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Vessel Type: Expedition
Length: 124 metres
Passenger Capacity: 224
Built / refurbished: 1974 / 2012
The 224 passenger vessel was completely refurbished in Norway in 2012 and is perfect for our exploration being large enough to provide stability, speed, spacious cabins and ample public space, yet small enough to manoeuvre in remote areas. The vessel is outfitted with the most current navigational and communications technology as well as with retractable stabilisers for smooth sailing. The vessel is ice strengthened and features 18 Zodiacs for our forays ashore.
With a maximum of 224 passengers, the Ocean Diamond offers cabins across its five decks. There a range of cabins and suites available and all feature outside views (porthole, window or balcony), full private en-suite bathrooms featuring bathtub and shower, a writing desk, individual temperature control, in-room safe, refrigerator, satellite phone access, hairdryer and flat-screen television and DVD player. Cabins range in size from 17 square metres to 30 square metres.
The Ocean Diamond features spacious public areas and ample deck space from where you can admire the beautiful passing landscapes. Public areas and facilities include an observation lounge with bar, a fitness centre, pool with bar, sun deck, lecture threatre with state of the art audio visual equipment, library and lounge. The restaurant serves all passengers in one, open seating and cuisine onboard is international. There is also a gift shop, clinic and a spa onboard.
The single sitting restaurant is located on the Lower Deck and is both spacious and light. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style and dinner is served to your table. All meals include a vegetarian option. Afternoon tea also served daily around the afternoon excursions and coffee, tea and water are available complimentary around the clock. Weather permitting, there will be the opportunity to dine outside on occasion.
The atmosphere onboard is focused on exploration and discovery with all the creature comforts you would expect from a vessel of this calibre. The onboard crew offer excellent service and in addition the expedition team will enrich your experience with their knowledge of the region. Through a lecture programme and shore expeditions, they will share their expertise and passion with you. After a day of exploration ashore, you will return to the comfort of a sophisticated ship with a friendly crew and informal atmosphere. A fleet of Zodiacs are used for landings and nature cruises, and during your voyage you will have the opportunity to visit the Captain and Officers on the Bridge to learn more about your journey, further fostering the expeditionary nature of our voyage.
A variety of excursions are available and bookable onboard.
Valid for all Best of Iceland bookings made until December 31st, 2020! For this Special Offer - Please choose from the options below and save up to USD 500 per person:
Option 1 - Self Drive South/West Iceland: Day 1 Arrival/Disembarkation. Day 2 South Coast, Waterfalls and Black Beaches. Day 3 Geysers, Gullfoss and Norse Heritage. Day 4 West Coast, Borgarfjord to Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport. Included services: 3 overnights in typical Icelandic accommodation including breakfast, 3 day car rental, category A (e.g. VW Polo), including unlimited mileage, CDW insurance and 24% Icelandic VAT, One way Airport pick up fee.
Option 2 - City Break with Golden Circle: Day 1 Arrival/Disembarkation. Day 2 Reykjavik. Day 3 Golden Circle Tour. Day 4 Reykjavik/Embarkation. Included services: 3 overnights including breakfast in Reykjavik (3* hotel), One way transfer to or from Keflavik Airport, Transfer to or from harbor to or from hotel in Reykjavik, Day tour of the Golden Circle including bus fare (from hotel/bus stop), professional local guidance, free Wi-Fi and admission to Friðheimar greenhouse, Day Tour Hop-on, Hop-off Tour Reykjavik including Hop-on, Hop- off, access for 24 hours, free WiFi and audio guide commentary in eight languages (German, Italian, Swedish, Icelandic, French, Spanish, English & Japanese).
The special is not combinable with other special offers (e.g. Super Early Bird). Terms and Conditions apply, special offer is subject to availability, please contact us for more details.