The Mv Quest has a rich history of Arctic sailing expeditions. The ship was originally built in Denmark in 1992 to serve as a passenger ferry along Greenland’s west coast.  In 2005, this sailing ship was completely refurbished to become a comfortable expedition ship with a maximum capacity of 52 guests, with 26 cabins in total, all with ensuite facilities keeping guests warm and comfortable throughout their sailing expedition in the Arctic.

The dining room on this ship has a panorama lounge, a small bar and a quiet library. In the lounge, there will be entertaining talks on the area’s history, wildlife, and other relevant topics by the team of expert local guides onboard.  There are also five zodiac boats which can be used to take guests ashore, or pretty much anywhere you choose to explore! The Mv Quest is a slightly smaller ship than most, which allows you to discover the untouched areas that some of the larger cruise ships along Northern Norway and the zodiacs can take you even closer to the stunning scenery and wildlife in this area.

The food onboard is “pure, fresh and straight from the source” and the onboard chefs use the freshest local ingredients, including seafood and game, to provide a cultural experience through their menu choices.  Any dietary requirements can be catered for, please let us know at the time of booking.

Room types

Twin cabins

Most of the cabins on board the MV Quest are twin cabins with two separate twin beds.  They all have an ensuite shower/WC and a small desk and chair. They all have a hairdryer and private safe too.  The standard twin rooms are around 10 metres squared.

Double Superior cabin and owner’s cabin

There are three double super cabins and one owner’s cabin onboard MV Quest. These are the only cabin types with a double bed. These cabins are located on decks 3 and 4 and are more spacious than the standard cabins and they are also the only cabins with TVs and armchairs in the rooms (please note that the TVs are meant for guests to link and stream from their personal devices, they do not pick up channels). 

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