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MS Caledonian Sky

Small Ship Expedition | Australia & New Zealand

Welcome aboard APT’s award-winning expedition ship, the MS Caledonian Sky. The advantages of cruising on this intimate vessel are numerous, from smaller group sizes on included Zodiac excursions to no queuing when you disembark in port. Plus, we venture where huge passenger ships can’t, providing far greater potential for adventure.


The MS Caledonian Sky offers the perfect balance between the spacious comfort of a large ocean liner and the boutique advantage of a smaller ship.

  • The MS Caledonian Sky boasts a Promenade Deck and a range of elegant staterooms featuring ocean views, an ensuite bathroom and air-conditioning.
  • A truly boutique vessel, the MS Caledonian Sky hosts a maximum of just 99 guests, served by 75 crew members.
  • The MS Caledonian Sky boasts an outdoor dining area and when weather permits, meals can be enjoyed al fresco.
  • As part of your all-inclusive lifestyle, complimentary beverages – alcoholic and non-alcoholic – are served at your discretion all day, including regional beer and wine.

Cabin Categories

Standard Suite.

Standard Suite

Castle Deck, twin port holes, 244 sq. ft/ 22.7 sq. m
Superior Suite.

Superior Suite

Caledonian Deck, large window, 233 sq. ft/ 21.6 sq. m
Premium Suite.

Premium Suite

Promenade Deck, large window, 217 sq. ft/ 20.2 sq. m
Deluxe Balcony Suite.

Deluxe Balcony Suite

Bridge Deck, outside balcony, 260 sq. ft/ 24.2 sq. m
Premium Balcony Suite.

Premium Balcony Suite

Promenade Deck, outside balcony, 278 sq. ft/ 25.8 sq. m
Owners Suite.

Owner's Corner Suite

Promenade Deck, outside balcony, 368 sq. ft/ 34.2 sq. m

Ship details

MS Caledonian Sky Deck Plan

Refurbished in 2018, the MS Caledonian Sky offers the perfect balance between the spacious comfort of a large ocean liner and the boutique advantage of a smaller ship.

Length: 90.6m | Width: 15.3m | Max. Cruising Speed: 12 knots | Tonnage: 4,200 | Total Refurbishment: 2018 | Guest Capacity: 106 | Crew: 75

View a virtual tour of the MS Caledonian Sky

Exquisite gourmet cuisine is sure to be a highlight of your Luxury Small Ship Cruise onboard the MS Caledonian Sky. Each meal showcases world-class quality and impeccable service in true APT style.

An Intimate Dining Experience - Dining on board your ship is a relaxed and friendly experience. Enjoy delicious, outstanding cuisine in the company of a small number of other guests. Meals are offered in a leisurely single seating, so you may enjoy a relaxed meal reflecting on the day's discoveries with new friends.

Delicious Buffet Breakfast - In the elegant dining room, breakfast is served buffet-style. Enjoy the luxury of dishes cooked specially to order. Fruit juice, tea and coffee complete a fresh start to the day.

Tantalising Lunch & Dinner - Friendly and professional table service means all you need to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy your meal. For lunch and dinner, you'll love the tempting choices available on our ever-changing à la carte or buffet menu.

Dine Al Fresco - The MS Caledonian Sky boasts an outdoor dining area and when weather permits, meals can be enjoyed al fresco.

Enjoy a Touch of Local Flavour - We recognise that a key part of Luxury Small Ship cruising is the opportunity to discover the local flavours of the regions you visit. That’s why we include many opportunities to sample the local cuisine on board and enjoy an authentic insight into regional cuisine. Where possible, our chef will obtain fresh local produce in markets or buy the catch of the day from a passing fishing boat.

Included Beverages - As part of your all-inclusive lifestyle, complimentary beverages – both alcoholic and non-alcoholic – are served at your discretion throughout the entire day, including regional beer and wine. On board, 24-hour tea and coffee is available for your convenience.

On board, you'll enjoy first-class service from the attentive crew, whilst onshore, your specialist team and expert local guides bring your destination to life.

The Captain and Crew - Aboard the MS Caledonian Sky, high quality service and attention-to-detail come as standard. The professional and attentive crew cater to your every need, and thanks to a high ratio of crew-to-passengers, you'll enjoy a level of truly personalised service that far exceeds your expectations. Arrive on board as a guest, and leave your journey feeling more like a member of your onboard family.

Local Guides ;- We understand that in certain locations, it takes a local to show you the hidden gems that only residents know about. That's why, in most destinations on your APT Luxury Small Ship cruise, you'll gain a deeper insight and enjoy the added benefit of in-depth commentary from expert local guides.

Guest Speakers - Expert guest speakers are sure to enhance your onboard experience. With their specialist knowledge, they will introduce you to the culture and history of the places you visit, as well as making themselves available for informal chats.

Expedition Team - On an APT Expedition cruise, you'll venture into some of the most remote and intriguing corners of the earth. To ensure you get the most out of your adventure, all Expedition cruises are led and organised by our outstanding onboard Expedition Team. These hand-picked experts are specialists in their field. They are naturalists, historians and ecologists who will share their knowledge and enthusiasm with APT guests. They will coordinate the daily programme and hold talks and briefings throughout the cruise. Whether it be an historian retelling fascinating stories, or the marine biologist who dives into the open water to film a rare underwater scene for guests to experience on screen, your Expedition Team truly bring these magnificent regions to life.

The Lido deck offers outdoor dining with impressive views. The sun deck provides the perfect place to unwind, whilst the Panorama lounge features a bar and floor-to-ceiling windows to absorb the stunning scenery. In the library, relax with a book or keep in touch via the public computers with free internet access. You'll even find a small gym and a hairdressing salon.