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Quark Expeditions, 50 Years of Victory, North Pole

50 Years of Victory

  • Expeditionary Ship

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Arktika Cabin

Arktika Cabin, 50 Years of Victory, North Pole

From 314 sq. ft. (29 sq. m), an Arktika Suite is equipped with one double bed and one sofa bed. Located on Bridge Decks 1, 2, and 3, it has exterior views and private facilities. A safe, refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each suite.

Mini Suite

Mini Suite, 50 Years of Victory, North Pole

From 225 sq. ft. (21 sq. m), a Mini Suite is equipped with one twin bed and one sofa bed. Located on Bridge Decks 1 and 3, it has exterior views and private facilities. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each suite.

Suite

Suite, 50 Years of Victory, North Pole

From 257 sq. ft. (21 sq. m), a Suite is equipped with one double bed and one sofa bed. Located on Bridge Decks 1 and 2, it has exterior views and private facilities. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each suite

Twin Cabin

Twin, 50 Years of Victory, North Pole

At 149 sq. ft. (13.8 sq. m), a Twin Cabin is equipped with one twin bed and one sofa bed made up each evening or on request. Located on the Bow Deck and Bridge Decks 1, 2, and 3, it has exterior views and private facilities. A TV and DVD player are included in each cabin.

Victory Suite

At 303 sq. ft. (28 sq. m), the Victory Suite is equipped with one double bed and one sofa bed. Located on Bridge Deck 3, it has exterior views and private facilities. A refrigerator, TV, and DVD player are included in each suite

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Tailor-made Journeys

Our travel experts have years of knowledge and between them and have personally inspected or travelled on board many of the boats we offer. This in-depth knowledge allows us to help you objectively narrow down the options based on your brief, to exactly the right holiday, boat and cabin for you.

Tailor made cruise titleDurationDescription
Voyage to the North Pole14 DaysTravel on-board a state of the art nuclear-powered icebreaker to the top of the world on this North Pole voyage, joining the exclusive club of humans who have arrived at this iconic and little-visited destination.View cruise itinerary

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Our adventure to the North Pole was everything we could have wished for and more. Sue made sure the logistics of our itinerary were seamless from start to finish.

Destination: North Pole
Travel Expert: Sue

Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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Why Steppes

Vessel Ice Rating Comparison Chart.

We use the Llyod Register scale to signify the ice rating of our vessels but you can see how that scale aligns with other scales in the chart below.

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Finland / Sweden
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Finland / Sweden
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Finland / Sweden
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Finland / Sweden
Category II
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IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
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IA
IA Super