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Hurtigruten Celebrates 125 Years in Exploration Travel

Hurtigruten ship and RIB boat

Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, celebrates 125 years since founder Richard With brought the steamer DS Vesteraalen into service along the coast of Norway, establishing a regular sea link for locals and tourists, by hosting a plastic-free birthday party across all ports, destinations, offices and ships on July 2, 2018. “We continue to build on our 125 years…

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Hurtigruten Launches the World’s First Hybrid Ship in Norway

Roald Amundsen ship

Recently, Hurtigruten’s first hybrid ship, the MS Roald Amundsen touched water for the first time during a ceremony at the Kleven Yard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. This celebratory launch marks a significant milestone in the construction of the world’s first hybrid-powered expedition ship. MS Roald Amundsen is the first of Hurtigruten’s two groundbreaking hybrid ships, custom built with green technology to…

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Hurtigruten Launches Exclusive Offers to Celebrate 125 Years of Exploration Travel

Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten is celebrating 125 years as the world leader in exploration travel, and travelers can join in on the fun by booking a discounted cruise to some of the world’s most unchartered territories, April 1 – March 31, 2018. For a limited time, travelers can explore rugged natural beauty while kayaking through Antarctica’s icebergs, hiking in pristine environments in The…

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Hurtigruten Launches Hybrid Ship Details and Itineraries

Amundsen ship deck

With three ships in Antarctica and five ships calling in Svalbard in the 2019/2020 season, Hurtigruten is strengthening its position as the world leader in exploration. “Honoring our explorer heritage, we are constantly seeking new waters to explore. With our new ships and new itineraries, Hurtigruten is setting a new global standard for exploration travel to the polar edges of…

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Hurtigruten Reveals New Hybrid Ships and 2019/2020 Polar Adventures

Hurtigruten Hybrid Ships

Named after two of the greatest heroes in Polar history, MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen, Hurtigruten’s new hybrid powered expedition ships, will combine state of the art technology and premium on board experience with Hurtigruten’s 125 years of experience and unparalleled destination expertise. The result: The next generation of adventure travel. 2019/2020 Voyages: Hurtigruten, the world leader in…

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Hurtigruten Invites Travelers to Explore Antarctica

Penguins in Antarctica

Hurtigruten invites travelers to unlock their inner explorer and discover the rich culture and history of Antarctica, enjoy a host of excursions, and embark on exploratory adventures as the leader in exploration travel launches its 2017-2018 itineraries for the destination. A few perks include free airfare, 50 percent off the second guest, and voyages aboard the MS-Roald Amundsen, the world’s…

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Hurtigruten Offers Out of This World Cruises

MS Roald Amundsen

For the traveler with a hunger for discovery and a yearning to explore the sea and space, Hurtigruten is introducing Out of This World Cruises, which features three explorer cruises accompanied by Dr. Kathy Sullivan and Dr. Norm Thagard—both former NASA astronauts. The cruises will take place on the MS Midnatsol and the new and luxurious hybrid MS Roald Amundsen,…

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Hurtigruten Expedition Ships Introduce Underwater Explorer Drones

Underwater Explorer Drones

Ninety percent of the world’s oceans remain unexplored. That’s about to change as underwater drone creators, Blueye Robotics, and Hurtigruten, the Norwegian expedition cruise line, plan to introduce underwater drones as part of the guest experience on its worldwide expedition cruises. Recently launched, Blueye Pioneer is an underwater drone that can dive eight times deeper than the average scuba enthusiast…

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Introducing Hurtigruten’s New Ship: MS Roald Amundsen

MS Roald Amundsen

In July 2018, Hurtigruten will add a brand new ship to its fleet: the MS Roald Amundsen. The state of the art vessel features new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible. MS Roald Amundsen is the first of two hybrid ships Hurtigruten will add…

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Hurtigruten Cruise Line Debuts 2018 Explorations

Hurtigruten Northern Lights

Hurtigruten – the world leader in exploration travel – is known for putting the spotlight on unique destinations and has just released new and exciting itineraries lined up for 2018. In Search of the Northern Lights Hurtigruten offers the best times to see the Arora Borealis on the In Search of the Northern Lights voyage. Experience the spectacular Seven Sisters mountain…

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