Land of the Polar Bears
Enjoy the immense beauty of Svalbard on this high Arctic adventure, an expedition cruise among whales, walruses, polar bears and a million sea birds
Set sail on your very own arctic adventure onboard the magnificent MV Ocean Atlantic vessel.
Set sail on your very own arctic adventure onboard the magnificent MV Ocean Atlantic vessel. Glide past glaciers, spot polar bears and watch whales jump out of the crisp waters on our arctic cruises; or stay a little closer to home voyaging around the coast of the British Isles. The MV Ocean Atlantic is specially designed for expeditions, with an international ice class rating of 1B and shallow draft ideal for exploring fjords and bays. Onboard you can relax in comfort, with spacious interiors, luxury fittings and comfortable cabins to retreat to.
Designed to offer exciting adventures around the icy expanse of the Atlantic, this luxury vessel journeys to picturesque coastal spots around Greenland, Iceland, Britain and the Antarctic Peninsula. The destinations you reach will depend upon the tour you choose, as we offer a variety of fantastic arctic cruises on the MV Ocean Atlantic. Embark on Arctic Adventures from Iceland to Greenland, stopping at Reykjavik, Kangerlussuaq, Sisimiut, Ilulissat and more.
Or perhaps you’d like to discover The Great White Continent, where you’ll fly to Ushuaia to embark on a 13-night tour of Drakes Passage, the Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula, King George Island and Paradise Bay. Those wanting to explore a little closer to home will enjoy setting sail along the Celtic Seaways, where Dublin, Kintyre, Islay, Oban, Skye, Orkney and the Shetlands are all waiting.
There is no shortage of unforgettable experiences to be had during our arctic cruises. Those that are setting sail in the north of the Atlantic will enjoy visiting the Nasaasaaq mountain. Further north you’ll sail past icebergs at Disko Bay, visit brightly coloured houses at Sarfannguit and venture through deep valleys to Kangerlussuaq. Enjoy optional excursions such as an aircraft ride or boat trip to the Icefjord and 4x4 trip to the Reindeer Glacier.
Those wishing to sail south will enjoy a truly magical journey through imposing icebergs and dark blue sea, where the mountains meet the water. This continent is home to a huge variety of majestic wildlife that you will have the opportunity to spot, including polar bears drifting on ice floes, seals, birdlife, whales and walruses to name a few. During our arctic cruises on the MV Ocean Atlantic, you’ll visit Tierra del Fuego Archipelago, where you can enjoy whale safaris and explore the seabird rockeries on the South Shetland islands.
The accommodation onboard is comfortable and stylish, with twin or double beds, private bathroom, safe, TV, bedside table and hanging space. There are 103 cabins in total across four decks, each priced according to their size and location. The majority have outside views so you can watch the world glide by from your own warm retreat.
The facilities on board the MV Ocean Atlantic offer a comfortable and cosy environment in which you can relax and enjoy your surroundings. It is a large vessel at 459 ft, with five decks and two lifts, boasting plenty of spacious areas for guests to enjoy. Head to the panoramic lounge or observation deck to feast your eyes on the magnificent arctic landscape, sit in the lecture theatre to listen to daily briefings from tour guides, or enjoy a little TLC in the sauna, pool and gym. The restaurant serves tasty meals with a buffet breakfast and lunch, and table service for dinner.
Simply click ‘Book’ on the tour you’d like to join and fill in the booking form with your travel details. A member of our team will be in touch as soon as possible to arrange your place and provide and advice or guidance you may need. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm and Saturdays 10am to 2pm.
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