Ocean Nova

  • Only 73 guests.
  • Kayaking and Camping options.
  • A fleet of Zodiacs for shore landings.
  • Scandianvian designed and built.
  • 2 fully enclosed lifeboats.
  • Dedicated single cabins.
  • Ice-strengthened hull. 

This Polar Adventure Ship delivers clean, crisp Scandinavian styling and a reputation as an excellent ship in the Antarctic. Built to sail the icy waters of Greenland, Ocean Nova's ice-strengthened hull has enabled the ship to park in the notorious ice of the Weddell Sea!


Cabins and amenities

  • 38 outside cabins, all with private facilities.
  • Spacious dining room with unreserved seating.
  • Glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room.
  • Lounge and bar, open late morning, afternoon and evening.
  • Library with collection of polar-themed books.
  • Ship-to-shore communications via satellite.
  • Clinic with licensed doctor.
  • Exercise room.
  • Dedicated single cabins.

Ship Specification

  • Staff & Crew: 38
  • Guests: 73
  • Length: 73 m
  • Breadth: 11 meters
  • Draft: 3.4 meters
  • Propulsion: Diesel - 2,000-horsepower
  • Ice Class: 1B
  • Cruising Speed: 12 knots in open water
  • Registered: Bahamas
  • Lifeboats: 2 fully enclosed


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Send your request to Zelfa

who has been many times to the Polar Regions

for the last 20 years


Bonnie Kraft

Oh Zelfa, I will never be able to thank you enough for your enthusiasm and knowledge that led me to venture onto the White Continent.

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Andor Cohenno

I fully enjoyed the evening in Buenos Aires. You really make me jealous when I hear all your Antarctic adventures.

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Dear Zelfa . We wanted to write and give you some feedback on our Antarctica trip.  It was a truly incredible experience which the whole family (all three generations!) loved. 
We were lucky to have near perfect weather conditions for our landing days which made up for rough conditions in the Drake passage.

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Talk to Zelfa

For more information please contact Zelfa:

E-mail: antartida@antartida.com.br

Phone Brasil: + 55.51. 3334.5479

Phone Argentina: + 54.11. 4806.6326



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