• Greg Mortimer

  • Greg Mortimer

  • Greg Mortimer

  • Greg Mortimer

  • Greg Mortimer

Greg Mortimer: A Newly Launched Modern Purpose-Built Expedition Vessel

Days: 11-23 | From: $12,395/per person

Built to world-class polar standards, the Greg Mortimer is a premium expedition vessel capable of negotiating the planet’s strongest wind and waves to ensure a safe, comfortable experience no matter your destination. Each winter (or summer, in the Southern Hemisphere), it can be found navigating the waters of Antarctica before eventually following the sun north to spend the rest of the year cruising the Arctic—an endless polar summer! With an average of 120 passengers per voyage, the Greg Mortimer is well-equipped to facilitate land excursions (up to 100 individuals per outing), while simultaneously launching kayakers and divers on active explorations of each polar destination. Not only is the ship scaled to contend with adverse weather conditions, but it also redefines high-quality expedition cruising by adding creature comforts to make for a more enjoyable journey out on the open ocean. A top option for Arctic and Antarctic cruising, the Greg Mortimer focuses on offering multiple landings, flexible itineraries, and a welcoming atmosphere.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

Captain’s Suite – The largest of all the rooms, the Greg Mortimer’s singular Captain’s Suite will take you to the polar regions in ultimate style and comfort. Complete with a large lounge area, balcony, walk-in wardrobe, and ensuite bathroom, you’ll need to get in early to secure this suite.

Junior Suite – 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 your private balcony.

Balcony Suite – With a bit more room to stretch the legs, the Greg Mortimer’s two Balcony Suites are perfect for polar adventurers who travel with plenty of gear. Located on Deck 4, the Balcony Suites feature private balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows, ensuite bathrooms, and a comfortable desk area. These will sell out quickly!

Balcony Stateroom A – There are three cabin categories of Balcony Staterooms. These are classified as A, B, or C depending on the cabin size. Balcony Stateroom A cabins are premium cabins, and the most abundant on board (23 in total).  These cabins are located in preferred positions on Deck 4 and 6 which provides easy access between Decks via the internal stairs or elevator.

Balcony Stateroom B – There are 21 of these standard cabins, many fitted with interconnecting features making them great for families or groups. These cabins are located at the fore and aft of Deck 4 and 6.

Balcony Stateroom C – These 14 cabins are the most economical, fitted with all the necessities, and comfortable for up to 2 people. These cabins are scattered throughout Deck 4 and 6.

Aurora Stateroom Twin – The Greg Mortimer features eight Aurora Stateroom Twin cabins featuring portholes, all with private ensuite bathrooms. 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.

Aurora Stateroom Triple – There are six Aurora Stateroom Triple cabins featuring portholes, all with private ensuites. 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.


Yacht Specifications

Staff & Crew: 150 (minimum)
Guests: 120
Length: 343 feet (104.4 meters)
Breadth: 60 feet (18.2 meters)
Draft: 17 feet (5.3 meters)
Year built: 2019
Ice Class: 1A
Cruising speed: 12 knots
Gross Tonnage: 7400

Antarctic Itineraries & Pricing

Spirit of Antarctica (12 days)

From: $13,295/per person

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 3 and 4
Crossing the Drake Passage & South Shetland Islands

Days 5 to 9
Antarctic Peninsula

Days 10 and 11
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 12
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Antarctica Explorer (11 or 12 days)

From: $16,195/per person

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 3 and 4
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 5 to 10
Antarctic Peninsula

Day 11
King George Island

Day 12
Fly to Punta Arenas

Wild Antarctica (12 or 14 days)

From: $16,695/per person

Day 1
Punta Arenas, Chile

Day 2
Fly to King George Island

Days 3 to 11
Weddell Sea & Antarctic Peninsula

Days 12 to13
Drake Passage Crossing

Day 11
Disembark Ushuaia

Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula (21 days)

From: $24,295/per person

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Day 3 to 4
At Sea

Days 5 to 8
Antarctic Peninsula

Days 9 & 10
At Sea

Days 11 to 15
South Georgia

Days 16 & 17
At Sea

Days 18 & 19
Falkland Islands

Day 20
At Sea

Day 21
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

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Displayed itineraries are only summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.

Pricing

Days: 11-23 | From: $12,395/per person

Pricing varies based on departure date, trip length, and cabin type. Listed pricing is per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and subject to change. Please contact us for current pricing and availability.

Included: All meals onboard, guides & activities

Not included: International airfare, domestic airfare, gratuities, adventure activities such as sea kayaking or camping

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