Why We Like This Ship

  • A very comfortable, stable mini-cruise ship with ample public spaces and far more facilities than most polar ships
  • Good choice of cabin types, all with en suite bathroom and flat-screen TV/DVD player.
  • Dedicated single cabins as well as larger suites with balconies
  • Massage & Wellness Program, Photography Program
  • Internal Passenger elevator
  • Comfortable theatre-style auditorium for lectures and briefings
  • Resident photography instructor overseeing the on-board photography program
  • Complimentary Expedition Jacket and rubber boots loan for the duration of your voyage
  • The ship's emissions are offset through an accredited provider, thereby offering the first carbon neutral ship in the polar adventure industry

What Our Customers Think

Voyages aboard the Ocean Diamond

Cabin Categories


*Note that the above measurements are approximate averages and exact cabin size can vary

The Ocean Diamond offers 82 cabins over 5 decks, accommodating up to 189 passengers in a range of triple, double and single cabins as well as suites on the main deck as well as balcony suites on the top observation deck.

All cabins have sea views and ensuite bathroom facilities. Also provided in all rooms are flat-screen TV and DVD players.

Suites (10) and Balcony Suites (10)

  • 10 suites are found on the main deck.
  • The other 10 balcony suites are located on the top observation deck.
  • Coupled with living rooms as well as ensuite facilities.
  • Flat-screen TV and DVD players
  • Large windows for magnificent views
  • Largest cabins on the Ocean Diamond

Twin Window Cabins

  • Located on the upper deck or main deck
  • Ensuite facilities
  • Flat-screen TV and DVD players
  • Large windows for amazing views
  • Double bed (although Twins with two twin beds can be booked)

Single Porthole Cabins

  • Highest level of privacy on the Ocean Diamond
  • Located on the upper deck or main deck
  • Ensuite facilities
  • Flat-screen TV and DVD players
  • Double bed
Ocean Diamond - Triple Cabins

Triple Cabins

  • Located on the lower deck.
  • These cabins have one double or two twin beds, as well as a third pull-down berth.
  • Ensuite facilities
  • Flat-screen TV and DVD players

Ocean Diamond Deck Plan


Onboard Communications

If you wish to stay in touch, even in Antarctica, you can choose from the options below:

  • Internet & wifi: available as a pre-paid PIN card that grants access to wifi spots found in the public spaces, but the signal should reach cabins too. Generally, 100mb cards cost about $100.
  • Satellite phone card: available as a pre-paid PIN card. Expect costs of around $0.25/minute when calling to the USA.
  • Ship-based email: available for a nominal fee of $30 (text-based emails)
  • Mail: it is possible to send mail from the ship

Please note that this is only for light data traffic and that the above prices are only approximate. You can use your own device and connect it to wifi. The ship is reachable via e-mail or phone. Final prices for these additional services will be posted onboard the ship.

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