ABOUT THE SHIP

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Similar to her sister ship, the Hebridean Sky, the Island Sky is one of the original Renaissance seven built in Italy in the early 90’s. This all suite elegant expedition vessel carries up to 108 passengers and offers ample outer deck space for wildlife viewing. She has a robust polar library and all suites sport flat screen TV’s and DVD players. 

  • Staff and Crew: 70
  • Guests: 108
  • Cabins: all-suite with all exterior views
  • Length: 297 feet (91 meters)
  • Propulsion: 2 B&W Man diesel engines, 4750 horsepower
  • Ice Class: 1D
  • Cruising Speed: 12 knots
  • A full complement of Mark V zodiacs

WHY WE LIKE HER

  • COMFORT

    The Island Sky offers exceptional comfort with very spacious cabins compared to other similar-sized expedition vessels.

  • FOOD

    Meals are chef-prepared and guests enjoy complimentary wine with dinner. Even better, al fresco lunches are often offered on the spacious sun deck.

  • SPACE

    Her maximum capacity of 108 passengers is ideal in our books as it means plenty of space for everyone to get ashore and maximize their time on landings.

  • STABILITY

    State-of-the art stabilizers help reduce roll by 90% to help guests feel more comfortable on sea days.

RATES & DATES

Per Person USD Rates
2018-2019
Triple SuitePorthole SuiteWindow SuitePromenade SuiteDeluxe SuiteVeranda SuitePenthouse SuiteOwner's Suite
Antarctic Peninsula
Nov 30th - Dec 10th, 2018 (11 days)
Camp, Kayak
$6,995
1 Berth
$7,995
Full
$9,495
1 Berth
$10,295
Limited
$10,695
Full
$11,495
Full
$12,295$13,595
Full
Antarctic Peninsula
Dec 9th - 19th, 2018 (11 days)
Camp, Kayak
$6,995
Full
$7,995
Full
$9,495
Full
$10,295
Full
$10,695
Full
$11,495
Full
$12,295
Full
$13,595
Full
Antarctic Peninsula
Dec 28th - Jan 08th, 2019 (12 days)
Camp, Kayak
$9,995
Full
$12,495
Full
$14,595
$15,295
$15,695
Full
$16,495
Limited
$18,995
Limited
$21,995
Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica
Feb 12 - Mar 03, 2019 (20 days)
Kayak
$16,995
1 Berth
$20,795
$22,995$23,995$24,295
1 Berth
$26,995$29,695$32,295
Marine Mammals of The Antarctic Peninsula
Mar 02 - Mar 15, 2019 (14 days)
Camp, Kayak
$9,995$12,495$14,595
$15,295$15,695$16,495$18,995$21,995

INSIDER ADVICE

We’re a different kind of agency. We work on the ships, with the teams, and are currently active in the polar regions. Our insider advice is truly that - straight from the field - and it's updated in real time if things change.

ANTARCTICA

Everything you need to know about traveling to Antarctica. Including what time of the season is best for what you’re most keen to see.

ARCTIC

Everything you need to know about traveling to the Arctic. Which is a bit like our proverbial backyard/second home (because we’ve lived there).

WHAT TO BRING

Everything you need to know about what to bring on your trip. Including unusual stuff like why you might want goggles in Antarctica, or extra batteries in Svalbard.