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Hurtigruten has been operating premium exploration voyages to Norway, Antarctica, Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen, Europe, Africa, South/Central America, and Arctic Canada since 1893. Their itineraries of these unique destinations focus on the stunning diversity of its wilderness, inhabitants, flora, and fauna. Hurtigruten has a unique heritage that is combined with highly skilled crews and a diverse fleet of nimble, intimately-scaled expedition ships. This has enabled Hurtigruten to offer their guests unforgettable experiences in some of the most exciting corners of the world.
Incomparable expedition cruises
Some of the many reasons we recommend Hurtigruten include: their unmatched experience making landings in difficult-to-reach places in polar waters, up-close experiences, industry-leading sustainability practices, expert expedition team leaders, hands-on activities, and their commitment to giving back with The Hurtigruten Foundation.
Want to learn more about expedition cruising with Hurtigruten and additional benefits, including no port charges, beer and wine inclusive with dinner, and no gratuities expected? Read this free brochure to discover more.
Choose from a variety of cabin options ranging from Interior, Ocean View, and Suite categories on any one of our 15 ships offering modern facilities carefully blended with true character.Hurtigruten
Hurtigruten US – Book with Confidence
Plan the next expedition cruise of your dreams without worry! Book by January 31st, 2021 and if you have to cancel it for any reason, you will receive your refund – including your deposit – within 14 days.
Flights Included* to Expedition Cruises!
Get ready to adventure to remote, breathtaking destinations in 2022 and 2023 and the flights are on Hurtigruten! Save up to 10% off your sailing and they’ll book your flights to get you on your way to Antarctica, Alaska, Norway, Iceland, Europe and more!
Don’t miss this epic cruise deal, start planning your next world adventure and take advantage of this cruise and flight package!
Limited time only! Don’t miss out on these free 4-day land excursions in Iceland and Panama for this month only; ends 03/31/2021.
Start your free, 4-day land excursion in the country’s capital city of Reykjavik and travel around the island catching numerous geysers, waterfalls, picturesque mountain ranges, lava plains, green moss, wild flowers and more. Then, continue your adventure onboard with Hurtigruten by expedition cruise!
Arrive in Gamboa, Panama and begin your 4-day adventure discovering the beauty and wonder of the jungle where you will visit with Sloths in a sanctuary, explore and observe other exotic animal species, see the treetops by cable car, and you will go on a river safari to just name a few. Afterwards, continue on to adventure in Ecuador, Peru, Chile or perhaps even through the Panama Canal by adventure cruise!
Journey to the top of the world
Above the Arctic Circle, you’ll experience the dark winter of the Polar Night, where magnificent landscapes are bathed in an otherworldly blue glow. Or visit in the summer, when you can experience the Midnight Sun and the sun doesn’t set below the horizon. With Hurtigruten, you’ll explore Norway and the Arctic Circle with an expert expedition team, plus you’ll get up to 30% savings and shipboard credits.
- Learn where and when to spot the largest population of these marine animals.
- Trade traditional shore excursions for ones that let you explore right up close.
- Go off the tourist track, discovering historic towns and colorful, remote villages.
- See how Hurtigruten blends sustainability with state-of-the-art technology.
The World Awaits—Get Out There and Explore it!
Now is the time to plan that “future” travel you have been thinking about. To help you get out into the world in 2021, 2022 or 2023, Hurtigruten has savings for all!
Defy the ordinary and have the adventure of a lifetime! Travel by small, hybrid ships to some of the most remote, pristine, and breathtaking destinations in the world. Adventure with Hurtigruten, the leader in sustainable, exploration travel. Get closer to your next life-changing experience and take advantage of these incredible savings!
Just Launched: 2022 & 2023 Beckon!
Get these adventure sailings on the books for 2022 or 2023! Save up to 30% off per person to locations such as Antarctica, the British Isles, Iceland, South America, and more. What’s better? Receive $150 in onboard credit to make this deal even sweeter. Don’t miss this early booking discount for the new season!
And you’re off to explore all the adventures that 2022 and 2023 have to offer – the world is ahead! Save up to 30% off per person for new season sailings. Plus, each receive $150 onboard credit for our early booking deal!
You’re invited to look ahead to exhilarating journeys from Norway and the Arctic to South America and Antarctica and from the isolated Aleutian Islands of Alaska to the most remote shores of Greenland. Embark with Hurtigruten’s new Space to Explore program and choose from up to 30% savings, all-inclusive packages to Antarctica and Norway, or flight-inclusive packages to Alaska, Iceland, Greenland, and beyond. This offer is Valid for Travel Now Through 31 Dec 2020.
Transit the Drake Passage between South America and Antarctica in search of the world’s largest penguin colonies. Follow the rarely traveled Northwest Passage in the wake of history’s boldest explorers. Discover the Aleutian Islands on Alaska’s remotest coastlines, where brown bears roam freely in protected reserves. And stand in awe in Norway, where the northern lights paint midnight skies near the top of the world.
There’s never been a better time to start dreaming up your next great adventure – and with Hurtigruten’s Black Friday sale, there’s never been a better time to book it. Journey through unspoiled Antarctica, Alaska’s wilderness, Iceland’s volcanoes, and many more destinations in 2021 and 2022, all at up to 50% off when you book now through your Northstar Virtuoso travel advisor; Valid for Travel 30 Mar 2021 – 16 Oct 2022.
Again, this is For a limited time only as Hurtigruten is offering up to 50% off on select 2021 & 2022 sailings. Discover the world’s most spectacular coastlines aboard the most sustainable expedition cruise ships ever built. Each journey brings you closer to nature—from grizzly bears in Alaska, or active volcanoes in Iceland, to witnessing natural phenomena such as the Northern Lights, Midnight Sun, or a Solar Eclipse. You’ll explore remote destinations with rich wildlife for half the cost! Don’t delay – book a lifetime memory today!
Hurtigruten designs its ships with the Norwegian concept of “hygge” in mind. The term evokes a feeling of comfort and contentment, resulting in a cozy cruise that promotes well-being through exploration.Expert Tip
Eirik Raude is named for the Viking explorer (Eric the Red) who discovered, named and settled Greenland in the 10th century. Like its namesake, MS Eirik Raude is a great adventurer, meant to explore Arctic regions and the rugged Norwegian coastline all year long.
On board the MS Finnmarken you will find the relaxed Hurtigruten atmosphere combined with luxury. Rich colours, bold geometric shapes and lavish ornamentation characteristic of the Art Deco style. She is the only ship with both a swimming pool and Jacuzzi on deck. A defining feature on this ship is her bow; from deck 5 you can actually go all the way to the tip.
The original Fram was the most famous explorer ship of its time, and the achievements of her expeditions are unparalleled. MS Fram honors the heritage of the original Fram, using the most advanced technology and making her exceptionally well suited for expedition voyages in polar regions.
Hurtigruten will add its second hybrid electric-powered ship to its fleet in 2020: the MS Fridtjof Nansen. This state-of-the-art vessel will feature new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible.
The present king of Norway, a seasoned sailor, gives his name to this ship. The top deck offers great views of nature, whether you choose the sun deck, the observation lounge or the panorama lounge.
MS Maud, the current MS Midnatsol, is named after one of the most famous polar vessels of all time, Roald Amundsens “Maud” from 1917. The original “Maud” got her name from the first Queen of modern-day Norway. She had her namesake in Hurtigruten’s 1925 flagship DS Dronning Maud (“DS Queen Maud”).
The name Midnatsol (Midnight Sun) is something to live up to, and this ship is dedicated to the Norwegian summer.The interior’s bright, colourful décor is inspired by the warm sunny climate, a motif also reflected in the many pieces of Norwegian modern art on display.
MS Nordkapp is named after one of the highlights of the Hurtigruten voyage, the northernmost point of mainland Europe, the North Cape (71ºN).Being one of our expedition ships she comes fully equipped with panorama lounge, sun deck, observation deck, and her own expedition team.
Both the name and the interior design of this modern expedition ship are inspired by the spectacular Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).Working with her light and delicate interior, Norwegian artists have created a unique and distinct environment on board.
Expedition ship MS Nordnorge is aptly named after the northern part of Norway, most of which lies north of the Arctic Circle.At the top deck you will find a sun deck, an observation lounge and a panorama lounge, giving guests spectacular views of nature.
In 2020, MS Finnmarken will go through the biggest upgrade in Hurtigruten’s history. All the public areas, cabins and suites will be upgraded, and suites will be added on the top deck. She will host three different restaurants – Aune, Fredheim and Lindstram – each with its own unique dining concept!
‘Polarlys’ is the Norwegian word for ‘polar light’, a name given to the special Arctic phenomenon during winter.MS Polarlys is stylishly furnished with mahogany panelling, polished brass, and a selection of Norwegian contemporary art.
MS Richard With proudly carries the name of Hurtigruten’s founder.When Captain Richard With established the Norwegian Coastal Express back in 1893 it had an enormous impact on life along the Norwegian coast. The panorama lounges treat you to unforgettable views of the surrounding scenery.
In July 2018, Hurtigruten will add a brand new ship to its fleet: the MS Roald Amundsen. This state-of-the-art vessel will feature new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible.
MS Spitsbergen is named after the island in the Svalbard archipelago, known as the Arctic crown of Norway. Joining the fleet in 2016, her maneuverability and optimal size make her especially suitable for exploring the coast of Norway and beyond, bringing Hurtigruten guests even closer to nature.
The ship is named after the dramatic Trollfjord in Lofoten. She offers comfortable and modern facilities, with extensive use of Norwegian wood and stone. The large, two-story panorama lounge above the bow enjoys wall to wall glass allowing natural light as well as providing extraordinary views.