Azamara Quest (Azamara Club Cruises)


Azamara Quest is one of two identical ships belonging to Azamara Club Cruises. Originally built as R Seven in 2000 for now defunct Renaissance Cruises. Later, she spent a portion of her time with Pullmantur (2003-2007) – a Royal Caribbean sister brand (like Azamara Club Cruises) before transferring over to her current status as Azamara Quest in 2007.

Azamara Quest offers a small boutique-hotel like cruise experience. With a higher than average crew:passenger ratio she offers more attention to detail on service, excursions, dining and also due to the size of the ship – smaller ports that can’t be visited by the larger cruise ships.

She doesn’t generally homeport in any region. Instead, she moves around the world to different regions throughout the year and runs longer than average cruises from them (14-28 days) – as most of the costs in a cruise are included in the fares, combined with the aforementioned crew ratio and ports – she appeals to the luxury or well-travelled cruise passenger, usually without children.


In 2015, the Azamara Quest and her sister ship were used by television presenter and biologist Nigel Marven for his documentary/travel program “Cruise Ship Adventures with Nigel Marven”, during which Nigel showed areas with outstanding wildlife that can be visited in popular cruise destinations.

Ship info

Cruise Line: Azamara Club Cruises
Status: In service
Ship size: Boutique ship
Ship class: R
Sister ships:
Passengers: 686
Staterooms: 338
Total crew: 408
Ship length: 181.0 m
Ship beam: 25.5 m
Ship draft: 5.8 m
Tonnage: 30,277
No. of decks: 11
Elevators: 4
Service speed: 18.0 knots
Onboard currency: US Dollar
Registry port: Valletta (Malta)
IMO number: 9210218
Call sign: 9HOM8

Build details

Shipyard: Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France
Build date: 1999
Build cost: $150 million USD
Entered service: 2007


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