RCGS Resolute

Launching in November 2018, the RCGS Resolute is a purpose-built polar expedition ship. Designed for comfort this ice-strengthened ship is perfectly designed for the polar regions and has the highest ice class classification (Lloyds 1AS). It enjoys a unique partnership with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and is named after HMS Resolute a 19th century Royal Navy Arctic expedition ship that was sent to locate Franklin’s missing expedition through the North West Passage. The ship is also named after the Inuit town of Resolute in Canada’s Nunavut Territory.

The ships partnership with the RCGS will provide you with the opportunity to learn from and interact with world-renowned educators, researchers, naturalists, marine biologists, artists, historians and photographers.

The RCGS Resolute operates an open bridge policy that lets you get to know the crew and officers of the ship. Many have decades of polar experience and will have plenty of interesting stories that they can share with you.

The ship has 6 cabin categories with portholes on deck 3 and panoramic windows on decks 4,5 and 6 which provide magnificent views of the Polar landscape. The 6 categories are as follows The One Ocean Suite, Shackleton Suite, Superior Plus Cabin, Superior, Twin Private Cabin and Triple Private Cabin. The accommodation is stylish and well appointed with ample storage and a sectional lounge.

The facilities on offer include a Polar Library with an extensive collection of books and DVDs, a polar boutique, multi-purpose lounge and presentation room, gymnasium and fitness centre, wellness centre and massage, dry sauna and steam room and ship-to-shore satellite communications with email, and wireless internet access.

The crew place a focus on personalised experience letting you explore the unique experiences you want and helping you get the most out of your interests. The onboard program includes hiking, walking, zodiac cruising, photography, sea kayaking, wildlife viewing, camping and on some voyages in the Canadian Arctic cycling and stand-up paddleboarding.

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Why book with Polar Routes?

  • We have access to a wide selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From simple & great value to 5* luxury, choose the style of expedition cruise to suit you.
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your budget.
  • We only cover the Arctic & Antarctica, which ensures we know our destinations inside out.
  • Our team of Travel Specialists has extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • Our team has personally seen most of the ships in our core programme.
  • Prices the same or better than the operators direct, with full package protection as standard.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL, for your complete peace of mind.
  • As a team of passionate travellers, we really do care about you and your holiday.