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MV Ocean Diamond

Quark Expeditions Inc Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  Le Diamant, Song of Flower, Explorer Starship
Carrying a maximum of 189 passengers, this outstanding vessel features numerous adventure options plus onboard amenities such as a massage and wellness program and a well-stocked polar library.  Ocean Diamond passengers tend to be Adventurous 35-65 and singles and International. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 43.8 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 1.9 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 43.8 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 1.9 passengers.
Size Very Small
Built 1986
Refit 1990
Tonnage 8282
Passengers (Min/Max) 189/189
Crew 100
Officers European/International
Total  99
All cabins have exterior views and facilities en suite, flat screen TVs and DVD players in every cabin. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  99
Inside  0
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  1/0
Massage & Wellness Program, Photography Program.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  No
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Average
Chefs prepare delicious meals, three times daily. All-inclusive beverage packages available. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  0
Polar Library & Expert in Residence Program  Show Lounges 1
Cinema No
Library No
Casino No
Dress is informal. Comfortable, casual clothing for all inside activities, and good footwear. Gentlemen may wish to bring a coat and tie, and ladies a cocktail dress for the Captain's Welcome and Farewell parties but this is certainly not necessary.
Gratuities are divided amongst the entire crew/hotel staff. The guideline is US$9 - US$12 per passenger per day.
Wheelchair cabins 0
Wheelchair access is Unsuitable. There are no facilities for disabled passengers.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 2
The rating for children is Unsuitable. There are no special arrangements for children although they are welcome. 

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