Viking Expeditions will begin sailing in January 2022. The first vessel, Viking Octanis, will embark on voyages to Antarctica and North America's Great Lakes. The second expedition vessel, Viking Polaris, will debut in August 2022. Viking River Cruises has partnered with some of the world's most prestigious scientific institutions including the University of Cambridge's Scott Polar Research Institute. The ships, classified as Polar Class 6, will hold 378 guests. View the video below to see amazing footage of Antarctica and concept art of the new ships.