Island Sky

Introducing one of the finest small ships in the world.

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Island Sky

Introducing one of the finest small ships in the world.

Island Sky is an expedition cruise ship — just with a little more style! Island Sky includes all the great features of classic expedition travel, such as expert lecturers and guides, Zodiac landings, and the small ship size, but ur goes to great lengths to provide passengers with maximum comfort. Enjoy daily adventures and landings in remote places, then settle back with wonderful cuisine and onboard service. There is no more luxurious way to enjoy an Antarctic cruise!

The Island Sky is one of the most luxurious ways to explore Antarctica; it boasts a wraparound sun deck with Jacuzzi, a library, dining room, exercise room, and so much more! Keep up to date with our seasonal polar cruise discounts and deals to make sure you snap up the best value Island Sky cruises. Read on below to find out more about the Island Sky, and please get in touch if you have any questions.

Introducing one of the finest small ships in the world. M/S Island Sky is hallmarked by its effortless elegance, impeccable service and atmosphere of charm and camaraderie. Now with the addition of more adventurous itineraries, alternative adventure options as well as an on-board Passenger Service Representative, Island Sky is the perfect blend of luxury and adventurous exploration. Is it a luxury ship? An adventure ship? It’s both!

Cabin details


Island Sky is an all-suite yacht accommodating up to 114 guests. Built in 1992 and refurbished and redecorated in 2016, each suite features:

  • Sea view
  • Queen-sized bed separable into two twin-sized beds
  • Sitting area
  • Satellite TV, DVD/CD player
  • Telephone
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Marble-appointed bathroom with fine toiletries
  • 225 square feet or more

Penthouse Suites and Veranda Suites (400 and 300 square feet, respectively) feature private balconies accessed via sliding glass doors, and white-glove butler service.


Great expeditions require great food! We are pleased to offer daily changing breakfast, lunch and dinner menus with an emphasis on providing well-balanced and nutritional cuisine. Our team of international chefs has boatloads of creativity and you are sure to experience a variety of interesting dishes throughout your voyage. The restaurant is located on Deck 2 and our service team looks forward to providing a memorable dining experience.


Returning from excursions, passengers enjoy complimentary refreshments, afternoon tea and all-day coffee in The Club, a gracious space for relaxation, surrounded by panoramic windows. Other Sea Explorer features include:

  • Library with Internet access
  • Lounge with audiovisual facilities
  • Dining room
  • Wraparound sun deck with Jacuzzi
  • Exercise room
  • Medical facilities with available doctor
  • Elevator serving all passenger decks
  • Swimming/zodiac platform


Above: Library

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