50 Years of Victory (Polo Norte)

  • Comfortable, friendly atmosphere: just 128 guests.
  • Icebreaking capabilities to the top of the world where regular ships cannot go 
  • 74,000 hp generated by 2 nuclear reactors get you where few have ever been
  • Helicopter for aerial-sightseeing.
  • 4 fully enclosed lifeboats ensure your safety in all conditions.
  • Onboard helicopters allow spectacular aerial-sightseeing
  • Fleet of Zodiacs bring you up-close and personal with Arctic wildlife, icebergs and more
  • Every cabin has exterior views and private facilities, for your comfort and enjoyment 
  • Onboard gym, two saunas, small swimming pool, and library allow you to relax between shore visits
  • Carrying the highest ice class rating possible, Victory can crush ice up to 3 meters (10 feet) thick, and is the world's largest and most sophisticated nuclear-powered icebreaker.

Onboard you hardly feel a thing. Absolutely unforgettable is the sound of mammoth slabs of ice colliding with the hull! An onboard helicopter extends the vessels ability to reach ice-locked, remote Arctic islands en route from the North Pole.


Cabins and amenities

  • All cabins have exterior views.
  • All cabins have private facilities.
  • One dining room with unreserved seating.
  • Aft Saloon for presentations and socializing.
  • Victory Bar with exterior views, open from afternoon to late evening.
  • Library with polar books.
  • Victory Bar staffed by a professional bartender, open from afternoon until late evening.
  • Gym, two saunas, and small swimming pool.
  • Clinic with licensed doctor.
  • One passenger elevator.
  • Arkitka Suite has a single bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the sitting room.

Ship Specification

  • Staff & Crew: 140
  • Guests: 128
  • Length: 150.7 meters
  • Breadth: 30 meters
  • Draft: 11.00 meters
  • Propulsion: 2 nuclear reactors 74,000 horsepower 
  • Ice Class: LL1 (the highest rating possible)
  • Cruising Speed: 21 knots in open water
  • Registered: In Russia by Rosatomflot
  • Lifeboats: 4 fully enclosed

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who has been many times to the Polar Regions

for the last 20 years


Hans Horlyck

Hello Zelfa

Argentina - I was there 4 weeks - there is a lot more to see - I will return. Antartica - once in a lifetime - fantastic.

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Dr. Rob Young

Dear Zelfa

Just had to write and thank-you for my wonderful trip to Antarctica. Imust say that I was extremely impressed by all aspects of the trip and Iam something of a globe trotter and not easily impressed.

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Bennes & Sabine Dietrich

Hello Zelfa, 

Happy New Year to you as well!

And thank you again for your hospitality in Buenos Aires. 

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For more information please contact Zelfa:

E-mail: antartida@antartida.com.br

Phone Brasil: + 55.51. 3334.5479

Phone Argentina: + 54.11. 4806.6326



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