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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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Hurtigruten Offers Freedom to Roam Sale

Hurtigruten RIB boat

Freedom to Roam Sale Starts on Norway’s National Independence Day. Save up to 10% pp* on all Norway Coastal Cruises and Select Explorer Cruises Departing May 17, 2017 – March 31, 2018 for a Limited Time In celebration of Norway’s National Independence Day, adventurers can connect with their inner Norwegian and save up to 10% per person* when booking select…

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Hurtigruten Introduces Widest Ever Selection of Excursions in Norway

Hurtigruten RIB boat

Offering more than 100 unique excursions, the world-leading expedition cruise line invites guests to become fully immersed in the world’s most beautiful coastline – at their chosen activity level. Adventure travelers can always expect the unexpected with Hurtigruten, offering guests: A record number of authentic local Norway excursions covering wide-ranging topics from nature-based to urban exploration, and energetic hikes to…

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Hurtigruten to Offer a Record 100 Shore Excursions in Norway in 2018

Hurtigruten shore excursions

Expedition travel operator Hurtigruten will offer a record 100 shore excursions, Young Explorer activities and professional expedition teams on its Norwegian coastal ships in 2018. Designed to suit all ages and activity preferences, the coastal expedition excursions will include nature-based tours, hikes, gentle strolls, rib boat excursions, and urban exploration opportunities. Highlights will include dogsledding through the mountains of Kristiansund,…

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Hurtigruten Begins Construction of First Hybrid Expedition Ship

MS Roald Amundsen exterior

Launching in 2018, MS Roald Amundsen will be the world’s first expedition cruise ship powered by hybrid battery technology. The steel section marking the official start of the construction, will become one of the main engine compartments – housing the ship’s revolutionary hybrid engines. Sustainability will be the core of every detail of the ship and the on board operation….

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