• Length: 84.73m / 278.3 feet
  • Breath: 15.41m / 51 feet
  • Draught: 5.48m / 18.08 feet
  • Gross Tonnage: 2,923 tonnes
  • Speed (Max): 14 knots
  • Cruise Speed: 12 knots
  • Passengers: 84
  • Crew & staff: 38
  • Zodiacs & RIBs: 7
  • Electrical Outlets: 110 V, 60 Hz
  • Yard: American Shipbuilding, Toledo, Ohio
  • Year of build: 1970
  • Classification: INSB Ice class C
  • Flag: Union of Comoros
  • Engine: 2 ALCO 1600 HP each
  • Bow thrust: 1x 500Kw
  • Life on board the USHUAIA 


Air Conditioning and Heating 

The ship is fully climate controlled. Each cabin is equipped with individual temperature controls. Please contact our staff in case you wish to change these controls to your own comfort level. 



All announcements are made via our Public Announcement (PA) system on board. The bridge announces interesting events and wildlife attractions. Should there be an emergency call from the bridge we will make sure that you receive it! 


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Send your request to Zelfa

who has been many times to the Polar Regions

for the last 20 years


Ravipal Singh

Hi Zelfa, I'm back home in Los Angeles after an incredible nine weeks in South America. 

I had an absolutely fantastic time in Antarctica. The people aboard, expedition staff, Clipper staff, Clipper ship itself, the food, wildlife, Vernadsky, weather, crossing the Antarctic Circle were all absolutely magnificent.

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Nurul H.

Hi Zelfa, 

Guess my heart is still in Antartica! I've been to so many places in this world but there's nothing like Antartica.

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Lance and family

Antartica and the Cruise were  beyond our wildest imaginations!! The weather was great and we saw tons of penguins, whales and even orcas. I think I saw five whales breaching. The girls had a blast in the snow.

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Talk to Zelfa

For more information please contact Zelfa:


Phone Brasil: + 55.51. 3334.5479

Phone Argentina: + 54.11. 4806.6326



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