Polar Quest is a small Swedish company established in 1999, it is the world leading operator in expedition cruises to Svalbard. While many others chose to invest in bigger ships, this company promotes cruises in a more intimate environment.
Their fleet can take between 12 and 53 passengers. Therefore, the experience becomes more personal and you can reach the most remote areas and venture into narrow fjords, where more imposing ships will have difficulties to navigate through or simply couldn’t explore.
Sustainability is at the heart of Polar Quest’s projects.
All their expedition cruises are climate compensated and even more so, as they aim to over-compensate each year - their way to give back to mother earth for what they’ve been taken from it.
Cruising with Polar Quest not only give you the best experience when it comes to seeing remarkable wildlife but also they will take you to sites where only small ships can explore, making the expedition a truly unique experience for travellers.
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The ship is a marvellous piece of history loved by many travellers.
The M/S Stockholm was built in 1953 for the Swedish Maritime Administration, it is only in 1998 that she underwent a complete refurbishment. This will also mark the start of her career as a comfortable polar ship.
Build in Bergen in 1964 for the Norwegian Government, M/S Sjøveien is a classic ship with a modern touch.
She was used to train mariners between 1979 and 1995 before being in private ownership and turn into a hotel ship. She was then refurbished into an exclusive passenger ship, starting her career in Svalbard the summer of 2017.
We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.
Our expert team of Travel Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition cruises, ships & operators.
Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, with full package protection as standard.
As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.
Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.
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