Why We Like This Ship

  • A very comfortable, spacious mini-cruise ship with more facilities than most other polar ships
  • Huge outside deck space ensures that everyone has plenty of space for wildlife viewing
  • Good choice of larger than average cabins, all with en suite bathroom, including Singles and Suites with balconies
  • The 360 degree Observation deck is a great place to watch icebergs & wildlife
  • Comfortable theatre-style auditorium for lectures and briefings, with a huge projector screen
  • Internal Passenger elevator provides easy access to most decks
  • The ship's emissions are offset making it the first carbon neutral ship in the polar adventure industry

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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.

Balcony Suites

  • One double bed or two twin beds
  • Located on the top Observation Deck
  • Full-size window with a sliding glass door that leads to a private deck with chairs for magnificent views
  • Coupled with living rooms as well as ensuite facilities
  • Refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin
  • Largest cabins on the Ocean Diamond

Single Obstructed View

  • These cabins have one double bed
  • Picture window (in cabins 608 and 609 the view is obstructed by the lifeboats)
  • Located on the Captain’s Deck
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin

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

Suites

  • One double bed or two twin beds 
  • Located on the Main Deck
  • Two picture windows
  • Separate sitting area with sofas, two easy chairs, a small table, and two private bathrooms
  • Refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin

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)
  • Cabin 512 has a partially obstructed view

Twin Obstructed View

  • These cabins have one double bed or two twin beds
  • Picture window (in cabins 612, 615, 611, and 610 the view is obstructed, cabin 522 has a very obstructed view)
  • Located on the Captain’s and Upper Decks
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each cabin

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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