M/V Ushuaia

An expert captain, officers and crew who are highly experienced in Antarctic navigation and have a great love of nature.

View All Images

M/V Ushuaia

An expert captain, officers and crew who are highly experienced in Antarctic navigation and have a great love of nature.

The M/V Ushuaia is a small, ice-strengthened expedition ship originally built for the United States agency NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration). She has now been refurbished to accommodate a maximum of just 84 passengers in comfortable cabins and suites. The Ushuaia offers great value cruises to the Antarctic Peninsula, as well as occasional cruises to South Georgia and Weddell Sea. Look under Departures for more information. 

The polar vessel USHUAIA is very well appointed and provides ample deck space and an open-bridge policy. The full complement of inflatable landing crafts ensures superb landings and wildlife viewing opportunities on otherwise inaccessible coastlines. You will also find a bar, library, lecture room, and observation lounge onboard. Sail from Ushuaia on the MV Ushuaia — arguably the best/quickest way to get to Antarctica by boat. Check out the Antarctica cruise page and get in touch if you have any questions. 

All cabins include ample storage space. Public areas feature a large dining room (one sitting), an observation lounge and bar, a conference room with modern multimedia equipment, a well-stocked library, a changing room and a small infirmary.

The expert captain, officers, and crew are highly experienced in Antarctic navigation and have a great love of nature. A specialist team of international expedition leaders and lecturers are all extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, helpful and dedicated to the protection of the environment. Chefs prepare excellent cuisine including many local specialties and the bar is well-stocked with carefully selected wines and spirits.

Accommodation: 

suite.jpgSuites: 4 Outside cabins with windows on the upper deck G, private facilities, two lower berths, lounge, TV, DVD player, and fridge. Suite 201 features two double beds, Suite 202 one double bed, and a sofa bed. Suites 204 and 207 feature three lower single beds. 

superior.jpgSuperior: 9 Twin outside cabins with windows on the upper deck G, private facilities, two lower berths. Cabin 301 has one double and one single bed. 

premier-twin.jpgPremier: 6 Twin outside cabins with windows on the upper deck G, private facilities, two lower berths; 2 Single cabins with portholes on the upper deck G, private facilities. 

standard-plus-cabin.jpgStandard Plus: 11 Twin outside cabins with portholes or windows on deck E, private facilities, two lower berths. Cabin 640 has one double bed. 2 Triple outside cabins with portholes or windows on deck E, private facilities, three lower berths. 

standard-cabin.jpgStandard: 10 Twin outside cabins with portholes on deck E, semi-private facilities, two berths (upper/lower). 

N.B. Semi-private facilities: Two cabins share one bathroom accessible from both cabins (shower and wc). Each cabin is also equipped with its own washbasin.

Classic Antarctica Cruise: MV Ushuaia

A small ship cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands aboard the M/V Ushuaia

WAS5730.00
NOW 5590.00
Find Out More

2020/21 dates now available

Weddell Sea Quest: M/V Ushuaia

An 11 day expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands & Weddell Sea aboard the M/V Ushuaia

FROM 7630.00
Find Out More

Classic South Georgia: M/V Ushuaia

A 20 day expedition to the remarkable sub-Antarctic paradise of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula aboard the M/V Ushuaia

FROM 14070.00
Find Out More

2020/21 dates now available

Polar Circle Quest: M/V Ushuaia

An 11 night/12 day expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula & Polar Circle aboard the M/V Ushuaia

FROM 8390.00
Find Out More

Expeditions Online Newsletter

Sign up to be an Expeditions Online insider and receive info on exclusive deals, discounts and more!