MV Spirit of Enderby

Aurora Expeditions Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  None

Spirit of Enderby is a fully ice-strengthened expedition vessel, built in 1984 for polar and oceanographic research and is perfect for expedition cruising. Carrying just 50 passengers and refurbished in November 2009 to provide comfortable accommodation.  Spirit of Enderby passengers tend to be Mixed around 50 and Australian & International. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 36.9 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.9 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 34.5 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 3.1 passengers.
Size Very Small
Built 1984
Refit 2009
Tonnage 2140
Passengers (Min/Max) 58/62
Crew 20
Officers Russian
Total  29
All cabins are outside, mostly with two bunk beds and a compact bathroom. Some cabins have shared bathroom facilities. Suites are larger and have a double bed and a single sofa-bed, separate sitting area, TV and refrigerator. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  29
Inside  0
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins  
Pools Out/In  0/0
There is plenty of deck space for observing scenery and wildlife as well as a large bridge open for viewing. The vessel carries a fleet of sturdy Zodiac craft for beach landings.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Good
There is on comfortable dining room with free seating and serving plenty of good quality solid food. Breakfast is buffet while lunch and dinner are served with a choice of main course. Main Dining Rooms  2
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  0
Lectures by the expedition staff will be given in the lounge as well as video documentaries and films. There is also an open bridge policy - an excellent place to watch ship operations and maintain a lookout for wildlife.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino No
Shipboard clothing is informal and casual. Jeans, slacks, casual shirts and deck or running shoes are the normal garb. A padded ski jacket or down parka, scarf, balaclava and three pairs of gloves would be good for exploration in polar regions.
We recommend $US7 per passenger per day that you are on the ship.
Wheelchair cabins 0
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. There are no facilities for disabled passengers on this ship.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 0
The rating for children is Unsuitable. There are no children's facilities. 

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