Akademik Ioffe

The Akademik Ioffe is modern, comfortable, safe and ice-strengthened. Its public areas are ideally suited to small group sessions to briefings for all passengers, and includes a separate sitting area with bar and library where you can relax, catch up on some reading or watch the selection of movies and documentaries.

Sumptuous meals are prepared by an expert culinary team and served in the a dining room, which can host all passengers in a single seating. Other facilities include the theatre-style presentation room, gift-shop, fitness room, massage room, Jacuzzi, sauna and plunge pool. There’s also a dedicated expedition ‘mud-room’ where you can prepare for your off-ship excursions.

  • Shipyard: Rauma, Finland
  • Gross tonnage: 6230
  • Length: 117m
  • Beam: 18.2m
  • Draft: 6m
  • Ice Class: 1A
  • Maximum speed: 14.5 knots
  • Cruising Speed: 13.5 knots
  • Launched: 1989
  • Zodiacs: 10
  • Maximum passengers: 96
  • Electrical supply: 220 volts / European pin

Cabin Description

Main Deck Triple

Main Deck Triple

Located on deck 3 these cabins feature two lower berths and one upper berth. One lower berth can be converted to a comfortable sofa during the day. Washroom facilities are shared. There is a washbasin in the cabin, a writing desk and chair and ample storage for all cabin occupants. These cabins are efficient and well-appointed with two portholes with the option to open one.

Twin Semi Private

Twin Semi-Private

Located on deck 4 these cabins have two lower berths, one of which can be converted to a sofa during the day. These cabins have tall wardrobes with internal shelving for storage, a writing desk, chair, bookshelf, and a window that can be opened. Facilities are semi-private — meaning you share the washroom with the adjacent cabin.

Twin Private

Twin Private

Located on decks 4 and 5 these spacious, well-appointed cabins feature two lower berths, with private washroom facilities (sink, shower, toilet and bathroom cabinet). There are tall wardrobes with internal shelving for storage, a writing desk, chair, bookshelf, and a window that can be opened.

Superior cabin

Superior cabin

These very large cabins are located on deck 6, and feature two lower berths, a loveseat, writing desk and chair, ample storage and private washroom facilities. All cabins have a window that can be opened. These cabins provide great access to the outer observation decks and ship’s bridge.

Shackleton Suite

Shackleton Suite

Located on decks 4 and 5 these cabins are separated into two spacious rooms, one that is ideal for relaxation with a sofa (convertible to bed), large table, writing desk, chair, ample storage and a large window that can be opened. A separate private bedroom has a double berth with upgraded linen/pillows, night light, private facilities, iPad loaded with region specific material, mini stereo, capsule coffee maker, fully stocked mini bar, iPod alarm clock with audio line.

One Ocean Suite

One Ocean Suite

Located on deck 5 this cabin is separated into two very spacious rooms. A spacious lounge areas is perfect for relaxation and features a sofa (convertible to bed), large table, writing desk, ample storage, plus large pictures windows overlooking the bow (forward facing) that can be opened. The separate bedroom features a double bed with upgraded linen/ pillows, night light, and windows over the port side of the ship. The bathroom has a bathtub and shower. There is also a region specific iPad, mini stereo, capsule coffee maker, fully stocked mini bar, iPod alarm clock with audio line and several arms chairs.

Onboard Facilities & Services

After extensive renovations in 2011 the bar has become one of the best gathering places onboard – easily accessible to all passengers, it boasts outside views through portholes and a door out onto the main deck. Connected to the bar is the ship’s sitting area with piano, television, board games and puzzles.

Spend time whale watching from the covered viewing and seating area, or enjoy 360 degree views from the deck where a spotting scope and warm blankets are stored in a small observatory. You can also visit the ship’s bridge and chart room on Deck 6 which is open to passengers virtually 24-hours a day.

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Our current trips on the Akademik Ioffe

For our latest discounts and exclusive deals see our special offers page.

VoyageStart / EndAccommodationActivitiesPrices fromOffer
Pathways to Franklin23/08/2018
Resolute
01/09/2018
Cambridge Bay
Akademik Ioffe$6,795 USDSee more
Classic Northwest Passage & Baffin Island01/09/2018
Cambridge Bay
13/09/2018
Iqaluit
Akademik Ioffe$9,595 USDSee more
Pathways to Frankin11/08/2019
Resolute
20/08/2019
Cambridge Bay
Akademik Ioffe$7,095 USDSee more
Classic Northwest Passage & Baffin Island29/08/2019
Cambridge Bay
01/09/2019
Iqaluit
Akademik Ioffe$9,995 USDSee more
Epic Antarctica12/01/2019
Stanley
02/02/2019
Stanley
Akademik Ioffe$19,290 USDSee more
Antarctic Circle Quest12/01/2019
Stanley
22/01/2019
King George Island
Akademik Ioffe$11,195 USDSee more
Antarctic Circle Quest28/12/2019
Ushuaia
07/01/2020
King George Island
Akademik Ioffe$11,695 USDSee more
High Arctic Explorer14/08/2018
Resolute
23/08/2018
Resolute
Akademik Ioffe$6,795 USDSee more
High Arctic Explorer02/08/2018
Resolute
11/09/2018
Cambridge Bay
Akademik Ioffe$7,095 USDSee more
Ultimate Antarctica, Weddell Sea & Falklands22/01/2019
King George Island
02/02/2019
Stanley
Akademik Ioffe$12,095 USDSee more
Antarctica, Weddell Sea & Falklands07/01/2020
King George Island
18/01/2020
Stanley
Akademik Ioffe$12,595 USDSee more
Fins & Fiddles04/07/2018
Louisbourg
14/07/2018
Louisbourg
Akademik Ioffe$3,395 USDSee more
Fins & Fiddles14/07/2018
Louisbourg
24/07/2018
Louisbourg
Akademik Ioffe$3,395 USDSee more
Labrador & Torngat Explorer24/07/2018
Louisbourg
03/08/2018
Iqaluit
Akademik Ioffe$3,695 USDSee more
Fins & Fiddles: Canada's East Coast02/07/2019
Louisbourg
12/07/2019
Louisbourg
Akademik Ioffe$3,595 USDSee more
Labrador & Tourngat Explorer12/07/2019
Louisbourg
22/07/2019
Iqaluit
Akademik Ioffe$3,895 USDSee more
Baffin Island Jewel of the Arctic03/08/2018
Iqaluit, Baffin Island
14/08/2018
Resolute
Akademik Ioffe$7,295 USDSee more
Baffin Island Jewel of the Arctic22/07/2019
Iqaluit, Baffin Island
02/08/2019
Resolute
Akademik Ioffe$7,895 USDSee more
South Georgia in Depth17/11/2018
Stanley
03/12/2018
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$10,595 USDSee more
Christmas in Antarctica17/12/2018
Ushuaia
27/12/2018
King George Island
Akademik Ioffe$11,195 USDSee more
Antarctica Off the Beaten Track07/11/2018
Ushuaia
19/11/2018
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$8,895 USDSee more
Antarctica Off the Beaten Track06/11/2019
Ushuaia
18/11/2019
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$9,295 USDSee more
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica20/10/2018
Stanley
07/11/2018
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$13,595 USDSee more
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica29/11/2018
Ushuaia
17/12/2018
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$14,295 USDSee more
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica27/12/2018
King George Island
12/01/2019
Stanley
Akademik Ioffe$16,295 USDSee more
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica02/02/2019
Stanley
18/02/2019
King George Island
Akademik Ioffe$16,295 USDSee more
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica18/11/2019
Ushuaia
06/12/2019
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$14,195 USDSee moreSpecial offers available
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica18/01/2020
Stanley
04/02/2020
King George Island
Akademik Ioffe$18,095 USDSee moreSpecial offers available
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica15/02/2020
Stanley
04/03/2020
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$18,895 USDSee moreSpecial offers available
Antarctic Peninsula Adventure19/11/2018
Ushuaia
29/11/2018
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$8,695 USDSee more
Antarctic Peninsula Adventure04/03/2019
Ushuaia
14/03/2019
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$8,695 USDSee more
Antarctic Peninsula Adventure24/03/2019
Ushuaia
02/04/2019
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$8,695 USDSee more
Antarctic Peninsula Adventure06/12/2019
Ushu
16/12/2019
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$9,095 USDSee more
Antarctic Peninsula Adventure04/03/2020
Ushuaia
14/03/2020
Ushuaia
Akademik Ioffe$9,095 USDSee more