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Hurtigruten cruises are unlike anything you've experienced before. A truly unique getaway, you can see some of the world's most remote and extraordinary destinations, in countries including Norway, Greenland, Antarctica and Europe. Enabling you to discover places that aren't often visited by tourists, you'll have a cruise that creates memories that last a lifetime. Each of Hurtigruten's 9 ships have all the amenities you'll require for an unforgettable cruise adventure, including comfortable lounges, well-equipped gyms, hot tubs and locally sourced cuisine to give you a taste of each region on your cruise. Book a getaway aboard Hurtigruten and see the world in the most remarkable way.


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Dining

The journey you take on Hurtigruten cruises doesn't just take you along Norway's amazing coastline, it also takes you on a culinary journey that focuses not only on delicious food, but also on sourcing sustainable, fresh and local ingredients. No matter whether you choose to eat a three course, sit down meal or a more casual dining experience, you can expect authentic Norwegian cuisine lovingly prepared by some of the most passionate chefs at sea.

Restaurants

  • Kysten- at this a la carte restaurant, no two days are the same when it comes to sitting down for your meal. Serving everything from free-range reindeer meat to the freshest seafood, your taste buds are in for a treat.
  • Torget- this main restaurant on each ship serves breakfast, lunch and dinner which feature an array of Norwegian specialities.
  • Brygga Bistro- if you're after a café style snack, this bistro-style restaurant serves pizza, sandwiches, burgers and steaks, as well as a range of tempting sweet treats.

Entertainment

While there may not be any onboard shows during your Hurtigruten cruise, this doesn't mean that there's no entertainment. With floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the ships, guests can sit back with a drink in hand and marvel at the incredible views across the sea and the coastline of some of Norway's most breathtaking locations.

In addition, for those moments when the Northern Lights makes an appearance, the observation deck is the place to be, offering unrivalled, front seat views of one of the world's most beautiful sights.

Family

Although Hurtigruten are more than happy to welcome cruisers of all ages, they do not provide child care, kids clubs or specific family activities onboard, although much of what is on offer can be enjoyed by guests of all ages.

Destinations

Sailing to some of the most fascinating parts of the world, guests 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 sorts of itineraries that make Hurtigruten Cruises such a once in a lifetime experience.

An exploration around Antarctica is a truly remarkable experience as you will come close to some of the world's most endangered species including whales and penguins, while cruising the Norwegian Fjords and Iceland allows 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.

Excursions

Not only do Hurtigruten Cruises explore some wonderful destinations, they offer a range of exciting excursions for you to experience. From enjoying the incredible scenery of the Lofoten 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, and Scenery and huskies tour.

Discover our recent blog post - Why You Should Book a Hurtigruten Expeditions’ Northern Lights Cruise to find out more about these incredible cruises.

The Coastal Express Destinations

The Coastal Express sails throughout Norway, calling at a variety of destinations including Kristiansund, Batsfjord and Alesund. With many of the itineraries starting in Bergen, the picturesque voyages will immerse you into Norwegian culture and sail on routes that offer some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world.

Hurtigruten Expeditions’ Destinations

On a Hurtigruten Expeditions’ voyage, you can see a variety of international destinations, from Antarctica to North America and Greenland. Also offering sailings to remote areas, they are designed to see unique ports, and give you a chance to see not only rural destinations but wildlife not often seen on a traditional cruise.

Things to do

Rather than flashy entertainment, Hurtigruten likes to ensure that guests can choose to enjoy their cruise at their own pace when onboard the ships. During sea days or after a day of shore excursions, onboard activities include 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.

In addition, guests can choose to let off some energy at the ships' gyms and sweat our their stresses with a trip to the sauna before taking in the incredible ocean views and rugged Norwegian coastline from the warm waters of a hot tub on deck.

Useful Information

Whether you're voyaging along the rugged Norwegian coastline or embarking on an Arctic Circle adventure, do so in the utmost comfort and style by staying in one of Hurtigruten's suites:

  • Owner's Suite- boasting two rooms and a private balcony, there's plenty of space in your Owner's Suite for winding down after the day's shore excursions.
  • Grand Suite- enjoy a long soak in the bathtub, a restful night's sleep and hours spent marvelling at the views from your balcony when you choose a Grand Suite.
  • Suite- with one or two rooms, and many with a private balcony, you'll love relaxing in your Hurtigruten suite.
  • Mini-Suite- smaller in size than other suites onboard, yet still featuring a double bed and space to relax, this is the perfect option for those looking for more than just a standard stateroom.

Dress code

Onboard a Hurtigruten cruise, the dress code is smart casual, even during the Captain's welcome drink. Comfortable, functional clothing is advised for shore excursions so that guests can be comfortable and able to make the most out of each and every destination.

Explore our selection of Luxury Antarctica Cruises.

The Coastal Express

Hurtigruten’s Coastal Express offers itineraries that are different to traditional sailings, as they make daytime and nighttime port calls at various locations during the voyages throughout Norway, and itineraries that sail solely across the Norwegian coastline. Connecting rural communities with a crucial sea link, the voyagers are used to not only transport passengers, but mail and other freight.

You'll leave your Coastal Express voyage with unique experiences, from learning in-depth information about Norway from the Expedition Team to sampling local food and stopping at ports that aren't frequently visited by cruise ships.

Hurtigruten Expeditions

For those looking for adventure, Hurtigruten Expeditions is ideal. Offering a nature-based cruise experience, Hurtigruten Expeditions’ ships visit an array of destinations across the world. By opting for a Hurtigruten Expeditions’ sailing, you’ll be travelling with other guests who share your passion of adventure and want to learn more about the world.

Sailing on a Hurtigruten Expedition ship will be unlike any cruise you've ever been on before, with cutting-edge science centres and daily lectures about the local culture and food from the Expedition Team. The itineraries are adaptable on expedition sailings since adventure and discovery are at their core, allowing you to take advantage of new possibilities as they present themselves.

For more information about the differences between The Coastal Express and Hurtigruten Expeditions, read our blog -Hurtigruten: Coastal Express vs Expeditions.

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