Greg Mortimer

A best-in-class small expedition cruise ship offering guests intimate and sustainable adventures in the polar regions

Introducing Greg Mortimer

The Greg Mortimer, along with the sistership The Sylvia Earle, offer an unrivalled choice for guests looking to explore the polar regions in a small and intimate group with a strong emphasis on spending time outside exploring. It's an ideal choice for wildlife watchers, photographers and adventurous guests looking to experience additional activities in remote places, such as kayaking, diving and climbing. 

At the heart of the ship's design is the stylish wave-piercing X Bow, which offers excellent stability and fuel efficiency. For a small ship, the Greg Mortimer has a surprisingly spacious and inviting interior with a large observation lounge, lecture lounge, dining options in two restaurants serving exceptional meals and on-deck hot tubs.  

With just 132 guests per voyage, the Greg Mortimer has an intimate feeling missing on larger ships. Expect a great atmosphere onboard and lots of interaction with the guide team. 

Highlights of Greg Mortimer

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Small Ship Offering a Huge Expedition Experience

Taking just 132 guests per voyage, The Greg Mortimer excels at delivering an outstanding expedition experience. Its flexible small group is ideally suited to travellers who want to maximize their time off the ship exploring by Zodiac and onshore landings.
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A Great Choice For Adventure Activities

The Greg Mortimer is one of the best ships for additional adventure activities such as kayaking, diving, climbing, polar snorkelling and camping due to its small group size, wide range of equipment and onboard expertise.
3

Great Zodiac to Guest Ratio

Greg Mortimer can accommodate all guests at the same time in its fleet of 15 Zodiacs, which are speedily accessed via the ship's four zodiac boarding platforms. Expect less time waiting to board a Zodiac and more time exploring.
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Modern X Bow Design

A striking feature of the Greg Mortimer is the modern X bow design, which allows the ship to cut through heavy seas with the best fuel efficiency and stability in its class, providing fast and comfortable sailing for guests on sea passages.
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Best In Class Sustainability and Safety

The Greg Mortimer has high fuel efficiency and a streamlined design to deliver a massive reduction in emissions. The ship employs the latest technology, such as virtual anchoring, to prevent anchors from disturbing sensitive areas and world-class safety features.
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High Levels of Onboard Comfort

From well-appointed cabins with balconies, a choice of two restaurants, comfortable lounges, on-deck jacuzzis and a sauna and gym, guests experience a high level of comfort throughout their voyage with the bonus of travelling in a small group.
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Industry Leading Guides

The Greg Mortimer is known for its outstanding team of guides and polar specialists that offer it an excellent reputation for being one of the best small ships for activities, wildlife watching, and exploring.

Greg Mortimer Features

Exterior

Jacuzzi The Greg Mortimer

On Deck Jacuzzis

The two jacuzzis located on the top deck of the ship offer the best place to unwind and enjoy epic views in the height of comfort.

Hydraulic Viewing Platform

Unique hydraulic viewing platforms fold out of the side of the ship and offer guests unobstructed views of seabirds and marine life.
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Multiple Viewing Decks

The ship features spacious viewing decks, making it ideal for photographers and wildlife watchers.
Activity Platform

Zodiac launching platforms

Four extendable sea-level platforms offer guests an efficient and safe boarding of the ship's 15 Zodiacs.
Greg Mortimer expedition cruise ship activity platform

Activities platform

Situated at the stern of the ship is a significant activity platform with spacious activity preparation areas where expert guides prepare you for your adventure.

Interior

Greg Mortimer Observation Deck

Observation Lounge

A large bow-facing observation lounge with wrap-around windows and a bar area. The perfect place onboard to enjoy the captivating scenery from the warm.
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Bar and Lounge

It is a great place to share tales with fellow travelers, enjoy your favorite drink, relax comfortably, and enjoy the views through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

Lecture Lounge

Enjoy engaging talks by guides, naturalists and special guests in this large and bright state-of-the-art lecture lounge.

Mud Room

A large mud room used as a launchpad for Zodiac cruising with changing areas and lockers. Space for storing outer gear when not in use for ease.

Gym

Enjoy a workout with a view in the state-of-the-art gym with floor-to-ceiling windows and a range of the latest gym equipment.
Greg Mortimer Sauna

Sauna

Warm up after a polar plunge or a day out exploring in the stylish sauna with large windows to take in the exhilarating views.

Dining Options

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The Restaurant

In the evening, enjoy hearty international favourites after a day out exploring with the à la carte dinner. Enjoy buffet-style dining with a wide range of options during breakfast and lunch.
Greg Mortimer Tuscan Grill

Tuscan Grill

A new addition to the ship is the reservations-required concept restaurant, the Tuscan Grill, serving a range of exciting flavours.

Greg Mortimer Cabins

Stateroom Triple Share
  • Deck: 3
  • Cabin size: 21.4m² - 22.8m² (230.34 ft² - 245.41 ft² )
  • King bed or Twin beds
  • Private ensuite
  • Porthole window
  • Closet space
  • Room-controlled thermostat
  • Room safe
  • 42" flat-screen TV
  • Desk area
  • Mini bar*
  • 1 x 3-in-1 polar jacket per person (polar voyages only)

*Please note mini bar items are chargeable.

Stateroom Twin Share
  • Deck: 3
  • Cabin size: 15.8m² - 22.8m² (170 ft² - 245.41 ft²)
  • King bed or Twin beds
  • Private ensuite
  • Porthole window
  • Desk area
  • Closet space
  • Room-controlled thermostat
  • Room safe
  • 42" flat-screen TV
  • Mini bar*
  • 1 x 3-in-1 polar jacket per person (polar voyages only)

*Please note mini bar items are chargeable.

Balcony Stateroom Category C
  • Deck: 4 & 6
  • Cabin size: 20.9m² - 24.8m² (224.97 ft² - 266.95 ft²)
  • King bed & Twin beds
  • Private ensuite
  • Private balcony
  • Full-size window
  • Desk area
  • Closet space
  • Room-controlled thermostat
  • Room safe
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  • 42" flat-screen TV
  • Mini bar*
  • Cabin Inclusion
  • 1 x 3-in-1 polar jacket per person (polar voyages only)

*Please note mini bar items are chargeable.

Balcony Stateroom Category B
  • Deck: 4 & 6
  • Cabin size: 23.6m² - 24.8m² (254.03 ft² - 266.95 ft²)
  • King bed or Twin beds
  • Private ensuite
  • Private balcony
  • Full-size window
  • Desk area
  • Closet space
  • Room-controlled thermostat
  • Room safe
  • 42" flat-screen TV
  • Mini bar*
  • 1 x 3-in-1 polar jacket per person (polar voyages only)
  • *Please note mini bar items are chargeable.
Balcony Stateroom Category A
  • Deck: 4 & 6
  • Cabin size: 24.1m² - 28m² (259.41 ft² - 301.39 ft²)
  • King bed or Twin beds
  • Private ensuite
  • Private balcony
  • Full-size window
  • Desk area
  • Closet space
  • Room-controlled thermostat
  • Room safe
  • 42" flat-screen TV
  • Mini bar*
  • 1 x 3-in-1 polar jacket per person (polar voyages only)
  • *Please note mini bar items are chargeable.
Balcony Stateroom Superior
  • Deck: 4 & 6
  • Cabin size: 28.2m² - 40.2m² (303.54 ft² - 432.70 ft²)
  • King bed or Twin beds
  • Private ensuite (wheelchair accessible)
  • Private balcony
  • Full-size window
  • Desk area
  • Closet space
  • Room-controlled thermostat
  • Room safe
  • 42" flat-screen TV
  • Mini bar*
  • 1 x 3-in-1 polar jacket per person (polar voyages only)
  • Some of these rooms are equipped with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms.

*Please note mini bar items are chargeable in all cabins except Junior Suite and Captain's Suite

Junior Suite
  • Deck: 7
  • Cabin size: 38.9m² (418.71 ft²)
  • King bed or Twin beds
  • Private ensuite
  • Private balcony
  • Full-size window
  • Separate lounge area
  • Desk area
  • Closet space
  • Room-controlled thermostat
  • Room safe
  • 42" flat-screen TV
  • Mini bar (stocked once only, not replenished)
  • 1 x 3-in-1 polar jacket per person (polar voyages only)
  • 1 x pair of binoculars per suite
  • 1 x bottle of champagne per suite
Captain's Suite
  • Deck 4
  • Cabin size: 44.5m² (478.99 ft²)
  • King bed or Twin beds
  • Private ensuite
  • Private balcony
  • Separate lounge area
  • Desk area
  • Closet space
  • Room-controlled thermostat
  • Room safe
  • 42" flat-screen TV
  • Mini bar (restocked as needed)
  • 1 x 3-in-1 polar jacket per person (polar voyages only)
  • 1 x pair of binoculars per suite
  • 1 x bottle of champagne per suite

Greg Mortimer Deck Plan

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Greg Mortimer Destinations

Antarctica, South Georgia & The Falkland Islands

Explore Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands on an intimate small ship expedition aboard the Greg Mortimer with one of the most petite group sizes possible.

Iceland

Explore the wild nature of Iceland on a circumnavigation on Greg Mortimer. Explore hard-to-reach places on a small ship expedition cruise with daily shore landings by Zodiac.

Greenland

Choose from several voyages to explore the majestic wilderness of Greenland on an intimate small ship in total comfort. Greg Mortimer offers options to include Svalbard and Iceland on the same journey.

Svalbard

Greg Mortimer offers an in-depth exploration of the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic, famed for its diverse wildlife, with options to include other Arctic destinations.

Northwest Passage

Greg Mortimer offers the best option for adventurers looking to traverse the Northwest Passage in comfort on a small ship cruise.

What Makes Greg Mortimer Unique?

The Greg Mortimer is the first ship to feature the state-of-the-art X bow design, which creates smoother sailing experiences and reduces fuel consumption.

How To Plan Your Cruise On Greg Mortimer

Choose from Greg Mortimer's adventurous voyages, including the Arctic and Antarctica.

Contact our friendly travel experience team to get the best advice on cabins and itineraries and ask any questions you may have.

Please make your reservation with our friendly Travel Experience Team. All bookings made through North Pole Cruises receive 100% financial protection, and we include supplier failure insurance at no charge to you for extra peace of mind.

Before your expedition, we will send you lots of helpful advice about planning your voyage, including the best travel insurance, places to stay before and after your journey, travel requirements and a packing list.

Enjoy your once-in-a-lifetime expedition.

Greg Mortimer Ship Specifications

Length
104 M
Cruising speed
12 knots
Ice class
Polar Class PC6
Classification
PC6
Flag
Bahamas
Guest decks
6
Guest capacity
132
Zodiacs
15
Gross tonnage
7,892 GT
Motors
2 X Ingeteam
Construction
China

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Greg Mortimer Ship FAQ

Greg Mortimer has a fleet of 15 Zodiacs that can accommodate all the guests on the ship at the same time.

Greg Mortimer was launched in 2019.

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