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    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.

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    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.

Spirit of Enderby

Spirit of Enderby

  • Expeditionary Ship

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Heritage Suite

Heritage Suite, Spirit of Enderby, Antarctica, Russian Arctic

Has a large lounge area, separate bedroom with double and single bed in the lounge, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. Large forward and side facing windows allow great views.

Mini Suite

Mini Suite, Spirit of Enderby, Antarctica, Russian Arctic

Has a large lounge area, separate bedroom with double and single bed in the lounge, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. Mini suites have windows.

Superior Plus Cabins

Superior Plus Cabin, Spirit of Enderby, Antarctica, Russian Arctic

Two lower berths, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. These cabins have windows.

Superior Cabins

Superior Cabin, Spirit of Enderby, Antarctica, Russian Arctic

One bunk (one upper and one lower berth), writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. These cabins have windows.

Main Deck Cabins

Main Deck Cabin, Spirit of Enderby, Antarctica, Russian Arctic

Two lower berths, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private washbasin. Nearby shower and toilet facilities are shared with other Main Deck Cabins. These Cabins have a porthole.

Main Deck Triple

Main Deck Triple Cabin, Spirit of Enderby, Antarctica, Russian Arctic

One bunk (one upper and one lower berth) and one additional lower berth, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private washbasin, Nearby showers and toilet facilities are shared with other Main Deck Cabins. These Cabins have a porthole.

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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Sue let me know that Steppes had been arranging voyages to the Russian Arctic since the 1980’s, and their experience was evident. What a trip!

Destination: Russian Arctic
Travel Expert: Sue

We were blown away by Sue’s in-depth knowledge of everything from endemic species to the history of Shackleton and his men. No question we had went unanswered, and no little detail was missed.

Destination: Antarctica
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.

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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.

Mame / Country of Register

Ice thickness (cm)

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Ice thickness (cm)

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