The 65-passenger Oceanic Discoverer was launched in 2005. At 207 feet long, the ship's small size is perfect for regional exploration, with the ability to explore narrow inlets and small coves off limits to larger vessels. Spacious en suite cabins enjoy ocean views. On board is a complement of Zodiacs, a glass-bottom boat, and a powerful aluminum excursion boat that can carry all guests during excursions. A spacious lounge, equipped with two large plasma TV screens, provides optimal space for lectures. The dining room features the finest fresh seafood of the region and a comprehensive selection of Australian and New Zealand wines. Guests may also choose to dine on the topside sun deck, which offers 360-degree views of the passing scenery.