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  • Amy snow biking Our Team

    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

  • Chris Packham Our Tour Experts

    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

Quark Expeditions, Ocean Adventurer, Exterior

Ocean Adventurer

  • Expeditionary Ship

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Triple (Triple)

Ocean Adventurer Triple Cabin

Located on the Main Deck, averaging 39 square metres with two lower berths, one upper berth and a porthole.

Lower Deck Twin (Lower Deck Twin)

Ocean Adventurer Lower Deck Twin

Twin bedded with a porthole.

Main Deck Twin Porthole (Main Deck Twin Porthole)

Ocean Adventurer Twin

Located on the Main Deck, averaging 36 square metres with two lower berths and a porthole.

Main Deck Twin Window (Main Deck Twin Window)

Ocean Adventurer twin

Slightly larger cabins, averaging 42 square metres with two windows.

Superior (Superior)

Ocean Adventurer Suite

Located on the Upper Deck and around 43 square metres in size, these cabins have two lower berths and windows.

Deluxe (Deluxe)

Ocean Adventurer Twin Cabin

Located on the Upper and Captain’s Decks and averaging 49 square metres with two lower berths and windows.

Owners Suite (Owners Suite)

Ocean Adventurer Owners Suite

The only cabins found on the Bridge Deck and averaging 27 square metres.

Alternative boats

Our travel experts have years of knowledge and between them and have personally inspected or travelled on board many of the boats we offer.

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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.

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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.

Mame / Country of Register

Ice thickness (cm)

10 15 30 50

Ice thickness (cm)

lowest   highest
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super