocktail hour, expedition activities permitting.

Reviews of Ocean Adventurer

Ocean Adventurer Exterior
John

5/5

We were upgraded to the Owners Suite so we were over the moon about that. Food and service were excellent. (Copied from Swoop Antarctica)


Ocean Adventurer Interior
Stephanie

5/5

Food was AMAZING!! I am glad I have 9 months until my wedding. (Copied from Swoop Antarctica)


Ocean Adventurer Exterior
Steve Kelemen

5/5

Comfortable accomodations with good service and solid food. (Copied from Swoop Antarctica)



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