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  • Monday 8.30am - 5pm BST
  • Tuesday 8.30am - 5pm BST
  • Wednesday 8.30am - 5pm BST
  • Thursday 8.30pm - 5pm BST
  • Friday 8.30am - 5pm BST
  • Saturday 8.30am - 5pm BST
  • Sunday Closed
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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
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
 

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