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  • Sylvia Earle

  • Sylvia Earle

  • Sylvia Earle

  • Sylvia Earle

  • Sylvia Earle

  • Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle: A new modern purpose built expedition vessel (estimated launch in 2021)

Days: 11-23 | Contact us for pricing

Capable of negotiating the strongest winds and waves, the Slyvia Earle will be built to world-class polar standards. Accommodating 100 landing passengers plus kayakers and divers in the polar regions, with an average of 120 per voyage, the Sylvia Earle redefines expedition cruising. Not only is the ship bigger to contend with adverse weather conditions, but its added creature comforts also make for a more enjoyable journey out on the open ocean. The Slyvia Earle focuses on offering multiple landings, flexible itineraries, and a family atmosphere.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

Captain's Suite - The largest of all the rooms, the singular Captain's Suite will take you to the polar regions in ultimate style and comfort. Complete with large lounge area, balcony, walk-in wardrobe and en-suite, you'll need to get in early to secure this suite.

Junior Suite - The four Junior Suites take in some impressive scenery from their vantage points on Deck 7. When you aren't enjoying a landing, you can relax in the suites' separate lounge area, or just watch the world float by from the private balcony.

Balcony Stateroom Superior - With a bit more room to stretch the legs, the Balcony Stateroom Superior cabins are perfect for polar adventurers who travel with plenty of gear. Located on Deck 4 and 6, the Staterooms feature floor to ceiling windows, en-suite bathrooms and a comfortable desk area.

Balcony Stateroom Category A - The 23 Balcony Stateroom A cabins are the premium cabins, and the most abundant on board. These cabins are located in preferred positions on Deck 4 and 6 which provides easy access between Decks via the internal stairs or elevator.

Balcony Stateroom Category B - The 17 Balcony Stateroom B Cabins are standard cabins, many fitted with interconnecting features making them great for families or groups. These cabins are located at the fore and aft of Deck 4 and 6.

Balcony Stateroom Category C - The 11 Balcony Stateroom C cabins are the most economical, fitted with all the necessities and comfortable for up to 2 people. These cabins are scattered throughout Deck 6.

Aurora Stateroom Superior - With a bit more room to stretch the legs, the Aurora Stateroom Superior are perfect for polar adventurers who travel with plenty of gear. Located on Deck 7, the Staterooms feature french balconies, floor to ceiling windows, en-suite bathrooms and a comfortable desk area.

Aurora Stateroom Twin Share - There are three Aurora Stateroom Twin cabins featuring portholes, all with private en-suites. Located on Deck 3, they're close to the mudroom and loading platforms, perfect for adventurers who are looking for a comfortable base that's close to the action.

Aurora Stateroom Triple Share - There are four Aurora Stateroom Triple cabins featuring portholes, all with private en-suites. Located on Deck 3, they're close to the mudroom and loading platforms. *Please note the Aurora Stateroom Triple cabins are only available on certain departures.


Vessel Specifications

Guests: Average of 126
Cabins: 74
Decks: 8
Length: 343 feet (104 meters)
Speed: 15.5 knots

Itineraries & Pricing

Spirit of Antarctica (sample - 12 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 3 and 4
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 5 to 9
Antarctic Peninsula

Days 10 and 11
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 12
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Antarctica Explorer (sample - 11 or 12 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 3 and 4
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 5 to 10
Antarctic Peninsula

Day 11
King George Island

Day 12
Fly to Punta Arenas

Wild Antarctica (sample - 11 or 13 days)

Day 1
Punta Arenas, Chile

Day 2
Fly to King George Island

Days 3 to 9
Antarctic Peninsula

Day 10
King George Island / Fly to Punta Arenas

Day 11
Return Home

Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula (sample - 21 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Day 3
At Sea

Days 4 & 5
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Days 6 & 7
At Sea

Days 8 to 11
South Georgia

Days 12 & 13
At Sea

Days 14 to 18
Antarctic Peninsula

Days 17 & 18
Antarctic Circle

Days 19 & 20
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 21
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

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Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.

Pricing

Pricing varies based on departure date, trip length, and cabin type. Listed pricing is per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and subject to change. Please contact us for current pricing and availability.

Included: All meals onboard, guides & activities

Not included: International airfare, domestic airfare, gratuities, adventure activities such as sea kayaking or camping

2020-2021 Season
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