Based in Miami, Victory Cruise Lines is a small ship line with sailings on the Great Lakes, Canada and the St. Lawrence River, New England, Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and Cuba. The company has two ships: Victory I and Victory II.
Complimentary features of a Victory Cruise Lines sailing include daily shore excursions, wine and beer at lunch and dinner, afternoon tea, and an included cocktail hour. On its Great Lakes cruises, the line aims to make port excursions special, with full-day tours in Niagara Falls and Mackinac Island. Onboard experiences include special cocktail hour events and themed high teas.
In Cuba, Victory is one of the few lines doing a circumnavigation of the island. Its two-week itineraries include overnights in Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santiago de Cuba. They will follow people-to-people guidelines. Shorter four-night cruises travel between Miami and Havana.
Passengers are generally North American cruisers who are ages 60 and older.
Victory Cruise Lines Fleet
Victory Cruise Lines has two 202-passenger vessels. One is the former Saint Laurent, which has been renamed Victory I. The coastal cruiser is owned by Clipper Cruises and was formerly chartered to Haimark Line. Victory II also is owned by Clipper Cruises. The ship previously sailed as Cape Cod Light and more recently, Sea Discoverer.
The ships have seven cabin categories, ranging from 130 to 325 square feet. All 105 cabins have individual climate control, magnifying mirrors, robes and slippers, flat-screen TVs, safes, telephones and a choice of pillows for queen beds that can be separated into twins. All of the cabins are ocean-view; there are no balcony cabins. Ship amenities include an onboard salon and spa, two dining venues, several lounges, an observation deck and a sun deck. Wi-Fi is complimentary.