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National Geographic Resolution is a next-generation expedition ship, purpose-built for polar navigation. A twin to the National Geographic Endurance, she is a fully stabilized, highly strengthened, ice-class Polar Class 5 (PC5) vessel, it is designed to navigate polar passages year-round, and safely explore uncharted waters, while providing exceptional comfort. Its patented X-BOW® is key to its design; its powerful wave-slicing action provides an extremely smooth ride in even adverse conditions, and even reduces spray on deck, for superior observation. She carries a full suite of expedition tools and offers a variety of experience-enhancing amenities.

This vessel has an observation lounge with bar, gym, Wellness area, infinity-style outdoor hot tubs, library, main lounge with full-service bar, 24-hour beverage and a photo workshop area for the guests to enjoy for leisure time. There are also expedition tools to enjoy such as Zodiac landing craft, kayaks, snowshoes, cross-country skis, undersea specialist operating a remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and underwater video camera for unique access to the polar marine world, hydrophone, aerial remote-controlled camera and video microscope.

National Geographic Resolution comfortably accommodates 126 guests in 69 outside-facing cabins. Cabins are efficiently designed, with sizes range from the 140-square-foot solo cabin to the 430-square-foot category 7 suite. Fifty-three of the 69 cabins, including all 12 of the solo cabins, will feature small balconies with floor-to-ceiling sliding doors that bring in the spectacular views and ample natural light. 

Comfort & convenience in every room
Every cabin has two portholes, a large window or balcony, and temperature controls. Bathrooms are modern and stocked with botanically inspired hair products, soap, and shower gel, plus a hairdryer. Cabins are equipped with expedition command centers with tablets and USB/mobile device docking, TVs, Wi-Fi connections, and hair dryers.

Dining: Food served aboard is fresh, local, and delicious, and sourced from suppliers with the shared values of sustainable use whenever possible. Meals aboard are almost always served in the dining room, located aft of the lounge deck. When weather conditions allow, the lighter fare may be served on the observation deck. There is no assigned seating and the dining room accommodates the entire expedition community in a single seating. During meals, your expedition leader, naturalists, and any guest speakers aboard will join you.

Public Areas: Two restaurants, a Chef’s Table for small group dining, Observation Lounge with bar, gym, Wellness area, infinity-style outdoor hot tubs, library, main lounge with full-service bar, 24-hour beverage, state-of-the-art facilities for films, slideshows and presentations, and a photo workshop area; plus, an expedition base with lockers for expedition gear, and an “open bridge” for access to your captain, officers and the art of navigation.

Meals: Two restaurants, featuring local, sustainable choices and unassigned seating for flexible, inclusive dining; plus a Chef’s table for intimate, small group dining. The main restaurant has 270º views, and the Observation deck restaurant features lighter, made-to-order fare.
 
Cabins: All cabins face outside with large windows, private facilities, and climate controls. 53 cabins have balconies. Cabins are equipped with expedition command centers with tablets and USB/mobile device docking, TVs, Wi-Fi connections, and hair dryers.

Expedition Tools: Zodiac landing craft, kayaks, snowshoes, cross-country skis, undersea specialist operating a remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and underwater video camera for unique access to the polar marine world, hydrophone, aerial remote-controlled camera, and video microscope.

Special Features: A full-time doctor, undersea specialist, National Geographic photographer, Lindblad-National Geographic certified photo instructor, and video chronicler, an internet cafe and laundry.

Wellness: The vessel is staffed by wellness specialists and features a glass-enclosed yoga studio, gym, treatment rooms and spa relax area, and high- and low-heat saunas with ocean views.

Technical Specifications:
Guests - 126
Cabins - 69 
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Itineraries

Traveler photographing the Jokulsarlon Glacier.
$14,800
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Meet Iceland’s people & culture
  • Actively explore Iceland's coasts
  • Experience Iceland’s unique geology
  • Travel with an expert team
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations is world-class: glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty. It alone makes a circumnavigation a very compelling idea. But when you add in components like …
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Los Glaciares in Patagonia
$21,040
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Antarctica and Patagonia: Legendary Ice and Epic fjords

18 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Seek out Antarctica’s wildlife
  • Visit Torres del Paine National Pa
  • Enjoy Tierra del Fuego
  • Cruise pristine waters
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The southernmost realms of the planet are places of unimaginable beauty, where humpback whales breach and penguins gather by the thousands, where icebergs shimmer and sapphire-hued fjords harbor snowcapped peaks and virgin forests. Join us on an odyssey aboard theNational Geographic Orionthat …
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Enjoy close-up wildlife watching!
$28,750
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Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands

22 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Admite Antarctica's unique beauty
  • Observe spectacular wildlife
  • Discover three different regions
  • Enjoy incredible photo ops
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The ultimate Southern Ocean experience, this South Georgia Island cruise expedition takes you into majestically spectacular wildness. Not even the vast migrations of Africa can rival the awesomeness of seeing a king penguin colony of tens of thousands of individuals stretching as far as the eye can …
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Elephant seals hanging out with a colony of penguins.
$28,750
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Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands

22 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Marvel at a king penguin colony
  • Experience Antarctic ice
  • See incredible wildlife
  • Travel to three distinct regions
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The ultimate Southern Ocean experience, this expedition takes you into majestically spectacular wildness. Not even the vast migrations of Africa can rival the awesomeness of seeing a king penguin colony of some tens of thousands individuals stretching as far as the eye can see. Or albatross …
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View the seal and cormorant colonies as you sail across the Beagle Channel
$19,470
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Best of Chilean Patagonia: From Torres del Paine to Cape Horn

Best of Chilean Patagonia - 15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore Isla de los Estados
  • See storied Cape Horn
  • Discover Torres del Paine
  • Zodiac cruise and kayak
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This unique 14-day land-and-sea expedition includes three days of exploring Torres del Paine, a jewel of Patagonia that teems with its iconic wildlife including Andean condors, guanacos, and rheas. Board National Geographic Orion to venture far beyond any tourist infrastructure. Kayak peaceful, …
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Sunset over Nagasaki
$23,480
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Coastal Japan: Imperial Dynasties and Modern Culture

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Visit castles and samurai districts
  • See ancient ruins of Gyeongju.
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Step back in time on a voyage into Japan’s riveting history, from the historic castle towns of the Edo period to the elegant shrines and merchant districts of the Meiji era to the poignant sites of World War II. As we trace the shores of Honshu and the islands of the Seto Inland Sea aboard …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$22,470
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Coastal Wonders of Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore secluded inlets by kayak
  • Encounter the Bronze Age ruins
  • Explore the culture of Faroe Island
  • Observe nesting seabirds
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow the Viking trail aboard the new National Geographic Endurance on a 16-day voyage from Norway to the far-flung islands and archipelagos of the Arctic. Cruise the famed Norwegian fjords and the magical Lofoten islands, explore Bronze Age sites in Scotland’s Shetland Islands, and delve …
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Porto Cityscape, Portugal
$6,870
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Culture and Cuisine from Porto to Basque Country

7 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Spend a day discovering Galicia
  • Discover iconic architecture
  • Sample world-renowned port wines
  • Experience Basque country
Activities:
Cooking Class, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Porto’s local Port Houses to the Basque country markets, this voyage is sure to satisfy your appetite for the cuisine and culture of the upper Iberian coast. Explore the splendor of Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, visit a Galician fishing village, meander through the villages of A …
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Enjoy fine dining on a Culinary tour, food
$6,870
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Culture and Cuisine: Oporto to Basque Country

6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Spend a day discovering Galicia
  • Discover iconic architecture
  • Sample world-renowned port wines
  • Experience Basque country
Activities:
Cooking Class, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Oporto’s local Port Houses to the chocolate makers of Bayonne, this 6-day voyage is sure to satisfy your appetite for the cuisine and culture of the upper Iberian coast. Explore the splendor of Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, tour a Galician mansion, meander through the local villages …
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Brilliant blue icebergs in Antarctic waters
$16,450
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Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • See legendary landscapes & habitats
  • Encounter iconic wildlife
  • Kayak, Zodiac cruise, and hike
  • Experience the Antarctic undersea
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Exploring Antarctica in an authentic expedition style, aboard an authentic expedition ship, is an incomparable experience. Join the National Geographic Resolution for the most exhilarating adventure the planet offers. This 12-day classic luxury Antarctica cruise takes you to huge tabular icebergs …
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A polar bear and her playful cub.
$11,990
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Land of Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Arctic Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • View polar bears on the pack ice
  • Observe walruses and other wildlife
  • Hike, walk, Zodiac cruise & kayak
  • Enjoy superlative photos ops
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A high Arctic archipelago situated beyond Norway’s fjord-fretted coast, a mere 600 miles from the North Pole, Svalbard is a place of deep fjords, snowcapped mountains, and massive sheets of ice glowing under the midnight sun. It’s a magnificent polar bear habitat that provides …
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A polar bear leaps across ice floes
$11,750
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Land of the Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Observe polar bears & walrus
  • Experience unique natural history
  • Hike across the Arctic
  • Unique photo ops!
Activities:
Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Svalbard is the best place on the planet to see polar bears—wild, majestic, in their native habitat: the sea ice. And see them we do––during our season in Svalbard, we observe all manner of behavior from hunting for seals amid the floes to frolicking cubs––all viewable …
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$34,540
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Northwest Passage

Greenland to Alaska - 22 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Glide between soaring icebergs
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Observe Wildlife
  • See Inuvialuit people
Activities:
Archaeological Sites
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For centuries the search for the Northwest Passage lured the most intrepid explorers, but it wasn’t until 1906 that Roald Amundsen finally completed the first sea voyage across the Arctic Archipelago. Aboard the newest member of our fleet,National Geographic Resolution,discover the …
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Bearded seal in Svalbard, Norway
$19,960
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Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore the rare northern fjords
  • Paddle in a deep fjord
  • Explore Lofoten Islands
  • Visit the famous building in Tromso
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take National Geographic Endurance in exploring Norway’s fjord-carved coast, from the charming town of Bergen, past the North Cape to the ice and wildness of the Svalbard archipelago, for a perfect balance between the charmingly scenic and the spectacularly wild. Explore Tromso and Bear …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$11,210
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Norwegian Discovery: Svalbard and the Northern Fjords

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Make for the wilder wilds
  • Discover the islands and fjords
  • Actively explore the scenery
  • Explore the coves and inlets
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a 10-day voyage aboard the new National Geographic Endurance, discover the remote islands and fjords of northern Norway, including the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Spend several remarkable days amid the ice floes of Svalbard and follow nature’s rhythms in search of walruses, seals, …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$11,990
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Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Isles

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Visit Shetland Islands for wildlife
  • Stroll to see the wooden houses
  • Explore Hardangerfjorden
  • Explore the Stone Age sites
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a voyage aboard the new National Geographic Endurance, sail across the North Sea in the wake of legendary explorers and seafarers, traveling from Norway’s breathtaking fjords and snow-dusted mountains to Scotland’s rolling green hills and ancient ruins. Glide beneath the dramatic …
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Torres del Paine
$13,480
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Patagonia: Chilean Fjords and Argentina's Staten Island

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Venture into wildlife reserves
  • Explore Isla de los Estados
  • Zodiac cruise, kayak, and hike
  • Take advantage of superb photo ops
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This carefully curated expedition offers the peak experiences of Patagonia and its surrounding environs in a compact 11-day timeframe on the National Geographic Explorer. Discover the fjords, glaciers, and panoramic vistas that make Chilean Patagonia one of the most lauded nature destinations on …
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Osaka's city lights after sunset
$19,470
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Sailing the East China Sea: Japan, Okinawa, And Taiwan

14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Island-hop your way from Japan to Taiwan aboard theNational Geographic Orion, experiencing a wide array of natural wonders, historic sites, and cultural treasures along the way. From the Edo-period towns on the southern coast of Honshu, set sail to the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, encountering …
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Mirror-smooth waters in the Lemaire Channel
$22,420
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South Georgia and the Falklands

18 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Admite Antarctica's unique beauty
  • Observe incredible wildlife
  • Hike in the footsteps of Sir Ernest
  • Explore in a zodiac
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Steeped in Shackleton and whaling lore, covered mostly in glaciers, South Georgia explodes with life: king, gentoo, and macaroni penguins, enormous elephant seals and a thriving fur seal population. On South Georgia you can observe one of the world’s great wildlife spectacles: tens of …
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Puffins on the Latrabjarg Cliffs
$6,580
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Wild Iceland Escape

5 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Soak in geothermal hot springs,
  • Discover Westfjords' biodiversity
  • Watch out for humpback whales
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast. Venture across the stark landscape of an island formed by volcanic eruptions, where the ground is still warmed by geothermal …
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$7,340
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Wild Isles: Rugged Coasts of Scotland and Ireland

6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Discover Viking longhouses
  • Explore the Stone Age sites
  • See the famous Shetland ponies
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The archipelagos of Scotland tell an intriguing story of ancient kings, early Christians, and prehistoric peoples making a life on Europe’s farthest frontiers. Beginning in lively Dublin, venture to the islands of the Inner Hebrides, Orkney, and Shetland, discovering evocative ruins and …
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Dates

2021
EmbarksDays 
Nov 1822Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands
Nov 1822Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands
Dec 0812Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Dec 1812Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Dec 2812Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
2022
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0712Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Jan 2712Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Feb 0622Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands
Feb 0622Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands
Feb 2618South Georgia and the Falklands
Mar 1315Best of Chilean Patagonia: From Torres del Paine to Cape Horn
Mar 1310Patagonia: Chilean Fjords and Argentina's Staten Island
Apr 087Culture and Cuisine from Porto to Basque Country
Apr 096Culture and Cuisine: Oporto to Basque Country
Apr 196Wild Isles: Rugged Coasts of Scotland and Ireland
Apr 248Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Isles
May 028Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Isles
May 1016Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard
May 2310Land of the Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Svalbard
May 2310Land of Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Arctic Svalbard
May 3010Norwegian Discovery: Svalbard and the Northern Fjords
Jun 0616Coastal Wonders of Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland
Jun 2110A Circumnavigation of Iceland
Jun 305Wild Iceland Escape
Jul 1722Northwest Passage
Sep 0915Coastal Japan: Imperial Dynasties and Modern Culture
Oct 0114Sailing the East China Sea: Japan, Okinawa, And Taiwan
Dec 0115Best of Chilean Patagonia: From Torres del Paine to Cape Horn
Dec 0510Patagonia: Chilean Fjords and Argentina's Staten Island
Dec 1318Antarctica and Patagonia: Legendary Ice and Epic fjords
2023
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0812Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Jan 1812Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Jan 2812Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Feb 0712Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Feb 1722Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands
Feb 1722Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands
Mar 0915Best of Chilean Patagonia: From Torres del Paine to Cape Horn
Mar 0910Patagonia: Chilean Fjords and Argentina's Staten Island

Cabins

Cabin
Category 1
Fore Deck with two large windows, Alcove seating, Relax chair 183 square ft. #406, 408, 411, 413, 415.
Standard Cabin Amenities
Cabin
Category 2
Fore Deck with two large windows, Alcove seating, Relax chair 205 square ft. #410, 412, 414, 416-419, 421-427
Cabin
Category 3
Main Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa 205 square ft. #512-524
Cabin
Category 4
Lounge Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa, 205 square ft. #608, 610, 612, 613-623
Standard Cabin Amenities
Cabin
Category 5
Bridge Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa 205 square ft. #708, 709, 711, 713
Cabin
Category 6
Bridge Deck—Junior Balcony Suite with large balcony, sofa bed 344 square ft. #710
Cabin
Category 7
Bridge Deck—Large Balcony Suite with large balcony, sofa bed, bathtub, walk-in closet 430 square ft. #700-707, 712, 714-717
Cabin
Category A Solo
Main Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa 140 square ft. #504-510, 513
Cabin
Category B Solo
Lounge Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa 140 square ft. #604, 606, 609, 611

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