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Welcome To Vega 2, Your New Home Away From Home

Making her maiden voyage in April 2022, our 5 star elegant Scandi-chic designed boutique ship offers you an intimate setting from which you will be fully immersed in all the sights and scenery of your voyage.

The ship is yet to be named, but for now the two sister ships are working under the project names of Vega 1 & Vega 2, in homage to the first ship to sail the Northeast Passage.

For now, sit back, relax and take a moment to get to know your expedition ship.


Introducing Vega 2

Our brand new ship has been designed to journey to off the beaten path destinations and remote polar regions in style and comfort.

The ship incorporates a PC5 ice-strengthened hull combined with extra-large stabilisers to make your journey as smooth as possible.

120
CREW
152
GUESTS
9
DECKS
Length
337 ft (115 m)
Draft
18 ft (5.5 m)
Breadth
75 ft (23 m)
Registered
Malta
Cruising speed
15.5 knots in open water
Lifeboats
2 fully enclosed
Propulsion diesel-electric engines
4x Medium speed, Polar code Cat A

Sophisticated Elegance

We know how important outdoor space is, so our spacious, relaxing public spaces provide wide open, unobstructed views throughout the ship. The destination will always be in view.

Your Wellbeing 

The safety & happiness of our guests is paramount to our 120-strong crew on board as well as our passionate expedition team who'll be serving up thrilling shore excursions and lasting memories.

Cabin Types

Our 76 cabins including 6 suites have all the amenities you will need to feel comfortable including dressing gowns, hairdryers, personal safes and minibars.

Our stylish cabins all have desks, a dressing area and comfy seating. En suite bathrooms all feature glass-enclosed rain showers.

Oceanview
19 m2 Sleeps 2
Oceanview cabins features 2 single beds, bedroom and living room and a luxurious ensuite bathroom.
Balcony
28 m2 Sleeps 2
Features 2 single beds, bedroom and living room, a luxurious ensuite bathroom and your own private 6 sq.m. balcony.
Suite
44 m2 Sleeps 2
Our Suites features a superking bed and separate living room with and a soothing flame-effect fireplace a luxurious ensuite bathroom and a 12 sq.m. private balcony.
Premium Suite
49 m2 Sleeps 2
Our grandest suites features a superking bed and separate living room with and a soothing flame-effect fireplace a luxurious ensuite bathroom, spacious walk in wardrobe and a 12 sq.m private balcony.
Deck Plans
Deck 3
Photography Lab - Basecamp - Medical Centre - Library - Hair Salon
Deck 4
16 Oceanview Cabins - The Swan Restaurant
Deck 5
2 Suites - 30 Balcony Cabins
Deck 6
2 Premium Suites - 2 Suites - 24 Balcony Cabins - Swan's Nest
Deck 7
Heated Outdoor Pool - Club Lounge - Observation Lounge
Deck 8
Gym - Sauna - Spa - Jacuzzi - Bridge
Deck 9
Stargazing Deck
Our Cruise Itineraries
Scotland, Shetland Islands, Faroe Islands & Iceland
Setting sail from Scotland, cruise in comfort and style to Europe’s most remote and remarkable islands: Shetland and the Faroes. Their unrivalled natural beauty will take your breath away, and you’ll fall deeply in love with their misty mysticism as you stand at awe-inspiring archaeological ruins. Despite their modernity, these are essentially ancient places where the awesome power of nature is revered, and guests are made incredibly welcome. Revel in this hospitality, while you marvel at the only crowds you’re likely to see – nesting seabirds and migratory species. Your final destinations lie in Iceland – a fascinating land forged in the twin crucibles of ice and fire. Visit this country’s first and second cities, intriguing places in themselves but also gateways to a diverse collection of landscapes.
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Iceland in Depth
Experience the wild and fantastic landscapes of Iceland - the land of fire and ice - on our luxury boutique ship. Circumnavigate the geologically active island, accompanied by breaching whales, to see the puffin capital of the world. Along the way, we will discover the phenomena of fjords, spectacular waterfalls and neverending volcanic scenery. Book our Iceland in Depth cruise so you can soak in mineral-filled geothermal pools, hike to thundering waterfalls, duck under the spray of hot geysers, spot millions of puffins and trek across remote locations where only arctic fox live, to bring home memories that last a lifetime.
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Arctic Discovery: Iceland, Jan Mayen and Spitsbergen
Board our boutique expedition ship in the land of fire and ice for our 14-day Arctic Discovery
cruise and explore Iceland’s fjords and waterfalls as well as lava formations and bubbling mud
pools. We then set sail for Jan Mayen, a rarely visited island dominated by a snow-covered
stratovolcano in the middle of the Greenland sea. Our journey continues on to the northern
archipelago of Svalbard inside the Arctic Circle where the midnight sun throws shadows on the
icy landscape in our pursuit of arctic wildlife. Polar bears, walrus, seals and whales, and millions
of seabirds make our arctic cruise an unforgettable trip of a lifetime.
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