Viking Polaris

Why cruise on this ship?

First, we invented modern river cruising. Then, we redefined ocean cruising. Now, experience all the comfort and elegance of our award-winning fleet with an expedition ship built specifically to explore the world's most remote destinations and allow you to immerse yourself in these regions.

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Dining

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The World Cafe

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Features

  • Experience: Cover
  • Food type: Cafe

Mamsen's

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Features

  • Experience: Cover
  • Food type: Varies

Entertaining

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The Aula

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Features

  • Theatre
  • Cinema

Explorers' Lounge

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Features

  • Lounge
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The Pools

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Features

  • Pool Deck

Aquavit Terrace

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Features

  • Lounge

The Living Room

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Features

  • Bar
  • Lounge
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The Library

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Features

  • Library

Finse Terrace

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Features

  • Lounge

Enrichment

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Embarkation

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Features

Excursions

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Features

  • Excursions

Expedition Central

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Features

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The Laboratory

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Features

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Explorers' Desk

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Features

Health and fitness

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Nordic Spa

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Features

  • Spa
  • Wellness

Kids and teens

There are no children's facilities onboard.

Accommodation

Travel to the Galápagos to explore Charles Darwin’s living laboratory on board Santa Cruz II. She sleeps 90 guests in 48 contemporary-designed staterooms across three decks; no staterooms are located at sea level or near engines or generators.

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Owner's Suite

All amenities of the Explorer Suite, plus:

  • Priority stateroom access
  • Floor-to-ceiling drying closet
  • Four guaranteed priority reservations at The Restaurant or Manfredi’s (100 days prior to departure)
  • First priority expedition activity reservations (107 days prior to departure)
  • First priority booking of spa treatments (100 days prior to departure)
  • Dinner & guided tour with ship officers (subject to availability)
  • Large master bathroom, plus one guest bathroom
  • Separate dining area/board room that seats six guests
  • Private library, wine & music collections curated by Chairman Torstein Hagen

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Explorer Suite

  • 11 AM stateroom access
  • Floor-to-ceiling drying closet
  • Priority expedition activity reservations (97 days prior to departure)
  • Three guaranteed priority reservations at The Restaurant or Manfredi’s (90 days prior to departure)
  • Priority booking of spa treatments (90 days prior to departure)
  • Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water & snacks, replenished once daily
  • In-suite binoculars, coffee & Marius-weave blanket
  • Laundry, dry cleaning, pressing & shoe shine services
  • Complimentary Silver Spirits beverage package & bottle of champagne
  • Exclusive access to shared explorer Suite private garden lounge area

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Free Mini Bar
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Nordic Junior Suite

  • 11 AM stateroom access
  • Floor-to-ceiling drying closet
  • Priority expedition activity reservations (87 days prior to departure)
  • Three guaranteed priority reservations at The Restaurant or Manfredi’s (80 days prior to departure)
  • Priority booking of spa treatments (80 days prior to departure)
  • Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water & snacks, replenished once daily
  • In-suite binoculars, coffee & Marius-weave blanket
  • Laundry, dry cleaning, pressing & shoe shine services
  • Bottle of champagne

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Nordic Penthouse

  • 1 PM stateroom access
  • Floor-to-ceiling drying closet
  • Priority expedition activity reservations (77 days prior to departure)
  • Two guaranteed priority reservations at The Restaurant or Manfredi’s (70 days prior to departure)
  • Priority booking of spa treatments (70 days prior to departure)
  • Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water & snacks, replenished once daily
  • In-suite binoculars, coffee & Marius-weave blanket
  • Pressing & shoe shine services
  • Bottle of champagne

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Deluxe Nordic Balcony

  • 2 PM stateroom access
  • Floor-to-ceiling drying closet
  • Priority expedition activity reservations (67 days prior to departure)
  • One guaranteed priority reservation at The Restaurant or Manfredi’s (60 days prior to departure)
  • Priority booking of spa treatments (60 days prior to departure)
  • Mini-bar with soft drinks, water & snacks, replenished once daily
  • In-suite binoculars, coffee & Marius-weave blanket

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
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Nordic Balcony

  • 3 PM stateroom access
  • Floor-to-ceiling drying closet
  • Expedition activity reservations (60 days prior to departure)
  • Mini-bar with soft drinks, water & snacks
  • In-suite binoculars & Marius-weave blanket

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Deck plans

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Deck A

  • The Hangar
  • Medical Center
  • Embarkation
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Deck 1

  • The Hangar
  • The Hide
  • Explorers' Desk
  • The Laboratory
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Deck 2

  • The Aula
  • Salon
  • Fitness Center
  • The Nordic Spa
  • The Blue Room
  • Finse Terrace
  • Expedition Central
  • Nordic Balcony Staterooms
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Deck 3

  • The Aula
  • Shop
  • Travel Consultant
  • The Shelter
  • The Bow
  • Deluxe Nordic Balcony
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Deck 4

  • Explorers' Lounge & Bar
  • Deluxe Nordic Balcony
  • Nordic Jr. Suites
  • Nordic Penthouse
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Deck 5

  • Aquavit Terrace
  • The Pools
  • Bar
  • The World Cafe
  • Mamsen's
  • The Bar
  • The Living Room
  • The Library
  • Explorers' Lounge
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Deck 6

  • Owner's Suite
  • Explorer's Suite
  • Open Deck
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Ship facts
Passengers
378
Crew
260
Launched
2022
Last refit
Tonnage
30150t
Length
205m
Width
21
Speed
18kts
Decks
6
Wheelchair cabins
No
Currency
EUR