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Akademik Ioffe

Built
1989
Guests
96
Crew
63
Length
117m
Width
18.3m
Staterooms
48
Cruising Speed
14.5 knots in open water
Draft
6m
Islandss
Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island
Country Region
Antarctica / South Pole

Ship Overview

The Akademik Ioffe was built for the Russian Academy of Science to the same specifications as its sister ship, the Akademik Sergey Vavilov. External stabilisers and a built-in trimming system provide exceptional stability and she has an ice-strengthened hull. All cabins have exterior views and she has plenty of open deck space. Facilities on board include a bar, sauna and plunge pool, as well as a library and a presentation room for wildlife talks and briefings.

  • Expert naturalists and historians
  • Access to bridge available
  • 48 cabins, all with exterior views
  • Cabins have either shared, semi-private or private facilities
  • Theatre style presentation room
  • One dining room with unreserved seating
  • Lounge and bar
  • Polar library
  • Multimedia room
  • Ship-to-shore communication via satellite
  • Clinic with licensed doctor
  • Exercise room, sauna and plunge pool
  • One elevator Deck 3 through to Deck 5

Reviews

Staterooms / Suites

  • Main Deck Triple
  • Twin Semi-Private
  • Twin Private
  • Superior
  • Shackleton Suite
  • One Ocean Suite

Features

  • Deck 3
  • Two lower berths
  • One upper berth
  • One lower berth can be converted to a comfortable sofa during the day
  • Washroom facilities are shared
  • Washbasin in the cabin
  • Writing desk and chair
  • Ample storage for all cabin occupants
  • These cabins are efficient and well-appointed with two portholes with the option to open one

Deck Plans

Deck 6
Deck 6
Deck 5
Deck 5
Deck 4
Deck 4
Deck 3
Deck 3
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Dining

With buffet breakfasts, buffet and/or plated lunches and plated dinners, the dining room can seat all passengers in one sitting. Attractively lit and comfortably furnished, it is served by ship’s stewards and hosted by  Adventure Concierges. Our culinary team includes four chefs who are creative and outstanding in their commitment to quality, outstanding taste, and healthy preparation. 
 
To keep up to date with the view from the bridge, live streaming video can be viewed on a television screen in the dining room during meals. A small lounge can be found in the forward part of the dining room along with a small bar used during meal service.