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Cruises with Hurtigruten

Founded in 1893, Hurtigruten specialises in remote coastal voyages to magnificent Norwegian ports, as well as adventurous expedition cruises to Antarctica, Greenland and beyond. With a huge range of excursions, as well as onboard experts enriching your journey every step of the way, you'll be immersed in the great outdoors, fascinating culture and delicious regional cuisine.

Hurtigruten: Life on-board

  • Total cruises 309
  • Fleet: 14 Ships
  • Destinations: 17

While the facilities vary across the fleet, whichever ship you choose you can expect life onboard to be filled with outstanding service, comfort, entertainment and cuisine,plus destination experts to help you get the most out of your cruise.

Family

Through a complimentary onboard kids programme, Young Explorers, Hurtigruten have ensured that even the most adventurous of expeditions are family friendly. Created for children aged 6 to 12, your kids will make friends while learning about local culture, nature and sustainability through a range of daily activities.

Young Explorers is available year-round on the following ships:

  • MS Finnmarken
  • MS Roald Amundsen
  • MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • MS Otto Sverdrup

Dining

Just like every other aspect of Hurtigruten, the dining onboard aims to immerse you in the local cuisine of the destinations you visit - particularly Norwegian delicacies! Offering the most authentic dining at sea, Hurtigruten source many of their produce from the local ports they visit. Being Scandinavian specialists, chefs will bring out fresh lobster, prawns and other sea food right from the catching nets to your table.

Onboard Hurtigruten ships, you'll have at least three dining venues to choose from, including an a la carte restaurant with outstanding service, as well as an impressive menu for you to fill up on as much as you like at breakfast and lunch.

Entertainment

Looking to wind down after a long day of exploring onshore? Grab a book, find a cosy armchair and enjoy some peace and quiet, or head to the outdoor hut tub to soak under the stars. While you won't find Broadway theatre onboard the Hurtigruten cruise ships, instead you'll get the most out of your destination and have plenty of time to relax in between exciting excursions.

Recreation

Hurtigruten have taken on an enriching and insightful approach to entertainment onboard the fleet. The Expedition Team are the experts in delivering engaging lectures on wildlife, botany, history and even Norse mythology. Along the way on your cruise, they'll also point out key points of interest and wildlife sightings. Head up on deck with your binoculars and let nature entertain you through unforgettable sights and sounds.

From October 2024, not only can you take advantage of access to the science centre, destination-focused lectures, a reusable water bottle, an Expedition jacket, access to the sauna, snacks, food and included gratuities, but on a HX Hurtigruten Expedition voyage, you can enjoy an all inclusive cruise experience with daily expeditions, science-led activities, soft drinks, wine, beer and spirits from 1pm onwards, professional photos of your trip to take home and Starlink Wi-Fi onboard!

Read more about what's included on a HX voyage, along with what's included on a Hurtigruten Norway cruise on our blog - What’s The Difference Between Hurtigruten’s Coastal Express and Hurtigruten Expeditions?

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