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Island Sky (APT) Review

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Island Sky (APT)
-- / 5.0
3 reviews

Pros
Ship continues to enjoy top reviews from critics and cruisers
Cons
Onboard currency is the British pound
Bottom Line
Intimate ambience and exceptional service comes together

About

Passengers
114

Crew
72

Passenger to Crew
1.58:1

Launched
1991

Shore Excursions
0
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Sails From
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Island Sky (APT) Overview

In 1992 Island Sky, a former Renaissance Cruises ship, joined the UK-based Noble Caledonia, which more recently merged with Australian travel company APT. The acquisition helped establish the company's reputation for high quality, luxurious expedition cruises in predominantly northern hemisphere destinations. Extensively modernised and refurbished in 2010, the ship continues to enjoy top reviews from both critics and repeat cruisers.

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Island Sky differs slightly in internal configuration to its external twin, Caledonian Sky, with The Club and bar above reception on the third (Marco Polo) deck (where premium suites are located on Caledonian Sky). Island Sky's Owner Suites are on the top (Explorer) deck (where the Panorama Lounge is on Caledonian Sky).

Up to 114 passengers are accommodated on five decks that offer various cabin configurations. Rooms are divided into seven categories that include Standards (with portholes) on the lowest deck to Owner's Balcony Suites on the top (Explorer) deck.

The 91-metre long vessel is equipped for Zodiac excursions, which depart from its inbuilt marina at the rear.

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Island Sky (APT)
ipsmithpwc
Sail Date: Sep 2019
This is a very special ship and a very special company. Our 4th trip with them. The whole experience is a delight and the staff and crew are outstanding. Please ignore any previous adverse comments which completely... Read More
Island Sky (APT)
samg1#
Sail Date: Jul 2016
Reading such a description one would get the impression of sailing some luxurious & exotic "yacht" NOT the MS Island Sky!... Read More
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alannevillenz@yahoo.co.nz
Sail Date: Aug 2016
The ship was the Island Sky with a passenger capacity of only 114 plus some 70 crew. The ship's officers were a multi-national collection with most of the crew coming from The Philippines.... Read More

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