The Ocean Albatros will make her maiden voyage in November 2022.
With a total of 95 comfortable staterooms and suites, all with unobstructed sea view, most with their own balcony, the Ocean Albatros will a popular expedition cruise vessel. Offering two restaurants, a wellness area, an Albatros Nordic Bar, an open deck dining facility, a modern lecture lounge, and other state-of-the-art amenities. The vessel will have more than a 50% lower carbon footprint than traditional expedition vessels and be one of the most environmentally friendly, implementing the Green Initiative Program, ensuring both absolute comfort and sustainability for our guests. The Ocean Albatros will also offer a unique panorama sauna, and a total of 12 dedicated solo travel cabins without a single-supplement.
All prices are in AU$ per person, twin share (triple in triple cabins). Prices are correct as of 17 Oct 2021.
|Cruise Itinerary||Start Date||End date||Starts/Ends||DAYS||Cat. G 12 single rooms||Cat. F*||Cat. E 7 Cabin||Cat. D. 3 Cabin||Cat. C* 57 Cabin||Cat. B2 4 Suite||Cat. B1 2 Suite||Cat. A* 5 Suite||Polar Premium Suite*|
|Through the North Atlantic: From Scotland to Svalbard||23 May 2023||01 Jun 2023||Aberdeen / Logyearbyen||10||$6,590||$4,290||$5,790||$5,490||$6,290||$6,990||$8,290||$9,690||$11,290|
|Svalbard: Last Stop before the North Pole||01 Jun 2023||08 Jun 2023||Longyearbyen||8||$6,990||$4,490||$5,990||$5,790||$6,590||$7,290||$8,790||$10,190||$11,990|
|Svalbard: Last Stop before the North Pole||08 Jun 2023||15 Jun 2023||Longyearbyen||8||$7,290||$4,590||$6,290||$5,990||$6,790||$7,490||$8,990||$10,490||$11,990|
|Svalbard: Last Stop before the North Pole||15 Jun 2023||22 Jun 2023||Longyearbyen||8||$7,490||$4,790||$6,490||$6,190||$6,990||$7,790||$9,390||$10,790||$12,490|
|Svalbard Circumnavigation||22 Jun 2023||01 Jul 2023||Longyearbyen||10||$9,490||$6,290||$8,290||$7,990||$8,990||$9,990||$11,490||$13,490||$15,790|
|Svalbard Circumnavigation||01 Jul 2023||10 Jul 2023||Longyearbyen||10||$9,790||$6,490||$8,490||$8,290||$9,290||$10,490||$11,990||$13,990||$16,490|
|Svalbard Circumnavigation||10 Jul 2023||19 Jul 2023||Longyearbyen||10||$9,990||$6,690||$8,790||$8,490||$9,590||$10,690||$12,490||$14,490||$16,990|
|Four Arctic Islands||19 Jul 2023||29 Jul 2023||Longyearbyen / Reykjavik||11||$9,990||$6,790||$8,990||$8,790||$9,790||$10,990||$12,790||$14,790||$17,590|
|In the wake of Eric the Red: Greenland to Iceland||29 Jul 2023||08 Aug 2023||Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq||11||$9,990||$6,590||$8,790||$8,490||$9,490||$10,590||$12,490||$13,990||$16,990|
|Greenland Disko Bay||08 Aug 2023||15 Aug 2023||Kangerlussuaq||8||$6,990||$4,590||$5,990||$5,790||$6,590||$7,290||$8,790||$9,990||$11,490|
|Greenland Disko Bay||15 Aug 2023||22 Aug 2023||Kangerlussuaq||8||$6,990||$4,590||$5,990||$5,790||$6,590||$7,290||$8,790||$9,990||$11,490|
|Into the Northwest Passage||22 Aug 2023||04 Sep 2023||Kangerlussuaq||14||$12,490||$8,290||$10,790||$10,590||$11,990||$13,290||$15,290||$17,890||$20,990|
|In the wake of Eric the Red: Iceland to Greenland||04 Sep 2023||14 Sep 2023||Kangerlussuaq - Reykjavik||11||$8,990||$5,790||$7,990||$7,790||$8,490||$9,590||$11,490||$12,990||$14,990|
|The Wild side of Greenland||14 Sep 2023||23 Sep 2023||Reykjavik||10||$8,290||$5,290||$7,290||$6,990||$7,790||$8,790||$10,290||$11,990||$13,490|
|The Wild side of Greenland||23 Sep 2023||02 Oct 2023||Reykjavik||10||$7,990||$4,990||$6,990||$6,890||$7,490||$8,490||$9,990||$11,490||$12,990|
|Some local flights are included in cabin price. Please ask at time of booking.|
Kayaking (from AU$1200 per person)
Immerse yourself in the incredible scenery of Antarctica onboard a kayak. Cruise past ice formations and see wildlife swim past as you glide along. You will be in groups of up to 12 with an experienced kayak guide who will take you to interesting locations, many that can only able to be reached by kayaks.
Available on all voyages.
There are six 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.
The Greg Mortimer features eight 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.
There are 14 Balcony Stateroom C cabins – which are the most economical, fitted with all the necessities and comfortable for up to 2 people. These cabins are scattered throughout Decks 4 and 6. The cabin and balcony combined size is between 20.9-24.8 square metres.
There are 21 Balcony Stateroom B cabins on board the Greg Mortimer. They are a standard cabin, many fitted with interconnecting features – making them great for families or groups. These cabins are located at the fore and aft of Decks 4 and 6. The cabin and balcony combined size is 23.6-24.8 square metres.
The 23 Balcony Stateroom A cabins are premium cabins and the most abundant on board. These cabins are located in preferred positions on Deck 4 and 6, which provide easy access between decks via the internal stairs or the elevator. The cabin and balcony combined size is between 24.1-31.3 square metres.
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. Some of these rooms are equipped with wheelchair accessible bathrooms.
The Greg Mortimer’s 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. Measuring 38.9 square metres.
Lounge / lecture theatre
Photography and art room
Gym, sauna and wellness centre
Jacuzzi’s / plunge pool
Zodiac launching platforms
Fully-serviced accommodation in your chosen stateroom
Daily shore excursions, guided walks, Zodiac cruises and some activities*
Comprehensive pre-departure information kit and destination
An experienced team of destination specialists and activity leaders
An informative and entertaining lecture program by our team of experts
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner including house wines, beer and soft
drinks, afternoon tea and snacks
Captain’s Welcome and Farewell drinks including four-course dinner, house
cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages
Pre-dinner drinks including canapés and bar snacks
Complimentary 3-in-1 polar jacket
Complimentary use of gumboots
Complimentary use of fitness centre
Complimentary access to onboard expedition doctor and medical clinic
Personalised photo book (post-voyage)
Entry fees to historic or tourist sites
Port, pilotage charges and landing fees.
The following inclusions are also part of select voyages. Please refer to the specific voyage Trip Notes for inclusions pertaining to the voyage of your choice:
All Antarctic voyages include one night’s pre-voyage accommodation (included in itinerary)
and arrival airport transfer (on selected preferred flights)
Flights mentioned as per itinerary
Guided town tour and activities as per voyage itinerary
Dimensions: Length: 104.4m Width: 18.2m Draft: 5.3m
Speed: 15.5 knots maximum
Built: To be completed in 2019
Operator: Aurora Expeditions
Ice-Class: 1A (The hull is one category below a full ice-breaker)