Akademik Vavilov
Expedition Ship
Akademik Vavilov, courtesy of Adeline Heymann OOE
Akademik Vavilov, courtesy of Adeline Heymann OOE
Akademik Vavilov, courtesy of Adeline Heymann OOE

Akademik Vavilov

Expedition Ship

92 Passengers


The Akademic Sergey Vavilov, a specialist expedition ship was built in Scandanavia for the Russian Academy of Science. She is designed to travel quietly during hydro acoustic research and is ice strengthened and stabilised for challenging conditions.

The Akademik Vavilov and her sister ship the Akademik Ioffe offer a focus on exploration and understanding, the itineraries tailored with supreme wilderness immersion in mind. These are the ships for an adventure, safe and spacious space for heading where few people have ever been.

The ship features spacious outer decks with incredible 360 degree views of the polar landscape and comfortable presentation spaces for educational sessions on everything from glaciology, to ornithology and photography.