Hurtigruten Cruises are a destination focused cruise line that offer a unique cruising experience. Peacefully floating through smaller known areas of Norway, Greenland, Europe and Antarctica on quaint ships, they enable guests to discover places which aren’t common to tourists.
The Hurtigruten fleet was designed to carry freight and mail between remote regions, and still remain as working mail ships today. Being able to join this experience enables guests to visit secluded regions of a destination.
With a fleet of 12 stylish ships, Hurtigruten offer a comfortable home on water, with numerous lounges to relax, well-equipped gyms, Jacuzzis and locally sourced cuisine.
A fresh new Arctic Interior to the Norwegian coast sailing vessel's will be implemented as of 2016. A refresh will be given to public areas and the new design will have a cool, contemporary Scandinavian feel with natural materials including wood, slate and leather.
Sailing to some of the most fascinating parts of the world you can expect to be staring up in awe at the Northern Lights, enjoying the stunning curved landscape of the Fjords or delving into the Drake Passage and down to the Antarctic Peninsula. It’s these sort of itineraries that make Hurtigruten Cruises such a once in a lifetime experience.
An exploration around Antartica is a truly remarkable experience. You will come close to some of the most extinct wildlife in the world including whales and penguins.
The Norwegian Fjords and Iceland allow you to capture the most incredible views you will ever see, from the Northern Lights to sculptured fjords, be sure your camera has plenty of memory. A ship alarm will tell passengers when the northern lights have been sighted ensuring that everybody has the chance to see them.
Not only do Hurtigruten explore these wonderful destinations, they offer a range of exciting excursions for you to experience. From enjoying the incredible scenery of the Lofoton Islands on a horse to dog sledding through the snow in Norway. Some of the amazing excursions you can experience include:
Art Nouveau Walk
Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium and Mount Aksla
Nidaros Cathedral and Ringve Museum
Rid-safari to Saltstraumen
Scenery and huskies tour
Polar kistroy walk
A taste of Lapland
Riverboat to the Russian border
Breakfast at the North Cape
Midnight concert at the Arctic Cathedral
Lofoton Islands by horse
The Snow Hotel
Dresscode is smart casual onboard including the Captain's welcome drink. Heels are not encouraged and comfortable shoes are advised. Comfortable, functional clothing is advised for shore excursions.
These beautiful, intimate cruises cannot go unnoticed. With a high standard of fresh, seasonal foods in a relaxed atmosphere, Hurtigruten promises an experience like no other. See our full list of Hurtigruten deals to get started on the adventure of a lifetime...
Although Hurtigruten welcome cruisers of all ages, they do not provide child care, kids clubs or family activities onboard.
There is plenty to enjoy during sea days with onboard activities including ship bridge visits, painting activities and expert talks covering the science and history of the regions sailed. There are also quizzes, a ship library and an opportunity to tour the onboard art.
Cabins are comfortable, practical and spacious with ample storage space to suit the itinerary. Heated bathroom floors add an extra element of comfort, whilst bow cameras in the inside cabins allow passengers to see what is going on outside.
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