Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle
An expedition cruise with countless unforgettable moments in Antarctica aboard the Ocean Diamond
Price: Upon request
A 23-day expedition cruise
The Trip Highlights
Witness sparkling icebergs and glaciers
Observe Polar wildlife in their natural habitat
Whale watching from your Zodiac
Cross the drake passage
Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience
Experience the chill of a polar plunge
Learn from Polar experts
Your trip is 100% carbon offset
Expedition Parka to take home
Enjoy an epic Antarctic experience as we set sail on the comfortable and spacious Ocean Diamond from the Falkland Islands to South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. Become an Antarctic wildlife expert with our experienced polar guides and get to photograph huge albatrosses, millions of seabirds, friendly dolphins and over five different species of penguins. Make the most of this important milestone for any world traveler with a wide range of activities organized on your vessel.
Your ship: Ocean Diamond
The Ocean Diamond is a luxurious vessel with spacious cabins. All cabins have private bathroom facilities and exterior views. Please feel free to enjoy the flat-screen TV and DVD player in your cabin. The Ocean Diamond is a modern, stable super-yacht. Carrying a maximum of 189 passengers, this outstanding vessel features numerous adventure options plus onboard amenities for you to enjoy such as a well-stocked polar library.
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 an … Read more about Ocean Diamond
Open Bridge Policy
Food & Drinks
There is one dining room located on the Lower Deck which operates an open seating policy and there’s one sitting for everyone at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This encourages passengers to mingle with their like-minded fellow Antarctic explorers.
While mealtimes may change due to landings and wildlife encounters, you’ll always be served three delicious meals a day. 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.
Breakfasts and lunches are normally served buffet style on Ocean Diamond, 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.
The well-stocked bar on the ship is open to enjoy with your fellow Antarctic cruise passengers in the late morning, afternoon, and evening. Soft drinks, juices, and water are available at no cost, and beer and wine are offered with dinner. A selection of liquors, spirits, and premium beer, wine, and champagne is available and can be charged to your shipboard account.