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M/V Ushuaia

  • M/V Ushuaia

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Built for the US agency NOAA (National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration), the Ushuaia has been constantly modernised and refurbished in its eight years operating in Antarctica. The Ushuaia is an ice-strengthened small ship, accommodating just 84 passengers; making it a comfortable and steadfast choice. Knowledgeable staff will ensure you get the most out of your visit and there’s an openbridge policy plus ample deck space for wildlife-viewing.

Ship Details

  • Passengers: 84
  • Staff and Crew: 38
  • Dimensions: Length 84.7m; breadth 15.5m; draught 5.5m
  • Cruising speed: 12 knots
  • Ice Class: 1C


Polar Voyages on M/V Ushuaia

Open-bridge policy; talk to the captain and learn how the ship navigates

Observation lounge for watching the passing scenery

Good social areas - restaurant, bar and library

Ample deck space for wildlife-viewing

Knowledgeable naturalists, historians and geologists on-board

Built for the US agency NOAA (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration)

Cabin Categories (View Deckplan)

Twin Cabin
One upper and one lower berth; porthole; washbasin; shared shower and toilet facilities between two cabins.

Twin Cabin
One upper and one lower berth; porthole; ensuite facilities.

Twin Cabin
Two lower berth; window; ensuite facilities.

Superior Cabin
Two lower berths; window; en-suite facilities.

Two lower berths (sometimes double and sometimes single beds); window; lounge; ensuite facilities; TV; DVD player; fridge.