Newly renovated in 2016 and with an international ice class rating of 1B, she is one of the strongest ships operating in Antarctica. Her high maneuverability, shallow draft and strong engines allow for extended voyages into isolated fjords, creating exciting adventures for any Antarctica traveler.
Ocean Atlantic has elegant common areas and accommodation for 198 passengers.
The ship was built in 1985 and underwent an extensive rebuild in 2010. With a length of 140m she has ample space on the multiple decks for several lecture halls, a relaxed restaurant serving 4-star international cuisine, professionally staffed bars and observation platforms – and even a pool.
All common areas on the Erickson Deck feature large panel windows, enabling passengers to quickly spot passing whales and photographic sights from the comfort of indoor lounges.
Daily shore landings at penguin rookeries, research stations and other Antarctic wonders are made possible by her fleet of 20 Zodiacs.

Cabins & Amenities

Ocean Atlantic has one premium suite category and five cabin categories.
All private cabins are stylish appointed and feature individual bathroom facilities, phone for internal calls, individual temperature controls and TV. Ideal for relaxation, the vessels’ accommodation ranges in size from 11 - 35 sq.m. and are designed with either portholes or windows. All cabins are equipped with 220 volt outlets.
Size 35 sq.m. These 2-room suites are designed with a large double bed or two twin beds, an elegant living room, large private bathroom and window. Located on the Marco Polo Deck (Deck 5).

Size 19-24 sq.m. Featuring a double bed or two single beds, a relaxing sitting area, private bathroom and a window. Located on the Marco Polo Deck (Deck 5).

Size 20-23 sq. m. Featuring a double bed or two single beds, a relaxing sitting area, private bathroom and a window. Located on the Magellan and Hudson Deck (Deck 7 & 8).
(Limited view on cabin 701 - Hudson Deck / 7)

CATEGORY C: Outside Cabin (Window)
Size 12-13 sq.m. Featuring a double bed or two single beds, private bathroom, and a window. Located on the Columbus and Marco Polo Deck (Deck 4 & 5).

CATEGORY D: Outside Cabin (Porthole)
Size 11-12 sq.m. Featuring a double bed or two single beds, private bathroom, and a porthole. Located on the Columbus Deck (Deck 4).

CATEGORY E: Inside Cabin
Standard inside cabin, double or two single beds on Deck 5.

Ship Specifications

• Crew: 140
• Guests: 198
• Built: 1985
• Length: 140m
• Breadth: 21m
• Draft: 5.8m
• Propulsion: 4 x 3,600kW engines
• Stabilizers: 2
• Ice class: 1B
• Cruising speed: 12 knots (max 15 knots)
• Elevators: 2
• Lifeboats: 8 (covered)
• Zodiac excursion boats: 20

Inclusions & Exclusions

• 9, 11 or 19 days voyage according to program
• Accommodation in shared outside cabins
• English-speaking expedition team
• Shore landings by Zodiac
• Information briefings and lectures by expedition team
• Full board on the ship
• Free coffee and tea on the ship
• Boots in all assorted sizes, suitable for shore landings
• Port fees, taxes and tariffs
• IAATO fees
• Flights to/from Ushuaia
• Hotel accommodation in Ushuaia
• Travel insurance
• Cancellation insurance
• Extra excursions and activities not mentioned in the itinerary
• Single cabin supplement and cabin upgrades
• Meals not on board the ship
• Beverages (other than coffee, tea and ice water)
• Tips for ship crew (approx. 13.5 USD per person per day)
• Personal expenses


Restaurant & Bar
The bright, spacious restaurant prepares 4-star international cuisine. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in your tour price. All meals are served in the restaurant where you can enjoy the spectacular views. You have free seating at all meals. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style, while dinner is a la carte. Meals, including daily snacks, are prepared by a professional chef. Coffee, tea and water are free during the entire cruise; other drinks can be purchased in the restaurant and at the bar. In the afternoon, we offer tea and coffee in the lounge. We also offer a midnight snack between 22:00 h and 24:00 h.
The professionally staffed bar offers a selection of soft drinks, juices, wines, liquors, spirits and beer that can be charged to your shipboard account.
Observation Deck / Pool
Enjoy the time on our observation deck while relaxing in a deckchair, take a swim in the pool or soak in the jaccuzi.
Library: Our board library offers a wide range of multilingual books ranging from fiction to travel literature. Curl up with a book, watch a DVD and broaden your understanding of the region's history, flora, fauna, climate, scientific contributions and more.
Entertainment: The focus is placed on exploration and education. From the ship's well-equipped, onboard lecture theatres, the expedition team will host a series of presentations and workshops on various topics.
Shore Excursions & Landings: The expedition team will organize a series of Zodiac excursions and shore landing activities to bring you closer in touch with your natural surroundings.
Gym & Wellness
Gym facilities and a sauna are available onboard the ship.
Panoramic Lounges
Large windows, comfortable seating and even binoculars create the ideal lookout to enjoy the ever-changing landscapes.