Launched in October 2019 the Greg Mortimer, with a revolutionary X-Bow design, is one of the most dynamic and state of the art purpose-built expedition vessels on the seas. The revolutionary X-bow is designed to slice through the water rather than riding over the waves making for comfortable and fast travels through the polar seas.
Designed to carry a maximum of 160 passengers polar voyages will be restricted to 120 passengers.
Other features include two hydraulic side viewing platforms on deck 5, water level zodiac launching platforms on deck 3 and at the rear an activity platform for launching kayaks, divers and snorkelling groups along with a changing room. There is a gym with wellness centre and sauna along with rear sundeck. A forward observation lounge and rear observation deck along with a lounge used for lectures and presentations.
The 80 cabins spread over four decks all feature private facilities, bed can either be twin or double configuration, ample storage, power outlets and a daily cabin service, as well as all the basic amenities that you'll need onboard.
Aurora Staterooms: Lead in category. 23.2 square metres and located on deck three, all have portholes, a comfortable seating area, some can be converted into a triple cabin with the use of a sofa bed.
Balcony Staterooms: 23.1 – 28.9 square metres combined cabin and balcony, they are located on decks four and six and have floor to ceiling windows and a small balcony area with seating. Several cabins are available as interconnecting so work perfectly for families.
Balcony Suites: Located on deck four, the cabins are 36 square metres with a 10 square metre balcony, they offer a more spacious option for those who wish to spread out with a little more gear.
Junior suites: All four are located on deck seven, the rooms are 30.1 square metres and the balconies 14.3 square metres, the cabin is laid out with a separate lounge and sleeping area and have the capacity for a third passenger on a sofa bed.
Captain's suite: Located portside midship on deck four with a very spacious 35.9 square metres in the cabin and 10.42 square metres balcony accessible from both the bedroom and the lounge area.
- Sea-level zodiac platforms
- Lecture theatre
- Dining room
- Photography and art rom
- Jacuzzi/ plunge pool
- Sun deck
- Observation lounge
- Viewing platforms
- Hydraulic platforms
- Zodiac cruising
- Polar Plunge
Sign up activities include:
- Skiing – alpine and touring
- Diving (Advanced)
- Kayaking (Limited)
- Camping (Limited)
A wide range of itineraries throughout the Arctic and Antarctic are available.